Despite strong support for autonomous vehicle legislation from Members of Congress and a diverse cross-section of stakeholders, efforts by a few special interests stalled bipartisan legislation in the 115th Congress. Inaction by Congress is a setback for the development and ultimate deployment of potentially life-saving technologies, and leaves many unanswered questions on how this technology […]
Originally published in the December 17, 2018 issue of Automotive News Mitch Bainwol, President and CEO of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers In today’s highly charged political environment, sensationalism and ideological agendas routinely warp reality when it comes to auto policy. Fuel economy is a case in point, and it is sadly all too common […]
Automakers strongly support the passage of federal autonomous vehicle (AV) legislation that will help accelerate the deployment of life-saving technologies on our nation’s roadways. We are pleased to see recent momentum and bipartisan support in both chambers and look forward to working with Congress to help ensure passage. In reviewing the Senate draft, we see […]
Tariffs are a direct hit to the wallets of consumers, so taking more time to achieve a U.S.-China agreement is good news and shows movement in the right direction. We appreciate the Administration’s efforts to de-escalate trade tensions with China, and we look forward to reviewing the details. Ultimately, consumers, auto workers and the auto […]
We are pleased the U.S., Canada and Mexico have signed this important trilateral agreement and we look forward to reviewing the final text. We remain concerned that the existing steel and aluminum tariffs, threat of Section 232 tariffs on imported autos and auto parts and additional tariffs currently imposed on our other global trading partners […]
The Alliance has submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission on continued testing of the 5.9 GHz spectrum for sharing solutions. The Alliance believes that phase II and III testing should proceed, as previously planned.