Design http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53399/more en Mercedes-Benz Museum Tour http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mercedes-benz-museum-tour <div class="node-body gallery-body">Spare time in Stuttgart is well spent at the Mercedes-Benz Museum, a vital stop for any automotive historian. From 1886 until today, the industry's evolution is closely documented.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mercedes-benz-museum-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mercedes-benz-museum-tour#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Germany Mercedes Aerodynamics Diesel Exterior Gasoline Interior Product Development Supercharger Wed, 27 May 2015 17:26:00 +0000 1286211 at http://wardsauto.com Heirs of Italian Tradition to Unveil Supercars at Turin Show http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/heirs-italian-tradition-unveil-supercars-turin-show <div class="node-body article-body">Both limited-run models will feature high-powered V-12 engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/heirs-italian-tradition-unveil-supercars-turin-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/heirs-italian-tradition-unveil-supercars-turin-show#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Italy Lamborghini Design Mon, 18 May 2015 18:33:00 +0000 1283621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>No name yet for Torino Design&rsquo;s low-volume supercar.</strong></p> Luxury Automakers Seek Differentiation http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/luxury-automakers-seek-differentiation <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mainstream automakers now are incorporating woods and leathers into their vehicles, leaving luxury marques scrambling to differentiate their offerings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/luxury-automakers-seek-differentiation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/luxury-automakers-seek-differentiation#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Continental General Motors Lincoln 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Information & Entertainment Interior Vehicle Interiors Fri, 15 May 2015 14:57:00 +0000 1282551 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM&rsquo;s Bernard says luxury tastes vary by region.&nbsp;</strong></p> From the Floor: 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/floor-2015-wardsauto-interiors-conference-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body">More than 600 people, an all-time high, attended the WardsAuto Interiors Conference this week in the all-new conference facilities at Detroit's Cobo Center for keynote speeches, panel sessions and award presentations for Ward's 10 Best Interiors and the College for Creative Studies Student Design Competition.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/floor-2015-wardsauto-interiors-conference-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/floor-2015-wardsauto-interiors-conference-1#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Auto Makers Sales & Marketing 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Climate Controls/HVAC Headliner Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Vehicle Interiors Fri, 15 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 1281911 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan Titan at WardsAuto Interiors Conference http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/nissan-titan-wardsauto-interiors-conference <div class="node-body gallery-body">Nissan rolled out its all-new '16 Titan fullsize pickup at Detroit's Cobo Center as part of this week's WardsAuto Interiors Conference. First to market later this year will be the Titan XD with 5.0L Cummins diesel V-8, followed by gasoline offerings.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/nissan-titan-wardsauto-interiors-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/nissan-titan-wardsauto-interiors-conference#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Nissan 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Diesel Exterior Headliner Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Special Reports Thu, 14 May 2015 21:11:00 +0000 1281781 at http://wardsauto.com FCA’s Busse Finds Inspiration Outside Industry http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fca-s-busse-finds-inspiration-outside-industry <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The splatter from a paintball, a genuine Texas Ranger’s badge, the warm lights of the Middle East and Lake Michigan stones are just some elements that have influenced recent FCA interiors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fca-s-busse-finds-inspiration-outside-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fca-s-busse-finds-inspiration-outside-industry#comments Public World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors World Chrysler 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Interior Vehicle Interiors Thu, 14 May 2015 17:45:00 +0000 1281471 at http://wardsauto.com <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"><strong>Renegade&rsquo;s tachometer with paintball-splatter redline.</strong></span></p> Interior Technology Boom Poses Satisfaction, Safety Questions http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/interior-technology-boom-poses-satisfaction-safety-questions <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The industry already has seen failures, too. In a bid to get the latest connectivity technologies into the market, there have been stumbles as consumers were slow to master them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/interior-technology-boom-poses-satisfaction-safety-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/interior-technology-boom-poses-satisfaction-safety-questions#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Continental General Motors 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Interior Wed, 13 May 2015 18:01:00 +0000 1280521 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Digital world of tomorrow&rsquo;s interiors opportunity to differentiate brands, says Dan Kinney of General Motors.</strong></p> Joe Wilssens Good Design More Than Skin Deep, Ford’s Callum Says http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/good-design-more-skin-deep-ford-s-callum-says <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ford design director Moray Callum says the GT supercar illustrates that a design philosophy, if it really works, can translate to other objects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/good-design-more-skin-deep-ford-s-callum-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/good-design-more-skin-deep-ford-s-callum-says#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Exterior Interior Vehicle Interiors Wed, 13 May 2015 16:57:00 +0000 1280461 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Callum says GT supercar designed to inspire.&nbsp;</strong></p> Joe Wilssens Time for an HMI Intervention http://wardsauto.com/blog/time-hmi-intervention <div class="node-body blog-body">The HMI remedy being suggested is a bit shocking: something that resembles a pushbutton AM radio from the 1950s combined with a head-up display.</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/time-hmi-intervention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/time-hmi-intervention#comments Blog Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Dealerships Suppliers Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Road Ahead Wed, 13 May 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1277161 at http://wardsauto.com Ford GT Supercar Collaborative Effort http://wardsauto.com/north-america/ford-gt-supercar-collaborative-effort <div class="node-body article-body">Ford engineers and designers were given just 14 months to design and develop the new GT supercar. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/ford-gt-supercar-collaborative-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/ford-gt-supercar-collaborative-effort#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford Aerodynamics Electronics Exterior Future Products Gasoline Interior Product Development Turbocharger Wed, 13 May 2015 09:39:00 +0000 1279311 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Early clay model of Ford GT supercar.&nbsp;</strong></p>