Global Automakers' members support the long-term goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and are aggressively pursuing innovative ways to protect the environment and lessen the nation’s reliance on fossil fuels. Our members are reducing petroleum consumption by investing in advanced-technology vehicles powered by more efficient gasoline engines, hydrogen fuel cells, and electricity. We advance our members’ environmental goals by working with stakeholders to create environmental policies that promote cleaner, greener, and more advanced technologies while continuing to provide consumers with a full range of vehicle choices.
Environment & Energy
Fuel Economy & Greenhouse Gases
Our members are engaged in research and development of a full range of
advanced technologies for vehicles to meet government targets for fuel
economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Continuing to develop the most
fuel-efficient internal combustion engines is a top priority.
Since the introduction of the first hybrid-electric vehicle nearly a quarter of a century ago, automakers have been investing heavily in green technologies. Consumers today can choose from more than 35 models of electric-drive vehicles (EVs), also known as zero emission vehicles or (ZEVs).Learn More
Electric Drive Sales
Producing and marketing EVs is not enough to meet the aggressive zero emission vehicle (ZEV) sales requirements adopted by some states. Explore the current EV sales data for each U.S. state to see the gap between the challenging targets and actual sales.Learn More
We support the development of connected cars that bring safety benefits and enhance the driver experience and will – eventually – drive themselves.
Environment & Energy
We advance the industry’s environmental goals by working with lawmakers to provide manufacturers the lead-time to design and build innovative, greener vehicles.
Trade & Competitiveness
We support the adoption of free trade policies as they lead to expanded competition and improved consumer choice.