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  • Newswire

    REFILE-VW sales chief's job on the line as carmaker reorganises - sources  

    (Edits) * Klingler has many opponents at VW - source * Klingler has been protected by Piech family ties -source * New structure could spark wider reshuffle of managers -source By Andreas Cremer and Jan Schwartz BERLIN/HAMBURG, June 11 (Reuters) - Volkswagen group sales chief Christian Klingler, an ally of ousted chairman Ferdinand Piech, could lose his job as part of a reorganisation by the carmaker intended to boost profits, company sources said....More
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    Visteon Names Successor to CEO Tim Leuliette  

    Sachan Lawande, 48, takes over June 29 at the auto supplier after serving most recently as president of Harman International's infotainment division....More
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    Tesla's Original CFO Deepak Ahuja to Retire  

    CEO Elon Musk tells shareholder Ahuja, a former Ford executive who joined Tesla seven years ago, will remain with the EV manufacturer to help recruit a successor....More
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    VW Labor Chief in No Rush to Name New Chairman  

    Bernd Osterloh, who heads VW's works council, says "a debate about the company structure" should precede the naming of a permanent supervisory board chairman....More
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    Talks No Usual Throwdown for GM Korea, Union in 2015

    Employees’ specialized skills make GM Korea’s new-vehicle and engine-development centers valuable assets. Line workers, however, differ mainly from their Indian, Mexican and Chinese counterparts in that they make a lot more money....More
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    JLR Names New China Sales Chief After Q1 Slip  

    Mark Bishop, former managing director of Porsche China, succeeds Yi Lu as China sales chief for the luxury automaker, which saw first-quarter deliveries in the world's biggest car market drop about 20%....More
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    Ford's Turkish JV Halts Output as Labor Dispute Rekindles  

    The automaker's Ford Otosan unit says it suspended operations at the Inonu plant as a precaution after some workers who took part in strikes last week did not leave the facility....More
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    Ford, FCA Production in Turkey Resumes; Renault Still Down  

    A weeklong protest over working conditions and pay initially shut down parts suppliers, then spread to automakers with operations in the country....More
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    Two Turkish Auto Plants Shut as Labour Protest Spreads  

    Protests against working conditions began Thursday at a joint venture co-owned by Renault and spread Friday to a JV co-owned by Fiat; the two plants account for 40% of Turkey's annual auto production....More
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    UPDATE 2-Protests halt production at Turkish car factories owned by Renault, Fiat  

    (Recasts with production stoppage at second carmaker) By Birsen Altayli ISTANBUL, May 15 (Reuters) - Production at two separate Turkish car manufacturers part-owned by European carmakers Renault and Fiat ground to halt on Friday as workers protested wages and other employment conditions, company officials and media reports said. A Renault spokesman said work at the Turkish factory had stopped late on Thursday. Workers are protesting at the country's biggest automobile exporter, according to news reports....More
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    Volvo Truck Workers Strike in Brazil  

    Volvo says about 4,000 workers at its Curitiba plant walked off the job after their union rejected the company's offer of employment through 2015 but with cuts in pay....More
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    VW Acting to Quickly Hire Piech Successor, CEO Says  

    Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn, whose public clash with Ferdinand Piech resulted in Piech's departure as chairman last month, says top management has achieved clarity on future strategy....More
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    Workers Back VW's Choice of Two New Board Members  

    Leaders of VW's works council, which holds 10 of the 20 seats on the supervisory board, support the automaker's choice of Louise Kiesling and Julia Kuhn-Piech, whose appointments are being challenged by their uncle, just-departed former Chairman Ferdinand Piech....More
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    UPDATE 2-VW, Piech clash on board appointments ahead of AGM  

    * VW installs new board members ahead of May 5 AGM * Piech challenges VW's board choices -Bild * VW, Piech's office, Porsche SE, IG Metall decline comment (Adds Bild report and background) By Andreas Cremer and Jan Schwartz BERLIN, April 30 (Reuters) - Volkswagen and newly departed chairman Ferdinand Piech clashed again on Thursday over supervisory board appointments, causing new strains at the carmaker ahead of what is likely to become a tense shareholder meeting next Tuesday....More
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