Emissions http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53328/more en Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Next Chip in CO2 Credit Game http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game <div class="node-body article-body">In 2017, California’s emissions rules will change and FCVs will carry the traveling credits automakers use to remain 50-state compliant. The rule change could lead to a shift in OEM capital investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW Daimler General Motors Honda Hyundai Tesla Toyota Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Electric Vehicles Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel-Cell Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Bill Fay Bob Lee CARB fuel cell electric vehicles John Juriga Natural Resources Defense Council Roland Hwang Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:11:00 +0000 1165371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Former GM Vice </strong><strong>Chairman Steve Girsky and Honda </strong><strong>Executiv</strong><strong>e Vice President Tetsuo Iwamura </strong><strong>announce FCEV partnership in July 2013.</strong></p> GM Korea’s Changwon Plant Firing on All Cylinders http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-s-changwon-plant-firing-all-cylinders <div class="node-body article-body">Improvements at the complex, which builds the Damas and Labo mini LCVs, the Chevrolet Spark minicar and electric vehicle, and 0.8L, 1.0L and 1.2L engines and transmissions, include a new body shop with enhanced robotic line technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-s-changwon-plant-firing-all-cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-s-changwon-plant-firing-all-cylinders#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Asia Pacific South Korea Chevrolet Daewoo Capacity Utilization Emissions Employment Engine Production Transmission Vehicle Assembly Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:04:00 +0000 1156321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Changwon plant boosts output as Damas, Labo return by popular demand.</strong></p> Experts: Electricity, Smaller ICEs to Cut Emissions http://wardsauto.com/politics/experts-electricity-smaller-ices-cut-emissions <div class="node-body article-body">Sustaining its 2%-3% annual reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions over the next 35 years will be ‟a tall order” for the auto industry, says Patrick Moseley, president emeritus of the Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/experts-electricity-smaller-ices-cut-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/experts-electricity-smaller-ices-cut-emissions#comments Premium World Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom World Batteries Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:55:00 +0000 1151371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Authors explore ‟</strong><strong>supportable and benign&rdquo; transport technologies.</strong></p> Ward's 10 Best Engines Facing Diversity Training http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eight WardsAuto editors drive the vehicles in October and November during their routine daily commutes in metro Detroit, the same way most Americans experience their vehicles – going to the grocery store, visiting relatives on weekends, taking kids to school and occasionally wearing down the treads with a thick smoky burnout in a vacant parking lot.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Alfa Romeo Audi BMW Chevrolet Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Lexus Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger 2.0L turbo 2.3L EcoBoost 6.2L LT1 V-8 Acura RLX hybrid Audi S5 3.0L supercharged V-6 BMW i3 Chevrolet Corvette Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Ford F-150 Ford Mustang Hyundai Sonata Eco Lexus NX hybrid Volkswagen eGolf Volkswagen GTI Volvo S60 Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:07:00 +0000 1151131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><b><i><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 12pt;">WardsAuto</span></i><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 12pt;"> editors Steve Finlay, Drew Winter and James Amend discuss hydrogen-powered Hyundai Tucson FCV.</span></b></p> Automakers Applaud Technology-Neutral EU Emissions Targets for 2030 http://wardsauto.com/politics/automakers-applaud-technology-neutral-eu-emissions-targets-2030 <div class="field-byline"> Keith Nuthall and Carmen Paun </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Each of the EU’s 28 member states will have to meet different bogeys, depending on their economic health. Reductions of up to 40% in greenhouse-gas emissions are eyed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/automakers-applaud-technology-neutral-eu-emissions-targets-2030" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/automakers-applaud-technology-neutral-eu-emissions-targets-2030#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Europe Diesel Resource Center Europe - Regional Auto Makers Emissions Fuel Economy Trade Organizations Thu, 06 Nov 2014 10:27:00 +0000 1151201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automakers free to pursue emissions-reduction technology of choice.</strong></p> Sean Gallup/Getty Images Germany Faces Fines Over Automotive Air-Conditioning Spat http://wardsauto.com/europe/germany-faces-fines-over-automotive-air-conditioning-spat <div class="field-byline"> Alan Osborn </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission says it may take to the courts if Germany does not require its automakers to switch to a less-polluting refrigerant now being adopted EU-wide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/germany-faces-fines-over-automotive-air-conditioning-spat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/germany-faces-fines-over-automotive-air-conditioning-spat#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Daimler Politics Emissions Materials Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:39:00 +0000 1151141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Daimler not meeting EU directive on A/C coolant.</strong></p> Hyundai/Kia to Pay $360 Million Penalty for 2012 MPG, Emissions Restatements http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hyundaikia-pay-360-million-penalty-2012-mpg-emissions-restatements <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. arm of Hyundai blames erroneous fuel-economy ratings from ’11-’13 on a “data processing error” and the faulty “regulatory interpretation” related to coastdown testing as the method used to calculate a vehicle’s resistance or road load.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hyundaikia-pay-360-million-penalty-2012-mpg-emissions-restatements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hyundaikia-pay-360-million-penalty-2012-mpg-emissions-restatements#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Hyundai Emissions Fuel Economy Vehicles & Technology California Air Resources Board CARB coastdown David Zuchowski Emissions EPA Fuel Economy Hyundai Hyundai/Kia Kia road load testing U.S. government Mon, 03 Nov 2014 17:06:00 +0000 1149631 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Elantra one of Hyundai models affected by restatements.</strong></p> European Automakers Gearing for New Clean-Air Rules http://wardsauto.com/politics/european-automakers-gearing-new-clean-air-rules <div class="field-byline"> Mark Rowe </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industry expert David Bailey credits the EC with “quite a clever move,” noting its new emissions rules apply not only to European automakers but also to U.S. or Chinese manufacturers looking to sell within the trade bloc.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/european-automakers-gearing-new-clean-air-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/european-automakers-gearing-new-clean-air-rules#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Unspecified Companies Emissions European Commission Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Trade World Trade Organization (WTO) Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:34:00 +0000 1142351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fuel rules must balance sustainability with competitiveness, ACEA says.</strong></p> Why $3 Gasoline Problematic http://wardsauto.com/north-america/why-3-gasoline-problematic <div class="field-deck"> SAE 2014 Convergence </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the U.S., Mercedes is offering an electric B-Class, and California customers can lease a B-Class powered by hydrogen fuel cells as part of a pilot lease program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/why-3-gasoline-problematic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/why-3-gasoline-problematic#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Germany Chrysler Ford Mercedes Porsche Tesla Charging Electric Vehicles Emissions Product Development Sales Results Alan Amici B-Class electric Elon Musk Harald Kroeger Jim Buczkowski John McElroy plug-in hybrid Porsche Panamera S550 Tesla UConnect Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:22:00 +0000 1142371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fiat Chrysler&rsquo;s Alan Amici at Convergence panel session.</strong></p> Car-Share Programs Growing in Popularity http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/car-share-programs-growing-popularity <div class="field-deck"> SAE 2014 Convergence </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kroeger describes himself as a “frequent user” of the service where he lives in Stuttgart. “In that city, you have free parking with that vehicle everywhere in downtown. That’s a big advantage, so the city promotes that as well,” he says. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/car-share-programs-growing-popularity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/car-share-programs-growing-popularity#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Germany Mercedes Emissions Future Products Product Development Beijing car sharing Car2Go Harald Kroeger John McElroy Kia SAE 2014 Convergence uber Zipcar Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:50:00 +0000 1141561 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Harald Kroeger, Mercedes vice president-electrical/electronics and electric drive, speaks at Convergence in Detroit.</strong></p>