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New Consumer Reports study finds many automakers taking advantage of buyers by packaging proven safety features with premium add-ons

CR calls on automakers to stop sales practices that put safety systems out of reach, and Congress to require lifesaving technology on all new cars…

June 1, 2020

A High Price on Safety: How Automakers Require Consumers to Pay a Premium for Proven Vehicle Safety Features

This study investigated the added cost to consumers of purchasing a model year 2020 passenger vehicle equipped with two specific advanced safety features: blind spot…

June 1, 2020

CR/ CFA/ US PIRG comments — DOT rulemaking on unfair and deceptive practices

Description: Consumer Reports filed comments, joined by Consumer Federation of America and US PIRG, urging the Department of Transportation not to follow through with its…

May 29, 2020

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Consumer Reports Opposes Executive Order on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

Consumer Reports Opposes Executive Order on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act WASHINGTON, D.C. —Consumer Reports released the following statements in response to an…

May 28, 2020

CR joins 80 organizations in urging Congress to consider investing in electrifying the transportation sector in upcoming stimulus packages

Consumer Reports joined 80 organizations in urging members of Congress to consider including an investment in electrifying the transportation sector in any major stimulus package.…

May 28, 2020

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Consumer Reports endorses the Food Supply Protection Act

Senator Stabenow’s bill aims to help farmers, workers, processors and Americans in need during COVID-19 crisis  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports urged lawmakers in Congress…

May 27, 2020

CR comments to the CPSC on its priorities for fiscal years 2021 and 2022

On behalf of the independent nonprofit Consumer Reports, thank you for the opportunity to testify about the CPSC’s priorities. Improving product safety has always been…

May 27, 2020

Letters from CR to sellers of infant inclined sleepers urging their removal

Consumer Reports urges your company to immediately remove from sale all inclined products marketed for infant sleep. It has been more than a year since…

May 26, 2020

Consumer coalition letter calling on California lawmakers to support financial watchdog proposal in state budget

Letter by Consumer Reports and other consumer groups urging the California Senate Budget Committee to support Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposal in the state budget to…

May 21, 2020

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Consumer Reports analysis finds automakers equipping many more new car models with pedestrian detection technology

  Pedestrian detection safety systems come standard on 61% of new vehicle models in 2020, after being standard on just 38% in 2019 Greater adoption…

May 21, 2020

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