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5296 Elon Musk seeks feedback — unless it's negative
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Elon Musk seeks feedback — unless it's negative
Elon Musk doesn’t want to hear complaints from customers trying out the driver-assistance system that Tesla plans to start charging $15,000 for in the coming weeks. The CEO scolded a Tesla owner
5297 Biden drives his 1967 Corvette for upcoming episode of 'Jay Leno's Garage'
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Biden drives his 1967 Corvette for upcoming episode of 'Jay Leno's Garage'
President Joe Biden drove his classic 1967 C2 Corvette Stingray and talked cars with Jay Leno on Friday as the two filmed a segment for the comedian’s CNBC show. “It was really good. It was even
5298 Lucid hires former Apple exec amid software struggles with Air sedan
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Lucid hires former Apple exec amid software struggles with Air sedan
Lucid Motors has appointed a former Apple Inc. executive, Derrick Carty, as vice president of platform software engineering amid a slow rollout of key software features on the EV startup’s Air
5299 GM board's new member: Focus on brand loyalty
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GM board's new member: Focus on brand loyalty
DETROIT — General Motors has found its newest board member in the world of luxury fashion. The automaker appointed Joanne Crevoiserat, CEO of Tapestry, to its board of directors, returning it to gender
5300 Group 1 CEO Hesterberg to retire at year's end; U.S. chief Kenningham named to top post
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Group 1 CEO Hesterberg to retire at year's end; U.S. chief Kenningham named to top post
Group 1 Automotive Inc., the fourth-largest U.S. auto dealership group in 2021, said CEO Earl Hesterberg will retire at the end of the year. Hesterberg, 69, will leave Group 1 effective Dec. 31, and
5301 Battery startup Britishvolt CEO to step down
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Battery startup Britishvolt CEO to step down
Orral Nadjari, the founder and CEO of UK battery startup Britishvolt, will step down from his leadership position, the company said.  Deputy CEO and president of global operations Graham Hoare, a longtime
5302 Musk subpoenas ex-Twitter CEO Dorsey in battle over $44 billion buyout
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Musk subpoenas ex-Twitter CEO Dorsey in battle over $44 billion buyout
Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk subpoenaed former Twitter Inc. CEO Jack Dorsey as he fights a lawsuit by the social media company seeking to make him complete the $44 billion buyout he proposed. Dorsey, a co-founder
5303 Karma Automotive sues revived DeLorean Motors, claiming stolen intellectual property
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Karma Automotive sues revived DeLorean Motors, claiming stolen intellectual property
Karma Automotive is suing DeLorean Motors Reimagined, alleging it stole the luxury electric vehicle company’s intellectual property. The lawsuit, filed Aug. 8 in U.S. District Court for the Southern
5304 Torc Robotics names new CEO from Daimler's autonomous technology group
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Torc Robotics names new CEO from Daimler's autonomous technology group
Torc Robotics will replace its co-founder with a Daimler Truck executive as CEO. Peter Vaughan Schmidt, 52, head of Daimler Truck’s Autonomous Technology Group, will take over from Torc co-founder
5305 NADA showrunner Steve Pitt dies at 75
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NADA showrunner Steve Pitt dies at 75
Steve Pitt, the longtime organizer of the convention held annually by the National Automobile Dealers Association, died Saturday of a brain hemorrhage just days before his 76th birthday, an NADA spokeswoman
5306 Tesla denies report that legal chief who conducted internal probe has left
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Tesla denies report that legal chief who conducted internal probe has left
Tesla Inc. on Wednesday denied a report that it has parted ways with the law department leader heading an internal inquiry into purchase orders at the electric vehicle maker. David Searle left his position
5307 Toyota adds 3 members to N.A. diversity advisory board
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Toyota adds 3 members to N.A. diversity advisory board
Toyota Motor North America has named three new members to its North American Diversity Advisory Board. The automaker on Monday announced the appointments of Robert Davidson, former CEO and chairman of
5308 Elon Musk leads automotive CEO compensation gold rush
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Elon Musk leads automotive CEO compensation gold rush
Tesla Inc.’s soaring stock price produced a nearly $23.5 billion windfall for Elon Musk last year, making him the highest-paid CEO at publicly traded U.S. companies in the auto industry by far,
5309 Scout's honor: Keogh gets history lesson
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Scout's honor: Keogh gets history lesson
Scott Keogh is doing his homework. Keogh, who starts his job as CEO of Volkswagen’s new Scout brand Sept. 1, immersed himself in the heritage of the name with a trip to Harvester Homecoming in Indiana
5310 VW dealers worry about ‘revolving door’ ahead of Scott Keogh’s exit
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VW dealers worry about ‘revolving door’ ahead of Scott Keogh’s exit
When Volkswagen Group named Scott Keogh CEO of its North American region in 2018, U.S. dealers rejoiced: Not only had he proved himself capable when he was running Audi, but he intimately knew the U.S.
5311 Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, August 1-4
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Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, August 1-4
Here are highlights from the latest episodes of ‘Daily Drive’, Automotive News’ weekday podcast, August 1-4, hosted by Jamie Butters with Kellen Walker. “It was sort of the establishment
5312 Chrysler, Harvey Weinstein, end competing dueling lawsuits over Jeep crash
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Chrysler, Harvey Weinstein, end competing dueling lawsuits over Jeep crash
NEW YORK – The U.S. business of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Harvey Weinstein agreed to end competing lawsuits over a 2019 crash in which the now-imprisoned former Hollywood movie producer flipped
5313 Former Ford exec Matt VanDyke on jump to Shift Digital
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Former Ford exec Matt VanDyke on jump to Shift Digital
After working to develop digital retailing at Ford Motor Co., longtime automaker executive Matt VanDyke is now looking to accelerate online sales throughout the broader auto industry. In June, VanDyke
5314 Toyota unit falsified emissions data from at least 2003, probe finds
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Toyota unit falsified emissions data from at least 2003, probe finds
TOKYO — A major affiliate of Toyota Motor Corp. falsified emissions data on some engines going back to at least 2003, more than a decade earlier than previously indicated, a company-sponsored probe
5315 CEO David Smith named chairman of Sonic Automotive; former CEO Scott Smith returns to board
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CEO David Smith named chairman of Sonic Automotive; former CEO Scott Smith returns to board
Sonic Automotive Inc. CEO David Smith, following the June 22 death of his father and company co-founder Bruton Smith, has been elected chairman of the board of the dealer group, according to a document
5316 Highlights from the latest 'Daily Drive' podcasts, July 25-27
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Highlights from the latest 'Daily Drive' podcasts, July 25-27
Here are highlights from the latest episodes of ‘Daily Drive’, Automotive News’ weekday podcast, July 25-27, hosted by Jamie Butters with Kellen Walker. “It’s going to be
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