Top Automotive Industry News for Week of May 13 - May 19, 2019

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week of May 13, 2019 - May 19, 2019.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Ford sticks with hybrids as other automakers rush to all-electric vehicles: Here's why (Detroit Free Press)

Getting Rid Of This Vehicle Fuel Economy Standard Is Actually A Great Way To Combat Climate Change (Forbes)

GM shareholders letter to Mary Barra demands stronger stance on fuel economy (Detroit Free Press)

Nissan Earnings Plunge on Lower Sales, Rising Warranty Costs (The Detroit Bureau)

Senators Look to Rally U.S. EV Material Production (The Detroit Bureau)

Tesla's stock dives toward 2 1/2-year low after NTSB crash report (MarketWatch)

Tesla shares drop after report says its Autopilot system was engaged during a fatal crash (CNBC)

Toyota says Trump’s latest tariff threat shows Japanese investments in US are ‘not welcomed’ (CNBC)

Trump administration will delay auto tariffs for up to six months (CNBC)

U.S. Ending Steel, Aluminum Tariffs on Mexico, Canada (The Detroit Bureau)

U.S. reaches deal with Canada, Mexico to lift steel, aluminum tariffs: Washington Post (Reuters)

-Automotive Evolution News-

Despite deaths, injuries and recalls, air bags still save lives (USA Today)

Distracted Driving Will Grow Exponentially On The Path To Self-Driving Cars (Forbes)

Hand Gestures And Horses: Waymo’s Self-Driving Service Learns To Woo The Public (Forbes)

How Mobility Can Create A More Inclusive, Sustainable And Prosperous Global Society (Forbes)

Ride-Hailing Services Don’t Cut Traffic, They Add to It, Study Says (The Detroit Bureau)

The road to self-driving cars (CBS News)

Why did a Rhode Island police officer pull over a self-driving shuttle on its first day? (USA Today)

-Automotive Retail News-

After slow start, CPO car sales now up 2% year-to-date (Auto Remarketing)

Buying a Car and Safety is the Top Requirement? Skip These! (The Detroit Bureau)

Looking to turn CPO units? Autotrader says May is the time (Auto Remarketing)

Opinion: For Dealers, Carsharing Is About Revenue, Not Miles (Auto Dealer Today)

Sonic’s used-car standalone stores enter ‘growth mode’ (Auto Remarketing)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

How Digital Sales at Manheim Began and Where They're Heading (Vehicle Remarketing)

Stable Weekly Wholesale Values Signal Continued Strength in the Market (Vehicle Remarketing)

Used-vehicle prices strong, steady last week (Auto Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Opinion: Turns out, millennials love cars as much as anyone else (MarketWatch)

The U.S. States With The Worst Roads (Forbes)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

Millennials and Gen Xers Best Boomers at Collecting Cars (How Stuff Works)

Oldest 'Porsche' could sell for $20 million or more at auction (Fox News)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Fiat Chrysler recall: vans can stall, lose power steering (The Detroit News)

Ford recalls Ranger, Fusion vehicles at risk of rolling unexpectedly (USA Today)

-General Business & Executive News-

China Car Sales Tumble for 10th Consecutive Month (The Detroit Bureau)

Is California ready to ban gas-powered cars? Not yet. But they're thinking about it (USA Today)

Hyundai Capital America and Tech Company flexdrive Partner to Develop Alternative Models to Vehicle Ownership (BusinessWire)

Uber debuts 'Quiet Driver' mode for premium rides (Mashable)

Usain Bolt launches two-seater electric vehicle which starts at $9,999 (CNBC)

-AEA Reminder-

Did we miss something? Let us know via our Contact Us Page >> . If you have specific important news going public soon that you would like to share with your fellow AEA Members, submit your PR Distribution Request >>

Have a great week,

Member Services

Automotive Executives Association