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Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

* A VW engineer has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in the company's emission cheating scandal. James Liang, age 62, of Newberry Park, Calif. entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Detroit. He is cooperating with investigators with the hopes of a reduced sentence from the maximum of 5 years and a fine of ... Continue reading

Nissan announces U.S. senior management changes

Nissan announces U.S. senior management changes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. September 14, 2016; Nissan today announced two executive changes in its field sales and marketing organization aimed at boosting the company's sales momentum in several key U.S. markets. Kevin Wagstaff, currently director, Dealer Network Development for Infiniti USA, is named regional vice president, N ... Continue reading

"Snooze" Another Day - A Detroit Auto Journalist Reports On Auto Bailout Film +VIDEO

"Snooze" Another Day - A Detroit Auto Journalist Reports On Auto Bailout Film +VIDEO

"Snooze" Another Day - A Detroit Auto Journalist Reports On Auto Bailout Film ... Continue reading

Hoffa: Feds Take A Stand For Motorists In Protecting Rest Breaks

Hoffa: Feds Take A Stand For Motorists In Protecting Rest Breaks

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2016 - The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa about a recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) decision to reject a petition that sought to rescind the current 30-minute rest break required under Hours of Service rules instituted in 2013. "The ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel Announces After 21 Years Online It Keeps Original Execs In Place

The Auto Channel Announces After 21 Years Online It Keeps Original Execs In Place

After 21 Years Online The Auto Channel Keeps Original Execs In Place ... Continue reading

Edmunds Names Laura Perlman Hulu and McKinsey Alum Vice President of Corporate Strategy

Edmunds Names Laura Perlman Hulu and McKinsey Alum Vice President of Corporate Strategy

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 17, 2016 -- Edmunds.com, the leading car information and shopping network, today announced that it has appointed Laura Perlman to serve as the company's Vice President of Corporate Strategy. In this new role, Perlman will be responsible for guiding the long–term strategic vision and identif ... Continue reading

MOTOR TREND Appoints Mark Rechtin as Executive Editor

MOTOR TREND Appoints Mark Rechtin as Executive Editor

LOS ANGELES— Mark Rechtin as Executive Editor of MOTOR TREND. Rechtin is an award-winning journalist who brings with him more than 25 years of experience in automotive, business, and consumer reporting. In his role as Executive Editor, Rechtin will help lead the production of world-class automotive content across all ... Continue reading

Join Auto Lab Live 8-10 AM (EDT) July 30, 2016; Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234

Join Auto Lab Live 8-10 AM (EDT) July 30, 2016; Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234

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Advance Auto Parts Announces Departure of President George Sherman

Advance Auto Parts Announces Departure of President George Sherman

ROANOKE, Va.—Advance Auto Parts, Inc. , a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today announced that George Sherman, who currently serves as the Company’s President, will step down from his current role on August 13, and rem ... Continue reading

Dr. Koshiro Ono of the Japan Automotive Research Institute Honored with Award of Merit from the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine

Dr. Koshiro Ono of the Japan Automotive Research Institute Honored with Award of Merit from the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine

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Kick off 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year Season

Kick off 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year Season

DETROIT, July 20, 2016 -- Ally Financial announced that nominations are now open for the 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year program. Ally and TIME officially opened the nomination period for the 2017 award, encouraging nominations at the annual Automotive Trade Association Executives (ATAE) Summer Conference July 14-16 in Al ... Continue reading

Ford Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Ford Announces Senior Leadership Changes

DEARBORN, Mich.—Ford Motor Company today is announcing changes in its senior leadership team in Europe, South America and Ford Smart Mobility LLC as it continues to deliver the company’s plan for profitable growth. Barb Samardzich, vice president and chief operating officer, Ford of Europe, has elected to retire Oc ... Continue reading

A Nils Bohlin-Volvo Invention in All Cars 3-Point Seat Belt, a Volvo Safety Development, Has Saved Thousands of Lives

A Nils Bohlin-Volvo Invention in All Cars 3-Point Seat Belt, a Volvo Safety Development, Has Saved Thousands of Lives

IRVINE, Calif., May 26 -- "There's a little bit of 'Volvo' in every vehicle on the American road," says Anne Belec, president and CEO, Volvo Cars of North America. Such a bold assertion is based on Nils Bohlin's development of the three-point safety belt. No single safety device has saved more lives than the 3-point sa ... Continue reading

Citroën Global CEO Linda Jackson Is Named "Most Influential British Woman In The Car Industry"

Citroën Global CEO Linda Jackson Is Named "Most Influential British Woman In The Car Industry"

Citroën’s CEO, Linda Jackson, has been named as “the most influential British woman in the car industry” in an initiative by the UK’s longest-standing weekly motoring title, Autocar. A panel of judges, which included experts from Autocar and the SMMT, awarded Linda with the honour for her decisive leadership o ... Continue reading

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