Raj Nair appointed vice president of Ford North America
Raj Nair will become the executive vice president of Ford North America starting on June 1st. His current roles are executive vice president of product development, and chief technical officer. http://bit.ly/2rnLOag
Uber ordered to hand over Otto term sheet
The judge hearing the Waymo vs. Uber lawsuit ordered Uber to hand over to Waymo an unredacted copy of its term sheet with Otto--the company Uber purchased for its LiDAR technology which Waymo claims was as its IP. TechCrunch reports that Judge Corley didn't see any basis for Uber's desired redactions. http://tcrn.ch/2rlZItt
Nissan Juke discontinued?
The Nissan Juke is getting the axe in North America, The Truth About Cars reports. The same source said it will be replaced by the Nissan Kicks. http://bit.ly/2rV9sbh
GM issues statement in response to diesel lawsuit
General Motors spokesperson Pat Morrissey released a statement in response to the lawsuit filed by owners alleging that its diesel HD pickups employ an emissions "defeat device," stating: "These claims are baseless and we will vigorously defend ourselves. The Duramax Diesel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra comply with all U.S. EPA and CARB emissions regulations." http://bit.ly/2rVgCMK