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Recent articles
XC90 boosts Volvo CEO's belief in e-commerce
6:41 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2
Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson's belief in e-commerce got a huge boost because of the XC90. ...


Tavares, Palmer, Gales ready to shine in new CEO roles
2:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30
A year ago Carlos Tavares was unemployed, Andy Palmer was Nissan's planning chief and Jean-Marc Gales was leading supplier group CLEPA. All three are now CEOs ready to st ...


Tavares, Palmer, Gales ready to shine in new CEO roles
2:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30
A year ago Carlos Tavares was unemployed, Andy Palmer was Nissan's planning chief and Jean-Marc Gales was leading supplier group CLEPA. All three are now CEOs ready to st ...


Opel shakes up operations in Russia
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22
Opel will reduce output at its St. Petersburg plant to one shift, because of the Ukraine crisis. It will operate the plant a total of 16 days in the three-month period fr ...


Opel shakes up Russia operations
Sept. 16, 2014 09:30 CET | UPDATED: Sept. 16 14:36 CET - adds further details
Opel will reorganize its Russian operations in response to difficult market conditions amid the crisis over Ukraine. The GM subsidiary will reduce output at its St. Peter ...


Grupo Antolin's goal: 'World's largest interiors supplier'
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15
Grupo Antolin -- already global No. 1 for vehicle headliners -- wants to become the world's largest supplier of automotive interiors. ...


Grupo Antolin aims to be the world's No. 1 interiors supplier
Sept. 8, 2014 06:15 CET
Grupo Antolin wants to become the world's largest supplier of automotive interiors, passing rivals such as Magna International, Faurecia and Johnson Controls. The Spain-b ...


Mazda MX-5 restores love at first sight
6:28 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4
The new Mazda MX-5 instantly reignited a fire in this longtime Miata co-owner. It's a feeling that the current model -- with its odd-shaped hood and gaping mouth -- could ...


Tough times for Carlos Ghosn
4:49 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has had three highly skilled leaders leave the alliance since last August. Nissan Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer is the latest top-ran ...


Tough times for Carlos Ghosn
4:49 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has had three highly skilled leaders leave the alliance since last August. Nissan Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer is the latest top-ran ...


Bosch, Faurecia, ZF grow in 2013; combined Europe sales for top 30 rise 7%
Aug. 20, 2014 06:01 CET
Europe's biggest suppliers rebounded last year as the region showed signs of recovery in the final months of 2013. Overall 2013 European sales by suppliers in the top 30 ...


Ford Fiesta, VW Polo make big moves in Web world
12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15
The Ford Fiesta and VW Polo were big Web winners during the second quarter. Other stars were the Land Rover Discovery, BMW X6 and Toyota Yaris, according to study. ...


Europe's slump creates new opportunities at the top
Aug. 13, 2014 06:01 CET | UPDATED: Aug. 14 13:50 CET -- Volvo data updated in PDF
Europe's car sales slump took its toll on the executive ranks at automakers active in the region. Just 13 of the 37 executives who topped their organizational charts befo ...


Lamborghini's special power to punctuate popularity
12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13 | UPDATED: Aug. 13 17:40 CET -- corrects height of front lift
Nothing can prepare you for the sudden popularity that comes with driving a Lamborghini. One minute you're as average as white bread, the next minute you're being photogr ...


Volkswagen, Renault are Europe's engine plant leaders
Aug. 1, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe's Guide to Powertrains shows the 83 locations where 19 automakers and suppliers produce the engines and transmissions that help drive the au ...


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