Corporate/Finance


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    HR leaders can play a critical role in guiding skills-based transformation

    Companies should meet several fundamental conditions before moving along the spectrum of skills-based hiring, McLean & Co. says.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 22, 2024
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    GM China names new president to lead growth strategies

    Julian Blissett, president of GM China, has decided to retire after a 28-year career with the automaker.

    By May 22, 2024
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    Stellantis names new leaders for Dodge, Ram

    The executive appointments come as the automaker prepares to launch new vehicles, including a battery-powered Ram pickup later this year.

    By May 20, 2024
  • Freewire Technologies on the verge of terminating operations

    The EV charging supplier, which already pulled out of non-North American markets in February, is seeking funding amid financial challenges.

    By Brett Dworski • May 17, 2024
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    Inside Honda’s updated multibillion-dollar electrification strategy

    The massive investments will be used to establish a comprehensive electric vehicle value chain. 

    By May 16, 2024
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    Mercedes-Benz Q1 profits down nearly 30%

    The automaker attributed lower volumes to product transitions and supply chain bottlenecks.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Honda banks on hybrid profits to fund EV transition

    The automaker announced it will increase R&D spending by almost 25% over the next year to gain a competitive advantage in the hybrid vehicle segment.

    By May 15, 2024
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    Powell sees longer inflation fight, ‘very small’ odds of Fed rate hike

    “We have the highest interest rates in some time,” Powell said Tuesday. “The question is, ‘is it sufficiently restrictive?’”

    By Jim Tyson • May 15, 2024
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    Volvo Cars shakes up leadership team after COO leaves for Rivian

    The automaker named new product, engineering and supply chain chiefs as it pursues "technological and commercial transformation." 

    By May 13, 2024
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    EV maker Lucid Group shores up its losses with billion-dollar investments

    Lucid has received $6.4 billion from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund since 2018, which has helped support its operations as it works to turn a profit.

    By May 13, 2024
  • Ford CFO John Lawler speaks at a podium during an event automaker's Rouge Electric Vehicle Center on Sept. 8, 2022 in Dearborn, Michigan.
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    Ford CFO John Lawler to serve in dual role as vice chair

    The automaker also named former Lucid Group CFO Sherry House as VP of finance as it begins to execute its ​​Ford+ strategic plan. 

    By May 10, 2024
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    Rivian completes plant retooling, a ‘pivotal step’ on path to profitability

    CFO Claire McDonough said the EV maker expects lower variable costs to be the biggest driver of gross profit improvement this year.

    By May 10, 2024
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    Job security, work-life balance remain biggest challenges for women in revenue-generating roles

    Women reported fewer promotions and fewer salary increases amid a tightening economy and slashed budgets.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 10, 2024
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    Fed likely to hold rates high before cutting twice in Q4: Conference Board

    Central bank officials this week have signaled that strength in hiring and economic growth may prompt the Fed to keep interest rates high longer than previously expected.

    By Jim Tyson • May 9, 2024
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    Auto retail sales benefit from tax season: Cox Automotive

    Used vehicle supply fell to its lowest level in the past year after a spring buying surge.

    By Kalena Thomhave • May 9, 2024
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    Rivian hires former Volvo Cars exec as next COO

    Javier Varela will be central to the company’s growth and profitability as it prepares to launch new electric vehicles.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Fisker names chief restructuring officer

    The ailing company’s board appointed John DiDonato, managing director of Huron Consulting Group, to the role last month as it attempts to stave off bankruptcy.

    By Kalena Thomhave • May 3, 2024
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    Why VW’s Q1 profits fell 20% despite higher deliveries

    The company blamed lower-than-anticipated global sales and its investments in launching new electrified models.

    By May 3, 2024
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    Toyota Motor North America creates COO, CSO roles

    EVPs Jack Hollis and Chris Reynolds are taking on additional responsibilities as part of the new assignments.

    By May 2, 2024
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    GM CEO’s compensation falls 4%

    Mary Barra is no longer the highest-paid executive among the Detroit Three automakers.

    By April 29, 2024
  • Toshihiro Mibe, President and CEO of Honda Motor Co. speak at an event at the automaker's manufacturing plant in Allison, Ontario.
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    Honda invests billions in Canada to set up EV production hub

    The CAD $15 billion ($11 billion) investment into the automaker’s supply chain includes two factories and materials processing projects with joint venture partners.

    By April 25, 2024
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    Facing pricing pressure, Ford takes big loss on EVs

    CEO Jim Farley called the segment a “huge drag” on the automaker and the industry overall.

    By April 25, 2024
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    GM aims to build up to 300K EVs in 2024

    The automaker anticipates that new electric vehicle launches will help it achieve its ambitious sales targets in 2024.

    By April 24, 2024
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    Stellantis shareholders approve CEO compensation boost

    Carlos Tavares’ total compensation was nearly $39.5 million last year, a 56% year-over-year increase.

    By April 23, 2024
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    HR leaders well positioned to fight age bias, staffing exec says

    Older workers responding to a survey said age would hurt their chances at a new job. 

    By Kate Tornone • April 22, 2024