Suzuki Motor appoints scion as CEO to rebuild after testing scandalWed, 29, Jun 2016
Suzuki Motor Corp. tapped the son of the company patriarch to become CEO, keeping management of Japan's fourth-largest automaker with the founding family as it tries to recover from a testing scandal.
Uber, Lyft settle litigation involving top executivesTue, 28, Jun 2016
Rival ride services Uber and Lyft have settled high stakes litigation involving two of their top executives, court filings show, in advance of a trial that could have aired sensitive details about both companies.
Takata CEO says he'll step down once 'new regime' is in placeTue, 28, Jun 2016
Takata CEO Shigehisa Takada said he will resign after a "new management regime" is found, finally heeding calls for change so that the auto parts supplier can move ahead in dealing with a multibillion dollar airbag recall.
Porsche-Piech clan close ranks ahead of VW annual meetingFri, 17, Jun 2016
The Piech and Porsche families who control Volkswagen displayed unity ahead of next week's annual shareholder meeting, just as the carmaker is reshaping its business following a diesel emissions scandal.
Buick, GMC ad agencies consolidated by parent PublicisWed, 15, Jun 2016
Publicis Groupe has made a key leadership change on its GM account -- handling Buick and GMC -- as it combines the Detroit offices of Leo Burnett's and DigitasLBi to service the automaker as a single unit.
Mitsubishi Motors to hire auditor to oversee tech unit, report saysFri, 10, Jun 2016
Mitsubishi Motors plans to bring in an outside auditor to monitor its technology division, blamed for at least three high-profile cheating scandals, two people familiar with the thinking of the company's leadership told Reuters.
GM names Boler-Davis head of global manufacturing, labor relationsThu, 09, Jun 2016
General Motors has named Alicia Boler-Davis as its head of global manufacturing and labor relations, the latest in a string of high-profile appointments for the long-time GM engineer. Boler-Davis, 47, succeeds Jim Deluca, 55, who is retiring after a 37-year career.
GM names Tony Francavilla as head of global qualityWed, 08, Jun 2016
General Motors has appointed veteran manufacturing executive Tony Francavilla as its global quality chief. Francavilla, 58, replaces the departed Grace Lieblein, who retired at the end of 2015 after working in the position for about a year. Like Lieblein, he will report to GM CEO Mary Barra.
NADA names Fong to head dealership operationsTue, 07, Jun 2016
The National Automobile Dealers Association named Peter Fong, 52, as senior vice president of dealership operations. He replaces John Lyboldt, who left NADA to become president of the Truckload Carriers Association.
Suzuki chairman will step down as CEO over false fuel-economy testsWed, 08, Jun 2016
Suzuki's Chairman Osamu Suzuki will give up his CEO title while Executive Vice President Osamu Honda will retire, the automaker said today, after the company revealed using false fuel-economy tests last month.
Lincoln's VanDyke tapped as Ford of Europe marketing VPMon, 06, Jun 2016
Lincoln's top marketing and sales executive, Matt VanDyke, is leaving the brand this summer to become Ford of Europe's vice president of marketing. VanDyke will be replaced by Robert Parker, who oversaw Lincoln's launch in China, a Ford spokesman said today.
Cooper-Standard CEO seeks more growth amid tech changesMon, 06, Jun 2016
Cooper-Standard CEO Jeffrey Edwards aimed to diversify the supplier's geographical footprint and increase r&d when he arrived from Johnson Controls in 2012. The company's products aren't as sexy as the technology that dominates front pages -- autonomous-driving systems, in-dash interfaces or electrification -- but it sells, and Wall Street is taking notice.