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Dec 07, 2016, 19:57 ET Global Automakers Calls on EPA to Withdraw its Proposed Determination on MY 2022-2025 Light-Duty Vehicle GHG Standards

"The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to rush forward with its Midterm Evaluation and issue a Proposed Determination on MY...


Jul 08, 2016, 07:00 ET Automakers, ITS Community Call on FCC to Protect the Safety Spectrum

 Automakers and intelligent transportation organizations urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to focus on safety first when...


May 06, 2016, 12:32 ET Josh Fisher Joins the Global Automakers State Government Affairs Team

 The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is pleased to announce Josh Fisher as its new manager of the state government affairs...


May 05, 2016, 18:04 ET Connecticut's Budget Falls Short on ZEV Commitment

 "The state of Connecticut's decision to raid funds from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to make up for budget shortfalls is...


Jan 14, 2016, 15:37 ET Global Automakers Applauds Secretary Foxx's Commitment to New Era of Vehicle Safety and Mobility

"Global Automakers welcomes the Department of Transportation's (DOT) announcement to develop a nationwide approach to automated vehicles and its...


Jan 07, 2016, 16:11 ET Global Automakers Announces New Hire and Staff Promotions

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is pleased to announce several staff updates designed to enhance the organization's...


Dec 16, 2015, 13:00 ET EPA Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Reports Highlight Automotive Innovation and Consumer Preferences

 "Automakers are continuing to innovate and bring new fuel economy technologies to the market.  However, even though today's cars and...


Dec 08, 2015, 15:28 ET Global Automakers Calls for Measured Approach to Changes to NCAP

 The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) believes it is important that a measured approach be taken when modifying the...


Dec 07, 2015, 17:33 ET Global Automakers Hires David Garriepy as State Government Relations Manager

 The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is pleased to announce that David Garriepy has joined the Association as State...


Oct 05, 2015, 10:13 ET Global Automakers Commends the Conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

The Association of Global Automakers applauds the Administration's announcement today that negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have...


Sep 11, 2015, 13:21 ET IIHS Research Center Expansion Demonstrates Rapid Pace of Innovation in Vehicle Safety

"Our members continue to strive toward the goal of zero traffic fatalities and are forging ahead in the development of new active safety...


Feb 06, 2015, 17:37 ET Global Automakers' Statement on the Passing of Representative Alan Nunnelee

We, at Global Automakers, extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Representative Alan Nunnelee, of Mississippi's 1st...


Jan 27, 2015, 14:16 ET Automakers Applaud Capitol Hill's Renewed Focus on U.S. Trade Agenda

 "Global Automakers welcomed today's House and Senate hearings to discuss President Obama's trade agenda.  We support U.S. Trade...


Jan 21, 2015, 11:25 ET President Obama's State of the Union Address Remarks on U.S. Trade Illustrate the Realities of Today's Global Marketplace

"The Association of Global Automakers welcomes President Obama's call for progress on key elements of his trade policy agenda, in last night's...


Oct 08, 2014, 15:20 ET EPA Annual Report Shows Automakers Are Making Strides in Increasing Fuel Economy Averages

Our members' efforts to reduce their environmental footprint each year by advancing fuel efficiency, reducing greenhouse gases (GHG), and...


Oct 03, 2014, 17:25 ET Manufacturing Day Highlights International Automakers Growing Production Across the U.S.

 Today being Manufacturing Day, I want to highlight the growing impact international automakers have on our country.   For over 50...


Sep 08, 2014, 18:04 ET Global Automakers Names Julia Rege as Director of Environment and Energy

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is pleased to announce that Julia Rege has been promoted to Director, Environment and...


Sep 04, 2014, 17:32 ET Global Automakers Welcomes Emily Lambe as New Communications Manager

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) welcomes Emily Lambe as its new Communications Manager.  She will support the...


Aug 18, 2014, 11:45 ET Global Automakers Says NHTSA's Connected Car ANPRM Is Right Move Towards Deployment

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) shares the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) commitment to...


Jul 31, 2014, 16:50 ET Automakers Warn of Dangers of Leaving Children in Hot Cars

Despite several high-profile cases in recent weeks, American drivers still need to be reminded of the dangers of leaving children in unattended...


May 29, 2014, 12:48 ET Zero Emission Vehicle Action Plan is Important Step Toward Market Readiness

Global Automakers applauds the Governors of eight states[1] who today released a Regional Action Plan focused on building a market for zero...


May 21, 2014, 15:17 ET Global Automakers Names Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi "California Legislator of the Year"

 The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is proud to name Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi as its 2014 "California Legislator of...


Apr 25, 2014, 10:39 ET Automakers Demonstrate Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions in EPA's Performance Report

Statement by John Bozzella, Global Automakers President and CEO: Our members' efforts to reduce their environmental footprint each year by...


Feb 06, 2014, 10:56 ET Global Automakers Weighs in at Senate Commerce Committee Distracted Driving Summit

 At today's Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation summit on distracted driving, the Association of Global Automakers...


Feb 03, 2014, 12:43 ET Global Automakers Welcomes NHTSA's Focus on Connected Vehicle Communications Technology

 The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) believes wireless vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications technology has the...