The Alliance released this statement as we filed comments to respond to the Commerce Department Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Automobiles and Automotive Parts: “While we understand that the Administration is working to achieve a level playing field, tariffs are not the right approach. Tariffs on autos and auto parts raise vehicle […]
While we understand that the Administration is working to achieve a level playing field, tariffs are not the right approach. Tariffs raise vehicle prices for our customers, limit consumer choice and invite retaliatory action by our trading partners. Automakers support reducing trade barriers across the board and achieving fairness through facilitating rather than inhibiting trade.
Climate change is real and automakers believe we have a responsibility to reduce carbon emissions from our products. Carbon is emitted from burning fuel, so greater fuel efficiency and alternative powertrains are two approaches to reduce carbon emissions. Automakers have increased fuel efficiency across all classes of vehicles, giving consumers more choice in vehicles that […]
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) has sent letters to the governors of the nine states following California’s Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) mandate encouraging them to also follow California’s lead in adopting measures that can help increase sales, including investing in infrastructure, developing consumer incentives and committing to buy ZEVs for state and local […]
Outreach efforts support NHTSA’s “Where’s Baby? Look Before You Lock” heatstroke prevention campaign WASHINGTON, DC, June 6, 2018 — Automakers, safety advocates and moms are taking to the airwaves and online with an educational campaign aimed at saving children’s lives. Sadly, an average of 37 young lives are lost each year from heatstroke due to […]
This investigation under Section 232 is a process that has rarely been used and traditionally has not focused on finished products. We are confident that vehicle imports do not pose a national security risk to the U.S. Last year, 13 domestic and international automakers manufactured nearly 12 million vehicles in the U.S. The auto sector remains […]