4844 Former aide to UAW ex-president sentenced to 1 year in prison
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Former aide to UAW ex-president sentenced to 1 year in prison

DETROIT — Edward Robinson, a top aide to former UAW President Gary Jones, was sentenced Wednesday to one year in prison for his role in the UAW corruption scandal even after prosecutors lobbied for
4842 Hyundai counsel Jerry Flannery to retire after 34 years
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Hyundai counsel Jerry Flannery to retire after 34 years

LOS ANGELES — Hyundai Motor America’s chief legal officer, Jerry Flannery, is retiring after 34 years with the automaker. He joined just two years after it established U.S. operations. Flannery
4840 U.S. was left ‘not aware' of ex-VW exec's early release
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U.S. was left ‘not aware’ of ex-VW exec’s early release

Federal court officials were caught unaware when a key Volkswagen executive who was sentenced in Detroit to seven years in prison for his role in the automaker’s diesel emissions scandal was set
4838 OBITUARY: Gerald Wiegert
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OBITUARY: Gerald Wiegert

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4836 Who’s who at Stellantis
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Who’s who at Stellantis

Executives from PSA Group make up a slight majority of the Stellantis leadership team announced last week, though Fiat Chrysler Automobiles executives are in charge of the company’s finances, marketing
4834 CEO Tavares will have 38 direct reports at Stellantis -- double from PSA
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CEO Tavares will have 38 direct reports at Stellantis — double from PSA

TURIN – Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares will have 38 top executives reporting directly to him at the new automotive group – more than twice as many than at PSA Group, and considerably more than the
4832 Trump pardons ex-Google AV engineer Levandowski, commutes sentence of dealer Billy Walters
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Trump pardons ex-Google AV engineer Levandowski, commutes sentence of dealer Billy Walters

Departing President Donald Trump pardoned Anthony Levandowski, saving the engineer from more than a year in prison for stealing trade secrets from his former employer, Alphabet’s Waymo. The pardon
4830 Ex-VW manager Schmidt gets early release from prison in diesel case
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Ex-VW manager Schmidt gets early release from prison in diesel case

Former Volkswagen Group executive Oliver Schmidt, whose 2017 arrest at the Miami airport made global headlines, was released from prison after serving about half his sentence on charges related to the
4828 Stellantis CEO to U.S. dealers: ‘I love you'
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Stellantis CEO to U.S. dealers: ‘I love you’

One question that has hung over the merger is whether Peugeot would return to the U.S., a market it abandoned in 1991. Peugeot CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato told British journalists last week that the idea
4826 Rivian hires industry outsider as next CFO
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Rivian hires industry outsider as next CFO

With production of Rivian’s first saleable units less than six months away and the startup EV maker pivoting to becoming a revenue-generating enterprise, CEO RJ Scaringe has recruited an industry
4824 Kia's success may be costing it talent
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Kia’s success may be costing it talent

LOS ANGELES — The first week of January saw Kia Motors America celebrating sales numbers that were down just 4.8 percent during the 2020 pandemic as the brand prepared a fresh product offensive for
4822 Nissan insider key to Ghosn’s downfall set to break silence
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Nissan insider key to Ghosn’s downfall set to break silence

More than two years after the arrest of auto titan Carlos Ghosn on charges of financial crimes, the Nissan Motor Co. executive said to be key to the downfall of the automaker’s former chairman is set
4820 EX-VW CEO Winterkorn avoids market manipulation trial but faces tougher test
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EX-VW CEO Winterkorn avoids market manipulation trial but faces tougher test

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4818 Nissan insider key to Ghosn’s downfall testifies in Japan court
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Nissan insider key to Ghosn’s downfall testifies in Japan court

More than two years after the arrest of auto titan Carlos Ghosn on charges of financial crimes, the Nissan Motor Co. executive said to be key to the downfall of the carmaker’s former chairman has broken
4816 Ex-Kia COO Peffer named Maserati N.A. chief
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Ex-Kia COO Peffer named Maserati N.A. chief

Editor’s note: Kia achieved its best U.S. sales year in 2016. An earlier version of this story misstated the year. Bill Peffer, who spent just one week as COO and executive vice president at Kia
4814 Ex-Audi CEO blames engineers' evasive tactics for diesel woes
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Ex-Audi CEO blames engineers’ evasive tactics for diesel woes

Former Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, on trial over charges related to Volkswagen Group’s diesel scandal, blamed engineers for his failure to uncover widespread cheating on emissions tests. Stadler,
4812 OBITUARY: Shirley Young
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OBITUARY: Shirley Young

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4810 LaNeve built strong ties with Ford dealers
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LaNeve built strong ties with Ford dealers

DETROIT — In April 2018, Richard Bazzy, who owns Ford and Lincoln stores in the Pittsburgh area, placed a frantic call to Mark LaNeve, Ford Motor Co.’s head of U.S. marketing, sales and service. The
4808 Self-driving firm Cruise hires former Delta exec as COO
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Self-driving firm Cruise hires former Delta exec as COO

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4806 Kia's new COO exits — after just one week
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Kia’s new COO exits — after just one week

LOS ANGELES — One week after starting a new position as chief operating officer and executive vice president at Kia Motors America, Bill Peffer has resigned “in conjunction with his pursuit of
4804 Former VW, Nissan exec Shahani leads Lexus marketing
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Former VW, Nissan exec Shahani leads Lexus marketing

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