Another Jim Leaves Toyota, Farley Goes To Ford

Toyota's lost another top American executive to Detroit. If you'll remember from way back in early September, Jim Press left Toyota as chief operating officer of North America for a gig at Chrysler as vice chairman in charge of knowing how to run an automaker. Now Toyota's lost their second Jim as twenty-year veteran… » 10/11/07 3:00pm 10/11/07 3:00pm

Over The Back Fence: Which Automaker PR Chief Is Out The Door

Well, yesterday we gave you the poll, and today we'll give you the rumor. Turns out the winner and the rumor are one and the same. So if you're interested in seeing who we've heard is leaving the automotive universe and where it's rumored they're going — go ahead and feel free to hit the jump. Come on, you know you… » 3/14/07 5:42pm 3/14/07 5:42pm

Jalopnik Poll: Which Automaker PR Chief Is Out The Door?


It's been a rocky thirteen months for the talking heads manning the turrets of the automotive towers of power in Detroit. There's been precious little good news to go around, and when it has come it's always been just before, just after or just during a fiery hailstorm of fecal matter flung from both outside the… » 3/13/07 12:37pm 3/13/07 12:37pm

Ford Exodus: A Jalopnik-Bialystock Production

We're assuming at least 10,000 FoMoCo employees will be taking the long route home today, with the remainder of employees "left behind" wondering why they didn't take advantage of those early buyouts. But if this is a true "exodus" from Dearborn as the headline from the Freep this morning suggests, we're wondering… » 2/28/07 11:01am 2/28/07 11:01am