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Statement Regarding CAFE Legislation Passed by House

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December 7, 2007

ARLINGTON, VA., December 7, 2007— Statement by Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM), on Passage of new CAFE legislation by the House of Representatives.

“We’re pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives has adopted legislation setting ambitious new fuel economy standards (CAFE) for light vehicles in the U.S. market. AIAM and its member companies support efforts to promote higher levels of fuel efficiency to reduce our country’s dependence on petroleum and address global climate concerns through a single national standard.

“We urge the Senate to vote in support of this important new legislation in the days ahead, its adoption by the full Congress, and its enactment by the President at the earliest opportunity.”

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