Musk adds ‘Technoking of Tesla’ title; CFO is ‘Master of Coin’
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Musk adds ‘Technoking of Tesla’ title; CFO is ‘Master of Coin’

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Fifth generation of Fords nominated to board as Edsel Ford plans to retire
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Fifth generation of Fords nominated to board as Edsel Ford plans to retire

DETROIT — The next generation of the Ford family is poised to begin overseeing the company their great-great-grandfather founded more than a century ago. The automaker on Friday said Alexandra Ford
Ford of Europe repositions for EV-focused future
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Ford of Europe repositions for EV-focused future

Ford Motor Co. is the first major automaker in Europe to say it would sell only fully electric passenger vehicles there by 2030. The decision is the culmination of a tumultuous two years under the leadership
Nissan’s top N.A. exec to lead Americas in regional realignment
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Nissan’s top N.A. exec to lead Americas in regional realignment

Nissan’s top North America executive will take a broader role as the Japanese automaker realigns its regional focus. Jérémie Papin, 47, has been promoted to the new role of chairman of the Americas,
Velodyne founder who quit now attacks board as SPAC deal turns sour
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Velodyne founder who quit now attacks board as SPAC deal turns sour

The SPAC deal that took auto-sensor maker Velodyne Lidar Inc. public has turned sour, with founder David Hall, who quit as chairman last month, criticizing the company’s leadership and strategic direction. “I
VW Group strategy chief Jost steps down
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VW Group strategy chief Jost steps down

HAMBURG — Volkswagen Group strategy chief Michael Jost will quit after more than a decade with the automaker, he said on his website, adding he would now focus on building smart boats with his
Enterprise gives workers $100 restaurant cards
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Enterprise gives workers $100 restaurant cards

Enterprise Holdings celebrated Employee Appreciation Day last week with an $8 million giveaway to benefit local restaurants that have been struggling to stay in business during the pandemic. Taylor:
Brockman: Fan of frozen dinners, firings?
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Brockman: Fan of frozen dinners, firings?

In the two decades that prosecutors say Bob Brockman was cheating the U.S. government out of $2 billion in taxes as CEO of Reynolds and Reynolds Co., he was outfitting company offices with used furniture,
Mazda appoints new executives for N.A.
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Mazda appoints new executives for N.A.

LOS ANGELES — Mazda is promoting several executives following the retirement of North American operations chief Jim Lievois, effective April 1. Ryuichi Umeshita has been appointed executive vice president
Why Aston Martin’s CEO is confident that turnround will succeed
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Why Aston Martin’s CEO is confident that turnround will succeed

Aston Martin is undergoing a transformation under former Mercedes-AMG head Tobias Moers, who joined as CEO in August last year after the struggling UK automaker was bailed out by Canadian billionaire
Haas retiring as CEO of Mahindra North America at end of March
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Haas retiring as CEO of Mahindra North America at end of March

Richard Haas, CEO of Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd.’s North American unit, is set to retire at the end of March, according to the company. Viren Popli will take over as interim CEO
Brockman tax probe linked to employee lawsuit from 20 years ago, report says
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Brockman tax probe linked to employee lawsuit from 20 years ago, report says

The U.S. government’s tax fraud case against former Reynolds and Reynolds Co. CEO Bob Brockman has links to a lawsuit brought by some former salesmen more than two decades ago, according to a media
Audi appoints former Porsche exec as finance chief
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Audi appoints former Porsche exec as finance chief

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Edsel’s Edsel heading to highest bidder
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Edsel’s Edsel heading to highest bidder

Barrett-Jackson is auctioning off two vehicles this month from the personal collection of Edsel Ford II, including a 1958 version of the car named after his grandfather. “This is an amazing opportunity
GM taps Kristen Siemen to lead sustainability; Dane Parker to retire
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GM taps Kristen Siemen to lead sustainability; Dane Parker to retire

DETROIT — General Motors has promoted Kristen Siemen to vice president of sustainable workplaces and chief sustainability officer. She replaces Dane Parker, GM’s first-ever sustainability officer,
Granholm confirmed to lead U.S. Energy Department
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Granholm confirmed to lead U.S. Energy Department

WASHINGTON — Jennifer Granholm was confirmed as Secretary of Energy, putting the former Michigan governor at the head of agency that will play a key role in implementing President Joe Biden’s
Volvo CEO explains reasons Geely merger was canceled
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Volvo CEO explains reasons Geely merger was canceled

Volvo’s and Geely’s positive momentum would have been negatively affected by all of the internal challenges that are part of any merger, Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said. He explained why he
Nissan CEO who oversaw Ghosn’s downfall testifies in court
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Nissan CEO who oversaw Ghosn’s downfall testifies in court

Former Nissan Motor Co. CEO Hiroto Saikawa told a Tokyo court that he agreed that former Chairman Carlos Ghosn should have been paid more to prevent him from going to a rival automaker. Greg Kelly, the
Sensor maker Velodyne removes founder from chairman post following investigation
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Sensor maker Velodyne removes founder from chairman post following investigation

Sensor maker Velodyne Lidar Inc. said on Monday it had removed founder David Hall as chairman and his wife Marta Thoma Hall as marketing chief following an investigation into their dealings with the board
A return to tradition in Honda’s new CEO
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A return to tradition in Honda’s new CEO

Hachigo is handing off a company that is ready to embrace change. He reorganized operations, bolstered Honda’s business in the all-important China market and brought the loosely independent Honda
Smith assault charge raises questions about corporate governance at Sonic Automotive
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Smith assault charge raises questions about corporate governance at Sonic Automotive

The scene described in the arrest warrant is disturbing. In the early hours of Oct. 5, a 46-year-old man shoved and began strangling a woman in her early twenties, knocking a phone out of her hand when
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