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A roundup of reactions from auto industry leaders following the death of AutoNation founder Wayne Huizenga.
Wayne Huizenga, who transformed the auto-retailing landscape in the United States when he founded the company that became AutoNation, died Thursday at age 80 after a long battle with cancer.
Tom Benson, a longtime car dealer who bought the New Orleans Saints football team and New Orleans Pelicans basketball team, died on March 15 at age 90.
Japan's business aristocracy attended the recent memorial service for the late Toyota president Tatsuro Toyoda, including diplomats, prime ministers, suppliers, dealers and labor leaders.
Jenny Wegner, a fourth-generation owner of the oldest Buick dealership in the U.S., died Feb. 4. She was 62
Former General Motors executive Blair Thompson, who helped lay the foundation for parts supplier Delphi Automotive, died Jan. 29. He was 89.
Legendary race car driver Dan Gurney played a major role in one of Ford Motor Co.'s greatest eras — its racing success under Henry Ford II and Lee Iacocca in the 1960s.
Of NUMMI's many lessons, none were more important than to show that a new type of working relationship between labor and management was not only possible but necessary.
Tatsuro Toyoda, whose short tenure as president of Toyota Motor in the 1990s was marked by health issues, died Dec. 30 of pneumonia, the company said. He was 88.
Tatsuro Toyoda, the second son of Toyota Motor Corp.'s founder and whose short tenure as the company president in the 1990s was marked by health issues, has died at 88.
William Agee was a well known youthful CEO in the automotive world in the 1970s and 1980s, but his success was dulled by the kind of workplace scandal that continues to make headlines today.
Kenichi Yamamoto, the former Mazda Motor Corp. president and chairman who commercialized the rotary engine, died Dec. 20, outside Tokyo at age 95.
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