Executives
UPDATED: 10/23/18 9:57 pm ET - adds details

Ford appoints new China CEO, elevates China to stand-alone unit

Ford appointed a new head of its China operations to help turn around flagging sales in the world's largest auto market. It also announced several other China initiatives.

UPDATED: 10/19/18 2:03 pm ET - adds details

Geely 'corrects' rumors about presidential family ties

Geely Automobile Holdings, long the subject of speculation about its political ties, has moved to dispel a widely held belief its chairman's wife was related to Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Rivian ready to reveal first products in L.A.

The suburban Detroit electric-vehicle aspirant Rivian Automotive, spearheaded by car geek and MIT graduate RJ Scaringe, will show its first two models next month.

Ohioan in line to lead NADA

Ricart, 61, CEO of Ricart Automotive Group near Columbus, was elected last week as NADA's next vice chairman, putting him in line to become chairman in 2020.

UPDATED: 10/16/2018 12:36 pm ET - adds details
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, TrueCar investor, dies at 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft, a key supplier to the auto industry who used the fortune he made from the tech giant to invest in TrueCar, professional sports teams, cable TV and real estate, died on Monday. He was 65.


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