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Statement on Alliance Leadership

Mitch Bainwol, President and CEO of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, today announced his resignation from the organization so he could assume the position of Chief Government Relations Officer at the Ford Motor Company.  The 12 automakers comprising the Alliance said they will announce their leadership plans in the near future. Statement Attributable to Mitch […]


Alliance Statement on U.S. Department of Commerce report on whether vehicle imports pose a national security risk to the United States

“Tariffs are a tax on our customers, and would mean that Americans shopping for a new car would see the prices of many new vehicles increase. Imposing tariffs on imported vehicles and parts would be a mistake, with significant negative consequences for the U.S. auto industry, our employees. American consumers would also see an increase […]


New Congress Can Help Accelerate the Development of Life-Saving Technologies and Greater Mobility Freedom by Passing Autonomous Vehicle Legislation

Today, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, which represents over 70 percent of light-duty auto sales in the United States, sent the following letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate urging the new Congress to continue bipartisan action to help advance greater road safety, innovation, expand mobility, and boost American competitiveness […]


Congressional Inaction on Federal AV Legislation Could Slow the Development of Life-saving Technologies and Greater Mobility Freedom

Despite strong support for autonomous vehicle legislation from Members of Congress and a diverse cross-section of stakeholders, efforts by a few special interests stalled bipartisan legislation in the 115th Congress. Inaction by Congress is a setback for the development and ultimate deployment of potentially life-saving technologies, and leaves many unanswered questions on how this technology […]