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Group 1 director resigns citing Buffett-Van Tuyl deal

5:27 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2015
Group 1 Automotive board member Beryl Raff has resigned, citing a potential conflict of interest related to her employer, Berkshire Hathaway, and its pending purchase of the Van Tuyl dealership group.... Read More »

Honda CEO Ito to step down after quality lapses

1:40 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015 | UPDATED: 2/23/14 7:17 am ET -- corrected
Honda President Takanobu Ito said he will step down and named Takahiro Hachigo, an r&d executive with wide international experience, as his replacement following a string of quality lapses that spurred a...... Read More »

Activist Wilson to face savvy GM board

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
There's no shortage of gravitas on the GM board as directors weigh Harry Wilson's bid for a seat and his call for $8 billion in share buybacks.... Read More »

Ghosn pledges patience amid churn at Infiniti

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
Nissan's Carlos Ghosn last week turned to another fresh face in his latest efforts to spark the Infiniti luxury brand.... Read More »

Mazda, DeLorean leader Dick Brown dies at 81

12:46 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
Dick Brown, who led Mazda Motor of America at its inception and helped form DeLorean Motor, died last month in La Quinta, Calif. He was 81.... Read More »

OUTSIDE-IN STRATEGY

Fields lures another Ford newbie in push for fresh thinking

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
Ford CEO Mark Fields has plenty of reasons to fear being left behind as Tesla, Google and Apple shake up the auto industry.... Read More »

Obituaries

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
Obituaries for George Butts, Dick Gillmore and Hoot McInerney.... Read More »

Ghosn's 10% share goal: No worries

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
Carlos Ghosn's audacious drive to claim a 10 percent U.S.... Read More »

'Mr. K,' Datsun pioneer and father of the Z car, dies at 105

12:30 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 21, 2015
Yutaka Katayama, Nissan's first U.S.... Read More »

GM names new top lawyer as embattled Millikin retires

9:43 am U.S. ET | Feb. 19, 2015
General Motors has named Craig Glidden, the top attorney at a global plastics and chemicals refiner, to succeed departing chief counsel Michael...... Read More »

Volkswagen to promote Porsche CEO to management board, reports say

11:51 am U.S. ET | Feb. 19, 2015
Volkswagen plans to promote Matthias Mueller, currently head of Porsche, to its management board, reports said.... Read More »

Family owners of Ferrari say they will not sell stake

10:36 am U.S. ET | Feb. 18, 2015
Piero Ferrari, son of the eponymous luxury sports car company's founder Enzo Ferrari, said today he had no intention to sell the 10 percent stake his...... Read More »

Infiniti's Bartsch is out as Americas chief

11:55 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2015
Michael Bartsch, a former Porsche executive hired in 2013 to lead Infiniti in the Americas, has left the company in the latest executive shakeup at...... Read More »

Ford hires analyst Casesa as VP of global strategy

11:15 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2015
John Casesa, who created the closely watched “Car Wars” report that ranks the competitiveness of automakers' product lineups, will become...... Read More »

Chrysler brand head Gardner's duties will include dealer network

3:58 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has appointed current Chrysler brand head Al Gardner to replace Peter Grady as vice president of its dealer network when...... Read More »

Longtime Chrysler exec George Butts dies at 91

11:27 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2015
Longtime Chrysler executive George Butts, who held positions in the product planning, stamping and quality divisions, died last week in Florida.... Read More »

Dick Gillmore, who helped launch Isuzu in the U.S., dies at 71

2:17 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2015
Dick Gillmore, who played an integral part in launching Isuzu Motors' American auto brand, died Feb. 4 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 71.... Read More »

Black Book's Beggs to retire April 1

3:33 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2015
Ricky Beggs, senior vice president and editorial director for Black Book, will retire April 1, the company said today.... Read More »

Obituary

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015
John Homer Moore Jr. of Hanahan, S.C., died Feb. 7 in Rochester Hills, Mich. He was 91.... Read More »

Harry Wilson's way

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015
Harry Wilson, who intends to nominate himself for a seat on the board of General Motors and propose an $8 billion stock buyback, was a central figure...... Read More »

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