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April 9, 2010
Letter
The Association sent a letter to the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly regarding ethanol sales mandate provisions and blender pump incentives in SB 279/AB 408.
April 7, 2010
Papers and Reports
The Association and Alliance submitted a paper to the White House on electric vehicle infrastructure barriers and challenges.
February 22, 2010
Letter
Comments on NHTSA's auto defect detection and remedy program in response to a request from Rep. Darrell Issa. Issa is the ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
February 4, 2010
Letter
Letter to the Kansas Senate Transportation Committee regarding SB 295, a pending bill to establish a quiet motor vehicle and safe mobility committee.
January 5, 2010
Letter
Letter to the DC Council’s Government Operations and Environment Committee requesting an exemption for replacement service parts from octa/pentaBDE restrictions proposed in B18-0521.
January 4, 2010
Letter
Letter to congratulating the new NHTSA Administrator, David Strickland.
October 29, 2009
Letter
Letter to the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) regarding WTO non-preferential rules of origin negotiations and their potential adverse impact on the auto industry.
October 27, 2009
Testimony
Testimony given at the October 27 joint EPA/NHTSA hearing in support of a comprehensive and harmonized national approach to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improving fuel efficiency for cars and light trucks.
October 27, 2009
Press Release
Arlington, Va., – Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) testified at a hearing today in support of a comprehensive and harmonized national approach to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while improving fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks. “The overriding issue that must be addressed now is how the necessary emission reductions and fuel economy improvements can most efficiently and effectively be achieved,” said Stanton. “We strongly believe that a single national program to regulate greenhouse gas...
October 13, 2009
Letter
Statement requesting that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) withdraw its "Cool Cars" rule in light of overlap and potential conflict with a proposed national greenhouse gas (GHG) program.
October 9, 2009
Letter
Support of S. 1666, a bill requiring that the EPA satisfy certain conditions prior to issuing a mid-level ethanol blends waiver from the Clean Air Act. EPA would be required to first review the impact on any conventional gasoline-powered on-road or non-road vehicle or engine.
September 30, 2009
Press Release
Arlington, Va., - The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) today announced its support for restrictions on the use of hand-held electronic devices for phone calls and text messaging by drivers while operating motor vehicles. The Association made its announcement on the same day that Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood opened the much-anticipated Summit on Distracted Driving in the nation’s capital.“While automakers have made tremendous strides to improve the protection of vehicle occupants in crashes, more needs to be done to prevent those crashes from happening...
September 25, 2009
Agency Comments
Comments to the FCC supporting Toyota's July 21, 2009 Petition for Rulemaking to amend 47 CFR Part 15, Section 15.253. The amendments proposed in the petition would allow vehicle manufacturers to introduce new technologies in the United States that could help enhance collision avoidance, safety, and driver convenience.
August 26, 2009
Letter
Letter to the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) regarding the Crash Parts Model Bill.
August 20, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va., - The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) issued the following statement by its President and CEO, Michael J. Stanton, regarding the Department of Transportation’s announcement about the end of the cash for clunkers program. “We thank members of Congress and appreciate the work of the Obama Administration and dedicated NHTSA staff for their support and management of the landmark ‘cash for clunkers’ program,” said Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM). “This program succeeded...
August 7, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va., -- The statement below from Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM), was released following the U.S. Senate’s passage of H.R. 3435, a bill making supplemental appropriations available for fiscal year 2009 for the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save (CARS) Program. “AIAM welcomes today’s action by the Senate which, along with the House of Representatives, supported additional funding for the ‘Cash for Clunkers’ (CARS) program. We now look forward to the President signing the legislation into law. Consumer...
July 24, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va., - The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) released the following remarks by Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO, on the first day of the U.S. government’s “Car Allowance Rebate Program” (CARS), also known as “cash for clunkers.” “Today marks a great opportunity for American consumers to replace gas-guzzling vehicles with newer, safer, cleaner cars and light trucks, thanks to the “cash for clunkers” program . “AIAM worked closely with Congress and other stakeholders in support of a fleet renewal program from the beginning of its gestation, so we...
July 20, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va.,  The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) filed comments today with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opposing a waiver request that would allow the ethanol content of gasoline to be increased from 10% (E10) to 15% (E15). The following statement was issued on behalf of Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of AIAM, outlining the association’s concerns: “AIAM and its member companies have long recognized the importance of addressing climate change and have supported efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while significantly increasing fuel...
July 1, 2009
Letter
Letter to the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) Property-Casualty Committee opposing the proposed Model Acts on crash parts and airbag fraud.
June 30, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va.- The following statement was issued by the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) on behalf of its President and CEO, Michael J. Stanton, regarding the EPA’s California waiver decision as reported in media coverage this morning: “AIAM and its member companies have long supported a single, national program to improve fuel economy and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Consequently, we were pleased with the President’s recent announcement that the State of California, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety...
June 23, 2009
Letter
Letter supporting CA AB 823, which would authorize payments of up to $2,000.00 to individuals whose automobiles do not meet California’s smog check inspections.
May 19, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va., The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) fully supports the effort announced by President Obama today to harness the expertise of the auto industry, environmentalists, federal agencies, and state elected officials to harmonize more stringent greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) standards for motor vehicles by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with California’s GHG standards and the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) new CAFE standards into a single national program. “We view today’s action by the White House as a necessary step towards establishing...
May 19, 2009
Letter
Letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee opposing any amendment to HR 2454 containing a flex fuel vehicle (FFV) amendment.
May 11, 2009
Letter
Updated letter regarding Illinois HB 422, which would adopt the California low emission vehicle (LEV) program and greenhouse gas (GHG) standards.
April 30, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, VA - The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers released the following statement in response to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s release of updated roof strength standards for light vehicles. The statement can be attributed to Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM): “The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) and its member companies are pleased that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released new and enhanced roof strength...

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