Former Volvo Exec to Head Karma’s Sales and Marketing

February 20, 2019 at 8:43 AM

Karma Automotive LLC has hired John Maloney as chief revenue officer in charge of sales and marketing, customer experience and public relations.

Zotye Adds U.S. Marketing Execs

February 19, 2019 at 2:03 PM

Chinese carmaker Zotye Automobile International Co. has hired industry veterans Jan Thompson and Susan Bland Norton to lead the company’s marketing efforts in the U.S., where it aims to launch sales next year.

Former Intel Exec to Head American Center for Mobility

February 19, 2019 at 10:08 AM

Former Intel executive Michael Noblett has been hired as CEO and president of the American Center for Mobility autonomous-car test site outside Detroit.

Mitch Bainwol Tapped to Head Ford’s Lobbying Efforts

February 18, 2019 at 12:50 PM

Ford Motor Co. has hired Mitch Bainwol, who headed the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM) trade group since 2011, to be its chief government relations officer.

Kumho Tire Names New CEO

February 15, 2019 at 11:16 AM

Kumho Tire Co. has promoted Jeon Dae-jin to president and CEO of the struggling South Korean company.

Report: Ford’s CFO Will Retire at Year-End

February 14, 2019 at 2:51 PM

Bob Shanks, 66, who has been Ford Motor Co.’s chief financial officer since 2012, will retire by the end of this year, sources tell television business news channel CNBC.

Ghosn Hires New Captain for His Legal Defense Team

February 14, 2019 at 12:40 AM

Carlos Ghosn says he has hired a new lawyer to lead the trial phase of his defense after being arrested in Japan two months ago and charged with financial wrongdoing as Chairman of Nissan Motor Co.

Renault Cuts €30 Million Severance Payment for Ghosn

February 13, 2019 at 4:17 PM

Renault SA’s board has voted unanimously against granting former Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn two years of severance pay worth about €30 million ($34 million).

Daimler Names New Chief Financial Officer

February 13, 2019 at 2:54 PM

Daimler AG has appointed Harald Wilhelm to its management board as its chief financial officer, effective April 1.

British Founder of Haynes Repair Manuals Dies

February 12, 2019 at 3:18 PM

John Haynes, who founded Haynes Repair Manuals for do-it-yourself enthusiasts, died this month at the age of 80 following a short illness.

Renault Names CEO Bollore to Chair Alliance Holding Company

February 12, 2019 at 1:41 PM

Renault SA has appointed new CEO Thierry Bollore as chairman of Renault-Nissan BV, the Dutch holding company that coordinates the carmaker’s 20-year-old alliance with Nissan Motor Co.

Northrop Grumman Exec Joins GM Board

February 12, 2019 at 8:46 AM

General Motors Co. is adding Wes Bush, chairman of Northrop Grumman Corp.’s board of directors, as a director to its own board.