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Jul
03
2017
By John Bozzella, President and CEO

Fourth of July weekend marks the beginning of summer driving season. While more drivers hit the road, safety remains a top priority for the Association and our members.  Self-driving vehicle technologies are getting a lot of attention these days for their promise to reduce highway fatalities.
 

Jun
29
2017
By John Bozzella, President and CEO

When events occur in clusters, I sometimes wonder:  coincidence or conspiracy?

Wednesday morning, Fox and Friends invited me to join them for a segment on some of the best buys for American-made vehicles on the market, as peak summer driving season begins.  We brought seven vehicles, from sedans to sport utilities, all made in America, by Americans, working for international nameplates.  

May
24
2017
By John Bozzella, President and CEO

It is unfortunately all too often the case that in their rush to regulate some new issue, well-meaning politicians end up doing more harm than good. This is certainly the case with automated or self-driving vehicles.

May
17
2017
By John Bozzella, President and CEO

This week, there has been a lot of talk about our country’s ‘infrastructure’.  Much of the conversation is about building and improving our roads, waterways and airports using traditional materials such as concrete, steel and asphalt. However, I want to go a step further and talk about the “smart” use of infrastructure. The reality is that technology – in the form of spectrum, sensors, and algorithms – will be the raw materials for a revolution to provide a safer, more efficient, and more sustainable way of life.

Apr
03
2017
By John Bozzella, President and CEO

We’ve just come through an…. interesting… debate on health care, and the next subject up may be tax reform. 

One key element of a plan being put forward is described as a “border adjustment tax.”  It’s definitely a tax, but the only thing it adjusts is who will actually pay taxes, on what.  And that’s why Global Automakers opposes it as outlined in the House Blueprint on Tax Reform.

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