Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. There’s a lot of Hurricane Harvey-related news today about how the storm affected the auto industry and dealerships in the region, but please remember there is far more at stake in this situation than cars. This is kind of a selfish request from your Texan EIC, but if you are feeling generous, please go here to find ways to help the victims of this horrible and unprecedented situation that has affected the entire Gulf Coast. 1st Gear: The Supply Problem Houston and the Gulf region represent a major port of entry for automobiles into North America, and Texas’ highways and rail operations are a big part of how those vehicles (and parts) get to where they need to go. Buyers can expect major disruptions along those lines due to the storm. Much like everything else there now, not clear when things will be normal again. Via Automotive News: Operations for major railroads Kansas City Southern and Union Pacific remain suspended through much of Texas. Kansas City Southern, which operates… Read full this story
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