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Advanced Technologies

Our members are engaged in research and development of a full range of advanced technologies for vehicles. Continuing to develop the most fuel-efficient internal combustion engines is a top near-term priority. These technologies include the use of turbochargers with down-sized engines, cylinder deactivation during cruise modes, start-stop starter/generator systems to avoid idling, gasoline direct injection to more precisely meter fuel, and more efficient transmissions. View Global Automakers’ work related to Advanced Technologies below.

Issues in Action

May
29
2014

Global Automakers Praise MOU states for Taking Role in Supporting ZEV Technology

WASHINGTON, DC, MAY 29, 2014 – 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).

May
21
2014

Muratsuchi honored for his dedication to the automotive manufacturing industry

SACRAMENTO, CA, MAY 21, 2014 – 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.  

May
01
2014

Global Automakers submitted a petition for partial reconsideration to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) April 1, 2014 First Report and Order. In the petition, the Association asserts that it and its members, through their involvement with the development of Intelligent Transportation Systems utilizing the 5.850–5.925 GHz band of the spectrum, will be adversely affected by an increase in unlicensed use of the spectrum, as the FCC has chosen to do in the First Report and Order.

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