Body http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53314/more en Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-105 <div class="node-body article-body">Consortium to forge closer ties between OEMs, suppliers; LEDs at heart of Hella headlamp system in Audi A8; JLR calls on Bosch to devise smartphone-vehicle interface; juicy offer from Nissan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-105" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-105#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional Mexico U.S. Audi Bosch Faurecia Ford Hella Jaguar Jeep Land Rover Magna Nissan Volkswagen Body Capacity Utilization Charging Exterior Globalization Headlamps Incentives Information & Entertainment OE-Supplier Relations SAE International Seats Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO) Vehicle Assembly Automotive Material Intelligence Consortium Flextronics Haartz Key Safety Systems Macedonia Recaro Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:50:00 +0000 998421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Recyclable Magna liftgate has paintable outer panel.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-104 <div class="node-body article-body">Magna subsidiary raising output of electronic latches; Daimler assigns 9-speed AT work to Romania facility; new leadership at Aisin Seiki’s U.S. technical center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-104" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-104#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Canada U.S. Japan Czech Republic Romania Aisin Continental Magna Mercedes Toyota Automatic Body Brakes Capacity Utilization Component Labor & Human Resources OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Suspension Transmission Elio Motors GKN Driveline Ideal Automotive Markus Schafer Samir Salaman Yoshiaki Kato Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:45:00 +0000 993711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GKN North Carolina customers include Detroit Three, BMW.</strong></p> Chrysler Updates Sterling Heights' Plant Technology for 200 http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/chrysler-updates-sterling-heights-plant-technology-200 <div class="node-body article-body">Laser-brazing, an open-gate framer and a Quality Assurance Center are three processes or areas new to the suburban Detroit assembly plant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/chrysler-updates-sterling-heights-plant-technology-200" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/chrysler-updates-sterling-heights-plant-technology-200#comments Premium Limited Plants & Production Auto Makers North America U.S. Chrysler Body 200 Chrysler Fiat lab Materials quality Sterling Heights testing Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:59:00 +0000 981691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Quality Assurance Center&rsquo;s light booth.</strong></p> New 200 Better Prepared to Take on Top Competitors, Chrysler Says http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/new-200-better-prepared-take-top-competitors-chrysler-says <div class="node-body article-body">The ’15 Chrysler 200 is based on the automaker’s CUS-wide platform, which also underpins the Dodge Dart, Jeep Cherokee and Alfa Romeo Giulia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/new-200-better-prepared-take-top-competitors-chrysler-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/new-200-better-prepared-take-top-competitors-chrysler-says#comments Public Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chrysler Automatic Body Employment Gasoline Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:58:00 +0000 977891 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Chrysler 200 not offered as convertible. </strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-97 <div class="node-body article-body">Magna, Chinese partner for front-end-module JV; Chevy sources brake, chassis components from Grede North American foundries; Engineering students have designs on €100,000 top prize in Valeo competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-97" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-97#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Africa / Middle East Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America South America Brazil China U.S. France Russia Bosch Chevrolet Land Rover Magna Valeo Body Component Future Products Global Sources Globalization OE-Supplier Relations Purchashing Taillamps Vehicle Assembly AD Plastik Glohh Guangneng Rongneng Henniges ThyssenKrupp Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:10:00 +0000 958421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Henniges, Croatian supplier seal deal for Russian production.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-95 <div class="node-body article-body">Continental transmission research in high gear; Cooper, Chinese partner discussing JV’s future; ContiTech acquires Chinese drive-belt maker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-95" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-95#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Germany Sweden Continental Volvo Car Aluminum Body Capacity Utilization Dual Clutch (DCT) Gasoline Global Sources Globalization OE-Supplier Relations Production Purchashing Restructuring Transmission Unions Chengshan Cooper Hickok Group ProfilGruppen Taizhou Fuju Thu, 06 Feb 2014 15:55:00 +0000 945691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo enlists local supplier for lightweighting mission.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-93 <div class="node-body article-body">Hella’s prospects in Mexico brighten; Mustang convertible’s composite material belies ‟ragtop” tag; Aluminum producers grow new business in U.S., Sweden.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-93" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-93#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China Mexico U.S. BorgWarner Continental Ford Hella Jeep Magna TRW Volkswagen Volvo Car Aluminum Automatic Braking Body Cameras Capacity Utilization Component Electronic Control Units (ECU) Engine Gasoline Globalization Headlamps Lane-Departure Warning Li-ion Pedestrian Protection Product Development Taillamps Constellium El Salto Guanajuato Haartzall HHI Battery ProfilGruppen Silao Taizhou Fuju UACJ Xalt Energy Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:29:00 +0000 937431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>TRW camera enhances safety of &rsquo;14 Jeep Cherokee.</strong></p> Corvette Mill Gets Under Fiskers’ Skin http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/corvette-mill-gets-under-fiskers-skin <div class="field-deck"> 2014 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The company has 10 chassis without EV powertrains that came directly from bankrupt Fisker, 15 it bought itself to gut and Karmas owned by individuals who want to change from electric to V-8 power.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/corvette-mill-gets-under-fiskers-skin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/corvette-mill-gets-under-fiskers-skin#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Supply Chain Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Fisker 2014 North American International Auto Show Body Electric Vehicles Engine Exterior Gasoline Logistics Product Development Purchashing Restructuring Bob Lutz Destino Gilbert Villareal VL Automotive Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0000 931771 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Startup drops Corvette engine into erstwhile EV, tweaks body.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-82 <div class="node-body article-body">Honda spins off electronics business; Chrysler Group customers get Sirius; BorgWarner issues turbocharged near-term forecast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-82" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-82#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Russia World BorgWarner Chrysler Dodge Fiat Honda Jeep Lincoln Nissan Ram SRT Antilock Braking System (ABS) Body Finance Global Sources Globalization Interior Internet Manufacturing Technology Materials OE-Supplier Relations Sound Systems Vehicle Interiors Alcantara Evana Automation Specialists Nidec Sirius XM Un ipres Vari-Form Fri, 08 Nov 2013 10:35:00 +0000 887631 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Interior of Lincoln Black Label lineup bedecked in Alcantara material.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-78 <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of this week’s news involving automotive suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-78" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-78#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America South America Brazil China U.S. Malaysia Romania Turkey Ford Magna TRW Airbags Antilock Braking System (ABS) Body Brakes Capacity Utilization Component Electronic Control Units (ECU) Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Global Sources Globalization Headlamps OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Restructuring Safety Seatbelts Taillamps electric steering Honeywell Magneti Marelli Mitsubishi Electric Qoros TRW Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:00:00 +0000 862941 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>TRW components help China-build Qoros 3 earn top safety rating.</strong></p>