On July 19th, the Department of Commerce will hold a hearing on whether automobiles and their parts threaten national security, as part of the White House’s deliberation on raising tariffs on imports. Here is the testimony to be delivered by the Alliance, for immediate release. Good morning, I am Jennifer Thomas, Vice President of Federal […]
Washington, D.C. – Automotive industry associations representing vehicle and parts manufacturers in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico today urged a renewed focus on trade negotiations with the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to modernize NAFTA. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, American Automotive Policy Council, Association of Global Automakers, Asociación Mexicana de la Industria Automotriz, Canadian Vehicle […]
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 […]