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AutoNation promotes Miller to CEO

AutoNation Inc., just five months after naming an outsider to lead the nation’s largest auto retailer, has a new CEO in Cheryl Miller, who becomes the first woman to lead a publicly traded auto retailer. Miller, 47, AutoNation’s CFO, was named CEO and president of the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., company on Monday, replacing Carl Liebert. […]

AutoNation promotes Miller to CEO as Liebert departs

AutoNation Inc., just five months after naming an outsider to lead the nation’s largest auto retailer, has a new CEO in Cheryl Miller, who becomes the first woman to lead a publicly traded dealership group. Miller, AutoNation’s CFO, was named CEO and president of the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., company on Monday, replacing Carl Liebert. Liebert, […]

AutoNation names Cheryl Miller CEO; Liebert leaves after 4 months

AutoNation Inc., just months after naming an outsider to lead the nation’s largest auto retailer, has a new CEO in Cheryl Miller, who becomes the first woman to lead a publicly traded dealership group. Miller, AutoNation’s CFO, was named CEO and president of the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., company on Monday, replacing Carl Liebert. Liebert, the […]

Ford investing $50 million in Chicago to build hybrids

Ford Motor Co. is investing $50 million and converting 450 temporary union workers to full-time at its Chicago Assembly Plant as it converts a nearby modification center to handle final assembly of the electrified versions of its Explorer and Aviator crossovers. The move, which takes effect in the fourth quarter, allows Ford to free up the […]

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data

Seven seconds after a car crash occurs, emergency-room doctors and insurance companies alike may soon receive detailed information about injuries and damage sustained in the wreck. That’s the speed at which MDGo envisions processing time-critical data. The Israeli startup uses machine learning to meld the medical and automotive worlds. Using sensors aboard almost all vehicles, […]

FCA sales chief Bigland bites back at employer in court

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles this month outlined a list of reasons why sales chief Reid Bigland doesn’t merit whistleblower protections, with the added request to transfer his pay dispute to private arbitration in Delaware. But Bigland’s legal team has bitten back. In court records filed last week, Bigland’s lawyer, Deborah Gordon, claimed that the […]

Europe would respond to U.S. auto tariffs, top EU official says

WASHINGTON — The European Union would respond with tariffs of its own if the Trump administration imposed tariffs on European vehicle imports, a senior EU trade official said. Sabine Weyand, the European Commission’s new Director General of Trade, said retaliatory tariffs would result in a negative situation for both economic blocs. The EU has seen little movement […]

TD Ameritrade inches closer to enabling in-vehicle trading

TD Ameritrade’s new voice-activated investing technology brings investors one step closer to trading while driving. The Omaha, Neb.-based financial services company is launching an in-vehicle offering that enables account holders to check their portfolio or receive a quote on a security via voice command. Drivers using Google’s Android Auto or Amazon.com Inc.’s Echo Auto can […]

Hyundai outlines U.S. sales plan amid quarterly profit rise

SEOUL — South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co. laid out its U.S. sales turnaround plan on Monday with an expanded lineup of crossover utility vehicles after posting its biggest quarterly profit jump in seven years. The automaker forecast its U.S. market share to begin rising again from this year, targeting a year-end share of 4.2 percent versus 3.9 […]

Volvo recalls 507,000 vehicles globally as probe finds fire risk

STOCKHOLM — Volvo is recalling 507,000 vehicles worldwide because of a faulty engine component that, in extreme cases, could result in a fire. Volvo said its own investigations have identified that “in very rare cases the plastic engine intake manifold may melt and deform.” The cars being recalled were produced between 2014 and 2019 and […]