Mitsubishi CEO promises an electrified U.S. rebound

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Mitsubishi will fortify its fragile U.S. rebound with three electrified crossovers in five years, a bolstered listening post in Washington D.C. and an advanced technology office in Silicon Valley.

Bezos sets off rocket, Musk sets off squabble

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk's passion is for rockets, and last week, he took to Twitter to argue with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos over whose rocket was, well, not bigger but better.

Chip Perry, TrueCar's new CEO, seeks to rebuild dealers' trust

11:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Chip Perry said his goal as the new CEO of TrueCar will be to win back the trust of auto dealers.

Dahl takes FCA's safety post

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Fiat Chrysler has named a longtime executive who most recently oversaw engine development as its new head of vehicle safety and regulatory compliance.


12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
This week's obituaries includes Bob Bryce, who worked in automotive retail for more than 40 years; Richard Newsted, chairman of automotive supplier...

FCA names Dahl to replace Kunselman as safety and regulatory chief

1:33 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
Fiat Chrysler named Michael Dahl as its new director of vehicle safety and regulatory compliance. He replaces Scott Kunselman, who is retiring Nov.

New DARCARS CEO starts shopping

10:55 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015
DARCARS Automotive Group is in talks with several U.S.

Legendary automotive artist Art Fitzpatrick dies at 96

12:24 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015
Art Fitzpatrick, one half of the team that created some of the most eye-catching advertising artwork for General Motors from 1959 to 1971, passed...

TrueCar exec Dominique to leave at year's end

3:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015
Larry Dominique, executive vice president of industry solutions at TrueCar, is leaving at the end of the year in the latest executive departure at...

Larry H. Miller Group names a new board of directors

2:59 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015
Larry H. Miller Group of Cos., the nation's fifth-largest private auto dealership group, has a new board of directors.


Enticing interiors start with the right ingredients

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 14, 2015
Amko Leenarts, Ford's director of global interior design, sees himself as a sort of chef.

Ford's outgoing general counsel to join Bank of America

1:19 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2015
David Leitch, Ford's outgoing general counsel, has been named to the same management post at Bank of America, the giant lender with the highest legal...

Winterkorn resigns as Audi chairman in wake of VW scandal

3:21 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2015
Volkswagen AG's former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, resigned from his post as supervisory board chairman of the company's Audi brand, further scaling back...

Richard Newsted, chairman of supplier Chassix, dies at 58

2:55 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2015
Richard Newsted, chairman of automotive supplier Chassix Holdings and former CEO of Meridian Automotive Systems, died Nov. 5 in Las Vegas. He was 58.

Hyundai scion hikes stake in automaker for $259 million

1:19 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2015
Hyundai Motor Vice Chairman Chung Eui Sun, heir-apparent to South Korea's largest automaker, increased his stake in the automaker by buying shares...

Lentz to speak at World Congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
Jim Lentz, who led Toyota's recovery in North America from the dark days of its 2010 unintended-acceleration crisis and the pain of the 2011 Japan...


TALK FROM THE TOP: After years of rebuilding, Toyoda plans to expand

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
President Akio Toyoda is shifting Toyota Motor Corp. into expansion mode after years of dealing with crises and rebuilding.

Lutz places blame for VW scandal squarely on Piech

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
Bob Lutz figures he knows what's behind the diesel test-rigging scandal at Volkswagen.

VW's head of corporate communications to leave

3:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
Volkswagen's head of corporate communications has quit, the carmaker said on Monday, joining a wave of executive departures as a scandal over its...


Winners and losers in VW scandal

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
Volkswagen Group's diesel emissions scandal is so complex and wide-reaching that it will take months -- if not years -- before the company settles...

Automotive News Cover
Newsletters & Alerts
News by Brand