John Lawler to Highlight Progress of Ford+ Plan During ‘Chat’ at Deutsche Bank 2024 Global Automotive Conference

DEARBORN, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ford CFO John Lawler will discuss the continued execution of the company’s customer-centered Ford+ plan to grow, raise margins and increase capital efficiency while improving business durability during an upcoming fireside chat with auto analyst Emmanuel Rosner at the Deutsche Bank 2024 Global Automotive Conference. The Lawler will highlight how Ford’s distinct business […]

PPG appoints Alejandro Lopez as director, investor relations

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that Alejandro Lopez, currently global finance director for automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) coatings, has been named director, investor relations, effective June 1, 2024. Lopez will report to Vince Morales, PPG senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). He replaces Jonathan Edwards, who will transition to succeed Lopez as […]

Pandemic Pick-Ups: Employment in automotive repair and parts sectors now above pre-pandemic levels, says DesRosier report

Toronto, Ontario — According to statistics from DesRosiers Automotive Consultants, Canadian employment in automotive repair facilities and auto parts stores has now risen above 2019’s pre-pandemic levels. When looking specifically at the Canadian Automotive Employment percentage change from December 2019 to December 2023, the automotive repair and maintenance sectors are up 4.8 percent above pandemic […]

Hood Havoc: Lamborghini recalls Urus model over risk of hood coming off

Toronto, Ontario — Lamborghini is recalling the Urus SUV due to the potential for the hood to detach, either partially or completely when the vehicle is travelling at high speeds. In total, the recall affects approximately 2,300 vehicles between the 2023 to 2024 model years, with around 2,133 vehicles affected in the United States and […]

A Dab of Dust: Nissan develops tire dust and cherry blossom scented perfume

Toronto, Ontario — Nissan has reportedly developed a new perfume, “Smell My Dust,” that smells like tire dust and cherry blossom, as part of its ongoing range of scents and to celebrate the Shanghai E-Prix. According to a report from Motor1, the perfume was developed to coincide with the upcoming Formula E race in Shanghai […]