David Jolley

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Tesla names new Germany chief amid slow sales

Sept. 1, 2015 06:01 CET
Tesla named a new top executive in Germany, where the U.S. electric car maker is struggling to gain a foothold. ...

VW's Seat brand will drop Altea minivan in move to SUVs

Aug. 25, 2015 06:01 CET
Volkswagen Group's Seat unit will discontinue its Altea and Altea XL compact minivans as the brand begins to add a family of SUVs. ...

Kia preps a coupelike Sportage

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24
Kia has given its Sportage a sleeker look and a more upscale interior. The new crossover will have Kia's “most refined, highest-quality cabin to date,” and a ...

Kia gives Sportage sleeker look, upscale interior

Aug. 18, 2015 06:01 CET
Kia has given its Sportage a sleeker look and an upscale interior to help the model compete better in the tough compact SUV segment. ...

Opel names engineer to oversee quality

July 24, 2015 06:01 CET
Opel named mechanical engineer Elvira Toelkes as its new head of quality in Europe. Toelkes will be tasked with continuing Opel's drive to improve customer satisfaction. ...

Bugatti names former Bentley, Ferrari exec as marketing boss

July 21, 2015 06:01 CET
Bugatti named Oliver Winkes as its new marketing chief. The VW Group veteran who started his career with Ferrari will be responsible for the supercar marque's marketing a ...

BMW will shift some 5-series output to Magna Steyr, report says

July 11, 2015 06:01 CET
BMW will outsource some production of its 5-series range to Magna Steyr after the contract manufacturer stops building the Paceman and Countryman for sister brand Mini, a ...

Germany's EV drive gets a supermarket's help

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 10
Aldi, a popular German-based discount supermarket chain, has introduced something that could help its home market get closer to an ambitious target of having 1 million EV ...

CLEPA names Brembo exec as next president

July 3, 2015 06:01 CET
European suppliers association CLEPA named Brembo executive Roberto Vavassori as its next president. ...

VW worker killed by robot in Germany

July 2, 2015 11:39 CET
Volkswagen said a contractor was crushed to death by a robot at its German components factory in Kassel. ...

Toyota Europe's new sales boss must hold off surging Nissan

June 23, 2015 06:01 CET
Toyota's new European sales and marketing boss, Matt Harrison, faces the challenge of defeating Japanese rival Nissan's goal of becoming Europe's top-selling Asian brand. ...

Report: BMW mulls U.S.-built crossover EV

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15
BMW plans to rival Tesla's upcoming Model X with a battery-powered crossover built at its plant in Spartanburg, S.C, a German business magazine said. ...

BMW plans to build an electric SUV in the U.S., report says

June 9, 2015 06:01 CET
BMW plans to build a battery-powered SUV in the U.S. as a rival to the upcoming Tesla Model X, a German business magazine said. ...
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