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Ex-Saturn exec takes over sales at Nissan

Christian Meunier takes a global No. 2 post at Infiniti, while a former Saturn executive steps in to lead Nissan's U.S. sales and marketing.

Nissan's Diaz takes Mitsubishi role

Fred Diaz has moved below the radar screen to Nissan's new partner Mitsubishi where he will be in charge of performance optimization.

UPDATED: 10/23/17 10:56 am ET - adds confirmation

Mitsubishi plans for U.S. growth -- alone, for now

Mitsubishi's new three-year business plan identifies a United States resurgence as a key target. But lingering antitrust concerns under Nissan's new control will mean doing it alone.

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New Mitsubishi plan targets 30% jump in revenue

Mitsubishi unveiled a three-year plan to boost global vehicle sales by 40 percent and revenue by more than 30 percent as it rebounds from a fuel economy scandal by strengthening its utility vehicle lineup and targeting rapid growth in the U.S., China and Southeast Asia.

Dealer Don Flow: We must retool retail

Dealers can reshape auto retailing by embracing new business models and developing value propositions that meet the needs of today's consumers, says Don Flow, CEO of Flow Automotive Cos.

Hyundai borrows from 2009 marketing playbook

Hyundai Motor America CMO Dean Evans predicts that with new vehicles luring first-time Hyundai shoppers and the Shopper Assurance program promoting loyalty, Hyundai could post a 10 percent sales gain over 2017.

After September sales surge, what's next?

Like a bolt from the blue, the U.S. auto selling pace in September turned hotter than any month in the last 12 years. Automakers and analysts have a number of reasons why it happened. The more important question: Will it continue?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Cadillac House is not so Cadillac

I’ve been following Cadillac for 15 years and note that sales for 2017 will be below 2014, so I need not ask what all the "Cadillac House" buzz has done for sales.

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