Advocacy

Representing international automakers in Washington, D.C. and 50 state capitals

Trade and Competitiveness

Trade and Competitiveness

Automakers are making significant investments into their workforce, manufacturing and communities in the United States.  Autos Drive America supports the adoption of free trade policies as they lead to expanded competition and increased consumer choice. Trade policies have to strike the right balance between policies that increase investment at home and expand exports abroad.

Autos Drive America supports policies that are:

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Rules-based agreements

Rules-based agreements promote open trade by reducing uncertainty and creating predictable trade policies.

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Equal treatment

Equal, non-discriminatory treatment of companies manufacturing vehicles in the U.S. help expand competition and consumer choice.

Rules-based agreements

Rules-based agreements promote open trade by reducing uncertainty and creating predictable trade policies.

Equal treatment

Equal, non-discriminatory treatment of companies manufacturing vehicles in the U.S. help expand competition and consumer choice.

Jobs. Trade. Growth.

Fair and progressive trade and investment policies allow international automakers to play a critical role in American job creation, manufacturing, economic growth, and technological innovation.

Workforce Development lJanuary 22, 2021

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Press Release lJanuary 20, 2021

Autos Drive America Congratulates President Biden and Vice President Harris

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Community lJanuary 19, 2021

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Bulletin lJanuary 19, 2021

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Community lJanuary 18, 2021

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Community lJanuary 18, 2021

Portland Volvo Auto Dealer Jim Fisher Wins National Recognition

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Bulletin lJanuary 12, 2021

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Bulletin lJanuary 11, 2021

Hyundai Elantra Wins Prestigious 2021 North American Car of the Year

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Bulletin lJanuary 11, 2021

JobsOhio approves grant for $200M Honda Anna plant investment

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Workforce Development lJanuary 04, 2021

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Community lDecember 26, 2020

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Community lDecember 23, 2020

Kia Motors Partners With The National Basketball Players Association

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