Bob Rossiter, who helped build and rebuild seating giant Lear, dies at 69

11:28 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Former Lear CEO Bob Rossiter, who worked with the company for 40 years and led it through bankruptcy in 2009, died Sunday after a yearlong battle with cancer.

Frederick Standish, former director of PR for Nissan North America, dies

5:50 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Frederick Standish, who managed Nissan North America's corporate communications as it reinvented itself in Tennessee, has died at 65 after a long illness.

Ford of Europe boss aims for steady profits

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Ford of Europe increased vehicle sales 11 percent to 1.


At last, Opel sees breakeven on the horizon

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
This year Opel expects to break even financially after more than a decade of losses, finally rewarding parent General Motors' huge investment in its...

Chrissy Taylor named Enterprise COO

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2016
Christine "Chrissy" Taylor has been promoted to Enterprise Holdings Inc.'s COO, the company said today.

Dow CEO Liveris agrees to exit after DuPont merger

3:49 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2016
Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris will leave the company after the completion of its merger with DuPont Co.

CarMax CEO Tom Folliard to retire by end of year

10:34 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
CarMax CEO Tom Folliard will retire by the end of the year, the used-car retailer said today.


BMW's top tuner relishes his new role at Hyundai

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Hyundai, which began building its own engines only in 1991, has laid out a full-fledged product plan for its new Genesis luxury brand, with help from...

After record 2015, Porsche will keep growing, von Platen says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Porsche will review its global strategy in the middle of this year after easily surpassing its goal of 200,000 sales around the world in 2015.


12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Marc Lockhart, a second-generation auto dealer, died Jan. 16. He was 63.

Historian's trove gets personal with GM founder

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Lawrence Gustin, automotive historian and retired General Motors public relations manager, has donated historical documents regarding the early days...

Campbell-Ewald CEO Palmer terminated by parent company

10:52 am U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2016
Jim Palmer is out as CEO of Campbell Ewald, the Detroit ad agency known for its longtime ties to General Motors.

GM names executive to lead autonomous driving efforts

4:13 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2016
GM is reorganizing certain vehicle engineering operations to speed efforts to develop autonomous and electrified vehicles.

Ford CEO Fields joins IBM board as auto industry transforms

6:54 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2016
Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields is joining IBM's board of directors as the No. 2 U.S.


Johnson Controls' CEO brings his own scandal to Tyco

12:13 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2016
First came the affair. Then the Ponzi scheme. Now -- a $28.8 billion transaction involving two storied American corporations.


CEO Walker says Magna adapts to changes in a demanding industry

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
CEO Don Walker is leading Magna International Inc.


Yanfeng CEO Roters says supplier will prove itself as a global company

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, spawned when Johnson Controls packaged its interior trim unit into a joint venture with Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems...

FCA's next boss must survive the spin cycle

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says he'll step down in 2018 and in the meantime will spend a lot of time thinking about who should replace him.

Montezemolo: Where's my thank you?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
Luca di Montezemolo, Ferrari's former longtime chairman, says he was disappointed not to get a proper “thank you” when Ferrari's owner,...

New VW executive avoids the spotlight

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2016
In the struggle to win back the hearts and minds of American car buyers, Hinrich Woebcken is Volkswagen's new secret weapon - emphasis on secret.

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