Top Automotive Industry News for Week of June 5 - June 11, 2017

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week June 5, 2017 - June 11, 2017.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Automakers race to get ahead of Silicon Valley on car-sharing (CNBC)

Automakers split on how fast to deploy automatic braking (Automotive News)

Big Mistake? Honda Says No More V6's For It's Sedans (AutoSpies)

Bolt EV sales to go nationwide a month early in August (Automotive News)

Bosch software enabled emissions cheating by VW, FCA, study says (Automotive News)

Chevrolet Bolt EV to Hit Dealers in August (

Coalition of 13 states to challenge Trump on vehicle emission standards (Reuters)

Domesticated: The 'Most American' Cars And Trucks For 2017 (Forbes)

Electronic Setups of Driverless Cars Vulnerable to Hackers (The New York Times)

Elon Musk: People betting against Tesla 'want us to die so bad they can taste it' (CNBC)

Elon Musk's Goals For Tesla Will Require Billions More In Capital; Investors Cheer (Forbes)

FCA diesel case in hands of Calif. judge (The Detroit News)

Ford offers buyouts to 15,000 salaried employees (USA Today)

Ford to boost Escape, MKC production with shorter summer shutdown (Detroit Free Press)

From Car to Grid: Automakers Lining Up New Uses for Old EV Batteries (The Detroit Bureau)

GM overwhelmingly rejects Greenlight proposal to split stocks (DrivingSales)

Greenlight Proposal Defeated, But Performance Pressure Remains (The Detroit Bureau)

Howes: We’re ‘Here for America,’ foreign automakers say (The Detroit News)

Mercedes' parent company is building a truck that will rival Tesla (Business Insider)

Morgan Stanley's widely followed auto analyst predicts Ford's earnings could be cut in half (CNBC)

Nissan pledges to go big on automatic emergency braking (USA Today)

Porsche Cayenne diesel emissions exceed legal limits: Spiegel (Reuters)

Sales Guru Hatami Dumps Hyundai for Volkswagen of America (The Detroit Bureau)

Study finds Detroit still rules on American-made cars (USA Today)

Tesla's Sales Setbacks Do Not Deter Investors (Forbes)

Toyota rolls out new Camry in SUV-crazed U.S. (The Detroit News)

-Automotive Evolution News-

Bosch and TomTom Give Radar Sensors Second Task Making Maps For Autonomous Vehicles (Forbes)

Honda aims for self-driving cars by 2025: 'We're usually the best-dressed' (USA Today)

Lyft Plans Its Own Self-Driving Car (

Will Buyers Pay For Autonomous Cars? (Forbes)

-Automotive Retail News-

Analyst: SAAR Could Dip Ahead of 2020 (DrivingSales)

Autotrader names top CPO deals for June (Auto Remarketing)

Carvana sets new revenue record with 118% spike in Q1 (Auto Remarketing)

Ford offering short-term consumer auto leases through Canvas (Reuters)

Lenders hit the brakes on subprime auto loans (CNBC)

Subprime Auto Originations Fall to 10-Year Low (Auto Dealer Monthly)

The auto industry may soon face an 'unprecedented buyer's strike,' Morgan Stanley says (CNBC)

Wall Street dials back U.S. sales outlook as Trump bump fades (Automotive News)

Why Subprime Loans Are Dropping | Building an Online Community (CBT News)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

As Small Crossovers Thrive, Small Cars Falter (Vehicle Remarketing)

Black Book's Used Vehicle Valuation Index Falls in May (Vehicle Remarketing)

Manheim Index climbs to new record (Auto Remarketing)

Mobile auctions continue to evolve & attract dealers (Auto Remarketing)

Used Vehicle Prices Reach Record High, Manheim Says (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Apple Introduces New “Do Not Disturb while Driving” Feature for iPhone (Car & Driver)

Teens Three Times More Likely to Die in Car Crashes (The Detroit Bureau)

Where Autos Are A Steal: The Nation's 'Hot Spots' For Car Thefts (Forbes)

Why My Refrigerator Understands Me, But My Car Doesn't (Forbes)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

Chevrolet drops Woodward Dream Cruise sponsorship (The Detroit News)

Driving the world's fastest, most luxurious supercar — the $3-million Bugatti Chiron (LA Times)

'Grand Tour' host Richard Hammond escapes fiery crash in Switzerland (USA Today)

Mars Car: Manned Mars Rover Concept Debuts at Kennedy Space Center (car & Driver)

-Automotive Servicing News-

AAA Spills the Truth on Oil Changes (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Air bag computer failures in 2012 Jeep Liberty under investigation, NHTSA says (Detroit Free Press)

Ford wants dealer service bays ready for special needs of ride-sharing providers (Automotive News)

Hyundai recalls vehicles to fix latches, warning lights (The Detroit News)

-General Business & Executive News-

MEDIA-Amazon to sell cars online in Europe – Automobilwoche (Reuters)

Facebook striving to form ties with the auto industry (DrivingSales)

From Detroit, Transportation Secretary Delivers Message to Silicon Valley (Car & Driver)

Q1 data disputes ‘subprime bubble' talk again (Auto Remarketing)

NADA Launches New Digital Collection of Archives (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Uber board to discuss CEO absence, policy changes: source (Reuters)

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