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Global Automakers' members help build a dynamic American automobile industry. Thanks to the investments of our members in the U.S., this dynamism is seen in states like Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Alabama, California, and Michigan. Our members continue to help the U.S. maintain its leadership and global competitiveness.

Global Automakers support the adoption of free trade policies as it leads to expanded competition and improved consumer choice. The Association advocates for open investment and the removal of trade barriers.

Issues in Action

Jul
21
2017
By John Bozzella, President and CEO

Today’s U.S. automotive industry is a critical driver for the U.S. economy, supporting millions of direct and indirect jobs across the country. International automakers powered much of this comeback, investing more than $63 billion in the United States since the North American Free Trade Agreement took effect. Trade and economic integration enabled by NAFTA supports U.S. auto production, employment and global competitiveness.

Jun
30
2017

In his testimony to Trade Policy Staff Committee of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Global Automakers Vice President of Trade and Competitiveness Paul D. Ryan stressed that economic integration enabled by NAFTA reduces costs, expands vehicle production and vehicle choice for American consumers, and supports U.S. auto exports. "In short, NAFTA has enabled the U.S.

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.  

Jun
12
2017
The Association of Global Automakers submitted the attached comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and the Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) regarding the upcoming negotiations to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) . The NAFTA has been a success both for the country and the auto industry. It has fostered economic integration throughout the region and enhanced our global competitiveness. Global Automakers supports modernizing the NAFTA in a way that ensures NAFTA’s continued success in the future.
May
18
2017

Time to bring NAFTA into 21st Century
Statement by John Bozzella, President and CEO of Global Automakers 

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