Former ZF Exec Tapped to Head Chassix

January 11, 2019 at 1:27 PM

Chassix Inc., a Southfield, Mich.-based supplier of aluminum and cast iron  casting machined chassis, powertrain and sub-frame components, has appointed Andreas Weller as president and CEO, effective immediately.

Brosseau Named Head of Rochling N. America

January 11, 2019 at 11:30 AM

Germany’s Rochling Automotive Group has hired Michael Brosseau to head its North American operations.

Nissan Cancels Ghosn’s Apartments in Tokyo, Paris

January 11, 2019 at 2:50 AM

Nissan Motor Co. confirms it has canceled the lease on a luxury apartment used by ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

Ghosn Indicted on Two More Charges in Japan

January 11, 2019 at 2:16 AM

Prosecutors in Japan have prolonged jail time for former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn by filing two new charges against him.

Wheeler Nominated to Head EPA

January 11, 2019 at 1:00 AM

President Donald Trump has nominated Andrew Wheeler, who has been serving as acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency since July, as its permanent administrator.

Ghosn Catches a Fever in Jail

January 10, 2019 at 2:03 AM

Jailed former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn has developed a high fever that has prompted prosecutors to temporarily stop questioning him.

FCA Taps Magna Steyr Exec as Purchasing Chief

January 09, 2019 at 2:15 AM

Carl Smiley, formerly president of Magna Steyr’s Asia operations, has been appointed to the newly created position of purchasing and supply chain chief for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

Ghosn Could Face Another 6 Months in Jail

January 08, 2019 at 6:54 PM

Carlos Ghosn, who has been held in a Tokyo jail since Nov. 19 for financial misdeeds as chairman of Nissan Motor Co., could spend another six months behind bars, according to his lawyer.

Ellison Confirms $1 Billion Stake in Tesla

January 08, 2019 at 6:02 PM

Oracle Corp. co-founder Larry Ellison, who was named to Tesla Inc.’s board at the end of December, formally confirmed today that he has accumulated a $1 billion stake in the electric-car company.

Ghosn Responds to Charges

January 08, 2019 at 4:10 PM

Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn used a court appearance in Tokyo earlier today to reject claims that he underreported deferred compensation and burdened the company with a personal investment loss.

Audi Confirms Wortmann Will Head Sales and Marketing

January 08, 2019 at 2:18 PM

Audi AG confirms a report last week that Hildegard Wortmann, a former BMW brand manager, will take over as its head of sales and marketing on July 1.

Meunier to Succeed Krueger as Infiniti Chief

January 08, 2019 at 9:32 AM

Nissan Motor Co. has named Christian Meunier to head its Infiniti luxury division, effective immediately.