Nissan, Infiniti shuffle finance unit executives

Mark Kaczynski, after six years as president of Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp., is leaving his post to become vice president of administration and finance for Infiniti Motor Co., effective Aug. 1.

Can Kuhnt get BMW back on track?

BMW dealers say they need fresh product, more trucks, competitive lease rates and a return to the "Ultimate Driving Machine" days. They're looking at Bernhard Kuhnt for help.


Barra meets with Canada's Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with GM CEO Mary Barra in Canada to discuss job creation, but neither the government nor automaker released details about the discussions.

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Can Kuhnt get BMW back on track?

BMW dealers say they need fresh product, more trucks, competitive lease rates and a return to the "Ultimate Driving Machine" days. They're looking at Bernhard Kuhnt for help.

Congress takes field in Barcelona​

The European auto industry's movers and shakers gathered in Barcelona, Spain, for the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 20-21. They heard speakers and panelists discuss the future of the industry, mobility, changing consumer tastes and more.

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Germans build here,
 take profits home

Most of the German automakers' engineers work and live in Germany and all the profit they accumulate from Americans goes back to their home country.

Obituaries

Obituaries for Vic Edelbrock Jr., head of the high-performance auto parts company bearing his family's name, and Ralph Mahalak, a former dealer with stories in Michigan and Florida.

How Ford pulled up its quality score

The Ford brand achieved its highest initial-quality mark since the J.D. Power study started 30 years ago. Joe Hinrichs credits the turnaround to a series of moves begun in early 2013.

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