People

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.

Marella Agnelli, Widow of Fiat Leader, Dies at 91

February 25, 2019 at 10:22 AM

Marella Agnelli, the wife of former Fiat Chairman Gianni Agnelli, died on Saturday in Turin, Italy, at the age of 91.

FCA Sets $14 Million Compensation for CEO Manley

February 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has created a $14 million annual compensation package for Mike Manley, who took over as CEO last July.

Hino Trucks N. America Appoints New CEO

February 22, 2019 at 2:28 PM

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Hino Trucks affiliate has named Shigehiro Matsuoka as CEO and president of the company’s North American operations.

AutoNation Names New CEO

February 22, 2019 at 11:16 AM

AutoNation Inc., the biggest car dealership chain in the U.S., has chosen Carl Liebert as its new president and CEO, effective March 11.

GM Names New Chief for Maven Mobility Unit

February 21, 2019 at 12:01 AM

General Motors Co. has promoted company veteran Sigal Cordeiro to head its Maven personal mobility brand.

Tesla’s General Counsel Quits After Less Than 3 Months

February 20, 2019 at 9:47 AM

Dane Butswinkas, the Washington, D.C., trial lawyer who signed on as Tesla Inc.’s general counsel in early December, has quit.

New Lawyer Declares Ghosn's Woes an “Internal” Matter

February 20, 2019 at 9:20 AM

Carlos Ghosn’s new lead lawyer blasts Nissan Motor Co., prosecutors and Japan’s courts for their handling of the ex-chairman’s financial woes.