Executives

FCA preparing to name Pietro Gorlier as Europe chief, report says

Fiat Chrysler is nearing the appointment of Pietro Gorlier, COO of its components business, as the new head of Europe as part of a broad reorganization that may be announced as early as this week, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.

Who can replace Jackson as voice of the industry?

The transition to a new CEO could make for a real tone shift at AutoNation. It's one thing to find a smart business leader who can run the country's largest new-vehicle retailer; it's another to replace someone who has effectively served as the voice for an industry.

UPDATED: 9/21/18 3:53 pm ET
GM restructures global strategy, EV executives

General Motors is restructuring the leadership of its global strategy and EV units as it begins to deploy at least 20 battery-electric and fuel-cell powered vehicles globally by 2023.

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Who can replace Jackson as voice of the industry?

The transition to a new CEO could make for a real tone shift at AutoNation. It's one thing to find a smart business leader who can run the country's largest new-vehicle retailer; it's another to replace someone who has effectively served as the voice for an industry.

How Kia's new Telluride rumbled onto the runway

The surprise sneak peek at New York Fashion Week was another example of Kia showing up in unexpected places, such as the luxury sports sedan segment and the top tier of the industry's quality rankings.

BorgWarner CEO: Bring on the electrics

BorgWarner is reaching an enviable position for a traditional engine parts supplier -- it won't care what kind of a propulsion system a customer wants.

Former Ford exec's pet project

Former Ford Motor Co. executive MaryAnn Wright led drive for new $5 million dollar animal shelter in Dearborn that bears her name.

Giving appliance design a whirl

Retired Ford Motor Co. chief designer J. Mays will join Whirlpool in October as a vice president and chief design officer.

UPDATED: 9/21/18 3:53 pm ET
GM restructures global strategy, EV executives

General Motors is restructuring the leadership of its global strategy and EV units as it begins to deploy at least 20 battery-electric and fuel-cell powered vehicles globally by 2023.

California, other states set to challenge Trump over relaxed emissions rules

Democratic leaders in three states warned again Friday they are ready to challenge the Trump administration in court, alleging abuse of power, if it moves ahead with plans to weaken tailpipe emission standards, and they criticized the auto industry for welching on a national agreement to roughly double fuel economy targets.

NAFTA talks break off, again. Now what?

All three countries want to sign an accord before Mexico's incoming president takes office Dec. 1. To do so, they'd have to publish a deal by Sept. 30, and would need to reach agreement imminently to have time to put it into legal text.

UPDATED: 9/21/18 9:49 am ET
Aston Martin to expand hypercar lineup with '003'

Aston Martin plans to expand its hypercar lineup with a coupe code-named the 003. Sales of the 003 will be limited to 500 units and its price is expected to be below that of its sister model.

UPDATED: 9/20/18 10:52 am ET - new story
VW rejects Trump envoy's take on Iran pullout

Volkswagen rejected a report suggesting it had decided against doing business in Iran after coming under pressure from Donald Trump's ambassador to Germany, saying its position had not changed.


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