BMW's Willisch to retire Aug. 1 as Americas chief

After 21 years with BMW, including six in the U.S., Ludwig Willisch will retire as the company's Americas chief as of Aug. 1. The retirement of Willisch, 61, had been expected.

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VW exec Oliver Schmidt expected to plead guilty in emissions cheating case

Oliver Schmidt, one of the eight VW executives charged in the automaker's diesel emissions scandal, plans to plead guilty on August 4 in U.S. District Court in Detroit, a court spokesman said.


Henrik Fisker tries, tries again

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