Top Automotive Industry News for Week of March 20 - March 26, 2017

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week March 20, 2017 - March 26, 2017.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Automakers Joining Rush to Unlimited Data Plans (The Detroit Bureau)

BMW partners with Weather Co. for weather intelligence (Auto Remarketing)

BMW takes on Mercedes with record model offensive (The Detroit News)

Charged Up - Electric Cars Are Morphing Into Many Species (Forbes)

Chevy Bolt discounting proves its 'dead,' says Tesla bull (CNBC)

Elon Musk Clarifies Tesla Model 3 Won’t Outperform Model S (The Truth About Cars)

Fiat Chrysler boss says 'waiting in anticipation' to meet VW chief (Reuters)

Ford Dominates Heavy-Duty Work Truck Challenge as True Olympian (Yahoo)

Ford Given Award For Ethics: But Was Marketing A Flawed System Like MyFord Touch Ethical? (Forbes)

Ford lowers outlook as vehicle sales fall, costs rise (USA Today)

French prosecutor opens Fiat Chrysler emissions investigation (Reuters)

Nissan Says “No” to UAW (The Detroit Bureau)

Parts and accessories boost Ford, FCA, GM revenue (The Detroit News)

Porsche's profit per car is enough to buy another new car (autoblog)

Porsche invests in tech services to offset possible sales decline (Reuters)

Tesla Model 3 could be 10 times safer than the average car, says analyst (CNBC)

Toyota is licensing Microsoft patents for vehicle control and connectivity (autoblog)

What's Going To Happen At Mitsubishi Motors? Ask The Man. (Forbes)

Why Automakers Don't Need Trump To Ease Fuel Economy Regulations (Forbes)

Will the Tesla Model 3 Be the Safest Car Ever? (The Detroit Bureau)

-Automotive Retail News-

Ally Raises Caution Flag About 2017 Auto Sales (The Detroit Bureau)

Autotrader Offers 'Must Test Drive' Suggestions (MediaPost)

Black Book: Cars Continue to Outperform Truck Segment (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Car prices stay strong as tax season continues (Auto Remarketing)

Cheaper Used Cars Bad Sign for Automakers, Dealers (Fox Business)

Daily Newscast: Gary Vaynerchuk keynote, Are Americans ready for self-driving cars and

Good economy equals vehicle sales (CBT News)

Do the math: Older used cars in short supply (The Detroit News)

How dealers sometimes lose focus with their digital marketing dollars (CBT News)

GM To Make Digital Signage Mandatory At U.S. Dealerships (DrivingSales)

March U.S. auto sales seen up nearly 1.9 percent: JD Power and LMC (Reuters)

McLaren supercar gets stratospheric price (Automotive News)

Mouse that roared: Porsche hires Disney for training (Automotive News)

Online Car-Buying Startups Emerge as Dealer Aids, Not Disrupters (Bloomberg)

Sell more cars through better photography (Auto Remarketing)

Used-car market likely to eclipse 3.6M sales (Auto Remarketing)

Used Car Prices 'Softening,' ADESA's Kontos Says (Vehicle Remarketing)

You almost can buy a new car online — through a dealer (The Detroit News)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Car prices stay strong as tax season continues (Auto Remarketing)

More evidence of usual February price moves (Auto Remarketing)

Southeast: Tax Season Kicks In, Cars Bounce Back (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Cars That Owners Say Are the Best and Worst Value (Consumer Reports)

Navigation Systems May Dull Our Brains, Study Says (Car & Driver)

Tesla Model S, Model X Owners Love Their Cars Despite Quality Issues (Edmunds)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

A Weekend in the Life of an Exotic Car Collector (Fortune)

Authenticity of Bullitt Mustang in Mexico Confirmed; Drivetrain and Much Bodywork Not Original (Car & Driver)

AutoX Slaps $50 Webcams on a Car to Make It Drive Itself (Wired)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Auto Recalls Reach 53.2 Million in 2016 (Vehicle Remarketing)

-General Business & Executive News-

Auto Brands See March Madness Uptick (MediaPost)

California Upholds Auto Emissions Standards, Setting Up Face-Off With Trump (NY Times)

CarGurus continues European expansion (Auto Remarketing)

CFPB Fines Experian $3 Million for Deceiving Consumers About Credit Scores (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Kelley Blue Book Expands Its Trusted Vehicle Values Into Portugal (Yahoo)

Silicon Valley likes to 'move fast and break things.' What happens when it makes cars? (CNBC)

Uber to Suspend Autonomous Tests After Arizona Accident (Bloomberg)

Uber’s President Is Leaving the Company After 6 Months (Fortune)

US to confront China over 'unacceptable' auto policies: Report (CNBC)

Why America's Auto Debt Boom Fuels Bubble Talk (Bloomberg)

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