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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 […]

Jun
19

Alliance Statement on Mexican Passage of USMCA

Statement attributable to Alliance Interim President and CEO David Schwietert: “Since the Trump administration first announced its intent to modernize our existing trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, the Auto Alliance has reiterated the absolute necessity of preserving the integrated North American automotive supply chain and maintaining the auto industry’s global competitiveness. Likewise, it is […]

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 […]