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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 […]

Sep
19

A statement responding to today’s EPA/DOT announcement revoking California’s authority to establish greenhouse gas standards for light-duty automobiles:

A statement from Dave Schwietert, Interim CEO and President, Auto Alliance, responding to today’s EPA/DOT announcement revoking California’s authority to establish greenhouse gas standards for light-duty automobiles: “Automakers support year-over-year increases in fuel economy standards that align with marketplace realities, and we support one national program as the best path to preserve good auto jobs, […]

Aug
16

Statements by Colorado State Agencies and Auto Industry Following Adoption of Agreement on Electric Vehicles

After the 8-1 vote by the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) approving a joint alternative regulatory proposal on Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) regulation, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment (CDPHE), Colorado Energy Office (CEO), Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Association of Global Automakers released the following […]

Jul
25

A statement responding to news about a framework agreement on fuel economy:

“Automakers have said repeatedly that they support year-over-year increases in fuel economy standards that align with the marketplace, while also advocating for one national program. Today’s announcement of the framework of an agreement by California and certain automakers acknowledges that the MY2022-2025 standards developed by the Obama administration are not attainable and need to be […]