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Mark Buzzell is no stranger to fleet. As the prior president and CEO of Ford of Canada, one of his key responsibilities was managing its Canadian fleet business. Buzzell understands fleet and recognizes its importance to Ford.

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Ford to Focus on Trucks, EVs, Connectivity

Ford Motor Co.'s new leader wants to shift investment into trucks and electrified vehicles and reduce costs and investment in sedans and internal combustion engines, Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett said Tuesday.

GM, Honda Name Leaders of Fuel Cell Venture

A General Motors executive with operational expertise and a Honda executive who oversaw four assembly plants will lead a new joint venture to develop hydrogen fuel cell propulsion systems, the companies have announced.

Audi to Launch 20 Models This Year

Audi is launching 20 new or refreshed models in 2016 with a tilt toward SUVs and crossovers, including its Q2 compact SUV arriving in November, Audi's CEO told shareholders on May 12.

VW Diesel Scandal Result of 'Chain of Mistakes'

Volkswagen engineers installed cheat software in their U.S. diesel vehicles because they "quite simply could not find a way to meet the tougher" standards limiting nitrogen oxide pollutants, the company's chairman told reporters this week.

Volkswagen's U.S. CEO Apologizes to Congress

Michael Horn, Volkswagen's president and CEO in the U.S., apologized to members of the U.S. Congress on Oct. 8 for selling cars that included a software cheat designed to defeat federal diesel emissions testing.

VW CEO Vows to 'Overcome This Crisis'

Volkswagen's new leader promised that the company will survive a scandal over its gaming of U.S. diesel emissions standards and said a technical solution is imminent for owners of the affected vehicles.