The 'junk bond king' held court at 4 a.m.Mon, 02, May 2016
Former Ford and Chrysler public relations chief Jason Vines is out with a new book - this one co-authored by former American Motors CEO Joe Cappy. The Last American CEO describes Chrysler's acquisition of AMC from Renault in 1987 - a momentous deal largely because then-Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca got his hands on Jeep.
VW whips up miracle view of U.S.Sun, 01, May 2016
The U.S. may be ground zero for Volkswagen's diesel scandal, but company executives proclaimed it the most important source of long-term growth for VW and said they are at work on a new brand strategy for the region.
Mini’s challenge: Growing while it shrinksSat, 30, Apr 2016
BMW's top executive for Mini, Peter Schwarzenbauer, says it will be tricky to launch a fifth nameplate that both attracts consumers and fits the brand's image.
From guy off the street to executive VPMon, 02, May 2016
Pettercq Witt, who was named executive vice president, operations, for BMW of North America last week, used a variety of gimmicks to get hired in the first place.
How Audi will move forward from scandalMon, 02, May 2016
In an interview, Stefan Knirsch, Audi's head of development, discusses the changes Audi has made in the aftermath of Volkswagen Group's diesel emissions-cheating scandal and his views on the future of diesels, e-motors and autonomous cars.
ALG chief: Millennials will drive strong leasingMon, 25, Apr 2016
Millennials are paying off their student loans and moving out of their parents' basements. That cohort's emphasis on affordability will continue to drive lease growth, Jim Nguyen, the new head of ALG, predicts in this Q&A.
John Irwin joins Automotive NewsMon, 25, Apr 2016
Automotive News has hired John Irwin as a general assignment reporter and Web producer.
Mazda trains dealers to lift customer loyaltyMon, 18, Apr 2016
Mazda has a fresh product portfolio stocked with crossovers. But its new North American chief says the brand still has work to do to elevate customers' experience and earn their loyalty.
BMW CEO Krueger joins Europe Congress lineupMon, 11, Apr 2016
BMW CEO Harald Krueger will be the keynote evening speaker at the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 8 in Munich.
Sausage brats spoil Daimler shareholders meetingMon, 11, Apr 2016
Last week, 5,500 Daimler AG shareholders attended the annual meeting and approved the biggest dividend in the automaker's long history. But two of the stakeholders nevertheless got into a fight at the buffet table over complimentary sausages, according to Bloomberg.
Kitty Van Bortel is Time dealer of the yearMon, 11, Apr 2016
Kitty Van Bortel is the 2016 Time Dealer of the Year. Van Bortel, 61, received the award at the National Automobile Dealers Associaton convention. She owns Van Bortel Subaru in Victor, N.Y.
Garagiola's 'Buy a car, get a check' pitch changed the gameMon, 04, Apr 2016
Joe Garagiola's passing last month at age 90 was followed by numerous tributes to the baseball catcher turned broadcast funnyman. Largely overlooked, though, was Garagiola's incidental yet instrumental role in automotive history.