http://www.freep.com - A pair of Buick concept cars won significant honors this week as the brand powers through a year rich in new vehicle introductions. The auto industry’s first concept car — the 1938 Buick Y-Job — was inducted into the National Register of Historic Vehicles just days after the dynamic new Avista concept was named Most Significant Concept Vehicle of 2016. The Avista drew praise from the panel of automotive journalists who named it both Best Concept Car and Most Significant, an award selected from the winners of three categories of concept vehicle that debuted in North America over the last year.
http://www.thedrive.com - If this video of a Tesla Model S reportedly using Autopilot, sideswiping a vehicle parked on a busy highway near Beijing, China, seems familiar, it's because it bears an uncanny resemblance to a video of a Tesla Model S crashing similarly a few months ago in Switzerland, also allegedly on Autopilot. ChinaDaily reports that the Tesla driver, Luo Zhen, stated Autopilot was engaged and he wasn't touching the wheel when his Model S smashed into the disabled vehicle.
http://gmauthority.com - GMC has recently moved to keep its “Professional Grade” tagline for more of its rugged trucks and slip “Precision” into more of its mainstream product offerings. That continues with the 2017 GMC Acadia and its latest digital spot.
http://www.autonews.com - Mercedes planning EV sub-brand?; Takata profits drop by a third; JLR airbag recall; Midengine Corvette chatter resurfaces; Google's Krafcik: Tesla crash shows need for full autonomy.
http://www.autonews.com - Musk's trip to 'hell' and back; NHTSA upgrades probe of ARC airbag inflators; Dauch talks trade, trucks and Trump; Ford door-latch glitch; Chevy Trax, Genesis G80 pricing.
http://www.motorweek.org - MotorWeek’s Greg Carloss is first on the scene in Portland, Oregon driving the all-new 2017 Buick LaCrosse. Even at a quick glance, touches from the striking Avenir concept are noticeable.
http://www.tflcar.com - Like the Buick cars of yesteryear and their plush rides?
http://www.autonews.com - Gains for Kia, Hyundai, Honda in lukewarm July; 'Star Trek' actor's parents sue FCA; No bed, no hatch? No sale; Study: Uber, Lyft and rivals no threat; Lexus, Acura, Jeep spy shots.
http://video.cnbc.com - CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest data on General Motors July U.S sales.
http://www.autonews.com - Nissan backing away from Ghosn's big goals; GM 'bullish' on China; Volvo product pipeline; Benz diesel delays; Nissan adds single-cab Titans; Getting complicated on factory floor.