Volkswagen chairman won't rule out outsider as next CEOSept. 22
Kia hires ex-BMW designer as styling chiefSept. 14
O'Connell leaves TeslaSept. 18
Tesla's vice president of business development, Diarmuid O'Connell, departsSept. 13
Nissan promotes manufacturing exec Martin to Alliance roleSept. 13
American Honda's Conrad to retireSept. 11
Jeff Conrad, a 35-year veteran at American Honda, is retiring as senior vice president of the company's automobile division on Dec. 1. He will be replaced by an outsider, Henio Arcangeli Jr., former president of Yanmar North America.