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May
5

DSRC Coalition Letter To President Obama

Dear Mr. President: Thanks to your leadership, your Administration is poised to bring to fruition years of work to build a communications network that allows vehicles on the road to communicate with other road users and with surrounding infrastructure to help avoid collisions, injuries, and fatalities. Last week, you received a letter from the cable […]

Apr
14

Alliance Statement Before The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing And Trade

The following statement was presented by Mitch Bainwol, President and CEO, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade regarding the reauthorization of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Excerpt Working with industry and government stakeholders, there has been enormous progress in automotive safety […]

Feb
17

Auto Alliance Submits Comments On Proposed Ncap Rework

Today automobiles are even safer, cleaner and more fuel efficient than at any other time in history, and automakers look forward to working with NHTSA and other stakeholders on the proposed  revisions to the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). As with any consumer information program, it is important to evaluate the program’s effectiveness both historically […]

Jan
29

Alliance Comments On NCAP Changes

The following statement was presented by Robert Strassburger, Vice President, Safety & Harmonization at the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers to NHTSA at its public hearing on possible changes to the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP): Background NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) provides comparative information on the safety of new vehicles to assist consumers with […]

Jan
25

Car Vehicle Lightweighting Study Provides Good Insight on Automakers’ Efforts To Increase GHG/fuel Economy

The following is a joint statement from the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers WASHINGTON, DC, JANUARY 21, 2016 – “Automakers are increasingly using lightweight materials to help meet greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy standards without having to sacrifice the safety and performance of their vehicles. Studies like the one […]

Jan
15

Automakers and NHTSA Announce Industry Collaboration to Advance Mutual Goal of Improving Highway Safety

Auto Industry Proactive Safety Principles will Enhance Motor Vehicle Safety and Allow for Continued Innovation Detroit, MI January 15, 2016 – Major automakers and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today unveiled a voluntary set of “Proactive Safety Principles” that will set forth the framework for enhancing automotive safety and quality across the industry. “Highway […]