ICYMI - FCA US, Ford and GM Lead Kogod Made in America Auto Index

 

ICYMI - FCA US, Ford and GM Lead Kogod Made in America Auto Index

Last week the Kogod Made in American Auto index was released.  This important index measures how American-made a vehicle really is.  The index shows FCA US, Ford and General Motors (GM) comprise 24 of the top 25 most “American-made” vehicles and lead scoring across all vehicle segments including sedans, SUVs and pickups. BELOW ARE SOME OF THE RELEVANT PRESS ITEMS COVERING THE KOGOD INDEX.
 

AAPC press release:

http://www.americanautocouncil.org/content/fca-us-ford-and-gm-lead-2016-kogod-made-america-auto-index
 

Forbes- “The “most red-blooded American” models for 2016 are the three large General Motors crossover SUVs, the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and the GMC Acadia, each with an estimated 90% domestic content.”

 Full article here:
 http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2016/06/15/which-are-the-most-american-cars-and-trucks/#7daa56684930

 Boston.com<Boston Globe>- Frank DuBois developed auto index and said, “What I’m trying to do is provide more information to consumers. After a house, a car is the largest purchase decision you’re going to make. If you believe country of origin is a critical part of the decision, this index provides you more information than what you’ll see on a sticker at a dealership.”

 Full article here:
http://www.boston.com/cars/news-and-reviews/2016/06/16/the-made-america-index-tells-you-how-much-your-car-was-built-home/LSpP5qy4Ywqb9UX629Be6N/story.html
 

Additional Media Coverage:

Automotive News-

http://www.autonews.com/article/20160621/OEM01/160629963/gm-crossovers-ford-f-150-ranked-highest-for-american-content

Edmunds-

http://www.edmunds.com/car-news/three-2016-gm-suvs-2016-ford-f-150-top-list-of-most-american-vehicles.html

MotorTrend-

http://www.motortrend.com/news/new-study-ranks-american-made-vehicles-2016/

Auto Blog-
http://www.autoblog.com/photos/2016-kogod-made-in-america-auto-index/

Midland Daily News-
http://www.ourmidland.com/prweb/three-gm-cars-top-american-university-s-kogod-made-in/article_9d52f269-f681-5881-8cde-591612c35567.html

 EurekAlert-
 http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-06/au-tgc061616.php

Automotive World-

http://www.automotiveworld.com/news-releases/gm-dominates-top-10-study-american-made-vehicles/

Engineering.com -
 http://www.engineering.com/AdvancedManufacturing/ArticleID/12441/The-3-Most-American-Made-Cars-of-2016.aspx

Auto Remarketing-
http://www.autoremarketing.com/trends/3-gm-models-top-2016-kogod-made-america-auto-index

The News Wheel-

http://thenewswheel.com/gm-takes-the-top-spot-in-2016-study-of-most-american-made-automobiles/

Autoevolution-

http://www.autoevolution.com/news/general-motors-makes-the-most-american-cars-on-sale-today-108693.html