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Maserati recruits new sales chief from Ferrari

Nov. 13, 2018 03:15 CET

Maserati has shaken up its leadership team, recruiting a sales chief from Ferrari and appointing a new head in North America.
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Ford of Europe names electrified vehicles boss
Nov. 8, 2018 06:01 CET

Ford named company veteran Steve Hood to head its electrified business in Europe as the company prepares to ramp up sales of electric cars. ...

 

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Tesla picks Australian telecoms exec to replace Musk as chair
Nov. 8, 2018 12:31 CET

Tesla chose Robyn Denholm to succeed Elon Musk as board chair, selecting an independent director to contend with the automaker's mercurial CEO following his run-ins with ...

 




 

Maserati recruits new sales chief from Ferrari

Nov. 13, 2018 03:15 CET
Maserati has shaken up its leadership team, recruiting a sales chief from Ferrari and appointing a new head in North America.

Ford of Europe names electrified vehicles boss

Nov. 8, 2018 06:01 CET
Ford named company veteran Steve Hood to head its electrified business in Europe as the company prepares to ramp up sales of electric cars.

Tesla picks Australian telecoms exec to replace Musk as chair

Nov. 8, 2018 12:31 CET
Tesla chose Robyn Denholm to succeed Elon Musk as board chair, selecting an independent director to contend with the automaker's mercurial CEO following his run-ins with regulators and investors.

PSA's DS brand names new product chief

Nov. 5, 2018 13:02 CET
PSA's DS upscale brand appointed Marion David as product director, succeeding Eric Apode, who had held the post since 2014.

Continental hires Byton's Abendroth as chief tech officer

Oct. 30, 2018 15:30 CET
Continental has named Dirk Abendroth, a former BMW executive now employed at Chinese automaker Byton, as the new chief technology officer at its automotive unit.

Mazda Europe promotes veteran styling exec to design boss

Oct. 30, 2018 06:01 CET
Mazda Europe has named Jo Stenuit to replace Kevin Rice as it new design boss.

Hyundai promotes European premium brand veterans to top posts

Oct. 29, 2018 11:23 CET
Hyundai promoted former BMW executive Thomas Schemera to lead product planning for autonomous cars, connected cars and electrified vehicles, while ex-Bentley design director Luc Donckerwolke will be the automaker's design chief.

Renault names veteran exec to head new sales & regions unit

Oct. 26, 2018 14:54 CET
Renault has appointed Olivier Murguet to the newly created post of executive vice president, sales and regions.

Ford appoints new China CEO, elevates China to stand-alone unit

Oct. 24, 2018 02:47 CET
Ford appointed a new head of its China operations to help turn around flagging sales in the world's largest auto market. It also announced several other China initiatives.

Rolls-Royce names veteran BMW exec as manufacturing boss

Oct. 23, 2018 06:01 CET
Johann Wolff began his career at BMW as an apprentice before going on to manage several BMW foundries as a master craftsman in foundry pattern making.

Audi's Keogh to succeed Woebcken as CEO of VW Group in North America

Oct. 10, 2018 17:00 CET
Scott Keogh, who has steered Audi to 107 straight months of U.S. sales gains, will become CEO of parent Volkswagen Group's operations in North America. He will succeed Hinrich Woebcken, who will become a strategy adviser.

Delphi's Butterworth to lead Melrose's automotive division

Oct. 9, 2018 10:31 CET
Liam Butterworth, who stepped down as head of Delphi last week, has been named CEO of the automotive division of Melrose Industries.

Daimler CFO to leave after missing out on top job

Oct. 8, 2018 10:53 CET
Daimler CFO Bodo Uebber will leave the company, marking the first top-level departure after the automaker picked Ola Kallenius to take over as CEO from Dieter Zetsche.

Chery hires former Mazda Europe, BMW stylist Rice as design chief

Oct. 5, 2018 10:35 CET
Chery has hired Kevin Rice, a former designer at Mazda Europe and BMW, to head styling at the state-owned Chinese automaker as seeks to enter the Europe market.

Renault's former No. 2 Pelata picked to steer France into electric, autonomous era

Oct. 5, 2018 06:01 CET
Patrick Pelata, Renault's former chief operating officer, has been tasked by President Emmanuel Macron with guiding the French auto industry through the transition to electrification and autonomous driving.

Audi CEO Stadler in line for $8 million payout

Oct. 3, 2018 10:44 CET
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler is in line for a 7 million-euro ($8.1 million) payout if he is cleared of involvement in VW Group's diesel-emissions cheating.

Fiat Chrysler's new Europe boss has big tasks ahead

Oct. 1, 2018 06:01 CET
Fiat Chrysler's new Europe chief, Pietro Gorlier, must tackle some big problems. They include low profitability, aging products and overcapacity at the automaker's Italian factories.

BMW appoints new purchasing chief amid reports of boardroom tension

Sept. 26, 2018 16:21 CET
BMW's promotion of company veteran Andreas Wendt to head of purchasing comes as reports say boardroom bickering has intensified amid slowing sales momentum and a lack of fresh EVs to challenge Tesla, Mercedes and Audi.

Daimler names first non-German CEO as Zetsche era ends

Sept. 26, 2018 10:01 CET
Ola Kaellenius will be Daimler's first non-German CEO, taking the post next year. Current chief executive Dieter Zetsche will move to the automaker's supervisory board.

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Ford EV partner Zotye lures MG's design chief

Sept. 26, 2018 06:01 CET
Ford's electric-vehicle JV partner, Zotye, has hired Anthony Williams-Kenny, the MG brand's global design director from China's SAIC.

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Citroen appoints former Kia, BMW, Ford exec as design chief

Sept. 25, 2018 15:59 CET
Citroen named Pierre Leclercq, a veteran of BMW, Ford and Kia, as head of design.

Hyundai Motor promotes heir apparent Chung Euisun as succession looms

Sept. 14, 2018 09:51 CET
Euisun Chung moves a step closer to succeeding his 80-year-old father, Chung Mong-koo, who has presided over Hyundai for two decades, transforming Hyundai into the world's fifth-biggest automaker with affiliate Kia.

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Adient names DelGrosso CEO, succeeding interim chief Fritz Henderson

Sept. 13, 2018 16:13 CET
Seating supplier Adient named turnaround veteran Douglas DelGrosso as its next CEO, replacing former GM chief Fritz Henderson.

Aston Martin names Penny Hughes chairman ahead of London listing

Sept. 10, 2018 10:02 CET
Aston Martin is moving ahead with a plan to list shares in London, naming Penny Hughes as chairman in a break from its tradition of an all-male board.

Musk elevates Tesla's little-known fixer to steer past drama

Sept. 10, 2018 17:45 CET
In Jerome Guillen, Elon Musk has promoted a skilled multitasker who's proven able to operate at the breakneck speed his abrasive boss demands.

 
Why horsepower needs to be retired

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 7 2018

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With the mass-market introduction of electric vehicles it is time to think less of horsepower and mo ...
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VW distances itself from IPO speculation

Christiaan Hetzner
6:07 am U.S. ET | Oct. 31 2018

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VW has backed away from recent speculation sparked by its Porsche brand that the group might spin-of ...
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Daimler loses complicated, costly refrigerant battle

Christiaan Hetzner
3:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 19 2018

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Daimler's profit warning, its second this year, brought back an old issue many might have forgotten: ...
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Why Porsche's CFO calls Germany's digital infrastructure a 'catastrophe'

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 19 2018

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Porsche's CFO and IT boss says that Germany's digital infrastructure "is an absolute catastrophe" th ...
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Will Jaguar go EV-only?

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 17 2018

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Under a strategy being considered by company leaders, the British luxury marque would replace its conventional vehicles with battery-electric models over the next five to... ...
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German automakers' opposition to CO2 goal may backfire

Christiaan Hetzner
4:03 am U.S. ET | Oct. 11 2018

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German-led efforts to water down calls for a 40 percent cut in new-car CO2 emissions by 2030 may hav ...
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Daimler should consider Porsche exec as next finance chief

Christiaan Hetzner
8:29 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9 2018

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Lutz Meschke, Porsche's finance chief has done a remarkable job at the automaker, ensuring double-di ...
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How women are tackling the industry's glass ceiling

Peter Sigal
7:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5 2018

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To say that the automotive industry is male-dominated is an understatement. ...
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Why China is by far the world's largest market for full-electric cars

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5 2018

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China is the largest market for EVs in the world after finding the simple formula for success: Combi ...
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Why Russia's Rolls rival fails to impress

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28 2018

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Russia's luxury Aurus brand aspires to rival Bentley and Rolls-Royce, not just in Russia but in Euro ...
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