The Truth About Cars » Sedran http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:30:53 +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 » Sedran http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Bankruptcy Expert To Run Chevrolet Europe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/bankruptcy-expert-to-run-chevrolet-europe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/bankruptcy-expert-to-run-chevrolet-europe/#comments Thu, 27 Jun 2013 14:01:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=493429   With luck- and hapless Susan Docherty cleaning out her desk in Europe, GM needs someone else to lead Chevrolet in Europe. They found Thomas Sedran, who will take the helm at Chevrolet’s EU HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. Sedran will start in July, says Reuters,  while Docherty will be leaving GM in September. Sedran needs […]

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  With luck- and hapless Susan Docherty cleaning out her desk in Europe, GM needs someone else to lead Chevrolet in Europe. They found Thomas Sedran, who will take the helm at Chevrolet’s EU HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. Sedran will start in July, says Reuters,  while Docherty will be leaving GM in September. Sedran needs […]

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GM’s Interim-Opel-Opera: Fringe Theater In Rüsselheim – FREE: Bonus Short Course In German Management Speak http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/gms-interim-opera-fringe-theater-in-russelheim-and-a-short-course-in-german-management-speak/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/gms-interim-opera-fringe-theater-in-russelheim-and-a-short-course-in-german-management-speak/#comments Sat, 26 Jan 2013 11:48:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=475331 Yesterday evening, while yours truly was in seedy Tokyo bars, rubbing shoulders and more with paid informants, word reached us that Opel’s new sales chief Alfred Rieck allegedly threw-in the towel and left Opel in disgust, after only seven months of valiantly trying to move the damaged goods called Opel cars. After a few phone […]

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Yesterday evening, while yours truly was in seedy Tokyo bars, rubbing shoulders and more with paid informants, word reached us that Opel’s new sales chief Alfred Rieck allegedly threw-in the towel and left Opel in disgust, after only seven months of valiantly trying to move the damaged goods called Opel cars. After a few phone […]

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Opel Really Needs A New CEO. Badly http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/opel-really-needs-a-new-ceo-badly/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/opel-really-needs-a-new-ceo-badly/#comments Mon, 17 Dec 2012 17:10:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=470473 Opel will remain a money draining leak in the mother ship for the foreseeable future. This is one conclusion after reading an interview given by Opel’s interim CEO Thomas Sedran to Germany’s Wirtschaftswoche. Another conclusion would be that Opel needs a chief. Sedran is “sure that we will be profitable by mid-decade,” but this is […]

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Opel will remain a money draining leak in the mother ship for the foreseeable future. This is one conclusion after reading an interview given by Opel’s interim CEO Thomas Sedran to Germany’s Wirtschaftswoche. Another conclusion would be that Opel needs a chief. Sedran is “sure that we will be profitable by mid-decade,” but this is […]

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Opel’s Interim Chief: GM Parts Are Way Too Expensive http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/opels-interim-chief-gm-parts-are-way-too-expensive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/opels-interim-chief-gm-parts-are-way-too-expensive/#comments Fri, 05 Oct 2012 14:17:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462770 We’ve been told again and again that pooled parts purchasing produces profits. Baloney, Opel interim-chief Thomas Sedran will say in an interview that Germany’s Tagesspiegel will publish tomorrow. He says something GM customers have known for a while: Parts from GM’s bin often are too expensive, and by sourcing them elsewhere, one can save a […]

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We’ve been told again and again that pooled parts purchasing produces profits. Baloney, Opel interim-chief Thomas Sedran will say in an interview that Germany’s Tagesspiegel will publish tomorrow. He says something GM customers have known for a while: Parts from GM’s bin often are too expensive, and by sourcing them elsewhere, one can save a […]

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Say Hi To Opel’s New CFO http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/say-hi-to-opels-new-cfo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/say-hi-to-opels-new-cfo/#comments Wed, 18 Jul 2012 13:03:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453222 GM throws fresh troops in Opel’s losing battle. For keeping more money, Opel has a new CFO. For eventually making more money, the Rüsselsheim automaker has a new R&D chief. Opel poached Michael Lohscheller  from Volkswagen of Anerica,  where he currently serves as Executive Vice President and CFO. Lohscheller administered the finances of a comnoanby […]

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GM throws fresh troops in Opel’s losing battle. For keeping more money, Opel has a new CFO. For eventually making more money, the Rüsselsheim automaker has a new R&D chief. Opel poached Michael Lohscheller  from Volkswagen of Anerica,  where he currently serves as Executive Vice President and CFO. Lohscheller administered the finances of a comnoanby […]

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Opel CEO Du Jour: Who’s Next? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/opel-ceo-du-jour-whos-next/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/opel-ceo-du-jour-whos-next/#comments Tue, 17 Jul 2012 19:10:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453135 How would you feel if you start your new job and people greet you by speculating who will replace you? This is how Thomas Sedran must feel. Only hours after he has been made the new interim CEO of Opel, German media speculates who will be next in his ejection seat in Rüsselsheim. The roster […]

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How would you feel if you start your new job and people greet you by speculating who will replace you? This is how Thomas Sedran must feel. Only hours after he has been made the new interim CEO of Opel, German media speculates who will be next in his ejection seat in Rüsselsheim. The roster […]

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Opel Names Second Interim Chief In A Week. What’s His MTBF? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/opel-names-second-interim-chief-in-a-week-whats-his-mtbf/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/opel-names-second-interim-chief-in-a-week-whats-his-mtbf/#comments Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:01:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453094 Opel has a new CEO, the second in a week, and he will soon be out of a job: As expected by TTAC,  GM named Thomas Sedran as interim CEO of Opel, replacing the current interim CEO Stephen Girsky, who replaced the not quite interim CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke. According to a GM release, the former […]

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Opel has a new CEO, the second in a week, and he will soon be out of a job: As expected by TTAC,  GM named Thomas Sedran as interim CEO of Opel, replacing the current interim CEO Stephen Girsky, who replaced the not quite interim CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke. According to a GM release, the former […]

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