Safety http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53339/more en The Future of Autonomous Technology http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mega supplier Continental details technology and gives roadmap of global rules for implementation of autonomous tech through 2020. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Continental Autonomous Vehicles Design Future Products National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Safety Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:59:00 +0000 1302441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sales of components related to autonomous driver assist technologies set to soar.</strong></p> Will Hare or Tortoise Win Autonomous Car Race? http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race <div class="node-body article-body">Vision Zero mandates will create the proverbial hockey stick growth chart for ADAS systems beginning this year, resulting in an $11.4 billion (€10 billion) market by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Continental National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Safety Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1302481 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford Focus with automatic emergency braking easily avoids hitting child dummy.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Airbag Recall Costs Prompt Honda to Restate Earnings http://wardsauto.com/airbag-recall-costs-prompt-honda-restate-earnings <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese automaker, citing an expanded recall of vehicles equipped with potentially defective Takata airbags, revises its operating profit for the last fiscal year downward by 19%.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/airbag-recall-costs-prompt-honda-restate-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Japan Finance Safety Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:25:00 +0000 1304921 at http://wardsauto.com U.S. Recall of 72,000 Subaru Vehicles Focuses on Brakes http://wardsauto.com/us-recall-72000-subaru-vehicles-focuses-brakes <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The recall covers '15- and '16-model year vehicles with potentially defective switches that could fail to activate the cars' automatic pre-collision braking system. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/us-recall-72000-subaru-vehicles-focuses-brakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Automatic Braking Brakes National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:34:00 +0000 1304371 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota, Nissan Expanding Takata Airbag Recall Globally http://wardsauto.com/toyota-nissan-expanding-takata-airbag-recall-globally <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese automakers are recalling an additional 3.2 million vehicles following supplier Takata's agreement with U.S. regulators' order to declare more airbag inflators defective.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/toyota-nissan-expanding-takata-airbag-recall-globally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World Airbags Safety Thu, 25 Jun 2015 05:29:00 +0000 1304241 at http://wardsauto.com Internal Airbag Probe Stalling, Takata CEO Tells Shareholders http://wardsauto.com/internal-airbag-probe-stalling-takata-ceo-tells-shareholders <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Chief Executive Shigehisa Takada says the supplier's internal probe into defective airbag inflators linked to at least eight deaths and dozens of injuries is "not progressing very well."</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/internal-airbag-probe-stalling-takata-ceo-tells-shareholders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan Airbags Safety Supply Chain Thu, 25 Jun 2015 04:27:00 +0000 1304221 at http://wardsauto.com U.S. Says Revisions to Takata Recall Likely http://wardsauto.com/us-says-revisions-takata-recall-likely <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind says the agency's estimate of 32 million defective inflators in U.S. cars will be adjusted to reflect double-counting of vehicles with two front airbags.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/us-says-revisions-takata-recall-likely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) OE-Supplier Relations Safety Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:45:00 +0000 1302841 at http://wardsauto.com Conti Proposes Virtual Guard Rail http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/conti-proposes-virtual-guard-rail <div class="node-body article-body">Some 55% of fatal accidents in the U.S. are caused by a vehicle leaving its lane and striking an object, pedestrian or another vehicle. Continental’s Road Departure Protection system is meant to prevent those collisions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/conti-proposes-virtual-guard-rail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/conti-proposes-virtual-guard-rail#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany Continental Brakes Future Products Lane-Departure Warning Product Development Safety Andrew Attard camera fatal accidents Hannover lane departure warning LDW Ram pickup Road Departure Protection sensors TechShow 2015 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:02:00 +0000 1301061 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Continental&rsquo;s Road Departure Protection system expected in market within six years.</strong></p> California Auto Recall Bill Pulled Despite Strong Lawmaker Support http://wardsauto.com/politics/california-auto-recall-bill-pulled-despite-strong-lawmaker-support <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers are happy for the holdup, believing consumers should be protected from defective used cars by way of a federal law, not by 50 different regulations enacted by individual states.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/california-auto-recall-bill-pulled-despite-strong-lawmaker-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/california-auto-recall-bill-pulled-despite-strong-lawmaker-support#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers U.S. Politics Safety Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1299951 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Takata recall changed everything, bill&rsquo;s author says.</strong></p> One-Third of Early HR-V Buyers New to Honda http://wardsauto.com/north-america/one-third-early-hr-v-buyers-new-honda <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker’s new B-segment CUV outsold most competitors last month, including new entrants from Chevy and Jeep.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/one-third-early-hr-v-buyers-new-honda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/one-third-early-hr-v-buyers-new-honda#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Honda Sales & Marketing Safety Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:26:00 +0000 1298801 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda HR-V went on sale mid-May in U.S.</strong></p>