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Renault Mulls CEO Candidates

By: Steve Plumb - December 06, 2019 at 12:38 PM

Henri Poupart-Lafarge, who heads French transportation and infrastructure giant Alstom, has joined the short list of contenders to become the CEO of Renault.

VW Group Names Bischoff as Chief Designer

By: Steve Plumb - December 06, 2019 at 10:38 AM

Klaus Bischoff has been named to oversee design activities for all Volkswagen Group brands, effective April 1.

Canadian Tycoon to Buy Aston Martin?

By: Bill Hampton - December 05, 2019 at 12:19 PM

Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll is heading a consortium to buy a controlling stake in British luxury carmaker Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.

UAW Names Gamble as Permanent President

By: Steve Plumb - December 05, 2019 at 11:52 AM

Acting United Auto Workers union President Rory Gamble will fill that role on a permanent basis until a new leader is elected in June.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Names Overseer

By: Bill Hampton - December 04, 2019 at 10:02 AM

Hadi Zablit, who heads business development for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, has been named to oversee the 20-year-old partnership.

Germany’s VDA Trade Group Names New Chief

By: Bill Hampton - December 02, 2019 at 2:51 PM

Hildegard Mueller, a former energy industry lobbyist and member of Germany’s parliament, will take over as president of VDA, the country’s auto trade group, on Jan. 2.

Renault’s Marketing Chief Replaced

By: Bill Hampton - December 02, 2019 at 1:51 PM

Francois Renard, who joined Renault SA in November 2018 as global marketing director, has been succeeded by Xavier Martinet.

JLR Names New Sales Chief for China

By: Bill Hampton - December 02, 2019 at 12:04 AM

Richard Shore will take over as president of Jaguar Land Rover Ltd.’s sales and marketing arm in China on Jan. 1.

American Center for Mobility CEO Departs

By: Steve Plumb - November 26, 2019 at 2:28 PM

Michael Noblett has resigned as CEO of the American Center for Mobility after less than a year heading the autonomous and connected vehicle test facility outside Detroit.

Autoliv Names New CFO

By: Steve Plumb - November 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Autoliv Inc. has appointed Fredrik Westin to take over as chief financial officer and executive vice president of finance by the end of February.

Hyundai Taps Ex-GM Exec as N.A. Safety Chief

By: Steve Plumb - November 26, 2019 at 8:37 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has appointed Brian Latouf to head its safety operations in North America, effective Dec. 1.

Japanese Court Says Ghosn May Talk to His Wife

November 22, 2019 at 1:32 AM

A court in Tokyo had dropped an eight-month-old ban that blocked Carlos Ghosn from speaking to his wife as he awaits trial on charges of financial wrongdoing.