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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.

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May
23
2015

Statement by John Bozzella, Global Automakers President and CEO 

Washington, DC, May 22, 2015 – “Senators who voted for Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation today deserve credit and thanks for their role in advancing opportunities for American economic growth.  Open trade and investment policies have been essential to the success of international automakers, who are driving the growth of the U.S. auto industry.

Apr
16
2015

Washington, DC, April 16, 2015 – The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) and the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) applaud the introduction of bipartisan, bicameral Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation.  The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015), introduced by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), will ensure that the United States can pursue trade agreements that support American jobs and

Feb
03
2015
Global Automakers joined a number of major manufacturing and other industry groups to send a letter to House and Senate leaders on February 4 urging Congress to take up and pass trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation. Attached is a copy of the letter.
Jan
27
2015

WASHINGTON, DC, JANUARY 27, 2015 

Statement by John Bozzella, Global Automakers President and CEO

 

“Global Automakers welcomed today’s House and Senate hearings to discuss President Obama’s trade agenda. We support U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman’s continued commitment to a trade policy that includes Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).

 

Jan
21
2015

Statement by John Bozzella, Global Automakers President and CEO

WASHINGTON, DC, JANUARY 21, 2015 – “The Association of Global Automakers welcomes President Obama’s call for progress on key elements of his trade policy agenda, in last night’s State of the Union address. We agree with the President that this will expand the U.S. economy and create jobs.

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