If you are an American, you probably don’t consider Nissan when you think “commercial vehicles,” even though it has a 75-year history in that segment.
Christopher A. Sawyer
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has named former executives from Amazon and Shell Oil to be chief operating officer and head of communications for its North American business.
Lear Corp. has appointed Kathleen Ligocki, a longtime auto industry executive, to its board of directors, effective immediately.
Auto industry stocks took a beating on Monday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 635 points to 10,810.
Novi, Mich.-based Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. has recruited auto veteran Bill Pumphrey as of head of the partsmaker's North American business, effective Aug. 16.
Livonia, Mich.-based Auto supplier Tower International Inc. says it plans to sell 6.25 million new shares for $13 per share in its initial public offering today, thus raising $81.3 million for the company.
San Diego, Calif.-based green car startup Next Autoworks Co. has hired former Ford Motor Co. executive Kathleen Ligocki as CEO, effective this week.
Ford's Explorer created the SUV segment as we know it today. Judicious upgrades for 2006 shuld see it remain as the class leader.
Supplier Tower Automotive LLC, which is owned by hedge fund Cerberus Capital Management LP, says it is poised to begin an initial public offering of 6.25 million common shares at an estimated price between $15 and $17 apiece.
Towers Automotive LLC says it will issue $450 million (€350 million) in senior secured notes to repay European and U.S. term loans due in 2013.
Toronto-based buyout firm Onex Corp. and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have agreed to pay 2.9 billion ($4.5 billion) in cash to acquire British supplier Tomkins plc, a maker of auto sensors, axles, drive belts, transmissions components and building products.
Livonia, Mich.-based supplier Tower Automotive LLC filed a registration statement for a $100 million initial public offering yesterday with the U.S.
The one truism in this industry right now is that trucks make money. So how do you build more different trucks? Just ask Dodge...
Here's how a "museum of manufacturing" is one of the most productive manufacturing plants on the planet.
The mid-size 2005 Pathfinder, Nissan's largest design and development program to date, involved three technical centers, and took 36 months and countless trans-Pacific trips to complete. Though it borrows major components from the full-size Titan pickup and Armada SUV, it's not just a downsized clone.
Christopher A. Sawyer