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Francois to speak at congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Olivier Francois, FCA's chief marketing officer who has been the driving force behind several highly praised and high-impact advertising campaigns in Europe and the United States, will speak at the...... Read More »

VW board demanded Piech go after learning of secret plot

8:44 pm U.S. ET | April 26, 2015
Ferdinand Piech, who resigned as chairman of Volkswagen over the weekend, sowed the seeds of his own demise by reneging on a deal to support CEO Martin Winterkorn and secretly plotting to oust him...... Read More »

Piech's reign ends after 500-mile trek to German city that once honored him

1:47 pm U.S. ET | April 26, 2015
Ferdinand Piech's two decades of unyielding authority over Volkswagen ended after a 500-mile journey to Braunschweig, a small city in central Germany...... Read More »

Piech resigns as VW chairman after failing to oust CEO

12:38 pm U.S. ET | April 25, 2015
Ferdinand Piech, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as chairman on Saturday after losing a showdown with CEO Martin...... Read More »

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Ruthless VW patriarch Piech overplays last hand, ending era

8:29 pm U.S. ET | April 25, 2015
Ferdinand Piech's iron-fisted rule over Volkswagen helped him build an empire spanning fuel-efficient city cars to 40-ton trucks, but in the end he...... Read More »

GM paid Barra $16.2 million in 2014

11:00 am U.S. ET | April 24, 2015
GM CEO Mary Barra received $16.2 million in total compensation during her first year leading the automaker, GM said in a regulatory filing today.... Read More »

Mercedes' Cannon recruits fellow execs for a personal mission

11:34 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2015
A few months ago, Steve Cannon called on the heads of Group 1 and AutoNation for big favors -- and it had nothing to do with selling more cars.... Read More »

Sheila Vaden-Williams, former head of minority auto dealers association, dies at age 55

11:20 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2015
Sheila Vaden-Williams, former president of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers, died Sunday. She was 55.... Read More »

Phil Martens out as CEO of aluminum supplier Novelis

1:56 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Top aluminum rolled products maker Novelis announced Monday the surprise departure of CEO Philip Martens -- a former rising star executive at Ford --...... Read More »

RICHARD JOHNSON

Piech's career battles will be his legacy

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Ferdinand Piech started out his career with a pretty serious rivalry -- tangling with cousin Ferdinand "Butzi" Porsche, designer of the 911.... Read More »

U.S. at the center of VW's crisis in Germany

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
The turmoil that nearly cost Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn his job last week is rooted in the company's travails in the U.S.... Read More »

Mini and Rolls leader to speak at congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
BMW board member Peter Schwarzenbauer, who is leading Mini and Rolls-Royce through periods of major change, will speak at the Automotive News Europe...... Read More »

ROGER WOOD, CEO, DANA CORP.

Financially strong Dana on hunt for acquisitions

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Seven years after Dana Corp. emerged from bankruptcy, the supplier is looking for acquisitions.... Read More »

DANIEL SANDBERG, CEO, BREMBO NORTH AMERICA

Brembo thrives on growing performance market

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Brembo, the Italian brake manufacturer, is on a roll. The company's global 2014 revenue grew 15 percent to nearly $2.20 billion.... Read More »

JAMES VERRIER, CEO, BORGWARNER

Electrification 'friend,' not threat, to BorgWarner

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
BorgWarner CEO James Verrier, 52, sees electrification of the powertrain as a positive for his company despite the supplier's heavy reliance on parts...... Read More »

De Niro starts the engines on Ferrari film

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Fans of Enzo Ferrari have waited a long time for a biopic of the great man.... Read More »

VW's top board group backs Winterkorn as 'best possible' CEO

6:39 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2015
Volkswagen AG's supervisory board leadership panel backed CEO Martin Winterkorn, defusing a power struggle with Chairman Ferdinand Piech in saying...... Read More »

Fiat goes Dutch with first annual investor meeting in Amsterdam

6:38 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2015
After a century of meeting in Italy, Fiat shareholders convened today in Amsterdam, swapping the company's Lingotto factory with its rooftop...... Read More »

Frank Audette, longtime Detroit area Cadillac dealer, dead at 90

3:28 pm U.S. ET | April 16, 2015
Frank Audette, the creator of the Troy Motor Mall and founder of the former Audette Cadillac dealership in suburban Detroit, died April 10. He was 90.... Read More »

Marchionne will show data supporting industry need for consolidation

11:51 am U.S. ET | April 15, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne says he will produce data to back up his ongoing calls for consolidation in the auto industry.... Read More »

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