Ford CEO Mark Fields is working to prepare the automaker for a future in shared and autonomous vehicles by adding mobility services to its portfolio. He discussed this and more in an interview with Automotive News Europe sister publication Automotive News.
Volvo is reshuffling its North American management by appointing global corporate product strategy chief Lex Kerssemakers to replace U.S. CEO Tony Nicolosi. Volvo Vice President of Product Planning Henrik Green will take over Kerssemakers's duties as product strategy chief on an interim basis.
Auto executives say that the best response to Western sanctions against Russia is to continue investing there. Ford and Renault-Nissan plan to localize more production while BMW is continuing negotiations for a car factory in the country.