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Scout Motors names former VW executive Burkhard Huhnke as CTO

Burkhard Huhnke held various roles in a 20 year span at Volkswagen Group. The hiring of a chief technical officer follows Scout's hiring of a chief production officer and chief design officer this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsDec 7th, 2023

J.D. Power sale contemplated by parent company for $8 billion, report says

J.D. Power, with its numerous annual reports such as the Initial Quality Study, is one of the most trusted names in the auto industry among manufacturers and consumers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News22 hr. 20 min. ago

NADA names new advocacy staff leaders

The National Automobile Dealers Association has created a new leadership position, with many executives changing positions......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News22 hr. 20 min. ago

Apple"s audio department leadership is getting shuffled

An executive departure has prompted Apple to swap leadership roles for the team responsible for audio features on Apple hardware.Apple ParkGary Geaves, the Vice President in charge of acoustics, has stepped down from his role. He held the position si.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

Scout Motors SUV, pickup design won"t be trapped in the "70s, CEO Scott Keogh says

EV startup Scout Motors has fully embraced the heritage of International Harvester's vehicles. But that doesn't mean the upcoming designs will be overtly retro......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Why two prehistoric sharks found in Ohio got new names

Until recently, Orthacanthus gracilis could have been considered the "John Smith" of prehistoric shark names, given how common it was......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2024

Where to watch the 2024 People’s Choice Awards

Awards season continues as the biggest names in TV, movies, and music come together for the 2024 People's Choice Awards. And we'll tell you where to watch it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2024

Scout Motors touts benefits of being a Volkswagen Group-backed startup

For EV brand Scout Motors, being a startup backed by Volkswagen Group has its perks, namely crucial resources such as supply chain and production......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

Scout Motors, forging ahead as EV growth slows, breaks ground on S.C. plant

The groundbreaking of Scout Motors' $2 billion plant follows the fledgling automaker's decision to set up core R&D operations in Metro Detroit and a number of key hires......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2024

Ex-Apple executive in the running to lead joint ESPN, Warner, and Fox sports streamer

Pete Distad once headed up sports on Apple TV+, and is now in the running to become CEO of the as-yet unnamed sports streaming network formed by the likes of Disney and Warner.Pete Distad (Source: LinkedIn)Distad was senior director of Video, Sports,.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2024

Lyft’s CEO says ‘my bad’ on margin error, ‘it was one zero’

Lyft Inc. Chief Executive Officer David Risher’s response to a clerical error that unintentionally inflated the company’s earnings outlook on Tuesday and sent shares soaring: “My bad.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Lithia net income down 13%, revenue at record $7.7 billion in Q4

Lithia Motors Inc. Q4 2023 earnings: Car dealership group reached a record $7.7 billion in revenue but saw net income fall to $216 million......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Bollinger Motors picks LaFontaine Automotive as first commercial dealer

Bollinger Motors named LaFontaine Automotive Group its first authorized dealer as the EV company works to deliver an all-electric Class 4 commercial truck......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Rivian hires marketing chief from Meta after signing execs from Apple, Porsche and Stellantis

The new CMO, Jennifer Prenner, has held posts at Meta and Amazon. She joins recent executive hires from Apple and Porsche as Rivian prepares to present its R2 platform for future models in March......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

AutoNation cut back regional executives, reports $7 million in severance expenses

The company said in a statement it is trying to reduce internal bureaucracy, improve decision-making response times and "increase direct interactions with the executive team.".....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2024

Judge tosses Big Pharma suit claiming drug price negotiation is unconstitutional

The judge ruled that the court lacks jurisdiction. Enlarge / Stephen Ubl, president and chief executive officer of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), speaks during a Bloomberg Live discussion in Washing.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2024

Hankering for status found to drive non-executive directors to outstay effectiveness

Long-serving non-executive directors (NEDs) who can't wean themselves off the social status attached to belonging to the corporate board are failing shareholders and damaging the companies they are meant to serve, new research from the University of.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2024

GM Cruise nabs former Apple car exec for autonomous car safety chief role

A former Apple executive linked to the Apple Car has joined General Motors Cruise, becoming the chief of its self-driving taxi unit.Steve Kenner [Kodiak]Steve Kenner became the chief of safety at the GM autonomous vehicle unit on Monday, the company.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2024

GM Cruise robotaxi unit names former Ford, Apple exec as safety chief

Steve Kenner began his career at GM in 1978 and previously worked as global director of automotive safety at Ford, among other jobs......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2024

Mozilla’s Mitchell Baker Steps Down as CEO

Baker will remain within the company as Mozilla Corporation Executive Chairwoman. The post Mozilla’s Mitchell Baker Steps Down as CEO appeared first on Phandroid. Mozilla recently announced that it would be undergoing significant cha.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2024

Countries Are Building Giant ‘Sand Motors’ to Protect Their Coasts From Erosion

As sea levels rise, engineers are using massive Dutch-inspired sand sculptures to protect shorefront settlements......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2024