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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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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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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 04 2014
Written by Melissa Burden | Posted on The Detroit News

General Motors Financial Co. Inc., a subsidiary of General Motors Co., said Friday it is expanding its Arlington, Texas, operations center and could add hundreds of new employees there over the next few years.

GM Financial said it bought a 240,000-square-foot building on 22 acres in Arlington, just a block from where about 2,150 GM Financial employees work in operations and customer service. The company is renovating the new space, which it will use for offices and a training and conference center.

Filed Under: Job Creation
Aug 04 2014
Ford Media Center

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the state’s business roundtable, today brought leading corporate executives to Washington, D.C. to meet with Michigan “alumni” to talk about Michigan’s reestablished position as a leading location for business development and expansion. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder joined executives in emphasizing the state’s progress on key factors that lead to economic expansion.

Aug 04 2014
Written by Andy Stonehouse | Posted on Summit Daily

Lo and behold, 2014 brings further miraculous change from that hardscrabble bunch of kids in Detroit, and an all-new Chrysler 200 that is absolutely retooled and reimagined.

The 2015 Chrysler 200 has an approachable mix of good looks, modern technology and an engine range wide enough to satisfy various tastes and bring mileage into the 36-mpg zone. The interior, especially, is quite nice, in the same way that the insides of new vehicles such as the new non-grand Jeep Cherokee have turned out.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Aug 01 2014
GM News

When the General Motors Milford Proving Ground opened in 1924 – 90 years ago this October – engineers lacked advanced tools and technology for safety testing. Judging from this video, some might say the only crash test dummies back then were human.

Engineers today keep their distance during crash tests. No more riding the running boards until seconds before impact. Inside the vehicles being tested are heavily instrumented anthropomorphic test devices – dummies – who capture the data for which engineers once risked their lives.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Aug 01 2014
Written by Wayne Cunningham | Posted on CNET

At what it bills as the auto industry's first app developer conference, Ford will sponsor a hackathon for its Sync AppLink platform. In a unique twist, the city of Los Angeles has gathered data sets for the developers covering statistics such as airport traffic, collisions, and crime. Ford's developer conference is part of the Connected Car Expo at CTIA's Super Mobility Week running from September 8 to 11 in Las Vegas.

Filed Under: Research & Development