BMW Names New CEO for S. Korean Unit

April 02, 2019 at 2:46 AM

BMW AG has promoted Han Sang-yun from president to CEO of its South Korean business unit.

Renault Alerts Prosecutors About Ghosn Payments in Oman

April 02, 2019 at 1:56 AM

Renault SA has advised prosecutors in France of possible misuse of funds by former Chairman Carlos Ghosn to pay a Renault-Nissan alliance distributor in Oman, sources tell Reuters.

Apple Hires Former Tesla Powertrain Chief

April 01, 2019 at 2:16 PM

Apple Inc. has hired Michael Schwekutsch, who left Tesla Inc. last month, as senior director of engineering for the company’s secretive Project Titan autonomous car program.

BMW, Rolls-Royce Get New Design Leaders

April 01, 2019 at 2:39 AM

BMW AG’s Rolls-Royce ultra-luxury brand has appointed Jozef Kaban as design chief, effective today.

Ex-NHTSA Exec to Head Safety at Uber

March 29, 2019 at 1:07 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. has promoted Nat Beuse to head of safety for the company’s Advanced Technologies Group.

Ford Analytics Guru to Leave

March 28, 2019 at 2:34 PM

Paul Ballew, who heads Ford Motor Co.'s data and analytics teams, is leaving the company on April 5.

FCA Powertrain Legend Bob Lee to Retire

March 21, 2019 at 6:57 PM

Bob Lee, who heads Fiat Chrysler Automobile NV’s global powertrain development, is retiring at the end of April.

Ford Names New CFO, International and European Chiefs

March 21, 2019 at 2:21 PM

Ford Motor Co. has named outsider Tim Stone to take over as chief financial officer on June 1, succeeding Bob Shanks who will retire at year-end after 42 years with the company.

Report: Ghosn Trial Will Begin in September

March 21, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Carlos Ghosn’s trial on charges of underreporting his financial compensation as chairman of Nissan Motor Co. will start in September, according to Japan public TV broadcaster NHK.

IAV N. America Taps Former AVL Exec as President

March 19, 2019 at 11:09 AM

IAV Group has named Mike Kenhard president of its Automotive Engineering unit in Northville, Mich.

PSA Hires Ex-Renault Chief to Head Sales, Marketing

March 18, 2019 at 3:09 PM

PSA Group has appointed Thierry Koskas to take over as senior vice president of sales and marketing for the group’s five brands—Citroen, DS, Opel, Peugeot and Vauxhall—on March 26.

F1 Race Director Dies Ahead of New Season

March 14, 2019 at 5:07 PM

Long-time Formula One official Charlie Whiting suffered a pulmonary embolism and died Thursday in Melbourne at the age of 66, three days ahead of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.