Top Automotive Industry News for Week of July 10 - July 16, 2017

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week July 10, 2017 - July 16, 2017.

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-

Auto imports from Mexico keep climbing despite Trump's threats (CNBC)

Auto safety gear: What's it worth to you? (CBS News)

BMW Hopes to Stay Connected With Consumers in a New Digital Era (The Detroit Bureau)

Buick rules the Plains, and other lessons from car searches on Google (Detroit Free Press)

Carmakers flex their muscles with performance models (The Detroit News)

Continental Scrambles to Keep Pace With Technology Changes (The Detroit Bureau)

Daimler Accused of Selling More Than 1M Cars With Illegal Defeat Devices (The Detroit Bureau)

Dodge puts a price on America's fastest SUV (USA Today)

Electric car maker scraps plans for $1 billion Nevada plant (CNBC)

Foreign automakers vie to appear more American (USA Today)

Honda confirms 11th US death tied to ruptured Takata air bag inflator (CNBC)

Jaguar enters small-SUV segment with 2018 E-Pace (LA Times)

Love for SUVs and pickups surge to record high (CNBC)

More Than A Million Mercedes Diesel Cars Could Lose Their Type Approval, Court Said (Forbes)

New Honda Accord charges into a slumping U.S. sedan market (Reuters)

Renault-Nissan Alliance To Electrify China's Trucks And Vans (Forbes)

Study paints perilous future for automakers competing to make driverless cars (Detroit Free Press)

The electric car maker that would rival Tesla is running out of time (USA Today)

U.S. EPA chief says to treat diesel emissions cheating 'very aggressively' (Reuters)

Used car 'time bomb' complicates auto industry transformation, new report says (LA Times)

-Automotive Evolution News-

FCC Makes Room on the Airwaves for Autonomous Vehicles (The Truth About Cars)

For Bosch, The Path To Automated Driving Is Paved With Partnerships (Forbes)

Howes: In new auto ecosystem, winning requires change (The Detroit News)

Toyota's new $100 million fund will back AI, robotics, autonomous cars (autoblog)

-Automotive Retail News-

Cars that are half of new-vehicle price after 3 years (Auto Remarketing)

Consumer loyalty for SUVs, crossovers hits new high, study says (Automotive News)

Lithia's preliminary Q2 results show gains (Automotive News)

PALS Session to Bridge Gap Between Lenders, Product Providers (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Used-Car ‘Time Bomb’ Expected to Drag on U.S. Auto Sales (Bloomberg)

Used Vehicle Prices End on High Note for Q2 (CBT News)

Wells Fargo trims auto loans as market cools, risk overhaul kicks in (CNBC)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Holiday week keeps wholesale prices stable (Auto Remarketing)

Modest rise for Black Book’s used-car index (Auto Remarketing)

Used Vehicle Values Decline 4.5% in Past Year (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Average Gas Prices on the Rise After Holiday (The Detroit Bureau)

City driving spikes, rural driving falls as opportunity shifts (USA Today)

Data driven: One day your car will know all your habits (The Detroit News)

Drivers spend an average of 17 hours a year searching for parking spots (CNBC)

Hot Wheels: The Most Stolen New And Used Cars (Forbes)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

How Barrett-Jackson showcases the art of the classic car auction (Boston)

See John Lennon's Brilliant Psychedelic Rolls-Royce Phantom V In Exhibition (Forbes)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Air bag, brake defects trigger Fiat Chrysler recalls of 1.3M vehicles (USA Today)

As vehicle recalls multiply, technology gets the blame (The Detroit News)

Ford recalls 6,000 Edge, Fusion and MKZ vehicles in North America (Automotive News)

Honda recalling 1.5M Accord cars to prevent potential engine fires (USA Today)

Tesla adding service centers as Model 3 goes on sale (The Detroit News)

-General Business & Executive News-

A River In Egypt: Dealers in denial about customer trust levels (DrivingSales)

Authenticom wins first round in suit against Reynolds, CDK (Automotive News)

CFPB Issues Rule Banning Arbitration Clauses in Finance Contracts (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Clarivoy, Cars.com Conclude Attribution Study (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Consumer Sentiment, Spending Sag in June (U.S. News & World Report)

Electric Cars Are Officially Keeping the Oil Industry up at Night (The Truth About Cars)

Elon Musk talks cars — and humanity's fate — with governors (CNBC)

House Republicans expected to reveal self-driving legislation soon (DrivingSales)

New Silicon Valley fund raises $120 million to connect auto companies, startups (Automotive News)

Report points to trouble for auto industry (USA Today)

Uber offers a thankless job, and the applications flood in (CNBC)

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