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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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Oct 08 2014
Written by Patrick Rall | Posted on Torque News

When the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat was introduced with a 707 horsepower supercharged Hemi mated to a new 8-speed automatic transmission, it was widely believed that sales of the self-shifting model would eclipse the manual transmission, but during the first phase of ordering, the proper manual transmission is outselling the high tech automatic.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 07 2014
Written by Hannah Lutz | Posted on Automotive News

Cadillac and American Airlines are teaming up to offer travel benefits to the airline’s frequent fliers and encourage test drives of the luxury brand’s lineup through a new marketing partnership.

The partnership unveiled today features aprogram that transports AAdvantage’s invitation-only ConciergeKey members to their next flight in the seat of a Cadillac. In addition, all AAdvantage members, regardless of status, will eventually be able to earn miles for test-driving a Cadillac.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 07 2014
World Car Fans

The Ford GT went out of production nearly eight years ago but a new report is indicating a successor is due in 2016.

According to Motor Trend's sources, Ford is preparing an all-new GT to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the GT40's first WINat the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 07 2014
Written by Karla Sanchez | Posted on Motor Trend

The plug-in hybrid version of the Chrysler Town & Country has been undergoing development for a couple years now, but it's finally almost ready to come to market. FIAT Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne confirmed that the hybridized minivan will arrive a year earlier than anticipated in late 2015.

Filed Under: Research & Development
Oct 06 2014
Written by Tm Esterdahl | Posted on GM Authority

Cadillac has announced a title sponsorship of the 2015 World Golf Championships match play events. These events bring the world’s best golfers to play a single elimination match play tournament.

Currently, Cadillac is the title sponsor for the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral, Florida. With changes coming to the WGC including moving away from its long-time site in Tucson, Arizona, the PGA tour was looking for an overall title sponsor and Cadillac stepped up.

Filed Under: Manufacturing Economy