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Daimler to name Kaellenius r&d head, German paper reports

12:55 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2016 | UPDATED: 2/11/16 2:06 pm ET -- adds background
Daimler AG is about to appoint its marketing and sales head Ola Kaellenius as head of research and development, Handelsblatt reported today.

Ford's LaNeve stops short of confirming Bronco's expected return

12:32 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2016 | UPDATED: 2/11/16 3:29 pm ET - adds detail
The Bronco, one of Ford's storied nameplates, seems likely to be one of the four new utility vehicles coming to the Ford lineup in the next four years. But Ford's Mark LaNeve stopped just short of confirming it today.

Bob Rossiter, who helped build and rebuild seating giant Lear, dies at 69

11:28 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Former Lear CEO Bob Rossiter, who worked with the company for 40 years and led it through bankruptcy in 2009, died Sunday after a yearlong battle...

Frederick Standish, former director of PR for Nissan North America, dies

5:50 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Frederick Standish, who managed Nissan North America's corporate communications as it reinvented itself in Tennessee, has died at 65 after a long...

Q&A: FORD'S JIM FARLEY

Ford of Europe boss aims for steady profits

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Ford of Europe increased vehicle sales 11 percent to 1.

Q&A: OPEL'S KARL-THOMAS NEUMANN

At last, Opel sees breakeven on the horizon

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
This year Opel expects to break even financially after more than a decade of losses, finally rewarding parent General Motors' huge investment in its...

Chrissy Taylor named Enterprise COO

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2016
Christine "Chrissy" Taylor has been promoted to Enterprise Holdings Inc.'s COO, the company said today.

Dow CEO Liveris agrees to exit after DuPont merger

3:49 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2016
Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris will leave the company after the completion of its merger with DuPont Co.

CarMax CEO Tom Folliard to retire by end of year

10:34 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
CarMax CEO Tom Folliard will retire by the end of the year, the used-car retailer said today.

WHAT COMES AFTER M?

BMW's top tuner relishes his new role at Hyundai

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Hyundai, which began building its own engines only in 1991, has laid out a full-fledged product plan for its new Genesis luxury brand, with help from...

After record 2015, Porsche will keep growing, von Platen says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Porsche will review its global strategy in the middle of this year after easily surpassing its goal of 200,000 sales around the world in 2015.

Obituary

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Marc Lockhart, a second-generation auto dealer, died Jan. 16. He was 63.

Historian's trove gets personal with GM founder

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Lawrence Gustin, automotive historian and retired General Motors public relations manager, has donated historical documents regarding the early days...

Campbell-Ewald CEO Palmer terminated by parent company

10:52 am U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2016
Jim Palmer is out as CEO of Campbell Ewald, the Detroit ad agency known for its longtime ties to General Motors.

GM names executive to lead autonomous driving efforts

4:13 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2016
GM is reorganizing certain vehicle engineering operations to speed efforts to develop autonomous and electrified vehicles.

Ford CEO Fields joins IBM board as auto industry transforms

6:54 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2016
Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields is joining IBM's board of directors as the No. 2 U.S.

NEWS ANALYSIS

Johnson Controls' CEO brings his own scandal to Tyco

12:13 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2016
First came the affair. Then the Ponzi scheme. Now -- a $28.8 billion transaction involving two storied American corporations.

THE SUPPLIER SPEAKS

CEO Walker says Magna adapts to changes in a demanding industry

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
CEO Don Walker is leading Magna International Inc.

THE SUPPLIER SPEAKS

Yanfeng CEO Roters says supplier will prove itself as a global company

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, spawned when Johnson Controls packaged its interior trim unit into a joint venture with Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems...

FCA's next boss must survive the spin cycle

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says he'll step down in 2018 and in the meantime will spend a lot of time thinking about who should replace him.

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