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Jan 14, 2016, 15:37 ET
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 28, 2015, 17:56 ET
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Global Automakers Hires Charles Haake as Director and Assistant General Counsel

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Haake as director and assistant general...

Sep 11, 2015, 13:21 ET
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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...

Jul 30, 2015, 07:05 ET

Five Important Things to Know about Connected Car Technology and the Spectrum Debate

Connected cars could revolutionize highway safety by saving thousands of lives per year. Keeping the 5.9GHz spectrum band free from interference...

Jun 25, 2015, 11:09 ET
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Capitol Hill Hearing on Connected Car Technologies Timely, Encouraging

"Today's House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on "Vehicle to Vehicle and Connected Roadways of the Future" is an important...

Jun 24, 2015, 17:01 ET
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Global Automakers Applauds Final Congressional Passage of TPA Legislation

On behalf of the more than 97,000 Americans our member companies employ, Global Automakers thanks all of the U.S. Senators and Representatives...

Jun 02, 2015, 15:36 ET
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Global Automakers Names Damon Porter as New Director of State Government Relations

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) has hired Damon Shelby Porter as Director of State Government Relations.  Porter will...

May 22, 2015, 22:43 ET
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Global Automakers Applauds Senate for Approving TPA-2015 - Urges House to Follow Suit

 "Senators who voted for Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation today deserve credit and thanks for their role in advancing opportunities...

May 19, 2015, 17:07 ET
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Global Automakers Applauds Introduction of Connecticut ZEV Rebates

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) applauds Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy's announcement regarding the creation of the...

May 13, 2015, 14:48 ET
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DOT's Decision to Accelerate Connected Car Rulemaking Is Right Move

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) applauds today's announcement by U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary...

May 12, 2015, 10:39 ET
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Here For America Initiative Highlights Today's Vibrant U.S. Auto Industry

 International automakers today are highlighting their investment and dedication to the U.S. auto industry with the launch of Here For...

Apr 16, 2015, 15:42 ET
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TPA Legislation Will Promote Economic Growth for the U.S Auto Industry

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) and the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) applaud the...

Apr 16, 2015, 13:30 ET
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Global Automakers Supports Introduction of 2015-16 Senate Auto Caucus

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is pleased to support the official launch of the Senate Auto Caucus. The Caucus held a...

Apr 02, 2015, 15:44 ET
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Global Automakers Supports Massachusetts Efforts to Develop Robust ZEV Market

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) applauds Massachusetts Secretary of Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs...

Mar 26, 2015, 13:10 ET
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Second Consecutive Year Global Automakers Members Exceed Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards

Statement by John Bozzella, Global Automakers President and CEO: For the second year in a row, all of our members who sold more than 100,000 units...