Restructuring http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53312/more en Famed Coachbuilder Bertone Bound for Auction Block http://wardsauto.com/europe/famed-coachbuilder-bertone-bound-auction-block <div class="node-body article-body">History does not favor family names under corporate management; marques including Vignale, Ghia, Francis-Lombardi and Frua disappeared from the scene shortly after being sold by their founders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/famed-coachbuilder-bertone-bound-auction-block" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/famed-coachbuilder-bertone-bound-auction-block#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Italy Alfa Romeo Cadillac Chevrolet Ferrari Fiat Lamborghini Lancia Body Exterior Restructuring Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:41:00 +0000 1322571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Marcello Gambini&nbsp;<em>(right)</em>&nbsp;designed Lamborghini Miura for Bertone.</strong></p> Success or Failure, Cadillac in Firm Charge of Destiny http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/success-or-failure-cadillac-firm-charge-destiny <div class="node-body article-body">“Logically, Cadillac is not disconnected from GM,” the longtime luxury executive says. “The way we want to organize the business in the future is that Cadillac will own the entire process, all the things that touch Cadillac.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/success-or-failure-cadillac-firm-charge-destiny" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/success-or-failure-cadillac-firm-charge-destiny#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Cadillac Restructuring Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:22:00 +0000 1318771 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>De Nysschen: Cadillac &ldquo;back with a vengeance.&rdquo;</strong></p> UPDATE 2-Luxury sportscar maker Ferrari files for New York listing http://wardsauto.com/update-2-luxury-sportscar-maker-ferrari-files-new-york-listing <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* To sell 10 pct of Ferrari to fund FCA's ambitious growth plan</p> <p>* Marchionne says Ferrari should be worth "at least" $11 bln</p> <p>* To be floated in New York, may seek secondary listing in Milan</p> <p>* To include loyalty scheme that will benefit Agnelli family (Recasts, adds details)</p> <p>By Agnieszka Flak</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-2-luxury-sportscar-maker-ferrari-files-new-york-listing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe North America U.S. Italy Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Finance Restructuring Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:40:00 +0000 1318561 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 4-Canadian auto parts maker Magna to buy Germany's Getrag for $1.9 bln http://wardsauto.com/update-4-canadian-auto-parts-maker-magna-buy-germanys-getrag-19-bln <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds Getrag valuation, CFO comment and detail on advisers)</p> <p>By Euan Rocha and Allison Martell</p> <p>TORONTO/FRANKFURT, July 16 (Reuters) - Canadian automotive parts maker Magna International Inc said on Thursday it would buy privately-owned German car parts maker Getrag for 1.75 billion euros ($1.9 billion), in a bid to expand its automotive transmission systems business.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-4-canadian-auto-parts-maker-magna-buy-germanys-getrag-19-bln" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Europe North America Canada Germany Component Purchashing Restructuring Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:00:07 +0000 1314801 at http://wardsauto.com Report Says FCA's Marchionne Done Courting GM http://wardsauto.com/report-says-fcas-marchionne-done-courting-gm <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The New York Times quotes the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO as saying he "won't go back to get my nose bloodied a second time" after GM rejected his merger proposal in March.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/report-says-fcas-marchionne-done-courting-gm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe North America U.S. Italy Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Globalization Restructuring Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:02:00 +0000 1314071 at http://wardsauto.com Russia’s GAZ Looks to Replace GM Assembly Work http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/russia-s-gaz-looks-replace-gm-assembly-work <div class="node-body article-body">GAZ’s contract with GM to assemble Aveo cars at its 30,000-unit-capacity Nizhny Novgorod plant expires at the end of 2016, but production likely will end by the end of this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/russia-s-gaz-looks-replace-gm-assembly-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/russia-s-gaz-looks-replace-gm-assembly-work#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chevrolet GAZ Mercedes Volkswagen Globalization Restructuring Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Fri, 10 Jul 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1311351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GAZelle Next among keys to market-share growth.</strong></p> A Place to Store, Track Your Classic http://wardsauto.com/blog/place-store-track-your-classic <div class="node-body blog-body">Construction of the M1 Concourse, a collection of private garages and a handling track, is under way in suburban Detroit, and the first 80 units are expected to be ready for owners by next spring.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/place-store-track-your-classic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/place-store-track-your-classic#comments Blog Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America North America - Regional U.S. General Motors Restructuring Vehicles in Operation Vehicles & Technology Brad Oleshansky handling track M1 Concourse Michigan Pontiac RACER trust Rapid Motor Vehicle Road Ahead Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:02:00 +0000 1304711 at http://wardsauto.com M1 Concourse Groundbreaking in Pontiac, MI http://wardsauto.com/north-america/m1-concourse-groundbreaking-pontiac-mi <div class="node-body gallery-body">Is there a more appropriate way to revitalize an abandoned, weed-infested slab of concrete than by cleaning it all up and building a 1.5-mile (2.4-km) performance track to host a high-speed parade of Corvettes, Ferraris, Hellcats, Porsches and exotics of various vintage?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/m1-concourse-groundbreaking-pontiac-mi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/m1-concourse-groundbreaking-pontiac-mi#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America North America - Regional U.S. General Motors Restructuring Vehicles in Operation Vehicles & Technology Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:01:00 +0000 1304801 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Oz Starts Production Stretch Run in Black http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-oz-starts-production-stretch-run-black <div class="node-body article-body">Profits for the year ended March 31 came even as the company incurred A$66 million of restructuring costs owing to the 2014 decision to stop Australian manufacturing and consolidate corporate operations by the end of 2017. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-oz-starts-production-stretch-run-black" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-oz-starts-production-stretch-run-black#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Lexus Toyota Employment Finance Production Restructuring Sales Results Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:19:00 +0000 1303141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Camry Hybrid helps power best result since 2008.</strong></p> GM’s Batey Says ‘Quality’ Share Barometer of Chevy’s Success http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gm-s-batey-says-quality-share-barometer-chevy-s-success <div class="node-body article-body">GM’s volume brand at the end of May controlled 12.5% of the U.S. market, up a tick from 12.4% in the same period last year and good for No.2 behind Ford, according to WardsAuto data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gm-s-batey-says-quality-share-barometer-chevy-s-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gm-s-batey-says-quality-share-barometer-chevy-s-success#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chevrolet Restructuring Sales Results Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:15:00 +0000 1303961 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Batey introduces Chevy Camaro Convertible.</strong></p>