Top Automotive Industry News for Week of November 23 - November 29, 2020

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week of November 23, 2020 – November 29, 2020.

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

-Automotive Executives Association (AEA) News-

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-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Fiat Chrysler Debuts Fourth “Built to Serve” Pickup (The Detroit Bureau)

Ford CEO Farley Keeps Changes Coming with New CMO (The Detroit Bureau)

GM turns on Trump, now supports California's tough emissions rules (NBC News)

Land Rover's Long-Lasting Patent Dispute with VW Group Turns Ugly (Car and Driver)

Nissan is trying to bounce back from turmoil and losses (CNBC)

OEMs and Their Evolving EV Strategies (Wards)

Tesla hits $500 billion market cap for the first time (CNBC)

Volkswagen plans a lower-cost electric car the size of a Polo (Autoblog)

-Automotive/Mobility Evolution News-

Tesla could widen release of 'self-driving' software in two weeks (Reuters)

-Automotive Retail News-

Barkley, Mickelson, Manning tease 2021 Mustang Mach-E with pictures on social media (Detroit Free Press)

COVID-19 Market Insights (Auto Dealer Today)

Fewer Cars on Dealer Lots Is a 2020 Thing That May Endure beyond the Year (Car and Driver)

Fleet Sales Cutting Auto Sales Numbers Down Slightly in November (The Detroit Bureau)

JPMorgan ‘skeptical’ about GM producing Nikola badger pickup (CNBC)

TrueCar and ALG Forecast New Vehicle Retail Sales Rise for Third Consecutive Month (Global Newswire)

-Automotive Servicing News-

GM recalling 7 million vehicles for airbag problems after losing fight with safety regulator (CNN)

Hyundai, Kia fined for delaying US engine failure recalls (CNBC)

Tesla suspension problems prompt NHTSA probe of 115,000 cars (CNBC)

Survey Reveals Car Repair Trends During the Pandemic (Dealer Marketing)

-General Business & Executive News-

Bill Ford: 'We needed to go like hell to help those in need' and no stopping now (Detroit Free Press)

FCA Extends Marketing Reach of Jeep Name with Amazon (The Detroit Bureau)

GM Looking to Grow its Finance Arm’s Capabilities (The Detroit Bureau)

Pay per mile auto insurer Metromile is heading to public markets via a SPAC (TechCrunch)

Picture of US economy is worrisome as virus inflicts damage (ABC)

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Automotive Executives Association

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