VW turns to insiders to probe, recover from emissions violations

12:19 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Volkswagen AG will rely on a small group of company insiders to lead its recovery from a diesel-emissions scandal that's left regulators, investors and 11 million customers still awaiting answers two weeks after it disclosed violations of U.S.

Aston Martin names JLR's Laura Schwab head of Americas

6:29 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Aston Martin has hired Laura Schwab from Jaguar Land Rover to be president of its Americas region. The British sports car maker said Thursday that Schwab's hiring will take effect Oct. 26.

GM counting on big profits from parts and accessories, GM Financial

2:24 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
General Motors expects to pad its bottom line in coming years from substantial growth in its captive finance arm and its parts and accessories...

Winterkorn remains in four key VW posts

12:50 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
Martin Winterkorn, the former boss of Volkswagen who quit last week saying he wanted to give the German carmaker a "fresh start" to tackle a scandal...

Google co-founder Sergey Brin got Tesla's fourth Model X, report says

6:33 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
Google co-founder Sergey Brin, an early investor in Tesla Motors, was one of the first customers to take delivery of Tesla's all-electric SUV, people...


VW's diesel tax breaks could be a focus for U.S. prosecutors

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
Volkswagen's push to secure tax breaks that kick-started a market for its new diesel cars could now help U.S.

VW braces for hit to business from emissions scandal

11:34 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
VW imposed a hiring freeze at its financing business and cut a shift at a German engine factory as it braces for a hit to business from cheating in...

Porsche may pick production chief as CEO this week, report says

10:12 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
The supervisory board of Volkswagen's Porsche business may name the sports-car maker's production chief Oliver Blume as the division's new CEO this...

LG Chem CEO Prabhakar Patil to retire

4:20 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
Prabhakar Patil will retire as CEO of LG Chem Power, effective Wednesday, the battery maker said today.

Changing Scion gets new boss

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Andrew Gilleland was a field operations manager at Scion when it was hatched in 2003, working with dealers to help get the youth-oriented brand off...

Lithia founder takes a pay cut -- for life

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Lithia Motors Inc. founder Sid DeBoer is stepping down as an executive officer of the company and will take a massive pay cut -- for life.

A 'moment of dizziness' turns into a teachable moment?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
BMW CEO Harald Krueger returned to work last week after spending several days recovering from his fatigue-related collapse on stage at the Frankfurt...

Mueller will push strategy shift to foster change

12:38 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 27, 2015
Matthias Mueller pressed the Volkswagen board to move ahead with a reorganization he helped devise before the carmaker was caught up in an...

Insider named to head VW shows Germany Inc. insularity

7:26 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 27, 2015
If you place the resumes of Martin Winterkorn and Matthias Mueller side-by-side, it would be hard to spot the difference.

Nissan taps Microsoft exec to lead global communications

9:27 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2015
Nissan has hired Microsoft communications manager Jonathan Adashek to head global communications.

Rolls-Royce N.A. president to step down for 'entrepreneurial role'

2:27 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2015
Rolls-Royce North American President Eric Shepherd will step down from the position at the end of the year, the automaker said today.

Porsche's Mueller called in to steer VW through crisis

12:41 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 24, 2015
Porsche boss Matthias Mueller once joked that he was too old to run Volkswagen but the 62-year-old now looks certain to be given the task of steering...

Scion names Gilleland vice president; Murtha takes new post at Toyota

9:53 am U.S. ET | Sept. 24, 2015
Scion, amid an aggressive product rollout, said today Andrew Gilleland will return to the brand as its vice president.

U.S. dealers oppose possible ouster of VW executive

3:04 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 24, 2015
Volkswagen's national dealer council and other dealers are publicly opposing the VW supervisory board's reported plans to dismiss Volkswagen of...

Musk says diesel-cheating is bad, but CO2 emissions are worse

10:27 am U.S. ET | Sept. 24, 2015
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, speaking in Germany today, said revelations that Volkswagen AG cheated on diesel emission tests is “obviously...

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