A natural huckster and fierce competitor with Italian roots and a penchant for cigars, vinyl car roofs and Greek-temple grilles, Iacocca defined the role of the imperial American executive -- first as president of Ford, then as CEO and chairman at Chrysler -- for much of the last quarter of the 20th century.
Bentley is hatching plans to introduce a sportier, coupelike version of the Bentayga, the brand's first SUV. Bentley CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer said advance design and engineering work on a performance-enhanced, fastback Bentayga variant are under way, though the program still needs formal approval.
The EPA and California air regulators received an initial proposal from VW, which faced a Friday deadline, to address emissions violations with the company's 2.0-liter diesel vehicles. Details about the fix were not released and VW officials were not immediately available for comment.