Top Automotive Industry News for Week of June 17 - June 23, 2019

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week of June 17, 2019 - June 23, 2019.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

All that new tech in cars may be increasing risk (USA Today)

Brighter, safer headlights are coming. The question is when (USA Today)

Chevy Could Be First to Deliver $100,000 Pickup (The Detroit Bureau)

Democrats assail 'unacceptable' mpg rollback (The Detroit News)

Ford expands autonomous vehicle testing with a new self-driving prototype (CNBC)

General Motors Vehicles Now Let You Order Domino's Pizza from the Dash (Car and Driver)

GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year (Detroit Free Press)

Japan reportedly helped derail Fiat’s proposed merger with Renault (CNBC)

Kid-friendly Ford Ranger selling as a family car with new safety feature (Detroit Free Press)

Korean Carmakers Top Initial Quality Study, But Tech Still Drives Owners Crazy (Forbes)

Lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze fuel efficiency rules (autoblog)

Mitsubishi Motors shareholders approve ouster of Ghosn (autoblog)

Tesla has a ‘great lead’ in this $2 trillion market opportunity: Analyst (CNBC)

UAW, Faurecia Reach Deal to End Strike Michigan Plant (The Detroit Bureau)

With Product Blitz Continuing, Hyundai Defies U.S. Market Downturn (The Detroit Bureau)

Young Buyers May be Ready to Shift Back to Sedans, Claims Nissan (The Detroit Bureau)

-Automotive Evolution News-

Pairing Self-Driving Cars With Autonomous Drones For Faster Fast Food Delivery (Forbes)

People are confused and wrong about driver assistance systems, IIHS finds (autoblog)

Walmart to test self-driving delivery from warehouse to warehouse (CNBC)

Waymo just signed a deal to make self-driving cars for use in France and Japan (CNBC)

-Automotive Retail News-

5 Tips for Dealer Success in Uncertain Times (Auto Dealer Today)

CDK Global moves to strengthen commitment to independent dealers (Auto Remarketing)

CPO car sales up 2% through May, poised for 9th straight record (Auto Remarketing)

Edmunds Launches "Premier": A Revamped Dealer Program to Better Connect Shoppers and Dealers (Yahoo)

Endangered species? SUVs squeezing out affordable, entry-level cars (Detroit Free Press)

Facebook Marketplace integration among new Carfax features (Auto Remarketing)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Auction giants try new tack to track used cars (Automotive News)

May wholesale trends bring back thoughts of tax-season heydays (Auto Remarketing)

Wholesale Depreciation Continues to Rise Post Spring Market (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

U.S. drivers log 2.5% more miles in April than year ago (Reuters)

-General Business & Executive News-

A Tesla “Truckla”, Driverless Pizza Delivery, and More Car News This Week (Wired)

Auto Insurance Buyers’ Satisfaction Rises When They Are in Driver’s Seat (Insurance Journal)

NADA chair: Dealer data and related digital issues remain a high priority (Auto Remarketing)

New-Vehicle Quality Stalls After Four Years of Improvement, J.D. Power Finds (J.D Power)

Porsche rolls out its own car insurance in Illinois and Oregon (Road & Track)

Shift Boosts Customer Financing & Insurance Options; Adds TD Auto Finance, U.S. Bank (Yahoo)

TrueCar post-Perry: Two gone, reorg set (AIM Group)

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