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2014-03-21 08:20:14

Veteran Auto Industry Executive Will Replace Retiring Michael J. Stanton WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) has selected John Bozzella as president and chief executive officer effective April 1. Bozzella joins the Association from Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC, and brings with him nearly 20 years experience as a public policy executive with Chrysler and Ford Motor...

2014-03-03 12:20:33

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today with the release of its final rule on Tier 3 vehicle emissions and fuel standards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120928/MM83271LOGO "Reducing sulfur in gasoline brings instant benefits to consumers and the environment," said Michael J. Stanton, president and CEO of Global Automakers. "This rulemaking will reduce emissions from the existing...

2014-02-21 12:20:31

TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The members of the Global Automakers of Canada (GAC) support the Federal Government's announcement today to introduce a new 5 cycle test methodology to measure the fuel consumption of a vehicle, and the introduction of 5 cycle fuel consumption values to the EnerGuide labels that appear on motor vehicles beginning with the 2015 Model Year. "We commend the government for moving to this change in test methodology, which simply means that the fuel...

2014-02-06 12:21:11

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At today's Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation summit on distracted driving, the Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) said that the issue is important, complicated, and requires stakeholders to work together to encourage safe driving. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120928/MM83271LOGO) "The recipe used to increase seat belt usage in the United States is a great example to follow with...

2014-01-22 12:20:09

Prolonged 'Right to Repair' Debate Concludes with Powerful National Agreement WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Alliance), the Association of Global Automakers (Global), the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), and the Coalition for Automotive Repair Equality (CARE) today announced their collective acceptance of a national agreement to ensure consumer choice in post-warranty auto repair, decisively ending...

2014-01-13 12:20:49

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) applauds the move by a bipartisan, bicameral group of Congressional lawmakers to introduce trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120928/MM83271LOGO) "TPA is a critical tool that will help the United States achieve comprehensive and high standard outcomes in the ongoing negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the...

2013-12-23 16:20:18

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) praised Ohio Governor John Kasich for signing into law a bill that makes it a crime to knowingly sell or install a counterfeit or nonfunctional airbag in a vehicle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120928/MM83271LOGO) "We are pleased that Ohio has stepped up to the plate and recognized the legitimate public safety issue this poses to citizens of the Buckeye...

2013-11-19 12:21:46

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) welcomes Josh Pudnos as the newest member of our State lobbying team. As a State Affairs Manager, he will support the Association's 50 state lobbying efforts by working with state legislators, governors, and their staffs on legislative activities that impact Global Automakers and its member companies. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131119/DC20087) (Logo:...

2013-10-24 12:20:38

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Automakers and its members remain committed to the success of zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) technology. We are pleased to see that California and the seven additional states have signed a cooperative agreement to develop an action plan to help build a robust national market for electric and hydrogen-powered cars. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120928/MM83271LOGO) These advanced vehicles face significant...

2013-10-02 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) praises California Governor Edmund Brown for signing AB 8 (Perea) into law. AB 8 dedicates funding for hydrogen fueling infrastructure to support the commercialization of fuel cell vehicles in the State. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120928/MM83271LOGO) "Our members have embraced the challenge to dramatically increase fuel efficiency in their fleets and to bring...