Top Automotive Industry News for Week of May 2 - May 8, 2016

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week May 2, 2016 - May 8, 2016.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

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

At Least 17 Fuel Cell Vehicles Set to Reach Market Over Next Decade (The Detroit Bureau)

Audi’s A4 takes the edge in the luxury segment (The Detroit News)

Bentley Adding More Models; Likely to Go Electric (The Detroit Bureau)

Big 3 increase tie-ups in race to self-driving cars (The Detroit News)

Cadillac's global sales fell 4.9% for year to date (Detroit Free Press)

Consumer Reports Ranks Top Used Cars (Vehicle Remarketing)

Each Tesla Car Sold Last Year Is Worth $620,000 to Investors (Time)

Elon Musk: 'High quality' at Tesla will continue despite executive departure (Market Watch)

FCA details plans to hike Jeep, Ram output (Automotive News)

FCA Open to More Autonomous Partners; Marchionne Talks Product Location (The Detroit Bureau)

Fiat Chrysler open to further partnership with Google (The Detroit News)

It's Now Or Never For Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Study Says (Forbes)

Luxurious Gas-Guzzlers Like The Bentley Continental GT Will Survive Tightening Fuel Economy Measures (Forbes)

Mercedes Keeps Tops Spot in Luxury Car Sales Battle (The Detroit Bureau)

Mitsubishi Grabs a Shiny Sliver of the American Market (The New York Times)

Musk Sleeps Near Factory Floor to Spur Tesla Manufacturing (Bloomberg)

Porsche will sell Panamera wagon in U.S. (Automotive News)

Tesla Just Made Its Huge Model 3 Challenge Even Huger (WIRED)

Tesla’s bioweapon mode is a stroke of genius for developing markets (TechCrunch)

The hidden demand for self-driving vehicles (Automotive News)

Toyota Pins Big Hopes on Daihatsu’s Small Cars (WSJ)

Wanted: Manufacturing whizzes to work on Tesla's Model 3 (Reuters)

-Automotive Retail News-

5 things you should know about April car sales (Detroit Free Press)

April autos sell at a pace of 17.4M (CNBC)

Auto sales have a record-high April as buyers flock to SUVs and trucks (LA Times)

Ban On Tesla’s Direct Sales Model In Connecticut Stands (DrivingSales News)

Car-price movement might signal end of spring market (Auto Remarketing)

CPO sales approach 233,000 in April (Auto Remarketing)

Credit Union Auto Lending Climbs (CU Times)

Group 1's U.S. F&I Operations Delivers Record Q1 Performance (Auto Dealer)

Hyundai and Lexus Earn Top CPO Program Recognition from Autotrader (PRNewswire)

New Initiative Connects Used-Car Sellers to Dealer Buyers (Ward’s Auto)

Now that gas is relatively cheap, learn what car shoppers are looking for now. (CBT News)

Report: Americans Don’t Want Autonomous Cars (Ratchet and Wrench)

Study: Holidays are best, worst of times for used-car deals (Auto Remarketing)

U.S. Auto Sales' Record April Doesn't Do Much to Contain Unease (Bloomberg)

US auto sales bounced back in April (The Business Insider)

US New Vehicle Sales Soar to Near-Record Levels (The Detroit Bureau)

We’ll tell you what two industry insiders believe the rest of the year has in store for auto sales (CBT News)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

April Manheim Index ticks up as depreciation stabilizes (Auto Remarketing)

Black Book: Gap Between Car, Truck Depreciation Narrows (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

AAA: Gas prices climb to six-month high (CNBC)

Car Crashes No. 1 Killer of Teenagers in US (The Detroit Bureau)

Study: 2025 EPA fuel-economy targets would save drivers thousands (Detroit Free Press)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

McLaren has an F1 for sale, which is a big deal (The Verge)

Slugger Reggie Jackson launches site targeting $36B car parts business (USA Today)

Watch Amazon’s Echo Pull a Tesla Model S Out of the Garage With a Voice Command (Fortune)

-Automotive Servicing News-

GM recalls some 2016 trucks for control arm defect (The Detroit News)

Nissan recalls 108,000 Rogue SUVs over doors that could fall on people (CNBC)

Takata Airbag Defect Is Traced to Moisture and Temperature (The New York Times)

Takata air bag recall now largest in U.S. history (USA Today)

-General Business & Executive News-

4 Of 5 U.S. Shoppers Frustrated By Mobile Shopping (MediaPost)

5 findings from Black Book’s finance company survey (Auto Remarketing)

Americans are saving more — and it's killing the economy (Business Insider)

Attempted murder? How store struck back (Automotive News)

City carpooling service Via picks up $70M further funding, another $30M to come (TechCrunch)

Dealer wins court battle against GM (Automotive News)

Ford invests $182 million in Silicon Valley tech firm (USA Today)

General Motors And Lyft To Start Testing Self-Driving Bolt EV Taxis By 2017 (Forbes)

Google to Get Fiat Chrysler Minivans for Self-Driving Tests (The New York Times)

Millennials Prompt Angie’s List To Tear Down Paywalls, Go Free: CEO (Investor's Business Daily)

Subprime Loans Are Back. This time, they’re coming for our cars. (Slate)

Warren Buffett: Self-driving cars will upend car insurance (Autoblog)

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