Chairman of the Board
Robert Strassburger is Vice President, Vehicle Safety & Harmonization for the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. Since joining the Alliance in April 2000, Strassburger has overseen the development of several voluntary industry standards and commitments to enhance motor vehicle safety. Strassburger also oversees the Alliance’s safety research which includes development of new crash test dummies, crash investigations, and fundamental injury causation studies.
Strassburger joined the Alliance from Nissan North America where he had been Director of Government Affairs. Strassburger has been affiliated with the automotive industry in various capacities for over 29 years. Prior to joining Nissan, Strassburger held several safety, engineering and vehicle emissions positions at Mazda North American Operations. In 2004, Strassburger was appointed by Governor Bill Richardson (D-NM) to the governor’s Task Force on Ignition Interlock Technology and Development. Strassburger earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan.