President Joe Biden's directive to identify risks in the nation's critical lines is part of an effort to boost domestic manufacturing and address the global semiconductor chip shortage.
The CEO of the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association says factors including a package of electric vehicle bills and automaker commitments to reducing emissions led the trade group to support state legislation that imposes California's vehicle emissions standards and zero-emission vehicle mandates.
The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association has hired Brett Scott, who was senior government affairs officer at the U.S. Department of Transportation, and Laurence Dixon, who was senior director of valuation services at J.D. Power.
The Coalition for Future Mobility — whose members include the Alliance for Automotive Innovation, Lyft, Rivian and General Motors' self-driving unit Cruise — stressed the critical need for a federal framework for autonomous vehicles that can be signed into law this Congress.
The Coalition for Sustainable Automotive Regulation — a group that includes a number of automakers and NADA — intervened in the 2019 lawsuit between California and the federal government, with the goal of supporting one national fuel economy and greenhouse gas program.