Top Automotive Industry News for Week of June 13 - June 19, 2016

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week June 13, 2016 - June 19, 2016.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

A Look At This Week’s Top OEM Headlines (CBT News)

Automation and the changing face of auto manufacturing (Business Standard)

Auto-Parts Maker Linamar Says It Has Talked With Apple, Google (Bloomberg)

Daimler to unveil long-distance electric car in October (Reuters)

Domestic Car Brands Carry Top Spots in Total Quality Impact (The Detroit Bureau)

Electric car startups fueled by Chinese money aim to catch Tesla (Automotive News)

FCA confirms Maserati SUV, Alfa sedan just months away (Detroit Free Press)

FCA expects Chrysler Pacifica to lead in reliability (The Detroit News)

Ford, FCA to shorten summer shutdown at SUV plants (The Detroit News)

GM brands get new PR agencies (The Detroit News)

GM eyes autonomous cars as urban growth opportunities (The Detroit News)

GM seeks to dismiss claims for recalled vehicles' lost value (Reuters)

GM unveils new feature to prevent child deaths in hot cars (CNN)

Is Ford moving on mobility? (Automotive News)

Luxury car names are a numbers game (The Detroit News)

Marchionne Mulls Maserati Electric Sportscar as Tesla Competitor (Bloomberg)

Mercedes planning hydrogen-powered plug-in hybrid crossover (Mashable)

Mini's transparent concept car is built for sharing (The Verge)

Mitsubishi Spending $600 Mil to Compensate Owners for Mileage Scandal (The Detroit Bureau)

Nissan to develop ethanol-based fuel cell technology by 2020 (Reuters)

SmartDeviceLink app developer program opens for Ford, Toyota vehicles (CNet)

Volkswagen considers sale of Ducati, Scania, and Man brands (autoblog)

Volkswagen group to phase out more than 40 car models: report (Reuters)

VW to add electric models in wake of diesel scandal (The Detroit News)

What Apple Opening Siri to Developers Means for Cars (Fortune)

-Automotive Retail News-

American Dealers Prefer Japanese Auto Makers Over U.S., Survey Says (WSJ)

Check calendar before car shopping (The Detroit News)

Independent Dealers Bearish on Market, Customer Traffic, Survey Shows (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Facebook Links Actual Store Visits to Marketers' Ads and Sales (Ad Age)

Hatchbacks, once disdained, are luring away SUV buyers (USA Today)

NADA Used Vehicles Prices Decline in May (Vehicle Remarketing)

Tesla teams up with Nordstrom to sell Model X (CNBC)

Tightening Credit May Be Hurting Used-Car Sales (WSJ)

How Mobile Is Changing the Way Consumers Buy Cars and What Every Brand Can Learn from It (LinkedIn)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

BMW Financial Opens Off-Lease Inventory to All Dealers (Digital Dealer)

CarMax Auctions to add 5 new locations in fiscal 2017 (Auto Remarketing)

Slower retail numbers help soften wholesale car prices (Auto Remarketing)

Small Car Values Continue to Drop (Vehicle Remarketing)

Trucks Keep Yearly Wholesale Values Up (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Adding Teen Driver To Auto Policy Yields Average 79 Percent Premium Rise (NY Times)

NHTSA To Release Foundation For National Self-Driving Car Regulations (DrivingSales)

U.S. Gasoline Prices Decrease for the First Time Since February (Bloomberg)

Waze is slowly putting an end to left turns (CNet)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

Ford GT wins at Le Mans, first since 1980 (The Detroit News)

Porsche takes 2016 Le Mans win on last lap, Ford grabs class victory (autoblog)

Tesla’s Model S can turn into a boat (kinda), Musk boasts (MarketWatch)

-Automotive Servicing News-

BMW Recalls Some SUVs to Reinforce Child Seat Anchors (ABC News)

Electric vehicles will soon be cheaper than regular cars because maintenance costs are lower (CNBC)

Kia recalls 98,000 Sedona minivans for suspension corrosion (autoblog)

Nissan's Infiniti recalls 60,000 Q50 sedans over steering issue (Reuters)

Toyota Prius Least Expensive Car To Maintain, Study Finds (Edmunds)

-General Business & Executive News- to be Sold (The Banks Report)

Car Crashes No Longer The Leading Cause Of Accidental Deaths In The US (Tech Times)

Detroit Battles for the Soul of Self-Driving Machines (WSJ)

Glassdoor honors 4 CEOs in auto space (Auto Remarketing)

Harvard MBA With New Ideas Changed Auto Retailing (Ward’s Auto)

Mobile will account for 49 percent of Internet advertising by 2020 (Mobile Marketer)

NIADA Convention attendance jumps 19%, setting new record (Auto Remarketing)

Nikola Motor Bags $2.3 Billion in Pre-orders For Electrified Semi Truck (Hybrid Cars)

Programmatic TV Putting Automakers Into Advertising Fast Lane (Ward’s Auto)

Skeptics Of Self Driving Cars Span Generations (NY Times)

The Car Hacker’s Handbook digs into automotive data security (TechCrunch)

The top 5 digital trends for 2016 (Business Insider)

U.S. retail sales point to strong domestic demand (Reuters)

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