Trump Set to Nominate Andrew Wheeler to Head EPA

November 16, 2018 at 3:34 PM

President Donald Trump says he will nominate Andrew Wheeler, acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, to take over as the group’s permanent administrator.

Trump Reportedly Ready to Dump Ross as Commerce Secretary

November 12, 2018 at 6:56 PM

President Donald Trump is likely to replace Wilbur Ross as secretary of the Dept. of Commerce by year-end, according to media reports.

Report: Daimler CFO Uebber Headed for Thyssenkrupp Chairmanship

November 12, 2018 at 2:53 PM

Bodo Uebber is likely to end his 14-year-long job as chief financial officer for Daimler AG this month to become chairman of industrial giant Thyssenkrupp AG, sources tell Reuters.

GM Propulsion Engineers Moving to Warren Tech Center

November 09, 2018 at 2:40 PM

General Motors Co. plans to transfer about 3,000 workers at its Global Propulsion Systems center in Pontiac, Mich., to the company’s massive tech center in nearby Warren.

Ford Names EV Boss for Europe

November 09, 2018 at 12:37 AM

Ford Motor Co. has appointed Steve Hood to the newly created job of director of electrified vehicle in Europe, effective immediately.

Tesla Names Denholm to Replace Musk as Chair

November 08, 2018 at 2:11 AM

Tesla Inc. has named board member Robyn Denholm to replace cofounder Elon Musk as its chair for at least three years. Musk will remain CEO.

Hermiz Named Chair of OESA

November 07, 2018 at 4:39 PM

Ramzi Hermiz has been elected chairman of the Michigan-based Original Equipment Manufacturers Assn.

Evelyn Y. Davis Dies at 89

November 05, 2018 at 5:23 PM

Evelyn Y. Davis, a bigger-than-life gadfly shareholder and fixture at Detroit’s Big Three carmaker annual meetings for decades, has died at age 89.

Faraday Future Co-Founder Sampson Resigns

October 31, 2018 at 1:49 AM

Nick Sampson, a co-founder of struggling electric car startup Faraday Future Inc., has resigned, declaring the company “virtually insolvent,” The Verge reports.

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler Released from Jail

October 31, 2018 at 12:38 AM

Rupert Stadler, the former CEO of Audi AG jailed in June on suspicion of interfering with a probe into diesel emission cheating, has been released.

Hyundai Names Interim CEO for Americas

October 31, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has named long-time executive Yong-woo (William) Lee to serve as interim president and CEO of its Americas operation.

Lincoln Product Development Chief Retires

October 30, 2018 at 9:21 AM

Scott Tobin, the director of product of Ford Motor Co.’s Lincoln unit, is retiring from the company, Automotive News reports.