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Peters, Dingell, Stabenow Announce $7.5 Million Federal Grant for Michigan’s Mobility Ecosystem

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) and U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced a $7.5 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for partnership between the City of Detroit, the State of Michigan, the University of Michigan, and the American Center for Mobility (ACM). The funding will go towards the research, developmen... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Auto Industry Commitment to Reduce Hot Car Deaths

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement on automaker-led voluntary commitment to add rear seat reminder systems to new vehicles. These innovations will help parents and caregivers remember to check the back seat to reduce hot car deaths: “This summer has witnessed far too many children dying in the back seats of hot cars. No family should ever h... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Fuel Economy Agreement

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after Ford, Volkswagen, Honda, and BMW came to an agreement with the State of California on a framework for fuel economy standards: “This is a positive development. The auto industry needs certainty. This industry is more fragile than many realize. If the United States is to be competitive, we have to stay a... Read more »

Bipartisan Lawmakers Urge Good Faith Effort to Reach Agreement on Fuel Economy Standards

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Fred Upton (R-MI), Paul Tonko (D-NY) and John Shimkus (R-IL) strongly urged the US Department of Transportation, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Air Resources Board to return to good faith negotiating and work toward one national program for fuel economy to give auto makers the certainty they need in a fragil... Read more »

Dingell Presses for One National Fuel Economy Standard

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell strongly urged the Trump Administration to return to good faith negotiating to work toward one national fuel economy standard to give auto makers the certainty they need in a fragile industry while making continued reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. During a House Energy and Commerce Hearing on the Trump Administration’s rollback of fuel ec... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Ford Announcement

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following state in response to an announcement by Ford on salary personnel staff reductions: “Whenever we hear bad news about a domestic automaker, it reminds us of the fragility of manufacturing in this country and the importance of public policies to ensure we maintain a strong base in this country. This announcement, recen... Read more »

Dingell Leads Infrastructure Package Aimed at Combating Climate Change, Expanding Broadband Access & Protecting Public Health and the Environment

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and all 31 Democratic members of the committee in introducing a sweeping infrastructure package, the Leading Infrastructure For Tomorrow’s America Act, or LIFT America Act, that will rebuild America through investments in combating climate change, expanding broadband acces... Read more »

Peters, Stabenow, Dingell, Stevens & Alexander Reintroduce Vehicle Innovation Act

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U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Haley Stevens (D-MI) today announced they are reintroducing bipartisan, bicameral legislation to promote investments in research and development of clean vehicle and advanced safety technologies to increase fuel efficiency and reduce our nation’s dependence on foreign oil... Read more »

Dingell Applauds Ford’s Investments at Flat Rock Plant

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell applauded Ford’s announcement that the company will invest $900 million and add 900 incremental direct new jobs in Southeast Michigan, including an $850 million investment at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District. Ford’s investment will support battery electric architecture and next-generation Mustang production, as well as establish an autonomous vehicle manufacturing center in Southeast Michigan. Read more »

Dingell: Time for Congress to Take Action to Prevent Drunk Driving

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Today, during a hearing on improving vehicle technology to prevent drunk driving, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) called on Congress to take action to save lives. Dingell urged the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee to hold the hearing after the Abbas family from Michigan were tragically killed in a car accident caused by a drunk driver. Video of the hearing is available here and he... Read more »

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