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Fuji CEO Yasuyuki Yoshinaga: As Subaru's sales skyrocket, its parent races to meet demand

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 21, 2015
Yasuyuki Yoshinaga, CEO of Subaru-maker Fuji Heavy Industries, talks about expanding capacity to meet the brand's breakneck sales growth, plans for a new three-row crossover and other matters in this Q&A.
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Mazda's CEO seeks to play product, pricing right in the U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015
Mazda CEO Masamichi Kogai is betting new product and a disciplined approach to incentives eventually will build brand value and lift sales. He explains in this Q&A with Automotive News.
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Mitsubishi's Masuko is banking on crossover-fueled rebound

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015
Mitsubishi Motors CEO Osamu Masuko aims to keep the automaker's U.S.

THE VW DIESEL CRISIS

Audi's Stadler says automaker will stay focused on 2020 goals despite diesel scandal

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015
Although the immediate priority in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal is to fix affected customers' vehicles and settle all issues with...

TAKAHIRO HACHIGO, CEO, HONDA MOTOR CO.

TALK FROM THE TOP: Hachigo steers back-to-basics strategy at Honda

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
Takahiro Hachigo took over as Honda Motor Co. CEO last June as the company was recovering from several body blows.

CARLOS GHOSN, CEO, NISSAN MOTOR CO.

TALK FROM THE TOP: Nissan's Ghosn confident of hitting 10% U.S. share

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
A Q&A with Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn -- Now 16 years into his leadership of Nissan Motor Co.

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GM's Barra: 'We can lead and disrupt others'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 26, 2015
In her first year as CEO, Mary Barra battled the demons of General Motors' past. In the second, she has been trying to predict far into the future.

JIM LENTZ, CEO, TOYOTA NORTH AMERICA

Plano pioneer: Lentz plots his next moves at Toyota

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
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DETLEV VON PLATEN, CEO, PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA

Porsche's U.S. boss prepares for more growth

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
Porsche's U.S. CEO expects this year to reach the brand's target of selling more than 50,000 vehicles in the U.S.

ALAN BATEY, GM NORTH AMERICA PRESIDENT

GM remains bullish but choosing a long-term view

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
Alan Batey says he wants growth but insists that General Motors won't chase market share or get into incentive wars, as it did in the past.

JOE HINRICHS, FORD PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAS

Ford sweated details to improve launches

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
When Ford began building the aluminum-bodied version of its most profitable vehicle last year, the automaker set out to avoid the glitches that had...

JOSE MUNOZ | CHAIRMAN, NISSAN NORTH AMERICA

Munoz says Nissan's 10% U.S. share in reach

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 4, 2015
Nissan Chairman Jose Munoz faces a difficult assignment: He must take Nissan and Infiniti to a combined 10 percent US market share by March 2017, up...

JOE HINRICHS INTERVIEW

Ford rides truck wave as small cars fizzle

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 4, 2015
After preparing for a future built on small cars, Ford is now straining to keep up with demand for SUVs and crossovers.

STEVE CANNON | CEO, MERCEDES-BENZ USA

At Mercedes, signs point to a strong year

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 4, 2015
Two years from now, Mercedes-Benz USA will be a different company with "a new level of energy," CEO Steve Cannon said.

MARK FIELDS, CEO, FORD MOTOR CO.

Fields forges ahead as Ford faces new competition

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
Mark Fields spent his first few months as Ford Motor Co.

OSAMU MASUKO, CEO, MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORP.

Masuko aims to build on Mitsubishi's momentum

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
Osamu Masuko, at the helm of beleaguered Mitsubishi Motors Corp. for nearly a decade, wrapped up a hard-fought restructuring this year.

YASUYUKI YOSHINAGA, PRESIDENT, FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES

Subaru boss: Strong growth brings new challenges

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
Hot-selling Subaru is going from strength to strength under Yasuyuki Yoshinaga, president of Subaru maker Fuji Heavy Industries.

HAKAN SAMUELSSON, CEO, VOLVO

Upbeat outlook for Volvo in U.S., China, Europe

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014
Hakan Samuelsson, who took over as Volvo's CEO two years ago, has begun a turnaround at the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker.

MASAMICHI KOGAI, CEO, MAZDA MOTOR CORP.

Mazda chief: Profit trumps volume, market share

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014
In June, Masamichi Kogai marked his first anniversary as Mazda Motor Corp.

Barra Q&A: At GM, the biggest changes are just beginning

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014
Mary Barra was just weeks into her job as the first female CEO of a global automaker when General Motors was consumed by a safety crisis now linked...

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