Here are some top candidates for the next CEO of General Motors Co., according to auto industry experts and insiders.
_ Carlos Ghosn, chief executive of Nissan Motor Co.
_ Roger Penske, CEO of auto dealership chain Penske Automotive Group Inc.
_ John Krafcik, CEO of Hyundai Motor America
_ Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Co. group vice president and president of Asia Pacific and Africa
_ Derrick Kuzak, Ford group vice president of global product development
_ Jim Farley, Ford group vice president of global marketing and Canada, Mexico and South America
_ Mark Fields, Ford executive vice president and president of the Americas
_ Mike Jackson, CEO of dealership chain AutoNation Inc.
_ Robert W. Lane, chairman of Deere & Co.
_ Jim Owens, CEO of Caterpillar Inc.