Top Automotive Industry News for Week of November 14 - November 20, 2016

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week November 14, 2016 - November 20, 2016.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

A New All-Electric Minicar From Smart Is An Attention-Grabber (Forbes)

Alfa Romeo banks heavily on 'fastest in world' SUV (USA Today)

Automaker Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs (USA Today)

Bolt breakthrough? A tale of two electric cars (The Detroit News)

Car and Driver Announces '10Best Cars' List for 2017 (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Chevrolet Bolt named Green Car of the Year (Detroit Free Press)

Diamonds & Rust: Lawyers In Toyota Corrosion Case Seek Almost $10 Million In Fees (Forbes)

Driverless cars spark fears of job losses (The Detroit News)

Electric Cars Will Get Big Boost From Rules Curbing Conventional Ones-Report (Forbes)

FCA to build Jeep Compass in four plants globally (Detroit Free Press)

Ford cuts 2017 profit forecast for credit arm (CNBC)

Ford Move, Cited as Victory by Trump, Has No Effect on U.S. Jobs (The New York Times)

Ford to Trump: We' ll make Lincolns in Kentucky, not Mexico (USA Today)

Luxury automakers take aim at Tesla with new EVs (USA Today)

Mercedes may back off diesels for U.S. (Automotive News)

OEM Headlines: What’s new at the LA Auto Show? (CBT News)

Porsche Customers Rank No. 1 in Customer Satisfaction (Ratchet and Wrench)

Seven must-see cars, SUVs at the L.A. Auto Show (USA Today)

Subaru unveils concept for its largest SUV yet (USA Today)

Tesla and Tucker: A tale of two startups (The Detroit News)

The Chevy Bolt EV wins Green Car of the Year (LA Times)

Toyota Sees Role for Hydrogen Power in Heavy-Duty Truck Segment (The Detroit Bureau)

Trump Takes Credit for Keeping Ford Plant in Kentucky (The Detroit Bureau)

US finalizes long delayed 'quiet cars' rules (CNBC)

Voice recognition's rough road (Automotive News)

Volkswagen aims to jumpstart its VW brand with meeting (CNBC)

Volkswagen Unions And Electric Cars Win In Deal That Will See Elimination Of 30,000 Jobs (Forbes)

-Automotive Retail News-

Alfa Romeo Set to Expand Dealer Network, Bigland Says (The Detroit Bureau)

Car Sales vs. The Ride-Sharing Generation (CBT News)

Dealers undercharge for CPO vehicles, study finds (Automotive News)

How to work with millennials (CBT News)

Hyundai Offers Subscription-Based Vehicle Ownership (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Lincoln, Ford finance arms take top spots in J.D. Power consumer satisfaction study (Automotive News)

NADA forecasts 2017 U.S. new-vehicle sales to remain above 17 million (Automotive News)

NADA Study: Mobilility Services, Autonomous Vehicles Biggest Risk to Dealership System (Auto Dealer Monthly)

October lease credit approvals decline (Auto Remarketing)

Third of shoppers are underwater on trade-in vehicle (Auto Remarketing)

U.S. dealerships face evolution, not revolution, expert says (Automotive News)

What do consumers really want from your dealership’s CPO program? (Auto Remarketing)

Who Kelley Blue Book Picked as Its Biggest Winners of 2017 (24/7 Wall Street)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Black Book: Car and Truck Depreciation Slowing (Auto Dealer Monthly)

These 5 cars have the worst resale value (USA Today)

Wholesale Depreciation Remains Steady in October, NADA Guide Says (Vehicle Remarketing)

Wholesale price softening highlighted in October (Auto Dealer Monthly)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Biggest Spike in Traffic Deaths in 50 Years? Blame Apps (NY Times)

How Expensive Pickup Trucks Are Reinventing The Notion Of 'Luxury' (Forbes)

Volvo Engaging in Concierge Service Trial (The Detroit Bureau)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

Ford, UAW commit $6 million toward $50 million Motown Museum project (Automotive News)

Nissan Going Rogue with Star Wars-themed SUV (The Detroit Bureau)

Top Ten Picks At The Los Angeles Auto Show (DrivingSales)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Fiat Chrysler recalls vehicles for fuel leak, wiper problems (CNBC)

Fighting vehicle fires becomes Element(al) (The Detroit News)

-General Business & Executive News-

A former Tesla exec and the founder of TrueCar are teaming up to reinvent car-ownership (Business Insider)

Autobytel Partners With Videology To Bring Auto Consumer Data To Video Advertisers (MediaPost)

Consumers Are Increasingly Writing Online Reviews When Asked (DrivingSales)

Fiat Chrysler teams up with Amazon to sell cars online (Reuters)

Higher Gas Prices Push US Consumer Inflation up 0.4 Percent (ABC News)

Intel announces $250 million for autonomous driving tech (TechCrunch)

Samsung Electronics To Buy Harman International Industries (DrivingSales)

Tech Companies Continue to Dive Into the Evolving Auto Industry (Nasdaq)

Tesla shareholders approve deal to buy SolarCity (USA Today)

What The Future Of Mobility Means For Today's Transportation Industry (Forbes)

Will Trump Shake Up the Auto Industry? (FOX Business)

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