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Ghosn Will Pay Back Versailles for Wedding Reception

February 12, 2019 at 12:37 AM

Ex-Renault Chairman Carlos Ghosn says he will reimburse the Palace of Versailles for costs related to a wedding reception there that had been absorbed by the carmaker.

Autoliv Founder Dies

February 08, 2019 at 2:58 PM

Lennart Lindblad, one of the founders of Swedish safety specialist Autoliv Inc., died Jan. 30 at the age of 89.

John Dingell, Staunchest Defender of the Auto Industry, Dies at 92

February 08, 2019 at 12:38 AM

John Dingell Jr., the longest-serving member of Congress ever, died on Thursday at age 92, reportedly after succumbing to cancer.

Renault Helped Pay Ghosn’s Wedding Costs

February 07, 2019 at 3:36 PM

Renault SA says an internal probe discovered that the company paid a portion of the costs for a wedding reception for then-Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn.

Inventor of HANS Racing Device Dies

February 06, 2019 at 5:43 PM

Dr. Robert Hubbard, who invented the HANS (head and neck support) device for race car drivers, died this week at the age of 75.

GM to Add 1,000 Jobs at Michigan Truck Plant

February 05, 2019 at 12:42 PM

General Motors Co. says it will add 1,000 workers at the plant in Flint, Mich., that builds its all-new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra HD (2500/3500) heavy-duty pickup trucks.

Renault’s New Chairman to Join Nissan’s Board

February 05, 2019 at 2:05 AM

Nissan Motor Co.’s is expected today to nominate Renault SA’s new chairman to join its board, replacing Carlos Ghosn.

Boguradzki Tapped as Sales VP for Rolls-Royce Americas

February 01, 2019 at 12:02 PM

BMW AG’s Rolls-Royce unit has appointed Matthew Boguradzki as vice president of sales for the Americas region.

Tesla’s CFO Quits

January 31, 2019 at 3:10 PM

Deepak Ahuja, Tesla Inc.’s longtime chief financial officer, is the latest high-level executive to leave the electric car company.

Ghosn Says He’s a Victim of “Plot and Treason”

January 30, 2019 at 11:03 AM

Ex-Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn claims his arrest in mid-November was the result of “plot and treason” by executives who oppose his effort to consolidate the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance.

France Weighs in on Ghosn’s Treatment

January 29, 2019 at 1:13 AM

The French government, which owns 15% of Renault SA, has warned the company against awarding an “exorbitant” severance package to ex-Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn.

Head of GM’s Maven Unit Leaves

January 29, 2019 at 12:35 AM

Julia Steyn, who has headed General Motors Co.’s Maven urban mobility business since it was created three years ago, has left the company for unknown reasons.