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Consumer Reports to testify at NHTSA hearing in favor of stronger fuel economy standards

Consumer Reports analysis of NHTSA’s proposal says the agency’s “Alternative 3” would restore almost all of the consumer benefits of the Obama-era CAFE standards CR…

October 13, 2021

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Consumer Reports: White House lays out promising fuel economy and emissions plans for new vehicles, but must close loopholes

CR urges White House to deliver on promise of 60% emissions reduction by 2030 Government’s own analysis indicates stronger standards without loopholes would save consumers…

August 5, 2021

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Consumer Reports statement on news reports of White House announcement on electric vehicles, fuel economy standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The White House is planning an announcement tomorrow about electric vehicles and fuel economy standards.  News reports indicate that President Biden and…

August 4, 2021

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Consumer Reports: Road safety measures in infrastructure bill include important steps, missed opportunities

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the U.S. Senate considers a bipartisan infrastructure bill, the independent, nonprofit Consumer Reports says the road safety provisions in the wide-ranging…

August 4, 2021

CR comments filed in Nevada in support of Clean Car Standards

Consumer Reports submitted formal comments to Nevada’s Department of Environmental Protection (NDEP), along with 176 Nevada consumers’ petition signatures, in support of the state’s proposed…

July 28, 2021

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Consumer Reports statement on news reports of White House fuel economy plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Associated Press is reporting details of a White House plan for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions for new cars and…

July 27, 2021

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Consumer Reports supports EPA action to reinstate waiver, allowing states to set stronger standards for new vehicles

  Consumer Reports filed comments with EPA in support of the agency’s proposed action to restore a waiver that allows states to set stronger clean…

July 13, 2021

Consumer Reports comments on EPA’s “Reconsideration of Waiver Status for California’s Vehicle Emission Standards”

Consumer Reports submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency in strong support of the agency’s proposal to restore California’s waiver under the Clean Air Act…

July 13, 2021

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Consumer Reports statement on House passage of the INVEST in America Act

CR praises lawmakers, calls on Senate to approve strong, pro-consumer auto safety and PFAS measures   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today commended the U.S.…

July 1, 2021

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Consumer Reports: NHTSA order requiring more robust crash reporting an important step toward stronger oversight of vehicle automation

Companies will have to report serious crashes that happen after use of an active driver assistance or automated driving system; data likely to help NHTSA…

June 29, 2021

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