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5792 St. Louis dealer Frank Bommarito dies at 88
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St. Louis dealer Frank Bommarito dies at 88
St. Louis dealer Frank Bommarito died Monday at 88. Bommarito, who founded Bommarito Automotive Group more than 50 years ago and expanded it across the St. Louis region, died peacefully in his home in
5790 Tesla China boss Tom Zhu promoted to oversee U.S. plants, sales
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Tesla China boss Tom Zhu promoted to oversee U.S. plants, sales
Tesla’s China chief Tom Zhu has been promoted to take direct oversight of the electric car maker’s U.S. assembly plants as well as sales operations in North America and Europe, according
5788 U.S. senator grills Tesla board about Musk's purchase of Twitter
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U.S. senator grills Tesla board about Musk's purchase of Twitter
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised concerns that Tesla Inc.’s board of directors has failed to meet its legal responsibility to protect the electric vehicle maker in the aftermath
5786 Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, Dec. 12-14
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Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, Dec. 12-14
Here are highlights from the latest episodes of ‘Daily Drive’, Automotive News’ weekday podcast, Dec. 12-14, hosted by Jamie Butters with Kellen Walker. “We’re a company
5784 Elon Musk restores Twitter accounts of journalists after suspensions draw backlash
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Elon Musk restores Twitter accounts of journalists after suspensions draw backlash
Elon Musk reinstated the Twitter accounts of several journalists that were suspended for a day over a controversy on publishing public data about the billionaire’s plane. The reinstatements came
5782 Ex-VW CEO Diess will head Infineon board
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Ex-VW CEO Diess will head Infineon board
BERLIN — Former Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess is in line to become supervisory board chairman at semiconductor group Infineon. Diess, 64, was replaced as VW Group CEO by Porsche boss Oliver
5780 Elon Musk sells $3.6B worth of his stake in Tesla
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Elon Musk sells $3.6B worth of his stake in Tesla
Elon Musk, who lost his No. 1 spot on Bloomberg’s ranking of the world’s richest people this week, unloaded Tesla stock for the fourth time this year. Tesla’s CEO sold almost 22 million shares for
5778 VW Group promotes Audi, Porsche execs to top roles
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VW Group promotes Audi, Porsche execs to top roles
Volkswagen Group has appointed new bosses for the automaker’s quality and design divisions to speed up decision-making and improve coordination between the VW, Audi and Porsche brands. Effective
5776 Musk’s $5.7 billion mystery gift went to his own charity
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Musk’s $5.7 billion mystery gift went to his own charity
The $5.7 billion of Tesla Inc. shares that Elon Musk donated to an unnamed organization at the end of 2021 went to his own charitable arm, instantly making it one of the largest foundations in the U.S. The
5774 Mazda's Akira Marumoto: Exploring options
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Mazda's Akira Marumoto: Exploring options
HIROSHIMA, Japan — CEO Akira Marumoto is steering longtime internal combustion stalwart Mazda Motor Corp. through a delicate shift into the age of electrification. Marumoto previewed the transition
5772 TV veteran excels at local news coverage
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TV veteran excels at local news coverage
Tom Carl has joined Automotive News as visual operations manager. Carl, 40, spent nearly 18 years in a TV newsroom in Hartford, Conn., where he most recently was manager of technology and operations. He
5770 Ford CMO Suzy Deering abruptly departs
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Ford CMO Suzy Deering abruptly departs
DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. on Wednesday said Chief Marketing Officer Suzy Deering, who joined the automaker in early 2021 from eBay, is leaving the company at the end of the week. The automaker did not
5768 Elon Musk's Twitter antics tarnish Tesla, analysts say
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Elon Musk's Twitter antics tarnish Tesla, analysts say
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has lifted the upstart automaker to impressive heights as the top-selling EV brand and industry loyalty leader. But the tech billionaire is undermining that goodwill with his recent
5766 Former BorgWarner exec left out of U.S.-Russia deal freeing WNBA's Brittney Griner
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Former BorgWarner exec left out of U.S.-Russia deal freeing WNBA's Brittney Griner
Editor’s note: An earlier version of this report incorrectly stated David Whelan’s relationship to Paul Whelan. They are brothers. President Joe Biden announced that WNBA star Brittney Griner
5765 Former BorgWarner exec left out of U.S.-Russia deal freeing WNBA's Brittney Griner
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Former BorgWarner exec left out of U.S.-Russia deal freeing WNBA's Brittney Griner
Editor’s note: An earlier version of this report incorrectly stated David Whelan’s relationship to Paul Whelan. They are brothers. President Joe Biden announced that WNBA star Brittney Griner
5762 Toyota names new head of production engineering and manufacturing
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Toyota names new head of production engineering and manufacturing
Toyota Motor North America has appointed Takefumi Shiga as the new head of production engineering and manufacturing for its operations in the region and handed him the leading role in developing its first
5760 Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, Nov. 28-Dec. 1
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Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, Nov. 28-Dec. 1
Here are highlights from the latest episodes of ‘Daily Drive’, Automotive News’ weekday podcast, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, hosted by Jamie Butters with Kellen Walker. “It isn’t really
5758 May Mobility names senior Intel executive as COO
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May Mobility names senior Intel executive as COO
Kathy Winter, a senior executive who previously worked in the autonomous vehicle technology divisions of Intel, Motorola and Delphi, will become the new COO at May Mobility. The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based
5756 Automotive News Leading Women Conference: Purpose and impact
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Automotive News Leading Women Conference: Purpose and impact
The 2022 Automotive News Leading Women conference tackled issues such as diversity and work cultures, leading multigenerational teams and leadership lessons.  Keynote speakers were racing pioneer Lyn
5755 Automotive News Leading Women Conference: Purpose and impact
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Automotive News Leading Women Conference: Purpose and impact
The 2022 Automotive News Leading Women conference tackled issues such as diversity and work cultures, leading multigenerational teams and leadership lessons.  Keynote speakers were racing pioneer Lyn
5752 CarMax appoints longtime employee as COO
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CarMax appoints longtime employee as COO
CarMax Inc. has appointed Joe Wilson, a longtime employee, as COO and executive vice president. Wilson, 49, stepped into the role “effective immediately,” according to a document CarMax filed
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