Subaru may electrify its existing nameplates
Subaru is considering installing electric powertrains in current nameplates rather than designing an all-new electric vehicle, CEO Yasuyuki Yoshinaga said.
Toyota rallies the troops, waves the flag
Toyota's CEO sought to give U.S. dealers an extra dose of motivation ahead of the critical launch of the redesigned, eighth-generation Camry.
Automakers wary of Trump's focus on trade deficits
Automakers and other stakeholders in the coming trade debates are urging Trump administration negotiators to look beyond the size of bilateral trade deficits in determining where and how to attack the nation's export gap.
Toyota's Leroy to speak next month at Europe congress
Didier Leroy, Toyota's highest ranking non-Japanese executive, will speak at the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 21 in Barcelona, Spain.
Will Ford's 'sharpening' nick Fields' agenda?
Ford's "sharpening" of operations could involve a rethink of many of ex-CEO Mark Fields' initiatives.
Twin power centers emerge at Ford
Ford's revamped management structure puts Joe Hinrichs and Jim Farley in new, more powerful positions that could put one of them in line to lead the company in the future.
Ford gets a ‘proven transformational leader’
Bill Ford has frequently spoken of a desire to spark a cultural revolution within Ford, and now he has a CEO with a record of doing just that.
Whose hotel is this anyway?
Call it opportunism or maybe just trolling, but Fiat Chrysler last week held not one, but two recruiting events at a hotel in the heart of Ford Country.
Jim Hackett, Ford's new CEO, was a backup center on the University of Michigan football team in the mid-1970s.
IHS manager Jackson moves to OESA
The Original Equipment Suppliers Association has tapped IHS veteran Mike Jackson as its executive director of strategy and research.
Vision in leadership is important. So is focus.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Ford has installed a “visionary” as its CEO. But without enough focus to go with that vision, Ford may end up just spinning its wheels.
Fields never had Mulally's leeway
With all due respect to Bill Ford, it is likely that Mark Fields was unable to sharpen his message or clarify his strategy because his board chairman didn't allow him to do either on his own.
Mini seeks higher used-car sales
Mini executives want the brand's U.S. dealerships to pursue used-car sales with more vigor, so they're offering bonuses to dealerships that hit used-volume targets.
Good communication can ease a DMS switch
A top CDK official explains the process of installing a new dealership management system and the importance of good communication between vendor and dealer.
MAZDA'S MASAHIRO MORO: On the road to premium
Mazda North American chief Masahiro Moro's "Mazda Premium" strategy aims at turning the company's roughly 2 percent U.S. market share into a "good" 2 percent.
SUBARU'S TOM DOLL: Ready for another sales record
Subaru of America President Tom Doll wants Subaru's younger employees to realize that one day setting sales records might not be this easy.
NISSAN'S JOSE MUNOZ: Pushing forward on all fronts
Jose Munoz says there is money to be made for Nissan in fleet sales -- if it is done correctly.