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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 […]

Sep
20

Auto Alliance Response To Guidance On Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous vehicles have great potential to make our roads safer and less congested while providing mobility for the disabled and older citizens, so we want to deploy them as quickly as possible. Guidance is the right action to take since the technology is developing quickly and collaboration between automakers and NHTSA is critical to avoid […]