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About Toyota’s Jim Lentz

By: Gary S. Vasilash - December 12, 2019 at 8:45 AM

Jim Lentz is a transformational leader at Toyota

Renault Mulls CEO Candidates

By: Steve Plumb - December 06, 2019 at 12:38 PM

Henri Poupart-Lafarge, who heads French transportation and infrastructure giant Alstom, has joined the short list of contenders to become the CEO of Renault.

VW Group Names Bischoff as Chief Designer

By: Steve Plumb - December 06, 2019 at 10:38 AM

Klaus Bischoff has been named to oversee design activities for all Volkswagen Group brands, effective April 1.

Canadian Tycoon to Buy Aston Martin?

By: Bill Hampton - December 05, 2019 at 12:19 PM

Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll is heading a consortium to buy a controlling stake in British luxury carmaker Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.

UAW Names Gamble as Permanent President

By: Steve Plumb - December 05, 2019 at 11:52 AM

Acting United Auto Workers union President Rory Gamble will fill that role on a permanent basis until a new leader is elected in June.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Names Overseer

By: Bill Hampton - December 04, 2019 at 10:02 AM

Hadi Zablit, who heads business development for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, has been named to oversee the 20-year-old partnership.

Germany’s VDA Trade Group Names New Chief

By: Bill Hampton - December 02, 2019 at 2:51 PM

Hildegard Mueller, a former energy industry lobbyist and member of Germany’s parliament, will take over as president of VDA, the country’s auto trade group, on Jan. 2.

Renault’s Marketing Chief Replaced

By: Bill Hampton - December 02, 2019 at 1:51 PM

Francois Renard, who joined Renault SA in November 2018 as global marketing director, has been succeeded by Xavier Martinet.

JLR Names New Sales Chief for China

By: Bill Hampton - December 02, 2019 at 12:04 AM

Richard Shore will take over as president of Jaguar Land Rover Ltd.’s sales and marketing arm in China on Jan. 1.

American Center for Mobility CEO Departs

By: Steve Plumb - November 26, 2019 at 2:28 PM

Michael Noblett has resigned as CEO of the American Center for Mobility after less than a year heading the autonomous and connected vehicle test facility outside Detroit.

Autoliv Names New CFO

By: Steve Plumb - November 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Autoliv Inc. has appointed Fredrik Westin to take over as chief financial officer and executive vice president of finance by the end of February.

Hyundai Taps Ex-GM Exec as N.A. Safety Chief

By: Steve Plumb - November 26, 2019 at 8:37 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has appointed Brian Latouf to head its safety operations in North America, effective Dec. 1.