A dreamer's impossible dream, achievedJuly 2
It's very difficult to buy a dealership. Say Patel didn't let that stop him.
Racing scenes inspire Mazda's top designerMay 22
When Mazda global design chief Ikuo Maeda was a boy, he saw the 1971 Steve McQueen racing epic Le Mans. The led to a passion for racing that feeds his creative side.
Carl Sewell is driven to connectJune 5
Retail legend Carl Sewell's battle with cancer changed the course of his dealership group — but the emphasis on connecting with customers remains.
IHS manager Jackson moves to supplier trade associationMay 29
The Original Equipment Suppliers Association has tapped IHS veteran Mike Jackson as its executive director of strategy and research.
Toyota's Leroy to speak next month at Europe congressMay 29
Didier Leroy, Toyota's highest ranking non-Japanese executive, will speak at the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 21 in Barcelona, Spain.
Carlos Tavares stays on trackMay 20
For PSA CEO Carlos Tavares, racing is perhaps more natural than running a global car company with annual revenues of $59 billion.
Toyota's CEO was satisfied with his car-guy status until he bumped heads with Hiromu NaruseMay 21
Akio Toyoda not only runs Toyota Motor Corp. but is its master driver, the final arbiter of what makes a Lexus a Lexus and a Toyota a Toyota. Knowing how to drive - no, race - a car makes him like no other CEO in the 79 years since his grandfather founded the company.
Why tiny Mazda rules amateur racingMay 21
Mazda's footprint in the auto industry is tiny. But its reach in the world of club and amateur racing is unparalleled.
The metamorphosis of C.J. WilsonMay 20
There's retiring, and then there's retiring at age 35 with millions of dollars in the bank and a passion for racing, owning and selling some of the world's most pedigreed car brands.
FCA design chief channels his 'inner racer'May 22
There's no disputing it -- Ralph Gilles is one of the coolest guys in the auto industry. But when does Fiat Chrysler Auto-mobiles' global head of design achieve peak cool?
Tasca family lives the 'win on Sunday' philosophyMay 22
The Tasca family of auto dealers claims its founder conceived the slogan "Win on Sunday, sell on Monday." It neatly sums up the business case for why dealers and automakers race.