Executives

Toyota promotes female executive to top management level

Chika Kako is a rarity in Toyota's upper echelons. Last month, she was promoted to the second-highest job at the luxury Lexus division, becoming the only woman among the automaker's top 53 managers.


Where are they now?

Malcolm Bricklin and Harvey Lamm have slowed down a step or two, but neither is ready to fully retire.

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VW staff are unconvinced of culture change

Almost two-thirds of VW employees in Germany see no improvement in the automaker's corporate culture nearly two and a half years after its diesel emissions fraud was revealed.

Tesla's scramble for lithium

Tesla's talks to invest in a lithium supplier indicate automakers have a long road ahead to secure a steady supply of the metal to support the mass production of electric vehicles.

Underdog Subaru turns 50

Subaru of America, the Japanese automaker celebrating its 50th anniversary in the U.S. this year, may appear to be unstoppable at the moment. But that hasn't always been the case.

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