A buy-sell that's built for the futureOct. 23
For Vinnie Johnson, a new game beckonsOct. 23
Ex-NBA star Vinnie Johnson's acquisition of Irvin Automotive Products could transform his privately held Piston Group into a major league auto industry supplier with a shot at supporting vehicle programs globally.
Battle between Piech, Porsche families highlighted in German documentaryOct. 20
Chinese-funded EV startup buys tech firm headed by former Tesla execOct. 19
Finbarr O'Neill to retire as CEO of J.D. Power; search for successor underwayOct. 11
Finbarr O'Neill plans to retire as CEO of JD Power in March 2018. Power's board has hired an executive search firm to help identify a successor for O'Neill, 65, who previously led Hyundai Motor America, Mitsubishi North America and Reynolds & Reynolds.
GM acquires lidar company StrobeOct. 9
Takata says $1.6 billion Key Safety deal to be signed within 2 weeksOct. 2
Key Safety Systems has agreed to terms on the purchase of assets of Takata, and final documents will be signed in less than two weeks. Takata had been stricken by a recall of its faulty vehicle airbags.
Hyundai, JLR contenders for FCA?Oct. 2
IHS Markit acquires automotiveMastermind in bid for behavior prediction technologySept. 26
Jaguar Land Rover said to scout for luxury brand, tech company dealsSept. 25
Jaguar Land Rover is scouting to buy rival luxury brands to diversify the range of vehicles it sells, and tech companies to help it boost its move into EVs and autonomous driving systems, Bloomberg reported.
Mitsubishi to beef up U.S. marketing, hires new agencySept. 21
Ratan Tata moves to secure his JLR prizeSept. 19
Ratan Tata's move to consolidate power at Tata Sons and secure ownership of Jaguar Land Rover looks like one of those boring shareholder resolutions that would go unremarked upon in an ordinary, closely held firm. But Tata Sons isn't a regular company.