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Oct
12

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 […]

Oct
11

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 […]

Sep
28

Alliance Statement on AV START Act

“Autonomous vehicles hold great promise in saving lives, expanding mobility and reducing congestion, so automakers want to move as quickly as possible to safely test and deploy them.” “Chairman Thune’s and Senator Peters’ bipartisan leadership on the AV START Act can help advance self-driving technologies and help keep the United States at the forefront of […]

Sep
27

Advanced Vehicle Autonomy: Sci-Fi Dream or Soon-to-Be Reality?

Autos2050℠ Event Announced for Nation’s Capital in January Washington, D.C. — The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) and the Alliance for Transportation Innovation (ATI21) today announced the first annual Autos2050℠ conference and ”Driving Innovation Awards” dinner to be held Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis in conjunction with the 2018 Washington, DC […]

Sep
12

Alliance Statement on NHTSA’s New Automated Driving System Guidelines

“Automakers have been developing self-driving technologies for years, recognizing the tremendous potential for enhanced safety for us all and the greater self-sufficiency for certain populations. This federal guidance is helpful in advancing road safety and safe testing, while also providing more clarity on the role of states. The guidance provides the right balance, allowing emerging […]