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IIHS: Lane-Centering Acceptance Off the Mark

October 04, 2019 at 12:26 PM

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety testers say lane-centering systems are less trustworthy than adaptive cruise control.

New Rolls-Royce Design Chief Quits

October 03, 2019 at 1:46 PM

Jozef Kaban has left BMW AG’s Rolls-Royce unit six months after being named design chief of the ultra-luxury marque.

AAA: Severe Limits in Pedestrian-Safety Systems

October 03, 2019 at 1:28 AM

Advanced safety technologies designed to prevent drivers from hitting pedestrians work only at low speeds and not at all at night when the chances of a collision are greatest, AAA says.

Renault’s Chairman Interviews Nissan CEO Candidates

October 02, 2019 at 4:23 PM

Three finalist candidates to become CEO at Nissan Motor Co. reportedly have been personally interviewed by Renault SA Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard.

Waymo Launches Awareness Campaign for Robotic Cars

October 01, 2019 at 5:16 PM

Waymo is partnering with AAA and several other organizations on a campaign to increase awareness about autonomous vehicles.

Former Tesla, GM Exec to Lead Engine Startup

October 01, 2019 at 4:09 PM

Grace Overlander has been appointed CEO of Pinnacle Engines Inc., a Silicon Valley-based powertrain startup.

Former BorgWarner Exec Joins ZF Board

October 01, 2019 at 11:46 AM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG has appointed Martin Fischer to its management board to oversee safety systems, electronics and advanced driver assist systems in the Americas.

Hyundai Forms Air Mobility Team

September 30, 2019 at 1:13 PM

Hyundai Motor Co. has formed an Urban Air Mobility division that will be headed by former NASA engineer Jaiwon Shin.

First Toyota Female Plant Manager Will Retire

September 27, 2019 at 11:06 AM

Millie Marshall, Toyota Motor Corp.'s first female plant president, is retiring after a 28-year career with the carmaker.

JAMA Names Toyota CEO to Second Term

September 26, 2019 at 4:02 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda has been named to chair the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Assn. for a second two-year term.

Report: Nissan Cuts CEO Field to 3 Candidates

September 26, 2019 at 2:48 PM

Nissan Motor Co. is focusing on three candidates to take over as CEO, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.

Mustang Stylist to Head Lincoln Design

September 26, 2019 at 11:36 AM

Ford Motor Co.’s Lincoln unit has appointed Kemal Curic as design director.