On Wednesday, June 14, Auto Alliance President and CEO Mitch Bainwol testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation at a hearing titled “Paving the Way for Self-Driving Vehicles” Speaking on behalf of the automakers, Mr. Bainwol provided guidance to the committee on the development and deployment of self-driving technology. “We can achieve […]
“Automakers commend the sponsors of this bi-partisan legislation for seeking to better align government programs to avoid unnecessary costs that ultimately are paid by consumers. We urge Congress to pass this legislation as soon as possible to help keep automobiles affordable to the widest range of customers. “Vehicle fuel economy is regulated by both NHTSA […]
Automakers support increasing fuel efficiency. In fact, this year there are more than 480 models on sale that get 30+ MPG on the highway – a 530 percent increase over the number of similar models available just a decade ago. The increase in number of models offering 40+ MPG is even greater: a 3,000 percent […]
Vehicle connectivity promises to play an important and integrated role in crash prevention and easing traffic congestion, and that can result in improved safety and mobility as well as reduced greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to our filed comments, the Alliance urges NHTSA to move quickly in publishing a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM), […]
Mitch Bainwol, President & CEO, Auto Alliance, issued this statement today: “We applaud the Administration’s decision to reinstate the data-driven review of the 2022-2025 standards. By restarting this review, analysis rather than politics will produce a final decision consistent with the process we all agreed to under ‘One National Program’ for GHG and fuel economy […]
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.