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

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

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Ala., N.C. present stark differences in bid for $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazda factory (Automotive News)

Aston Martin will make a profit for the first time since 2010 (autoblog)

Automakers struggle with the future in Los Angeles (Reuters)

BMW to spend $237 million on battery cell center (Reuters)

Full Stop: These Are the Cars That Won’t See 2018 (Car and Driver)

GM shares upgraded because of automaker's 'advanced' autonomous technology (CNBC)

Honda's Recall Of A Recall Came At Feds' Insistence (Forbes)

Hyundai plots SUV push to win U.S. buyers (The Detroit News)

Indian Automaker’s Plant Is Latest Sign of Detroit Comeback (The New York Times)

Mazda plans new SUV for U.S. growth (Automotive News)

New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion (Reuters)

SF Motors prepares to pounce on U.S. EV market (Automotive News)

Tesla’s breakneck expansion speed could be a car crash (CNBC)

Tesla flying car? Elon Musk teases 'special upgrade' of Roadster supercar (USA Today)

Toyota bullish on hydrogen despite electric car buzz (The Detroit News)

Toyota Tells Camry Plant Employees to Cut Costs — Now (The Detroit Bureau)

-Automotive Evolution News-

Apple scientists share rare peek at autonomous vehicle research (Automotive News)

Goldman: Automated trucks to cost U.S. economy 300k jobs per year (USA Today)

Honda EVs to charge in 15 minutes starting in 2022 (autoblog)

How Bosch is preparing for autonomous cars (Automotive News)

Infiniti gas-engine breakthrough: Nissan luxury automotive brand reveals new tech (Detroit Free Press)

Lyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in California (autoblog)

Morality, ethics of a self-driving car: Who decides who lives, dies? (Detroit Free Press)

Uber set to buy self-driving cars from Volvo, rivaling Lyft's fleet (CNBC)

Why China's Baidu Could Beat Google In The Race For Self Driving Cars (Forbes)

-Automotive Retail News-

Auto Loan Market Shifting Toward Less Risky Consumers (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Car shoppers may find Black Friday offers year's best deals (CNBC)

Carvana Expands Into Bakersfield, Calif. (Vehicle Remarketing)

Fall Ahead: Dealer Sites Enjoy Autumn Upswing (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Full-size pickup sales growth continues: 'The F-Series is killing it' (Detroit Free Press)

Kia Artificial Intelligence Bot Directs Customers To Dealerships (DrivingSales)

Latest KeyBanc dealer survey highlights strong used-sales and service-drive performances (Auto Remarketing)

NADA alerts dealers about floor-plan pitfall in current Senate tax reform bill (Auto Remarketing)

New-Vehicle Sales Expected to Drop 1% in November (Vehicle Remarketing)

Off-lease trucks race toward market (Automotive News)

Study: Dealerships Adapting to EV Sales? (DrivingSales)

The Richest Black Friday New-Car Deals (Forbes)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Late-model auction volume trends through 10 months (Auto Remarketing)

November’s wholesale price projection not far from October’s decrease (Auto Remarketing)

Vehicle Depreciation Reaches 'Seasonal High Declines' (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Record Numbers of Drivers Hitting the Holiday Trail (The Detroit Bureau)

Thanksgiving travel: Gas prices finally dropping as hurricane effects wear off (USA Today)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

2017 LA Auto Show Visitors Guide (Top Speed)

Steve Jobs' BMW Z8 Goes Up for Auction (Forbes)

-Automotive Servicing News-

All BMW i3 EVs ever sold in U.S. are recalled over crash test results (autoblog)

Consumer group wants feds to order recall of Chrysler Pacificas over stalling (Detroit Free Press)

Honda will use targeted Facebook videos to encourage recall repairs (Engadget)

Less Than Half of Potentially Deadly Takata Airbags Replaced (The Detroit Bureau)

-General Business & Executive News-

AutoNation CEO sees auto industry transformed, but not personal car use (Automotive News)

Black Friday racks up $5.03B in online sales, $2B on mobile alone (TechCrunch)

Canada, Mexico to rebuff U.S. over NAFTA goals as talks bog down (Reuters)

Global Electric Car Sales Jump 63 Percent (Bloomberg)

Mom and pop auto dealers are looking to sell (CNBC)

Tesla Semi's price is surprisingly competitive (autoblog)

Uber data breach from 2016 affected 57 million riders and drivers (TechCrunch)

You can virtually inhabit Toyota’s new humanoid robot (TechCrunch)

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