Magna International played key roles in the Mercedes-Benz CLA's interior and exterior. Mercedes credits several Magna supplied components for helping to make the CLA 180 BlueEfficiency edition one of the most aerodynamic cars in its class.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally, ending months of speculation, will not take a job at software giant Microsoft and will remain at the automaker through at least this year, the 68-year-old executive told the Associated Press in an interview Tuesday.
Seat President Juergen Stackmann is bullish on growth in Europe, where the Spanish carmaker does 80 percent of its business. To benefit from a forecast upswing in European demand this year, Stackmann is concentrating on extending Seat's product portfolio.
General Motors today named Paul Edwards, a GM marketing director, as vice president of U.S. marketing for Chevrolet. Edwards, 44, replaces Chris Perry, who resigned last month. He will report to Chevy's global marketing chief, Tim Mahoney. His appointment is effective immediately.
After selecting new creative and media agencies last March, American Honda is turning its attention to digital strategy and web development for its brands in North America. The Japanese automaker sent out a request for information this week as it preps for a review.
Opel/Vauxhall increased its European market share in 2013 as sales of the new Adam minicar helped counter a declining auto market. Opel has struggled to retain market share in recent years, suffering from management disruption and a scarcity of new products.