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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 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
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.

Filed Under: Research & Development

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