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Aug 18, 2014, 11:45 ET
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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...

Jun 20, 2014, 11:46 ET
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Newly Introduced Spectrum Legislation Could Jeopardize Lifesaving Automotive Technology

 The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is concerned that legislation introduced today by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL)...

May 29, 2014, 12:48 ET
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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
John Bozzella, Global Automakers' President and CEO presenting Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi with the Legislator of the Year Award. (PRNewsFoto/Global Automakers)

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...

May 08, 2014, 08:06 ET

International Automakers Now Account for 45% of U.S. Auto Production and 59% of U.S. Vehicle Sales

The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) together with the Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) today...

Apr 25, 2014, 10:39 ET
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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...

Mar 21, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Global Automakers Names John Bozzella as New President and CEO

The Board of Directors of the Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) has selected John Bozzella as president and chief executive...

Mar 03, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Why EPA's Tier 3 Final Rule Makes Sense to Global Automakers

 The Association of Global Automakers praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today with the release of its final rule on Tier 3...

Feb 06, 2014, 10:56 ET
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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
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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...

Jan 13, 2014, 12:04 ET
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Global Automakers Gives a "Thumbs Up" to Newly Introduced Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) applauds the move by a bipartisan, bicameral group of Congressional lawmakers to...

Dec 23, 2013, 14:35 ET
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Global Automakers Applauds Ohio Governor for Keeping Consumers Safe from Counterfeit Airbags

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) praised  Ohio Governor John Kasich for signing into law a bill that makes it a crime...

Nov 19, 2013, 12:11 ET
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Global Automakers' State Affairs Team Grows with the Hiring of Josh Pudnos

 The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) welcomes Josh Pudnos as the newest member of our State lobbying team.  As a...

Oct 24, 2013, 11:50 ET
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Statement from Global Automakers' President and CEO Michael J. Stanton on Multi-State Effort to Promote Zero-Emission Vehicles

Global Automakers and its members remain committed to the success of zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) technology. We are pleased to see that...

Oct 02, 2013, 15:19 ET

Global Automakers Praises Governor Brown for Securing Funding for Hydrogen Stations in California

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) praises California Governor Edmund Brown for signing AB 8 (Perea) into law. AB 8...

Sep 30, 2013, 15:52 ET
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Global Automakers Announces Hannah Izon as New Federal Affairs Manager

 The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) welcomes Hannah Izon as its new Federal Affairs Manager.  She will support the...

Sep 24, 2013, 11:51 ET
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Global Automakers Applauds Council of State Government's Adoption of Counterfeit Airbag Legislation as Model Bill

In another positive step forward in its efforts to protect consumers against the danger of counterfeit airbags, the Association of Global...

Aug 14, 2013, 12:42 ET
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Statement from Global Automakers' Director of Safety, Mike Cammisa, on NHTSA's Final Rule on Early Warning Reporting and Recall Regulation

The Association of Global Automakers is pleased with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) announcement today that lets...

Jul 31, 2013, 17:20 ET
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New Data Showcases Global Automakers U.S. Economic Impact

 Data released today by the Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) demonstrates that their members' presence in the U.S....