Uber hires Google veteran Singhal to aid self-driving engineeringFri, 20, Jan 2017
Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies said it hired the man behind Google search to work closely with CEO Travis Kalanick and help grow the company's self-driving car program.
BMW design boss Habib is quitting automakerFri, 20, Jan 2017
BMW's design boss, Karim Habib, is leaving the automaker, a company source said. Habib's departure follows the exit of two other key designers, exacerbating a period of upheaval in BMW's design department.
Volkswagen's long road to a U.S. criminal settlementThu, 12, Jan 2017
Sixteen months after admitting in September 2015 that it cheated U.S. diesel emissions tests, Volkswagen is still battling regulatory investigations, investor and consumer lawsuits, and striving to rebuild its reputation.
Lawsuit alleges FCA discriminated against African-American managersTue, 17, Jan 2017
A former Fiat Chrysler manager who oversaw the automaker’s work-force diversity efforts has filed a federal suit alleging that the automaker systematically discriminates against nonunion African-American supervisors.
Fiat Chrysler names operating chiefs for China, Asia PacificWed, 11, Jan 2017
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles named Daphne Zheng as COO of China and Paul Alcala as the operating chief of Asia Pacific, excluding China.
Tesla taps Apple engineer for Autopilot softwareTue, 10, Jan 2017
Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. has hired a key Apple Inc. software engineer to oversee its Autopilot self-driving software efforts, Tesla said in a blog post Tuesday.
New CEO, same problemsSun, 25, Dec 2016
Since 1998, only two CEOs of Hyundai Motor America have lasted more than three years in the post. Dave Zuchowski's successor will need to be an especially skilled executive to surpass that record.