Emissions http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53328/more en 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> Automakers, Academics Examine Cars’ Sustainability http://wardsauto.com/politics/automakers-academics-examine-cars-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">Assuming the industry and world survive, historians and economists of the future will decide where leadership in sustainability came from. The general perception here that the U.S. will not be the leader.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/automakers-academics-examine-cars-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/automakers-academics-examine-cars-sustainability#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Europe Italy Audi General Motors Nissan PSA Tesla Politics Emissions Globalization Manufacturing Technology Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:59:00 +0000 1139101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Alcantara CEO Boragno chose carless Venice for the automotive symposium to undesrscore fragility of environment.</span></b></p> LCV Concept Fleshes Out Iveco’s Dual Energy System http://wardsauto.com/europe/lcv-concept-fleshes-out-iveco-s-dual-energy-system <div class="node-body article-body">The concept’s fully automated load management uses sensors that identify the goods and then indicate the correct positioning of the different parcels within the vehicle interior.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/lcv-concept-fleshes-out-iveco-s-dual-energy-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/lcv-concept-fleshes-out-iveco-s-dual-energy-system#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Bosch Denso Iveco ZF Design Electric Vehicles Emissions Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:09:00 +0000 1139551 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Iveco concept LCV features two propulsion systems.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> EPA: Most Automakers Gain in ’13 Fuel Economy http://wardsauto.com/north-america/epa-most-automakers-gain-13-fuel-economy <div class="node-body article-body">Mazda repeated from ’12 as the top manufacturer, with a fleet average of 28.1 mpg (8.4 L/100 km), up from 27.1 mpg (8.7 L/100 km).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/epa-most-automakers-gain-13-fuel-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/epa-most-automakers-gain-13-fuel-economy#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda Mazda Nissan Subaru Politics Emissions Fuel Economy Vehicles & Technology average Chrysler-Fiat electrification EPA fleet Ford Fuel Economy General Motors Honda Hyundai/Kia light-weighting Mazda Nissan stop/start Subaru Toyota Turbocharging Volkswagen Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:55:00 +0000 1132691 at http://wardsauto.com <p>&#39;<strong>14 Mazda6 meets &#39;19 fuel-economy target.</strong></p> Automakers Seek Workable EU Emissions Limits http://wardsauto.com/automakers-seek-workable-eu-emissions-limits <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">EU member countries will require that carbon-dioxide emissions from new cars be reduced from 127 g/km in 2013 to about 95 g/km by 2021, but the heads of Volkswagen and Fiat-Chrysler express concern about the financial burden of meeting even stricter limits. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/automakers-seek-workable-eu-emissions-limits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Politics Emissions Vehicles & Technology Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:30:00 +0000 1129981 at http://wardsauto.com Renault Eolab Concept a Fuel-Efficient Tour de Force http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-eolab-concept-fuel-efficient-tour-de-force <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Paris Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Volkswagen reportedly has been working on similar technology and may show off a similar concept in Paris. But Renault wants to be the first automaker to offer a B-segment compact family car that delivers 235 mpg and can carry four people.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-eolab-concept-fuel-efficient-tour-de-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-eolab-concept-fuel-efficient-tour-de-force#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology France Renault 2014 Paris Auto Show Aerodynamics Emissions Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:51:00 +0000 1126281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Designers sought roominess after engineers tackled technology.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Delphi plugs into Antaya’s connector technology; Kentucky lands new Faurecia, Aleris investments; Guardian Industries sheds two subsidiaries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China India U.S. Luxembourg Auto Makers Delphi Faurecia Magna Tenneco Aluminum Capacity Utilization Chassis Electronics Emissions Finance Global Sources Globalization Production Seats Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:19:00 +0000 1124791 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Seating expands Magna&rsquo;s product portfolio in India.</strong></p> UPDATE 1-EU orders Germany to stop using banned car refrigerant http://wardsauto.com/update-1-eu-orders-germany-stop-using-banned-car-refrigerant <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* EU threatens Germany with court action and fines</p> <p>* EU says Germany must stop using coolant R134a</p> <p>* Daimler says has not changed its stance on R134a usage (Adds Daimler comment)</p> <p>BRUSSELS, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The European Commission on Thursday ordered Germany to stop using a banned car refrigerant within two months or face court action and possible fines.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-1-eu-orders-germany-stop-using-banned-car-refrigerant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Emissions European Commission Materials Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:55:43 +0000 1124761 at http://wardsauto.com Money to Be Saved If Cars Leave Cities http://wardsauto.com/politics/money-be-saved-if-cars-leave-cities <div class="node-body article-body">If people switched to mass transit, bicycles and walking in cities, it would cut down on pollution and trillions of dollars in infrastructure costs, a new study concludes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/money-be-saved-if-cars-leave-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/money-be-saved-if-cars-leave-cities#comments Premium Limited World Politics North America U.S. World Politics Emissions Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:21:00 +0000 1120051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Urban areas account for quarter of carbon emissions from transportation sector.</strong></p> Tenneco: Emissions Targets Tough But Workable http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/tenneco-emissions-targets-tough-workable <div class="node-body article-body">By 2025, when cars and light trucks fall under the same Tier 3 emissions regulations, an automaker intending to sell one “dirty” vehicle at the top of the bin scale must sell 13 vehicles at the bottom to achieve the Bin 30 fleet average.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/tenneco-emissions-targets-tough-workable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/tenneco-emissions-targets-tough-workable#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Tenneco Emissions Engines Future Products Product Development Ben Patel California SULEV corporate average fuel economy Emissions EPA NMOG NOx Tier 2 Tier 3 Tim Jackson Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:12:00 +0000 1117141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tenneco&rsquo;s demonstrator &rsquo;14 Ford F-150 pickup modified to help meet Tier 3 Bin 30 regulations.</strong></p>