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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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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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Showcases fuel efficiency and other green policy and vehicle advancements.

Focuses on increased hiring of a new type of workforce that is efficient and technologically advanced.

Involves building a strong U.S. economy based on our manufacturing leadership.

Involves building a strong US economy based on our deep manufacturing background.

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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Aug 07 2014
Written by Ann M. Jobs | Posted on Associated Press

The flagship of the Jeep line — the five-passenger Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicle — is both a grand and high-mileage traveler for 2014.

The roomy interior can be luxuriously appointed with stitched leather seats, panoramic sunroof, suede-like ceiling material and a Blu-Ray rear entertainment system with two video screens.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Aug 06 2014
Written by Benjamin Preston | Posted on The New York Times

It’s no secret that the classic American van is on its way out. Since the late 1960s, most full-size van models have been trucklike vehicles with stubby noses, long bodies and relatively low-profile front windshields. The General Motors G-Series and Dodge Ram vans are already gone.

The Ford E-Series has been America’s top-selling van since the early ‘80s, but it’s also about to virtually disappear, replaced with something new for the United States, but not for Europe: the Ford Transit.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Aug 06 2014
Written by Jeff Bennett | Posted on The Wall Street Journal

General Motors is test driving Google Glass as part of its research into how wearable information technology could help productivity in its sprawling car factories.

The auto maker has three pairs of the high-tech glasses that it has been testing since late last year at its Orion Assembly plant in Lake Orion, Mich., the Warren Technical Center in Warren, Mich., and at information-technology operations around the Detroit area.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Aug 06 2014
Chrysler Media

Comedians and actors Craig Robinson ("Hot Tub Time Machine 2," "Mr. Robinson" and “The Office”) and Jake Johnson (“New Girl” and "Let's Be Cops") team together for the first time in a new Dodge Dart advertising campaign called “Don’t Touch My Dart,” that launches this week.

Filed Under: Research & Development