Today's News

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Today's News: May 4, 2016

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USA TODAY: U.S. auto sales back on track in April

USA TODAY: Two Tesla execs depart as earnings loom

The New York Times: Google to get Fiat Chrysler minivans for self-driving tests

Bloomberg: Billions are being invested in a robot that Americans don’t want

Reuters: Auto sales were surprisingly good – Kelley Blue Book’s Rebecca Lindland (video)

Reuters: Google, Fiat Chrysler to partner on self-driving minivans

The Huffington Post: Planning ahead: 4 reasons why it keeps you sane

NBC News: Google, Fiat Chrysler team up to develop autonomous vehicles

Univision: Por qué la venta de autos en abril batió récords en EEUU

BBC News: Google and Fiat Chrysler announce driverless cars deal

Forbes: 2017 Jaguar F-PACE: 10 reasons why it will be a smashing success

MediaPost: Trucks, SUVs drive April sales

MediaPost: Google, Fiat Chrysler to co-pilot self-driving minivan project

U.S. News & World Report: Car financing: Learning the language of loans

The Motley Fool: 3 takeaways from Ford Motor Company’s April sales figures

Benzinga: April auto sales set up strong, AutoData figures confirm

International Business Times: Why Google picked the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan to advance its self-driving technology

CBS Detroit (WWJ-AM) Detroit, Mich.: Jack Nerad of Kelley Blue Book discusses the Google-FCA partnership

CBS Detroit (WWJ-AM) Detroit, Mich: Kelley Blue Book’s Jack Nerad explains how the partnership between Google and FCA gives self-driving cars instant credibility

The Detroit News: Fiat Chrysler, Google to partner on autonomous minivans

The Detroit News: 2017 F-150 to feature new 10-speed transmission, engine

Detroit Free Press: Google, Fiat ink deal to make 100 self-driving minivans

Detroit Free Press: 5 things you should know about April car sales

Autoblog: Auto sales return to torrid pace, on track for 17.4m units

Auto Remarketing: Off-lease supply: ‘Double-edged sword’ for CPO

SubPrime: 5 findings from Black Book’s finance company survey

Tech Times: Google and Fiat Chrysler officially team up for self-driving minivan

Tech Times: 2016 Toyota Camry review roundup: Did the best-selling car in America get better?

Benzinga: Markets struggle with China issues, job number

Green Car Reports: VW diesel buyback: What other automakers paid for used vehicles

Seeking Alpha: Cadillac sales slump for GM in the U.S.

The Windsor Star: FCA-Google announce deal to develop self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan GM workers in Spring Hill go back to work Monday Sales down with transition of Cruze Limited to new Cruze


Top News

Takata’s future in doubt as airbag recall in U.S. doubles in size

Takata set to recall 35 million more air-bag inflators

Takata air bag recall will more than double


OEM/Vehicle News

Nissan recalls 108,000 Rogue SUVs over doors that could fall on people

Wall Street values Tesla Motors at $620,000 per car

Ford F-150 to get a more powerful EcoBoost engine

Ford develops mobile aeroacoustic wind tunnel

Bentley adding more models; likely to go electric


International Automotive News

Daimler to invest 500 million euros in new engine plant in Poland


Ad/Media/Marketing News

Hulu will deliver interactive ads built specifically for the living room

Instagram adds video to ad carousel

Time spent searching declines as mobile overtakes desktop


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