The auto industry lost memorable figures in 2014Mon, 05, Jan 2015
The auto industry lost some memorable people in 2014 -- among them, William Clay Ford Sr., General Motors' Bill Hoglund, and dealers Ron Tonkin and Sam Swope. Here's a look back at them and others who died this year.
Bob Thomas led Nissan in tough timesMon, 08, Dec 2014
Bob Thomas, who served as CEO of Nissan's U.S. sales company in the 1990s as the Japanese automaker veered into financial trouble, has died. Thomas died Nov. 23 in Hawaii after a brief illness, according to friends and former colleagues. He was 69.