Statement by the Association of Global Automakers

WASHINGTON, DC, APRIL 4, 2016 – “The inclusion of a rebate program for zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) and support for public electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the New York SFY 2016-17 budget is a step in the right direction.
“Automakers continue to make significant investments in the development and production of alternative fuel vehicles, but that is only part of the equation to building a green car market in the state.  We are encouraged by Governor Cuomo and legislator’s efforts to build a sustainable marketplace for clean vehicles.

“We will continue to work with the State’s Department of Environmental Conservation and Energy Research and Development Authority to get these programs implemented.”


The Association of Global Automakers represents international motor vehicle manufacturers, original equipment suppliers, and other automotive-related trade associations. We work with industry leaders, legislators, and regulators to create the kind of public policy that improves vehicle safety, encourages technological innovation, and protects our planet. Our goal is to foster a competitive environment in which more vehicles are designed and built to enhance Americans’ quality of life. For more information, visit