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Ford gets visit from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, in his first trip to Michigan, stopped by Ford's Rouge Complex and helped build an F-150 pickup truck.

| UPDATED: 4/27/17 2:07 pm ET - adds details

Another 10%: Nissan hits goal on female managers

Nissan has achieved yet another numerical goal set by its former CEO Carlos Ghosn, this time on gender diversity.

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Mazda wants new CMO to lead upscale climb

Mazda's new US marketing chief, Dino Bernacchi, joins the brand at a precarious time, as it attempts to move from its youthful “Zoom Zoom” image into a higher tier.


For Lexus sedans, it could be do or die

With car sales falling at Lexus, Toyota's top branding officer says the luxury line is contemplating sedans that are more casual and sporty - and maybe even a station wagon.

| UPDATED: 4/27/17 4:20 pm ET - adds stock close
Visteon triples Q1 net income

Visteon reported that its first-quarter net income more than tripled, reflecting higher electronics production volume and new business, as well as income from discontinued operations.

| UPDATED: 4/27/17 2:07 pm ET - adds details
Kia picks Saad Chehab to lead marketing

Kia -- on the cusp of launching its critical Stinger performance sedan -- has hired former Chrysler advertising whiz Saad Chehab as its new marketing chief. The move, effective May 8, brings to Kia the formidable marketing mind behind some of Fiat Chrysler's most acclaimed advertising efforts.

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