Volkswagen's top managers are drawing up new expansion goals stretching as far as nine years ahead as steady volume gains have already propelled the automaker within reach of its current sales target for 2018.
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen labor leaders squared off against one another over a plan to eliminate 17 percent of the automaker's French workforce, with three of the five main unions urging immediate action to stem losses.
Johan de Nysschen became head of Nissan's Infiniti luxury brand on July 1, 2012. Before that, he led Audi of America for seven years. In this video, he explains why Infiniti's headquarters are in Hong Kong and addresses the prospect for design and production investment in the U.S.
Chinese supplier Wanxiang Group, which just won approval to acquire battery maker A123 Systems, said it now wants to help support A123's main customer, Fisker Automotive, the financally troubled plug-in hybrid sports car maker.
Honda cut its full-year profit forecast as lower sales in China and Europe overshadowed the benefits from the weaker yen. Net income will likely be 370 billion yen ($4.1 billion) in the 12 months ending March 31, compared with its previous estimate for 375 billion yen.
Fiat has renamed its Maserati plant after company patriarch Giovanni “Gianni” Agnelli. The Italian industrialist and controlling Fiat shareholder served as the company's chairman from 1966 to 1996. He passed away a decade ago this month at age 81.
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