Top Automotive Industry News for Week of September 25 - October 1, 2017

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week September 25, 2017 - October 1, 2017.

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-

Analyst: Auto production set for first decline since 2009, but drop should be temporary (Detroit Free Press)

China sets target for electric car quota, but delays rollout (USA Today)

China will eventually be Tesla's biggest market, analyst predicts (CNBC)

Delphi's new self-driving spinoff gets name after split: Aptiv (USA Today)

Domestic Automakers Falling Behind Foreign Competition (The Detroit Bureau)

Dyson Is the Latest Unlikely Company to Announce an Electric Vehicle (Car and Driver)

Fiat Chrysler will take part in settlement talks over its excessive diesel emissions (CNBC)

First Drive With Cadillac's New 'Super Cruise' Autonomous System Is A Test Of Faith (Forbes)

Ford Introduces F-series Super Duty Limited, with a Price as Big as Texas (Car and Driver)

Former VW Engine Chief Arrested, Signaling Widening Emissions Case (The New York Times)

From Sci-Fi To Reality, Audi's Futuristic Electric Cars Are Coming Sooner Than You Might Think (Forbes)

Imposing trade restrictions will hurt the US auto industry, says a port CEO (CNBC)

In Mexico, $2-per-hour workers make $40,000 SUVs (The Detroit News)

Nissan makes luxury play with $62,000 Armada SUV version (USA Today)

One of the best-known leaders in the auto industry sees no growth in the US market (CNBC)

Toyota, Mazda form electric car technology venture (autoblog)

Toyota investing $374M at 5 U.S. factories (The Detroit News)

Toyota, Mazda, Denso Join Forces for EV Development (The Detroit Bureau)

Toyota Set to Build First Hybrid Model in U.S. (The Detroit Bureau)

Volkswagen Extends Powertrain Warranty to Six Years/72,000 Miles (Auto Dealer Monthly)

VW takes nearly $3B extra charge for fixing scandal-tainted U.S. diesel vehicles (USA Today)

Why Volkswagen Can't Make Cheap Cars, And How It Wants To Fix That (Forbes)

-Automotive Evolution News-

Ford Turns To Lyft's 'Open' Platform To Speed Up Driverless Car Tech (Forbes)

Nexteer at work on hands-free steering (Automotive News)

Self-driving taxis like Uber’s will disrupt public transport networks, study says (CNBC)

Self-driving tech on factory floors (Automotive News)

-Automotive Retail News-

After The Cleanup, Hurricane Damage Creates Demand For Cars (Forbes)

AutoGravity Hits $1 Billion Mark (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Detroit’s Passenger Car Sales Are Falling Way Faster Than the Overall U.S. Auto Industry’s (The Truth About Cars)

Edmunds Forecasts Slight Bump to New-Vehicle Sales in September (Vehicle Remarketing)

Hurricane Boost to Vehicle Sales May Last Until November (Vehicle Remarketing)

Hurricanes could produce first sales gain of 2017 ... finally (Automotive News)

KBB Puts September's SAAR at 17.5 Million (Auto Dealer Monthly)

New-car incentives impact CPO’s overall sales pace (Auto Remarketing)

September used sales not expected to see Labor Day or storm-damage lift (Auto Remarketing)

U.S. auto sales for September to be highest in 2017: JD Power and LMC (Reuters)

Units from as far as California and Wisconsin heading for Texas (Auto Remarketing)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

AutoIMS Finds 10 Most Common Auction Charges (Vehicle Remarketing)

Hurricanes Drive Down Weekly Wholesale Depreciation (Vehicle Remarketing)

J.D. Power: Wholesale Prices Decline in August (Auto Dealer Monthly)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Motorists see relief at the pump as gas prices drop (CBS News)

The World's Best And Worst Cities For Drivers (Forbes)

Vehicles that owners keep the longest (autoblog)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

Amphibious motor home looks like outrageous fun (USA Today)

Porsche has officially launched a $16 million hybrid yacht (Business Insider)

-General Business & Executive News-

Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book Offer Social Audience Extension (MediaPost)

Cars.com Kicks Off Aggressive Fourth Quarter Marketing Campaign (PR Newswire)

Inside The Latest Power Struggle At Uber (NYTimes)

Lyft close to selecting IPO adviser – sources (Reuters)

Tesla wants to build special charging stations that sell food and coffee — and it could be a huge opportunity (Business Insider)

Top 5 States for New Car Dealerships (DrivingSales)

Supreme Court to Take up Car Dealership Overtime Case (Reuters)

Uber exits vehicle-leasing business (Auto Remarketing)

When Scale Becomes a Disadvantage (Ward’s Auto)

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