Finance http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53307/more en Fuel Systems Cuts Revenue Forecast Amid Europe Slump http://wardsauto.com/fuel-systems-cuts-revenue-forecast-amid-europe-slump <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The New York-based company, whose products allow vehicles to run on propane and natural gas, says business is down in Europe, which accounts for about 40% of its revenues and is its largest market.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/fuel-systems-cuts-revenue-forecast-amid-europe-slump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional U.S. Alternative Fuels Finance Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:45:00 +0000 1087171 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 2-Russia may ban car imports if West applies new sanctions-Vedomosti http://wardsauto.com/update-2-russia-may-ban-car-imports-if-west-applies-new-sanctions-vedomosti <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* Automakers with Russian factories likely to be exempt: report</p> <p>* Mercedes-Benz, with no Russia car production, could suffer</p> <p>* Chinese, Korean carmakers might benefit from embargo (Adds comment by a European lobby group, details)</p> <p>By Maria Kiselyova and Katya Golubkova</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-2-russia-may-ban-car-imports-if-west-applies-new-sanctions-vedomosti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Europe Russia Finance Globalization Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:03:18 +0000 1086831 at http://wardsauto.com China Finds Mercedes-Benz Guilty in Price-Fixing Case http://wardsauto.com/china-finds-mercedes-benz-guilty-price-fixing-case <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Mercedes is among several foreign companies targeted by the government as it enforces anti-monopoly legislation. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/china-finds-mercedes-benz-guilty-price-fixing-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Politics Finance Laws/Law Enforcement Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:48:00 +0000 1086861 at http://wardsauto.com GM to Invest $2.8 Billion in Brazil Over 5 Years, Barra Says http://wardsauto.com/gm-invest-28-billion-brazil-over-5-years-barra-says <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">CEO Mary Barra says the automaker is underscoring its commitment to one of its most important markets by investing in new products, technology and maintaining plants.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-invest-28-billion-brazil-over-5-years-barra-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated News & Analysis Management & Strategy Auto Makers South America Brazil Finance Globalization Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:15:00 +0000 1085441 at http://wardsauto.com Report Says China to Fine Audi $40 Million in Anti-Monopoly Case http://wardsauto.com/report-says-china-fine-audi-40-million-anti-monopoly-case <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">An anonymous source tells the 21st Century Business Herald the government is basing the German luxury automaker's fine on a percentage of its 2013 car sales in Hubei province. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/report-says-china-fine-audi-40-million-anti-monopoly-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Finance Laws/Law Enforcement Trade Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:31:00 +0000 1085011 at http://wardsauto.com PSA Peugeot Citroen Shares Continue Rallying http://wardsauto.com/psa-peugeot-citroen-shares-continue-rallying <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Europe's No.2 automaker, excluded in 2012 from the benchmark CAC-40 index for the first time in the index's history, has seen its stock value rebound since a $4 billion share sale to the French government and China's Dongfeng Motor Group.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/psa-peugeot-citroen-shares-continue-rallying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Europe France Finance Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:08:00 +0000 1084571 at http://wardsauto.com Jaguar, Land Rover Drive Threefold Jump in Parent Tata's Profits http://wardsauto.com/jaguar-land-rover-drive-threefold-jump-parent-tatas-profits <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Jaguar and Land Rover luxury brands continued propping up the parent company's finances, posting a 22% increase in first-quarter sales and a 20.3% rise in operating margins.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/jaguar-land-rover-drive-threefold-jump-parent-tatas-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific India Finance Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:31:00 +0000 1082711 at http://wardsauto.com Fiat Waves Off Reports of Shareholder Sellout http://wardsauto.com/fiat-waves-reports-shareholder-sellout <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Italian media reports that enough shareholders have exercised their exit rights to potentially endanger its merger with Chrysler are groundless rumors, the automaker says. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/fiat-waves-reports-shareholder-sellout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Europe Italy Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Finance Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:54:00 +0000 1077371 at http://wardsauto.com Study Says Poor Supplier Relations Have Cost Automakers Billions http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/study-says-poor-supplier-relations-have-cost-automakers-billions <div class="node-body article-body">If Chrysler’s supplier relations were as positive in 2000-2012 as they are today, the automaker would have booked $1,052 more in profit per unit, equaling $2 billion annually, Planning Perspectives says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/study-says-poor-supplier-relations-have-cost-automakers-billions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/study-says-poor-supplier-relations-have-cost-automakers-billions#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Supply Chain Suppliers North America U.S. Auto Makers Suppliers Finance OE-Supplier Relations Mon, 04 Aug 2014 04:01:00 +0000 1074891 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 2-VW operating profit drop raises pressure to cut costs http://wardsauto.com/update-2-vw-operating-profit-drop-raises-pressure-cut-costs <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* Q2 group operating profit falls 3.1 pct to 3.33 bln euros</p> <p>* VW brand Q2 profit plunges 37 pct to 572 mln euros</p> <p>* Results highlight need for cost cuts -analyst</p> <p>* Keeps FY profit, sales guidance (Releads on VW brand profit plunge, adds analyst comment, shares)</p> <p>By Andreas Cremer</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-2-vw-operating-profit-drop-raises-pressure-cut-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Europe Germany Finance Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:50:13 +0000 1073171 at http://wardsauto.com