Philip Nussel Automotive News Online Editor Phil Nussel is Editor for Automotive News Online. [email protected] 313-446-0373 See All Staff Page Recent Stories The trouble with Japan's righteous indignation over Ghosn's escape The Japanese seem hellbent on bringing Carlos Ghosn to their brand of justice, but there is no sign of outrage over dozens of their own executives avoiding criminal charges in the U.S. stemming from several years of supplier corruption. Kia names Karim Habib to head vehicle design Karim Habib, who left as Infiniti's design chief last month, will shape the future look of Kia vehicles and will be based at the Korean automaker's global design headquarters. Faurecia reaches deal to end strike at U.S. plant Workers at a Faurecia plant in Michigan ended a strike after the UAW and the French supplier announced a tentative contract agreement. Germany's Kiekert shows how small suppliers thrive in a tough world There are many great examples of how innovation keeps big auto suppliers healthy, but a smaller, lesser-known supplier named Kiekert offers another kind of compelling case study. Autoliv net income gains 8.5% in Q2 as airbag business grows Autoliv said it posted gains across all its product lines during the second quarter as it generated more airbag business than expected in the wake of the Takata recall crisis. Mobileye posts Q2 gains on surging demand for automated driving technology Mobileye NV, one of the emerging providers of vision technology and software for crash-avoidance systems, said its net income surged in the second quarter as the auto industry continues to ramp up plans for autonomous cars.