Top Automotive Industry News for Week of August 22 - August 28, 2016

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016.

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

-AEA Membership News-

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-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Bosch rejects diesel allegations as 'wild and unfounded' (Reuters)

California pulls plug on bill for more zero-emission cars by 2025 (autoblog)

Chevy expands Teen Driver tech to 9 nameplates (Automotive News)

Could a lithium shortage derail electric car boom? (USA Today)

Daimler adopts Silicon Valley tactics to counter new rivals (Reuters)

Ford Announces Plans To Mass-Produce Fully Autonomous Vehicles by 2021 (DrivingSales News)

GM cleared in second US verdict over crash blamed on ignition switch (CNBC)

Hyundai creates the Voltron of connected-car apps (CNET)

Lamborghini sees worldwide sales doubling by 2019 after SUV launch (Reuters)

Lincoln Nabs Top Spot in Customer Satisfaction Survey (The Detroit Bureau)

Mobileye, Delphi Team Up to Create Automated Driving System (Bloomberg)

New Honda Patent Reveals Transmission with Three Clutches (MotorTrend)

Regulators Want To Limit Big Rig And Bus Speeds To 60 MPH (Autospies)

Review: The Chevy Volt Is The Ideal EV (So Far) (Forbes)

Self-Braking Systems Are Not All Created Equal; Many Not Designed To Stop A Moving Car (Forbes)

Tesla lays claim to world’s fastest production car (The Detroit News)

Tesla wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy SolarCity (Automotive News)

Tesla's improved battery is incremental for sales, says Kelley Blue Blook editor (CNBC)

Volkswagen says production to resume as deal struck with suppliers (Reuters)

-Automotive Retail News-

3.3 million used-car sales on tap this month (Auto Remarketing)

5 Ways to Increase Sales (CBT News)

Auto loan delinquencies jumped in July (Detroit Free Press)

Car buyer satisfaction rises as luxury cars get a run for money (Auto Remarketing)

Carvana To Build Car Vending Machines In Texas And Virginia (DrivingSales News)

CPO vs. non-CPO: Advantage is in eye of consumer (Auto Remarketing)

Delinquencies rise on risker auto loans (USA Today)

Forget Sports Cars, SUVs Set to Dominate Super-Premium Luxury Market (The Detroit Bureau)

Lamborghini's $2.3-million Centenario Roadster is already sold out (Mashable)

Low Gas Prices Lead to Truck Sales (CBT News)

New Car Sales Slide in August (The Detroit Bureau)

Record car leasing could rise even higher (The Detroit News)

Tesla creates two-year lease option for Model S and X (The Verge)

Volkswagen reaches deal in principle to compensate US dealers (CNBC)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Black Book: Wholesale Car Values Falling at Fastest Pace This Year (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Bright Future: Orange Cars Hold Value Better Than Other Colors (MotorTrend)

Impact Auto Auctions Launches Online Bidding Platform (Vehicle Remarketing)

Luxury Car Retention Rates Crashing Hard (Vehicle Remarketing)

Moody’s creates new model for forecasting residual values (Auto Remarketing)

Relative stability for truck/SUV prices as used-car values tumble (Auto Remarketing)

VW to Lower Prices, Will It Affect Residual Values? (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Driver Satisfaction Improves for 16 Automotive Brands, ACSI Reports (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Gas Prices Ticking Upward as Summer Ends (The Detroit Bureau)

It’s Getting Harder to Justify a Hybrid (The Detroit Bureau)

US traffic fatalities up 9% from last year (USA Today)

We’re Driving Our Cars More Than Ever (Time)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

Blight crew finds ’46 Chevy hidden by trees in Flint (The Detroit News)

Mazda Celebrates Commitment To Racing (MediaPost)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Ford to recall 91,000 cars to fix fuel-pump issue (CNBC)

Mazda recalling 190,000 CX-7 vehicles in U.S. (Reuters)

Mitsubishi recalls 82,426 vehicles for CVT hesitation issues (autoblog)

MyHyundai App Alerts Drivers to DTCs (Ratchet & Wrench)

-General Business & Executive News-

Amazon offers up car advice with Amazon Vehicles (CNET) Unveils New Advertising Campaign, “For Every Turn” (PR Newswire)

Chase Launches First End-to-End Digital Car-Buying Service for Customers (PR Newswire)

How GM’s Maven car sharing service got to over 4.2M miles driven in 7 months (TechCrunch)

Jumpstart announces name change, new logo (Auto Remarketing)

Google Sets Deadline To Remove 'Intrusive' Interstitials (MediaPost)

NADA seeks donations to help dealership families affected by floods (Automotive News)

State Senate to hold hearing on self-driving car laws (The Detroit News)

The economy grew a feeble 1.1% in second quarter (USA Today)

Uber Debuts Amazon Prime-Style Ride Service To Lock In Users (Forbes)

Uber Now Most Used Taxi App in 108 Countries (AdAge)

U.S. Ad Growth To Hit Record $178 Billion (MediaPost)

World's first self-driving taxi trial begins in Singapore (The Verge)

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