AutoNation, which bills itself as “America’s Largest Auto Retailer,” is selling recalled used vehicles that contain dangerous safety defects. In a survey of over 2,400 used vehicles for sale at 28 AutoNation locations, 1 in 9 were found to have unrepaired safety recalls. Those vehicles are potentially hazardous to the people who buy them, their passengers and everyone else on the road.

The experience of six "early adopters" shows that electric buses can be reliable, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective replacements for diesel vehicles. 

James Horrox

AutoNation was once a leader when it came to safety, but our new report found that 1 in 9 surveyed used vehicles on its lots had unrepaired recalls.

Jon Sundby

Giving thanks for the rare good fortune of living in a great neighborhood in a great city - and exploring the link between good neighborhood design and needing to buy 14 bags of candy each Halloween.

Tony Dutzik

What are the pitfalls and opportunities for electrifying transit bus fleets? Reuters takes a look, in its coverage of our new electric buses report.

Vox describes the laws that let dealerships sell potentially dangerous used cars, following our finding that 1 in 9 surveyed used vehicles sold at Autonation contain unrepaired safety recalls.

Senior policy analyst Tony Dutzik helped The New York Times answer a question: What would happen if everybody in the United States cut back on driving?

Analyst R.J. Cross spoke with news outlets about new financial transparency efforts from states like Oklahoma, Maryland and Idaho.

In its coverage of Safe for Swimming?, our new report on beach water quality, the Boston Globe describes infrastructure improvements that Massachusetts can make to reduce sewer and stormwater pollution, and to keep beaches safe.

Following the release of Debit Cards on Campus, Wells Fargo announced that it would eliminate some fees on its campus debit cards.