Can Volvo play small ball?Sun, 29, May 2016
Volvo's first entry into the compact crossover segment, the XC40 arriving late next year, is meant to the Swedish brand to capitalize on the market's seeming unquenchable thirst for these vehicles. It will be a key element in Volvo's push to grow its volume in the U.S.
Renault-Nissan's savior Ghosn turns his attention to MitsubishiSat, 28, May 2016
Carlos Ghosn turned around Renault and Nissan in the late 1990s. Now he must work his magic on scandal-hit Mitsubishi after Nissan took a controlling stake in the smaller company.
Molinaroli will lead JCI-Tyco for 18 months; successor namedFri, 27, May 2016
Johnson Controls Inc. CEO Alex Molinaroli, who has steered his company away from the automotive seating and interiors businesses during his two-and-a-half-year tenure, will serve as CEO for the combined JCI-Tyco International for 18 months.
Bill Ford's connections with Flex-N-Gate owner help land Detroit plantWed, 25, May 2016
Two auto industry executives with ties to NFL football franchises -- Bill Ford of the Detroit Lions and Shahid Khan of the Jacksonville Jaguars -- played key roles in bringing a top-tier auto parts plant to Detroit.
Former Texas dealer fails in bid to overturn U.S. money laundering sentenceFri, 27, May 2016
A suburban Dallas ex-dealer has failed to overturn his 188-month prison term in a money laundering conspiracy that enabled drug dealers, pimps and other criminals to pay cash for luxury vehicles without reporting the transactions to the IRS.
Alfa will start Europe sales of 'make or break' Giulia next monthFri, 27, May 2016
Alfa Romeo is pinning its revival hopes on the Giulia, which will go on sale in Europe next month. The credibility of the brand's revival depends on the car, Fiat Chrysler Chief Technology Officer Harald Wester said.
Porsche names IT expert Koslowski as head of a new digital unitFri, 27, May 2016
Porsche named automotive IT expert Thilo Koslowski as head of a newly created digital unit tasked with developing new products and services for the brand.
BMW to appoint new finance and purchasing chiefs, report saysThu, 26, May 2016
BMW plans to appoint new finance and purchasing chiefs as CEO Harald Krueger builds a younger management team to lead the automaker into the future, a German business magazine reported today.
VW targets $1.1 billion in savings from MAN, Scania integrationThu, 26, May 2016
Volkswagen Group boosted its target for cost cuts at its trucks division to $1.1 billion as cooperation between its Scania and MAN units makes progress after years of tepid results.
Can traffic deaths be eliminated?Sat, 21, May 2016
Getting to zero traffic fatalities may be unattainable, safety advocates concede. But they say it is possible to virtually eliminate the 30,000-plus annual highway deaths in the U.S.
McLaren charts big investment for big growthMon, 23, May 2016
McLaren Automotive has achieved in seven years what few British luxury brands have managed over far longer periods: consistent profitability. CEO Mike Flewitt talks about the challenges ahead.
Penske rolls out online shopping across U.S.Mon, 23, May 2016
Penske Automotive Group's Preferred Purchase online shopping tool will be available on all 115 of its U.S. dealerships' websites by month end.