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Outgoing president Hajime Koso is leaving some big shoes to fill
He replaces former AMG boss Tobias Moers
Aston Martin has a new boss. Amedeo Felisa is an engineer who over several decades turned Ferraris into great cars, and later ran that whole company.Aston's previous boss, ex-AMG man Tobias Moers, has been fired.This reflects the turbulence
Elon Musk-billionaire, genius, social-media meme lord, and one of the most polarizing figures in the automotive industry. Now, he's also Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2021.Deserved? You could say so. Musk is, after all, the
What do you think of this hire?
Cum laude in physics, an expert in motion-activated user interfaces, imaging and power solutions, president of Analog Micro-electromechanical Systems and Sensors Group-no this isn't the CV of some newly hired Silicon Valley chief technology officer. This extensive background
The end of an era for the automaker
After celebrating its 100th year in business in 2020, Suzuki Motor Corporation will be undergoing a big change to kick off 2021: Chairman Osamu Suzuki will be retiring after more than 40 years of leading the automaker.The company says that the
He takes over from Takahiro Hachigo
Effective April 1, Honda Motor Company (HMC) will have a new president and CEO as Toshihiro Mibe takes over the leadership of the Japanese automotive brand from Takahiro Hachigo. Hachigo will stay on as director when he steps down from the post.
He retires after two years at the head of the company
Ferrari's Louis Camilleri has resigned from his position as chief executive officer, citing unspecified personal reasons. It's a shock move that has wrong-footed the Italian giant, although it's been reported that the 65-year old was recently hospitalized,
He also keep his post as CEO of Bugatti
Stephan Winkelmann is coming home. Lamborghini has confirmed that the 56-year old, who was CEO of the Sant'Agata-based supercar (and SUV) company from 2005 to 2016, will be replacing current boss, Stefano Domenicali. The latter will become president and
Antonio ‘Toti’ Zara III will serve as president of the automotive business unit
Ayala Corporation-owned AC Industrials just announced some organizational and executive movements earlier today, and it appears that big changes are up for AC Motors.The company's press release reads: "Moving forward, AC Motors will organize itself into two distinct businesses-
A lot of hopes and dreams are riding on this car
Is the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class too complicated? Not according to the company's chairman, Ola Källenius. Oddly for this Zoom and Teams-stuffed COVID comms era, he's on the other end of a phone line in Sindelfingen, having
Yes, we're invested
Top Gear wants to talk about the new Nissan GT-R and Z. The boss of Nissan wants to talk about his new Ariya electric crossover. Okay, Uchida-san, you go first.It's not easy being Makoto Uchida. He took over
He will resume his post starting in September
The former boss of Renault has been announced as the new boss of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). Thierry Bolloré, pictured above, will succeed Sir Ralf Speth as the head of JLR.Previously CEO of Groupe Renault, and before that at automotive supplier
“If I need to, I drive around the village”
In case you haven't been paying attention to the news, Ramon Ang has been a pretty busy dude over the past few months. But in between keeping the country's roads in check, modernizing our expressways, and helping out during the
He celebrated his 85th birthday last week
Eduardo 'Danding' Cojuangco Jr. passed away yesterday, June 16, 2020, at 85 years old. A well-known businessman and politician, Cojuangco sat as the chairman of San Miguel Corporation and chairman emeritus of the National People's Coalition political party until his
The company is looking to the future
Porsche has always been good at predicting the future. So, in an uncertain world convulsed by coronavirus, let's ask the Porsche CEO, Oliver Blume, about it. Not just about the numbers of cars he thinks he'll sell, but the kinds
Tobias Moers is now in charge of the British marque
Aston Martin is to have a new boss from August 1. He is Tobias Moers, who was until now the chief of Mercedes-Benz's AMG division. Andy Palmer, Aston's existing CEO, steps down immediately. Palmer launched some great new cars,
This guy is relentless in marketing strategies for motorbikes
Bikerbox is a fast-rising go-to place for motorcycle enthusiasts in the south. Recently, the company-which is currently the local distributor of Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Ariel, and Moto Morini, and a dealer of KTM, Kymco, and Vespa-invited over its
Was it one of his company's products?
Atsushi Najima had some very big shoes to fill when he took over the job of Nissan's top guy in the Philippines earlier this year. Under his predecessor, the Japanese car giant experienced a spectacular surge in sales, taking it
A tribute to an automotive icon
Ferdinand Piech has passed away aged 82, four years after leaving his role as chairman of the Volkswagen Group. He died "suddenly and unexpectedly" according to a statement released by his wife, Ursula. Piech will be remembered, rightly, as a titan of
The former VW Group chairman passed away over the weekend
Car-company board members are usually as exciting as the table they sit around discussing profit margins and shareholder behavior. Not Ferdinand Piech, who passed away over the weekend aged 82. It's reported he collapsed in a Bavarian restaurant before being
An exit interview with one of the auto industry titans
Few people have had as much influence on the cars we drive as Dieter Zetsche. He was chief engineer at Mercedes from the early '90s, responsible for a rapid expansion in the model range. He was made boss of the merged DaimlerChrysler
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