Tag: Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports Has Serious Safety Concerns With Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta

Consumer Reports has raised serious safety concerns about Tesla’s Full Self-Driving beta that is currently being tested by owners on public roads. For quite some time, Tesla has allowed select owners to install and test its advanced driver-assistance system and recently, the Full Self-Driving beta 9 system was released. Beta testing is far from a […]

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Tesla Model 3 Stripped Of IIHS Safety Award And CR Top Pick Status Following Radar Removal

One of Tesla’s best sellers, the Model 3, is losing its safety designations from two testing organizations. Accordingly, the Model 3 will no longer be considered a CR Top Pick, while the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety plans to remove the Model 3’s Top Safety Pick+ designation. It’s the result of a bold decision to […]

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Destination Fees On New Cars Are Skyrocketing And No One Is Eager To Explain Why

Destination fees have actually been getting more and more coverage lately, which is why it surprised even me – someone forced to look at destination fees across the industry with some frequency, to discover that they’re increasing so quickly.. A recent Consumer Reports study finds that destination fees across the industry have risen more than […]

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Consumer Reports Raises Privacy Concerns Over Tesla’s In-Car Cameras

Privacy concerns have been raised about the in-car cameras used on certain Tesla vehicles that record and transmit footage of drivers and passengers. Consumer Reports notes that the driver-facing camera located in the rearview mirror of the Model 3 and Model Y is turned off by default, but if enabled, will capture and share video […]

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CR Study Finds Infiniti The Least Liked Car Brand In the USA, Tesla The Most Liked

Consumer Reports has released their list of the “most and least liked car brands.” The ranking are based on their 2020 Annual Auto Surveys, which examined 369,000 vehicles and asked owners whether or not they’d buy the same car again. While that sounds simple enough, the so-called “Would Buy Again score” also factors in price, […]

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