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2014-07-31 16:21:37

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite several high-profile cases in recent weeks, American drivers still need to be reminded of the dangers of leaving children in unattended cars. The Association of Global Automakers joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today for a nationwide effort to educate the public through the campaign "Where's Baby? Look before you lock." According to the NHTSA, heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash...

2014-06-20 12:20:59

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is concerned that legislation introduced today by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) to open the 5.9GHz band to unlicensed users is putting at risk the opportunity to save thousands of lives through the deployment of vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications. The legislation seeks to rush a decision on opening and rechannelization of the spectrum dedicated to...

2014-05-29 12:21:34

Global Automakers Praise MOU states for Taking Role in Supporting ZEV Technology WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Automakers applauds the Governors of eight states[1] who today released a Regional Action Plan focused on building a market for zero emission vehicles (ZEVs). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120928/MM83271LOGO "We have a long road ahead to arrive at the Governors' ambitious goal to sell 3.3 million ZEVs by 2025," said John Bozzella,...

2014-05-21 16:21:29

Muratsuchi honored for his dedication to the automotive manufacturing industry SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is proud to name Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi as its 2014 "California Legislator of the Year," for his support of the industry's efforts to produce a new generation of alternative fuel technologies. The award was presented at the Global Automakers annual Sacramento Dinner, on May 19, 2014....

2014-05-08 08:22:12

New Report Highlights How International Automakers are Redefining the American Auto Industry WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) together with the Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) today released an economic impact report showcasing the growing impact of the international automakers on the U.S. economy. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...

2014-04-25 12:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by John Bozzella, Global Automakers President and CEO: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120928/MM83271LOGO Our members' efforts to reduce their environmental footprint each year by advancing fuel efficiency, reducing greenhouse gases (GHG), and accelerating the introduction of advanced fuel technologies is working. The Environmental Protection Agency's performance report for the first year of GHG standards showed...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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