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CR joins coalition in applauding Nevada for launching Clean Cars Standards initiative

Consumer Reports joined a coalition of consumer, business, industry, science, public health and environmental advocacy organizations in applauding Governor Steve Sisolak for beginning the process…

June 23, 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

Press Release

‘Clean Miles Standard’ an opportunity for Uber & Lyft to fulfill their promises in California, says Consumer Reports

Policies and technologies needed to reduce traffic congestion and pollution SACRAMENTO, CA — California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) is developing first-in-the-nation emissions regulations and electrification…

May 15, 2020

Consumer letter opposing COVID liability shield for businesses

SUMMARY: Letter from CR and other leading consumer organizations opposing business lobby efforts during the COVID-19 emergency to shield businesses from legal accountability for negligently…

May 7, 2020

Press Release

New survey data from Consumer Reports shows strong interest in fuel economy despite low fuel prices

Fuel economy is the attribute that Americans cite most often as having the most room for improvement WASHINGTON, D.C. — New survey data from Consumer…

April 27, 2020

Limited consumer access to clean transportation options is contributing to an air pollution problem threatening the health of nearly half of all Americans

A new report from the American Lung Association shows the importance of expanding clean transportation options Many consumers don’t have access to clean transportation options,…

April 24, 2020

CR finds DOT and EPA made questionable choices in trying to justify the rollback of federal fuel economy and vehicle emissions standards.

Recently, the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a plan to weaken federal gas mileage requirements, even though the new…

April 14, 2020

Consumer Reports comments on 2020-2023 Investment Plan Update for California’s Clean Transportation Program

These comments were submitted as part of CR’s role as a member of the Clean Transportation Program Advisory Committee for the California Energy Commission. Our…

April 1, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports: White House roll back of gas mileage rules compounds financial problems for consumers with economy on brink of recession

Weakening nation’s fuel economy standards will cost Americans $300 billion, do nothing to improve safety, and slow auto sales for years to come WASHINGTON, D.C.…

March 31, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports responds to EPA Science Advisory Board final report about fuel economy rollback plan

The science advisory board of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a final report about the proposed EPA & DOT plan to rollback vehicle…

March 2, 2020

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