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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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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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Mar 31 2014
Ford Media

Ford Motor Company is giving fans, and potential customers, in 12 cities across America a chance to get behind the wheel of its latest products with its second EcoBoost® Challenge consumer drive tour.

Kicking off April 12 in Phoenix, the EcoBoost Challenge gets consumers behind the wheel of some of Ford’s most popular vehicles on three exciting closed-course tracks, including back-to-back drives with competitor vehicles. More than 28,000 people took part in last year’s EcoBoost Challenge for a fun and free chance to test drive Ford’s hottest new cars, truck and utility vehicles.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Mar 31 2014
Written by Larry Vellequette | Posted on Automotive News

Chrysler Group’s Windsor, Ontario, assembly plant has become the first North American plant to achieve silver status under the automaker’s World Class Manufacturing system, Chrysler said today.

That means the plant, which will be overhauled this year to build the next generation of the Chrysler Town & Country minivan, is Chrysler’s best performing and most productive plant on the continent.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Mar 28 2014
GM News

It is a rite of spring even if the weather is only beginning to cooperate.

A Blue Topaz Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup and a Crystal Red Metallic Equinox small SUV settled into their parking spaces atop the Chevrolet Fountain behind centerfield in Comerica Park on Thursday. Reaching their perches involved gingerly lifting each vehicle into place by crane – a three-hour process. 

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Mar 28 2014
Written by Karl Henkel | Posted on The Detroit News

Ford Motor Co. will Friday announce plans to invest $500 million at its Lima, Ohio, engine plant to support production of a new, small six-cylinder EcoBoost engine for its new F-150.

Ford will add 300 jobs at the plant to manufacture a 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine that will be one of four available powertrains on its next-generation, aluminum-bodied F-150, which is scheduled to debut later this year.

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