Fiat scion positions his firm to help value brands Tata, IkeaJune 14
Star power in TurinJune 11
Industry leaders and Europe’s Rising Stars were in the spotlight at the 21st Automotive News Europe Congress last week at Italdesign outside Turin. Speakers included Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer, Waymo boss John Krafcik and Fiat heir Lapo Elkann, founder and CEO of Garage Italia.
Aston CEO: Mass market must adapt or dieJune 11
Andy Palmer, addressing the Automotive News Europe Congress, sounded the same worrisome themes about industry economics made famous by Sergio Marchionne, with a bit of Bob Lutz's doomsday talk thrown in.
Waymo passes a milestoneJune 11
Waymo's vehicles have passed the 7-million-mile mark of fully autonomous driving on public roads, CEO John Krafcik says. The head of Alphabet's self-driving subsidiary also said Waymo wants to expand to Europe.