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Apr
14

Alliance Statement Before The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing And Trade

The following statement was presented by Mitch Bainwol, President and CEO, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade regarding the reauthorization of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Excerpt Working with industry and government stakeholders, there has been enormous progress in automotive safety […]

Feb
17

Auto Alliance Submits Comments On Proposed Ncap Rework

Today automobiles are even safer, cleaner and more fuel efficient than at any other time in history, and automakers look forward to working with NHTSA and other stakeholders on the proposed  revisions to the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). As with any consumer information program, it is important to evaluate the program’s effectiveness both historically […]

Jan
29

Alliance Comments On NCAP Changes

The following statement was presented by Robert Strassburger, Vice President, Safety & Harmonization at the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers to NHTSA at its public hearing on possible changes to the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP): Background NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) provides comparative information on the safety of new vehicles to assist consumers with […]

Jan
25

Car Vehicle Lightweighting Study Provides Good Insight on Automakers’ Efforts To Increase GHG/fuel Economy

The following is a joint statement from the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers WASHINGTON, DC, JANUARY 21, 2016 – “Automakers are increasingly using lightweight materials to help meet greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy standards without having to sacrifice the safety and performance of their vehicles. Studies like the one […]

Jan
21

Alliance Statement On NHTSA Recall Awareness Ad Campaign

Automakers want recalled vehicles to be repaired quickly, so manufacturers have undertaken many outreach efforts to encourage consumers to bring their vehicles to dealerships.  We support education efforts beyond what automakers are already doing to increase the consumer participation rate, and we urge consumers to regularly check NHTSA’s website (www.safercar.gov/CheckForRecalls) to find out if their […]

Jan
21

Statement Of Auto Alliance CEO Mitch Bainwol Before The Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee

Chairman Murkowski and Ranking Member Cantwell, on behalf of the members of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Alliance), I appreciate the opportunity to testify today before the Committee on the innovative technologies that automakers are currently integrating into their vehicles – making today’s automobile among the most sophisticated technology owned by consumers. Alliance members account […]