Top Automotive Industry News for Week of November 23 - November 29, 2015

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week of November 23, 2015 - November 29, 2015.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

A look at the week’s top OEM headlines (CBT News)

Audi Will Unleash Self-Parking Cars in a Bid to Fix Urban Gridlock (WIRED)

Audi’s Building an Electric SUV Because People Love SUVs (WIRED)

Automakers look to cash in on Black Friday (USA Today)

For Automakers And Suppliers, Silicon Valley Is As Much A Shift In Mindset As A Location (Forbes)

General Motors Moving Van Production To Make Way For More Pickups (The Truth About Cars)

GM does not have to turn over its ignition switch documents (autoblog)

GM Playing It Smart With Booming Demand For New Midsize Pickups (Forbes)

Jaguar Land Rover sees 2015 profit down on Tianjin blast, investments (Reuters)

Mazda: A History Of Survival Through Innovation (Forbes)

Nissan Pulls Controversial School Bus TV Ad (DrivingSales)

Takata ignored employees' inflator concerns, report says (Automotive News)

Tesla prices novel Model X SUV at $80,000 (USA Today)

Tesla unlikely to reach 2015 delivery target of 50,000 EVs (autoblog)

U.S. Delays 'Quiet Car' Rules for Hybrids, Electric Cars (Ratchet and Wrench)

UAW leaders ratify new GM labor agreement (CNBC)

VW labor boss says C02 cheating has hit new car orders (Reuters)

VW maintains $7 billion of provisions despite simple emissions fix (Reuters)

-Automotive Retail News-

A Car Dealers Won’t Sell: It’s Electric (New York Times)

Automakers thankful auto sales are on pace for records (Detroit Free Press)

Black Friday wish list: Toys, TVs...and trucks? (CNBC)

F&I products that you should be suggesting to millennials (CBT News)

Ford drops 'Friends & Neighbors' sale early, opts for traditional year-end discounts (Automotive News)

GM turns to KBB website for targeted incentives (Automotive News)

Jeep on pace for record 2015 sales (USA Today)

Poll says buyers want self-driving cars from auto-tech company combo (USA Today)

Study: Millennials favor performance vehicles (The Detroit News)

Toyota leads global car sales in October, outsells VW for fourth month (Reuters)

Volvo on fast track to 100,000 sales target (Automotive News)

What you can expect out of used & new sales this month (Auto Remarketing)

Year-end offers lifting US auto sales to record levels (CNBC)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

How trade-in prices would hurt if recalls grounded all used sales (Auto Remarketing

-Automotive Ownership News-

Car-insurance study settles it: Montana has worst drivers (CNBC)

Thanksgiving Gas Prices Will Be Cheapest Since 2008 (Time)

Traffic fatalities up 8.1% in first half of 2015 (Detroit Free Press)

Traffic is getting worse—here's how to trade it (CNBC)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

50 Years Ago, ‘Unsafe at Any Speed’ Shook the Auto World (NY Times)

These are the 10 most beautiful cars you can buy right now (Business Insider)

-Automotive Servicing News-

California orders Volkswagen diesel car recall (USA Today)

Ford recalling 450,000 Fusion, Mercury Milan sedans (autoblog)

Ford won't use Takata air bag inflators in future (Detroit Free Press)

Hyundai to Recall 305,000 Vehicles (Ratchet and Wrench)

Service Tech Finds $50,000 In Trade-In Vehicle (DrivingSales)

Toyota reissues Japanese recall for 1.6M cars with Takata parts (CNBC)

-General Business & Executive News-

BMW UK Retail Online will enable you to buy a BMW on the Web (BMW Blog)

Chip Perry's No. 1 priority as TrueCar CEO (Auto Remarketing)

Chrysler Expands Free Tuition Program to Include Employees’ Families (Time)

Clicks Defeat Bricks During U.S. Retailers' Black Friday Weekend (Bloomberg)

Federal Officials Are Warming Up To Self-Driving Cars (TechCrunch)

Google Shares Latest Search Trends During Car Purchase Process (DrivingSales)

Ohio Dealers Settle FTC’s Deceptive Advertising Charges (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Stock Market Tests Coming With Auto Sales, Job Reports and More (Forbes)

The entire US auto industry is on cruise control (Business Insider)

US-based Cox Automotive buys stake in Mahindra First Choice (India Times)

VW knew fuel usage in some cars was too high a year ago (Reuters)

Women Dominate Car-Buying Decisions; Few Hold Auto Executive Jobs (NPR)

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