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‘All of a sudden it slammed on the brakes’ Hundreds of complaints filed over auto braking systems

Because automakers voluntarily decided to do this, Michael Brooks from the Center for Auto Safety says there…

Kias and Hyundais continue to burn after 5.8 million cars and SUVs recalled

Michael Brooks, with the Center for Auto Safety, said the recalls and repairs did not go far…

LG Faces Tougher U.S. Scrutiny After EV Battery-Fire Recalls

“Performing this evaluation now helps ensure that Americans won’t end up in a situation like Takata, with…

Consumer Groups Commend General Motors’ Commitment to offer Recall-Free Vehicles on the CarBravo Platform

March 30, 2022 Contacts: Jack Gillis, CFA, 202-939-1018 Rosemary Shahan, CARS, 530-759-9440 Too Many Car Dealers Sell…

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High-tech cars take the pain out of recalls, but there’s a catch

“We’re getting into the area where humans are used as beta testers and guinea pigs, and it’s…

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Sudden braking in 2 VW SUV models draws regulatory scrutiny

“We all want to have technology,” said Michael Brooks, chief counsel for the nonprofit Center for Auto…

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Federal Vehicle Safety Rating Update Won’t Get Megacars Off the Road

“That’s the real question: can they get enough done right now at NHTSA to ensure these safety…

Tesla braking issues spur second U.S. probe related to Autopilot

“While it’s encouraging to see NHTSA’s recent enforcement actions after years of turning the other way, Tesla…

3G shutdown means many Georgia drivers lose car safety features this month

Michael Brooks with the Center for Auto Safety said impacted drivers should be frustrated because features like…