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Advanced Technologies

Our members are engaged in research and development of a full range of advanced technologies for vehicles. Continuing to develop the most fuel-efficient internal combustion engines is a top near-term priority. These technologies include the use of turbochargers with down-sized engines, cylinder deactivation during cruise modes, start-stop starter/generator systems to avoid idling, gasoline direct injection to more precisely meter fuel, and more efficient transmissions. View Global Automakers’ work related to Advanced Technologies below.

Issues in Action

May
04
2017

Automakers Commends Governor Larry Hogan over Backing of EVs Tax Credit Program

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) applauds the passage of the Maryland Clean Cars Act of 2017 that boosts the state investment in its’ electric vehicle (EV) excise tax credit program.

Apr
28
2017

Global Automakers submitted opposition testimony on Alabama SB 379 which would authorize the operation of autonomous vehicles on public and private roads at certain testing sites and would require the testing and approval of autonomous technology prior to operation. Municipalities and counties would be authorized to impose restrictive requirements for the testing of autonomous vehicles.

Apr
28
2017

Global Automakers submitted opposition testimony on Tennessee HB 381 which creates the Automated Vehicles Act (AVA) to establish registration, restraint, operational, and accident requirements for autonomous vehicles to operate on public roads and highways in Tennessee.

Apr
25
2017

Global Automakers submitted comments to the California Department of Motor Vehicles’ (DMV) in response to their March 10, 2017 notice of proposed action to amend sections of the California Code of Regulations concerning automated vehicles.  

Apr
13
2017

The Association of Global Automakers expressed its support for a proposed rulemaking requiring Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications capability in all new automobiles in comments filed with the Department of Transportation (DOT).

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