September 13, 2022 Press Release

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, suppliers and transportation innovators.

Ghost is helping automakers bring autonomous driving to everyday drivers. Founded in 2017, the California-based startup develops software that makes autonomy safe and scalable for consumer cars.

John Bozzella, president and CEO of Auto Innovators, said: “What could be a better addition to Auto Innovators than a tech pioneer dedicated to expanding self-driving vehicle technology globally? We welcome Ghost’s perspective and innovative approach to our autonomous vehicle work in Washington and state capitals.”

John Hayes, co-founder and CEO of Ghost, said: “We are committed to working with OEMs and policymakers to share how our technology advances automotive safety and will make the benefits of self-driving broadly accessible.”

A full list of Auto Innovators members is available here.

About the Alliance for Automotive Innovation

Formed in 2020, the Alliance for Automotive Innovation is the singular, authoritative, and respected voice of the automotive industry. Focused on creating a safe and transformative path for sustainable industry growth, the Alliance for Automotive Innovation represents the manufacturers producing nearly 98 percent of cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. The organization is involved in regulatory and policy matters impacting the light-duty vehicle market across the country. Members include U.S. operations of international motor vehicle manufacturers, original equipment suppliers, technology, and other automotive-related companies and trade associations. The Alliance for Automotive Innovation is headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in Detroit, MI, and Sacramento, CA. For more information, visit our website

About Ghost Autonomy Inc.

At Ghost, our mission is to make self-driving for everyone. We build autonomous driving software for automakers, based on a breakthrough in artificial intelligence that finally makes highway autonomy safe and scalable for the consumer car market. Ghost was founded in 2017 by John Hayes and Volkmar Uhlig. Before Ghost, John co-founded Pure Storage, taking the company public in 2015. Ghost is based in Mountain View with additional offices in Detroit, Dallas, and Sydney. For more information, visit our website or contact