Emissions http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53328/more en EPA Says Industry Ahead of CAFE Curve http://wardsauto.com/politics/epa-says-industry-ahead-cafe-curve <div class="node-body article-body">“What we are finding is manufacturers are not only bringing technology in faster than we thought they would, they are also bringing different technology to fruition than what we anticipated,” says the EPA’s Michael Olechiw.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/epa-says-industry-ahead-cafe-curve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/epa-says-industry-ahead-cafe-curve#comments Public Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Germany Acura BMW Chevrolet Chrysler Ford Jeep Mercedes Volkswagen Automatic Continuously Variable (CVT) Diesel Dual Clutch (DCT) Electric Vehicles Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Future Products Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Turbocharger 10-speed transmission CAFE Environmental Protection Agency Light-Duty Vehicle Center Michael Olechiw midterm assessment TDI University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute Volkswagen Jetta TDI Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:30:00 +0000 1067381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Michael Olechiw, director of EPA&rsquo;s Light-Duty Vehicle Center in Ann Arbor, MI, spoke this week at CAFE conference.</strong></p> Stakes High for U.S., EU Automakers in Trade Talks http://wardsauto.com/politics/stakes-high-us-eu-automakers-trade-talks <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Byrne </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industry representatives hope the trade agreement will acknowledge their claim that there are few practical differences in outcomes produced by different regulations on either side of the Atlantic.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/stakes-high-us-eu-automakers-trade-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/stakes-high-us-eu-automakers-trade-talks#comments Premium Limited Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Europe North America Europe - Regional U.S. Auto Makers Emissions Globalization Safety Tariffs Trade Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:30:00 +0000 1065191 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automakers say deal should treat safety, environmental measures equally.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-6 <div class="node-body article-body">Linde Group helps put more fuel-cell vehicles on Vienna streets; EPA to run engine simulation with ANSYS software; Henkel provides technology package to German aluminum processor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-6#comments Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Austria U.S. Germany Italy United Kingdom Uzbekistan BMW Honda Jaguar Land Rover Mercedes Aerodynamics Aluminum Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Electric Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Emissions Engine Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) Manufacturing Technology AB Dynamics ANSYS Dassault Henkel Linde Group Trelleborg Trimet Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:20:00 +0000 1062751 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>System dampens NVH in EVs with range extenders.</strong></p> Forecast Sees Toyota Profits Up 31% on Record Sales http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/forecast-sees-toyota-profits-31-record-sales <div class="node-body article-body">Goldman Sachs also predicts global light-vehicle sales will grow 3.4% annually over the next six years to 104 million units in fiscal 2020, up from 82.4 million in 2013 and a projected 85.1 million in fiscal 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/forecast-sees-toyota-profits-31-record-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/forecast-sees-toyota-profits-31-record-sales#comments Premium World Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan World Lexus Toyota Aluminum Carbon Fiber Emissions Finance Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Manufacturing Technology Product Development Sales Results Steel Vehicle Assembly Goldman Sachs robot Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:57:00 +0000 1059441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.S. top seller RX helps Lexus chip in bigger share of Toyota earnings.</strong></p> 2-Cyl. Limbo: How Low Can You Go? http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2-cyl-limbo-how-low-can-you-go <div class="node-body article-body">Schaeffler says a 3-cyl. engine with cylinder deactivation would consume at least 3% less fuel than the same engine without it, and the technology is less expensive than a hybrid powertrain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2-cyl-limbo-how-low-can-you-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2-cyl-limbo-how-low-can-you-go#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Germany Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Schaeffler Emissions Engines Fuel Economy Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Vehicles & Technology 1.0L 3-cyl. EcoBoost 3-cyl. engine cylinder deactivation direct injection lash adjuster roller finger follower rolling cylinder deactivation Turbocharging Ward's 10 Best Engines Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:04:00 +0000 1055621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Schaeffler wants to use roller finger followers for cylinder deactivation, even in 3-cyl. engines.</strong></p> Auto Sector Key Driver of U.K. Economy, Industry Says http://wardsauto.com/politics/auto-sector-key-driver-uk-economy-industry-says <div class="node-body article-body">Industry representatives say analysts suggest that by 2017 the U.K. could be building more than 2 million cars a year, breaking a record that has stood for more than 40 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/auto-sector-key-driver-uk-economy-industry-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/auto-sector-key-driver-uk-economy-industry-says#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Europe United Kingdom Unspecified Companies Emissions Employment Finance Manufacturing Technology Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:19:00 +0000 1055991 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jobs, profits on upswing in region.</strong></p> China Halting Sales Tax on Eco-Friendly Cars http://wardsauto.com/china-halting-sales-tax-eco-friendly-cars <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The government will stop collecting sales taxes on approved models of electric, hybrid and fuel-cell cars from Sept. 1 through the end of 2017 in a bit to reduce air pollution.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/china-halting-sales-tax-eco-friendly-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Politics Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel-Cell Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:41:00 +0000 1056161 at http://wardsauto.com Malaysia Reviewing Latest Green-Vehicle Proposal http://wardsauto.com/politics/malaysia-reviewing-latest-green-vehicle-proposal <div class="node-body article-body">The Malaysian Automotive Institute and the Malaysian Investment Development Authority are assessing the financial strength of two companies wanting to build energy-efficient vehicles.</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/politics/malaysia-reviewing-latest-green-vehicle-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/malaysia-reviewing-latest-green-vehicle-proposal#comments Public Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Malaysia Mazda Perodua Politics Alternative Fuels Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Production Vehicle Assembly Go Automobile Great Wall Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:59:00 +0000 1055001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Malaysia&rsquo;s Go Automobile to assemble Chinese Great Wall M4 EEVs.</strong></p> Oz Government Agency Proposes LV Emissions Standards http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-government-agency-proposes-lv-emissions-standards <div class="node-body article-body">An industry group says the Climate Change Authority doesn’t adequately recognize the fact consumer preference in Australia contributes heavily to motor-vehicle emissions levels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-government-agency-proposes-lv-emissions-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-government-agency-proposes-lv-emissions-standards#comments Premium Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Australia Unspecified Companies Politics Emissions Engines climate change Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:40:00 +0000 1054871 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Proposed CO2 levels would parallel U.S., lag behind European Union.</strong></p> The Disconnect With Electric Cars http://wardsauto.com/blog/disconnect-electric-cars <div class="node-body blog-body">Automakers have spent billions of dollars, euros, and yen and won to produce EVs and FCVs, fervently hoping they’ll earn a return on that investment. So far they haven’t netted a nickel, and there’s nothing on the horizon to suggest they soon will. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/disconnect-electric-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/disconnect-electric-cars#comments Blog Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Emissions Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Product Development Road Ahead Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:25:00 +0000 1043851 at http://wardsauto.com