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Ghosn Steps Down as CEO at Nissan

February 23, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Carlos Ghosn has turned over his role as CEO at Nissan Motor Co. to Hiroto Saikawa, who has been the company’s co-CEO since last October.

Honda Names New N. American Sales Chief

February 21, 2017 at 3:25 PM

Honda Motor Co. has named Jeff Conrad, general manager of its Honda division in North America, as executive vice president of Acura and Honda sales in the region, effective April 1.

J.D. Power Hires Former FCA Quality Chief

February 21, 2017 at 8:31 AM

Doug Betts has been named senior vice president of global automotive operations for market analysts J.D. Power and Associates, where he will be responsible for leading the unit’s strategy and operations.

CAW Founder Bob White Dies

February 20, 2017 at 4:30 PM

Bob White, a founder of the Canadian Auto Workers union, has died at age 81.

Audi Fires 4 Diesel Engineers

February 20, 2017 at 2:20 PM

Audi AG confirms it has fired four engineers in its diesel unit for “gross breach of duty,” Automotive News Europe reports.

Pruitt Confirmed to Head EPA

February 17, 2017 at 5:05 PM

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt, a long-time challenger of federal environmental regulations, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

Federal-Mogul Names New Co-CEO

February 16, 2017 at 2:22 PM

Federal-Mogul Holdings LLC has named Bradley Norton as co-CEO and CEO of the company’s parts division, effective March 8.

Ex-GM Autonomous-Driving Researcher Joins Hyundai

February 13, 2017 at 1:53 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has hired Jin-woo Lee, a research leader in self-driving technology development at General Motors Co. for the past 11 years, to run its advanced driver-assistance system development effort.

UPDATE: Bernhard Quits at Daimler

February 10, 2017 at 1:07 PM

Wolfgang Bernhard, who headed Daimler AG’s truck and bus business for the past three years, has quit the management board and left the company.