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Apr
10

Statement on “Driving America Forward Act,” a Bipartisan Bill to Expand Electric Vehicle and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tax Credits

“We commend Senators Stabenow and Alexander and Congressman Kildee for their leadership on this critical issue,” said Dave Schwietert, Interim President & CEO, Auto Alliance. “This bipartisan bill will help drive deployment and consumer acceptance of these energy-efficient, alternative powertrains. Automakers are investing substantially in electric vehicles, with 58 models on sale and more coming, […]

Apr
10

Statement on the “Vehicle Innovation Act,” Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Investments in Research and Development of Clean Vehicle and Advanced Safety Technologies

“We commend Senators Gary Peters, Debbie Stabenow, and Lamar Alexander – as well as Representatives Debbie Dingell and Haley Stevens for reintroducing the Vehicle Innovation Act,” said Dave Schwietert, Interim President & CEO, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. “This bipartisan legislation will support the critical research and development of transformative clean vehicle technologies to enhance vehicle […]

Apr
4

Alliance joins wide range of associations in agricultural sector, auto industry, chemical manufacturers, freight rail industry, and the trucking industry in expressing concerns with actions slowing commercial goods crossing U.S.-Mexico border. Read our letter to the White House here.

Dear Mr. Kudlow and Mr. Mulvaney: The undersigned associations representing the agricultural sector, the auto industry, chemical manufacturers, the freight rail industry, and the trucking industry write to express serious concerns with any new burdens that would slowdown or delay the movement of commercial goods across the U.S.-Mexico border. We strongly agree that a secure […]

Apr
3

The Importance of Maintaining Cross-Border Trade

Automakers rely heavily on cross-border trade throughout the North American region. In many instances, auto parts can cross the border multiple times before being integrated into the final assembly of a vehicle. We urge all parties to work together to avert a border closing that would result in significant disruptions to the North American auto […]

Mar
27

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao to Deliver Keynote for Future Mobility Conference

Washington, DC— Autos2050®, the premier tech and policy event created by 12 automakers who are transforming mobility, announced today that U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao will deliver the keynote address at the event’s Driving Innovation Awards Dinner on April 2, 2019.  “U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao has provided strong leadership by […]

Mar
25

More Autos2050 Awards Winners Announced

Washington, D.C. — Leaders shaping the future of auto-mobility were announced today as Autos2050® award winners by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance). Award winners include Members of Congress, a governor, state senator, an energy think tank, a safety advocate, automotive suppliers and start-up companies. “It is important to spotlight the innovators and pioneers […]