The Truth About Cars » Executives http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:20:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Executives http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Leadership Shakeup: Fiat NA Chief Quits http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/fiat-chrysler-automobiles-leadership-shakeup-fiat-na-chief-quits/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/fiat-chrysler-automobiles-leadership-shakeup-fiat-na-chief-quits/#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1194202 Like Al Pacino in “The Godfather 2,” Sergio Marchionne’s move to insulate himself further and tap future successors has claimed another victim. On Monday, former Fiat North American chief Jason Stoicevich resigned from the automaker, days after he was replaced as head of Fiat by Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis. Stoicevich was a longtime FCA employee, heading […]

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Like Al Pacino in “The Godfather 2,” Sergio Marchionne’s move to insulate himself further and tap future successors has claimed another victim. On Monday, former Fiat North American chief Jason Stoicevich resigned from the automaker, days after he was replaced as head of Fiat by Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis. Stoicevich was a longtime FCA employee, heading […]

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Execs Refusing To Disclose Defects Won’t Go to Jail Anytime Soon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/execs-refusing-to-disclose-defects-wont-go-to-jail-anytime-soon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/execs-refusing-to-disclose-defects-wont-go-to-jail-anytime-soon/#comments Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1122017 A U.S. Senate committee has shot down a number of auto safety measures including one that would hold executives criminally accountable for not disclosing known automotive defects, reports the New York Times. “Hiding these deadly defects with near impunity is what the industry has succeeded in doing,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., according to the story. […]

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A U.S. Senate committee has shot down a number of auto safety measures including one that would hold executives criminally accountable for not disclosing known automotive defects, reports the New York Times. “Hiding these deadly defects with near impunity is what the industry has succeeded in doing,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., according to the story. […]

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Ito Ousted as Honda CEO, Replaced by Takahiro Hachigo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/ito-ousted-as-honda-ceo-replaced-by-takahiro-hachigo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/ito-ousted-as-honda-ceo-replaced-by-takahiro-hachigo/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:33:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1006354 Hans Greimel of the Automotive News is reporting that Takanobu Ito will be replaced in June by Takahiro Hachigo as president and CEO of Honda Motor Company. Ito’s replacement comes after a spate of recalls in its home market of Japan led to a delay in a number of new product launches, followed by the […]

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Hans Greimel of the Automotive News is reporting that Takanobu Ito will be replaced in June by Takahiro Hachigo as president and CEO of Honda Motor Company. Ito’s replacement comes after a spate of recalls in its home market of Japan led to a delay in a number of new product launches, followed by the […]

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Twenty Japanese Execs Hide In Local Exile From US DOJ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/twenty-japanese-execs-hide-local-exile-us-doj/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/twenty-japanese-execs-hide-local-exile-us-doj/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=950865 At present, 20 Japanese executives are charged with price-fixing by the U.S. Department of Justice. Extradition, however, is proving hard to accomplish. Automotive News reports that while most of the 20 are no longer employed by the Japanese suppliers where they once worked, at least one — Hiroya Hirose of NSK Ltd. — still has […]

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At present, 20 Japanese executives are charged with price-fixing by the U.S. Department of Justice. Extradition, however, is proving hard to accomplish. Automotive News reports that while most of the 20 are no longer employed by the Japanese suppliers where they once worked, at least one — Hiroya Hirose of NSK Ltd. — still has […]

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Mark Fields To Replace Alan Mulally, As Ford CEO: We Wish Him Mazel Tov http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/mark-fields-to-replace-mulally/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/mark-fields-to-replace-mulally/#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:01:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=806746 Two of the most reliable reporters on the automotive beat, Karl Henkel and David Shepardson of the Detroit News, have reported that their sources confirm that Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally will step down later this year and that Mark Fields, Ford’s chief operating officer, will be named to the CEO position. Earlier on […]

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Two of the most reliable reporters on the automotive beat, Karl Henkel and David Shepardson of the Detroit News, have reported that their sources confirm that Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally will step down later this year and that Mark Fields, Ford’s chief operating officer, will be named to the CEO position. Earlier on […]

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Ford CEO Mulally To Head Boeing Or Microsoft Soon? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/ford-ceo-mulally-to-head-boeing-or-microsoft-soon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/ford-ceo-mulally-to-head-boeing-or-microsoft-soon/#comments Sat, 19 Oct 2013 16:06:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=627322 The rumor mill has been grinding away as of late regarding the possible return of Ford CEO Alan Mulally to helm either one of two of Seattle’s many economic engines: Microsoft and Boeing. In the face of these rumors, Mulally has opted not to dispel the rampant speculation. Reuters was  among those in attendance at an […]

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The rumor mill has been grinding away as of late regarding the possible return of Ford CEO Alan Mulally to helm either one of two of Seattle’s many economic engines: Microsoft and Boeing. In the face of these rumors, Mulally has opted not to dispel the rampant speculation. Reuters was  among those in attendance at an […]

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Piech, Mulally Not Going Anywhere http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/piech-mulally-not-going-anywhere/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/piech-mulally-not-going-anywhere/#comments Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:41:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=512009 The C-Suites of two major auto makers are unlikely to change in the near future, despite rumors suggesting that both Ferdinand Piech and Alan Mulally are set to depart both VW and Ford respectively. Mulally, who is reportedly being courted by both the Obama administration and Microsoft, told Bloomberg that “I plan to continue to serve […]

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The C-Suites of two major auto makers are unlikely to change in the near future, despite rumors suggesting that both Ferdinand Piech and Alan Mulally are set to depart both VW and Ford respectively. Mulally, who is reportedly being courted by both the Obama administration and Microsoft, told Bloomberg that “I plan to continue to serve […]

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GM’s Reshuffle Revealed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/gms-reshuffle-revealed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/gms-reshuffle-revealed/#comments Tue, 02 Mar 2010 19:26:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=347209 GM has announced its new North American organizational shuffle [full release available here], and have included the following slides to help explain some of the changes. The clear winner: President of NA operations, Mark Reuss, who had this to say: It’s become extremely clear to me since taking this role that there is a better […]

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GM has announced its new North American organizational shuffle [full release available here], and have included the following slides to help explain some of the changes. The clear winner: President of NA operations, Mark Reuss, who had this to say: It’s become extremely clear to me since taking this role that there is a better […]

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GM Shakeups Continue: Nesbitt Ousted At Cadillac, Lutz “Actively Considering” Retirement http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/gm-shakeups-continue-nesbitt-ousted-at-cadillac-lutz-actively-considering-retirement/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/gm-shakeups-continue-nesbitt-ousted-at-cadillac-lutz-actively-considering-retirement/#comments Tue, 02 Mar 2010 16:02:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=347173 Motor Trend reports that former PT Cruiser stylist Brian Nesbitt has been relieved of his duties as the head of Cadillac, ending GM’s post-bankruptcy experiment of putting a stylist in charge of an entire division. But MT figures that Nesbitt’s ouster isn’t as simple as a failure to perform; according to their sources, the firing […]

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Motor Trend reports that former PT Cruiser stylist Brian Nesbitt has been relieved of his duties as the head of Cadillac, ending GM’s post-bankruptcy experiment of putting a stylist in charge of an entire division. But MT figures that Nesbitt’s ouster isn’t as simple as a failure to perform; according to their sources, the firing […]

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