Archives

5530 Ferruccio Lamborghini, Lyn St. James among Automotive Hall of Fame Class of 2022
News
Ferruccio Lamborghini, Lyn St. James among Automotive Hall of Fame Class of 2022
DETROIT — Members of the industry, family and friends from across the country and overseas gathered here Thursday evening for the 2022 Automotive Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony. The Dearborn,
5531 VW names Scott Keogh CEO of Scout EV brand; Pablo Di Si new VW of America CEO
News
VW names Scott Keogh CEO of Scout EV brand; Pablo Di Si new VW of America CEO
Volkswagen Group of America CEO Scott Keogh will leave the brand and take over as the first CEO of the German automaker’s nascent Scout electric vehicle brand, the automaker said Tuesday. Pablo
5532 Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, July 11-13
News
Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, July 11-13
Here are highlights from the latest episodes of ‘Daily Drive’, Automotive News’ weekday podcast, July 11-13, hosted by Jamie Butters with Kellen Walker. “It’s a very ambidextrous
5533 Palmer: Nissan could have been as valuable as Tesla
News
Palmer: Nissan could have been as valuable as Tesla
Tesla Inc. is worth as much as the next nine most valuable automakers combined. Nissan isn’t among those top 10. But it could have had a valuation similar to Tesla’s if it had stuck with
5534 Tesla's top Autopilot exec is leaving the automaker
News
Tesla's top Autopilot exec is leaving the automaker
Tesla Inc.’s top artificial intelligence executive and a key figure behind its driver-assistance system Autopilot is leaving the electric-car maker after a months-long sabbatical. Andrej Karpathy,
5535 Automotive News Europe Rising Stars: Climbing the ladder
News
Automotive News Europe Rising Stars: Climbing the ladder
Automotive News Europe recognized 19 Rising Stars this week as fast-climbing leaders who have spearheaded change in the auto industry. The honorees were chosen from a pool of 130 nominees and received
5536 Ford's Hau Thai-Tang, Frederiek Toney to retire
News
Ford's Hau Thai-Tang, Frederiek Toney to retire
Ford Motor Co. said Hau Thai-Tang, one of its top product development and purchasing executives, and Frederiek Toney, leader of its customer service division, will retire this year. Thai-Tang, Ford’s
5537 Lordstown Motors' Edward Hightower emerges as first Black CEO of a U.S. automaker in more than 100 years
News
Lordstown Motors' Edward Hightower emerges as first Black CEO of a U.S. automaker in more than 100 years
Edward Hightower was named the CEO of Lordstown Motors Corp. on Tuesday, making him the first Black CEO of a U.S. automaker in more than 100 years. “It’s something I’m proud of. I’m
5538 CDK Global CEO Brian Krzanich steps down following Brookfield sale; Brian MacDonald named acting CEO
News
CDK Global CEO Brian Krzanich steps down following Brookfield sale; Brian MacDonald named acting CEO
CDK Global Inc. CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned from the company following the completion of its sale last week to investment firm Brookfield Business Partners. CDK said in a regulatory filing Tuesday
5539 Musk mocks Twitter legal threat after scrapping $44 billion deal
News
Musk mocks Twitter legal threat after scrapping $44 billion deal
Elon Musk on Monday mocked Twitter Inc.’s threat to sue him following his move to abandon the $44 billion takeover deal, tweeting the social media firm would need to disclose more information on
5540 Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, July 6-8
News
Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, July 6-8
Here are highlights from the latest episodes of ‘Daily Drive’, Automotive News’ weekday podcast, July 6-8, hosted by Jamie Butters and Dan Shine with Kellen Walker. “If the economy
5541 Musk says he is terminating $44 billion Twitter deal; litigation looms in Del.
News
Musk says he is terminating $44 billion Twitter deal; litigation looms in Del.
Tesla Inc.  CEO Elon Musk said on Friday he was terminating his $44 billion deal for Twitter Inc., citing a material breach of multiple provisions of the agreement. The announcement likely brings to
5542 Musk says he is terminating $44 billion Twitter deal; litigation likely
News
Musk says he is terminating $44 billion Twitter deal; litigation likely
Tesla Inc.  CEO Elon Musk said on Friday he was terminating his $44 billion deal for Twitter Inc., citing a material breach of multiple provisions of the agreement. The announcement likely brings to
5543 New Automotive Hall of Fame exhibit to recognize African American contributions to industry
News
New Automotive Hall of Fame exhibit to recognize African American contributions to industry
The Automotive Hall of Fame is developing a new, permanent exhibit and educational program that will highlight the contributions of African Americans in the automotive industry. Founded in 1939 at The
5544 Kimberley Gardiner, marketing head at VW of America, to depart
News
Kimberley Gardiner, marketing head at VW of America, to depart
Volkswagen of America’s head of marketing, Kimberley Gardiner, is leaving the automaker after less than two years on the job, VW dealers were told Wednesday. Gardiner, 54, one of Automotive News’
5545 Henry Ford's 1908 home up for grabs
News
Henry Ford's 1908 home up for grabs
The house where Henry Ford lived when he introduced the Model T and the first moving assembly line has gone on the market for the first time in nearly 40 years. Designed by the Ford Motor Co. founder’s
5546 Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, June 27-29
News
Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, June 27-29
Here are highlights from the latest episodes of ‘Daily Drive’, Automotive News’ weekday podcast, June 20-23, hosted by Jamie Butters with Kellen Walker. “It’ll be interesting to
5547 Musk meets Pope Francis, breaks 10-day silence on Twitter
News
Musk meets Pope Francis, breaks 10-day silence on Twitter
Elon Musk and four of his sons met with Pope Francis at the Vatican last week and the Tesla Inc. CEO then broke 10 days of silence on Twitter to share a photo of the audience. Musk, the world’s
5548 Bob Brockman faces February trial in U.S. tax evasion case
News
Bob Brockman faces February trial in U.S. tax evasion case
Former Reynolds and Reynolds Co. CEO Bob Brockman will stand trial on criminal tax evasion charges in February 2023, a federal judge said Tuesday. Attorneys for Brockman, 81, also told a judge that Brockman
5549 Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, June 20-23
News
Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, June 20-23
Here are highlights from the latest episodes of ‘Daily Drive’, Automotive News’ weekday podcast, June 20-23, hosted by Jamie Butters with Kellen Walker. “I say that there are three
5550 VW loses 2 EV execs as ID4 production begins
News
VW loses 2 EV execs as ID4 production begins
As Volkswagen begins U.S. production of the ID4 compact crossover, two experienced, high-profile executives who helped guide the rollout of the brand’s electric vehicle transition on the continent
Top