Executives

FCA preparing to name Pietro Gorlier as Europe chief, report says

Fiat Chrysler is nearing the appointment of Pietro Gorlier, COO of its components business, as the new head of Europe as part of a broad reorganization that may be announced as early as this week, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.

Who can replace Jackson as voice of the industry?

The transition to a new CEO could make for a real tone shift at AutoNation. It's one thing to find a smart business leader who can run the country's largest new-vehicle retailer; it's another to replace someone who has effectively served as the voice for an industry.

UPDATED: 9/21/18 3:53 pm ET
GM restructures global strategy, EV executives

General Motors is restructuring the leadership of its global strategy and EV units as it begins to deploy at least 20 battery-electric and fuel-cell powered vehicles globally by 2023.

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Lighthizer: U.S. won't wait for Canada on new NAFTA deal

The United States is moving forward on its bilateral trade deal with Mexico that has implications for the auto industry even if Canada is left out because negotiators can't resolve their sharp differences over dairy and a dispute resolution system, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said.

Musk says Tesla making its own car carriers

The company is upgrading its logistics system but running into an "extreme" shortage of car carrier trailers, CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Monday in response to a customer who ordered a Model 3 in June but has yet to receive the car.

Who can replace Jackson as voice of the industry?

The transition to a new CEO could make for a real tone shift at AutoNation. It's one thing to find a smart business leader who can run the country's largest new-vehicle retailer; it's another to replace someone who has effectively served as the voice for an industry.

How Kia's new Telluride rumbled onto the runway

The surprise sneak peek at New York Fashion Week was another example of Kia showing up in unexpected places, such as the luxury sports sedan segment and the top tier of the industry's quality rankings.

BorgWarner CEO: Bring on the electrics

BorgWarner is reaching an enviable position for a traditional engine parts supplier -- it won't care what kind of a propulsion system a customer wants.

Former Ford exec's pet project

Former Ford Motor Co. executive MaryAnn Wright led drive for new $5 million dollar animal shelter in Dearborn that bears her name.

Giving appliance design a whirl

Retired Ford Motor Co. chief designer J. Mays will join Whirlpool in October as a vice president and chief design officer.

UPDATED: 9/21/18 3:53 pm ET
GM restructures global strategy, EV executives

General Motors is restructuring the leadership of its global strategy and EV units as it begins to deploy at least 20 battery-electric and fuel-cell powered vehicles globally by 2023.

California, other states set to challenge Trump over relaxed emissions rules

Democratic leaders in three states warned again Friday they are ready to challenge the Trump administration in court, alleging abuse of power, if it moves ahead with plans to weaken tailpipe emission standards, and they criticized the auto industry for welching on a national agreement to roughly double fuel economy targets.


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