Top Automotive Industry News for Week of September 23 - September 29, 2019

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week of September 23, 2019 - September 29, 2019.

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

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Automakers facing antitrust probe to meet with DOJ next week (The Detroit News)

Cars have a problem: They last longer, and that means the insides get grubby and outmoded (USA Today)

Daimler fined $1 billion over diesel car certification (The Detroit News)

Ford makes dramatic pivot in India as part of cost-cutting strategy (Detroit Free Press)

GM strike, day 12: Negotiations ongoing after long night (The Detroit News)

GM tells striking union members it will continue their health coverage (USa Today)

SEC Fines Ghosn $1M, Nissan $15M for False Compensation Reporting (The Detroit Bureau)

Subaru BRZ, Toyota 86: Subaru, Toyota to redesign joint sports car (USA Today)

Sure, Tesla’s “Smart Summon” Is Cool, But Is It Legal? (Forbes)

Toyota strengthens Japan partnerships with bigger Subaru stake (Reuters)

U.S. labor judge rules that Tesla broke labor law (Reuters)

Volkswagen bosses charged in Germany over diesel scandal (The Detroit News)

Volkswagen Leads Auto Electrification, But Buyers May Be Elusive (Forbes)

Wall Street remains patient as UAW strike against GM drags on, talks progress (CNBC)

-Automotive Evolution News-

First gas station in America to ditch oil for 100% electric vehicle charging opens in Maryland (CNBC)

Ford, Argo Adds Austin to Its Autonomous Vehicle Testing Program (The Detroit News)

Hyundai and Aptiv to set up $4 billion autonomous driving joint venture (CNBC)

Self-Driving Cars Must Cope With Havoc And Avoid Creating It (Forbes)

Self-Driving Startup Embark Raises $70 Million, Opens Freight Transfer Hubs For Robot Big Rigs (Forbes)

What Happens When Self-Driving Cars Kill People? (Forbes)

-Automotive Retail News-

Cox Forecasts 14% Fewer New Cars Sold in September (Vehicle Remarketing)

New Vehicle Sales Expected to Dip in September (The Detroit Bureau)

SEC fines Fiat Chrysler for paying dealers to inflate sales numbers (MarketWatch)

Study: Dealers and Car Buyers Want New Tech, Dealership Staff Resistant (Auto Dealer Today)

‘Overwhelming’ evidence of insurance as dealer income opportunity (Auto Remarketing)

Used-car sales, including CPO, continue hot streak in 2019 (Auto Remarketing)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Kontos explains how changing volume mix left mark on August prices (Auto Remarketing)

Luxury Vehicles Continue to Accelerate Weekly Depreciation (Vehicle Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

GM owners can soon download Alexa — and with Samuel L. Jackson's voice (autoblog)

Is Your City Home To The Most Stressed-Out Commuters In The U.S.? (Forbes)

-Automotive Servicing News-

GM-UAW strike is making it hard for dealers to find parts for repairs (Detroit Free Press)

Nissan issues recall for 1.2M cars, SUVs with back-up camera defect (USA Today)

-General Business & Executive News-

Car2go pulls out of 5 North American cities casting more doubt on free-floating car-sharing’s viability (GeekWire)

CarGurus conference to address digital marketing, other dealer challenges (Auto Remarketing)

Online Car Retailer Vroom Announces Strategic Relationship with Chase (BusinessWire)

US consumer spending slows in August, while incomes rise (CNBC)

Workers, Car Owners, Dealers and General Motors Feel the Pinch From the Ongoing Strike (Time)

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