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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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Aug 29 2014
Written by Sam McEachern | Posted on GM Authority

Chevrolet will soon launch an all-new Chevrolet Cruze in North America based on the same D2XX global vehicle platform the new Cruze for China is. That car will have lots to live up to considering the tremendous success the current version of the compact car has been, with GM recently announced sales of the Cruze have topped 3 million since its launch in 2008.

Filed Under: Manufacturing Economy
Aug 29 2014
Written by Mike Ramsay | Posted on The Wall Street Journal

Ford Motor Co. F +0.19%  will measure global demand for the redesigned Mustang sports car heading into the second quarter of 2015 to determine whether it adds a third shift to the Michigan plant where it is built, a top executive said Thursday.

The Flat Rock plant has two crews working to build the Mustang and the Fusion sedan. The first 2015 Mustang, fully redesigned this year to be aimed at a global audience, came off the line at the plant Thursday.

Aug 29 2014
Chrysler Media Group

When looking to build a better, more competitive race car for the quarter-mile drag strip, who better to ask for feedback than the Sportsman drivers and the drag racing legends who have helped Chrysler Group’s Mopar brand build the reputation and heritage it has in motorsports?

The best place for that to happen of course would be at the prestigious 60th annual National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) U.S. Nationals event as the largest contingent of Sportsman and professional racers get set to compete at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Indiana, this weekend.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Aug 28 2014
Automotive News

With its 707 hp and 650 pounds-feet of torque, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is the most powerful production car ever to roll out of Detroit. Chrysler recently let buff book enthusiasts sample the $60,000 muscle car, and the scribes have sought to match the roar of the supercharged engine with the screaming sound of their own superlatives. A few examples:

Filed Under: Manufacturing Economy
Aug 28 2014
PR Newswire

Global automotive supplier Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) is debuting its first-to-market wireless charging system with General Motors. This unique solution uses inductive coupling technology to support both wireless charging standards -- Power Matters Alliance (PMA)/Powermat(R) and Wireless Power Consortium (WPC)/Qi.

Cadillac is featuring it on the 2015 ATS, and will add it to the CTS sports sedan this fall and to the Escalade SUV at the end of 2014.

Filed Under: Research & Development

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