Articles by Steph Willems

QOTD: Bittersweet Beetle?

July 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

As you no doubt already know, we lost a big name this week. The Volkswagen Beetle ⁠— formerly the Volkswagen New Beetle, Volkswagen Beetle, Volkswagen Type 1, Volkswagen, KdF-Wagen, etc — finally bit the dust in Puebla, Mexico on Wednesday. A mariachi …

BMW CEO Calls It Quits, Won’t Seek Seek Another Term

July 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

Four years after taking the helm of BMW, Harald Krüger is pulling a Lyndon Johnson. The 27-year Bimmer veteran has decided not to seek a second term as CEO, the automaker reported Friday, leaving it in search of new leadership at a pivotal time in its …

Ex-Lincoln Design Boss Shows up at Nissan

June 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

That didn’t take long. After six years spent crafting the design language of Lincoln’s growing stable of vehicles, design director David Woodhouse abruptly resigned earlier this week. The 50-year-old’s connection with parent Ford Moto…

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