Global Automakers

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April 28, 2009
Letter
Letter to Missouri Senate's Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight Committee opposing HB 553, which would provide a tax credit equal to the amount of the state sales tax on purchases of vehicles “assembled and sold” in Missouri.
April 24, 2009
Letter
Letter to North Carolina Representative Pricey Harrison and other principal sponsors of HB 823 explaining the Association's request that replacement service parts be exempted from the bill's octa-and penta- restrictions.
April 22, 2009
Letter
The Association sent a letter to California Senator Christine Kehoe seeking to collaborate on SB 626, a bill addressing key infrastructure needs associated with a broad range of advanced vehicle technologies, including plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles.
April 16, 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...
April 15, 2009
Letter
Letter to the Vermont House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy requesting an amendment exempting replacement service parts from the pentaBDE and octaBDE restrictions in the bill.
April 15, 2009
Letter
Letter to Michigan House Tax Policy Committee opposing HB 4524, which would provide a tax credit for the purchase of a vehicle “manufactured and marketed by GM, Ford or Chrysler”.
March 31, 2009
Letter
Letter to the Maryland House Environmental Matters Committee supporting SB 69.
March 30, 2009
Agency Comments
Attached are Global Automakers' (AIAM at the time) Comments to NHTSA supporting a one year delay in the effective date of 49 CFR 563, Event Data Recorders (EDRs) and urging NHTSA to promptly respond to February 2008 petitions for reconsideration.
March 27, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, VA — The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) today released the following statement regarding the new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for MY (model year) 2011 passenger cars and light trucks released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The following statement can be attributed to Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of AIAM.“As an industry that requires long lead times for product and technology development, we’re pleased we now have the final MY2011 CAFE standards for automobiles and light trucks from NHTSA...
March 24, 2009
Letter
Letter to the Missouri Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee opposing Section 143.114 of SB 430, which provides a tax deduction for purchase of a qualified hybrid vehicle "assembled and sold in the United States."
March 24, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, VA —The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) today released the following statement regarding the March 24, 2009 release of roof crush rollover tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The following statement can be attributed to Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of AIAM. “AIAM appreciates the efforts of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) to gain additional research data on the relationship between roof strength and the outcome of single-vehicle rollover crashes. We will continue to review the results of their...
March 16, 2009
Letter
Letter to all Vermont senators requesting an exemption from SB 109 for motor vehicles and replacement service parts manufactured prior to July, 2010.
March 12, 2009
Letter
Letters to the Illinois House and Senate on low emission vehicle (LEV) bills HB 422 and SB 1941, respectively.
March 3, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, VA.,  Michael J. Stanton of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) testified at a public hearing today on EPA’s reconsideration of whether to grant California a waiver to regulate greenhouse emissions from automobiles and light trucks. Below are excerpts from Mr. Stanton’s testimony. “AIAM supports a comprehensive national approach to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. In our view, the overriding issue that must be addressed now is how the necessary emission reductions can most efficiently and effectively be achieved. We strongly believe that a single...
February 18, 2009
Letter
Comments on HF 690, which would require California emissions standards and several annual reporting requirements on auto manufacturers to the Minnesota House Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division Committee.
February 11, 2009
Letter
Letter to Speaker Pelosi urging retention of the provision in the stimulus bill which would allow consumers to deduct interest payments and excise taxes on new car sales.
February 5, 2009
Letter
Joint letter to the Senate regarding an increase in the ethanol blending cap in the Senate version of the stimulus package (H.R. 1).
February 3, 2009
Letter
Letter supporting Senator Barbara Mikulski's proposed amendment to the Senate version of the Stimulus.
February 1, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va.,- The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) supports the decision announced this morning by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to further study the potential effects of “mid-level” fuels (higher than E-10) on gasoline internal combustion engines. “AIAM and its member companies have consistently supported efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while significantly increasing fuel economy,” said Michael J. Stanton, president and CEO of AIAM. “As we search for the appropriate use of renewable fuels, however, we must not inadvertently create...
January 26, 2009
Press Release
The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers released the following statement in response to today’s announcement that the Obama Administration will instruct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider whether to grant California a waiver to regulate automobile tailpipe emissions. The statement can be attributed to Michael J. Stanton, President of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM): “Today’s announcement offers a unique opportunity for the automobile industry and AIAM members. We welcome the Obama Administration’s quick attention to...
January 14, 2009
Letter
Letter supporting Maryland SB 69 (motor vehicle air-conditioning equipment specifications and requirements).
January 7, 2009
Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va.The following statement was issued by the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc., in response to the decision by the Department of Transportation to delay issuing final rules for MY 2011 – 2015 CAFE regulations. “The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) is disappointed to hear of today’s decision by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to delay issuing final rules establishing specific fuel economy standards for 2011-2015. “Our member companies have pledged to meet or exceed the challenging new fuel economy requirements...
December 3, 2008
Letter
Letter to Senators Mikulski and Bond urging prompt adoption of S. 3684, which would allow consumers to deduct interest payments and excise taxes on new car sales and loans.
December 3, 2008
Press Release
ARLINGTON, VA.,—Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM), sent the letter below to Senators Mikulski and Bond, in support of S. 3684 which would allow consumers to deduct interest payments and excise taxes on new car sales and loans. Dear Senators Mikulski and Bond: Each day brings fresh news about the extraordinary and challenging economic conditions facing all automakers in the United States. As many have observed, the automobile industry and its 20,000 retail dealers comprise one of the most important sectors of the American...
November 24, 2008
Agency Comments
Petition for Reconsideration of the October 8, 2008 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) final rule on Designated Seat Position.

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