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Feb
22

Alliance Letter to EPA Regarding Midterm Evaluation of MY 2022-2025 GHG Standards

The following letter to Administrator Pruitt requests that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency withdraw the Final Determination on the Appropriateness of the Model Year 2022-2025 Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards under the Midterm Evaluation (Final Determination) which was announced on January 13, 2017 but never published in the Federal Register.

Feb
17

Alliance CEO Statement on Scott Pruitt Confirmation for EPA Administrator

Mitch Bainwol, President & CEO, Auto Alliance issued this statement today in response to the confirmation of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt: “We congratulate Administrator Pruitt on his confirmation and look forward to working with him and his team to get the Midterm Review back on track. “The Administrator has a keen understanding of how compliance […]

Jan
31

Alliance CEO Statement on Elaine Chao Confirmation for Secretary of Transportation

Attributable to Alliance President & CEO, Mitch Bainwol, on the Confirmation of Elaine Chao as Secretary of Transportation We look forward to working closely with Secretary Chao and her team.  This is an extraordinary time for mobility, with significant public policy questions in play.   From autonomous vehicles to safety to fuel efficiency to infrastructure, Secretary […]

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
22

Auto Alliance Comments On Federal Automated Vehicle Policy

“The Federal Automated Vehicle Policy (FAVP) is a living document that we expect will be updated and revised as needed, which makes sense for a suite of technologies advancing so quickly. Moreover, the incoming Administration will likely have their own thoughts on how our country moves closer to self-driving vehicles. So NHTSA’s issuance of the […]

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 […]