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Petition for Reconsideration of NHTSA Final Rule Regarding Cargo Carrying Capacity

Petition for reconsideration of the December 4, 2007 cargo carrying capacity final rule. The request relates solely to the threshold specified for modifying the cargo carrying capacity information on Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 110 tire placards for light vehicles.

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Petition for Reconsideration of NHTSA Controls, Telltales and Indicators Final Rule

Petition for reconsideration regarding the effective date of certain amendments in the FMVSS 101 final rule and requess further extension of the effective date.

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Petition for Reconsideration of Designated Seating Positions Rule

Petition for Reconsideration of the October 8, 2008 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) final rule on Designated Seat Position.

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Paper Submitted to White House Regarding EV Infrastructure Challenge

The Association and Alliance submitted a paper to the White House on electric vehicle infrastructure barriers and challenges.

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Praise for Senate Support of Additional Funding for Cash for Clunkers

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.

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Praise for Start of Cash for Clunkers Program

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 .

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Response to Allegations Made at Democratic Policy Committee Hearing on Trade Policy and U.S. Auto Industry

March 16, 2006

The Honorable Byron Dorgan
United States Senate
322 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator Dorgan:

I am writing to address some of the statements made at the Democratic Policy Committee meeting on February 17 on “Trade Policy and the U.S. Auto Industry.” The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) would like to take this opportunity to correct the record and put these issues into perspective.

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Response to Congressman Issa's Request for Views on NHTSA Defect Detection and Remedy

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.

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Statement Following Release of IIIHS Roof Crush Rollover Tests

ARLINGTON, Va. – The following statement was issued by The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) in response to the release of the Roof Crush Rollover test results by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety:

“Rollover crashes are unpredictable and violent events. Unfortunately, injuries can occur even if there is minimal roof deformation after a crash. At other times vehicle occupants are unharmed even if there is significant roof deformation.

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Statement Following Release of New IIHS Roof Strength Ratings

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.

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