Safety http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53339/more en Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-9 <div class="node-body article-body">Continental arrives in Silicon Valley; Visteon wireless charging pulls plugs on ’15 Cadillacs; DTE solar system puts charge in Ford EVs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-9#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. South Korea Sweden AB Volvo Audi Autoliv Cadillac Continental Ford Visteon Volvo Car Charging Climate Controls/HVAC Dual Clutch (DCT) Electric Vehicles Future Products Information & Entertainment OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Safety LG Preh Texas Instruments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:06:00 +0000 1099741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>LG says DCT motor circumvents concerns about rare-earth supply.</strong></p> Audi Issues Globall Recall of 70,000 Cars http://wardsauto.com/audi-issues-globall-recall-70000-cars <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The German luxury brand says the recall covers 3.0L diesel-engine-equipped A4, A5, A6 and A7 models with potentially defective brake boosters. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/audi-issues-globall-recall-70000-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Europe Germany Component Safety Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:00 +0000 1099611 at http://wardsauto.com Honda Recalling 63,200 Vehicles Over Defective Takata Airbag http://wardsauto.com/honda-recalling-63200-vehicles-over-defective-takata-airbag <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker says the driver's-side airbag in certain '12-'15 CR-V, Civic, Brio and Amaze models sold mainly in China could contain inflators that open too forcefully and shoot metal fragments into the cabin.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/honda-recalling-63200-vehicles-over-defective-takata-airbag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers Japan Component OE-Supplier Relations Safety Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:28:00 +0000 1097961 at http://wardsauto.com Spider Webs in Gas Vents Prompt Suzuki Recall http://wardsauto.com/spider-webs-gas-vents-prompt-suzuki-recall <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Federal regulators say the automaker is recalling 19,000 Kizashi sedans because spiders attracted to gasoline vapors are weaving webs that block a hose to vent those vapors could lead to fuel-tank leaks and increased risk of a fire. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/spider-webs-gas-vents-prompt-suzuki-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Vehicles & Technology Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:29:00 +0000 1096121 at http://wardsauto.com More Than 100 Death Claims Filed With GM Ignition-Switch Fund http://wardsauto.com/more-100-death-claims-filed-gm-ignition-switch-fund <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">A spokeswoman for Kenneth Feinberg, the attorney overseeing the automaker's compensation program, says claims for 107 fatalities allegedly linked to faulty ignition switches are among the 309 total claims submitted so far. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/more-100-death-claims-filed-gm-ignition-switch-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers North America U.S. Finance GM's Recall Crisis Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:17:00 +0000 1095461 at http://wardsauto.com Finally, Voice of Reason http://wardsauto.com/blog/finally-voice-reason <div class="node-body blog-body">The concept of an autopilot is not new, particularly in aerospace. But Owens notes even the airline industry has never crossed that threshold by placing hundreds of lives solely in the digital hands of a computer.</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/finally-voice-reason" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/finally-voice-reason#comments Blog Management & Strategy Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Delphi Autonomous Vehicles Fuel Economy Product Development Safety adaptive cruise control autopilot collision mitigation Delphi Electronics and Safety Google car Jeff Owens lane-departure warning President Obama radar vehicle-to-infrastructure vehicle-to-vehicle Road Ahead Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:08:00 +0000 1091361 at http://wardsauto.com Delphi Technology Showcase http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-technology-showcase <div class="node-body gallery-body">Delphi hosted a media event to highlight connectivity and active safety at its Auburn Hills, MI, Customer Technology Center. Other suppliers have demonstrated self-driving functionality on the road, but Delphi's prototypes at the event were stationary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-technology-showcase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-technology-showcase#comments Public Management & Strategy Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Delphi Autonomous Vehicles Product Development Safety Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:07:00 +0000 1090811 at http://wardsauto.com Study Says Recalls Don’t Hurt Residuals http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/study-says-recalls-don-t-hurt-residuals <div class="node-body article-body">Recalls don’t necessarily spell trouble for vehicle retention, short or long term, says a Black Book white paper.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/study-says-recalls-don-t-hurt-residuals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/study-says-recalls-don-t-hurt-residuals#comments Premium Limited Retail Auto Makers North America U.S. Auto Makers GM's Recall Crisis Remarketing Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:59:00 +0000 1089281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>2014 banner recall year.</strong></p> Ford Issues Stop-Sell Order for Some C-Max, Focus Models http://wardsauto.com/ford-issues-stop-sell-order-some-c-max-focus-models <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker has told U.S. dealers to stop selling and test-driving Focus and C-Max models built from Aug. 8-15 because of potentially faulty steering-gear assemblies, although none have been sold.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ford-issues-stop-sell-order-some-c-max-focus-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Sales & Marketing Safety Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:48:00 +0000 1090301 at http://wardsauto.com Honda Calling Back ’15 Fits for Bumper Fix http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-calling-back-15-fits-bumper-fix <div class="node-body article-body">Honda discovered welding wasn’t up to snuff after the Fit rated “marginal” in the most recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety small-overlap test.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-calling-back-15-fits-bumper-fix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-calling-back-15-fits-bumper-fix#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda Safety Steel call back Celaya Chuck Thomas Fit front-bumper beam Honda IIHS Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Mexico steel subcompact U.S. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 1089271 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda Fit needs a fix.</strong></p>