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U.S. driver data rules are not tough enough for Europe
4:56 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17
Privacy protection guidelines agreed to last week in the U.S. will not become a global template because they fall short of what is required in Europe to keep driver data ...


How to humanize autonomous driving
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11
Self-driving cars are coming, but few people will hand over control to the vehicle unless the computer can match the way they like to drive. ...


Upbeat outlook for Volvo in U.S., China, Europe
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10
Hakan Samuelsson, who took over as Volvo's CEO two years ago, has begun a turnaround at the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker. Through nine months, Volvo's global sales ros ...


Volvo CEO predicts positive 2015 in Europe, U.S.
Nov. 4, 2014 06:30 CET
Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson has helped turn around the Swedish automaker, which is now growing at a faster rate than BMW, Audi and Mercedes in Europe and China. ...


XC90 boosts Volvo CEO's belief in e-commerce
6:41 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2
Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson's belief in e-commerce got a huge boost because of the XC90. ...


Tavares, Palmer, Gales ready to shine in new CEO roles
2:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30
A year ago Carlos Tavares was unemployed, Andy Palmer was Nissan's planning chief and Jean-Marc Gales was leading supplier group CLEPA. All three are now CEOs ready to st ...


Tavares, Palmer, Gales ready to shine in new CEO roles
2:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30
A year ago Carlos Tavares was unemployed, Andy Palmer was Nissan's planning chief and Jean-Marc Gales was leading supplier group CLEPA. All three are now CEOs ready to st ...


Opel shakes up operations in Russia
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22
Opel will reduce output at its St. Petersburg plant to one shift, because of the Ukraine crisis. It will operate the plant a total of 16 days in the three-month period fr ...


Opel shakes up Russia operations
Sept. 16, 2014 09:30 CET | UPDATED: Sept. 16 14:36 CET - adds further details
Opel will reorganize its Russian operations in response to difficult market conditions amid the crisis over Ukraine. The GM subsidiary will reduce output at its St. Peter ...


Grupo Antolin's goal: 'World's largest interiors supplier'
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15
Grupo Antolin -- already global No. 1 for vehicle headliners -- wants to become the world's largest supplier of automotive interiors. ...


Grupo Antolin aims to be the world's No. 1 interiors supplier
Sept. 8, 2014 06:15 CET
Grupo Antolin wants to become the world's largest supplier of automotive interiors, passing rivals such as Magna International, Faurecia and Johnson Controls. The Spain-b ...


Mazda MX-5 restores love at first sight
6:28 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4
The new Mazda MX-5 instantly reignited a fire in this longtime Miata co-owner. It's a feeling that the current model -- with its odd-shaped hood and gaping mouth -- could ...


Tough times for Carlos Ghosn
4:49 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has had three highly skilled leaders leave the alliance since last August. Nissan Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer is the latest top-ran ...


Tough times for Carlos Ghosn
4:49 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has had three highly skilled leaders leave the alliance since last August. Nissan Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer is the latest top-ran ...


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