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Jan
21

Alliance Statement On NHTSA Recall Awareness Ad Campaign

Automakers want recalled vehicles to be repaired quickly, so manufacturers have undertaken many outreach efforts to encourage consumers to bring their vehicles to dealerships.  We support education efforts beyond what automakers are already doing to increase the consumer participation rate, and we urge consumers to regularly check NHTSA’s website (www.safercar.gov/CheckForRecalls) to find out if their […]

Jan
21

Statement Of Auto Alliance CEO Mitch Bainwol Before The Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee

Chairman Murkowski and Ranking Member Cantwell, on behalf of the members of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Alliance), I appreciate the opportunity to testify today before the Committee on the innovative technologies that automakers are currently integrating into their vehicles – making today’s automobile among the most sophisticated technology owned by consumers. Alliance members account […]

Jan
19

For NHTSA’s Vehicle Cybersecurity Roundtable, The Alliance And Global Automakers Released This Statement:

“The automobile industry is driving an unprecedented wave of innovation as automakers pioneer groundbreaking technologies that make cars and trucks ever safer. Computing systems help enable many of these automotive technologies, making cybersecurity a top priority – just like it is in any other industry sector using computer systems. Automakers are proactively and collaboratively addressing […]

Jan
14

Alliance Statement on US DOT Automated Vehicles Announcement

Automakers appreciate the U.S. Department of Transportation’s efforts to remove obstacles to automated vehicle (AV) technologies. With Federal statistics confirming that 94 percent of all crashes involve driver error, getting more of these new technologies on our roads will help keep drivers safer, while also helping to avoid traffic congestion, reduce fuel use and save […]

Jan
5

Alliance Statement on Record U.S. Automotive Sales

In 2015 U.S. light vehicle sales reached a historic all-time high of 17.39 million, an increase of 5.8% over 2014, and passing the previous sales record of 17.35 million set in 2000. This marks the sixth consecutive year-over-year sales growth, a trend not seen in over eight decades. “Consumers are responding to the great selection […]

Oct
7

NEW SURVEY IDENTIFIES FACTORS INFLUENCING RECALL COMPLETION RATE

  Washington, DC — The Auto Alliance and Global Automakers today released the initial results of research designed to understand why roughly 25 percent of the owners of recalled vehicles never complete the free repair.  An extensive survey conducted by Public Opinion Strategies illuminates a variety of factors that play into how consumers respond to recall notices […]