Production http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53320/more en Malaysia New-Vehicle Sales Climb 2.9% in October http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/malaysia-new-vehicle-sales-climb-29-october <div class="node-body article-body">The Malaysian Automotive Assn. expects this month’s sales volume to stay at the same level as October, as consumers seek to beat expected price increases in 2016 and automakers run aggressive promotional campaigns.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/malaysia-new-vehicle-sales-climb-29-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/malaysia-new-vehicle-sales-climb-29-october#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry Malaysia Data & Insights Miscellaneous Production Sales Results Tariffs Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:19:00 +0000 1406301 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Prices going up on Attrage, other Mitsubishi models in &rsquo;</strong><strong>16.</strong></p> VW to Return Cash-for-Clunkers Subsidies to Spain http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-return-cash-clunkers-subsidies-spain <div class="node-body article-body">Volkswagen initially refused to give back the subsidy payments, contending they were based not on nitrogen-oxide but on carbon-dioxide emissions. But VW later admitted it had understated CO2 emissions as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-return-cash-clunkers-subsidies-spain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-return-cash-clunkers-subsidies-spain#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Analysis Industry Engines Spain Dealer Data & Insights Miscellaneous SEAT Volkswagen Emissions Incentives Production Vehicle Assembly Vehicles in Operation Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:39:00 +0000 1403601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>VW&rsquo;s Garcia-Sanz discusses Spanish investment with President Rajoy in May.</strong></p> U.K. Light-Vehicle Output Slips in October http://wardsauto.com/uk-light-vehicle-output-slips-october <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Last month's result reflected slackening domestic demand offsetting an increase in exports, which account for about 80% of cars built in the region.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/uk-light-vehicle-output-slips-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Analysis Industry United Kingdom Data & Insights Miscellaneous Plants & Production Production Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:01:00 +0000 1405311 at http://wardsauto.com Limos Lead New Single-Platform Russian Luxury Lineup http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/limos-lead-new-single-platform-russian-luxury-lineup <div class="node-body article-body">NAMI director Maxim Nagaitsev says the limousine to be built for President Vladimir Putin will be the world’s largest passenger vehicle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/limos-lead-new-single-platform-russian-luxury-lineup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/limos-lead-new-single-platform-russian-luxury-lineup#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Analysis Industry Russia Data & Insights Miscellaneous Porsche Product Development Production Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:12:00 +0000 1398661 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Russian President Putin has first dibs on new limo.</strong></p> More Detroit Three Assembly Work Headed to Mexico http://wardsauto.com/more-detroit-three-assembly-work-headed-mexico <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">General Motors, Ford and FCA US are looking to Mexico to produce more small cars with a workforce paid less than their U.S. counterparts who are building more-profitable larger vehicles. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/more-detroit-three-assembly-work-headed-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America Analysis Industry Mexico U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Globalization Labor & Human Resources Production Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:44:00 +0000 1401631 at http://wardsauto.com North America Light-Vehicle Production Sets October Record http://wardsauto.com/industry/north-america-light-vehicle-production-sets-october-record <div class="node-body article-body">Light trucks once again carried the market with 983,068 builds, a record high for any month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/north-america-light-vehicle-production-sets-october-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/north-america-light-vehicle-production-sets-october-record#comments Public Gated Data Center Auto Makers Plants & Production North America Analysis Industry North America - Regional Canada Mexico U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Auto Makers Production Vehicle Assembly Fri, 13 Nov 2015 19:37:00 +0000 1401031 at http://wardsauto.com Volkswagen’s Skoda Subsidiary Puts New Model on Hold http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/volkswagen-s-skoda-subsidiary-puts-new-model-hold <div class="node-body article-body">It is not clear whether suspension of development of the second-generation Roomster is connected to Volkswagen’s diesel-engine-emissions scandal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/volkswagen-s-skoda-subsidiary-puts-new-model-hold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/volkswagen-s-skoda-subsidiary-puts-new-model-hold#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Analysis Industry Czech Republic Data & Insights Miscellaneous Skoda Product Development Production Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:19:00 +0000 1400071 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volkswagen Caddy basis for new-gen Skoda Roomster.</strong></p> Hyundai Optimistic About Thai Economic Recovery http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/hyundai-optimistic-about-thai-economic-recovery <div class="node-body article-body">With Hyundai’s Bangkok assembly plant having closed due to low sales, the automaker’s presence in Thailand involves only the marketing of imports such as the H1 minivan, Elantra sedan and Santa Fe multipurpose vehicle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/hyundai-optimistic-about-thai-economic-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/hyundai-optimistic-about-thai-economic-recovery#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Asia Pacific - Regional Industry Thailand Data & Insights Miscellaneous Hyundai Sales & Marketing Production Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:07:00 +0000 1398831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai No.12 in 2014 Thai sales behind Elantra, other imports.</strong></p> Making Luxury Interiors Green http://wardsauto.com/industry/making-luxury-interiors-green <div class="node-body article-body">Now in its second year, the Alcantara-sponsored International Symposium on Sustainability in Venice, Italy, is focusing on ways to make the automotive industry carbon-neutral. Alcantara CEO Andrea Boragno says his company could be a model.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/making-luxury-interiors-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/making-luxury-interiors-green#comments Public World Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Europe Analysis Industry Materials Italy Interiors Technology Data & Insights World Miscellaneous Audi BMW Lamborghini Porsche Suppliers Tesla Politics Global Sources Globalization Headliner Materials OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Production Purchashing Seats Mon, 09 Nov 2015 11:03:00 +0000 1390911 at http://wardsauto.com <p align="left"><strong>Alcantara CEO Andrea Boragno discusses sustainability in industry at Venice conference.</strong></p> Ford Cuts Russian Output as Sales Retreat Continues http://wardsauto.com/industry/ford-cuts-russian-output-sales-retreat-continues <div class="node-body article-body">Annual production capacity at Vsevolozhsk is 160,000 units, but Ford built just 30,000 cars there in 2014, laying off 700 employees as a consequence. Output for full-year 2015 is estimated at only 15,000 units. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/ford-cuts-russian-output-sales-retreat-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/ford-cuts-russian-output-sales-retreat-continues#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Analysis Industry Russia Data & Insights Miscellaneous Ford Capacity Utilization Employment Inventories Production Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Thu, 05 Nov 2015 10:06:00 +0000 1390771 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford says Focus eased Russian angst by topping C-segment in 2014.</strong></p>