Top Automotive Industry News for Week of October 17 - October 23, 2016

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week October 17, 2016 - October 23, 2016.

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

-AEA Membership News-

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-Automotive Manufacturing News-

All Tesla vehicles being produced now have full self-driving hardware (CNBC)

Apple scales back ambitious plans to build vehicles (The Detroit News)

Audi to buy back 25,000 diesel Q7 models in U.S.: Der Spiegel (Reuters)

Behind Tesla's Headlines, The Military Drives Autonomous Vehicles (Forbes)

Chevy hopes to win VW customers with new diesels (The Detroit News)

DB11 Will Lead Aston Martin's Recovery Plans (Forbes)

Exploding Takata air bag claims 11th victim in U.S. (USA Today)

Faraday Future to unveil production car at CES 2017 (USA Today)

Fiat-Samsung talks said to stall amid Note 7 crisis (The Detroit News)

Fisker Offers Up Tease of New Battery Car (The Detroit Bureau)

Ford will cut production of F-series, other models as demand slows (Reuters)

Former NHTSA official says regulations could slow Tesla's autonomous tech by years (CNBC)

Geely of China Creates Lynk Brand To Sell Volvo-based Cars In U.S. (Forbes)

Howes: Tough auto game challenges Silicon Valley stars (The Detroit News)

Jaguar Land Rover and Ford test connected cars in Britain (Reuters)

Look, no hands: A Tesla drives through Silicon Valley and finds a parking spot on its own (LA Times)

Mercedes car profits help offset Q3 trucks slump at Daimler (CNBC)

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn plans deep dive to repair Mitsubishi's image (CNBC)

Nissan officially takes control of Mitsubishi (Autoweek)

Strong Sales Boost Bottom Line for Daimler (The Detroit Bureau)

Tesla bans use of self-driving cars to make money with Uber or Lyft as it hints at rival app (CNBC)

Tesla, rivals joust over how to put self-driving cars on the road (Reuters)

This Weeks OEM Headlines (CBT News)

Toyota's move to Texas goes far beyond moving employees (Detroit Free Press)

U.S. judge signals likely approval of VW diesel buyback settlement (Reuters)

Why Toyota won't make a Prius SUV (USA Today)

Yes, Ford is building plants in Mexico. No, it’s not cutting US jobs. (CNBC)

-Automotive Retail News-

A new car service closing the loop to buying (CBT News)

Baby boomers swap Corvettes for comfort as U.S. sports-car sales fall (Automotive News)

Buyers of Tesla's entry-level Model 3 car face long wait (USA Today)

Carvana Launches Real-Time Prequalification Program (Auto Finance News)

Fiat Finishes Last on Consumer Reports Brand List (The Detroit Bureau)

Foursquare Automotive Data Shows Value of Location-Based Customer Insights (Digital Dealer)

Lithia used sales climb 13% (Auto Remarketing)

Making CPO hay during used-car fever (Auto Remarketing)

Pickup truck trade-in loyalty at 74% (Auto Remarketing)

Roadster Adds In-Store App to Digital Storefront Experience (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Survey: Consumers Dissatisfied With How Dealers Resolve Complaints (Auto Dealer Monthly)

U.S. auto sales in October expected to drop 7 percent: J.D. Power-LMC (Reuters)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Black Book Records Largest Weekly YTD Decline in Car Values (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Cars That Depreciate Fast (autoblog)

Used Pickup Sales Weakening (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Edmunds: Tacoma Truck Owners Are Most Loyal (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Human Errors Drive Growing Death Toll In Auto Crashes (NPR)

More auto insurers want to track your driving behavior in exchange for lower rates (CNBC)

Who’s responsible when a driverless car crashes? (The Detroit News)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

BMW Celebrates 30 years of M3 heritage (Automoblog)

President Obama's First New Car Was a Jeep Grand Cherokee (AutoTrader)

Toyota's Corolla hits 50 (Automotive News)

'Zombie' Cars That Came Back From The Dead (Some More Than Once) (Forbes)

-Automotive Servicing News-

FCA recalling 310,800 vehicles including Jeep Wrangler SUVs (Reuters)

Hyundai recalls Sonata because sunroof could fly off (USA Today)

-General Business & Executive News-

AT&T-Time Warner may signal start of new media industry consolidation (Reuters)

Carmakers Question The Future Of The Automobile, The Driver And The Industry (NPR)

Cars.com preps for spin-off, IPO with CLO hire (Auto Remarekting)

DealerVault Rolled Into Authenticom (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Google’s launching click-to-message ads on Google Search (VentureBeat)

Michigan may boost penalties for hacking self-driving cars (USA Today)

New car website aims to become the comprehensive Amazon of auto sites (Dallas News)

Ruling on CFPB's structure won't diminish its attack on reserve (Automotive News)

The German Auto Industry Is Finally (Maybe) Done With Gas (Wired)

The Impact Of Google’s Algorithm Update On Automotive Website Management (DrivingSales)

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