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Auto Alliance CEO testimony on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness

Auto Alliance President & CEO Mitch Bainwol gave the following testimony before the Senate Committee on Finance Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness at its Field Hearing in San Antonio, TX. entitled Modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Excerpts of the testimony are below, and to download the full testimony […]


Alliance Statement on EV Tax Credit

Automakers are offering more than 30 models of electric vehicles in dealer showrooms but they represented only 1 percent of overall sales last year. There is no question that the potential elimination or phase out of the electric vehicle tax credit will impact the choices of prospective buyers and make it more challenging for manufacturers […]


National Federation of the Blind and Automakers Host Conference on the Promise of Autonomous Vehicles and the Disability Community

Diverse group of attendees focus on accessibility of autonomous vehicles for the disabled Baltimore, MD – Yesterday the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (“Auto Alliance”) hosted a conference titled “The Promise: Autonomous Vehicles and the Disability Community”. The event was hosted at NFB’s Jernigan Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. […]


Alliance Statement on Fuel Economy Harmonization Bill

Automakers commend Representatives Fred Upton and Debbie Dingell for recognizing the consumer benefits that can come from better alignment of government programs. It’s important to avoid unnecessary costs that ultimately are paid by customers. Vehicle fuel economy is regulated by both NHTSA and EPA. In 2012, when new standards were finalized, there was a recognition […]


Auto Alliance Statement on California’s Updated AV Regulation Proposal

The Alliance continues to consider the California DMV a partner in not only expediting these transformative technologies to market, but also in building consumer acceptance. We’re already conducting a complete review and we’ll have more expansive comments to submit by the comment period deadline. An initial look suggests that the DMV recognizes that certain onerous […]