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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 […]

Jan
19

For NHTSA’s Vehicle Cybersecurity Roundtable, The Alliance And Global Automakers Released This Statement:

“The automobile industry is driving an unprecedented wave of innovation as automakers pioneer groundbreaking technologies that make cars and trucks ever safer. Computing systems help enable many of these automotive technologies, making cybersecurity a top priority – just like it is in any other industry sector using computer systems. Automakers are proactively and collaboratively addressing […]

Jan
15

Automakers and NHTSA Announce Industry Collaboration to Advance Mutual Goal of Improving Highway Safety

Auto Industry Proactive Safety Principles will Enhance Motor Vehicle Safety and Allow for Continued Innovation Detroit, MI January 15, 2016 – Major automakers and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today unveiled a voluntary set of “Proactive Safety Principles” that will set forth the framework for enhancing automotive safety and quality across the industry. “Highway […]