Porsche r&d chief Hatz to leave company; Steiner named successorTue, 03, May 2016
Porsche said its development chief, Wolfgang Hatz, has left the company amid parent VW Group's emissions scandal. His successor is Michael Steiner, the brand's head of quality management.
Porsche picks new r&d chief as suspended Hatz quitsTue, 03, May 2016
Porsche AG's supervisory board has appointed Michael Steiner as new head of r&d, replacing Wolfgang Hatz who will leave the sports-car maker at his own request.
FCA's Marchionne adds Ferrari CEO title after Felisa retiresMon, 02, May 2016
Ferrari appointed Chairman Sergio Marchionne to replace Amedeo Felisa as CEO with "immediate effect," adding yet another title for the Italian-Canadian manager, who also runs Fiat Chrysler.
Ito named CEO of Denso International AmericaFri, 29, Apr 2016
Kenichiro Ito has been named CEO of Denso International America as part of several top management changes at the Japanese auto parts supplier, the company said in a press release.
Auto industry must do more to close gender gap in leadership roles, report findsThu, 28, Apr 2016
The auto industry must do more if it wants to close the gender gap in its leadership positions, a report released today found. The survey was conducted by EY, a consulting firm.
Volvo announces 3 regional executive moves in U.S.Wed, 27, Apr 2016
Volvo Car USA has announced three executive changes in its regional structure effective May 1.
BMW promotes Petter Witt to N.A. vice president of operationsTue, 26, Apr 2016
BMW has rewarded a regional manager who “fully embraced” the automaker's efforts to create its Future Retail dealership standards. Petter Witt becomes executive vice president, operations, in North America, effective May 1.
GM director Girsky to leave board after 7 yearsFri, 22, Apr 2016
Steve Girsky, the one-time Wall Street analyst and UAW adviser who ascended to one of the top executive spots at General Motors during its recovery from bankruptcy, will retire from GM's board in June.
IAC promotes two execs to head N.A., Europe operationsWed, 20, Apr 2016
International Automotive Components today named Maurice Sessel and Kelli Carney to run its North American and European operations, respectively.
Apple hires Tesla engineer to head car project, report saysTue, 19, Apr 2016
Apple hired former Tesla Motors vice president of vehicle engineering Chris Porritt to work on "special projects" related to the tech giant’s electric car initiative, website Electrek reported today.
Ghosn will give up AvtoVAZ chairmanship amid restructuringMon, 18, Apr 2016
Renault-Nissan said its CEO Carlos Ghosn will give up the chairmanship of AvtoVAZ, a further sign that the alliance's hold on the Russian automaker, in which it holds a majority share, has been weakened by recent tensions over AvtoVAZ's restructuring.
Porsche appoints Gartner expert to drive new technology developmentsThu, 14, Apr 2016
Porsche has hired a specialist from U.S. information technology industries consultant Gartner to lead the development of online connectivity in its sports cars, the company said.