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Showcases fuel efficiency and other green policy and vehicle advancements.

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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 30 2014
Written by Bradford Wernle | Posted on Automotive News

DETROIT-- Ford is touting the 2015 Edge crossover as a showcase for its latest technologies.

It will be the first Ford-branded vehicle offered with such features as adaptive steering, a 180-degree front camera, an enhanced parking assist system and a glove box airbag.

Ford showed the vehicle to journalists last week at a daylong preview here. A concept version was shown in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

The new vehicle is roomier, more powerful and more aerodynamic than the first-generation Edge, which debuted in 2006. Ford hopes to move the vehicle upscale.

Jun 30 2014
Written by Barbara Schaffer | Posted on Auto Digest

Jeep is leading Chrysler’s comeback as the best-selling company brand and right out of the gate, the all-new Jeep Cherokee is running neck and neck with the Grand Cherokee and Wrangler for the top-selling Jeep position. Company reps have told us they are having trouble keeping the 2014 Jeep Cherokee in stock at the dealerships because they are selling so fast.

The buying public loves the new Cherokee, but media reviews have been mixed. Put us down in the group who loves the new Cherokee.

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Jun 27 2014
GM News

DETROIT – Chevrolet makes its debut on Interbrand's 2014 Best Global Green Brands report, ranking No. 32. The report, produced by the world's leading brand consultancy, Interbrand, measures market perception and actual environmental performance of a company and its products.

Jun 27 2014
Written by Fred Meier | Posted on USA Today

Ford on Thursday unveiled its refreshed 2015 Focus ST hot hatch performance model at the U.K.'s annual Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Along with the regular Focus, the new version of the hot hatch got a freshening for the new model year, including some new chassis tuning, new features, redone front and rear fascia changes (building on the refreshed regular hatchback Focus) and some cockpit upgrades.

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Jun 27 2014
Written by Brent Snavely | Posted on Detroit Free Press

The Dodge brand is celebrating its 100th anniversary today at Meadowbrook Hall in Rochester in an invitation only event.

Founded on July 1, 1914 by John F. and Horace E. Dodge, the company was purchased by Chrysler in 1928. Despite many ups and downs, Dodge has remained one of the most enduring brands in automotive history. Through the years nameplates such as the Dodge Caravan, Challenger, Charger, Dart, Viper

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