Auto makers are looking for less-costly places to produce vehicles as Canada becomes more expensive, but key government measures can help boost, or at least maintain, current momentum driving into 2013 and beyond....More
Auto makers are stepping up plans for new or expanded vehicle-assembly plants. Yet, despite the new vehicles rolling off the line, few workers who produce them will have the means to purchase one, an expert says....More
Stuck with too much capacity to make parts when the industry tanked three years ago, North American auto suppliers spent much of 2012 trying to fill the pipeline as vehicle production increased. Reluctance to add capacity is understood....More
Honda’s U.S. market share rose 7 percentage points to 9.8% through October, closing in on its high of 10.6% in 2010 and helping put distance between it and Asian rivals that are thought to have benefited from the auto maker’s decline....More
Tim Leuliette discusses profitability, regional concerns and the future of Visteon’s interiors, electronics and climate-control businesses. “I get up in the morning thinking great things about Visteon,” he says....More
Last year, Hyundai was the first automaker in the world to sell a vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Hyundai Vice Chairman Woong-chul Yang makes it clear the automaker plans to be a trailblazer in hybrids as well as fuel cells....More
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.