LotLinx names Dataium founder as president and chief product officer

Digital marketing company LotLinx has named Dataium founder Eric Brown its president and chief product officer.

 

Senate confirms Pruitt, giving EPA foe control of agency

The Senate narrowly confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, positioning the fierce critic of Obama-era climate rules to immediately begin undoing them.

Daimler extends heir apparent's contract

Daimler has given a lengthy contract extension to Ola Kaellenius, the 47-year-old Swede who heads product development and is seen as the likely

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Ford found recipe for profits in Europe

Ford was unprofitable in Europe from 2011-2014. But then-CEO Alan Mulally implemented an aggressive restructuring plan that included shuttering three manufacturing plants, slashing thousands of jobs and reinvigorating its product lineup with new and freshened vehicles, including performance and luxury variants.

PSA wishes to build on GM's Vauxhall success, UK gov't says

PSA has told the UK government it would seek to build on the strengths of General Motors' Vauxhall business if the company buys it. However two sources close to PSA told Reuters that plant cuts were part of the company's discussions to buy GM's Opel and Vauxhall brands, with UK sites in the front line.

UAW plans 'buy American' ad campaign

UAW President Dennis Williams said he is “in discussions” to produce advertisements to encourage U.S. customers to buy union-made cars manufactured in America. The idea was inspired by a revived buy American sentiment that has been growing since the 2008 recession.

GM will not 'rationalize' Vauxhall plants, UK minister says

British business minister Greg Clark said he had been reassured by GM that the automaker did not intend to "rationalize" its Vauxhall operations. Clark made the comments after meeting with GM to discuss its plan to sell Opel/Vauxhall to PSA Group.

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