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Daimler CEO Kallenius to Keynote CES

October 22, 2019 at 11:31 AM

Daimler AG CEO Ola Kallenius will deliver a keynote speech at next year’s CES electronics show in Las Vegas.

Pedestrian Fatalities Hit 29-Year High in U.S.

October 22, 2019 at 10:01 AM

Traffic deaths in the U.S. declined 2% to 36,600 last year, but pedestrian fatalities surged to their highest level since 1990, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Hyundai Names New U.S. Marketing Chief

October 21, 2019 at 3:26 PM

Hyundai Motor America has appointed Angela Zepeda, who had been a managing partner for the carmaker’s advertising agency, chief marketing officer for its U.S. operations.

Past Ford Exec Brouillette to Head Energy Dept

October 18, 2019 at 5:02 PM

Former For Motor Co. vice president Dan Brouillette has been nominated by President Donald Trump to take over as Secretary of the Dept. of Energy at the end of the year.

Hyundai U.S. Marketing Boss Departs

October 18, 2019 at 3:54 PM

Dean Evans, who joined Hyundai Motor Co. four years ago to head the carmaker’s U.S. marketing operations, has left the company to pursue other opportunities.

Peugeot Names N. American Marketing Chief

October 17, 2019 at 3:48 PM

PSA Group’s Peugeot unit has appointed Lisa Mark chief marketing officer and vice president for its fledgling North American operations.

Report: Cobee to Head Citroen

October 17, 2019 at 7:53 AM

Vincent Cobee, who left Mitsubishi Motors Corp. in April, will succeed Linda Jackson as CEO of PSA Group’s Citroen unit, Automobilwoche reports.

Uber Fires 350 Workers in “Last Wave” Reduction

October 15, 2019 at 12:08 AM

Uber Technologies Inc. has dropped 350 workers, describing the move as the last in a series of dismissals that now totals about 1,200 people.

Faraday Founder Jia Files for Bankruptcy in U.S.

October 14, 2019 at 1:53 PM

Jia Yueting, the Chinese internet tycoon who co-founded California-based electric car startup Faraday Future Inc., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S.

Cars.com Appoints Sales Chief

October 14, 2019 at 11:16 AM

Cars.com, a Chicago-based car-shopping website, has hired Julie Scott as vice president and general manager of national sales.

Former Audi Exec to Head Genesis N. America

October 11, 2019 at 2:08 PM

Hyundai Motor Co.’s Genesis unit has appointed Mark Del Rosso CEO of the luxury marque’s operations in North America, effective Oct. 21.   

Renault Fires CEO Bollore

October 11, 2019 at 11:32 AM

Renault SA’s board, citing the need for a “fresh start,” has removed President and CEO Thierry Bollore, a loyalist of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.