TURIN – The car business can be utterly ruthless at times. On Monday, Danielle Bandiera, Alfa Romeo SpA chief, flew to Naples for the launch of the revised 147. That same day, Karl-Heinz Kalbfell surprised the industry by resigning as CEO of Rolls-Royce Cars. Rumors that quickly connected the two events proved true: Kalbfell had been headhunted by Fiat Auto SpA boss Herbert Demel to replace Bandiera. (See related story: Rolls Chief Lands at Alfa) Bandiera, who has run Alfa since ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Italians Surprised by Bandiera’s Fall From Alfa" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: lwilliamson@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.