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Nissan needs to be in the fast lane on self-driving tech, Ghosn says

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014
Nissan Motor Corp. CEO Carlos Ghosn, who last year pledged to have self-driving cars ready by 2020, readily admits that the technology is a "long way from commercial reality" and a "regulatory minefield." That is exactly why he wants to hit the technology hard and fast right now....
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Obituary

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 7, 2014
Paul Miller, a Kentucky Ford dealer, died June 27. He was 92....
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NX chief on re-engineering the RAV4 for luxury

11:00 pm U.S. ET | July 6, 2014
Lexus NX Chief Engineer Takeaki Kato oversaw development of the second-generation Lexus IS sedan and the current RX crossover....
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Longtime Rhode Island dealer Bob Rizzo dies

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014
Longtime dealer Bob Rizzo died May 22. He was 71....
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FACE 2 FACE

Ex-Toyota, Dana exec Gary Convis: 'I failed' ... at retiring

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 28, 2014
Gary Convis called it a career when he turned 65 in 2007 as head of Toyota engineering and manufacturing in North America in Erlanger, Ky. A couple of failed retirements later, Convis is still at it. This time, he's part of the management team of Bloom Energy, where he is applying Toyota manufacturing ideas to the production of power-generation equipment....
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Who's in charge at Cadillac?

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014
Last week, Cadillac's U.S. sales chief, Bill Peffer, left abruptly after less than 10 months in the job, the third head of sales to leave in two years. Dealers desperate for some stability will have to wait for that promise....
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Donald Pearson, former Chrysler regional manager, passes away at 92

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
Donald Pearson, a former Southeastern area manager for Chrysler, died June 9....
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Bill Hoglund: Candid and charismatic

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
Bill Hoglund, who died on June 8 at age 79, was a new kind of General Motors executive. He was sometimes dangerously outspoken, and he liked to try new things....
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How GM critic Perot tried to recruit Hoglund

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
Bill Hoglund, who died June 8 at 79, was one of the first General Motors senior executives to speak frankly about a "culture problem" at GM. Had GM critic Ross Perot gained control of the company, Hoglund might have become his CEO....
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Q&A

Robertson: BMW's i subbrand will lift margins

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 7, 2014
There's a nice pricing advantage to be had for early entrants in new segments, says Ian Robertson, BMW Group board member in charge of BMW brand sales and marketing and group retail operations....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Robert Schnell

June 3, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through today a pair of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Sales non-OEM is Robert Schnell of Faurecia....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Lars Himmer

June 3, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe salutes the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through today two of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Sales OEM is Lars Himmer of VW Group....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Craig Price

June 2, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe salutes the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 two of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Purchasing is Craig Price of Dana....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Etienne Henry

June 2, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 a pair of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Marketing is Etienne Henry of Renault-Nissan....
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EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION

CEO pay, like the industry, is rising

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2014
PPG Industries CEO Charles Bunch exercised stock options to top the list of the 35 highest-paid CEOs at publicly traded North America-based automotive companies. Like many CEOs, he received the bulk of his compensation from stock option and stock award gains. Not every executive on the list had success in the market....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Patrice Bony

May 30, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 a pair of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Manufacturing is PSA's Patrice Bony....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Mike Bell

May 30, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe salutes the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 two of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for IT is Jaguar Land Rover's Mike Bell....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Gayla Cowie

May 29, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe salutes the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 two of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Human Resources is Gayla Cowie of Nissan....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Steve Zanlunghi

May 29, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 a pair of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for General Management is Fiat's Steve Zanlunghi....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes James Sheehan

May 28, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe salutes the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 two of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Finance is James Sheehan of Benteler Automotive....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Alexander Hitzinger

May 28, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 a pair of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Engineering is Porsche's Alexander Hitzinger....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Virgilio Fernandez Hernandez

May 27, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe salutes the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 two of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Design Interiors is Fiat's Virgilio Fernandez Hernandez....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Pierre Authier

May 27, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 a pair of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Design is Pierre Authier of Citroen....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Sandra van Tongern

May 26, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe salutes the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 two of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Communications is Ford of Europe's Sandra van Tongern....
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2014 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Fabrizio Curci

May 26, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 3 a pair of the 14 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Aftersales and Service is Fiat Chrysler's Fabrizio Curci....
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Special Report
Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

A Chrysler Group dealership chain is stripping away layers of management to sell cars faster. A Chevrolet-Cadillac store is enchanting customers through Disney training. Mon., July 21
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