Jackie Charniga Retail / Finance & Insurance reporter Jackie Charniga covers retail and finance & insurance for Automotive News. [email protected] 313-446-6047 See All Staff Page Recent Stories Former VW U.S. boss to advise Digital Motors Hinrich Woebcken, a former BMW executive who led Volkswagen Group's North American operations until last year, is also an investor in the startup retail and financial technology platform. Daimler Financial gets new Europe boss Peter Zieringer, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA, will leave his post to lead Daimler Financial Services' European operations. Toyota will debut RAV4 at New York auto show Toyota will debut a redesigned, fifth-generation RAV4 at the New York auto show. Changes grip embattled British supplier GKN GKN has changed CEOs, embarked on a two-year profit drive and now is battling a hostile takeover -- all while launching its advanced eDrive technology. Germans focus on audio while Japanese want more comfort, Google's auto trend report shows Based on what they Google, Americans are looking for a variety of ways to secure their pets in transit while Germans focus on their audio and Japanese want more comfort. BMW recalls all i3 EVs in U.S. on neck injury risk BMW is recalling all i3 EVs in the U.S. due to a risk of neck injuries to smaller people in the driver's seat who aren't wearing seat belts. Maserati's incentive program changes 'unfair,' U.S. judge rules A judge in the U.S. state of New York ruled that proposed changes to Maserati's incentive program and franchise agreement were "unfair," confirming a previous decision. BMW moves deeper into Silicon Valley with Shift investment BMW's venture capital fund poured $38 million in a Silicon Valley online used-car startup focused on younger buyers. Group 1 buys 12 London dealerships Dealership buy-sells went global last week. Group 1 Automotive bought a dozen dealerships outside of London and a Dutch group invested in Houston's indiGO Auto. Fisker's Tesla Model S rival will have long range and quick charging time The Fisker EMotion electric vehicle will debut Aug. 17 during Monterey Car Week in California. BMW will install up to 100 charging stations in U.S. national parks BMW has partnered with the U.S. National Park Service to improve electric-vehicle accessibility in national parks by promising to install up to 100 charging stations.