March update for 2011, the Top ten vehicles assembled in the USA/Canada are listed on the table provided by the NHSTA: Ford has three the Sport Trac 90%; the Mercury Mountaineer 85; the Explorer 85. Chrysler has four, the Dakota 84; Avenger Sedan 83; and Grand Caravan 82; 200 Sedan 81 Toyota has 4, the Tundra, the Sequoia, the Camry, the Avalon all at 80. GM has the Savana, at 80. Chrysler has the Dodge Nitro, the Town and Country, at 80. Honda has the Accord, at 80. The numbers are submitted by the manufacturers themselves following DOT guidelines: ..."vehicle manufacturers must calculate the equipment content percentages for their car lines prior to the beginning of the model year. They estimate the number of vehicles and subgroups of vehicles that will be built within each car line, e.g., the number of base level and high-line models. For each car line, the calculation of U.S./Canadian content percentage also includes: 1. The U.S./Canadian content (by value) of each item of motor vehicle equipment that will be used to assemble the vehicles within the car line; 2. The total value of each equipment item, i.e., the price the manufacturer will pay for it (this information is typically provided by the manufacturer's suppliers); and 3. The total number of each of the equipment items that will be used to assemble the vehicles within the car line during the model year...." Download the complete statistics . Some percentages have yet to be determined. We'll bring you updated data as it becomes available .
DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 22, 2010 – The reinvented 2011 Ford Explorer, which offers a suite of innovative safety technologies, is the latest Ford vehicle to earn a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Details.
Announced in Dallas, TX. details ofthe 2011 SUPER DUTY Ford.
American Made Grilles for cars and trucks, 100% American, are produced by Carriage Works located in Grandview, Mo. Carriage Works manufactures these truck grilles and car grilles, maintaining uncompromising standards and quality. Their website has a dealer locator for you.
From Carriage Works.Inc
And don't forget to look for American made tires: Cooper Tire in Georgia produces tires for cars, trucks, SUV's.
American made tires are hard to find. Cheap imports dominate the market. Peter Woriskey writing in the Washington Post says: "The ballooning trade imbalance with China has provoked complaints that the relationship is crushing U.S. manufacturers. Critics of the relationship say China manipulates its currency and employs other protectionist policies that make it difficult for U.S. factories to compete.
Congress passed legislation in 2000 that allows the United States to impose tariffs and other protections if a surge in Chinese imports damages a U.S. industry. China agreed to the provision while negotiating to join the World Trade Organization." See the full article in the Washington Post, September 8th.
American made jacks come from Milwaukee Hydraulic, featuring a Safety Bypass: this prevents the jack from blowing seals when an overload condition exists. The feature will not allow users to lift loads in excess of specifications. Additionally they offer Chrome Plated and Heat Treated Parts which include: All pistons, rams and release needles, prohibits corrosion, increases jack durability. The release Mechanism has a Unique linear motion which eliminates galling found in standard screw mechanisms,. It also provides smooth release control. The Dual Hydraulic Pump is the only jack available with a speed and power piston hich allows increases in lifting and ease of use.
Made in the USA, hydraulic jacks come from a well respected company, J.H.Gray. Today, J.H. Gray's tradition of quality continues. Now with
approximately 200 employees, Gray Manufacturing Company, Inc.
is recognized around the world for providing the highest quality
shop service equipment for the automotive, truck and service
The American made Hi-Lift Jack is able to function in situations requiring lifting, pushing, pulling, winching, and clamping. Although light in weight and easy to maneuver, the Hi-Lift Jack offers a rated capacity of 4,660 lbs (2114 kg) and a tested capacity of 7,000 lbs (3175 kg).
Hi-Lift Jacks are made with a two-piece handle and socket design built for extended life. Cheaper imitations use a one-piece design that bends easily if lateral pressure is applied while lifting a load.
The jacks are designed to help you survive in the most demanding situations with a full-range of specially designed accessories to faciltate use in off-roading and farm/auto recovery. The Bloomfield Manufacturing Company, established in 1895, is one of the oldest companies in the state of Indiana, and is the parent company to both the Hi-Lift Jack Company,and the Kant-Slam Company.
Renewable Lube, Inc produces American made lubricants for automobiles, trucks, and many other applications. Their products are known for reliability. Their proven bio-based lubricants provide enhanced vegetable lubricant performance made from bio-materials like soy, corn, and sunflower. Their patented technology transforms the oils into high performance green lubricants. capable of enduring the hottest engines and the coldest winters. Use
of Renewable Lubricants biodegradable lubricant products eliminates the potential for hazardous leaks and spills
while reducing dependence on foreign oil.
Hitches from United Truck Parts.-See Farming Exclusive Connection Window – One person can hookup
any trailer, boat or mobile equipment the first time – without pushing
or pulling and the resulting back ache!
2.6 Hydrogen Generators
HHo Hydrogen generators
Hydrogen Generators for cars and Big rigs. For further information, please see automotive in the industrial category.
3. Floor Mats
Diamond Plate Floor Mats
This set of 2 Front Diamond Plate Aluminum Car Mats hold many features that your standard floor mat will typically fall short of. Standard carpeted mats wear quickly, stain, hold odors, and are hard to clean. Diamond Plate Aluminum is a great material because it does not rust, and the tread makes great traction on your vehicles floor. They are the all weather, easy to clean solution, to a cleaner more
stylish ride. These floor mats are precision cut with in shop CNC machine to ensure top quality product that is home made in the USA. They are easy to install and includes hook and loop strips to keep them from slipping around on your floor. The floor mats will ship flat and can easily be bent using a table or work bench as a straight edge for bending. Every set of floor mats is manufactured when you order it and will usually ship with in 2-3 days after ordering.
4. American made oil filters
Eco micro filters makes eco friendly oil filters which are manufactured in the USA. They stock filters for a range of cars, Ford, Chevy, Toyota, Chevy Dura max trucks and other commercial vehicles. The By pass oil filtration systems, filter elements, and accessories can be ordered on line or through dealers.
5. American made fluid connectors
Jiffy Tite makes fluid connectors for the automotive market, Their high quality products can be found at multiple retail automotive locations such as NAPA, Autozone, and CSK.
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