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AutoNation Names Second CEO in Four Months

AutoNation Names Second CEO in Four Months

AutoNation named Cheryl Miller, the company’s CFO, to take the reins as Chief Executive Officer — the auto retailer’s second person to hold the job in the four months since long-standing CEO Mike Jackson gave up the job. Miller is replacing Carl Libbert, who took over...
Ford Electric Prototype Hauls 1M Pounds

Ford Electric Prototype Hauls 1M Pounds

Your locomotive in the shop? No problem. Or so it might seem if you can get your hands on one of Ford’s prototype all-electric pickups. While the truck is still several years away from production, the Detroit automaker is demonstrating off its potential muscle with a...
Daimler, Bosch Get New Autonomous Parking Approval

Daimler, Bosch Get New Autonomous Parking Approval

Daimler AG and Robert Bosch GmbH have gained approval to experiment with an automated driving system that won’t employ a “safety driver.” Until now, experiments with self-driving vehicles by companies such as Waymo, Uber and Cruise Automation, GM’s automated-driving...
Ford Cutting Production, Jobs in Canada

Ford Cutting Production, Jobs in Canada

Ford Motor Co. is preparing to trim production and idle 200 employees in September at its Canadian assembly plant in Oakville, Ontario, building utility vehicles and could idle more employees at the plant in January 2020. Ford said cuts follow a slowdown in sales of...
A C8 Corvette Q&A with GM President Mark Reuss

A C8 Corvette Q&A with GM President Mark Reuss

The new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette broke cover on Thursday night, and the sports car will be boasting some impressive numbers. The first-ever mid-engine ‘Vette will get a big bump in power, with its 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V-8 rated at 495 horsepower and 470...
Oliver Zipse Up Job as BMW’s Next CEO

Oliver Zipse Up Job as BMW’s Next CEO

When pro sports teams lose the top player in a position, coaches often rely on the phrase “next man up” when it comes a replacement. BMW’s found its “next man” for the role of CEO: Oliver Zipse. The Bavarian automaker named 55-year-old Zipse as its new chief...
Subaru, Lexus top J.D. Power’s 2019 Brand Loyalty Study

Subaru, Lexus top J.D. Power’s 2019 Brand Loyalty Study

Automakers are constantly fighting to keep their customers they’ve conquested from competitors while keeping their long-time fans too. For 2019, Subaru and Lexus appear the best as they’ve captured the top spots in the 2019 J.D. Power Brand Loyalty Index. Brand...