Top Automotive Industry News for Week of June 27 - July 3, 2016

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week June 27, 2016 - July 3, 2016.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

2016 American-Made Index (

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

Are BMW, Intel, And Mobileye The New Dream Team For Automated Driving? (Forbes)

Aston Martin's losses grow in 2015 (Reuters)

Auto industry seeks break on new fuel economy standards (USA Today)

BMW Confirms Plan to Launch Autonomous Car by 2021 (The Detroit Bureau)

Brexit May Cost Carmakers 2.8 Million Vehicle Sales (Advertising Age)

Exclusive: Toyota Industries, Honeywell in bid to buy Intelligrated - sources (Reuters)

Experts: Tesla death won't halt march to self-driving cars (USA Today)

Feds Urge Honda Owners to Park Some Models (The Detroit Bureau)

Ford's stock rallies after June sales boosted by big jump in truck sales (MarketWatch)

GM down, Ford up as new car sales rise 2.5% in June (USA Today)

In wake of fatal Tesla crash, BMW is in slow lane to roll out self-driving vehicles (LA Times)

Mitsubishi Motors Japan sales extend slide after mileage scandal (Reuters)

Porsche SE will not sue Volkswagen over emissions scandal: exec (Reuters)

Tesla driver crashes, dies while car in Autopilot mode (Detroit Free Press)

Tesla Long Term Profits Threatened By German Competition (Forbes)

Tesla Misses Deliveries Forecast Due to ‘Steep’ Production Ramp (Bloomberg)

Tesla shares hold steady as investigation into fatal crash gets underway (CNBC)

Three-Quarters of U.S. Drivers Say They’d Cede Wheel to Robot (Bloomberg Technology)

Toyota Leads Automotive Innovation Pack (The Detroit Bureau)

Toyota's June sales fall 5.6% while Nissan gains an industry-best 13.1% (Detroit Free Press)

U.S. Opens Investigation Into Tesla Following Fatal Autopilot Crash (Forbes)

Volkswagen settlement is a huge waste of $15 billion (CNBC)

-Automotive Retail News-

Analysts Say You’re Gonna Buy an Electric Car, Even if Gas Is Super Cheap (Time)

Auto Incentives Are High, But So Are Prices, And So Are Sales (Forbes)

Carvana expands to Richmond (Auto Remarketing)

Dealers should play a role in auto safety education, NTSB official says (Automotive News)

EV sales need immense spike to meet 2020 emissions limits (autoblog)

Luxury makers search for buyers; BMW SUVs a bright spot in mixed June (Detroit Free Press)

Mobile Phones, Online Research Shrinking Shopping Window, Study Shows (Auto Dealer Monthly)

New Cars Are Too Expensive for the Typical Family, Study Finds (The New York Times)

Plug-Based Car Sales Set for Rapid Growth, Says New Study (The Detroit Bureau)

Roadster to offer dealers 100% online retail tool (Auto Remarketing)

Shoppers Speak Out: 5 Things That Are More Important Than Price (Driving Sales)

Start your engine or hit the brakes? Traders share how they're playing peak auto (CNBC)

The two reasons consumers are buying cars (CBT News)

Trucks drive Nissan, FCA, Ford, Honda as industry rebounds with 2.4% gain; GM, Toyota fall (Automotive News)

U.S. auto sales expected to hit record in first 6 months (LA Times)

U.S. auto sales may have finally hit a plateau, a high and healthy one (Detroit Free Press)

US auto sales on track for best June since 2005 (CNBC)

Vroom will make cash offers to private sellers on eBay (Automotive News)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Car, Truck Market Show Broad Weekly Decline (Vehicle Remarketing)

RVI predicts used-car prices will fall 5.2% by 2019 (Auto Remarketing)

Value slump seen across almost all segments (Auto Remarketing)

What's at play in subcompact depreciation? (Auto Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

AAA Predicts Record Travel Numbers During Holiday Weekend (Ratchet and Wrench)

America has the worst traffic in the world (autoblog)

Americans Hit the Road Because of Low Gas Prices—and Hurt the Climate (Time)

Highest demand ever seen for gasoline this Fourth of July (CNBC)

Owner’s Manual, Out of the Glove Box and Onto the App (The New York Times)

Tesla drivers play Jenga, sleep, using Autopilot in nerve-wracking videos (USA Today)

Traffic deaths jump 8% in 2015 to most since 2008 to 35,200 (USA Today)

U.S. Volkswagen owners: Your compensation from scandal settlement (Reuters)

What the Volkswagen Settlement Could Mean for Car Owners (The New York Times)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-


Faraday Future is joining Formula E (The Verge)

History Channel gives Top Gear USA the axe (autoblog)

-Automotive Servicing News-

3.37M Toyotas recalled for faulty air bags, canisters (The Detroit News)

Fiat Chrysler rollaway recall linked to 68 injuries, 266 crashes (Automotive News)

Fix ready for Jeep gear shift problem that killed Anton Yelchin (CNN Money)

Lincoln Dealers Roll Out Free Pickup, Delivery for Service Customers (Edmunds)

US warns drivers of 313,000 Hondas to immediately replace dangerous airbags (CNBC)

Volkswagen believes it can fix 85,000 polluting U.S. vehicles (Reuters)

-General Business & Executive News-

Automotive News Canada launches with website, newsletters, and print edition (Automotive News)

Car-sharing, autonomous driving to reshape auto finance, study says (Automotive News)

Jack Taylor, Founder of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Dies at 94 (NY Times)

FCA Dealer Sues FCA (DrivingSales News)

Former Nissan Dealer to Pay $101,986 for Deceptive Practices (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Hertz signs deals with Uber, Lyft to supply cars to drivers (Automotive News)

How Nation's Top 200 Marketers Are Honing Digital Strategies (AdAge)

Jeep, Disney, Levi Strauss, Ralph Lauren, Ford Named Most Patriotic Brands (MediaPost)

Jumpstart Automotive & Ipsos Connect Unveil Latest Auto Shopper Study (MarketWired)

Sweden creates world's first 'electric road' (Mashable)

Takata CEO Outlines Plans to Resign (The Detroit Bureau)

TIME Dealer of the Year winner is community champion (Auto Remarketing)

What Tesla's Fatal Crash Means for the Path to Driverless Cars (Fortune)

Zipcar is testing pay-per-mile rentals in some US cities (The Verge)

YouTube becomes bigger player in auto space (Auto Remarketing)

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