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New nationally-representative survey by Consumer Reports finds serious consumer concerns with ride-hailing and ride-sharing options

Survey results shared as Consumer Reports hosts panel about the future of transportation at the 2020 Washington Auto Show’s MobilityTalks International conference WASHINGTON, D.C. —…

January 21, 2020

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Consumer Reports praises Department of Transportation endorsement of standard terms for auto safety technology

CR, which spearheaded initiative with AAA, National Safety Council, and J.D. Power, says common names will help clear up confusion about advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS)…

January 15, 2020

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Consumer Reports: Self-driving cars need federal safety rules and more innovation to thrive

Department of Transportation’s new guidance on automated vehicles falls far short, says CR    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation yesterday released the…

January 9, 2020

The Rise of the Crossover: The segment that’s really driving the auto industry’s sales

Over the past 20 years, a new type of vehicle called a ‘crossover’ has quietly taken over the automotive industry. Crossovers have grown from under…

December 19, 2019

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Joint release from Consumer Reports and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: Four automakers meet automatic emergency braking commitments ahead of 2022 target

ARLINGTON, Va. — Four carmakers equipped virtually all the light vehicles they produced for the U.S. market between Sept. 1, 2018, and Aug. 31, 2019,…

December 17, 2019

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Consumer Reports and Minnesotans petition for Low- and Zero-Emission Vehicle standards

CR also submits public comments to state detailing consumer benefits, including nearly $9 billion in savings by adopting LEV SAINT PAUL, MN — Consumer Reports submitted public…

December 6, 2019

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Nevada plans action to protect consumers from the threat of worsening air pollution and fuel bills

RENO, NV — Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak today announced plans to begin the process of adopting ‘Low Emission Vehicle’ (LEV) standards for the state. Recent…

November 22, 2019

Clearing the Confusion: Recommended Common Naming for Advanced Driver Assistance Technologies

Four organizations – AAA, Consumer Reports, J.D. Power and the National Safety Council – have come together to adopt standardized naming for advanced driver assistance…

November 20, 2019

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Joint Statement: AAA, Consumer Reports, J.D. Power and The National Safety Council Unite to Adopt Common Naming for Advanced Driver Assistance Technology

(November 20, 2019) – As leaders in consumer advocacy, traffic safety and industry advice, four organizations – AAA, Consumer Reports, J.D. Power and the National…

November 20, 2019

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Consumer Reports: Uber crash should be ‘a wake-up call’ for companies developing self-driving cars, DOT, and state governments

NTSB investigation finds lax safety practices, weak oversight; CR calls for strong safety rules   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today called for substantial safety…

November 19, 2019

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