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Toyota CEO feared losing job over recalls; instead gained sense of purpose

8:21 am U.S. ET | March 30, 2015
In a rare moment of public reflection, Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda marked the company’s unintended-acceleration crisis as the turning point in his career, even as he fretted about being fired.... Read More »

Porsche’s Mueller: ‘Not too old’ for CEO job

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 30, 2015
Open campaigning for CEO jobs at automakers rarely occurs, but Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller says he’s young and fit enough to be a candidate to succeed Martin Winterkorn as head of Volkswagen Group.... Read More »

Winterkorn: Complacency cost VW in U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 30, 2015
Speaking to a German car magazine, VW Group CEO Martin Winterkorn acknowledged his team became complacent after the initial success of VW's...... Read More »

How a Frenchman is bringing back Datsun

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 29, 2015
Vincent Cobee's mission to reintroduce Datsun around the world is a mixture of irony, politics, auto industry counterintuition and a fair amount of...... Read More »

Ford's Mulally made $22 million in 2014; Fields' pay rises 83%

11:45 am U.S. ET | March 27, 2015
Alan Mulally, who retired as Ford CEO in mid-2014, received compensation worth $22 million last year, the company said today in a regulatory filing.... Read More »

GM board member Erroll Davis to retire

11:17 am U.S. ET | March 27, 2015
Erroll Davis, a member of General Motors boards before and since the automaker's 2009 bankruptcy, will retire in June.... Read More »

Barra advises women to accept challenging work assignments

2:04 pm U.S. ET | March 26, 2015
General Motors CEO Mary Barra encouraged women to take on new challenges from studying science and math to accepting jobs that are outside of their...... Read More »

Is a focused, all-in Visteon now stable?

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2015
When Tim Leuliette steps down as CEO of Visteon Corp.... Read More »

JLR chief Speth to keynote U.K. congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2015
Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, will be keynote speaker at the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 10 in Birmingham, U.K.... Read More »

After a career with dealers, FCA's Grady will relax

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2015
Peter Grady has a list of things to do when he retires at the end of the month as Fiat Chrysler head of network development.... Read More »

New book details Mary Barra's big break

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2015
In Road to Power: How GM's Mary Barra Shattered the Glass Ceiling, a new book by Bloomberg reporter Laura Colby, the author suggests that a key...... Read More »

Navistar deal shows UAW president's pragmatism

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 21, 2015
The UAW's latest pact with Navistar -- including a raise for workers and changes that embrace lean manufacturing to aid the company's turnaround --...... Read More »

Nissan adds muscle to U.S. field ops

1:23 pm U.S. ET | March 20, 2015
Nissan North America Chairman Jose Munoz continues to put more power into the rising brand's US field organization, adding personnel to react faster...... Read More »

Obituaries

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015
Death notices for General Holiefield, Jim Rose and Art Spinella.... Read More »

Sergio's payday? Huge any way you count it

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015
How much did Sergio Marchionne earn last year? News reports ranged from $8 million to $72 million for the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO.... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler CEO says combination with GM, Ford 'feasible'

2:47 pm U.S. ET | March 12, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne says he is open to a combination with General Motors or Ford, and a deal with one of the larger US...... Read More »

Toyota to step up hiring at home in the next fiscal year

10:45 am U.S. ET | March 12, 2015
Profit-rich Toyota is plowing more of its cash into new hires in the coming year, especially in the engineering and technical fields crucial to its...... Read More »

NEWS ANALYSIS

GM capital plan may delay credit rating upgrade

4:11 pm U.S. ET | March 11, 2015
General Motors' decision this week to give back up to $10 billion to shareholders over the next two years will likely delay one of its important...... Read More »

Fans demand BBC reinstate 'Top Gear' host Clarkson

1:34 pm U.S. ET | March 11, 2015
Nearly 450,000 fans from around the world have backed a petition calling for British presenter Jeremy Clarkson to be reinstated to his job hosting...... Read More »

Major Hyundai investor to vote against some directors over property deal, report says

7:19 am U.S. ET | March 11, 2015
The second-largest shareholder in Hyundai Motor and its two affiliates will vote against the reappointment of some board members who last year...... Read More »

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