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  1. GM's Bryan Nesbitt named chief Buick stylist in design shuffle - AutoNews

    General Motors Discussion
    GM's Bryan Nesbitt named chief Buick stylist in design shuffle Automotive News Mike Colias June 4, 2015 General Motors has assigned Bryan Nesbitt the new global head of design for Buick amid a broader shuffling of design executives at the...
  2. Hyundai 'raids' BMW chief M engineer - AutoNews

    Asian Competition
    file under O M G Hyundai Motor hires longtime BMW executive in performance-car push - AuroNews Reuters December 21, 2014 SEOUL (Reuters) -- Hyundai Motor Corp. and affiliate Kia Motors Corp. hired Albert Biermann, chief engineer for BMW's M performance cars and light trucks, to develop...
  3. Another Cadillac Sales Exec Is Out As Sales Slump Amid Stiff Competition

    General Motors Discussion
    Cadillac U.S. sales chief Bill Peffer is out after less than 10 months, the brand's third head of sales to leave in two years as the executive turnover continues inside General Motors' sales organization. Peffer's departure marks the latest executive churn at Cadillac, which is trying to...
  4. Ford replaces Lincoln chief designer Wolff with luxury veteran

    Lincoln Discussion
    Ford replaces Lincoln chief designer Wolff with luxury veteran Autonews April 10, 2014 - 5:18 pm ET DETROIT (Bloomberg) -- Ford Motor Co.’s Lincoln brand, undergoing a $1 billion overhaul, will move forward with a new design director at the helm after quietly replacing Max Wolff. Wolff...
  5. Ford Performance Vehicle Chief Engineer says Nurburgring lap times are just marketing

    FoMoCo Engineering
    Ford Performance Vehicle Chief Engineer says Nurburgring lap times are just marketing In an email, Hameedi reportedly said Nürburgring lap times are "akin to qualifying times being set at a race with no pre/post inspection." He went on to say the current setup is a "total free for all" that's...
  6. Cadillac needs better branding, new marketing chief says

    Competition News
    Cadillac needs better branding, new marketing chief says Automotive News DETROIT -- Cadillac's newly hired marketing chief says the brand can reclaim leadership of the U.S. luxury market if it backs a rejuvenated vehicle lineup with a stronger brand identity. "There's already a good start with...
  7. MB Design Chief: 'Old Man's Car' - WSJ

    Automotive Industry News
    Rejuvenating the 'Old Man's Car' http://s.wsj.net/public/resources/images/MK-CH135_WAGENE_D_20131017180314.jpgDesign Chief Gorden Wagener Aims to Woo Younger Drivers to a Brand Known for Its Conservative Image - WSJ By Vanessa Fuhrmans Oct. 17, 2013 Daimler AG's flagship Mercedes-Benz often...
  8. Ford's Felice to replace retiring U.S. sales chief Czubay in exec shuffle

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford's Felice to replace retiring U.S. sales chief Czubay in exec shuffle Automotive News September 13, 2013 by Bradford Wernle Ford Motor Co. today unveiled several senior leadership changes in its U.S. marketing, sales and service and European management teams. Ken Czubay, who turns 65 next...
  9. Video: interview w/ Dave Pericak, Chief Engineer of next Mustang gives some insight

    Mustang Discussion
    Hopefully not a repost, searched first. Interesting interview with Dave Pericak on John Mcelroy's show about current and next gen Mustang: vids - http://www.mustang6g.com/forums/showthread.php?t=653 Listen carefully in the second segment when he says he thinks a couple hundred pound weight...
  10. Ford CFO Lewis Booth and Global Product Chief Derrick Kuzak to Retire

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford CFO Lewis Booth and Global Product Chief Derrick Kuzak to Retire; Veteran Executives Named as Successors Ford Media Lewis Booth, executive vice president and chief financial officer, has elected to retire effective April 1, after a 34-year career Derrick Kuzak, group vice president...
  11. 11/16 Live chat with David Pericak, Mustang Chief Engineer and ...

    FoMoCo Engineering
    tho not sponsored by FiN, couldn't resist using this section of the forum Chat it Up with Ford Leaders Around the LA Auto Show - Social.Ford.com Join us at 10:30 a.m. PST for live chat with David Pericak, Mustang Chief Engineer and... ...we wanted to make you aware of some time slots that...
  12. Peers name Ford's Mulally '2011 Chief Executive of the Year'

    Ford Corporate News
    Peers name Ford's Mulally '2011 Chief Executive of the Year' David Shepardson June 27. 2011 Detroit News Washington — Ford president and CEO Alan Mulally has been named "2011 Chief Executive of the Year" by peers. "The success he showed in the face of incredible difficulty was just...
  13. Ford Asia chief says small cars on way to China, India

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford Asia chief says small cars on way to China, India By Bernie Woodall June 16, 2011 Yahoo DETROIT (Reuters) - The head of Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F - News) operations in Asia said on Thursday that the company will meet its ambitious goals for growth in China and India by greatly expanding its...
  14. FIN Exclusive! Online chat with Eric Kuehn, chief engineer of the 2011 Ford F-150

    FIN Headline News
    This Chat has being rescheduled for this Thursday, January 24, between 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm Eastern Time. Eric started tinkering with cars long before he had a driver’s license. As a 13-year-old in northern Michigan, he took it as a challenge to get the former family car – a 1966 Chevrolet...
  15. Report: Focus chief engineer leaves Ford for... yacht builder?

    FIN Headline News
    Filed under: Europe, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Ford 2012 Ford Focus - Click above for high-res image gallery Jens Ludmann, the German engineer in Ford's European arm who led the development of the S-Max, Mondeo and 2012 Focus, is departing the automaker after a successful 10-year run. Where...
  16. VW replaces U.S. chief as contract talks continue

    European Competition
    Stefan Jacoby, Volkswagen AG's top U.S. executive, has been replaced as he continues contract talks with the company, and after a report that he's been hired to run Volvo. More...
  17. Toyota's Chief Test Driver Dies in Crash in Germany

    Asian Competition
    Hiromu Naruse, 67, died while driving a Lexus LFA supercar in Germany, according to reports from German newspaper Rhein-Zeitung More...
  18. Mercedes' US Chief Confirms Next Generation C-Class Coupe and Convertible

    European Competition
    Mercedes' US Chief Confirms Next Generation C-Class Coupe and Convertible The C-Class powered by a V-6 engine is currently the smallest model offered by Mercedes-Benz in the U.S. but that's all about to change as the automaker is planning a raft of new, more efficient models to help meet more...
  19. Dale Jr. is getting a new crew chief.

    General Motors Discussion
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tony Eury Jr. have been separated by Rick Hendrick. http://msn.foxsports.com/nascar/story/9620728/Eury-Jr.-out-as-Earnhardt%27s-crew-chief?FSO2&ATT=MA
  20. Autonews: Toyota chief Watanabe expected to quit in 2009

    Asian Competition
    TAKE A HINT RICK WAGONER!! ***************************************** AUTOMOTIVE NEWS Report: Toyota chief Watanabe expected to quit in 2009 RICHARD TRUETT DECEMBER 23, 2008 - 3:22 PM ET Toyota Motor Corp. may be getting a new leader in 2009. The Wall Street Journal reported today that...
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