John Riccardo, Chrysler CEO who helped recruit Iacocca, dies at 91Feb. 14, 2016
John J. Riccardo, the former accountant nicknamed The Flamethrower who rose rapidly to become chairman and CEO of Chrysler and later helped recruit Lee Iacocca to become his successor as the company's fortunes quickly soured in the late 1970s, died on Saturday. He was 91.
New York in '64 was no good for a car, except that MustangJuly 24
Riccardo's fwd bet was 'courageous choice'Feb. 22, 2016
1991 Iacocca: Trump ego has 'gone screw-loose'Oct. 10, 2016
The showdown over an SUVJune 19, 2016
The Last American CEO, a new book co-authored by ex-American Motors CEO Joe Cappy and former Ford and Chrysler public relations chief Jason Vines, describes Chrysler's acquisition of AMC from Renault in 1987 -- a momentous deal largely because then-Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca got his hands on Jeep.
The bean counter who could have changed auto historyJune 6, 2016
Fifty-six years after leaving Ford Motor Co., Robert McNamara still symbolizes the great divide in the auto industry between “bean counters” and “car guys,” a chasm that McNamara may be personally responsible for. But there was more to Mac's auto career than numbers.
Garagiola's 'Buy a car, get a check' pitch changed the gameApril 4, 2016
Joe Garagiola's passing last month at age 90 was followed by numerous tributes to the baseball catcher turned broadcast funnyman. Largely overlooked, though, was Garagiola's incidental yet instrumental role in automotive history.