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Former BMW exec to rejuvenate Hyundai r&d

Hyundai Motor appointed Albert Biermann, a former BMW executive, as its first foreign head of r&d, raising expectations of a smooth transition of power at the family-run business empire.

GHSP saw future, put stamping in past

GHSP, a 90-year-old Michigan stamping supplier, is transforming its business from traditional metal parts to advanced technologies.

Plant closures! Subscriptions! Why should dealers upgrade?

Facility improvement gripes are perennial complaints, but dealers wonder: Why invest in their own brick and mortar, especially as automakers close plants and launch vehicle subscription models?

Dealer anniversaries

Dealer Thad Naquin of Tom Naquin Chevrolet-Nissan-Cadillac in Elkhart, Ind. is featured this week.

Overcapacity? Give it to foreign carmakers

General Motors could address its politically sensitive overcapacity issue at U.S. plants by handing over plants to foreign carmakers, according to one Automotive News reader in a letter to the editor.