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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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Sep 10 2014
Written by Diego Rosenberg | Posted on GM Authority

General Motors and Opel aren’t letting Google get all the glory − both the automaker and the brand are “demonstrating their commitment to the future” of automated driving and connected mobility at the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress. Showcased are the Opel Insignia research vehicle, an automated Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 concept, and a Chevrolet Cruze equipped with vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) connectivity.

Sep 10 2014
Written by Sourabh Sharma | Posted on Business Standard Motoring

Ford Motor Company will be the first manufacturer to launch a new technology which can predicts when a car might skid and thus prepares itself to prevent the driver from losing control over the car. As per the company, the Enhanced Transitional Stability is the industry first production car system which will be used in new Ford Focus.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Sep 10 2014
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Miami - Florida International University's (FIU) College of Engineering and Computing will begin rolling engineering education into South Florida’s public school classrooms this fall with the launch of “Engineers on Wheels,” an innovative, hands-on STEM education initiative sponsored by Chrysler Group LLC and The Chrysler Foundation, the automotive company’s charitable arm.   

Filed Under: Manufacturing Economy
Sep 09 2014
Written by Randy Bolig and Brandon Gillogly | Posted on Hot Rod Magazine

The Hellcat uses a forged-steel crankshaft with induction-hardened bearing surfaces. According to Chrysler, the result is a crankshaft that can withstand cylinder pressures of 1,595 psi. For you race guys, an SFI approval is sure to happen as the crankshaft damper has been tested to 13,000 rpm. Inside, high-strength forged pistons connect to powder-forged connecting rods with high-load-capacity bushings and carbon-coated piston pins. Like all modern Hemis, the supercharged 6.2L features aluminum-alloy cylinder heads that are optimized for superior thermal conductivity.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Sep 09 2014

For Immediate Release:
September 9, 2014
Contact: Colin Dunn
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AAPC Statement on the Conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations in Hanoi, Vietnam