Multimedia Library - Gallery http://wardsauto.com/media/gallery en '16 Maybach S600 http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-maybach-s600 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Maybach S600 rear-seating area is extravagant even by Mercedes S-Class standards, including deep-pile lamb’s-wool floor mats, and airline business-class style seats and fold-out personal tables.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-maybach-s600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-maybach-s600#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America U.S. Maybach Product Development Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:51:00 +0000 1319881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>More legroom and extravagance define Maybach S600.</strong></p> ZF, TRW Product Demos in Germany http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-trw-product-demos-germany <div class="node-body gallery-body">How many automotive suppliers can design, manufacture and deliver a complete axle, 9-speed transmission, steering rack, suspension, brake calipers, electronic controllers, seatbelts and every airbag necessary to protect vehicle occupants? Only one: Germany’s ZF Friedrichshafen, after its acquisition of TRW.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-trw-product-demos-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-trw-product-demos-germany#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany TRW ZF Automatic Autonomous Vehicles Brakes Cameras Collision Avoidance Electric Vehicles Product Development Safety Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:01:00 +0000 1315921 at http://wardsauto.com Mcity Autonomous Vehicle Test Track http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track <div class="node-body gallery-body">Located on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Mcity is a $10 million 32-acre (13-ha) test track with roundabouts, bike lanes, a tree canopy and 4-way intersections to simulate small-town traffic situations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Autoliv Bosch Chevrolet Delphi Denso Ford Honda Nissan Toyota TRW ZF Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Collision Avoidance Product Development Safety Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:21:00 +0000 1316641 at http://wardsauto.com The Future of Autonomous Technology http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mega supplier Continental details technology and gives roadmap of global rules for implementation of autonomous tech through 2020. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Continental Autonomous Vehicles Design Future Products National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Safety Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:59:00 +0000 1302441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sales of components related to autonomous driver assist technologies set to soar.</strong></p> '16 Scion iA and iM http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-scion-ia-and-im <div class="node-body gallery-body">The subcompact Scion iA sedan and compact Scion iM hatchback have a lot of standard goodies for $15,700 and $18,460, including high-quality interior materials and more standard tech and safety features than the competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-scion-ia-and-im" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-scion-ia-and-im#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Scion Test Drives Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:02:00 +0000 1305281 at http://wardsauto.com M1 Concourse Groundbreaking in Pontiac, MI http://wardsauto.com/north-america/m1-concourse-groundbreaking-pontiac-mi <div class="node-body gallery-body">Is there a more appropriate way to revitalize an abandoned, weed-infested slab of concrete than by cleaning it all up and building a 1.5-mile (2.4-km) performance track to host a high-speed parade of Corvettes, Ferraris, Hellcats, Porsches and exotics of various vintage?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/m1-concourse-groundbreaking-pontiac-mi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/m1-concourse-groundbreaking-pontiac-mi#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America North America - Regional U.S. General Motors Restructuring Vehicles in Operation Vehicles & Technology Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:01:00 +0000 1304801 at http://wardsauto.com '16 Mercedes-Benz Metris http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/16-mercedes-benz-metris <div class="node-body gallery-body">It's not as large as its big-brother Sprinter, but the '16 Mercedes-Benz Metris outweighs competitors. Mercedes hopes that will make it stand out.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/16-mercedes-benz-metris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/16-mercedes-benz-metris#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Dealerships Mercedes Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:41:00 +0000 1302201 at http://wardsauto.com <p>&#39;16 Mercedes-Benz Metris.</p> Six Great Tips From F&I Pros http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/six-great-tips-fi-pros <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are quotable quotes and expert advice concerning one of a car dealership's most important departments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/six-great-tips-fi-pros" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/six-great-tips-fi-pros#comments Public Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Dealerships Retail Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:50:00 +0000 1302261 at http://wardsauto.com BMW Museum in Munich http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/bmw-museum-munich <div class="node-body gallery-body">The BMW Museum opened in Munich in 1973 in the shadow of Olympiapark, where the summer Olympics were hosted the prior summer. A stroll through the exhibition halls is to recount a series of significant achievements in automotive history.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/bmw-museum-munich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/bmw-museum-munich#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Germany BMW Exterior Gasoline Interior Product Development Sales Results Turbocharger Vehicle Interiors Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:15:00 +0000 1298891 at http://wardsauto.com '16 Mercedes GLC300 Breaks Cover http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/16-mercedes-glc300-breaks-cover <div class="node-body gallery-body">The new GLC is set to hit the European market in September and U.S. showrooms in November. It is the second generation of Mercedes' midsize CUV and replaces the GLK in brand's lineup.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/16-mercedes-glc300-breaks-cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/16-mercedes-glc300-breaks-cover#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Mercedes Vehicles & Technology Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:39:00 +0000 1300161 at http://wardsauto.com