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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 04 2014
Written by Chris Woodyard | Posted on USA Today

Having shaken the automotive world with its plans for a lightweight aluminum pickup truck, Ford is now turning its attention to bringing the same technology to cars.

It unveiled a concept version of its popular Fusion midsize car that weighs about the same as its smallest model, the Fiesta. Just as Ford wsa able to cut up to 700 pounds in the F-150, it was able to do about the same with the Fusion for this design study.

Jun 04 2014
Written by Mike Martindale | Posted on The Detroit News

Auburn Hills— A different kind of assembly line involving autoworkers took place Tuesday at Chrysler Group world headquarters.

An estimated 260 salaried employees partnered with the Stop Hunger Now international hunger relief effort to package 70,000 meals to support school feeding programs in Brazil, organizers said.

The volunteer event had workers combining more than 7,000 pounds of rice, 2,900 pounds of soy and 350 pounds of vegetables into small packages also containing 21 vitamins and minerals.

Jun 03 2014
GM News

DETROIT – The 2015 Cadillac Escalade features a new yet instantly recognizable design that maintains the vehicle's signature quality and elegance. The styling cues combine sculpted surfaces with high technology embellishments to give Escalade an unmistakable stand-out appearance.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Jun 03 2014
Ford Media Center

With help from Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineering faculty, the New England Motor Press Association awarded the 2015 Ford F-150, with more than 100 patents, the Yankee Cup

The Yankee Cup is a technology award recognizing an automotive feature, system or vehicle that significantly makes driving safer, more cost efficient or more enjoyable

From its truck bed to LED lights, new F-150 recognized by judges as tougher, smarter and more capable

Filed Under: Research & Development
Jun 03 2014
Written by Scott Burgess | Posted on Motor Trend

Nowadays, heritage rarely means much more than something really old. But being first does not necessarily make something the best.

Filed Under: Research & Development

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