Walter Maria de Silva

Volkswagen Group Design Chief Walter de Silva Retires

Current Volkswagen Group design boss Walter Maria de Silva is set to retire at the end of the month, though he will continue his links with the automaker in an advisory role. The Italian designer has worked for VW for the past 17 years and been in charge of all the design teams at the automaker... read more

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Winfried Vahland

VW Names Winfried Vahland New North American CEO

Last week, as part of the fallout from the developing dirty diesel scandal, the Volkswagen Group announced a company restructuring designed to delegate more responsibility to... read more September 29, 2015 by 

Matthias Müller

VW Group Names Matthias Müller As CEO, Announces Restructuring

In a widely expected move, the Volkswagen Group has announced that current Porsche chief Matthias Müller will take over as group CEO. No replacement for his role at... read more September 25, 2015 by 

Martin Winterkorn

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn Resigns In Wake Of Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen Group has announced that CEO Martin Winterkorn has resigned, effective immediately. The announcement comes just days after the news broke that the company had used... read more September 23, 2015 by 

John Krafcik

Google Hires Former Hyundai U.S. Chief To Head Autonomous Car Project

Google’s autonomous car project now has its own CEO in the form of auto industry veteran John Krafcik. The 53-year-old has previously worked for the Ford Motor Company... read more September 14, 2015 by 

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CFO Hans Dieter Pötsch To Become New Volkswagen Group Chairman

Volkswagen Group senior managers have nominated the automaker’s current CFO, Austrian Hans Dieter Pötsch, to become the new chairman of the overarching supervisory... read more September 4, 2015 by 

Sergio Marchionne

Sergio Marchionne To Be Named CEO Of Ferrari?

About a month ago, reports emerged claiming longstanding Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa had resigned and that a search was on for his replacement. It’s now being reported... read more August 28, 2015 by 

Mike Accavitti

Acura Replaces Its Chief

Acura has confirmed that it has appointed Jon Ikeda as its new chief, just as the brand prepares for the launch of its crucial second-generation NSX supercar. Former chief... read more July 28, 2015 by 

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Former Chrysler Quality Chief Heads To Apple As Rumors Fly

The Apple car rumors are officially in full swing right now. Well, they've been in full swing for a a little bit now, but that swing just got a nice big push. According to... read more July 22, 2015 by 

Amedeo Felisa

Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa Rumored To Have Stepped Down

Reports out of Italy are claiming there may be yet another changing of the guard over at Ferrari. Though yet to be confirmed by the Italian sports car manufacturer and... read more July 17, 2015 by 

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Even Honda’s CEO Is Waiting To Buy A Civic Type R

When Takahiro Hachigo moved back to Japan in March to be the new CEO of Honda, after the previous CEO Takanobu Ito stepped down amid slowing sales and the ongoing Takata... read more July 15, 2015 by 

Giorgetto Giugiaro

Giugiaro Quits Giugiaro: Automotive Design Icon Exits Company

Giorgetto Giugiaro, the Italian master behind iconic designs like Alfa Romeo's Giulia Sprint GTV, the DeLorean DMC-12 and the Lotus Esprit has resigned from Italdesign... read more July 2, 2015 by 

Luc Donckerwolke

Ex-Bentley Design Chief Tipped To Join Hyundai-Kia

It looks like Belgian designer Luc Donckerwolke may be headed to Korea to replace Peter Schreyer, who is currently in charge of design at Hyundai and Kia. It was announced... read more June 18, 2015 by 

Bryan Nesbitt

PT Cruiser Designer Bryan Nesbitt To Lead Buick Design

Bryan Nesbitt, most famous for his work on the Chrysler PT Cruiser, has returned to the States to head up Buick’s design team. The American spent the last four years... read more June 5, 2015 by 

Stefan Sielaff

Bentley Hires Stefan Sielaff As New Design Chief

Bentley has named Stefan Sielaff as its new design chief. The German designer is a Volkswagen Group man, having previously led design at Audi and more recently serving as... read more June 4, 2015 by 

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Ferdinand Piech Reportedly Unhappy With Appointment Of Nieces To VW Supervisory Board

After last week’s sudden departure of Volkswagen Group chairman Ferdinand Piech and his wife Ursula from the automaker’s overarching supervisory board, which came... read more May 1, 2015 by 


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