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Coloradan consumers win with approval of ‘Zero-Emission Vehicle’ program

Consumer Reports urges strong oversight to ensure program success DENVER, CO — Consumer Reports today praised the state of Colorado’s approval of a Zero-Emission Vehicle…

August 16, 2019

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Consumer Reports applauds signing of Harper’s Law in NY to help protect children from deadly furniture tip-overs

YONKERS, N.Y. — Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, today praised the signing of a new law in New York state to help protect…

August 13, 2019

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Consumer Reports: Government documents show failures by Tesla, while NHTSA must do more to hold companies accountable

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Consumer Reports today said that emails and other government documents released publicly for the first time show failures by Tesla regarding its safety claims…

August 7, 2019

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Consumer Reports: Rolling back fuel economy standards will do nothing to improve traffic safety, and will be very costly for American consumers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, today released an analysis showing that American consumers will lose about $460 billion dollars in…

August 7, 2019

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Consumer Reports Calls on FTC to Take Tougher Action to Stop Hidden Resort Fees

CR Investigation Finds Deceptive Pricing Practices Remain Widespread Years After The FTC Warned Hotels And Online Travel Agencies to Disclose All Fees In Quoted Prices  …

August 6, 2019

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Consumer Reports:  Federal Reserve’s Plan to Operate a Faster Payment System Will Benefit Consumers, But Protections Are Needed to Minimize Fraud

Federal Reserve Must Ensure Money Moves Safely As Financial Transactions Quicken WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports applauded the Federal Reserve Board’s announcement today that it…

August 5, 2019

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Consumer Reports Applauds Progress to Help Prevent Child Deaths in Hot Cars

All automakers should make reminder technology standard, support the Hot Cars Act, says CR WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, on National Heatstroke Prevention Day, Consumer Reports applauded the…

July 31, 2019

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New survey of car buyers shows most Coloradans are interested in electric cars, trucks, and SUVs 

Joint release: Consumer Reports and Union of Concerned Scientists   DENVER, CO — As Colorado considers a new program that would make it easier for…

July 31, 2019

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Consumer Reports: Capital One Breach is Reminder of Need for Stronger Security Laws

CR advises consumers to freeze their credit, check statements WASHINGTON, D.C. — The credit card giant Capital One reported that a hacker gained access to…

July 30, 2019

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Consumer Reports Names Benjamin Moskowitz as Director of Newly-Launched Digital Lab

YONKERS, N.Y. — Benjamin Moskowitz is joining Consumer Reports as director of its newly-launched Digital Lab, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization announced today.   The…

July 29, 2019

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