Top Automotive Industry News for Week of September 10 - September 16, 2018

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week September 10, 2018 - September 16, 2018.

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

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-Automotive Manufacturing News-

2020 Kia Telluride Debuts at Fashion Show, Not Auto Show (Cars.com)

As Tesla struggles to exit 'production hell,' buyers complain of delivery limbo (LA Times)

BMW's future rides on the Vision iNext (CNet)

In J.D. Power survey, car owners say these brands have the fewest tech headaches (USA Today)

Ferrari Must Embrace Electric Power To Ensure Its Future (Forbes)

Ford asks Detroit for $100M as part of bigger train station incentives package (Detroit Free Press)

Symbol of Fiat Chrysler-UAW scandal could soon hit auction block (The Detroit News)

Tesla’s finance team losing another top exec (The Detroit News)

Tesla had a scandal-free week, and the stock gained 12 percent (CNBC)

Trade war: American autos look to be hit the most by both US and China tariffs (CNBC)

Volkswagen to kill the Beetle in 2019 as car sales plunge (USA Today)

VW faces about $10.7 billion investor suit over dieselgate scandal (Reuters)

Workers, execs, politicians bid farewell to Marchionne (The Detroit News)

-Automotive Evolution News-

Apple adds another 28 safety drivers, and 4 cars, to its fleet of autonomous vehicles (Silicon Valley Business Journal)

Baidu sets its sights on taking A.I. and self-driving cars outside China (CNBC)

BMW made a self-driving motorcycle (The Verge)

Driverless Cars Will Dramatically Change Where And How We Live (Forbes)

ChargePoint to grow global EV charging network to 2.5 million (autoblog)

Uber invests $150 million in Toronto engineering hub, self-driving car platform (VentureBeat)

-Automotive Retail News-

Automakers test subscriptions to attract new consumers (The Detroit News)

Autotrader compiles top CPO deals for September (Auto Remarketing)

Consumer Reports approved: Best cars under $25,000 for first-time buyers (USA Today)

East Coast Bracing for a Storm Surge of New Car Sales, 2018 Car Sales May Blow Minds (DrivingSales)

Equifax sees less subprime paper as industry passes $1.25 trillion in outstanding balances (Auto Remarketing)

Ford Kills Advertising Campaigns for All Cars Except the Mustang (The Drive)

Porsche Partners With Turo, Announces VIP Rental Programs (The Drive)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Sedan Values Continue to Climb in First Half of September (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

'Hey, Dad! Put your phone down!' New Chevy app fights distracted driving (Detroit Free Press)

How to have a stress-free dealership visit (autoblog)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

Busy Sunday of concours shows as the fall schedule gets under way (Classic Cars)

ClassicCars.com Announces “Driven” Online Video Series (The Auto Channel)

-Automotive Servicing News-

GM recalls 1 million pickup trucks, SUVs that could suffer steering malfunction (USA Today)

-General Business & Executive News-

Car dealers, factories and ports close in the path of Hurricane Florence (autoblog)

Elon Musk might be doing some weird stuff — but that's nothing new for the car business (Business Insider)

Fiat Chrysler Is Seeking Over $7 Billion for Marelli From KKR (Bloomberg)

Get an Exclusive Look at Uber’s New Brand Revamp (AdWeek)

U.S. industrial production up for third straight month on strength in autos (MarketWatch)

U.S. regulators reject Wells Fargo's plan to repay customers – sources (Reuters)

Elon’s Enablers: Tesla’s Submissive Board May Be As Big A Risk As An Erratic CEO (Forbes)

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