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Nov
29

Statement in Response to DOT Announcement

“Elaine Chao is a superb choice to lead the Department of Transportation.  The combination of her prior Cabinet experience, her specific knowledge of DOT and her extensive policy background makes her a uniquely qualified nominee who can literally hit the ground running. “We see the next couple of years as a particularly crucial time for mobility […]

Nov
14

Alliance Statement On EV Minimum Sound Standard

The Alliance worked closely with the National Federation of the Blind to support the Congressional legislation that directed NHTSA to develop this standard. We’re still reviewing this final rule, however we already know that it’s important that automakers have the flexibility to equip vehicles with sounds that are sufficiently detectable yet pleasant to hear; consumer […]

Aug
29

Auto Alliance Statement On 2015 Final FARS Data

Our top priority is safety and we are continually working to identify problems that can hinder making our roads as safe as possible. We follow road safety data carefully in order to monitor what is happening, and we will surely need to examine the government’s final 2015 data to determine where our combined priorities need […]

Aug
10

Auto Alliance Announces VP Of State Affairs

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers is pleased to announce that Amy Brink will assume the position of Vice President of State Affairs, effective August 8, 2016.  Brink is a veteran automotive lawyer specializing in state legislative and regulatory matters. “Amy is familiar with the halls of state capitals, both through testifying in hearings and through […]

Jul
18

Alliance Statement on Release Of US EPA, US DOT, California’s Air Resources Board Draft Technical Assessment Report of Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Fuel Economy Standards For Model Year 2022-2025 Cars And Light Trucks

Getting the midterm review analysis right is crucial for everyone. Given changes in the market landscape, it will be a daunting challenge to meet the very aggressive requirements of the 2022-2025 federal fuel economy and greenhouse gas rule. Absent a vigorous commitment to focus on marketplace realities, excessive regulatory costs could impact both consumers and […]

Apr
27

Automated Technologies Next Material Leap Forward In Vehicle Safety with Ample Additional Benefits

Legislative and Regulatory Activity Must Liberate Innovation, Not Inhibit It. Automakers have made enormous progress in saving lives on America’s roadways by improving crash worthiness and incorporating life-saving equipment into vehicles today.  The industry’s next big material leap forward lies in avoiding crashes altogether through the continued development and deployment of automated technologies.  Auto Alliance […]