Bracken retiring from Lexus, to be succeeded by deputy David ChristMay 22
David Christ, who switched from the Toyota Division to Lexus at the start of this year, will succeed his boss, Jeff Bracken, who is retiring as head of Lexus' United States operations after 40 years with Toyota.
China cuts import duty to 15% in boost for BMW, Tesla, Mercedes, PorscheMay 22
China will cut the import duty on passenger cars to 15 percent from the current 25 percent, in a boost to foreign automakers, just as the immediate threat of a trade war with the United States recedes.
BMW, Toyota, Ford at odds with S. Africa over production boost planMay 22
Tesla shareholders urged to remove Musk from chairman's roleMay 21
Nissan's 54-year old CFO retiresMay 18
Musk's boardroom buddy raises investor hackles at TeslaMay 18
Ex-Ford exec Nair named president of Canadian racing firmMay 18
Mercedes to make compact EV in FranceMay 18
Daimler plans to invest $589 million into its plant in Hambach, France, to start producing a compact electric car for Mercedes. The new car, which will be part of Mercedes' EQ electric subbrand, will be built alongside the battery-powered Smart ForTwo.
Trump officials set to meet California air regulators next weekMay 18
Marchionne plans big shift in FCA's vehicle assembly in Italy, report saysMay 18
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne is planning a sweeping transformation of production in Italy that will see FCA abandon the manufacture of the Punto and MiTo small cars in favor of upscale models, Bloomberg reported.