Top Automotive Industry News for Week of August 19 - August 25, 2019

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week of August 19, 2019 - August 25, 2019.

We hope it helps you stay up to speed on the key developments in our industry:

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Calif. deal ‘foolish,' Trump tells automakers (Automotive News)

Carmakers alarmed by latest round of Chinese tariffs (The Detroit News)

Chevy Squeezes 21 More Miles Out of Bolt Battery for 2020 (The Detroit Bureau)

Ford, Honda, Toyota: Car brands with the most and least loyal customers (USA Today)

How Toyota got so big and why it wants to be less ‘boring’ (CNBC)

Nissan's Next Great Sports Car Is Delayed Indefinitely (Forbes)

Tesla, Ford have the most to lose among US carmakers on China’s new round of tariffs (CNBC)

The Last Mile: Cars That Will Be Discontinued For 2020 (Forbes)

Top tech analyst says electric vehicles from Jaguar and Audi are stealing market share from Tesla (CNBC)

Trump attacks Ford Motor for not backing fuel economy rollback (Reuters)

Trump forces automakers to walk a fine line on fuel economy rules as Ford gets hammered (CNBC)

UAW scandal embroils VP Ashton's right-hand man (The Detroit News)

Volkswagen upgrades tech and safety features for 2020 (USA Today)

VW Denies Plan To Take Tesla Stake, But Share Price Weakness Might Trigger Interest (Forbes)

-Automotive Evolution News-

Audi Joining BMW Daimler Autonomous Vehicle Partnership (The Detroit Bureau)

Consumers Want More Chargers to Offset Concerns About EVs (The Detroit Bureau)

DoorDash acquires autonomous driving startup Scotty Labs (TechCrunch)

Ford Mobility's Cloud Subsidiary Partners With Mini-EV Builder (Forbes)

Porsche invests in Israeli start-up to improve the safety of autonomous vehicles (CNBC)

The Moral Imperative Of Self-Driving Cars (Forbes)

Waymo Exec Explains Why Making Cars Is a Distraction for a Self-Driving Company (Observer)

Waymo Gives Away Free Self-Driving Training Data -- But With Restrictions (Forbes)

-Automotive Retail News-

Beverly Hills BMW Sold in Recordbreaking Deal (Auto Dealer Today)

Liebert severance to dent AutoNation Q3 earnings (Automotive News)

Penske, Asbury & Group 1 see used-car sales climb slightly in Q2 (Auto Remarketing)

Report: Auto Dealers Stand Out Among Reputation-Dependent Industries (Auto Dealer Today)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Summertime wholesale price strengthening surfaces again (Auto Remarketing)

Vans, Pickups, and Compact Cars Outperformed Average Wholesale Market (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Commuters in this city waste 119 hours sitting in traffic every year (MarketWatch)

Gas prices: Expect relief at the pump this fall, AAA says (USA Today)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

$20 million Porsche flops in auction snafu (CNBC)

Bidding War for James Bond’s Iconic Aston Martin Breaks Auction Record (The Vintage News)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Volkswagen recalls 679,000 US vehicles to fix electrical problem that could cause cars to roll away (CNBC)

-General Business & Executive News-

Goldman Sachs explores sale of auto warranty business Safe-Guard: sources (Reuters)

Fading corporate profits heighten U.S. recession fears (CNBC)

Root raises $350 million to drive auto insurance change (Axios)

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