We are the voice for a united auto industry

The Auto Alliance (Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers) is committed to developing and implementing constructive solutions to public policy challenges that promote sustainable mobility and benefit society in the areas of environment, energy and motor vehicle safety.

The Auto Alliance, the leading advocacy group for the auto industry, represents automakers who build 70% of all cars and light trucks sold in the U.S., including BMW Group, FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz USA, Mitsubishi Motors, Porsche, Toyota, Volkswagen Group of America and Volvo Car USA. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Alliance also has offices in Sacramento, California and Detroit, Michigan.

Vision and Goals


To develop and implement policies that enable the introduction of new technologies needed to support sustainable mobility;

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To be the trusted source of proactive and positive innovation and public policy benefiting society in areas of environment, energy and motor vehicle safety;


To initiate and leverage consensus-oriented dialogue with industry, federal and state governments, and other stakeholders to address shared objectives, domestically and internationally; and,

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To be the credible resource for technical and science-based analysis enhancing motor vehicle safety, environment and energy issues with a global perspective.

Our Members

David Schwietert

David Schwietert

Interim President and CEO

Mr. Schwietert joined the Alliance in 2015 as Executive Vice President of Federal Government Relations and Public Policy to coordinate legislative and regulatory efforts regarding automotive safety, fuel economy, and automated vehicle technologies. In that capacity, he led the Alliance’s Government Affairs department. Prior to joining the Auto Alliance, Mr. Schwietert worked in the U.S. Senate for over 15 years and held various policy positions, including staff director of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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