Top Automotive Industry News for Week of January 23 - January 29, 2017

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week January 23, 2017 - January 29, 2017.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Another state gets serious about self-driving cars (USA Today)

Automakers Look for Options, Weigh Costs Under Trump (The Detroit Bureau)

Big Three Executives Hear Trump’s Plea for More Jobs (The Detroit Bureau)

Cadillac to add new small SUV in 2018 (The Detroit News)

California Ready to Battle With Trump Over Emissions (The Detroit Bureau)

California regulations for driverless cars stall as other states speed ahead (LA Times)

Fiat Chrysler earns almost $2B, but faces hurdles ahead (USA Today)

Fiat Chrysler Ready To Move Pickup Trucks From Mexico If Trump Plays Cards Right (Forbes)

Ford braced for $600 million Brexit currency hit in 2017 (CNBC)

Ford CEO tells Trump mpg rules put 1 million U.S. jobs at risk (Automotive News)

Ford in better position than GM to benefit from Trump's domestic auto push, RBC says (CNBC)

Ford to power older cars with Wi-Fi through SmartLink (The Detroit News)

German prosecutors widen Volkswagen emissions probe (CNBC)

Lamborghini Used Jet Fighters, Spaceships, And Snakes To Design Its Latest Supercar, The Aventador S (Forbes)

Marchionne: Ending NAFTA could have 'monumental consequences' (Detroit Free Press)

Michigan union membership dipped in 2016 (The Detroit News)

More businesses must work with suppliers to curb climate change: study (Reuters)

Prices Of Small Cars Would Rise With Trump's 20% Tax, But So Might Popularity In Swing States (Forbes)

Toyota Adding 400 Jobs at Indiana Plant (The Detroit Bureau)

Toyota Earns Best Resale Brand Award (Vehicle Remarketing)

Trump's 20% Mexican border tariff would impact auto industry (Detroit Free Press)

Trump's wish for more US auto plants comes at a tricky time for the industry (CNBC)

Union leader supports changing NAFTA amid GM layoffs (The Detroit News)

VW ex-CEO may have known of cheating sooner: Prosecutors (CNBC)

-Automotive Retail News-

American Car Buyers Will Pay the Price for a Mexico Tariff (NBC News)

Analyst warns of incentives' pressure on used prices (Automotive News)

AutoGravity Launches Digital Finance Platform (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Autotrader taps 20 ‘Must-Shop’ CPOs (Auto Remarketing)

Buying used: Repair and inspection plans ease worries (The Detroit News)

Chevy sees more gains in U.S. retail share (Automotive News)

Edmunds: New-Vehicle Sales to Fall in January (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Hyundai adopts CarStory reports to enhance CPO website (Auto Remarketing)

Jan. auto sales expected to downshift slightly after strong 2016 finish (Automotive News)

January Retail Vehicle Sales Expected to Tumble (Vehicle Remarketing)

January used sales could jump nearly 8% (Auto Remarketing)

Latest Vehicle Rankings Puts a Surprise at Top of List (The Detroit Bureau)

U.S. auto sales expected to hit record 17.6 million in 2017: JD Power, LMC Automotive (Reuters)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Car Retention Values Strongest in Six Months (Vehicle Remarketing)

Compact cars show 'encouraging sign' in wholesale market (Auto Remarketing)

KBB Names Best Resale Values for 2017-MY (Auto Dealer Monthly)

-Automotive Ownership News-

6 in 10 Americans don't have $500 in savings (CNN)

Auto Insurance Unaffordable for 18.6 Million: Federal Report (Bloomberg BNA)

Enjoy cheap gas while it lasts -- which won't be much longer (USA Today)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

Record-setting number of vintage motorcycles head to auction (LA Times)

The 25 Most Expensive Cars from the Year’s Biggest Collector-Car Auction Weekend (Car & Driver)

What Tomorrow's Autonomous Vehicles Mean for Today's Collector Cars (Road & Track)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Ford issues recall on 8,000 F-150 trucks and certain Focus, C-Max cars (MarketWatch)

Ford launches brand to sell auto parts to fix competitors' vehicles (Reuters)

Sears Auto Center joins myCarfax service shop program (Auto Remarketing)

-General Business & Executive News-

2017 NADA Coverage (Automotive News)

Biggest Auto Trends For 2017 (DrivingSales)

Car Tech Startup Investment Exceeds $1 Billion In 2016 (Forbes)

China’s Answer to Tesla Is Hopeful Entrant to Global Car Market (NY Times)

DrivingSales 2017 Dealer Satisfaction Award Winners (DrivingSales)

Ford Takes Step Toward Online Car Shopping With Fintech Investment (Fox Business)

Google, Apple, Tech Giants Can Find Major Growth In One Place: Cars (Forbes)

Lawsuits fly in self-driving car talent war (USA Today)

Donald Trump tells Detroit auto CEOs that environmental regulations are ‘out of control’ (The Washington Post)

This 3D Printing Startup Raised $23 Million to Disrupt How Cars Are Made (Fortune)

Trump's first week spells trouble for auto industry (USA Today)

U.S. auto parts sellers skid after report on Amazon's entry (Reuters)

Wal-Mart To Sell Cars Through Partnerships With AutoNation And Other Dealers (DrivingSales)

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