Tag Archives: Report

Audi CEO may not stay through 2022 due to board pact, report says


by *Ken Lane* Embattled Audi CEO Rupert Stadler only received a five-year contract extension last month because of an agreement among supervisory board members that he would not serve out his full term, Reuters reported, citing two sources close to the board. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Waymo hunt for smoking gun turns to Uber acquisition report


by Ángel Álvarez Waymo’s legal battle with Uber ratcheted up this week over a confidential report commissioned by the ride-hailing company. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Lyft, Waymo ink self-driving vehicle deal, report says


by Dave Adams Automotive Images Google affiliate Waymo and rideshare company Lyft have signed an agreement to bring autonomous vehicle technology into the mainstream, a newspaper reported. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

VW CEO offices searched in Audi investigation, report says


by Adam Taves German prosecutors searched the offices of Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller as part of an investigation into diesel emission test cheating at Audi, Bild am Sonntag reported. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Tesla aims to start pilot output of Model 3 this month, report says


by CarSpotter Tesla has told suppliers it plans to begin test-building the Model 3 on Feb. 20, Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The move could allay concerns about the company meeting a target to start production of the $ 35,000 EV in July. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Key Safety Systems chosen as favored buyer of Takata, report says


by Dave Adams Automotive Images Key Safety Systems has been selected as the favored buyer for embattled Japanese airbag supplier Takata, Reuters reported late Friday, citing three sources with knowledge of the process. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed