Mercedes names new U.S. sales GM in management shuffleWed, 24, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz USA is shuffling some senior managers to new jobs. Bart Herring becomes general manager of sales operations, overseeing the development and implementation of all policies, programs and activities in support of new-vehicle sales and objectives. Herring also will head up sales volume planning.
Daimler adopts Silicon Valley tactics to counter new rivalsWed, 24, Aug 2016
Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques in a drive to speed up decision making, empower staff and fend off new rivals such as electric-vehicle maker Tesla Motors.
Borgward turns to Daimler again to fill top engineering rolesWed, 24, Aug 2016
Borgward, the German brand being revived with Chinese backing, has once again tapped former Daimler executives in its latest round of management hiring.
Consumer interest in automotive technology, safety is growing, survey showsWed, 24, Aug 2016
As the list of available automotive tech features gets longer, consumer interest in such features has reflected advancements, a new survey shows.
NADA seeks donations to help dealership families affected by floodsTue, 23, Aug 2016
National Automobile Dealers Association President Peter Welch is asking dealerships across the U.S. to donate $1,000 each to NADA's Emergency Relief Fund and is hoping to raise $2 million total for dealership employees affected by the floods in Louisiana.
Cadillac Escala concept shows hints of the futureMon, 22, Aug 2016
After teasing the public with dramatic and unlikely concept cars in two previous years, Cadillac used this year's Monterey Car Week to glimpse into a future that will actually happen.
Uber's point man on automated driving came from FordMon, 22, Aug 2016
If Sherif Marakby is successful managing the transformation of a fleet of 100 Volvo XC90s into self-driving vehicles, it could put Uber in the lead in the race to commercialize autonomous driving.
ObituaryMon, 22, Aug 2016
Ernie Lofton, former head of the UAW's Ford department, died Aug. 4. He was 84.
The public dealerships are buying -- and sellingMon, 22, Aug 2016
In the first half of 2016, the public dealership groups sold nearly as many dealerships as they acquired, according to "The Blue Sky Report," a quarterly publication by dealership buy-sell adviser Erin Kerrigan.
Akerson: Trump can't be our CEOMon, 22, Aug 2016
Former GM CEO Dan Akerson endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for president and sharply criticized Donald Trump.
Lutz adds to Corvette rumor millMon, 15, Aug 2016
The Corvette rumor mill in Detroit is spinning at high rpms this summer. Former General Motors product czar Bob Lutz speculates about a plug-in hybrid version, and a Cadillac sports car to replace the XLR.
Audi replaces exec ahead of plant opening in Mexico, reports sayFri, 19, Aug 2016
Audi has replaced Mattias Rust, the human resources chief at its new Mexico factory, shortly before the plant's opening, German media reports said. Rust was replaced because of "irregularities," the reports said.