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AutoNation's Jackson, Magna's Stronach named to Automotive Hall of Fame

AutoNation's Mike Jackson, Toyota's Kiichiro Toyoda, Magna's Frank Stronach and Car Talk's Ray and Tom Magliozzi will be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame.


GM brings Cadillac back into the fold

In ousting Johan de Nysschen and replacing him with Steve Carlisle, a company loyalist in the vein of CEO Mary Barra, GM appears to be signaling its desire to bring Cadillac back into the fold under a single, unified corporate vision that emphasizes speed and measurable return on investment.

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UPDATED: 4/26/18 4:15 pm ET - adds stock close
Fiat Chrysler Q1 adjusted earnings rise 5% to $1.96 billion

Fixing a "challenging" launch of the new Ram 1500 pickup has cost FCA $300 million, but it didn't keep the automaker from posting a Q1 record adjusted earnings of $1.96 billion while cutting debt.

UPDATED: 4/26/18 10:30 am ET - clarification
AutoNation names 1st academic to board

AutoNation added the first academic and second woman to its board composed entirely of outside directors under CEO Mike Jackson.

Penske Q1 net soars behind broad gains

First-quarter net income at Penske Automotive Group soared 31 percent to $108 million, powered by profit gains across all areas of the auto retailer's business.

The Rising Stars and a superstar

An ageless Bob Lutz, former General Motors vice chairman and high flyer at Chrysler, Ford and BMW, addressed Automotive News’ automaker and supplier Rising Stars last week at the Detroit Athletic Club. At 86, Lutz is at the other end of the career spectrum from the fast climbers who were honored. But the industry’s always-enthused Methuselah managed to wow the young executives with a selection from his lifetime of insights.

GM brings Cadillac back into the fold

In ousting Johan de Nysschen and replacing him with Steve Carlisle, a company loyalist in the vein of CEO Mary Barra, GM appears to be signaling its desire to bring Cadillac back into the fold under a single, unified corporate vision that emphasizes speed and measurable return on investment.


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