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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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FCA US 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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Oct 16 2014
Written by Larry Edsall | Posted on The Detroit News

Off-road driving enthusiasts can reap the benefits of a cooperative vehicle-development effort between two long-time automotive aftermarket companies. The companies are Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, based in Decatur, Indiana, but with strong ties to the Detroit area, and Alabama-based Southern Comfort Automotive.

The benefit of their efforts — actually, of a reunion of sorts — is the Reaper, a specially modified 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup now available at select Chevrolet dealerships.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 16 2014
Ford Media Center

From the days of horse-drawn carts, humans have used square-shaped boxes to move cargo.

Now, Ford is revolutionizing the management and stowage of cargo inside the pickup truck box with its patented BoxLink™ system debuting on the all-new Ford F-150. Along with LED box lights, a power locking and remote tailgate release, and segment-first cargo ramps, the 2015 F-150 is better equipped to help manage loads more efficiently.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 16 2014
Written by Patrick Rall | Posted on Torque News

The Chrysler Group has rolled out their first group of teaser images ahead of the 2014 SEMA Show and among those images is the new Dodge Challenger TA Concept - a concept that could lead to the next performance trimline for the brawny Mopar muscle car.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 15 2014
Written by Sam McEachern | Posted on GM Authority

Last month, Chevrolet unveiled the 2015 Silverado Rally Edition appearance packages, just as GMC unveiled two special edition trucks with unique accessories, the 2015 Sierra Elevation and Sierra Carbon. These special edition trim packages offer buyers model-exclusive wheels and unique decals in addition to other cosmetic enhancements, helping to further separate their truck from the other GMCs on the road.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 15 2014
Written by Alisa Priddle | Posted on Detroit Free Press

Ford and NextEnergy today issued a challenge for suppliers to come up with advanced automotive lighting products.

Filed Under: Research & Development

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