Vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs) allow wireless communications between vehicles without the aid of a central server. Reliable exchanges of information about road and traffic conditions allow a safer and more comfortable travelling environment. However, such profusion of information may allow unscrupulous parties to violate user privacy. On the other hand, a degree of auditability is desired for law enforcement and maintenance purposes. In this paper we propose a Threshold Anonymous Announcement service using direct anonymous attestation and one-time anonymous authentication to simultaneously achieve the seemingly contradictory goals of reliability, privacy and auditability.