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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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Jun 17 2014
Written by Kevin Wilson | Posted on Car and Driver

When it's a matter of go big or stay home, the first question becomes “how big is enough?” At GMC stores, the latest available answers are the new for 2015 Yukon and Yukon XL. The latter casts a shadow 20 inches longer than the standard edition tested here, which yields 28-percent-more luggage capacity and 10-inches-more legroom for the third-row seats.

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Jun 17 2014
Written by Jay Ramey | Posted on Autoweek

Ford is debuting a few new things in the 2015 Explorer, as the fifth-generation SUV enters its fifth year of production. The most significant addition is a new appearance package for the Explorer XLT, which will feature 20-inch machined aluminum wheels with painted pockets, black body-side plastic cladding, roof rails, and body-color door handles. This new appearance package will also feature mirror caps, liftgate applique, and grille painted in "magnetic metallic," along with an "Explorer" hood badge.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Jun 17 2014
World Car Fans

O.CT Tuning has performed several upgrades on the SRT8 versions of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Challenger.

Work started on the V8 6.4-liter HEMI engine which in its standard configuration delivers 477 PS (350 kW) and a peak torque of 637 Nm (470 lb-ft). The motor received a custom compressor kit and a charge air cooler system along with a software optimization that have bumped output to 564 PS (415 kW) and 735 Nm (542 lb-ft). Upon request, O.CT Tuning can make additional modifications to increase power beyond the 600 PS (441 kW) mark.

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Jun 16 2014

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June 16, 2014
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