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Audi Board to Discuss Diesel Scandal Raids, CEO’s Conduct

March 22, 2017 at 8:23 AM

Audi AG’s supervisor board plans to meet on March 29 to question senior managers about last week’s diesel scandal-related raids by prosecutors of the company’s offices and factories, sources tell Reuters.

Uber’s President Quits After 6 Months

March 21, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Jeff Jones has abruptly quit as president of Uber Technologies Inc. after six months on the job. Some reports suggest he left after not being considered for the ride-hailing company’s new chief operating officer position.

Piech Could Sell Porsche SE Stake by May

March 20, 2017 at 12:15 AM

Former Volkswagen AG Chairman Ferdinand Piech could sell his €1.1 billion ($1.2 billion) stake in Porsche Automobil Holding SE, the company that controls VW, by the end of May, according to Bild am Sonntag.

Piech in Talks to Sell Porsche SE Stake

March 17, 2017 at 11:54 AM

Porsche Automobil Holding SE, which owns a controlling stake in Volkswagen AG, confirms it is in talks with former VW Chairman Ferdinand Piech to sell his 14.7% share in the holding company.

Enzo Ferrari to Get the Wolverine Treatment?

March 13, 2017 at 9:46 AM

Film actor Hugh Jackman is said to be in talks to play Enzo Ferrari in the long-rumored movie about the legendary automotive icon, reports Deadline.

Lynn Vojvodich Joins Ford Board

March 10, 2017 at 10:25 AM

Ford Motor Co. has elected tech industry veteran Lynn Vojvodich to the company’s board of directors, effective April 1.

Tesla Names Chief Information Officer

March 08, 2017 at 4:16 AM

Tesla Inc. has hired Gary Clark, a former PR and IT chief at network design and management service provider Juniper Networks Inc., as its chief information officer.

Nissan’s New CEO Vows to Speed Management Processes

March 08, 2017 at 3:52 AM

Hiroto Saikawa, who will take over as CEO of Nissan Motor Co. on April 1, tells reporters he intends to accelerate the company’s management procedures and expand efforts to diversify its leadership.