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Statement on Mexican Tariffs

Statement attributable to Alliance Interim President and CEO David Schwietert: While we appreciate the administration’s efforts to seek Congressional action on legislation to modernize the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, our position on tariffs remains unchanged:  they are a tax on our customers, which means they’re harmful to our nation’s economy and the millions of American jobs […]


Alliance Statement on Agreement between U.S, Canada, and Mexico to Lift Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

“Automakers welcome this announcement. Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum have increased costs for automakers and suppliers. While many automakers already source the vast majority of their steel and aluminum domestically, tariffs drive those prices up which decreases investment and harms auto workers and ultimately consumers. Lifting these tariffs not only reduces economic harm, it would […]


Alliance Statement on 5.9 GHz Band

Given that human error is a factor in the vast majority of our nation’s nearly 40,000 roadway fatalities, the FCC, DOT and Congress should work to ensure that the 5.9 GHz band is preserved for both existing and emerging vehicle communication and safety technologies. Auto manufacturers understand the FCC’s mission is to maximize use of […]


Alliance Brings Together Stakeholders to Discuss AV Accessibility

Washington, D.C. – Efforts to make vehicles more accessible to those with disabilities and older drivers came into renewed public focus Friday, when the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers brought together safety advocates, policymakers, and other stakeholders to discuss the potential that exists for expanded transportation access and mobility. In the first of three workshops, automakers […]


Automakers Participate in International Conference Promoting Strong Intellectual Property Protections

Automakers today, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center, hosted “IP: the Engine of Innovation,” a conference spotlighting the next-generation automotive technologies and the role of intellectual property (IP) standards play in encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship.  Getting new, proven, technologies into the marketplace are supported by effective IP policies that […]