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Consumer Reports: Tesla Must Prove Safety Before Claiming “Self-Driving” Ability

Company must rigorously, transparently demonstrate safety improvements, says CR WASHINGTON, D.C.—Tesla today discussed new details about driving automation in its vehicles and its plans for…

April 22, 2019

Crossovers and electrics merge at New York Auto Show

Consumers would benefit from more electric vehicle options — not just small cars and hatchbacks but pickups, SUVs and especially crossovers — a segment of…

April 22, 2019

Fast Facts on Fuel Economy

A collection of our relevant, recent analysis and fact sheets on vehicle fuel economy. Rollback of fuel economy rules would have negative financial, health impacts…

April 5, 2019

Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Vehicle Standards are working, according to EPA study

Imagine for a moment a road without rules. No speed limit? No waiting at red lights? As a driver, this might sound exciting! That is,…

March 22, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports urges Congress to pass the Stop Underrides Act

Bill would help protect consumers from losing loved ones in truck underride crashes WASHINGTON, D.C.—Consumer Reports announced its support for the Stop Underrides Act, a…

March 5, 2019

CR’s Top Picks more fuel-efficient than ever

Consumer Reports 2019 “Top Picks” is the most fuel-efficient selection of vehicles ever chosen for this list by the publication. The 10 vehicles are exceptional…

February 28, 2019

CR comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation on V2X Communications Technologies

The independent, non-profit member organization Consumer Reports welcomes the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) request for comments regarding vehicle-to-everything or…

February 24, 2019

Coloradan consumers win with committee vote for ‘Low-Emission Vehicle’ standards

A coalition of consumer advocacy organizations testified Wednesday in defense of Colorado’s right to choose cleaner car standards. After hearing from the coalition, which includes…

February 14, 2019

Joint petition for NHTSA to reconsider its final rule on temporary exemptions from safety standards

This is a petition for reconsideration of the Final Rule promulgated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA, or Agency) amending the Agency’s regulation…

February 8, 2019

End of an era in Detroit, and the beginning of a new one

If you have the chance to check out the Detroit Auto Show this year, you’ll be witnessing a pivotal moment in history. The Detroit Auto…

January 23, 2019

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