For automakers, competition today is as likely to come from Silicon Valley as it is from Detroit, Japan or Germany.
Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden has died five days after being involved in a cycling accident in Italy, according to Italy's ANSA news agency and Red Bull Honda, a sponsor of Hayden. He was 35.
Jim Hackett, the newly crowned CEO of Ford, has a track record that includes self-driving cars, office furniture -- and hiring a college football coach.
Ford CEO Mark Fields is out after less than three years on the job.