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Stephen Winkelmann was well suited to lead the Lamborghini brand within VW Group; he now moves to AudiAnalysis - Bull market for Lamborghini 9 Feb 16

Ray Hutton

The boss moves on as the supercar maker rides high, untouched by the troubles of its owner, writes Ray Hutton.

Fabric top opens/shuts in 20 seconds and at up to 50km/hF23 2 Series Convertible & future BMWs 9 Feb 16

Glenn Brooks

While it may be true that worldwide sales of convertibles have peaked, that doesn’t mean there isn’t still good business to be had from this segment. Especially if you are BMW.

Harman showcased its LIVS (Life-Enhancing Intelligent Vehicle Solution) platform at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, in the Rinspeed Etos concept car Q&A – Phil Eyler, president, Harman Connected Car division 9 Feb 16

Craig Thomas

Connectivity is currently a key area of development for OEMs and will remain so over the coming years. Craig Thomas recently caught up with Phil Eyler, president of Harman’s Connected Car Division, to talk about the company’s future strategy.

ScionTHE WEEK THAT WAS - Scion and Ford workers face the chop 5 Feb 16

Graeme Roberts

The two top-read stories on just-auto this week were both on subjects I get no joy from publishing - axing of a brand and (so far, voluntary) axing of people in a region proving troublesome to automakers.

RenaultSport Trophy is powered by 220hp 1.6 turbo engineClio R.S. 220 Trophy & the future of Renaultsport 2 Feb 16

Glenn Brooks

Does it matter that a version of the Clio now holds the record as the fastest small hatchback at the 20.8km long Nordschleife? To Renault it certainly does, especially with the plans that the company has for multiple high-priced sports models.

Sachin Lawande Q&A - Visteon CEO Sachin Lawande 1 Feb 16

Dave Leggett

Visteon specialises in providing cockpit electronics to automotive manufacturers worldwide. CEO Sachin Lawande outlines the company’s strategic priorities as he sees them and offers views on the industry’s broader development. Dave Leggett recently caught up with him in Detroit.

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