F1 Racing Legend Niki Lauda Dies at Age 70

May 21, 2019 at 2:22 AM

Niki Lauda, who won Formula One racing championships in 1975, 1977 and 1984, died in his sleep on Monday at age 70.

Report: Nissan CEO Won’t Be Charged in Ghosn Pay Scandal

May 20, 2019 at 5:30 PM

Nissan Motor Co. CEO Hiroto Saikawa reportedly won’t be charged by Japanese prosecutors for his role in allowing years of underreported compensation for former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

Masuko to Step Down as CEO at Mitsubishi Motors

May 17, 2019 at 11:11 AM

Osamu Masuko, 70, will step down as CEO of Mitsubishi Motors Corp. on June 21, according to the company. He will continue as chairman.

Daimler Names Speeks to Head U.S. Mercedes Unit

May 17, 2019 at 10:17 AM

Daimler AG has named Nicholas Speeks, head of the company’s Mercedes-Benz brand in China for six years, to take over as CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA.

Industry Veteran O’Neill to Head Dealer Service Group

May 17, 2019 at 8:41 AM

Finbarr O'Neill, who retired as CEO of J.D. Power in 2018, has been named CEO and chairman of APCO Holdings Inc., a Norcross, Ga.-based dealer service company.

Mercedes-Benz’s U.S. Chief Quits

May 16, 2019 at 3:55 PM

Dietmar Exler, who has served as president and CEO of Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz USA unit since 2016, is expected to announce tomorrow that he is leaving the company,

Nissan Board Confirms Saikawa Will Continue as CEO

May 16, 2019 at 9:29 AM

Nissan Motor Co.’s board has approved a roster of directors that will retain embattled CEO Hiroto Saikawa, The Nikkei reports.

Twohig Named Tech Chief at EV Startup Byton

May 15, 2019 at 10:27 AM

Chinese electric vehicle startup Byton Ltd. has appointed David Twohig as its chief technical officer.

Twohig Named Byton's Technology Chief

May 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM

China electric vehicle startup Byton Ltd. has appointed David Twohig as its chief technical officer.

Former Toyota PR Exec Joins Logistics Firm

May 13, 2019 at 4:21 PM

Longtime communications executive Julie Hamp has been appointed chairman of Motus One Parking Management Services LLC, an event transportation specialist.

Forster Tapped to Advise Israeli Machine Vision Startup

May 10, 2019 at 7:28 AM

Longtime industry veteran Carl-Peter Forster has joined the advisory board of VayaVision Sensing Ltd., an Israeli developer of autonomous vehicle software.

FCA N. America Brand Chief Retires

May 09, 2019 at 8:34 AM

Steve Beahm, who headed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's Mopar unit and passenger car brands in North America, has retired after a 32-year career with the carmaker.