Trade http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53326/more en Subaru to Continue Bypassing Damaged Chinese Port http://wardsauto.com/subaru-continue-bypassing-damaged-chinese-port <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Subaru parent Fuji Heavy Industries will continue diverting its Japan-built cars to Shanghai because its Tianjin operations have not returned to normal since the deadly Aug. 12 chemical explosion.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/subaru-continue-bypassing-damaged-chinese-port" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Asia Pacific China Logistics Trade Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:59:00 +0000 1338861 at http://wardsauto.com Chinese Automakers Retrench as Iran’s Market Reopens http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chinese-automakers-retrench-iran-s-market-reopens <div class="node-body article-body">With the lifting of sanctions against Iran in exchange for curtailing its nuclear program, Chinese automakers will face more competition as other foreign companies step up production in the country, increase imports, or both.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chinese-automakers-retrench-iran-s-market-reopens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chinese-automakers-retrench-iran-s-market-reopens#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Africa / Middle East Iran Chery Dongfeng FAW SAIC Globalization Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1334331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Locally assembled Chinese Haima S7 displayed at Mashhad auto show.</strong></p> Daimler Attaches Strings to Proposed Russia Plant http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/daimler-attaches-strings-proposed-russia-plant <div class="node-body article-body">Sources say Daimler has asked St. Petersburg Gov. Georgy Poltavchenko to provide a 125-acre site for the Mercedes-Benz assembly plant, along with associated infrastructure investment, without compensation from the automaker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/daimler-attaches-strings-proposed-russia-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/daimler-attaches-strings-proposed-russia-plant#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Europe Russia GAZ Mercedes Globalization Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1334141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Daimler looks to grow in Russia beyond KamAZ JV.</strong></p> Australian Lawmakers Scrutinizing Highway Safety http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/australian-lawmakers-scrutinizing-highway-safety <div class="node-body article-body">An industry lobbying group says it opposes increased personal importation of new vehicles or the importation of used vehicles because they may meet a lower safety standard, or may not be suitable for Australia’s environmental conditions, or both.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/australian-lawmakers-scrutinizing-highway-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/australian-lawmakers-scrutinizing-highway-safety#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Australia Ford Holden Toyota Automatic Braking Blindspot Detection Lane-Departure Warning Safety Trade Vehicles in Operation Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:33:00 +0000 1332981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Most Australian cars up to speed on safety technology.</strong></p> European Parliament, Auto-Industry Groups Tout TTIP http://wardsauto.com/politics/european-parliament-auto-industry-groups-tout-ttip <div class="node-body article-body">A study by the Petersen Institute of International Economics contends harmonizing U.S.-EU safety and environmental regulations would boost the automotive trade at least 20%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/european-parliament-auto-industry-groups-tout-ttip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/european-parliament-auto-industry-groups-tout-ttip#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Europe North America Europe - Regional U.S. Unspecified Companies Regulations Sales & Marketing Globalization Tariffs Trade Tue, 18 Aug 2015 09:34:00 +0000 1332141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Most EU countries slap 10% import duty on Mustang.</strong></p> Honda’s Thai Unit Sees 27% Jump in H1 Export Value http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/honda-s-thai-unit-sees-27-jump-h1-export-value <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker attributes the growth to increasing demand for its City model in Asia and Oceania and for its recently launched all-new HR-V CUV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/honda-s-thai-unit-sees-27-jump-h1-export-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/honda-s-thai-unit-sees-27-jump-h1-export-value#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Malaysia Thailand Honda Sales & Marketing Finance Production Trade Mon, 10 Aug 2015 09:12:00 +0000 1327571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>All-new HR-V already among Honda Thailand&rsquo;s top exports.</strong></p> Ukrainian Auto Industry Has Nowhere to Go But Up http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukrainian-auto-industry-has-nowhere-go <div class="field-byline"> Mark Rowe </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Frost & Sullivan report says emerging middle classes in countries such as Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan will create a demand for more, and updated, cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukrainian-auto-industry-has-nowhere-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukrainian-auto-industry-has-nowhere-go#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Azerbaijan Belarus Russia Ukraine Uzbekistan Kia Renault Skoda Toyota Volkswagen Logistics Production Purchashing Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:19:00 +0000 1321741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Locally built ZAZ Sens top seller in moribund market.</strong></p> Global Automakers See New, Revived Prospects in Iran http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/global-automakers-see-new-revived-prospects-iran <div class="node-body article-body">Renault and PSA, both with a significant history of manufacturing activities in Iran, are in advanced negotiations on new projects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/global-automakers-see-new-revived-prospects-iran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/global-automakers-see-new-revived-prospects-iran#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Africa / Middle East Iran Daimler Kia PSA Renault Volkswagen Sales & Marketing Globalization Product Development Production Trade Vehicle Assembly Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:11:00 +0000 1317981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Local automaker Iran Khodro builds Renault Tondar 90.</strong></p> Ukraine Promises to Lift Auto Safeguard Duties http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukraine-promises-lift-auto-safeguard-duties <div class="node-body article-body">The Ukraine government grumbles the WTO panel had found fault with alleged failings by Kiev over how it had justified levying the duties, which are supposed to give local industries time to react to an import boom and become competitive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukraine-promises-lift-auto-safeguard-duties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukraine-promises-lift-auto-safeguard-duties#comments Public Gated Politics Asia Pacific Europe Japan Ukraine Unspecified Companies Tariffs Trade World Trade Organization (WTO) Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:24:00 +0000 1317201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Japan advocated for homegrown Toyota in trade dispute with Ukraine.</strong></p> Hyundai's Creta Raises SUV Stakes in India, Export Markets http://wardsauto.com/hyundais-creta-raises-suv-stakes-india-export-markets <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Creta is Hyundai's first SUV to launch in India, where the South Korean automaker ranks No.2 in sales and is the country's largest exporter. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/hyundais-creta-raises-suv-stakes-india-export-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Asia Pacific India South Korea Product Development Trade Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:28:00 +0000 1317031 at http://wardsauto.com