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Mazda Shuffles N. America Executive Team

March 12, 2019 at 9:20 AM

Mazda Motor Corp. has named Masahiro Moro, currently current president and CEO of North American operations, to the additional post of chairman of the region.

Musk Cites First Amendment Rights in SEC Contempt Case

March 12, 2019 at 1:17 AM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk, citing his right to free speech, asked a federal court in New York City last night to dismiss an SEC request to find him in contempt of an October agreement to stop misleading investors.

U.K. Startup Taps Former McLaren F1 Designer to Refine Electric Supercar

March 11, 2019 at 3:59 PM

Dendrobium Automotive Ltd. has hired legendary designer Peter Stevens to refine the company’s D-1 supercar concept, which was unveiled at the 2017 Geneva auto show.

UPDATE: Ghosn Denied Request to Attend Nissan Board Meeting

March 11, 2019 at 1:23 AM

A Japanese court has turned down a request by Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan Motor Co., to attend the company’s board meeting tomorrow.

Lawsuit Targets Tesla CEO Musk’s “Unchecked” Tweeting

March 08, 2019 at 2:49 PM

A new lawsuit filed in Delaware by institutional investors hopes to stop CEO Elon Musk from continuing to tweet inaccurate statements about the company.

Nissan CEO in No Rush to Leave

March 08, 2019 at 11:31 AM

Nissan Motor Co. CEO Hiroto Saikawa wants to remain in charge for at least three years, sources tell Bloomberg News.

Ghosn Released from Japanese Jail

March 06, 2019 at 8:46 AM

Carlos Ghosn, who had been incarcerated since Nov. 19 in a Tokyo jail, was released on bail earlier today.

AVL Appoints New Head of Powertrain Engineering

March 05, 2019 at 3:14 PM

Engineering specialist AVL List GmbH has named Stephan Tarnutzer president of its Powertrain Engineering division in Plymouth, Mich.

UPDATE: Tokyo Court Upholds Ghosn’s Bail

March 05, 2019 at 10:34 AM

Tokyo District Court has rejected a motion by prosecutors to deny bail to Carlos Ghosn, who has been jailed since Nov. 19.

Ghosn Granted Bail in Japan

March 05, 2019 at 12:02 AM

Former Nissan-Renault Chairman Carlos Ghosn has been granted bail after being detained for 107 days in a Tokyo jail on charges of financial wrongdoing.

FCA’s CFO to Join Board of Directors

March 04, 2019 at 2:05 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has named Richard Palmer, the company’s chief financial officer, to become one of three executive members of its board of directors.

GM Names New Chiefs for N. America and Global Production

March 01, 2019 at 2:36 PM

General Motors Co. has announced replacements for its current heads of North America and worldwide manufacturing, effective April 1.