Executive Director @ Center for Auto Safety
Mr.Clarence Ditlow is the Executive Director of the Center for Auto Safety, a groundbreaking consumer group founded by Consumers Union and Ralph Nader that works to improve auto safety, reliability and efficiency and played a major role in initiating numerous recalls. He holds a degree in chemical engineering and two law degrees. Mr. Ditlow was a patent examiner in the U.S. Patent Office from 1965-70 where he achieved several superior performance awards. From 1971 to 1975, he was an attorney with Ralph Nader’s Public Interest Research Group. He has written numerous publications on consumers, auto safety, air pollution and transportation including “The Lemon Book,” “Lemon Law Litigation Manual,” “Little Secrets of the Auto Industry,” “Sudden Acceleration: The Myth of Driver Error,” and “Drilling in Detroit: Tapping Automaker Ingenuity to Build Safe and Efficient Automobiles.” He edits “Automobile Design Liability,” a 6-volume work published annually by West Publishing.
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