AVL Appoints New Head of Powertrain Engineering

March 05, 2019 at 3:14 PM

Engineering specialist AVL List GmbH has named Stephan Tarnutzer president of its Powertrain Engineering division in Plymouth, Mich.

UPDATE: Tokyo Court Upholds Ghosn’s Bail

March 05, 2019 at 10:34 AM

Tokyo District Court has rejected a motion by prosecutors to deny bail to Carlos Ghosn, who has been jailed since Nov. 19.

Ghosn Granted Bail in Japan

March 05, 2019 at 12:02 AM

Former Nissan-Renault Chairman Carlos Ghosn has been granted bail after being detained for 107 days in a Tokyo jail on charges of financial wrongdoing.

FCA’s CFO to Join Board of Directors

March 04, 2019 at 2:05 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has named Richard Palmer, the company’s chief financial officer, to become one of three executive members of its board of directors.

GM Names New Chiefs for N. America and Global Production

March 01, 2019 at 2:36 PM

General Motors Co. has announced replacements for its current heads of North America and worldwide manufacturing, effective April 1.

Toyota’s Latin America CEO to Retire

March 01, 2019 at 1:16 PM

Longtime Toyota Motor Corp. executive Steve St. Angelo is retiring after 14 years with the carmaker, effective April 1.

Former Mercedes EV Exec to Head SEAT R&D

March 01, 2019 at 10:24 AM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit has named Axel Andorff vice president of research and development.

Jailed Ghosn Mounts Third Attempt for Bail

February 28, 2019 at 10:05 AM

Carlos Ghosn has applied for the third time to be released on bail from a jail in Tokyo after 100 days of incarceration.

PSA Names New Chief for China Operations

February 28, 2019 at 12:34 AM

PSA Group has named Massimo Roserba, formerly CEO of its Italian operations, to head its joint venture in China.

Qoros Taps Japanese Execs for CEO, COO, CTO

February 27, 2019 at 2:06 PM

Chinese carmaker Qoros Automotive Co. Ltd. has installed a trio of Japanese auto executives to its top posts.

SEC Seeks Contempt Charge Against Musk

February 26, 2019 at 12:41 AM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk faces a contempt charge for violating his settlement last October with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

VW Names Senger to Head Digital Businesses

February 25, 2019 at 1:34 PM

Volkswagen AG has named Christian Senger to head the company’s new digital car and services operations, effective March 1.