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September 21, 2021

Autos Drive America Launches Advertising Campaign to Oppose Discriminatory Electric Vehicle Tax Credits

Autos Drive America, a trade association representing leading international automakers in the United States, has launc...

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September 13, 2021

Autos Drive America Statement on House Ways and Means EV Tax Incentive Plan

Statement by Jennifer Safavian, President and CEO of Autos Drive America "Today, more than ha...

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September 7, 2021

International Auto Industry Report Details Significant Benefits to U.S. Economy

Autos Drive America and the International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) jointly released their annual...

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August 26, 2021

Autos Drive America Expands Advocacy Team

Rory Heslington and Colton Hotary to Steer Association’s GA Efforts ...

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July 7, 2021

Statement on Section 232 Report on Auto and Auto Parts Imports

Statement by Jennifer Safavian, President and CEO of Autos Drive America "While we appreciate...

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March 17, 2021

Autos Drive America Statement on Confirmation of Katherine Tai as United States Trade Representative

Congratulations to Katherine Tai on her confirmation as the new United States Trade Representative.  She brings a...

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March 2, 2021

Autos Drive America Statement on Confirmation of Gina Raimondo as Secretary of Commerce

Congratulations to Governor Gina Raimondo on her confirmation as the new Secretary of Commerce. International automake...

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February 24, 2021

Autos Drive America Statement on President Biden's Securing America's Supply Chains Executive Order

Statement by Jennifer Safavian, Autos Drive America's President and CEO “In an increasingly competitive mark...

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January 20, 2021

Autos Drive America Congratulates President Biden and Vice President Harris

Statement by Jennifer Safavian, President and CEO of Autos Drive America Washington, D.C...

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October 2, 2020

Autos Drive America Celebrates MFG Day 2020 as Official Sponsor

Autos Drive America is proud to be an official sponsor of MFG Day 2020. Celebrated annually on t...

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September 29, 2020

Autos Drive America CEO on Auto News' Daily Drive Podcast

Listen to Autos Drive America CEO, Jennifer Safavian, speak with Automotive News Publisher Jason Stein about ...

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September 15, 2020

Statement on Removal of Duty-Free Treatment of Canadian Aluminum

“The Administration’s decision to end the Canadian aluminum tariffs is a welcome and positiv...

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August 6, 2020

Autos Drive America Statement on Canadian Aluminum Tariffs

“As auto and auto parts plants across the country reopen and Americans begin returning to work, the auto indust...

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July 29, 2020

Autos Drive America Names Lila Nieves-Lee as New Vice President of Government Affairs

Autos Drive America is pleased to announce the hiring of Lila Nieves-Lee as its new Vice Preside...

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July 23, 2020

New Report Highlights International Auto Industry Contributions to the U.S. Economy

Autos Drive America, together with the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AI...

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July 16, 2020

Here For America Coalition Rebrands as Autos Drive America

A trade association representing major international automakers in the United States today unvei...

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July 1, 2020

AUTOS DRIVE AMERICA STATEMENT ON USMCA ENTRY INTO FORCE Statement by Jennifer Safavian, Autos Drive America President and CEO

“Autos Drive America is committed to the success and growth of the U.S. auto industry.   An integrated Nor...

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April 8, 2020

Autos Drive America Names Jennifer Safavian as its First President and CEO

Autos Drive America’s Board of Directors has selected Jennifer Safavian as its new president and CEO. Safav...

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March 13, 2020

AUTO INDUSTRY URGES ADMINISTRATION TO RECONSIDER USMCA IMPLEMENTATION DATE

“The U.S. automotive industry is committed to the success of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and has been wor...

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January 29, 2020

Autos Drive America Statement on USMCA Signing

“Autos Drive America members are committed to the success and growth of the U.S. auto industry.  ...

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January 21, 2020

Autos Drive America Statement Regarding Decision to Withhold Publication of Section 232 Auto Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Annemarie Pender 202-650-5548 | apender@hereforamerica.org We are disap...

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January 16, 2020

Autos Drive America Statement on Senate Passage of USMCA

Autos Drive America members are committed to the success and growth of the U.S. auto industry.  Tod...

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January 15, 2020

AUTOS DRIVE AMERICA STATEMENT ON U.S.-CHINA TRADE DEAL

“Autos Drive America is encouraged that the U.S. and China have agreed to a Phase One trade deal that ...

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January 7, 2020

Automotive Industry Launches New Trade Association

Twelve leading auto companies today announced the formation of Here For America, a not-for-profit trade association de...

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Industry Events and Milestones

Explore industry events and significant milestones.

January 6, 2020

National Technology Day

January 11-14, 2021

CES (virtual)

January 20, 2021

Presidential Inauguration

January 29, 2020

Anniversary of Signing of USMCA

January 30, 2020

Anniversary - Mazda founded in Japan (1920)