The Truth About Cars » Resignation http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:00:06 +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 » Resignation http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Don’t Cry For Winterkorn Just Yet; Former CEO Could Get $67M Handshake http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/dont-cry-winterkorn-just-yet-former-ceo-get-67m-handshake/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/dont-cry-winterkorn-just-yet-former-ceo-get-67m-handshake/#comments Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1179874 Ousted Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn could receive up to $67 million after leaving the automaker on Wednesday, depending on how his exit pay is calculated. According to the Wall Street Journal, Winterkorn had amassed at least $34 million in his pension by 2014 (was stock included?) and his exit pay would be roughly two years of […]

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Ousted Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn could receive up to $67 million after leaving the automaker on Wednesday, depending on how his exit pay is calculated. According to the Wall Street Journal, Winterkorn had amassed at least $34 million in his pension by 2014 (was stock included?) and his exit pay would be roughly two years of […]

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BREAKING: VW Chief Winterkorn Resigns After Emissions Scandal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/breaking-vw-chief-winterkorn-resigns-after-emissions-scandal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/breaking-vw-chief-winterkorn-resigns-after-emissions-scandal/#comments Wed, 23 Sep 2015 15:15:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1179041 Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn announced his resignation after an emergency meeting held Wednesday. Five supervisory board members met with Winterkorn on Wednesday ahead of a regularly scheduled meeting Friday. Winterkorn resigned five days after it was announced that 482,000 Volkswagens in the U.S. had illegal “defeat devices” that allowed them to cheat through emissions tests. It […]

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Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn announced his resignation after an emergency meeting held Wednesday. Five supervisory board members met with Winterkorn on Wednesday ahead of a regularly scheduled meeting Friday. Winterkorn resigned five days after it was announced that 482,000 Volkswagens in the U.S. had illegal “defeat devices” that allowed them to cheat through emissions tests. It […]

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Fiat Chrysler Chief in Asia Quickly Quits http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/fiat-chrysler-chief-asia-quickly-quits/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/fiat-chrysler-chief-asia-quickly-quits/#comments Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1124609 The head of the Asia Pacific region for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles abruptly left his position Thursday, only a few days before the former head of FCA in Australia is expected to file a defense against allegations that he misused money, Drive in Australia is reporting. FCA Asian-Pacific chief John Kett left the company “to pursue other […]

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The head of the Asia Pacific region for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles abruptly left his position Thursday, only a few days before the former head of FCA in Australia is expected to file a defense against allegations that he misused money, Drive in Australia is reporting. FCA Asian-Pacific chief John Kett left the company “to pursue other […]

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Hamp Vacates Toyota CCO Role as Drug Investigation Continues http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/hamp-vacates-toyota-cco-role-as-drug-investigation-continues/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/hamp-vacates-toyota-cco-role-as-drug-investigation-continues/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1104641 The first female senior executive to ever hold a managing officer role with Toyota has resigned. The uncharged Julie Hamp remains in custody in Japan after being accused of attempting to import Oxycodone from the United States. Japanese prosecutors have 20 days to charge Hamp. That window expires on July 8. Toyota issued a statement today: […]

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The first female senior executive to ever hold a managing officer role with Toyota has resigned. The uncharged Julie Hamp remains in custody in Japan after being accused of attempting to import Oxycodone from the United States. Japanese prosecutors have 20 days to charge Hamp. That window expires on July 8. Toyota issued a statement today: […]

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Housekeeping: Niedermeyer Parts Ways With TTAC http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/housekeeping-niedermeyer-parts-ways-with-ttac/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/housekeeping-niedermeyer-parts-ways-with-ttac/#comments Tue, 31 Jul 2012 17:56:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=454900 “And all the troubled world around us Seems an eternity away And all the debt collectors Rent collectors All will be behind us But they’ll never find us ‘Cos we’ll be dri-i-i-i-ivin'” -The Kinks “Drivin'” The last time I made an announcement about my status here at TTAC, I made it clear in the headline […]

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“And all the troubled world around us Seems an eternity away And all the debt collectors Rent collectors All will be behind us But they’ll never find us ‘Cos we’ll be dri-i-i-i-ivin'” -The Kinks “Drivin'” The last time I made an announcement about my status here at TTAC, I made it clear in the headline […]

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Maximum Bob Signs Off http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/maximum-bob-signs-off/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/maximum-bob-signs-off/#comments Fri, 30 Apr 2010 19:04:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=354864 [Editor’s Note: The following farewell message from GM Vice Chairman “Maximum” Bob Lutz was published today at GM’s Fastlane blog. In honor of Lutz’s larger-than life presence on the American auto scene, we are republishing his official goodbye in its entirety. Thanks for the memories, Bob!] As I mark my last day at General Motors […]

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[Editor’s Note: The following farewell message from GM Vice Chairman “Maximum” Bob Lutz was published today at GM’s Fastlane blog. In honor of Lutz’s larger-than life presence on the American auto scene, we are republishing his official goodbye in its entirety. Thanks for the memories, Bob!] As I mark my last day at General Motors […]

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