UPDATE: Infiniti Chief Meunier Quits to Head Jeep

May 07, 2019 at 11:18 AM

Christian Meunier—who took over as head of Nissan Motor Co.’s Infiniti luxury brand in January, has stepped down to become president of Fiat Chrysler Automobile NV’s Jeep brand, effective immediately.

Oldorff to Head Autoliv’s European Operations

May 07, 2019 at 9:38 AM

Autoliv Inc. has hired Frithjof Oldorff to head the company’s European operations.

Brembo Names Schillaci as CEO

May 06, 2019 at 12:39 AM

Italian performance brake system supplier Brembo SpA has hired Daniele Schillaci to take over as CEO on July 1.

Uber Drivers Plan Protest Ahead of IPO

May 03, 2019 at 11:50 AM

Drivers for ride-hailing provider Uber Technologies plan protests in seven U.S. cities ahead of the company’s initial public offering on May 10.

Audi’s U.S. Chief Quits

May 02, 2019 at 5:13 PM

Mark Del Rosso, who took over as president of Volkswagen AG’s Audi brand operations in the U.S. in December, has abruptly left the company.

Daimler Reassigns Chief of Smart Minicar Unit

May 02, 2019 at 1:44 AM

Katrin Adt, who took over as head of Daimler AG’s struggling Smart city car brand last October, will lead the carmaker’s new Mercedes-Benz Cars Own Retail Europe unit.

Musk Reaches Tweets Deal with SEC

April 29, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk has agreed to let Tesla lawyers preapprove his tweets about any items in a long list of company production, sales and financial targets.

UPDATE: Ghosn Granted Bail, Again

April 25, 2019 at 1:01 AM

A court in Tokyo has again granted bail to former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who could be released today.

Nissan Names New U.S. Sales Chief

April 24, 2019 at 5:11 PM

Nissan Motor Co. has chosen Airton Cousseau, managing director of its China venture with Dongfeng Motor Co., to take over U.S. sales and marketing on June 1.

Hyundai Taps Loasby to Head Global Design

April 24, 2019 at 12:21 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has promoted Simon Loasby, its head of design in China, to director of its corporate design center in Seoul, South Korea.

Lucid Motors Names Rawlinson as CEO

April 23, 2019 at 4:30 PM

Electric car startup Lucid Motors Inc. has named Peter Rawlinson as CEO, effective immediately.

Prosecutors Probe Bonuses Paid to Suspended VW Exec

April 23, 2019 at 2:53 PM

Prosecutors may level breach of fiduciary duty charges against Volkswagen AG for paying bonuses to an executive suspended during VW’s diesel emission cheating scandal.