Gazoo points way for sportier ToyotaSept. 23
AutoNews Now: VW tries CEO bull sessions to engage workersSept. 22
Painter's startup takes on leasingSept. 11
Volkswagen chairman won't rule out outsider as next CEOSept. 22
Waymo's Krafcik, coach Saban to keynote 2018 NADASept. 21
Employee meetings with CEO aim to soften VW's imageSept. 22
VW aims to overcome a reputation as a secretive and autocratic company by introducing a "Meeting Mueller" program which allows employees to pose questions directly to the CEO. Matthias Mueller hints VW is working on new responsibilities for the board and that the company will use fewer consultants and rely on internal expertise.
First Shift: Report: Bentley CEO Duerheimer to step downSept. 22
Bentley CEO to step down, report saysSept. 22
Bentley Motors CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer is planning to step down and will be replaced by Adrian Hallmark, currently head of strategy at British rival Jaguar Land Rover, a German magazine reported Friday.
AutoNews Now: Daimler spending $1B to make EVs in Ala.Sept. 21
Volvo, taking aim at Lexus, BMW and Audi, packs XC40 with firstsSept. 21
Volvo breaks new ground with the XC40, its first model in the fast-growing premium compact crossover segment that will challenge the Lexus NX, BMW X3 and Audi Q3. It's Volvo's first model with inductive charging for mobile phones and the first to offer a car-sharing option.
Daimler plans $1B investment in Ala. to build EQ electric utility vehiclesSept. 21
Daimler AG is investing an additional $1 billion in its U.S. factory in Vance, Ala., expanding the 20-year-old site to build fully electric utility vehicles under its EQ subbrand along with their battery packs.