Finance http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53307/more en Sources Say China's BAIC Eyeing Stake in Daimler http://wardsauto.com/sources-say-chinas-baic-eyeing-stake-daimler <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">A Daimler spokesman, asked about the car-manufacturing unit of Beijing Automotive Group's interest in the German luxury automaker, says, "Investors from China are also welcome."</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sources-say-chinas-baic-eyeing-stake-daimler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Europe China Germany Finance Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:14:00 +0000 1338111 at http://wardsauto.com TRW Integration Going Well, Auto Supplier ZF Says http://wardsauto.com/trw-integration-going-well-auto-supplier-zf-says <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Releasing first-half financial results for the first time in its history, ZF reports earnings before interest and tax increased 89% from prior-year and says its acquisition of rival supplier TRW is progressing well. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/trw-integration-going-well-auto-supplier-zf-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe North America U.S. Germany Finance Restructuring Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:50:00 +0000 1338031 at http://wardsauto.com Green Vehicles Grow Profits for China's BYD 29% http://wardsauto.com/green-vehicles-grow-profits-chinas-byd-29 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker reports an 18% rise in revenues and a 29% spike in first-half profits driven largely by higher sales of its hybrid and electric vehicles.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/green-vehicles-grow-profits-chinas-byd-29" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific China Finance Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:09:00 +0000 1337431 at http://wardsauto.com Volvo Bolsters China Presence With JV Acquisitions http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-bolsters-china-presence-jv-acquisitions <div class="node-body article-body">The JVs include car-manufacturing facilities in Chengdu and Daqing, an engine-production facility in Zhangjiakou and an R&D center in Shanghai.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-bolsters-china-presence-jv-acquisitions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-bolsters-china-presence-jv-acquisitions#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe China Sweden Volvo Car Zhejiang Geely Engine Finance Globalization Restructuring Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:30:00 +0000 1334281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Long-wheelbase S60L made in China for Chinese market.</strong></p> Volvo First-Half Profit Up 71% http://wardsauto.com/volvo-first-half-profit-71 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Swedish subsidiary of Chinese automaker Geely is maintaining its full-year forecast of nearly 500,000 cars, with gains in Europe and the U.S. offsetting a slowdown in China.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/volvo-first-half-profit-71" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe China Sweden Finance Sales Results Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:12:00 +0000 1333831 at http://wardsauto.com Fiat Spinoff Boosts FCA's Fortunes http://wardsauto.com/fiat-spinoff-boosts-fcas-fortunes <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Rising sales and profits, and successful new products, have improved the automaker's share value going back to last year, but some analysts predict a backslide when the Ferrari spinoff is completed. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/fiat-spinoff-boosts-fcas-fortunes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe North America U.S. Italy Finance Restructuring Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:53:00 +0000 1332111 at http://wardsauto.com Tesla Hikes Share Offering to $642.5 Million http://wardsauto.com/tesla-hikes-share-offering-6425-million <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The electric-vehicle maker says it will offer 2.7 million shares valued at $642.5 million, nearly 30% higher than the $500 million sale announced Thursday.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/tesla-hikes-share-offering-6425-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Electric Vehicles Finance Fri, 14 Aug 2015 11:01:00 +0000 1332031 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 3-Musk to invest $20 mln in Tesla's $500 mln share sale http://wardsauto.com/update-3-musk-invest-20-mln-teslas-500-mln-share-sale <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds Breakingviews link)</p> <p>By Sagarika Jaisinghani and Arunima Banerjee</p> <p>Aug 13 (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc CEO Elon Musk will invest $20 million as part of the company's $500 million stock offering in a show of confidence at a time when the electric car maker is burning through cash.</p> <p>Tesla said on Thursday it would use the proceeds from the sale to help fund its upcoming Model 3 project and its battery gigafactory in Nevada. (<a href="http://bit.ly/1TuIQJa" title="http://bit.ly/1TuIQJa">http://bit.ly/1TuIQJa</a>)</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-3-musk-invest-20-mln-teslas-500-mln-share-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Electric Vehicles Finance Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:09:49 +0000 1331341 at http://wardsauto.com Tesla Founder Musk Promises Profitability by 2016 http://wardsauto.com/tesla-founder-musk-promises-profitability-2016 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The electric-vehicle maker's CEO has set a first-quarter 2016 deadline, less than a year and a half from now, for Tesla to become profitable enough to expand both its product lineup and its electric-power-storage enterprise.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/tesla-founder-musk-promises-profitability-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Electric Vehicles Finance Sales Results Mon, 10 Aug 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1329171 at http://wardsauto.com Honda’s Thai Unit Sees 27% Jump in H1 Export Value http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/honda-s-thai-unit-sees-27-jump-h1-export-value <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker attributes the growth to increasing demand for its City model in Asia and Oceania and for its recently launched all-new HR-V CUV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/honda-s-thai-unit-sees-27-jump-h1-export-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/honda-s-thai-unit-sees-27-jump-h1-export-value#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Malaysia Thailand Honda Sales & Marketing Finance Production Trade Mon, 10 Aug 2015 09:12:00 +0000 1327571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>All-new HR-V already among Honda Thailand&rsquo;s top exports.</strong></p>