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New Congress Can Help Accelerate the Development of Life-Saving Technologies and Greater Mobility Freedom by Passing Autonomous Vehicle Legislation

Today, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, which represents over 70 percent of light-duty auto sales in the United States, sent the following letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate urging the new Congress to continue bipartisan action to help advance greater road safety, innovation, expand mobility, and boost American competitiveness […]


Congressional Inaction on Federal AV Legislation Could Slow the Development of Life-saving Technologies and Greater Mobility Freedom

Despite strong support for autonomous vehicle legislation from Members of Congress and a diverse cross-section of stakeholders, efforts by a few special interests stalled bipartisan legislation in the 115th Congress. Inaction by Congress is a setback for the development and ultimate deployment of potentially life-saving technologies, and leaves many unanswered questions on how this technology […]


Alliance Statement on Autonomous Vehicle Legislation Developments

Automakers strongly support the passage of federal autonomous vehicle (AV) legislation that will help accelerate the deployment of life-saving technologies on our nation’s roadways. We are pleased to see recent momentum and bipartisan support in both chambers and look forward to working with Congress to help ensure passage. In reviewing the Senate draft, we see […]


Alliance Statement Re: US-EU Trade Meeting

“Automakers are pleased to see Ambassador Lighthizer and his USTR team in Brussels this week discussing a transatlantic trade deal’s scope with the European Commission. This signals increased momentum since July’s announcement of the pursuit of a U.S.-EU bilateral trade agreement. “Automakers – and many others – agree that consumers and the economy win when […]


U.S. Senate Can Make History and Save Lives by Passing the AV START Act

(Updated 9.18.18) Counterpart bipartisan bill promoting lifesaving technologies passed U.S. House one year ago Washington, D.C.—Various automakers, suppliers, tech companies, and advocates for safer roads are urging the U.S. Senate to take action on an historic opportunity to advance greater road safety, innovation, expand mobility, and boost American competitiveness by passing the AV START Act […]


Auto Alliance presents at Autonomous Vehicle Roundtable for the 2018 Governors Highway Safety Association Annual Meeting

The Auto Alliance shared its vision about the future of personal mobility and outlined some immediate steps to reach these goals at the 2018 Governors Highway Safety Association Annual Meeting (GHSA). Here is an excerpt from the Auto Alliance’s remarks: “Above all, this is a team effort – we cannot achieve our future mobility goals […]