Top Automotive Industry News for Week of July 1 - July 7, 2019

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week of July 1, 2019 - July 7, 2019.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

BMW's CEO Krüger Steps Down (Forbes)

Fiat Chrysler U.S. reports best June retail sales in 14 years, stock gains (MarketWatch)

Tesla Makes Good On Elon Musk’s Goal Of Record Quarterly Deliveries, Led By Model 3 (Forbes)

The Departure Of BMW's CEO Shows The Worsening Environment For Car Companies And Their Stocks (Forbes)

Toyota testing improved solar roof for electric vehicles (TechCrunch)

Why $100,000 for a luxury pickup is suddenly within reach (USA Today)

-Automotive Evolution News-

BMW and Daimler to team up in push toward self-driving cars (CNBC)

Here's how hackers are making your Tesla, GM and Chrysler less vulnerable to attack (USA Today)

Self-driving cars face two important challenges, says World Economic Forum executive (CNBC)

Waymo self-driving cars get green light to carry passengers in California (MarketWatch)

What Are The Different Levels Of Self-Driving Cars? (Forbes)

Why self-driving cars may not help older drivers as much as some anticipate (MarketWatch)

-Automotive Retail News-

Despite a Drop in Interest Rates by Automakers, Sales Fell in June (The Detroit Bureau)

June auto sales driven by heavy demand for trucks and SUVs (autoblog)

The 25 Best-Selling Cars, Trucks, and SUVs of 2019 (So Far) (Car and Driver)

U.S. June sales a mixed bag for automakers; SUVs, trucks still strong (Reuters)

U.S. sales drop again, yet SAAR remains strong (Automotive News)

Vehicle sales are down for Detroit Three, but prices are rising (Detroit Free Press)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Late June Depreciation Slows Down (Vehicle Remarketing)

Wholesale car prices see Fourth of July bump (Auto Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Fourth of July Expected to See Record Traffic — and Record Delays (The Detroit Bureau)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Volkswagen recalls over 663,000 Atlas CUV and Passat sedans from Chattanooga, Tenn., plant (Automotive News)

-General Business & Executive News-

From saving Chrysler to buying Jeep, here are the late Lee Iacocca’s greatest achievements (CNBC)

Santander, FCA refine private-label agreement (Automotive News)

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise (Automotive News)

U.S. trade, services industry data underscore slowing economy (Reuters)

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