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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

Mar
15
2016

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) urges Congress to consider a flexible, holistic view on automated vehicle regulation in a statement to the record regarding the Senate hearing entitled “Hands Off: The Future of Self-Driving Cars.” The attached statement was submitted on behalf of John Bozzella, President and CEO of Global Automakers. 

Jan
28
2016

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) provided statements emphasizing the importance of balanced and collaborative policy decisions related to automated vehicles (AVs) at the California DMV Autonomous Vehicle Workshop today.

Jan
20
2016

On January 21, 2016, Global Automakers submitted the attached statement for the record with regard to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing to examine the status of innovative technologies within the automotive industry. 

Jan
14
2016

Statement by John Bozzella, President and CEO, Global Automakers

“Global Automakers welcomes the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) announcement to develop a nationwide approach to automated vehicles and its commitment to the rapid deployment of this transformative technology.

Dec
16
2015

Statement by John Bozzella, Global Automakers President and CEO

“Automakers are continuing to innovate and bring new fuel economy technologies to the market.  However, even though today’s cars and trucks are more fuel efficient than ever before, reports released today from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) show that the overall fuel economy of the new vehicle fleet has remained flat and regulatory flexibilities remain essential.

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