VW CEO expects turnaround to start bearing fruit in 2-3 yearsVolkswagen AG CEO Matthias Mueller is pushing forward with a technological and organizational revamp of Europe's largest carmaker despite internal opposition and expects his efforts to begin bearing fruit in two to three years.
Ford gains on GM in executive diversityFord's promotion of veteran executive Joy Falotico as the first woman to lead its credit unit puts the company a step closer to gender parity with General Motors among the U.S. automakers' inner circles.
VW reviews procurement strategy in wake of supplier disputeUPDATED: 8/30/16 10:14 am ET -- adds details Volkswagen is reviewing its supplier and procurement strategy to avoid another dispute such as the one that caused production slowdowns and stoppages this month, CEO Matthias Mueller said.
Piech queried Winterkorn on VW scandal, paper saysFormer VW Group Chairman Ferdinand Piech tried unsuccessfully to query ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn about the automaker's emissions scandal a month before the two had a public falling out, a German newspaper reported. The revelations possibly shed new light on how the scandal unfolded.
BMW plans 7-series coupe to boost sales of top model line, report saysBMW plans to launch a sporty two-door version of its 7-series flagship sedan, Bloomberg reported. The luxury coupe could be the first of several new 7-series versions.
What's Lutz got to say about it?
Bob Lutz's opinions may be a dime a dozen, but they are never boring. Thus -- courtesy of Car and Driver -- here are new takes on several hot-button topics from the ex-BMW/Ford/Chrysler/General Motors superstar, now 84.
Jeff Beck unleashes fiery riff against the driverless carAs a pioneering rock 'n' roll guitarist, Jeff Beck has fearlessly pushed the limits of electric guitar and amplifier technology for more than half a century. But Beck, now 72, has little use for the latest boundary-pushing technology in the auto industry - autonomous cars.
Polite nods for EscalaThe latest trip to the Monterey Peninsula for Cadillac -- to introduce the five-door Escala -- has thus far elicited the auto show equivalent of polite golf claps from auto scribes.
Here's one way to build on that German heritage
Trying to underscore its German heritage, Borgward is hiring away high-profile designers and engineers from German premium brands.