On the path to restoring America as a global manufacturing powerhouse, international automakers have not merely played a role—they’ve been central in the form of $107 billion in U.S. investments over the last 60 years. This monumental figure, which grows by the day, underscores our commitment to growing the American economy and fostering a flourishing manufacturing presence that provides new opportunities for American workers.
At the 2023 Washington D.C. Auto Show, Jennifer Safavian led a panel discussion on the automotive industry’s clean vehicle transition.
The panel discussed a range of issues surrounding the shift to electrification in the automotive sector, including:
The panel featured:
His Excellency Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States
Secretary Harry M. Lightsey III, Secretary of Commerce, State of South Carolina Department of Commerce
Cody Lusk, President & CEO, American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA)
Jeff Werner, Vice President of Corporate & Government Affairs, Panasonic Corporation of North America
Autos Drive America is committed to advancing smart policies that support job growth throughout the automotive industry and enable a robust, well-equipped workforce to thrive.
The success of the U.S. automotive industry depends on its performance on the global stage – where the free exchange of goods isn’t just beneficial; it’s essential to progress, economic growth, and innovation.
In the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, consumer credits for green vehicles get a new treatment.