First Shift: Hyundai, Kia idle plants in Irma's pathSept. 11
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.
Accord gets the goodies, while Acura waitsAug. 13
AutoNews Now: Subaru's Ascent back into hot segmentApril 12
Mendel's exit at Honda elevates U.S. newcomerFeb. 27
AutoNews Now: Leadership shift at American HondaFeb. 21
Honda's Mendel to retire April 1; Conrad gets top roleFeb. 21
John Mendel, an auto industry veteran who steered Honda and Acura through the Takata airbag crisis, is retiring as executive vice president of American Honda's auto divisions, effective April 1. His duties will be taken over by Jeff Conrad, general manager of the Honda division.
Honda's Ridgeline lesson: Looks matterMay 15, 2016
Honda learned the hard way with the original Ridgeline that you can be innovative with the features and bones of a truck, but not the design. It took that lesson to heart while developing the latest model.