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Renault names new boss for India, Africa and Middle East

May 26, 2017 09:34 CET

Renault named Fabrice Cambolive as head of the automaker's operations in Africa, the Middle East and India, replacing Bernard Cambier, who has held the post since 2014.
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Ford appoints Armstrong head of Europe operations
May 25, 2017 13:35 CET

Ford named company veteran Steven Armstrong as head of its European operations. In other changes Raj Nair will be president of Ford North America and Peter Fleet will tak ...

 

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Toyota hires key U.S. marketing exec from VW
May 24, 2017 22:37 CET

Toyota has named Volkswagen of America marketing executive Vinay Shahani its vice president of integrated marketing operations. ...

 




 

Renault names new boss for India, Africa and Middle East

May 26, 2017 09:34 CET
Renault named Fabrice Cambolive as head of the automaker's operations in Africa, the Middle East and India, replacing Bernard Cambier, who has held the post since 2014.

Ford appoints Armstrong head of Europe operations

May 25, 2017 13:35 CET
Ford named company veteran Steven Armstrong as head of its European operations. In other changes Raj Nair will be president of Ford North America and Peter Fleet will take charge of the Asia Pacific region.

Toyota hires key U.S. marketing exec from VW

May 24, 2017 22:37 CET
Toyota has named Volkswagen of America marketing executive Vinay Shahani its vice president of integrated marketing operations.

VW brand recruits Hyundai's Sengpiehl as global marketing chief

May 24, 2017 12:08 CET
Volkswagen Group has recruited Hyundai's Jochen Sengpiehl to be global marketing director for its core VW brand, a source familiar with the matter told Automotive News Europe.

BMW adds 2 execs to North American leadership

May 19, 2017 18:19 CET
BMW's new North America chief has appointed two lieutenants to help him as he works to revive the automaker's growth in the key U.S. market.

VW names U.S. compliance officer after diesel scandal

May 11, 2017 16:18 CET
Volkswagen's U.S. unit named a KPMG director, Stephanie Davis, as its chief compliance officer after the automaker was sentenced in April in its diesel-emissions scandal.

Continental names new head of China operations

May 9, 2017 11:19 CET
Continental appointed Enno Tang, who runs the German supplier's chassis and safety business in China, as president of the company's China operations. Tang replaces Ralf Cramer, will leave the company after his contract expires in August.

BMW i subbrand exec to join energy group Innogy

May 5, 2017 11:39 CET
German energy group Innogy has recruited Stefan von Dobschuetz, a key executive from BMW Group's i subbrand, to bolster its e-mobility business.

Mini USA appoints new heads of sales and marketing

May 3, 2017 06:01 CET
Mini USA has appointed new heads of both sales and marketing. Tom Salkowsky becomes department head of sales for Mini USA, while Patrick McKenna becomes department head of Mini brand communications.

VW names new communications, logistics chiefs for North America

May 2, 2017 23:26 CET
Volkswagen Group of America has promoted two executives to top positions running the company's communications and parts and vehicle logistics.

Ex-Ferrari exec Lanzone hired by autonomous car start-up Zoox

May 1, 2017 14:55 CET
Autonomous vehicle startup Zoox said Corrado Lanzone, former operations director of Ferrari's racing division, has joined the company as its vice president of manufacturing operations.

Former GM chief Wagoner joins ChargePoint board

April 6, 2017 15:00 CET
Former GM chief Rick Wagoner, who introduced the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid during his last year as CEO of the automaker, is promoting vehicle electrification once again.

Bentley Americas chief Winkler to step down

April 4, 2017 16:57 CET
Bentley's Americas chief Michael Winkler will step down from his post on June 1. Mark Del Rosso, Audi of America's COO, will replace Winkler.

Volvo recruits former BMW, GM exec to lead procurement

April 4, 2017 11:22 CET
Volvo has lured former BMW and General Motors purchasing executive Martina Buchhauser to take a newly created board level procurement post at the fast-expanding automaker.

VW recruits Daimler exec as chief compliance officer

March 30, 2017 06:01 CET
VW Group has named Daimler executive Kurt Michels as its chief compliance officer. Michels previously worked in the same position at Daimler's trucks, vans and buses division.

Audi's new development boss will start earlier than expected

March 24, 2017 14:21 CET
Former Volvo executive Peter Mertens will become Audi's development chief earlier than anticipated, giving the VW Group premium brand a boost amid the diesel-emissions scandal.

Nissan appoints EV expert as new tech boss for Europe

March 23, 2017 11:39 CET
Nissan has appointed company veteran Nobusuke Toukura as the head of its European technical center. Toukura succeeds Takashi Shirakawa, who will be chief vehicle engineer at Nissan's global product development division.

Nissan Europe promotes French exec to sales and marketing chief

March 15, 2017 15:05 CET
Nissan Europe named Philippe Saillard as its new head of sales and marketing, a promotion from his current role as vice president for sales.

Infiniti names former BMW exec Habib as design chief

March 14, 2017 11:16 CET
Infiniti, Nissan's premium brand, named Karim Habib, former global design chief for BMW, as the brand's new chief designer.

Nissan's Nakamura retires as design team is shuffled

March 14, 2017 12:18 CET
Shiro Nakamura, who penned some of Nissan's most daring and memorable cars, will retire after 17 years of pursuing cutting-edge looks that put the automaker on the map for its styling. Nakamura steps down amid a wider design shuffle that promotes a new generation of stylists, one from inside the company, another from German luxury rival BMW.

GM, Honda name top management for fuel cell venture

March 9, 2017 21:09 CET
GM and Honda named the top managers that will oversee their newly formed Fuel Cell System Manufacturing joint venture in Michigan.

Toyota names new Europe sales boss

March 3, 2017 13:20 CET
Toyota has shuffled its executive team in Europe, naming Hiroaki Nanahara, a veteran of the company's Asian operations, as executive vice president for sales, replacing Karl Schlicht, who is retiring.

Toyota trims exec positions, aims for quicker decision making

March 1, 2017 13:14 CET
Toyota has reduced its number of top positions to speed up decision making, as the automaker works toward a slimmer executive structure to better compete in an industry undergoing rapid change.

Daimler picks U.S. trucks chief Daum to replace Bernhard

Feb. 27, 2017 18:51 CET
Daimler has appointed the head of its North American trucks division to run group-wide truck operations, replacing departed chief Wolfgang Bernhard.

Federal-Mogul shakes up leadership under Icahn takeover

Feb. 16, 2017 18:45 CET
Federal-Mogul Holdings named Bradley Norton as the new co-CEO and CEO of the supplier's motor parts division.

 
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How Renault plans to keep the Captur ahead of rivals

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12:01 am U.S. ET | May 19 2017

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After attracting top suppliers, Macedonia eyes bigger prize

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12:01 am U.S. ET | May 10 2017

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Macedonia has spent the last decade establishing itself as open for business to global automotive suppliers such as Delphi, Adient and Lear, but is it ready to become home to. ...
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Why VW brand's plunging revenue is good news

Christiaan Hetzner
7:14 am U.S. ET | May 3 2017

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One aspect of VW Group's first-quarter report is the plunge in revenue at its core brand. ...
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VW has no compelling reason to sell Ducati


4:33 am U.S. ET | May 2 2017

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Volkswagen's 747-million-euro acquisition of Ducati might not have been based on any industrial logi ...
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China's bigger families are good news for minivan sales

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12:01 am U.S. ET | April 28 2017

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Volvo exec says risk factor for XC60 exceeds XC90

Douglas A. Bolduc
5:09 am U.S. ET | April 27 2017

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Volvo's r&d boss says the new XC60 is even more of a high-risk model than the second-generation XC90 ...
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Germany's auto industry welcomes prospect of Macron presidency in France

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8:34 am U.S. ET | April 24 2017

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Sunday's election outcome in France, in which a moderate Europhile investment banker won the first r ...
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China lands Chevy Volt in a Buick wrapper

Jay Ramey
8:14 am U.S. ET | April 20 2017 UPDATED: 4/20/17 2:27 pm ET - adds details

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Buick offers far more models in China than it does in the U.S. ...
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Tavares' tall task for PSA and Opel: brand management

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12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7 2017

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The buzz at last month's Geneva auto show was what would PSA CEO Carlos Tavares do to streamline his enlarged stable of brands, given that Citroen, Peugeot and new addition... ...
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