Trump's auto guy will be trade pragmatistSun, 04, Dec 2016
Trump's pick of Wilbur Ross to head Commerce puts a powerful auto industry investor in a role where he will influence trade talks and the U.S. business climate. But Ross' business moves have not been purely Trumpian.
Robert MuellerMon, 28, Nov 2016
As the court-appointed special settlement master, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, 72, steered the talks that produced the record-setting $14.7 billion settlement of VW's 2.0-liter diesel emissions violations in a matter of months.
Melinda HolmanMon, 28, Nov 2016
What to make of these Fiat tweets?Mon, 28, Nov 2016
Vinnie JohnsonMon, 28, Nov 2016
They called Vinnie Johnson the "Microwave" back in his days as the Detroit Pistons' sixth man because of his ability to spring from the bench and quickly heat up the action. Lately, Johnson, 60, appears to be using the same skills in the auto business.
Tony CervoneMon, 28, Nov 2016
Frank FerraraMon, 28, Nov 2016
How about this for a tough assignment: Launch a brand-new customer care package for a brand-new luxury brand -- Genesis -- that competes against Mercedes, Audi, BMW and Lexus, roll it out at 800 dealerships nationwide, and get noticed.
Amnon ShashuaMon, 28, Nov 2016
The co-founder and chief technology officer of Mobileye stood up to Tesla's public attacks, countering that Tesla was "pushing the envelope in terms of safety" and asserting that Mobileye argued against Tesla's decision to allow its Autopilot system to offer hands-free driving.
Tim MahoneyMon, 28, Nov 2016
In June, Chevrolet hit Ford where it hurts -- in the aluminum bed of the F-150 pickup.
The pickup wars have always been intense, but rarely does an automaker call out a specific rival so brashly in public. Chevy bucked that convention with commercials showing the F-150 being gashed by concrete blocks and a falling toolbox.
Alan BateyMon, 28, Nov 2016
Ron LambMon, 28, Nov 2016
Steve KieferMon, 28, Nov 2016
After hitting a low point in 2013, General Motors' relations with suppliers are on the upswing. In May, Planning Perspectives Inc.'s annual purchasing report card gave GM, one of the six biggest automakers, a significantly better grade. Much of the credit goes to Steve Kiefer, who was named purchasing chief in 2014.