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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 02 2014
GM News

 General Motors earned half of the superior ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s rating program on front crash prevention. The Buick Regal, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala are all considered industry leaders when purchased with GM’s available Front Automatic Braking system.

“We applaud GM’s commitment to making this important safety technology available not only on their luxury Cadillac products, but also on their more mainstream Chevrolet and Buick vehicles,” said IIHS Chief Research Officer David Zuby.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Jun 02 2014
Written by Matthew de Paula | Posted on Forbes

No matter how many different ways the Ford research group in charge of rethinking the F-150 pickup looked at improving its fuel economy, it was always the same answer that popped up.

“If you can use technology and materials to take weight out of the vehicle, you’ll always end up with the best solution,” says Pete Reyes, chief engineer of the 2015 Ford F-150.

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Jun 02 2014
Written by Matthew de Paula | Posted on Forbes

There is something striking about the 2015 Chrysler 200. When you see it, you almost feel compelled to keep looking. But why that is can be tough to pinpoint.

Brandon Faurote, head of exterior design at Chrysler, wanted it that way.

“We call it an elegant composition of forms,” he said at a press preview of the all-new midsize sedan in New York. “What we mean by that is there aren’t any abrupt endings on the car in terms of line work or shapes or forms that aren’t well resolved. Your eye just continues to flow around the car and enjoy it.”

Filed Under: Research & Development
May 30 2014
GM News

DETROIT – Buick is continuing to build on its more than 110 years of innovation and design by encouraging young and aspiring designers to challenge the boundaries of convention in automotive design.

Buick partnered with BASF to sponsor a competition for students at Detroit’s College for Creative Studies, who were given a blank canvas to shape their vision of what Buicks will look like in 2030.

Filed Under: Research & Development
May 30 2014
Ford Media Center


Ford’s Adaptive Steering – a new generation of steering technology – will be available within 12 months

New technology improves steering feel at all speeds, making any vehicle easier to maneuver and more enjoyable to drive

Housed entirely within the steering wheel, Ford’s newest steering technology is a smart solution that will benefit drivers in all driving conditions

Filed Under: Research & Development

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