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Ludwig Willisch, Head of BMW Group Region Americas

Ludwig Willisch, Head of BMW Group Region Americas to retire August 1

BMW will soon execute an executive shuffle: on August 1, Ludwig Willich, Head of BMW Group Region Americas, will retire after 21 years with the German automaker. Ludwig has managed all sales, marketing, and distribution activities from Canada to Argentina since 2011. He also held the title of... read more

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Hyundai Puts Former Lamborghini Exec In Charge Of Genesis Luxury Division

Having recently announced the new luxury brand Genesis, Hyundai has now named the person who will lead it. That person is former Lamborghini executive Manfred Fitzgerald. In... read more December 31, 2015 by


 
Jaguar design boss Ian Callum at England’s Classic Motor Cars

Ian Callum Tells The Story Of How He Became A Designer: Video

Ian Callum has been responsible for some of the most beautiful cars on the roads over the last few decades, with most of his career actually spent with Ford Motor Company... read more December 30, 2015 by


 
Dietmar Exler, President and CEO of MBUSA and NAFTA

Dietmar Exler Named President And CEO Of Mercedes-Benz USA

The Daimler AG board a management today announced that 47-year-old Dietmar Exler will take over as President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA and NAFTA effective January 1, 2016... read more December 21, 2015 by


 
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VW Group Names New Design, R&D Chiefs In Management Reshuffle

In the wake of its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group is undertaking a number of strategies to help curtail spending as well as ensure mistakes like the... read more December 17, 2015 by


 
Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann and the 2012 Urus SUV concept

Lamborghini CEO To Be Replaced By Ex-Ferrari F1 Boss: Report

Reports out of Italy claim Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann is about to be replaced by former Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] Formula One boss Stefano Domenicali. Some readers will... read more December 16, 2015 by


 
Ulrich Hackenberg

Audi R&D chief steps down amid emissions cheating scandal

Audi R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg has announced his resignation amid the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal where a number of Audi models, including some here in... read more December 4, 2015 by


 
Klaus Zellmer

Klaus Zellmer Named Chief Of Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Cars North America has a new chief following the reshuffle of senior managers at many Volkswagen Group brands as a result of the automaker’s diesel emissions... read more October 14, 2015 by


 
Dr. Oliver Blume

Oliver Blume Named CEO Of Porsche

Sports car manufacturer Porsche from today will be led by Oliver Blume. The 47-year-old was previously in charge of production and logistics and was promoted to the top job... read more October 1, 2015 by


 
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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