Auto Defects

How to Find Technical Service Bulletins and Other Manufacturer Communications via NHTSA’s Search Portal

April 25, 2016 202-328-7700 How to Find Technical Service Bulletins and Other Manufacturer Communications via NHTSA’s Search Portal On February 4, 2016, the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) filed a lawsuit against Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx seeking to enforce the Congressional mandate in in the “Moving Ahead for Progress …

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CAS Calls NHTSA-Auto Industry Secret Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) Deal a Safety Sellout

March 17, 2016 Today, NHTSA announced an agreement with 20 automakers to introduce Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), without rulemaking or public input. CAS Executive Director Clarence Ditlow Stated: The NHTSA-Industry secret AEB deal is inadequate, unenforceable and expensive. It allows auto companies to charge whatever they can get away with in an options package until 2022.  The test speeds should have included the 40-mph test speed …

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Car Owners Upset About Bad Paint Jobs

Dorese Ramsey, Midlothian mother of five, needed a combination of form and function when she was shopping for a vehicle three years ago.

She decided on a used white Ford Expedition, the same kind model her husband drives.

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