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Dec
16

Alliance Statement on USMCA Agreement

Nearly 10 million workers across the country are employed in the auto industry, which contributes significantly to state and local economies. Our sector’s economic health and future depends on trade policy that incentivizes production and investment which ultimately benefits consumers. These are important reasons for modernizing the existing agreement to bring it into the 21st […]

Oct
22

Roadway Fatalities Decline For Second Straight Year

Automakers welcome the news of a second consecutive year of declines in highway fatalities following the U.S. Department of Transportation report that 2018’s highway fatalities were down 2.4 percent from a year earlier.  The department’s preliminary figures for 2019’s first six months shows a further decrease, down 3.4 percent from the same period a year […]

Sep
19

A statement responding to today’s EPA/DOT announcement revoking California’s authority to establish greenhouse gas standards for light-duty automobiles:

A statement from Dave Schwietert, Interim CEO and President, Auto Alliance, responding to today’s EPA/DOT announcement revoking California’s authority to establish greenhouse gas standards for light-duty automobiles: “Automakers support year-over-year increases in fuel economy standards that align with marketplace realities, and we support one national program as the best path to preserve good auto jobs, […]

Sep
4

Helping to Combat Child Heatstroke, Automakers Commit to Introducing New Vehicles with Rear Seat Reminder Systems

WASHINGTON, DC — Parents and caregivers will soon be reminded to check for children in rear seats, thanks to an automaker-led voluntary commitment to add rear seat reminder systems to new vehicles. This announcement is the industry’s latest effort to help enhance child safety, and expands upon widespread efforts to increase public awareness regarding the […]

Aug
16

Statements by Colorado State Agencies and Auto Industry Following Adoption of Agreement on Electric Vehicles

After the 8-1 vote by the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) approving a joint alternative regulatory proposal on Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) regulation, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment (CDPHE), Colorado Energy Office (CEO), Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Association of Global Automakers released the following […]