Product Development http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53310/more en From Fantastic to Bizarre http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fantastic-bizarre <div class="node-body gallery-body">Metro Detroit hosted the 20th annual Woodward Dream Cruise this past weekend, and the event truly has become Motor City Mardi Gras. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fantastic-bizarre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fantastic-bizarre#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Chevrolet Jaguar Nissan Porsche Design Exterior Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Vehicle Interiors Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000 1087111 at http://wardsauto.com 2014 Woodward Dream Cruise http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-woodward-dream-cruise <div class="node-body gallery-body">Today is officially the Woodward Dream Cruise, but actually it's been going on for days and, for some car enthusiasts who can't wait to show off their rides, weeks and even months. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-woodward-dream-cruise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-woodward-dream-cruise#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional Canada U.S. Germany Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Ford Ford Lincoln Exterior Product Development Vehicle Interiors Wheels Sat, 16 Aug 2014 05:30:00 +0000 1086361 at http://wardsauto.com Reuss Gives Tesla Props, Loves His Old ’Vette http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/reuss-gives-tesla-props-loves-his-old-vette <div class="field-deck"> Inside View </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GM’s Mark Reuss praises Tesla as a worthy competitor in the EV sector and talks at length about his beloved ’54 Corvette, which required more than a little elbow grease on his part.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/reuss-gives-tesla-props-loves-his-old-vette" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/reuss-gives-tesla-props-loves-his-old-vette#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Chevrolet General Motors Design Gasoline Inside View Product Development Transmissions Back to the Bricks Chevrolet Corvette Ed Cole Elon Musk John McElroy Mark Reuss Tesla Woodward Dream Cruise WWJ AM Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:16:00 +0000 1086201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM&rsquo;s Reuss speaks at Dream Cruise event this week.</strong></p> Woodward Dream Cruise Business Breakfast http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/woodward-dream-cruise-business-breakfast <div class="node-body gallery-body">The free-flowing conversation was steered by questions from WWJ listeners in the audience under a tent alongside Woodward Avenue, which tomorrow will host the world’s largest 1-day car event, for more than 1 million people. It’s the 20th year for the Dream Cruise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/woodward-dream-cruise-business-breakfast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/woodward-dream-cruise-business-breakfast#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Chevrolet General Motors Design Gasoline Inside View Product Development Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:15:00 +0000 1086241 at http://wardsauto.com Flooded GM Tech Center on Mend; Design, R&D Still Closed http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/flooded-gm-tech-center-mend-design-rd-still-closed <div class="node-body article-body">Employees at GM Design tell WardsAuto their main building was “devastated,” and it could be months before the facility is fully operational again.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/flooded-gm-tech-center-mend-design-rd-still-closed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/flooded-gm-tech-center-mend-design-rd-still-closed#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers North America U.S. General Motors Design Product Development Dwight Eisenhower GM Tech Center Katie McBride Mark Reuss Warren Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0000 1086111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM Design sustains major flood damage.</strong></p> Is Your Classic Car Worthy of Historical Register? http://wardsauto.com/blog/your-classic-car-worthy-historical-register <div class="node-body blog-body">“If we had a local fruit truck from Birmingham here or local delivery truck that is still around, a local firetruck, that’s every bit as important as the Washington Monument on the national level. It’s all part of our heritage, and heritage starts local," Mark Gessler says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/your-classic-car-worthy-historical-register" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/your-classic-car-worthy-historical-register#comments Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Cadillac Chrysler Ford Design Engines Exterior Product Development Sales Results Concours d'Elegance of America Ford Mustang II concept Gary Peters Historic Vehicle Association Mark Gessler Shelby Daytona U.S. Department of Interior Final Inspection Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:18:00 +0000 1085481 at http://wardsauto.com Historic Vehicle Association http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/historic-vehicle-association <div class="node-body gallery-body">In addition to creating the national register, the new legislation authorized the Department of Interior to work with the Historic Vehicle Association to document and preserve automotive heritage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/historic-vehicle-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/historic-vehicle-association#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Buick Cadillac Chrysler Ford Design Exterior Interior Product Development Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:17:00 +0000 1085491 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-122 <div class="node-body article-body">Emitec comes under Continental umbrella; Bosch adds second R&D operation in Vietnam; Halla Visteon Climate Control expands into South America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-122" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-122#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America South America Brazil China U.S. Germany Vietnam Autoliv Bosch Continental JCI Visteon Airbags Climate Controls/HVAC Global Sources Product Development Restructuring Seatbelts Seats Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:35:00 +0000 1085311 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>JCI test facility allows real-time crash monitoring.</strong></p> Hellcat Sales Not Limited to 1,200 Units http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/hellcat-sales-not-limited-1200-units <div class="node-body article-body">Chrysler unveils the 707-hp Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, which goes on sale in early 2015. The automaker defuses rumors that production will be capped on its most powerful sedan or the 2-door Challenger SRT Hellcat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/hellcat-sales-not-limited-1200-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/hellcat-sales-not-limited-1200-units#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional Canada Mexico U.S. Dodge SRT Gasoline Instrument Panel Product Development Sales Results Seats Supercharger Chrysler Hemi Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Hellcat Hemi Tim Kuniskis Woodward Dream Cruise Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:36:00 +0000 1084921 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat will be built in Brampton, ON, Canada.</strong></p> '15 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/15-dodge-charger-srt-hellcat <div class="node-body gallery-body">With its 6.2L supercharged 90-degree Hemi pushrod V-8, the rear-wheel-drive Charger SRT Hellcat sprints to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 3.7 seconds, Chrysler says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/15-dodge-charger-srt-hellcat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/15-dodge-charger-srt-hellcat#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional Canada Mexico U.S. Dodge SRT Gasoline Instrument Panel Product Development Sales Results Seats Supercharger Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:35:00 +0000 1084961 at http://wardsauto.com