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TOP NEWS FROM THE AUTOMOBILE WORLD AUGUST 2019

By Paula Schleider

We have compiled 5 relevant news from the automotive industry published during this month of August.

Engie keeps you updated on the news of the automotive world!


Amazon Wants to Put Alexa in Cars. Google and Apple Are There Already

Source: Bloomerg
19/08/2019 

The Seattle giant is trying to persuade automakers to bake Alexa into their entertainment systems. So far BMW and Audi have signed on.  Read the news


J.D. Power: 40% of consumers fear self-driving cars will reduce traffic safety

Source: Venture Beat
01/08/2019 

Consumers are concerned about self-driving cars. That’s according to J.D. Power’s inaugural 2019 Mobility Confidence Index Study. Read the news


FC Barcelona and CUPRA kick off new partnership

Source: Automotive Blog
26/08/2019 

CUPRA and FC Barcelona have teamed up and entered into a five-season “global alliance”. Under the agreement, SEAT’s special car division joins forces with its hometown football club. Read the news


General Motors and Volkswagen are no longer manufacturing hybrid cars for the US market

Source: Business Insider
14/08/2019

GM and Volkswagen (VW) will no longer manufacture hybrid cars for the US market. Read the news


Source: Auto Remarketing
26/08/2019 

Used vehicles play a strong role in helping auto dealer groups toward solid earnings. Read the news