Top Automotive Industry News for Week of October 22 - October 28, 2018

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week October 22, 2018 - October 28, 2018.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Consumer Reports: Tesla's reliability tumbles to near the bottom in latest survey (USA Today)

Dyson vacuum cleaner company to build electric vehicle factory in Singapore (USA Today)

Eight Essential Questions For GM’s Mary Barra (Forbes)

Feds defend voluntary robot car regulations (The Detroit News)

Fiat Chrysler's Manley makes mark with $7B deal to sell Magneti Marelli (Detroit Free Press)

Ford CEO says restructuring is 'a massive undertaking' that must be 'very thoughtfully orchestrated' (CNBC)

Ford hires new China chief to tackle daunting turnaround task (Reuters)

Ford seeks to allay dealers’ worries with ‘comeback story (The Detroit News)

Ford shares jump after strong truck sales help third-quarter results beat expectations (CNBC)

Ford talks with VW to help reverse losses overseas (The Detroit News)

GM Calls For National Electric Vehicle Policy, Says EVs Should Be 25% Of All New Cars By 2030 (Forbes)

GM earnings: No. 1 U.S. auto maker needs to show it has a strategy to boost ailing share price (MarketWatch)

Here Are The Most- And Least-Reliable Rides On The Road For 2019 (Forbes)

Hyundai Motor posts big profit miss on U.S. recalls; shares dive (Reuters)

Losing Money, Ford Shakes Up Struggling Chinese Operations, Appoints New CEO (The Detroit Bureau)

Report: FBI conducting criminal investigation into Tesla (The Detroit News)

Smart brand might be doomed (autoblog)

Tesla's Elon Musk made four big assertions — with asterisks (LA Times)

Tesla Makes Good On Elon Musk’s Promise As Model 3 Drives $312 Million Profit (CNBC)

Tesla says has not received subpoena on Model 3 production (Reuters)

The giant trucks Chevy, Ford, Ram really want to sell (Detroit Free Press)

Which new technologies make vehicles unreliable? (Detroit Free Press)

-Automotive Evolution News-

18 Automotive Startups and Their Chances of Survival (Car and Driver)

Apple Files Patent Linked to AV Driving (The Detroit Bureau)

Driverless Cars May Increase Cases Of Motion Sickness (Forbes)

How Jaguar Land Rover Is Getting Ready For The 4th Industrial Revolution: AI and Autonomous Cars (Forbes)

GM’s multibillion-dollar driverless car gamble hits some bumps (autoblog)

Tesla 'obviously' plans to take on Uber and Lyft, says CEO Elon Musk (CNBC)

Waymo is testing what it should charge for its robotaxi service (TechCrunch)

-Automotive Retail News-

Auto classified industry veterans roll out new dealer advertising platform (Auto Remarketing)

DAS Releases Dealer Social Media Study (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Edmunds: Used-car sales this month look a lot like September's (Auto Remarketing)

New Vehicle Sales Expected to Cool in October (The Detroit Bureau)

Survey: Many Dealers Unaware of NCFC Tax Concerns (Auto Dealer Monthly)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Typical October wholesale price movements take hold (Auto Remarketing)

Used Values Returning to Normal Levels (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

30 fun and useful car gifts auto enthusiasts will love — according to a car collector (Business Insider)

-Automotive Servicing News-

AAA: Enhanced Safety Enhances Repair Costs (Auto Dealer Monthly)

BMW expands recall to 1.6 million vehicles worldwide over fire risk (USA Today)

Ford recalls 1.5 million Ford Focus cars that could stall with fuel tank problem (USA Today)

Mitsubishi, Dealer-FX launch digital service platform for dealers (Auto Remarketing)

-General Business & Executive News-

Cox: Mobility Will Reduce Dealership Count (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Rate hikes are already squeezing these businesses (CNN)

TIME And Ally Financial Honor Auto Dealers (PR Newswire)

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