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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 […]

Jan
5

Automakers Viewed As Consumer Tech Leaders

Washington, DC — Americans want “smart” technology — and automakers show multiple signs of tech leadership to provide it, according to a nationwide poll conducted by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) in advance of the largest automotive presence ever at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. “Consumers want auto technology because […]

Oct
7

New Survey Identifies Factors Influencing Recall Completion Rate

Washington, DC — The Auto Alliance and Global Automakers today released the initial results of research designed to understand why roughly 25 percent of the owners of recalled vehicles never complete the free repair.  An extensive survey conducted by Public Opinion Strategies illuminates a variety of factors that play into how consumers respond to recall notices and […]