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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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May 23 2014
Written by Diego Rosenberg | Posted on GM Authority

For those of you on the East Coast, you know that the Keystone State has two of the nation’s best old car flea markets: Hershey and Carlisle. The latter in particular has a whole slew of specialized events throughout the show season, none more enduring than Corvettes at Carlisle. Coming this August, two special displays should pique the interest of race fans of America’s Sports Car.

Filed Under: Research & Development
May 23 2014
Written by Rita Cook | Posted on The Washington Times

A little tweaking with the style and an optional six-speed automatic transmission and what do you have? The new and improved 2014 Jeep Compass.

Safety is also improved, as the new version of the Compass now offers front-seat side airbags as standard.

A compact crossover, this Jeep can hang with the best of ’em, since the Jeep moniker means built tough — tough, however, with comfort and style. It’s no problem with the 2014 Jeep Compass.

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May 23 2014
Written by Michael Wayland | Posted on MLive

The 2015 F-150 has a few more innovations on it besides its nearly all-aluminum body.

In fact, Ford Motor Co. announced today that the upcoming full-size pickup is the most patented truck in company history.

"The all-new F-150 is loaded with innovation," said Alana Strager, Ford program analyst charged with tracking new innovations for the 2015 truck, in a statement. "Ford engineers filed more than 100 new patents for technologies on this truck as they have worked to redefine the light-duty pickup for the next generation."

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May 23 2014
GM News

DETROIT – Stop/start technology will be standard on the 2015 Impala base 2.5-liter ECOTEC® engine, an addition that improves the vehicle’s city fuel economy by nearly 5 percent, or one mile per gallon.

The Impala comes standard with a four-cylinder engine, which currently accounts for more than 30 percent of Impala retail sales. It offers customers higher mpg city ratings and a more affordable entry price into the segment than six-cylinder competitors.

May 23 2014
Ford Media Center

For the second year in a row, Ford Motor Company Fund is sponsoring an Honor Flight for 50 World War II veterans in the Cleveland area to visit the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

This year is significant as it marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day (June 6, 1944)

Ford Fund will sponsor three Honor Flights this year, adding to the six flights it has sponsored since 2011

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