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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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Learn more about the scientific and technological contributions the modern auto industry makes.

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

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 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
Oct 15 2014
Chrysler Media Group

In anticipation of the 2014 edition of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, Mopar released sketches of its modified Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram, and FIAT vehicles headed for the premier aftermarket trade show in Las Vegas.

Mopar will display several innovative show vehicles, all reimagined with Mopar products, in a 15,345-square-foot exhibit on Nov. 4-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center to demonstrate how enthusiasts can sprinkle their own rides with a little Mopar magic by choosing from the brand’s vast portfolio of parts and accessories.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 14 2014
Written by Mike Colias | Posted on Automotive News

Chevrolet will broaden its green-vehicle offerings by adding an electric model to a lineup that includes the Volt plug-in hybrid and the Spark EV minicar.

Mark Reuss, General Motors' global product chief, confirmed plans for the electric vehicle during a presentation to investors. He didn't identify the nameplate or disclose a timeline for its debut.

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Oct 14 2014
Written by Michael Martinez | Posted on The Detroit News

Ford Motor Co. said Monday it is adding 850 hourly jobs to three facilities at its Rouge Center to help build the aluminum-body 2015 F-150 pickup, which will hit showrooms later this year.

Workers already have been hired and are being trained.

The new jobs will be divided among the center’s three facilities. Dearborn Truck will receive more than 500 new workers; Dearborn Stamping will get nearly 300; and Dearborn Diversified, which makes components, will receive more than 50 workers. The center now has nearly 5,000 hourly workers.

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