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Testimony at U.S. Senate Committee on CAFE

Testimony at May 3, 2007 Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE).

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Testimony for Senate Oversight Hearing on Passenger Vehicle Roof Strength

Testimony supporting Congress’ direction to NHTSA to issue upgraded roof strength requirements as part of a comprehensive strategy to address vehicle rollover crashes.

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Testimony Regarding Senate Motor Vehicle Safety Act S.3302.

Testimony before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Regarding S. 3302, the Motor Vehicle Safety Act.

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Last week, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, held a hearing entitled, The American Energy Initiative: A Focus on Alternative Fuels and Vehicles, both the Challenges and Opportunities. Read entire entry here.

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Comments Regarding NHTSA Ruling on Fifth Percentile Adult Female Dummy Testing

Comments to the NHTSA regarding the need for adequate leadtime to implement the requirements in the FMVSS 208 final rule, which will increase the test speed for crash tests using the fifth percentile adult female dummy.

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Commending DOT for Hosting Distracted Driving Summit

Arlington, Va., - The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) today announced its support for restrictions on the use of hand-held electronic devices for phone calls and text messaging by drivers while operating motor vehicles. The Association made its announcement on the same day that Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood opened the much-anticipated Summit on Distracted Driving in the nation’s capital.

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Statement Regarding New Fuel Economy Standards

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.

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Comments to FCC on Dedicated Short Range Communications Service (DSRC)

Comments requesting that the FCC designate channel 172 of the Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) service as a high-availability, low-latency channel for the highest priority safety communications.

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Report - Analysis of Preliminary Assessment of The 2017-2025 GHG and Fuel Economy Standards

Global Automakers comissioned a report to analyze the assumptions underlying the modeling and related data contained in the Technical Assessment Report (TAR) that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are relying on to develop proposed greenhouse gas/fuel economy regulations.

The study focused on the methodology, technology and cost/benefits assumptions of the TAR modeling.

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