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Tatsuro Toyoda, who led U.S. venture, dies at 88

Tatsuro Toyoda, whose short tenure as president of Toyota Motor in the 1990s was marked by health issues, died Dec. 30 of pneumonia, the company said. He was 88.

Magna's basic building-block approach to the future

Magna's chief technical officer says the supplier's strategy will make sure that products remain viable whether global vehicle electrification is 5 percent or 25 percent.


Mazda N.A. CFO Lievois gets expanded duties, including sales, service, marketing

Mazda North American Operations is expanding the duties of its finance chief, Jim Lievois, to include sales, service and marketing.

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Ghosn hints he may leave Renault CEO role

Carlos Ghosn opened the door to stepping down as Renault CEO, as he focuses on the Franco-Japanese alliance he built with Nissan and Mitsubishi. Renault is said to be searching for a successor who could take on a more operational role - with people who work at Renault or who once worked at the automaker as the top candidates.

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