Ex-FCA exec joins law firm, gets connected-vehicle role

Former Fiat Chrysler general counsel Marjorie Loeb is re-establishing ties with the auto industry, having been named a partner in the corporate and securities practice of Mayer Brown in Chicago.

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Chuck Greenway, an Illinois dealer for nearly five decades, died Nov. 11. He was 84.

Mazda looks to next-gen CX-5 for a lift

Mazda Motor Corp. CEO Masamichi Kogai, fighting sliding sales and a tougher U.S. auto market, is banking on an ambitious next-generation product plan

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Obituary

Chuck Greenway, an Illinois dealer for nearly five decades, died Nov. 11. He was 84.

Making cars? Simple, Li says

Chinese billionaire Li Shufu, whose Zhejiang Geely Holding Group owns Volvo, Geely and Lynk & CO, says there is “no magic in car production.” The usually media-shy mogul explained why during a roundtable interview in Shanghai last month.

Another strange tale from the world of Lapo Elkann

Trouble seems to be Lapo Elkann's middle name. The flamboyant 39-year-old heir to the Fiat fortune, no stranger to lurid headlines, was arrested in New York on Nov. 27 on suspicion of falsely reporting his own kidnapping.

Mazda’s Kogai: New product, pricing drive move upmarket

CEO Masamichi Kogai is piloting Mazda Motor Corp. through a massive transition more befitting automakers double its size. It starts with a diversification of drivetrains to meet more stringent emissions rules. A diesel engine finally arrives in the U.S. with the redesigned CX-5 crossover next year.

Mazda looks to next-gen CX-5 for a lift

Mazda Motor Corp. CEO Masamichi Kogai, fighting sliding sales and a tougher U.S. auto market, is banking on an ambitious next-generation product plan to lift the boutique Japanese brand above its mass-market competitors.

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