VW stops the music as diesel scandal buries culture of spending

3:46 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
VW's lavish parties typically featured a surprise guest, from the Pet Shop Boys to Robbie Williams to Justin Timberlake. Now the music is about to stop.

VW under pressure for answers as emissions scandal deadlines loom

11:03 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Hans Dieter Poetsch's first board meeting as chairman of Volkswagen on Wednesday could turn out to be his most important, coming just hours before a deadline set by German regulators and testimony by the company's top U.S. executive in Congress.

Fiat Chrysler management shuffle boosts Kuniskis, Manley

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Fiat Chrysler has shuffled its North American upper management, giving more responsibility and brands to Dodge boss Tim Kuniskis and Jeep head Mike...

VW has no evidence against suspended top engineers, report says

1:41 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
VW has not found any evidence against three top engineers suspended as part of its internal investigation into the rigging of U.S.

VW's Horn must use his candor wisely

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
VW of America CEO Michael Horn's candor could be his best asset or his Achilles' heel as he assumes the burden of being Volkswagen's public face in...

GM's Ammann to speak at World Congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
General Motors President Dan Ammann, who has been a key player in sharpening GM's global focus, will speak at the 2016 Automotive News World Congress.

Execs offer vision of TrueCar post Painter

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
As the Scott Painter era slowly fades, TrueCar is sketching a new vision of the online car-buying portal, one that's guided by a team of executives...

Bridgewater Interiors names Ron Hall Jr. as CEO

3:42 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Bridgewater Interiors LLC appointed Ron Hall Jr. to CEO of the joint venture between Johnson Controls Inc. and Epsilon Technologies LLC.


Making conventional vehicles more electrified

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Mahle, one of the world's top producers of engine components, is figuring out how to electrify the vehicle.


With QNX, BlackBerry finds more room in the car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
This year, QNX notched a huge victory by delivering the underlying software for the latest version of Ford Motor Co.'s Sync system.

A clash of styles for Cadillac

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen and GM product development boss Mark Reuss are having a running debate over Cadillac's edgy styling.

New VW boss in N.A. was a hit in China

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Winfried Vahland, Volkswagen's new North American chief, is a former General Motors executive who won his spurs reviving VW's business in China and...

New Americas chief likes where Aston is going

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer's bold plans for the British sports car maker have turned heads in the industry, including Laura Schwab's.

Maserati's global marketing chief Chehab resigns

5:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 4, 2015
Saad Chehab -- Maserati's global chief marketing officer and the creative force behind several of Fiat Chrysler's celebrated Super Bowl ads -- has...

VW turns to insiders to probe, recover from emissions violations

12:19 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Volkswagen AG will rely on a small group of company insiders to lead its recovery from a diesel-emissions scandal that's left regulators, investors...

Aston Martin names JLR's Laura Schwab head of Americas

6:29 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Aston Martin has hired Laura Schwab from Jaguar Land Rover to be president of its Americas region.

GM counting on big profits from parts and accessories, GM Financial

2:24 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
General Motors expects to pad its bottom line in coming years from substantial growth in its captive finance arm and its parts and accessories...

Winterkorn remains in four key VW posts

12:50 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
Martin Winterkorn, the former boss of Volkswagen who quit last week saying he wanted to give the German carmaker a "fresh start" to tackle a scandal...

Google co-founder Sergey Brin got Tesla's fourth Model X, report says

6:33 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
Google co-founder Sergey Brin, an early investor in Tesla Motors, was one of the first customers to take delivery of Tesla's all-electric SUV, people...


VW's diesel tax breaks could be a focus for U.S. prosecutors

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
Volkswagen's push to secure tax breaks that kick-started a market for its new diesel cars could now help U.S.

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