Top Automotive Industry News for Week of November 28 - December 4, 2016

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week November 28, 2016 - December 4, 2016.

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

-AEA Membership News-

The next AEA Reception will be held in New Orleans during NADA weekend on January 27th, 2016. More details and Member invitations will be sent out within the next few weeks.

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Automakers with the highest consumer satisfaction rankings (autoblog)

BMW Seeks to Be 'Coolest' Ride-Hailing Firm With Autonomous Car (Reuters)

California-based electric car maker Lucid will build its 1,000-horsepower car in Arizona (LA Times)

Dodge Viper ordering expected to reopen by year’s end (The Detroit News)

EPA: Gas-mileage rules should stay (USA Today)

EPA Moves To Firm Up Fuel Economy Regulations Before Trump Takes Office (Forbes)

Fiat Chrysler cuts fleet sales, reports 14% November sales drop (Detroit Free Press)

Ford's stock jumps as November sales boosted by strong demand for F-Series trucks (Market Watch)

Ford issues seat-belt recall after 2 injuries (USA Today)

Ford Miffed by EPA’s ‘Eleventh-Hour Politics,’ Turns to Trump for Help (The Truth About Cars)

Ford unveils new Fiesta lineup amid $1B European profit (The Detroit News)

General Motors' stock surges to 1-year high after November sales data (Market Watch)

General Motors Incentives Skyrocket In November; GM Inventory Still Ballooning (The Truth About Cars)

GM, Ford zoom past November sales expectations (USA Today)

GM stands to lose $9,000 per car on Chevy Bolt (CNBC)

Hurry up and bar Tesla from using the Autopilot name in marketing, consumer group tells DMV (LA Times)

Last Chrysler 200 Rolls off Sterling Heights Line Today (The Detroit Bureau)

Mexico auto industry says no Trump hit to investment yet (Reuters)

OEM Headlines: What company is waiting to see how Trump handles NAFTA (CBT News)

Pacifica hybrid called ‘most fuel-efficient minivan’ (The Detroit News)

Peters pitches Mich. as self-driving ‘proving ground’ (The Detroit News)

Pittsburgh pulls ahead of Detroit in driverless tech race (USA Today)

Porsche CEO expects annual sales of 20,000 for brand's first EV (Automotive News)

SEC slaps Tesla's wrist over accounting practices (CNBC)

Toyota Motors Is Accelerating Its Electric Vehicles Strategy (Forbes)

-Automotive Retail News-

6 million borrowers are 90 days late on their car loans (CNN)

As Auto Lending Rises, So Do Delinquencies (CNBC)

Auto Market Likely to Maintain Near-Record Momentum (The Detroit Bureau)

Auto sales surge after election, nearing record (USA Today)

AutoNation's move into branded F&I products brings profit payoff (Automotive News)

Black Friday revs up US auto sales in November (CNBC)

Cramer: The auto debt growth in the US is worth monitoring (CNBC)

CUDL Credit Unions Now No. 2 Auto Finance Source (Auto Dealer Monthly)

F&I Still a Drag on Improving Transaction Times, Survey Shows (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Foreign automakers post fat November sales gains (USA Today)

GM: All four brands deliver as sales rise 10% (Automotive News)

KBB: New-Car Transaction Prices Rise Nearly 2% in November (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Kerrigan Advisors: Auto Retail Index Up Nearly 12% (Auto Dealer Monthly)

November likely to reach at least 2.8M used-car sales (Auto Remarketing)

Tesla will never have to worry about selling cars (Business Insider)

The talk at the Tampa auto show is how more of us are buying cars by email, text and vending machine (TampaBay)

TrueCar sees November auto sales up 3.6% after Black Friday deals (Market Watch)

U.S. sales rebound, climb 3.6%; SAAR remains strong at 17.83 million (Automotive News)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Black Book: Used-Vehicle Depreciation Continues Slowdown (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Depreciation Rises as Holiday Shopping Begins (Vehicle Remarketing)

Manheim mobile auctions yield high sales rates (Auto Remarketing)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

Cadillac is back with Daytona racing entry (The Detroit News)

Rosberg stuns Formula One with retirement bombshell (CNBC)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Fighting Shrinking Margins in the Body Shop (CBT News)

Ford recalls 680,000 vehicles including Fusion, MKZ (Reuters)

Most Americans Don’t Really Trust Their Local Mechanic: Study (AutoGuide)

Report: Service Repair, Maintenance Market to Experience Rapid Growth (Ratchet and Wrench)

What Customers Want From Dealership Service Centers (Digital Dealer)

-General Business & Executive News-

Apple shows ambition to get into self-driving car race (Reuters)

Barra Accepts Post on Trump Economic Advisory Panel (The Detroit Bureau)

Car Insurance Pricing Is Broken, But Your Phone Could Fix It (Wired)

Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao named Trump's Transportation Secretary (USA Today)

Marketing The Potential Of The Connected Car (MediaPost)

OPEC Deal Likely to Push Gas Prices Higher (The Detroit Bureau)

Penske acquires used-only dealership group (Automotive News)

U.S. economy grew at a strong 3.2% in third quarter (CNNMoney)

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