February 24, 2021


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February 24, 2021


AAPC Statement on Biden America's Supply Chain Executive Order

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Governor Matt Blunt, president of the American Automotive Policy Council, issued the following statement on President Joe Biden’s America’s Supply Chain Executive Order:

"We thank President Biden and the administration for their efforts to address the global shortage of auto-grade semiconductor wafers.  The U.S. auto industry needs immediate action to resolve plant closures and U.S. vehicle production losses, which are impacting hundreds of thousands of American auto workers, our customers, our businesses and our economy.  We additionally look forward to working with the administration on long-term actions that secure our domestic supply chain to avoid any future chip supply shortages."

The American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC) represents American Automakers Ford Motor Company, General Motors Company and Stellantis.  AAPC is a Washington, D.C. association representing the common public policy interests of its member companies.