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Ex-GM engineer Ray DeGiorgio to be deposed in ignition-switch lawsuit

3:58 pm U.S. ET | May 27, 2015
Former General Motors engineer Ray DeGiorgio will be deposed in June in the class-action filed by consumers against the automaker over the faulty ignition switches now linked to 107 deaths, Texas lawyer Bob Hilliard's office confirmed today.

Automotive News adds reporter

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Hannah Lutz has joined Automotive News as finance and insurance reporter, writing for the website, weekly print issue and weekly F&I newsletter. Lutz, 23, is based in Detroit.

Now that's what we call a hands-on executive

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
When one of Mark Reuss' classic cars needs a bit of roadside repair, he doesn't reach for a cell phone.

Lynn Tilton, Patriarch Partners named in investor fraud suit

6:22 pm U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
Lynn Tilton, the CEO of Dura Automotive and the so-called Diva of Distressed who's already defending SEC claims of overcharging customers by almost...

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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Mopar head Gorlier gets additional component role

2:16 pm U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
Pietro Gorlier, the head of Fiat Chrysler's global parts and service organization, has been named COO for components at the company.

Consensus-builder Krueger takes the reins at BMW

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
Charismatic consensus-building helped Harald Krueger become BMW's new chief executive.

LUDWIG WILLISCH, CEO, BMW OF NORTH AMERICA

Willisch is eager for more crossovers from Spartanburg

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
BMW of North America CEO Ludwig Willisch is focused on the hot-selling crossover segment.

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.

'Financial wizard' Robert O'Connell stabilized GMAC

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
Robert O'Connell, former CFO of General Motors and CEO and chairman of General Motors Acceptance Corp., died May 8 in Boston.

Book offers tasty tidbits on Tesla CEO

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, a new book by Businessweek reporter Ashlee Vance, is getting plenty of buzz - mainly...

GM's O'Connell was down but not defeated

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
Bob O'Connell, who died last week at 76, was among the casualties of the revolution at General Motors in 1992, the one that ushered in the Jack...

Munoz open to new Nissan dealers of all sizes

10:51 am U.S. ET | May 15, 2015
Nissan's North American chairman Jose Munoz says he doesn't care whether his future dealers are large chains, small family owners or non-U.S.

Ford profit decline poised for a reversal in 2015, Fields says

11:15 am U.S. ET | May 14, 2015
Ford CEO Mark Fields, presiding over his first annual meeting, addressed shareholder concern about the company's lagging stock by promising the...

Retiring GM director Isdell sees turnaround taking 10 years

2:03 pm U.S. ET | May 14, 2015
Retiring GM board member Neville Isdell has a parting message for CEO Mary Barra: Yes, GM has come a long way since the bankruptcy and is in capable...

Cadillac dealer Joe Stewart killed in Houston

11:34 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
A Cadillac dealer in Houston was shot and killed outside his home Thursday night, May 7, Houston police said.

Former GM CFO Robert O'Connell dies at 76

1:52 pm U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
Robert O'Connell, former CFO of General Motors and CEO and chairman of GMAC, died Friday in Boston. He was 76.

Lentz on Lexus: Few regrets

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
Toyota's North American CEO Jim Lentz says it would have been wiser for Lexus to have invested in a three-row crossover instead of the sporty RC...

Winterkorn vows to revamp VW

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn, who last month survived an attempted ouster by his boss, told 5,000 VW managers that he plans to restructure the...

Denise McCluggage has legacy as racing, journalism pioneer

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
Denise McCluggage, a pioneering motorsports journalist, race car driver and author who was “the heart and soul” of Autoweek magazine,...

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Nissan's Munoz: 'You grow or you go'

Nissan N.A. boss Jose Munoz continues to push U.S. dealers for a big jump in market share while deflecting complaints that his stair-step sales targets are too hard to achieve.
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