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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.

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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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Apr 30 2014
Written by Michael Wayland | Posted on MLive

A unique Chrysler training facility opened in partnership with the United Auto Workers union two years ago is significantly exceeding initial expectations.

Since officially opening in 2012, the World Class Manufacturing Academy has expanded its operations to 40,000 square feet, grown from a handful of classes to 45, and has had more than 9,000 employees come through its doors – roughly four times more people than officials expected to have after two years.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Apr 29 2014
Written by GM News Team | Posted on GM News

Design statements with staying power are key in the automotive landscape, and Buick’s global network of designers make them by continuously monitoring and interpreting trends in high-end fashion, furnishings, architecture and product design.

An example is the 2014 LaCrosse and its unique Ultra Luxury Interior Package.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Apr 29 2014
Ford News
  • The Ford Fleet Purchase Planner™ is a new tool that helps businesses build a fleet of vehicles with an eye toward cost and environmental concerns
  • KONE, a leader in escalator and elevator manufacturing, used the Ford Fleet Purchase Planner to develop a plan to replace its fleet of 160 Ford Fusion cars with new Fusion Hybrid vehicles by 2018; the move is expected to reduce KONE’s carbon emissions output by 850 metric tons annually

For its commitment to analytics and big data collection, Ford was among three finalists for the Institute for Operations Research and Manag

Apr 29 2014
Chrysler Media Group
  • Adds 15,000 square feet of interactive training for manufacturing employees
  • More than 9,000 participants trained since grand opening in 2012
  • Now teaching 45 different hands-on classes; originally started with four classes

April 28, 2014 , Warren, Mich. - After officially opening more than two years ago, the final touches on a significant expansion in both square-footage and educational programming at Chrysler Group’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Academy were completed early this year.

Filed Under: Job Creation
Apr 28 2014
Written by David Shepardson | Posted on The Detroit News

General Motors Co. said Thursday it is donating 16 Chevrolet Camaro cars for the third round of the U.S. Energy Department’s EcoCAR 3 competition, aimed at helping find the next generation of auto industry engineers.

The four-year project will include thousands of students at 16 universities, including Wayne State University in Detroit, Arizona State University, California State University, Colorado State University, Mississippi State University, Penn State and University of Waterloo in Ontario.?

Filed Under: Research & Development

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