Component http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53316/more en Mazda Issues Latest Takata Airbag-Related Recall http://wardsauto.com/mazda-issues-latest-takata-airbag-related-recall <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese automaker is recalling 18,000 Mazda6 sedans and 50 RX-8 sports cars sold in the U.S. and equipped with airbags whose inflators could rupture and possibly injure occupants</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/mazda-issues-latest-takata-airbag-related-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags Component Safety Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:24:00 +0000 1067831 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-119 <div class="node-body article-body">JCI, Chinese manufacturer form interior-trim JV; Continental auto-electronics arm picks Philippines site as Asia supply hub; German, Chinese companies forge aluminum-castings agreement. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-119" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-119#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Canada China U.S. Philippines Germany United Kingdom Continental Dodge JCI SAIC SRT Aluminum Brakes Capacity Utilization Component Electronic Control Units (ECU) Global Sources Globalization Manufacturing Technology Vehicle Interiors Brembo North America Continental Temic Electronic Motion Systems Evana KSR Rheinmetall Group TI Automotive Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:26:00 +0000 1067111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cast-iron foundry expands Brembo brake operations in Michigan.</strong></p> Chrysler Issues New Ignition-Switch Recall http://wardsauto.com/chrysler-issues-new-ignition-switch-recall <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The No.3 U.S. automaker's second recall of the year involving potentially faulty ignition switches covers '05-'07 Jeep Grand Cherokee and '06-'07 Jeep Commander models. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/chrysler-issues-new-ignition-switch-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Suppliers North America North America - Regional Component Safety Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:45:00 +0000 1065241 at http://wardsauto.com CORRECTED-Mitsubishi recalls Lancer sedans with Takata air bags http://wardsauto.com/corrected-mitsubishi-recalls-lancer-sedans-takata-air-bags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Corrects paragraph 1 and headline to collectively show that Mitsubishi is one of nine automakers, not the ninth, to say it will conduct a limited regional recall, deletes second sentence in 7th paragraph saying Mitsubishi was the last to announce recall)</p> <p>DETROIT, July 18 (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp is recalling cars made with Takata Corp air bags in Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/corrected-mitsubishi-recalls-lancer-sedans-takata-air-bags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags Component National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:15:19 +0000 1063331 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-118 <div class="node-body article-body">BorgWarner ignition coils spark Daimler GDI engines; Faurecia North America opens HQ in suburban Detroit; Cadillac steers ATS business to ZF-Bosch joint venture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-118" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-118#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Mexico U.S. Romania BorgWarner Bosch Cadillac Continental Faurecia Maserati Mercedes Mini Skoda Volkswagen ZF Aluminum Chassis Component Electronic Control Units (ECU) Gasoline Global Sources Globalization Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Tires Turbocharger Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:55:00 +0000 1061691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Aluminum turbocharger eases catalytic converter&rsquo;s workload.</strong></p> Top GM Lawyer, Delphi CEO to Face U.S. Senate on Ignition Defect http://wardsauto.com/top-gm-lawyer-delphi-ceo-face-us-senate-ignition-defect <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">GM general counsel Michael Milliken likely will be asked about his department's handling of private lawsuits filed over crashes involving the defective switches, while Delphi CEO Rodney O'Neal is to testify about his company's production of the parts. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/top-gm-lawyer-delphi-ceo-face-us-senate-ignition-defect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Suppliers North America U.S. Politics Component GM's Recall Crisis Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 1062201 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 4-BMW to recall 1.6 mln cars on concerns over Takata air bags http://wardsauto.com/update-4-bmw-recall-16-mln-cars-concerns-over-takata-air-bags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds NHTSA comment)</p> <p>By Ben Klayman</p> <p>DETROIT, July 16 (Reuters) - German automaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front air bags made by Takata Corp because the inflators could break apart during deployment and injure passengers.</p> <p>The recall affects 3 Series vehicles produced between May 1999 and August 2006.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-4-bmw-recall-16-mln-cars-concerns-over-takata-air-bags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Plants & Production Auto Makers Supply Chain Suppliers Vehicles & Technology World Airbags Component OE-Supplier Relations Safety Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:09:55 +0000 1061331 at http://wardsauto.com Mitsubishi Makes Another Move to Solidify Production Base in Philippines http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mitsubishi-makes-another-move-solidify-production-base-philippines <div class="node-body article-body">Purchase of a controlling stake in a local transmission operation follows on the heels of a deal to acquire former Ford plants in March.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mitsubishi-makes-another-move-solidify-production-base-philippines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mitsubishi-makes-another-move-solidify-production-base-philippines#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Philippines Mitsubishi Component Globalization Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:40:00 +0000 1055021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sales of locally built Adventure topped 100,000 mark in April.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116 <div class="node-body article-body">JCI steps out of cockpit; PPG coatings business seeks to cover more of South America; Bosch looks to build upon modest Indonesian investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America South America Brazil U.S. Indonesia South Korea Germany Russia Bosch Continental JCI Lada Nissan Renault Visteon Capacity Utilization Component Finance Globalization Information & Entertainment Manufacturing Technology Restructuring Steel Vehicle Interiors Autoneum ContiTech Cooper-Standard Halla Visteon PPG Tata Steel Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0000 1052691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>ContiTech employee programs CNC robotic bending machine at new hose plant in Kaluga, Russia.</strong></p> Thailand Woos Oz Suppliers as OEMs Quit Production http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/thailand-woos-oz-suppliers-oems-quit-production <div class="node-body article-body">The head of the Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce says the political uncertainty in Thailand, culminating in the military coup in May, has not hurt the country’s manufacturing, supply-chain or export sectors.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/thailand-woos-oz-suppliers-oems-quit-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/thailand-woos-oz-suppliers-oems-quit-production#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers Australia Thailand Component Global Sources Globalization Logistics Trade Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:39:00 +0000 1050211 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Oz parts makers assured of business-as-usual conditions in Thailand.</strong></p>