Top Automotive Industry News for Week of August 7 - August 13, 2017

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week August 7, 2017 - August 13, 2017.

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

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-Automotive Manufacturing News-

A migration to Texas, done the Toyota Way (Automotive News)

Auto industry fights for influence on NAFTA talks (Detroit Free Press)

Billion-dollar deal reached in ignition case, and GM is furious (autoblog)

Chanje is a new electric truck company with former Tesla execs (autoblog)

Chevrolet considering a budget V8 Camaro to regain sales (autoblog)

Demand for Cybersecurity Experts in Auto Industry Soars (The Detroit Bureau)

Faraday Future to lease tire factory to take on Tesla (The Detroit News)

Fisker returns with EMotion electric car (USA Today)

GM accuses bankruptcy trust of secret $1 billion stock plot (Automotive News)

Honda’s solo act risky in alliance-happy car industry (The Detroit News)

Hyundai Aims To Show It's Ready For Self-Driving Olympics At Pyeongchang (Forbes)

Hyundai Gives Genesis Owners A Taste Of Augmented Reality (Forbes)

Infiniti Unveils An Unfathomable Vehicle, The Prototype 9 (AutoSpies)

Mazda announces breakthrough in long-coveted engine technology (Reuters)

New data shows just how crucial Americans are to Tesla's success (CNBC)

Nissan to pay $97.7M in proposed Takata settlement (The Detroit News)

Ram claims highest-ever torque rating for a pickup (Detroit Free Press)

Reports: Tesla to test self-driving semi-truck in California, Nevada (USA Today)

Tesla's first junk bond offering is a hit, but now Elon Musk must deliver: 'No more room for excuses' (CNBC)

The Last Mile: Cars That Will Be Discontinued For 2018 (Forbes)

Trump review of Obama-era mileage rules expanded (Detroit News)

-Automotive Evolution News-

Autonomous cars race narrows on doubts about clear path to profit (Reuters)

Daimler AG Gobbles Up Another Mobile App Company (The Detroit Bureau)

Electric Car Buzz Fuels Expectations, But Range, Charging Hurdles Loom (Forbes)

For electric cars to take off, they'll need place to charge (USA Today)

GM's Maven will provide cars to students at USC (Detroit Free Press)

GM’s RoboCar Service, Cruise, Drives Employees Around SF For Free (Wired)

Intel has joined the self-driving car race (CNBC)

Mazda to put autonomous-driving technology in all models by 2025 (CNBC)

What Does Intel's Acquisition Of Mobileye Tell Us About Its Driverless Car Strategy? (Forbes)

-Automotive Retail News-

A Smartphone App to Relieve Your Car-Buying Agony (The New York Times)

Austin Found: Uber's Loss Was Dealers' Gain (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Automotive Leads- Quality or Quantity? (Driving Sales)

AutoNation to stick with 1-price despite drag on used margins (Automotive News)

BMW, Nissan pile on incentives to spur San Diego EV sales (Automotive News)

Google Rolls Out Booking in Search & Maps (DrivingSales)

Jumpstart: Subcompact SUVs/CUVs Make Gains in First Half of 2017 (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Lithia's acquisition in Calif. adds $1 billion in revenue (Automotive News)

New Vehicle Fuel-Economy Averages Improve in July (The Detroit Bureau)

Women, do they visit fewer or more dealerships? A look by the numbers... (DrivingSales)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Latest car deprecation much more noticeable than trucks (Auto Remarketing)

New patent could change shape of auto auction arenas (Auto Remarketing)

Rental car companies seek residual refuge in non-auction venues (Auto Remarketing)

Weekly Wholesale Car and Truck Values Remain Flat (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

A great story can add considerably to your car's value (CNBC)

As robots take the wheel, driving skills hit the skids (The Detroit News)

New Study SuggestsUBer and Lyft Reduce Car Ownership (MotorTrend)

Safe drivers look beyond the hoods of their cars (The Detroit News)

Turns Out Millennials Can’t Exist Without Their Cars (The Detroit Bureau)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

10 great auto museums worth a pit stop (USA Today)

11 of the Greatest Cars and Trucks of the 1970s (autoblog)

From SUVs to Mazdas, millennials redefine ‘classic’ as they begin collecting cars (Detroit Free Press)

The classic story behind these classic cars (Auto Remarketing)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Federal regulators investigating Range Rover doors (The Detroit News)

Ford dispatches investigators across country to fix police Explorer SUV fume issues (Detroit Free Press)

GM Recalls 800K Full-Size Pickups Due to Steering Issue (The Detroit Bureau)

-General Business & Executive News- Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results (

Carvana Acquires Carlypso (Yahoo)

Democrats want to grill Wells Fargo executives about auto insurance (Reuters)

Fusion Auto Finance acquires Groovecar (CUInsight)

RV sales soar across Europe and US as people fall back in love with the road trip (CNBC)

Toyota, Intel, Others Form “Big Data” Consortium (The Detroit Bureau)

TrueCar Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results (TrueCar)

Uber, beset by scandal, faces battle over 'destructive' lawsuit (Reuters)

Uber is scaling back on US car leases as expenses pile up (CNBC)

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