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May
8

Auto Alliance CEO Cites Industry Investment in Electric Vehicles and Marketplace Realities at U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing

Auto Alliance President and CEO, Mitch Bainwol, participated in the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment hearing titled “Sharing the Road: Policy Implications of Electric and Conventional Vehicles in the Years Ahead.” Excerpts of the testimony are below, and to download the full testimony click here. The auto industry has invested billions of […]

Apr
30

Alliance Statement on Current U.S. Draft of NAFTA Rules of Origin for Automobiles

Alliance members support the Administration’s goal of growing U.S. auto manufacturing and jobs.  However, there is a delicate balance that must be struck with auto rules of origin – one that continues to incentivize production in North America versus forgoing the NAFTA benefits and moving production to other low-cost production regions.  The Alliance is concerned […]

Apr
2

The Facts on Progress in Auto CO2 Reductions

The auto sector has already made significant carbon reductions in its products. Fleet-wide automobile CO2 reductions are already more than 21 percent lower than in 2005. According to the 2017 EPA Trends Report, the real-world emissions of new cars and light trucks went from an average of 447 g/mi CO2 in 2005 to 352 g/mi […]

Apr
2

Auto Alliance Statement in Response to EPA’s Announcement about the Midterm Review of the Fuel Economy/GHG Program

This was the right decision, and we support the Administration for pursuing a data-driven effort and a single national program as it works to finalize future standards. We appreciate that the Administration is working to find a way to both increase fuel economy standards and keep new vehicles affordable to more Americans. Today’s announcement was the […]