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Colorado reaffirms commitment to moving forward with plan to expand access to zero-emission vehicles

Denver, Co. — Coloradans deserve cleaner air and more options for electric vehicles (EVs), and Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, applauds Governor Jared…

June 4, 2019

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Consumer Reports urges Congress to extend and reform the federal tax credit program for electric vehicles

Washington, DC. — Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, is strongly urging Congress to extend and expand the federal tax credit for plug-in electric…

May 30, 2019

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Consumer Reports: Tesla’s Automatic Lane Changing Requires Significant Driver Intervention 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 CR found the latest version of Navigate on Autopilot is far less competent than a human driver CR says feature raises…

May 22, 2019

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Consumer Reports: As NTSB Again Links Death to Autopilot, Tesla Must Act Now

Driver-assist system needs immediate changes and a NHTSA defect inquiry, says CR WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Transportation Safety Board today released a preliminary report on the fatal…

May 16, 2019

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Consumer Reports urges Colorado commission to advance Zero Emission Vehicle program, reject automakers’ half-measures

Denver, Co. — Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, is strongly urging Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission to consider adopting a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV)…

May 16, 2019

America’s air is getting worse, says American Lung Association in new report

Findings show importance of strengthening America’s vehicle emissions policies America’s air is getting worse, and a new analysis by the American Lung Association finds that…

April 26, 2019

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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

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