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Fields’ failed Ford-Google deal left him out in the cold

Back in 2015, former Ford CEO Mark Fields was closing in on an ambitious partnership with Google to develop autonomous vehicles. At the time, no major automakers had “serious plans” for “getting fully self-driving cars” out onto public roads.

May 30, 2017
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Ford CEO steps down due to shareholder pressure

In the midst of upset shareholders and pressure from board management, Mark Fields has announced his retirement as Ford CEO, with former Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett appointed as his replacement.

May 22, 2017
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Uber Turmoil Increases With Departure Of President Jeff Jones

The turmoil surrounding ride-hailing company Uber is increasing with the departure of president Jeff Jones, a marketing expert who was hired to help soften the company’s often abrasive image.

March 20, 2017
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Automaker CEOs To Meet With Trump As Tension Over Policies Increases

President Donald Trump will be meeting with GM CEO Mary Barra, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and several other top executives of major American companies amid tension over how to respond to his policies.

Feb. 3, 2017
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Greg Miller Resigns As CEO Of Larry H. Miller Group

Greg Miller has resigned as CEO of the Larry H. Miller group of companies. That ownership includes the Utah Jazz as well as one of the largest dealer groups in the nation.

March 16, 2015
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Honda CEO Steps Down, Gives Engineer Top Job

Honda has announced that they will have a change at the top. Current CEO Takanobu Ito is leaving his post after six years. Honda has decided that they will replace him with their well-known engineer, Takahiro Hachigo.

Feb. 24, 2015
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Brian Skutta Is The New CEO Of AutoAlert

Brian Skutta has been named the new CEO of AutoAlert. He replaces Boyd Warner, who Co-founded the company back in 2002. Warner has stepped into the postion of Co-chairman. Warner had strong praise for Skutta. Warner said, “I am delighted to welcome Brian and Akshaya to AutoAlert at this exciting time in the company’s evolution. […]

Sept. 4, 2014
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