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Press Release
May 14, 2024
Statement on Biden Administration Chinese EV Announcement
WASHINGTON, DC – John Bozzella, president and CEO, Alliance for Automotive Innovation said: “China and the auto industry: it’s complicated. “China is a giant auto market – nearly twice the size of the U.S. China is also the leading electric veh
Press Release
May 3, 2024
Statement on Final EV Tax Credit Rules
John Bozzella, president and CEO of Alliance for Automotive Innovation, today released the following statement on final rules from the Departments of Treasury and Energy (required by Congress) related to the EV consumer tax credit (30D) and critical minera
Press Release
April 18, 2024
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Names Steve Sisneros Chief External Affairs Officer
Top campaign and association strategist will strengthen auto industry’s digital advocacy and mobilization work WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation today named Steve Sisneros as Chief External Affairs Officer, effective immediately. Sis
Press Release
April 17, 2024
Center for Automotive Research and Alliance for Automotive Innovation Announce Strategic Partnership
Strengthens CAR’s ability to produce independent, nonpartisan automotive research and analysis for entire auto industry, policymakers, investors, media and more Ann Arbor, MI and Washington, DC – The Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and Alliance f
Press Release
April 3, 2024
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Reports New U.S. Electric Vehicle Data
EVs: 10.2 percent of new U.S. light-duty vehicle sales (Q4 2023); 9.5 percent (full year 2023) 114 electric models now available for sale in U.S. – light truck sales 78 percent of EV market Public charging infrastructure lags: only one new public char
Press Release
March 29, 2024
Letter to White House on U.S. Steel
WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation today sent a letter to White House National Economic Council Director Lael Brainard on recent developments related to the ownership of United States Steel Corporation (U.S. Steel). John Bozzella, presi
Press Release
March 26, 2024
Statement on Port of Baltimore
John Bozzella, president and CEO of Alliance for Automotive Innovation, said: “This is a terrible tragedy and our sympathies go out to those injured and still missing in Baltimore. “It’s too early to say what impact this incident will have on
Press Release
March 20, 2024
Statement on EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Criteria Pollutant Rules (2027-2032)
WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation today released the following statement on EPA's greenhouse gas emissions and criteria pollutant rules for model years 2027-2032. John Bozzella, president and CEO of Alliance for Automotive Innovation,&
Press Release
February 26, 2024
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Names Sarah Puro Vice President, Safety and Technology Policy
Senior NTSB advisor, Congressional budget analyst and longtime Capitol Hill staffer will develop automotive safety and tech policy agenda   WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation today announced Sarah Puro as Vice President, Safety an
Press Release
January 19, 2024
Statement on Administration EV Charging, Affordability Programs
WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation today released the following statement on Biden administration initiatives to expand and improve public electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the country. John Bozzella, president and CEO of
Press Release
January 9, 2024
VinFast Joins Alliance for Automotive Innovation
LAS VEGAS, NV – At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) today in Las Vegas, Alliance for Automotive Innovation welcomed global electric vehicle manufacturer VinFast as the association’s newest automotive member. VinFast is a global EV manufacturer with
Press Release
January 9, 2024
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Reports New U.S. Electric Vehicle Data
EVs: 10.1 percent of new U.S. light-duty vehicle sales in third quarter 2023 – 3 percentage points above same period 2022 111 electric models now available for sale in U.S. – light truck sales 74 percent of EV market Charging infrastructure lags: onl
Press Release
November 28, 2023
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Names John Jacobs Vice President, Industry Engagement and Partnerships
Nonprofit and association executive will lead strategic partnership and event activity; oversee launch of new automotive products and services   WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation named John Jacobs as Vice President, Industry Enga
Press Release
November 8, 2023
Statement on Maine's Question 4
WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation released the following statement on the results of Maine’s Question 4 ballot initiative. John Bozzella, president and CEO of Alliance for Automotive Innovation, said: “The Question 4 results are d
Press Release
November 1, 2023
Lifesaving Rear Seat Reminder Systems: Now Available in 215+ New Vehicle Models
Five-fold increase in four years; 30 percent increase from 2022 Technology notifies caregivers when a child is left unattended in the vehicle Major progress toward industry commitment to install systems in new vehicles by 2025   WASHINGTON, DC �
Press Release
September 25, 2023
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Reports New U.S. Electric Vehicle Data
EVs: 9.1 percent of new U.S. light-duty vehicle sales in second quarter 2023 – 2.4 percentage points above same period 2022  103 electric models now available for sale in U.S. – light truck sales 74 percent of EV market  Charging infra
Press Release
September 11, 2023
NEW: 50-State Auto Industry Economic Impact Tool
Searchable database of auto industry's total contribution to U.S. economy Supports 9.7 million jobs coast-to-coast; generates $126 billion in federal tax revenue; drives $96.6 billion in exports Economic insights and consumer data at the national, state
Press Release
August 14, 2023
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Expands Partnership with Washington Nationals to Help Prevent Pediatric Heatstroke
Stadium advertising campaign raises awareness of dangers of kids in hot cars WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation is expanding its partnership with the Washington Nationals for a second season to raise awareness about the dangers of pedia
Press Release
July 28, 2023
Statement on Biden Administration’s Proposed Fuel Economy Rules
WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation released the following statement after the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) rules for model year
Press Release
July 11, 2023
Independent Auto Repairers, Automakers Strike Major Right-To-Repair Pact
Landmark agreement guarantees consumer choice in automotive repair Ability to have vehicles serviced in well-equipped shops by well-trained technicians: “anytime, anywhere, anyplace” Includes thousands of independent auto repair professionals and th
Press Release
June 26, 2023
Alliance for Automotive Innovation: U.S. EV Sales Hold Steady in Q1
Electric vehicles: 8.6 percent of new U.S. vehicle sales in first quarter 2023 – 2.7 percentage points above same period 2022 97 electric models now available for sale in U.S. – light truck sales 73 percent of EV market Warning signs: Public charging
Press Release
May 23, 2023
Auto Innovators: 3 Billion Vehicles (and Climbing) Get Online Safety Check
Vehicle Recall Search Service (VRSS) is joint safety initiative between CARFAX and auto industry 1 in 5 vehicles on U.S. roads today have an open recall 70 million unfixed safety recalls identified in five years; key tool to achieving 100 percent complet
Press Release
May 22, 2023
Automakers, Tech Oppose AM Radio Mandate
Washington, DC - Alliance for Automotive Innovation joined Consumer Technology Association (CTA), Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) and TechNet in a new letter to Congress opposing a proposal to mandate analog AM radio in new vehicl
Press Release
May 18, 2023
FCC Greenlights Major Safety Tech: Alerts Drivers When Kids Left in Hot Cars
Approves higher-powered mobile radar operations in the 60 GHz band Will enable life-saving automotive innovations that detect movement of a child and trigger alerts WASHINGTON, DC – At its May open meeting, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) a
Press Release
April 17, 2023
Auto Innovators Statement on Updated EV Tax Credit Eligibility
WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation released the following statement after the IRS published an updated list of electric vehicles that currently qualify for the 30D EV tax credit. John Bozzella, president and CEO of Alliance for Aut
Press Release
March 23, 2023
U.S. EV Sales Continue Record Run in 2022; Charging Infrastructure Still Lagging
Electric Vehicles: 7 percent of new U.S. vehicle sales in 2022; 8.5 percent in Q4; 10 percent in December 91 electric models now available for sale in U.S. – light truck sales almost 70 percent of EV market Warning signs: U.S. lacking adequate public c
Press Release
March 13, 2023
Alliance For Automotive Innovation Elects New Board Leadership
Honda’s Bob Nelson named Chair; Hyundai’s José Muñoz named Vice Chair WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation today announced that Bob Nelson, executive vice president, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., will serve as the association’s
Press Release
February 24, 2023
Auto Innovators Names Wayne Weikel Vice President, State Affairs
Will lead association’s 50-state advocacy network on policies related to electrification, franchise, right to repair, consumer privacy and more WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation named Wayne Weikel as Vice President, State Affairs. H
Press Release
February 3, 2023
Auto Innovators Statement on IRS Updated Classification for EV Tax Credit
WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation released the following statement on the U.S. Treasury Department’s updated vehicle classification guidance to help consumers determine the applicable MSRP limitation for clean vehicle tax credits avai
Press Release
January 17, 2023
Auto Innovators Welcomes Five New Members
Companies joining from across the entire automotive ecosystem: automakers, semiconductor and technology leaders, battery manufacturers, and suppliers WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation today announced five new members have joined the as
Press Release
January 9, 2023
Auto Innovators: U.S. EV Sales Continue to Climb in Q3 2022
Electric vehicles 7.1 percent of new U.S. vehicle sales in Q3 – 2.1 percentage points above same period 2021  86 electric models available for sale in U.S. – light truck sales almost 70 percent of EV market  98,000+ public EV chargers now a
Press Release
December 12, 2022
U.S. Autonomous Vehicle Industry Active and Growing
84 AV companies operating in 120 cities across 30 states; 170 testing and commercially operational programs  Government framework required for wider deployment   Alliance for Automotive Innovation today released Ready to Launch: Autonomou
Press Release
November 30, 2022
Auto Innovators: New Data on Auto Industry’s Economic Impact
Automotive ecosystem drives $1 trillion into U.S. economy each year — nearly 5 percent of GDP  9.6 million jobs coast to coast; $105 billion in exports  Every direct job in vehicle manufacturing supports 10.5 additional American jobs  
Press Release
November 29, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on Effort to Avert Rail Strike
‘Intervening now to avert a rail strike that would cause significant damage to the economy is the right thing for Congress to do’ WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation today released the following statement regarding effort by Congres
Press Release
November 3, 2022
Major Progress in Industry Commitment to Prevent Pediatric Heatstroke
Rear Seat Reminder Systems Now Available in 150+ Vehicle Models Technology notifies caregivers when child left unattended in vehicle Follows 2019 industry commitment to install systems in all covered vehicles by 2025; three-fold increase in three years
Press Release
September 13, 2022
EV Momentum Continues in Q2 of 2022
Electric vehicles now 6.6 percent of new vehicle sales in U.S.; 100,000+ public EV chargers now available More charging infrastructure and updated mining policy required to keep pace with growing EV demand and regulatory requirements   WASHINGTON,
Press Release
September 13, 2022
Ghost Autonomy Inc. Joins the Alliance for Automotive Innovation
Autonomous driving pioneer joins expanding membership   WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today announced the addition of Ghost to the association’s expanding roster of original equipment manufacturers, s
Press Release
August 25, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on California Zero-Emission Vehicle Mandate
WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation released the following statement today after the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved final Advanced Clean Cars II regulations. John Bozzella, president and CEO of the Alliance for Automo
Press Release
August 16, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on Enactment of Inflation Reduction Act
WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation today released the following statement after President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act, legislation with automotive manufacturing and consumer purchase incentives to expand vehicle
Press Release
August 7, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on Inflation Reduction Act
WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation today released the following statement after the Senate approved the Inflation Reduction Act, legislation that includes automotive manufacturing and consumer purchase incentives to expand vehicle el
Press Release
July 28, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on Passage of CHIPS Act
WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation released the following statement after both the House and Senate passed $52 billion to fund the CHIPS Act  to increase semiconductor manufacturing capacity in the United States. The legislation
Press Release
July 25, 2022
Auto Innovators Teams Up with Washington Nationals to Help Prevent Pediatric Heatstroke
First-of-its-kind partnership to raise awareness about the dangers of hot cars and save lives   WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with the Washington Nationals
Press Release
July 14, 2022
ICYMI: Auto Innovators Panel on V2X Technology and Connected Cars
Policy conversation with National Transportation Safety Board, U.S., Georgia and Michigan Departments of Transportation New policy agenda released with 10 recommendations to increase V2X deployment WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovatio
Press Release
July 8, 2022
Auto Innovators Announces Additions to State and Federal Affairs Teams
WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today announced additions to its state and federal affairs teams: Nick Steingart joins as Director, State Affairs and will oversee the association’s advocacy work across Alabam
Press Release
June 22, 2022
Auto CEOs to Congress: Semiconductor Funding ‘Critical’ to U.S. Competitiveness
In 1990, U.S. produced 40 percent of global semiconductors; now down to 12 percent   WASHINGTON, DC – More than 20 CEOs spanning automotive manufacturers, suppliers and innovators today sent a letter to members of Congress negotiating final compet
Press Release
June 21, 2022
Auto Innovators: EV Momentum Continues in 2022
  Electric vehicles account for nearly six percent of new vehicle sales in U.S. during Q1 WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today released a comprehensive new analysis of the U.S. electric ve
Press Release
June 13, 2022
Auto Innovators Welcomes Magna and Nuro
Global auto supplier and autonomous vehicle startup join growing roster of members WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today announced two new members to the association’s expanding roster of original equipment m
Press Release
June 9, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on FHWA’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
WASHINGTON, DC –The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) released the following statement on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program: J
Press Release
May 11, 2022
Auto Innovators Releases Policy Framework for EV Battery Recycling
Industry policy framework to reuse, repurpose and recycle key components of electric vehicle batteries Will support and sustain growing battery circular economy Create manufacturing jobs; boost energy security; reduce reliance on mineral imports  
Press Release
April 5, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on Rep. Fred Upton’s Retirement
Statement attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella on the retirement of Rep. Fred Upton: “For more than 30 years, Representative – and Chairman – Upton has been a strong partner of the automotive industry in the U.S. with a de
Press Release
March 21, 2022
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Releases Detailed Q4-2021 Electric Vehicle Sales Report
Data Shows Continued EV Sales Growth The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today released the latest Get Connected Electric Vehicle Quarterly Report (Get Connected), providing an overview of electric vehicle (EV) sales and purchasing t
Press Release
March 8, 2022
Auto Innovators Outlines Ways to Improve Vehicle Recall Awareness and Completion
Recommendations Released in Conjunction with Vehicle Safety Recalls Week Washington, DC – March 8, 2022 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) marked the beginning of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) V
Press Release
February 22, 2022
Statement on Administration's Supply Chain Announcement
Statement attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella, regarding today’s supply chain announcement from the Administration: “Mainstream vehicle electrification will require we collectively address hydrogen and charging infrastruct
Press Release
February 22, 2022
Alliance For Automotive Innovation Names Brian Weiss as V.P. of Communications
Communications veteran brings decades of experience; will further strengthen Auto Innovators’ work advocating for cleaner, safer, smarter mobility. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today announced that B
Press Release
February 15, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on NHTSA’s ADB Final Rule
Statement Attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella:  “Auto Innovators has supported NHTSA’s efforts on the adaptive driving beam (ADB) rulemaking and has actively participated in the rulemaking process through public comme
Press Release
February 11, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on Canadian Border
Statement Attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella: “As our nation’s largest manufacturing sector, the auto industry supports roughly 10 million jobs in America, and accounts for approximately 5.5 percent of our country’s gros
Press Release
February 10, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on EV Charging Guidance and Joint Energy and Transportation Office
Statement Attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella: “The launch of the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation and the release of the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Guidance is an important step in releasing the $5 bil
Press Release
February 9, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on Yesterday's NTSB Meeting
Statement attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella, following yesterday’s National Transportation Safety Board meeting: “The auto industry continues to recognize the important role that V2X can play in improving transportation s
Press Release
January 27, 2022
Auto Innovators Statement on DOT’s National Roadway Safety Strategy
Statement attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella:   “Auto Innovators welcomes the Department of Transportation’s National Roadway Safety Strategy as we work toward our shared goal of zero fatalities on our roadways.
Press Release
January 24, 2022
Advancing Innovation: Auto Innovators Highlight Consumer Privacy Principles
The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) marked the beginning of Data Privacy Week by underscoring the auto industry’s ongoing commitment to protect consumer privacy.   In 2014, 20 automakers made a commitment to protect the perso
Press Release
January 21, 2022
Statement on White House Remarks on the Semiconductor Chip Crisis
Statement attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella ahead of White House remarks on the semiconductor chip crisis: “Leaders from the semiconductor and automotive industries are investing in new production here in the U.S. and work
Press Release
December 20, 2021
Auto Innovators Statement on Final EPA GHG Rule
John Bozzella, President and CEO of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation, made the following statement regarding the EPA’s final rule, Revised 2023 and Later Model Year Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards: “The auto industry contin
Press Release
December 16, 2021
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Releases Detailed Q3 Electric Vehicle Sales Report
Eleven States and DC See New EV Registrations Above 5 Percent; Light Trucks Make Up 60 Percent of the ZEV Market The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today released the latest Get Connected Electric Vehicle Quarterly Report (Get Conne
Press Release
December 15, 2021
Alliance For Automotive Innovation Announces Ford As 2022 Board Chair
Ford to lead advocacy efforts for a cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation future WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) announced that Kumar Galhotra, President of the Americas and International Market
Press Release
December 13, 2021
Auto Innovators Statement on Administration’s EV Charging Announcement
Statement Attributable to Alliance for Automotive Innovation President and CEO John Bozzella: “The $7.5 billion in federal funding for EV charging infrastructure as directed in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is a once-in-a-generation opport
Press Release
December 9, 2021
Auto Innovators Announces Guidelines for EV Charging Stations
Industry recommendations address planning for EV charging expansion funded by bipartisan infrastructure law Washington, D.C. – December 9, 2021 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today unveiled Recommended Attributes for EV Cha
Press Release
December 8, 2021
Auto Innovators Statement on President Biden’s All-Electric Federal Fleet Announcement
For Attribution to Alliance for Automotive Innovation President and CEO John Bozzella: “The auto industry is committed to vehicle electrification and will invest $330 billion in electrification by 2025. We strongly support the Administration’s effort
Press Release
November 23, 2021
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Accepts Global Leadership Position
Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella will lead the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers through 2023 Last week, President and CEO of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) John Bozzella was elected as pres
Press Release
November 19, 2021
Statement on EPA Fuel Economy Trends Report
Statement attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella:   “This report underscores that the industry has made significant progress in improving fuel economy and reducing GHG emissions, but the standards are becoming increas
Press Release
November 15, 2021
Statement on Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Alliance for Automotive Innovation President and CEO John Bozzella made the following statement following President Biden’s signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law: “We commend the bipartisan efforts that went into the Infrastru
Press Release
November 6, 2021
Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act
Alliance for Automotive Innovation President and CEO John Bozzella made the following statement regarding the House sending the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to the President for his signature: “We commend the bipartisan efforts that resulted i
Press Release
November 5, 2021
Auto Innovators convenes day two of the Autos2050 Summit
WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) this week hosted its Autos2050® Summit, convening industry leaders, technology innovators, and policymakers to discuss the path toward a cleaner, safer and smarter transporta
Press Release
November 3, 2021
Auto Innovators convenes day one of the Autos2050 Summit
WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today hosted its first-ever Summit, convening industry leaders, technology innovators, and policymakers to discuss the path toward a cleaner, safer and smarter transportation
Press Release
October 14, 2021
Consumer Data Privacy in the Spotlight as Auto Innovators Brings Experts Together
CONSUMER DATA PRIVACY IN THE SPOTLIGHT AS AUTO INNOVATORS BRINGS EXPERTS TOGETHER Alliance for Automotive Innovation Hosts Latest Autos2050® Future Driven Forum   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today
Press Release
October 12, 2021
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Unveils New, Detailed, Electric Vehicle Sales Report
Results show EV sales accounting for an all-time high 3.8 percent of overall market in Q2   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today released its first-ever Get Connected Electric Vehicle Quarterly Report (
Press Release
October 7, 2021
Recall Search Tool Surpasses 1 Billion Vehicles Checked For Open Safety Recalls
Joint Effort Between CARFAX and the Alliance for Automotive Innovation Helps State Governments and Businesses Improve Vehicle and Road Safety CENTREVILLE, VA. (Oct. 7, 2021) – A major milestone in the ongoing effort to keep car owners and shoppers safe
Press Release
October 4, 2021
Autoliv Joins The Alliance For Automotive Innovation
Association welcomes cutting-edge automotive safety company, bolstering group’s role as industry’s authoritative voice WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators), the singular, authoritative, and respected voice of t
Press Release
September 28, 2021
Statement on Revised 2023 and Later Model Year Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards
Statement Attributable to Alliance for Automotive Innovation President and CEO John Bozzella: “Auto Innovators supports EPA’s proposed GHG standards with appropriate and necessary flexibilities to encourage higher production of electric vehicles (EVs
Press Release
September 27, 2021
Automotive Industry Joint Statement in Support of the Launching of the U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Technology Council (TTC)
The associations representing the U.S. and EU motor vehicle manufacturers – the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), the American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC), the Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA), and the Alliance
Press Release
September 23, 2021
Auto Innovators Statement on Semiconductor Supply Chain Discussion
Statement attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella:   “We appreciate the administration’s continued focus on this critical supply chain challenge.  Leaders from the semiconductor and automotive industries are wor
Press Release
September 14, 2021
Auto Innovators Forum: Broad Spectrum of EV Thought Leaders Outline Unique Opportunities on the Horizon
Auto industry, utilities, environmental and advocacy groups unite behind the promise of a cleaner future.  Washington, D.C. - The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today hosted a dialogue about the comprehensive approach needed fo
Press Release
September 1, 2021
Auto Innovators Announces EV Charging Infrastructure Principles
The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today unveiled EV Charging Infrastructure Principles to advance electric vehicle (EV) acceptance and use in the United States and is sharing these principles with a wide range of partners and stakeho
Press Release
August 11, 2021
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Statement on National EV Charging Initiative
Statement Attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella: “The auto industry is committed to vehicle electrification and will invest $330 billion in the technology by 2025. Even so, consumers will not buy vehicles they cannot convenien
Press Release
August 10, 2021
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Statement on Senate Infrastructure Bill
Statement Attributable to Alliance for Automotive Innovation President and CEO John Bozzella:  “We applaud the bipartisan efforts that resulted in Senate passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. In particular, the $7.5 billion includ
Press Release
August 5, 2021
Auto Innovators: Aligning Policies for a Cleaner Future
‘With the right complementary policies in place, the auto industry is poised to accept the challenge of driving EV purchases to between 40 and 50 percent of new vehicle sales by the end of the decade.’ The following statement is attributable to Allia
Press Release
July 20, 2021
Auto Innovators Launches Event Platform, Announces November Summit
Autos2050® Events Highlight Industry Thought Leaders   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) announced the launch of Autos2050®  — a new digital platform to convene automotive industry leaders, techno
Press Release
July 15, 2021
Auto Innovators Forum: From Design to Driveway, Years in The Making
Auto industry goes behind the scenes to explore the multi-year development process behind every auto.    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today hosted a discussion about the years-long process of br
Press Release
July 13, 2021
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Statement Regarding FCC Rulemaking
Statement attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella:  “The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to update the rules for short-range radars in the 60 GHz spectrum band is a key step to enabling in-vehicle radar
Press Release
June 29, 2021
Statement on NHTSA’s Crash Reporting for Vehicles with Advanced Driver Assist Systems and Automated Driving Systems
Statement Attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella Regarding NHTSA’s Crash Reporting for Vehicles with Advanced Driver Assist Systems and Automated Driving Systems: “In April, automakers representing nearly 99 percent of the ne
Press Release
June 25, 2021
Auto Innovators Calls On NHTSA Not To Abandon Short-Term AV Innovation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) announced intention to prematurely end a critical, national, automated vehicle (AV) pilot program has prompted the Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) to u
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June 9, 2021
Auto Innovators Statement on Passage of the CHIPS for America Act
Statement Attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO, John Bozzella: “The Senate’s bipartisan passage of the CHIPS for America Act indicates policymakers understand and are prioritizing this critical issue.  “New foundries take years t
Press Release
June 8, 2021
Auto Innovators Highlights Pediatric Heatstroke Prevention
“Keeping Cars Safe for Kids: Working to Prevent Pediatric Heatstroke” Forum Brought Industry Thought Leaders Together to Raise Public Awareness and Discuss Technology Advancements WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innov
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June 8, 2021
Statement on President Biden’s Supply Chain Announcement
Attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella “We applaud the Biden Administration’s work toward a long-term, comprehensive approach to supply chain resiliency, particularly concerning semiconductors, high-capacity batteries, and cr
Press Release
June 4, 2021
Statement on Reintroduction of SELF DRIVE Act
“As a global leader in the development of automated vehicle technologies, the U.S. is at the forefront of innovations that have the potential to save lives and transform personal mobility. And as we approach a pivotal moment in the technology’s evoluti
Press Release
June 2, 2021
Statement on Petition to FCC to Reconsider Decision on Safety Spectrum
The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reconsider its November 2020 changes to the 5.9 GHz Safety Spectrum Band. In its Petition for Reconsideration, Auto Innovators underscores a
Press Release
June 2, 2021
Statement on Open-Source Licensing of Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety Technology
Auto Innovators applauds this important milestone for the DADSS program. Through this important public-private partnership, Industry members have worked hard with support from NHTSA and safety stakeholders to advance this technology from a concept to a com
Press Release
June 1, 2021
Luminar Technologies Joins The Alliance For Automotive Innovation
Association welcomes cutting-edge autonomous vehicle technology company, bolstering group’s role as the single, authoritative voice for a rapidly evolving industry WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators), the singul
Press Release
May 26, 2021
Statement on Senator John Thune’s AV Amendment #2018
Attributable to Alliance for Automotive Innovation President and CEO John Bozzella: “The nations that lead the development of AVs will have the potential to guide the development of international standards, control supply chains, and define internation
Press Release
May 18, 2021
Auto Innovators Highlights Industry Leading Safety Innovations
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Hosts Latest ‘Future Driven Forum’ with Sector Leaders   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today hosted a discussion with industry leaders about modernizing the natio
Press Release
May 14, 2021
Semiconductor Industry Association and Alliance for Automotive Innovation Convene Joint Industry Workshop on Global Semiconductor Shortage
WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 14, 2021 – Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) president and CEO John Bozzella and Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) president and CEO John Neuffer released the following joint statement today following a
Press Release
May 10, 2021
Auto Innovators Statement on Colorado Transportation Funding Proposal
Attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella: “Auto Innovators commends the Polis Administration and Colorado’s legislative leaders for introducing a transportation funding proposal that will invest more than $5 billion over the nex
Press Release
May 3, 2021
Automotive Industry Sends Letters to Eleven Governors Welcoming Commitment to EV Success
Read the press releases for all eleven states.
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April 29, 2021
Auto Innovators Joins National Campaign to Prevent Heatstroke Injuries
Immediate awareness supplements industry’s landmark voluntary agreement WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 29, 2021 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and industry
Press Release
April 29, 2021
Automotive Industry Welcomes Governor Janet Mills’ Commitment to EV Success; Cites Needed Measures for State to Meet EV Ambitions
Significant work ahead for all stakeholders in Maine to achieve ambitious goals   WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 29, 2021 – In a letter to Governor Janet Mills, the Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) praised Maine’s commitment to p
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April 28, 2021
AVs and Electrification Seen as Critical to Nation’s Mobility Transformation, Says Auto Innovators
Industry outlines key areas critical to modernizing and advancing mobility in Senate testimony Washington, DC – April 27, 2021 – Four key areas are critical to modernizing and transforming mobility, safety and technology and unlocking American innovat
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April 27, 2021
Auto Innovators Announces Driver Monitoring Safety Principles
Washington, DC – April 27, 2021 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today unveiled safety principles to proactively address driver monitoring systems for Level 2 vehicles, in which both lane centering and Adaptive Cruise Control
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April 20, 2021
Auto Innovators Releases Plan to Advance Safety at the Speed of Innovation
Washington, DC – April 20, 2021 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today announced recommendations to modernize the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), the program that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) u
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April 15, 2021
Auto Innovators Works To Accelerate Nation’s Electric Vehicle Market
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Hosts Latest ‘Future Driven Forum’ with Industry Leaders   WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today hosted a discussion with industry leaders about the opportunities an
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April 14, 2021
Statement on FCC Waivers for 57-71 GHz Spectrum for In-vehicle Sensing Technologies
Statement Attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella: “These waivers from the Federal Communications Commission will enable important in-vehicle sensing technology to further the auto industry’s goal of saving lives. We appreciat
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March 31, 2021
Auto Innovators Statement on the President's EV Infrastructure Proposals
Statement on the President’s EV Infrastructure Proposals ‘To be successful, an infrastructure bill must give careful consideration to all stakeholders, and take a bipartisan approach to help consumers and workers, as well as support innovation and U.S
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March 30, 2021
Auto Industry EV Policy Letter to President Biden
Unified Auto Industry Advocates for Conditions Necessary to Transition to a Net-zero Carbon Transportation Future   WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to President Biden and congressional leaders, the Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovat
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March 22, 2021
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Releases New Podcast
ALLIANCE FOR AUTOMOTIVE INNOVATION RELEASES NEW PODCAST Auto Innovators’ first-ever podcast, The Overtake, to discuss issues critical to the auto industry   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) publ
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March 9, 2021
Auto Innovators Calls for Action During Vehicle Safety Recalls Week
Auto Innovators Calls for Action During Vehicle Safety Recalls Week Washington, DC –  March 9, 2021 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and others in promotin
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February 2, 2021
Statement on Biden's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Program
Unified Auto Industry Pledges to Work with Biden Administration on Establishing National Program to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions ‘What unites our industry in pursuing a revised national program is a simple premise – a resolution that has the suppor
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January 26, 2021
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Announces Toyota as 2021 Board Chair
ALLIANCE FOR AUTOMOTIVE INNOVATION ANNOUNCES TOYOTA AS 2021 BOARD CHAIR Toyota to continue leading advocacy efforts for a cleaner, safer, and smarter automotive future   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators),
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January 21, 2021
Infineon Joins The Alliance For Automotive Innovation
Industry association welcomes cutting-edge semiconductor and system solutions company   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators), the singular, authoritative, and respected voice of the automotive industry,
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January 5, 2021
Industry Association Veteran Scott Schmidt Named Safety Policy Vice President
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Announces New V.P. of Safety Policy Industry Association Veteran Scott Schmidt Named Safety Policy Vice President   The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators), the single, unified industry voice repre
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December 22, 2020
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Welcomes Multi-State Policy to Increase Vehicle Electrification
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Welcomes Multi-State Policy to Increase Vehicle Electrification The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) Monday applauded the release of the Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) memorandum of und
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December 15, 2020
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Releases Auto Innovation Agenda
Leading Auto Industry Group Highlights the Importance of the Nation’s Global Competitiveness and Economic Security   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today released the Auto Innovation Agenda, outlining
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December 8, 2020
Argo AI Joins The Alliance For Automotive Innovation
Industry association welcomes cutting-edge automated vehicle technology company, bolstering its stature as the single, authoritative voice for a rapidly evolving industry   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators
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December 8, 2020
Argo AI Joins the Alliance for Automotive Innovation
Industry association welcomes cutting-edge automated vehicle technology company, bolstering its stature as the single, authoritative voice for a rapidly evolving industry   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators
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December 2, 2020
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Names Garrick Francis As V.P., Federal Affairs
Public policy veteran brings decades of experience in public affairs; will further strengthen Auto Innovators’ work advocating for cleaner, safer, smarter mobility.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) to
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November 18, 2020
Alliance for Automotive Innovation to Release Automated Vehicle Policy Roadmap
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) announced the upcoming release of a comprehensive roadmap to guide federal government policies that can advance the testing and deployme
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November 17, 2020
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Applauds New California Statewide Clean Fuel Reward Program
California Air Resources Board and California electric utilities announce point of purchase rebate for purchase or lease of any eligible new battery or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Au
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October 1, 2020
Auto Innovators Statement on FARS 2019 Statistics
Statement Attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella: Our members are committed to safer, smarter, and cleaner transportation, and these figures demonstrate the need for continued policies that support safety innovations for the trave
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October 1, 2020
Reading the Meter: State of the Industry Report 9-30-2020
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September 23, 2020
Reading the Meter: State of the Industry Report 9-23-2020
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September 23, 2020
Statement on California ZEV Announcement
Statement on California ZEV Announcement Attributable to Alliance for Automotive Innovation President and CEO John Bozzella: The auto industry needs the electric car market to succeed, and Auto Innovators members are committed to expanding vehicle electri
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September 17, 2020
Reading the Meter: State of the Industry Report 9-16-2020
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September 10, 2020
Reading the Meter: State of the Industry Report 9-9-2020
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September 4, 2020
Reading the Meter: State of the Industry Report 9-3-2020
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August 28, 2020
Auto Innovators & National Federation of the Blind Statement on Quiet Cars Rule Announcement
Joint Statement on U.S. Department of Transportation Announcement on Quiet Car Rule Timeline   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a 6-month extension for the quiet car rule, which requires audible sounds be e
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August 17, 2020
Survey Data Shows Improved Consumer Awareness and Willingness To Take Action To Prevent Pediatric Heatstroke
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 17, 2020 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation today released survey data on Americans’ growing awareness of pediatric heatstroke and the risk it poses to children left unattended in vehicles. Key findings include:
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July 28, 2020
Watch: The Auto Industry Responds To The COVID 19 Challenge
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June 29, 2020
Automakers Launch New Non-Saleable Parts/Airbag Lookup Tool
Free, easy-to-use tool allows users to identify recalled and non-saleable airbags and airbag components. WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 29, 2020 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation today announced support for a new automaker-driven tool enabling an
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June 23, 2020
Wide-ranging Stakeholder Letter to Hill Leaders on Preserving the 5.9 GHz Safety Spectrum
A broad coalition of transportation industry stakeholders sent a letter to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee asking them to preserve the 5.9 GHz safety spectrum band for transportation safety.
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June 3, 2020
Auto Industry Tells U.S. Senate of Strong Response to Nation’s COVID-19 Challenges
Provides Bigger Picture of Response in Industry Report: www.autosinnovate.org/csr/ WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 3, 2020 – “As the gears of motor vehicle manufacturing ground to a halt, the automotive industry kicked into gear,” the Alliance for Automot
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June 3, 2020
Statement of The Alliance for Automotive Innovation Before The Committee on Commerce, Science, And Transportation U.S. Senate
Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) President and CEO John Bozzella testified today, June 3, 2020, before The Committee on Commerce, Science, And Transportation, U.S. Senate on the impact of COVID-19.
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June 1, 2020
Auto Industry Working Alongside Department of Transportation on Pediatric Heatstroke Awareness
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Supports Secretary Chao on Public Safety Campaign to Protect Kids WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 1, 2020 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today sent a letter (attached) to U.S. Department of
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May 22, 2020
Auto Innovators Intervenes in Fuel Economy Litigation
May 22, 2020 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) today announced that it will intervene in federal litigation on fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards for model year 2021-2026 light-duty vehicles.  These standard
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May 6, 2020
Alliance For Automotive Innovation Announces New Communications Appointment
Industry Association Veteran Wade Newton Named to Lead Communications Shop   May 6, 2020 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators), the single, unified industry voice representing innovative manufacturers and value chain partners w
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May 5, 2020
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Statement on NHTSA's Early Estimate on Traffic Fatalities
Statement Attributable to Auto Innovators President and CEO John Bozzella: We are encouraged to see NHTSA’s early estimates that show continued reductions in traffic fatalities – to the lowest level since 2014.  This trend, in part, reflects the
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April 28, 2020
Auto Industry Forms Consensus to Move Forward on Safety Spectrum Band Plan that Advances Lifesaving Technologies
Announcement aligns views to maximize safety benefits to drivers sooner April 28, 2020 – The auto industry today announced that it has reached landmark consensus on how the 5.9 GHz Safety Spectrum band will be used by two critical Vehicle-to-Everything
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April 23, 2020
Auto Industry Unites Behind Safety Technology by Committing at least 5 Million V2X Radios and Devices by the End of 2025
Announcement marks major turning point in realizing Safety Spectrum’s full potential for transportation safety April 23, 2020 – Marking the biggest step toward widespread deployment of Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) technologies in the United States, tod
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April 9, 2020
OESA and the Alliance for Automotive Innovation Release Health and Safety Guidelines for Suppliers in a Coronavirus Environment
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (April 9, 2020) – OESA, together with the Alliance for Automotive Innovation, motor vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, has created “Health and Safety Guidelines for Automotive Suppliers in a Coronavirus Environment.” The guidelin
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April 7, 2020
Memo From Auto Innovators President & CEO, John Bozzella
From the desk of John Bozzella President and CEO of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation APRIL 6, 2020 For more information: Wade Newton: 202.326.5571 Current Situation: It will surprise no one that auto sales and production dropped sharply as the ef
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March 31, 2020
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Statement on Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Standards for Light Duty Vehicles
Attributable to Alliance for Automotive Innovation President and CEO John Bozzella: The auto industry has consistently called for year-over-year fuel economy and greenhouse gas improvements that also recognize that the standards originally developed almos
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March 23, 2020
Joint Letter To Congress From Auto Innovators, NADA, and MEMA
John Bozzella, President and CEO, Alliance for Automotive Innovation, NADA President and CEO Peter Welch, and Bill Long, President and CEO MEMA, send a joint letter to Congress.
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March 20, 2020
Joint Letter to Congress from Auto Innovators and MEMA
John Bozzella, President and CEO, Alliance for Automotive Innovation and MEMA President and CEO Bill Long, send a joint letter to Congress.
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March 18, 2020
Auto Innovators and NADA Letter to the President
John Bozzella, President and CEO, Alliance for Automotive Innovation and NADA President and CEO Peter Welch, send a joint letter to President Donald J. Trump.
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March 16, 2020
Alliance For Automotive Innovation Announces Key Leadership Additions
Industry Veterans Steve Douglas and Hilary Cain Assume Critical Environmental and Technology Roles   March 16, 2020 – The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators), the single, unified industry voice representing innovative manufacturers
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January 29, 2020
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Statement on USMCA Signing
Automakers have long said that the North American supply chain is critical to ensuring that America remains at the forefront of automotive innovation. The Alliance for Automotive Innovation is committed to a future that is cleaner, safer, and smarter than
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January 22, 2020
Karma Joins the Alliance for Automotive Innovation
Karma Becomes First Member Added to Auto Industry’s Newly United Advocacy Group Partnership Cemented by Shared Commitment to Growing Innovation, Technology and Business Models Essential for Personal Mobility Solutions Karma Adds Important Entrepreneu
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January 8, 2020
Nation’s Two Largest Automobile Associations Join Forces to Create the Alliance for Automotive Innovation
Deep History of Both Global Automakers and Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Creates Stronger, United Voice; Includes Current Membership and New Entrants in Personal Mobility Market LAS VEGAS, NV – Global Automakers and The Alliance of Automobil