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While no index is perfect, the AU Auto Index is the most scientific approach we have seen. The report looks at the correct components to determine U.S. domestic content in automobiles to reveal what vehicles are really the ‘most American.'

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AAPC Updates

Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors Company created the American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC) to promote the unique and significant economic contribution of the U.S.-based auto companies to the American economy and to advocate for an American Manufacturing Initiative. The new organization is an expansion of the three companies’ productive work together as members of the Automotive Trade Policy Council on international trade and economic policies. Together, these three auto companies represent innovation, research and technology development that can drive America’s economic leadership in a new century.

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Nov 25 2014
Written by Erick Ayapana | Posted on Motor Trend

General Motors has finally allowed us to get some wheel time in the new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, which is featured in the newest episode of Ignition. And as a bonus, host Carlos Lago produced a special video where he geeks out on almost every aspect of the special Corvette.

Nov 25 2014
Ford Media Center

Looking to spend some time exploring the countryside in the all-new 2015 F-150? Now it’s possible to sleep comfortably inside a Ford-branded camper, thanks to recreational vehicle builder Thor Livin Lite.

Thor Livin Lite and Ford have agreed to license Ford-branded recreational products for the all-new 2015 F-150 pickup – the smartest, toughest, most capable F-150 ever.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Nov 25 2014
Written by Eric Weiner | Posted on Motor Trend

Fuel economy might not be the biggest issue for the typical Jeep Wrangler driver, but upcoming Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) regulations mean that even the longtime popular off-roader has to fall in line. A report from Automotive News indicates that the 2018 Jeep Wrangler will help increase efficiency with an eight-speed automatic transmission that will improve fuel economy by at least nine percent.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Nov 25 2014
Written by Sam McEachern | Posted on GM Authority

Many publications who have gotten the chance to speak with Cadillac president Johan de Nysschen have focused their questions on the automotive exec’s business strategies for Cadillac. The brand’s move to Manhattan, its new naming convention and its planned marketing overhaul have all been discussed at length, so Car & Driver focused on digging up some intel on its future products.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Nov 25 2014
Ford Media Center

As part of Ford Motor Company’s expanded hunger relief efforts this year, the company announced the donation of a new truck to The Salvation Army’s Bed & Bread Club that will help serve 5,000 meals a day to needy people in Detroit.

The vehicle, which goes into operation this week, joins the Bed & Bread fleet that provides a sandwich, fruit, beverage, soup and snack to city neighborhoods. The Detroit Bed & Bread program is the largest one in the country. Marathon Petroleum Corporation will provide a year of free gasoline for the new vehicle.

Filed Under: Manufacturing Economy