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Peugeot Names N. American Marketing Chief

October 17, 2019 at 3:48 PM

PSA Group’s Peugeot unit has appointed Lisa Mark chief marketing officer and vice president for its fledgling North American operations.

Report: Cobee to Head Citroen

October 17, 2019 at 7:53 AM

Vincent Cobee, who left Mitsubishi Motors Corp. in April, will succeed Linda Jackson as CEO of PSA Group’s Citroen unit, Automobilwoche reports.

Faraday Founder Jia Files for Bankruptcy in U.S.

October 14, 2019 at 1:53 PM

Jia Yueting, the Chinese internet tycoon who co-founded California-based electric car startup Faraday Future Inc., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S.

Cars.com Appoints Sales Chief

October 14, 2019 at 11:16 AM

Cars.com, a Chicago-based car-shopping website, has hired Julie Scott as vice president and general manager of national sales.

Former Audi Exec to Head Genesis N. America

October 11, 2019 at 2:08 PM

Hyundai Motor Co.’s Genesis unit has appointed Mark Del Rosso CEO of the luxury marque’s operations in North America, effective Oct. 21.   

Renault Fires CEO Bollore

October 11, 2019 at 11:32 AM

Renault SA’s board, citing the need for a “fresh start,” has removed President and CEO Thierry Bollore, a loyalist of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

Renault CEO Decries “Coup” to Oust Him

October 11, 2019 at 1:32 AM

Renault CEO Thierry Bollore, facing a board decision to oust him today, describes the move to Les Echos as brutal and stupefying.

Renault May Name New CEO Tomorrow

October 10, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Renault SA’s board is widely expected to announce tomorrow that it is replacing CEO Thierry Bollore.

Researchers Win Nobel Prize for Battery Tech

October 09, 2019 at 3:49 PM

This year's Nobel Prize in chemistry has gone to researchers for their advances in lithium-ion batteries for everything from smartphones to electric vehicles.

Lordstown Motors Hires Ex-Tesla Mfg Chief

October 09, 2019 at 12:25 PM

Lordstown Motors Corp. has hired a former manufacturing director from Tesla Inc. to help it launch electric truck production in Ohio.

Ghosn Whistleblower Gets New Job at Nissan

October 09, 2019 at 10:17 AM

Nissan Motor Co. has reassigned Hari Nada, a lawyer and senior vice president who last year called attention to alleged misconduct by then-Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

Panasonic Hires Former Tesla Battery Expert

October 09, 2019 at 12:55 AM

Panasonic Corp. has hired Celina Mikolajczak, a former lithium-ion battery expert at Tesla Inc., as vice president of battery technology, Bloomberg News reports.