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May
5

DSRC Coalition Letter To President Obama

Dear Mr. President: Thanks to your leadership, your Administration is poised to bring to fruition years of work to build a communications network that allows vehicles on the road to communicate with other road users and with surrounding infrastructure to help avoid collisions, injuries, and fatalities. Last week, you received a letter from the cable […]

Apr
27

Automated Technologies Next Material Leap Forward In Vehicle Safety with Ample Additional Benefits

Legislative and Regulatory Activity Must Liberate Innovation, Not Inhibit It. Automakers have made enormous progress in saving lives on America’s roadways by improving crash worthiness and incorporating life-saving equipment into vehicles today.  The industry’s next big material leap forward lies in avoiding crashes altogether through the continued development and deployment of automated technologies.  Auto Alliance […]

Apr
22

Alliance Statement on NHTSA Forum on Aviation Safety And Autos

“Following up to our proactive safety principles developed with NHTSA in January, automakers held several meetings with the commercial aviation community to learn about their safety policies and how they could potentially apply to the auto sector.  Friday’s safety forum was arranged to provide additional information about how the aviation sector worked to establish their system, which is worthy […]

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 […]