The Definitive List of 2018’s Most American-made Cars is Here

Matthew McMullan

Matthew McMullan Communications Manager, Alliance for American Manufacturing

It’s summer 2018. You know what that means: We’ve got an updated ranking of the most American-made automobiles on the market.

Brought to you by American University’s Kogod School of Business, the Made in America Auto Index considers seven criteria – including where each car model is assembled, where its engine is produced, and where its research and development takes place – to reach its conclusions.

Frank DuBois, the academic behind the index, went into detail about them on the Manufacturing Report podcast last year.

If you’re interested in why it matters where your car is produced, it’s definitely worth a listen.

As for this year’s rankings, they were topped by an American classic: the Corvette, made by Chevrolet.

Find the entire 2018 Made in America Auto Index here.

Posted In: Allied Approaches, From Alliance for American Manufacturing

Union Matters

He Gets the Bucks, We Get All the Deadly Bangs

Sam Pizzigati

Sam Pizzigati Editor, Too Much online magazine

National Rifle Association chief Wayne LaPierre has had better weeks. First came the horrific early August slaughters in California, Texas, and Ohio that left dozens dead, murders that elevated public pressure on the NRA’s hardline against even the mildest of moves against gun violence. Then came revelations that LaPierre — whose labors on behalf of the nonprofit NRA have made him a millionaire many times over — last year planned to have his gun lobby group bankroll a 10,000-square-foot luxury manse near Dallas for his personal use. In response, LaPierre had his flacks charge that the NRA’s former ad agency had done the scheming to buy the mansion. The ad agency called that assertion “patently false” and related that LaPierre had sought the agency’s involvement in the scheme, a request the agency rejected. The mansion scandal, notes the Washington Post, comes as the NRA is already “contending with the fallout from allegations of lavish spending by top executives.”


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