Finance http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53307/more en Former Porsche Execs Face Trial Over VW Takeover Bid http://wardsauto.com/former-porsche-execs-face-trial-over-vw-takeover-bid <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">A German appeals court rules former Porsche CEO Wendelin Wiedeking and ex-finance chief Holger Haerter can be tried for allegedly concealing a scheme to take over Volkswagen in 2008.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/former-porsche-execs-face-trial-over-vw-takeover-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Europe Germany Finance Restructuring Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:57:00 +0000 1094791 at http://wardsauto.com How to Deal With Dealership Appraisals http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-deal-dealership-appraisals <div class="field-byline"> Brad Carter </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you get a call from someone who has been hired to appraise your dealership, a good first question might be: “What kind of an appraiser are you?”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-deal-dealership-appraisals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-deal-dealership-appraisals#comments Public Industry Voices Management & Strategy Dealerships North America U.S. Dealerships Finance Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:41:00 +0000 1090341 at http://wardsauto.com Bigger, Global Automakers and Suppliers Performing Best as Industry Recovers http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/bigger-global-automakers-and-suppliers-performing-best-industry-recovers <div class="node-body article-body">OEs that lead the list of best performers in the 2009-2013 period skew toward emerging-market automakers (and motorcycle producers), with none of the Detroit Three or European companies making the top 10.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/bigger-global-automakers-and-suppliers-performing-best-industry-recovers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/bigger-global-automakers-and-suppliers-performing-best-industry-recovers#comments Public World Management & Strategy Auto Makers Suppliers World Auto Makers Suppliers Finance Mon, 25 Aug 2014 04:01:00 +0000 1091371 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-123 <div class="node-body article-body">Axalta expands in Mexico; Bosch looks to Vietnam for latest Asian expansion; Mitsubishi Rayon acquires carbon-fiber plastics supplier Wethje.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-123" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-123#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China Mexico U.S. Finland Germany Vietnam BMW BorgWarner Bosch General Motors Porsche Automatic Capacity Utilization Carbon Fiber Component Electronics Finance Global Sources Globalization Instrument Panel Lane-Departure Warning Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:05:00 +0000 1090321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chevrolet, Buick, GMC shift to BorgWarner solenoid valves.</strong></p> Chinese Automaker Geely Says First-Half Profit Down 20% http://wardsauto.com/chinese-automaker-geely-says-first-half-profit-down-20 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Geely, a major domestic producer in the world's biggest automotive market, posted an RMB1.11 billion profit that beat analysts' forecasts despite a 29% drop in first-half sales compared with year-ago. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/chinese-automaker-geely-says-first-half-profit-down-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Finance Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:53:00 +0000 1088381 at http://wardsauto.com 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