GM's Bryan Nesbitt named chief Buick stylist in design shuffle
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...
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Hyundai Motor hires longtime BMW executive in performance-car push - AuroNews
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...
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...
Ford replaces Lincoln chief designer Wolff with luxury veteran
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.
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...
Cadillac needs better branding, new marketing chief says
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...
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...
Ford's Felice to replace retiring U.S. sales chief Czubay in exec shuffle
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...
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...
Ford CFO Lewis Booth and Global Product Chief Derrick Kuzak to Retire; Veteran Executives Named as Successors
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...
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...
Peers name Ford's Mulally '2011 Chief Executive of the Year'
June 27. 2011
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...
Ford Asia chief says small cars on way to China, India
By Bernie Woodall
June 16, 2011
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...
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...
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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...
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...
TAKE A HINT RICK WAGONER!!
Report: Toyota chief Watanabe expected to quit in 2009
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...