GM Propulsion Engineers Moving to Warren Tech Center

November 09, 2018 at 2:40 PM

General Motors Co. plans to transfer about 3,000 workers at its Global Propulsion Systems center in Pontiac, Mich., to the company’s massive tech center in nearby Warren.

Ford Names EV Boss for Europe

November 09, 2018 at 12:37 AM

Ford Motor Co. has appointed Steve Hood to the newly created job of director of electrified vehicle in Europe, effective immediately.

Tesla Names Denholm to Replace Musk as Chair

November 08, 2018 at 2:11 AM

Tesla Inc. has named board member Robyn Denholm to replace cofounder Elon Musk as its chair for at least three years. Musk will remain CEO.

Hermiz Named Chair of OESA

November 07, 2018 at 4:39 PM

Ramzi Hermiz has been elected chairman of the Michigan-based Original Equipment Manufacturers Assn.

Evelyn Y. Davis Dies at 89

November 05, 2018 at 5:23 PM

Evelyn Y. Davis, a bigger-than-life gadfly shareholder and fixture at Detroit’s Big Three carmaker annual meetings for decades, has died at age 89.

Faraday Future Co-Founder Sampson Resigns

October 31, 2018 at 1:49 AM

Nick Sampson, a co-founder of struggling electric car startup Faraday Future Inc., has resigned, declaring the company “virtually insolvent,” The Verge reports.

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler Released from Jail

October 31, 2018 at 12:38 AM

Rupert Stadler, the former CEO of Audi AG jailed in June on suspicion of interfering with a probe into diesel emission cheating, has been released.

Hyundai Names Interim CEO for Americas

October 31, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has named long-time executive Yong-woo (William) Lee to serve as interim president and CEO of its Americas operation.

Lincoln Product Development Chief Retires

October 30, 2018 at 9:21 AM

Scott Tobin, the director of product of Ford Motor Co.’s Lincoln unit, is retiring from the company, Automotive News reports.

Hyundai Promotes Former Bentley, BMW Execs

October 30, 2018 at 12:11 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has promoted two former executives who recently joined the South Korean carmaker from German luxury brands.

Hyundai U.S. Chief Returns to S. Korea

October 29, 2018 at 3:50 PM

Kyung Soo Lee, who was appointed president and CEO of Hyundai Motor Co.’s U.S. operations just over a year ago, is leaving that post to return to South Korea.

Georges to Head Bentley Americas, Again

October 19, 2018 at 2:11 PM

Volkswagen AG’s Bentley unit has appointed Christophe Georges to head the luxury marque’s Americas operations, a job he previously held from 2007 to 2015.