Subcommittee: Driving Innovation: the Future of Automotive Mobility, Safety, and Technology

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), the Chair of the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, and Ports, will convene a hearing titled, “Driving Innovation: the Future of Automotive Mobility, Safety, and Technology,” at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. The hearing will address how automotive innovation will influence the future of vehicle safety, mobility, and technology in a global economy. Witnesses will have the opportunity to discuss the state of automotive innovation and current challenges and opportunities, and the ways in which Congress and stakeholders can help the automotive industry provide equitable access to world-class safety and mobility for all Americans.


  • Mr. John Bozzella, President & CEO, Alliance for Automotive Innovation
  • Ms. Ann Wilson, Senior Vice President, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
  • Ms. Rana Abbas Taylor, Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • Mr. Reuben Sarkar, President & CEO, American Center for Mobility

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

2:30 p.m. EDT

Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, and Ports  


This hearing will take place in the Russell Senate Office Building 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on

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  • Ms. Ann Wilson

    Senior Vice President
    Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
    Download Testimony (511.58 KB)
  • Mr. John Bozzella

    President & CEO
    Alliance for Automotive Innovation
    Download Testimony (206.93 KB)
  • Ms. Rana Abbas Taylor

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving
    Download Testimony (113.17 KB)
  • Mr. Reuben Sarkar

    President & CEO
    American Center for Mobility
    Download Testimony (207.29 KB)