Top Automotive Industry News for Week of November 13 - November 19, 2017

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week November 13, 2017 - November 19, 2017.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Analyst: Model 3 has ‘poor overall initial quality’ (The Detroit News)

Barra Commits to 1M EVs on Global Roads by 2026 (The Detroit Bureau)

Carmakers grapple with robot-car hacking fears (The Detroit News)

FCA to offer split, dual-function tailgate on Ram 1500, spy photos reveal (Automotive News)

GM aims to sell 1M EVs annually by 2026; next-gen vehicles start in 2021 (Automotive News)

GM CEO Barra details plan for new EV family, lower-cost battery (CNBC)

Green agenda: Are electric cars as clean as they seem? (USA Today)

Hyundai's Plan To Beef Up Its Crossover Lineup Is Missing One Important Detail (Forbes)

Hyundai shifts to SUV mode with plans for 8 new or redesigned crossovers (Detroit Free Press)

Infiniti's KR20 Variable Compression Turbocharged Engine (Car & Driver)

Sales decline: Ford continues to struggle in China (USA Today)

Subaru sees $177 million in costs linked to Japan inspection scandal (Automotive News)

Tesla Just Announced a Semi Truck and a New Supercar (Time)

Tesla Semi could be a hard sell for most customers, say analysts (CNBC)

Toyota Teases “Future Adventure Concept” Coming to LA Auto Show (The Detroit Bureau)

Volkswagen Group earmarking $11.8 billion to develop, build China electric cars (CNBC)

-Automotive Evolution News-

A Hyperloop-Inspired Pod May One Day Help Drivers Skip Denver Traffic (Car and Driver)

Cadillac expands monthly car subscription service to Dallas and Los Angeles (CNBC)

Cali. may limit liability of self-driving carmakers (The Detroit News)

Council Calls for Bigger Investment in Hydrogen Technology (The Detroit Bureau)

Fewer Autos Will Drive More and Oil Use Will Rise by 2040 (The Detroit Bureau)

Self-driving cars are mainly in the slow lanes (The Detroit News)

The $100 billion race to win the mobility game (CNBC)

-Automotive Retail News-

Best Black Friday Car Deals (Consumer Reports) Study Finds 74 Percent of Black Friday Car Shoppers are Hunting for Big Savings (PR Newswire)

Dealer interactions with car buyers drive highest sales satisfaction (Auto Remarketing)

Dealers to get piece of $1 billion bounty from price-fixing cases (Automotive News)

Edmunds: 100,000-Mile Cars More Valuable Than Shoppers Think (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Edmunds: Dealers looking to ‘thin’ inventory this Black Friday (Auto Remarketing)

EFG Companies: 2018 to See Increased Focus on F&I, Service Drive, Customer Loyalty (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Facebook updates ad features to convert mobile shoppers (Automotive News)

Honda, Ford, Chevy honored in 2018 Kelley Blue Book's Best Buy awards (Detroit Free Press)

It’s a Trap! Car Buyers Hip to Lead Capture Forms (Auto Dealer Monthly)

J.D. Power: Dealers Crucial to Sales Satisfaction (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Karma Automotive Remodels Its 'Brand-Experience Center' (Forbes)

Retailers up unexpectedly in October thanks to car sales (autoblog)

Used-Car Prices Resilient, Confounding Expectations (Fox Business)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Black Book: Luxury, Sporty Cars Experiencing Increased Depreciation Entering November (Auto Dealer Monthly)

High-Mileage Vehicle Depreciation Strengthens (Vehicle Remarketing)

Manheim to Combine Marketplace Channels (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Small Pickups See Rise in Weekly Wholesale Value (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

6.3 million Americans are 90 days late on their auto loan payments (LA Times)

Auto Loan Delinquencies Rose Last Quarter (The Detroit Bureau)

Here's What Time You Should Leave To Avoid Thanksgiving Traffic (Forbes)

Weighing Your Options: How Equipment Choices Affect a Car’s Resale Value (Car and Driver)

Where To Find The Nation's Worst Winter Drivers (Forbes)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

30 Under 30 Manufacturing 2018: Meet The Best Young Makers And Industrial Innovators (Forbes)

CarMax makes good on offer, buys viral 1996 Honda for $20K (autoblog)

Geely has bought flying car hopeful Terrafugia (Top Gear)

Tesla Roadster Aims to Be 'Quickest Car in the World' (

The Pope is giving away a white and gold Lamborghini because of ISIS (CNBC)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Car recalls are at an all-time high, but 30% remain unrepaired (Detroit Free Press)

General Motors recalls Silverado, Sierra trucks to fix potential fuel leaks (USA Today)

US launches pilot program aimed at alerting drivers about unfixed recalls (Mlive)

-General Business & Executive News-

8,000 Dealerships Awarded $335 Million in Price-Fixing Scheme (DrivingSales)

Auto Finance’s Chief Regulator, Richard Cordray, to Step Down (Consumer Bankers)

Facebook Turned the Key on Dynamic Ads and Lead Ads for Autos (AdWeek)

Moody's negative outlook for auto industry: 'We might be approaching an inflection point' (CNBC)

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rise on automobile purchases (Reuters)

Vehicle sales to drop as ride-hailing booms -- IHS Markit study (Automotive News)

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