Production http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53320/more en Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124 <div class="node-body article-body">Continental makes Newport News news; BorgWarner, Faurecia expand emissions-control capabilities; Alcoa sheds inefficient Italian aluminum smelter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124#comments Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Italy BorgWarner Continental Faurecia Federal-Mogul Aluminum Capacity Utilization Component Employment Global Sources Logistics Production Turbocharger Alcoa Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:45:00 +0000 1098321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BorgWarner steps up emissions technology output at Illinois plant.</strong></p> Oz Panel: Allow Used-Car Imports, Drop New-Car Tariff http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-panel-allow-used-car-imports-drop-new-car-tariff <div class="node-body article-body">The Productivity Commission report says eliminating the 5% tariff on new imported cars once GM Holden, Ford and Toyota end local production might be justified, but it also “notes the effect on government revenue.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-panel-allow-used-car-imports-drop-new-car-tariff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-panel-allow-used-car-imports-drop-new-car-tariff#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers Australia Ford Holden Toyota Finance Labor & Human Resources Production Restructuring Supply Chain Tariffs Trade Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries Productivity Commission Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:32:00 +0000 1096241 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Duties on BMWs, other imports raised A$920 million last fiscal year.</strong></p> GM Holden Denies Decision on Commodore Replacement http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/gm-holden-denies-decision-commodore-replacement <div class="node-body article-body">Media speculate GM is keeping the replacement decision under its hat for fear an announcement would undermine sales of the current Commodore as would-be buyers in Australia and New Zealand await the arrival of the replacement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/gm-holden-denies-decision-commodore-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/gm-holden-denies-decision-commodore-replacement#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia New Zealand Buick Chevrolet Holden Opel/Vauxhall Sales & Marketing Production Restructuring Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000 1093581 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Buick LaCrosse among potential successors to Commodore.</strong></p> Hyundai, Korea Workers’ Union Hold Emergency Talks http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-korea-workers-union-hold-emergency-talks <div class="node-body article-body">Should Hyundai’s labor costs go up inordinately by accepting the union’s wage-recalculation demand, suppliers would be squeezed to cut their margins and they would do likewise with their own smaller suppliers of parts, materials and services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-korea-workers-union-hold-emergency-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-korea-workers-union-hold-emergency-talks#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers South Korea Hyundai Kia Labor & Human Resources OE-Supplier Relations Production Korea Metal Workers Union Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:30:00 +0000 1093351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker scrambling to keep assembly line moving.</strong></p> Russian Automaker AVTOvaz to Cut Lada Output http://wardsauto.com/russian-automaker-avtovaz-cut-lada-output <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Russia's leading automaker cites a deteriorating domestic market as it plans to cut 25,000 units of its top-selling Lada model from its production schedule for the next three months.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/russian-automaker-avtovaz-cut-lada-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Production Sales Results Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:15:00 +0000 1092861 at http://wardsauto.com Current Data Center Graphs http://wardsauto.com/data-center/current-data-center-graphs <div class="node-body gallery-body">Current charts and graphs from WardsAuto Data Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/data-center/current-data-center-graphs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/data-center/current-data-center-graphs#comments Public Data Center Auto Makers North America - Regional Capacity Utilization Inventories Production Sales Results Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:20:00 +0000 494881 at http://wardsauto.com Output Surges 9.8% in China Through First Half http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/output-surges-98-china-through-first-half <div class="node-body article-body">SUVs continued to thrive in the first half of the year, growing 30.4% to 1.2 million units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/output-surges-98-china-through-first-half" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/output-surges-98-china-through-first-half#comments Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Auto Makers Production Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:45:00 +0000 1091421 at http://wardsauto.com North American Light-Vehicle Production Reaches Best-Ever July Result http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/north-american-light-vehicle-production-reaches-best-ever-july-result <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers boosted production to manage inventory as sales remain high and plant retooling shutdowns are planned.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/north-american-light-vehicle-production-reaches-best-ever-july-result" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/north-american-light-vehicle-production-reaches-best-ever-july-result#comments Public Gated Data Center Plants & Production Auto Makers North America North America - Regional Canada Mexico U.S. Auto Makers Production Vehicle Assembly Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:25:00 +0000 1091121 at http://wardsauto.com Hyundai, Kia Workers Strike at Korean Plants http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-kia-workers-strike-korean-plants <div class="node-body article-body">The KMWU says on its website it had no choice but to call a strike as Hyundai negotiators would not budge on any of the union’s major proposals, including the key demand the automaker include bonus payments in calculating basic wages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-kia-workers-strike-korean-plants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-kia-workers-strike-korean-plants#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific South Korea General Motors Hyundai Kia Ssangyong Labor & Human Resources Production Korean Metal Workers Union Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:10:00 +0000 1091251 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai strikers clash with police in 2013; third walkout in three years under way.</strong></p> U.K.’s July Car-Production Uptick Counters CV Slump http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-s-july-car-production-uptick-counters-cv-slump <div class="node-body article-body">Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders CEO Mike Hawes says the U.K.’s 5 million car exports since the beginning of 2010 is the best performance of any decade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-s-july-car-production-uptick-counters-cv-slump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-s-july-car-production-uptick-counters-cv-slump#comments Premium Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Europe United Kingdom Unspecified Companies Engine Production Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Trade Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:25:00 +0000 1090611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Car-export values double 2004 level.</strong></p>