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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 02 2014
Written by Nathan Bomey | Posted on Detroit Free Press

General Motors plans to introduce an all-electric Chevrolet, global product chief Mark Reuss confirmed today.

This would be a different powertrain than the Chevrolet Volt and Cadillac ELR, which GM calls "extended range electric hybrids," because they rely on a gasoline-fueled motor. Reuss disclosed the new battery-only car during a presentation to investors at GM's Milford Proving Ground.

Investors got a sneak peek at the vehicles on the condition they not take photos with their phones. Media were allowed to listen to an audio feed of the presentation without video.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 02 2014
Ford Media Center

Ford Motor Company celebrates Mustang’s influence on popular culture with the launch of ICON50 – a unique campaign designed to explore culture and inspire Americans to embrace the sense of freedom and adventure new experiences can create.

Filed Under: Manufacturing Economy
Oct 02 2014
Motorward

Being a trendy little hatchback at heart, Fiat 500X will come with choice of 12 different body colours and eight different designs for the 16-, 17- and 18-inch alloy wheels.

It also gets no less than four transmissions, including five- and six-speed manual gearboxes, as well as six-speed twin-clutch and nine-speed automatic. Engine-wise, you can choose between four petrol engines and three diesels.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 01 2014
Written by Brent Snavely | Posted on Detroit Free Press

Chrysler said today it will increase production of its RAM 1500 Eco Diesel from 10% to 20% of all light-duty pickups it makes.

While most automakers offer diesel engines on their HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, Ram is the only one offering a diesel engine for its light-duty pickups.

"Innovation sometimes comes with risk, but being first to market with a diesel engine for the half-ton segment has shown to be a great decision for the Ram Brand," Bob Hegbloom, Ram's chief executive said.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 01 2014
Written by Melissa Burden | Posted on The Detroit News

General Motors Co.’s storied Cadillac luxury brand, which will open a headquarters in New York City next spring, also has big plans for a marketing and communication splash early next year.

Cadillac has sharpened its focus and plans to build upon three brand “values:” bold, optimistic and sophisticated, said Uwe Ellinghaus, Cadillac’s global chief marketing officer.

Advertising and marketing in 2015 will have a new look and feel, plus global consistency and CONTINUITY as Cadillac works to build itself a premier global luxury brand, Ellinghaus said in a recent interview.

Filed Under: Research & Development

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