The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) is the peak industry organisation representing the importers of passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles and motorcycles in Australia. The FCAI welcomes the opportunity to make this submission to the Joint Select Committee on Road Safety.
FCAI strongly supports an integrated approach for road safety, involving all factors (road safety management, road infrastructure, road user behaviour, traffic rules' enforcement, and safer vehicles). Such an integrated approach is essential and must not be contradicted by attempts to single out individual factors in isolation and applies to all road users.
FCAI member organisations are at the cutting edge of innovation, according to Boston Consulting Group 2019 Most Innovative Companies Report1, 6 x vehicle manufacturers are in the Top 50 most innovative companies. Vehicle manufacturers are expending extraordinary amounts of money on research and development to commercialise and introduce the latest technologies with advances that will bring quantum changes to the way in which Australians access and operate motor vehicles from both propulsion and safety aspects.
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