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Ex-Mitsubishi Strategist to Join PSA?

September 13, 2019 at 4:51 PM

Vincent Cobee, who left Mitsubishi Motors Corp. in April, is joining PSA Group, according to Reuters.

Genesis Hires Former Lambo Designer

September 13, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has appointed Filippo Perini to head its Genesis luxury brand’s advanced design studio in Europe.

Nissan CEO Saikawa to Step Down Next Week

September 09, 2019 at 9:18 AM

Nissan Motor Co. says CEO Hiroto Saikawa will resign on Sept. 16 and be replaced temporarily by Chief Operating Office Yasuhiro Yamuchi.

Head of Nissan’s Ghosn Inquiry Quits Suddenly

September 09, 2019 at 12:03 AM

Christina Murray, who for five months led Nissan Motor Co.’s internal investigation of alleged financial wrongdoing by former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, has resigned unexpectedly, sources tell Automotive News.

Ghosn’s First Trial May Start in March-April

September 06, 2019 at 3:16 PM

Carlos Ghosn’s first trial on charges of financial wrongdoing at Nissan Motor Co. will probably start in March or April, sources tell The Nikkei.

VW Installs New Chief for Mobility Services Unit

September 06, 2019 at 2:10 PM

Volkswagen AG has named Robert Henrich to head its MOIA mobility services unit.

Kia Lands Luxury Car Design Guru

September 06, 2019 at 8:25 AM

Kia Motor Corp. has appointed Karim Habib, who left Nissan Motor Co.’s Infiniti luxury brand late last month, as a senior vice president and design chief, effective Oct. 1. 

Barra Declares Trump Meeting “Productive”

September 06, 2019 at 12:07 AM

General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra tells reporters her meeting on Thursday afternoon with President Donald Trump was “productive and valuable” but offered no details.

GM Names Global Chief Marketing Officer

September 05, 2019 at 3:04 PM

General Motors Co. has promoted Deborah Wahl, previously head of marketing for the Cadillac brand, to be GM’s first global chief marketing officer since 2012.

Faraday Taps Former Byton, BMW Exec as CEO

September 03, 2019 at 1:36 PM

Troubled electric car startup Faraday Future Inc. has hired a new CEO, launched a search for a chairman and announced plans for a trust to repay the outstanding debt of founder Jia Yueting.

Top Renault-Nissan Alliance Exec Deboeuf Quits

September 02, 2019 at 4:51 PM

Arnauld Deboeuf, who ran the Office of the CEO for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, has quit, telling his staff that Renault CEO Thierry Bollore ordered him to leave.

World’s “Fastest Woman” Dies in Crash

August 28, 2019 at 3:26 PM

Jessi Combs, who holds the land speed record for a female driver in a 4-wheel vehicle, was killed yesterday in a crash while attempting to better her own mark.