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Oct
22

Roadway Fatalities Decline For Second Straight Year

Automakers welcome the news of a second consecutive year of declines in highway fatalities following the U.S. Department of Transportation report that 2018’s highway fatalities were down 2.4 percent from a year earlier.  The department’s preliminary figures for 2019’s first six months shows a further decrease, down 3.4 percent from the same period a year […]

Aug
14

Sales Data: Americans Continue To Favor Light Trucks

Americans continue to favor light trucks over cars, which are now below 30% of new vehicle sales. In 2013, sales of cars and light trucks – SUVs, vans, and pickups – were nearly even. Now there’s a 40% gap in market share.

Jun
13

Alliance Submits Comments to FCC on the Importance of Automotive Safety being a Priority in the 5.9 GHz Spectrum

On June 12, 2019, the Auto Alliance submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the importance of automotive safety being a priority in the 5.9 GHz spectrum. Automakers believe it is important to ensure that intelligent transportation systems (“ITS”) and vehicle-to-everything (“V2X”) technologies are able to operate in the 5.9 GHz band free […]

Jun
7

Alliance Statement on U.S., Mexican Agreement

The following statement on the agreement reached tonight between the U.S. and Mexico can be attributable to David Schwietert, Interim President and CEO at the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers: “We are pleased to see that the president has decided against imposing tariffs on goods coming into the country from Mexico. Any barrier to the flow […]