Denso Chairman Will Retire in June

February 22, 2018 at 3:14 PM

Nobuaki Katoh, a longtime Denso Corp. executive and the company’s current chairman, plans to retire in June.

Kumar Galhotra Tapped to Replace Nair as Ford N. American Boss

February 22, 2018 at 10:11 AM

Ford Motor Co. has appointed Kumar Galhotra to head its North American business as group vice president and president effective March 1.

Stefan Quandt Becomes BMW’s Controllling Shareholder

February 22, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Stefan Quandt has amassed a 25.8% stake in BMW, giving him the ability to singlehandedly block any unwanted takeover of the company.

Ford Fires Raj Nair, Head of Ford’s N. American Operations

February 21, 2018 at 4:51 PM

Ford Motor Co. says Raj Nair, an executive vice president and president of its North American business, has been fired after an internal investigation into reports of “inappropriate behavior.”

Marchionne’s Compensation Tops €38 Million

February 20, 2018 at 12:59 PM

Sergio Marchionne collected €38.7 million ($47.8 million) last year for his work as CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

Mark Fields Joins Board of FleetPride Aftermarket Company

February 16, 2018 at 1:21 PM

Former Ford Motor Co. CEO Mark Fields has joined the board of FleetPride Inc., an Irving, Tex.-based distributor of aftermarket components for commercial trucks and trailers.

Audi Denies Report that CEO Stadler Will Be Replaced

February 16, 2018 at 12:12 PM

Audi AG has denied a Bild report that CEO Rupert Stadler will be removed in June because of his handling of Audi’s role in parent Volkswagen AG’s diesel emission cheating scandal.

Renault Renews Ghosn as CEO, Names Bollore as COO

February 15, 2018 at 3:13 PM

Renault SA’s board has renewed Carlos Ghosn’s contract as CEO for another four years and named Thierry Bollore, currently the company’s chief competitive officer, as chief operating officer.

Rolls-Royce Names New Engineering Chief

February 13, 2018 at 4:36 PM

BMW AG’s Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unit has chosen Mihiar Ayoubi to take over as director of engineering on March 1.

Renault Board Member Quits Ahead of Meeting on Succession

February 12, 2018 at 1:21 AM

Thierry Desmarest, a member of Renault SA’s board for a decade, has resigned just days before CEO Carlos Ghosn is expected to seek director support for his choice as a successor, sources tell Reuters.

Renault’s Chief Performance Officer Mueller Quits

February 09, 2018 at 2:55 PM

Stefan Mueller, Renault SA’s chief performance officer, has elected to leave the company, sources tell Reuters.

Lyft Hires Former Tesla Sales Chief as COO

February 08, 2018 at 12:45 AM

Ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. has hired Jon McNeill, formerly president of global sales and service at Tesla Inc., to be its chief operating officer.