Design http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53399/more en From Fantastic to Bizarre http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fantastic-bizarre <div class="node-body gallery-body">Metro Detroit hosted the 20th annual Woodward Dream Cruise this past weekend, and the event truly has become Motor City Mardi Gras. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fantastic-bizarre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fantastic-bizarre#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Chevrolet Jaguar Nissan Porsche Design Exterior Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Vehicle Interiors Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000 1087111 at http://wardsauto.com 2014 Woodward Dream Cruise http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-woodward-dream-cruise <div class="node-body gallery-body">Today is officially the Woodward Dream Cruise, but actually it's been going on for days and, for some car enthusiasts who can't wait to show off their rides, weeks and even months. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-woodward-dream-cruise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-woodward-dream-cruise#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional Canada U.S. Germany Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Ford Ford Lincoln Exterior Product Development Vehicle Interiors Wheels Sat, 16 Aug 2014 05:30:00 +0000 1086361 at http://wardsauto.com Reuss Gives Tesla Props, Loves His Old ’Vette http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/reuss-gives-tesla-props-loves-his-old-vette <div class="field-deck"> Inside View </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GM’s Mark Reuss praises Tesla as a worthy competitor in the EV sector and talks at length about his beloved ’54 Corvette, which required more than a little elbow grease on his part.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/reuss-gives-tesla-props-loves-his-old-vette" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/reuss-gives-tesla-props-loves-his-old-vette#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Chevrolet General Motors Design Gasoline Inside View Product Development Transmissions Back to the Bricks Chevrolet Corvette Ed Cole Elon Musk John McElroy Mark Reuss Tesla Woodward Dream Cruise WWJ AM Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:16:00 +0000 1086201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM&rsquo;s Reuss speaks at Dream Cruise event this week.</strong></p> Woodward Dream Cruise Business Breakfast http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/woodward-dream-cruise-business-breakfast <div class="node-body gallery-body">The free-flowing conversation was steered by questions from WWJ listeners in the audience under a tent alongside Woodward Avenue, which tomorrow will host the world’s largest 1-day car event, for more than 1 million people. It’s the 20th year for the Dream Cruise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/woodward-dream-cruise-business-breakfast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/woodward-dream-cruise-business-breakfast#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Chevrolet General Motors Design Gasoline Inside View Product Development Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:15:00 +0000 1086241 at http://wardsauto.com Flooded GM Tech Center on Mend; Design, R&D Still Closed http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/flooded-gm-tech-center-mend-design-rd-still-closed <div class="node-body article-body">Employees at GM Design tell WardsAuto their main building was “devastated,” and it could be months before the facility is fully operational again.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/flooded-gm-tech-center-mend-design-rd-still-closed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/flooded-gm-tech-center-mend-design-rd-still-closed#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers North America U.S. General Motors Design Product Development Dwight Eisenhower GM Tech Center Katie McBride Mark Reuss Warren Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0000 1086111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM Design sustains major flood damage.</strong></p> Is Your Classic Car Worthy of Historical Register? http://wardsauto.com/blog/your-classic-car-worthy-historical-register <div class="node-body blog-body">“If we had a local fruit truck from Birmingham here or local delivery truck that is still around, a local firetruck, that’s every bit as important as the Washington Monument on the national level. It’s all part of our heritage, and heritage starts local," Mark Gessler says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/your-classic-car-worthy-historical-register" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/your-classic-car-worthy-historical-register#comments Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Cadillac Chrysler Ford Design Engines Exterior Product Development Sales Results Concours d'Elegance of America Ford Mustang II concept Gary Peters Historic Vehicle Association Mark Gessler Shelby Daytona U.S. Department of Interior Final Inspection Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:18:00 +0000 1085481 at http://wardsauto.com Historic Vehicle Association http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/historic-vehicle-association <div class="node-body gallery-body">In addition to creating the national register, the new legislation authorized the Department of Interior to work with the Historic Vehicle Association to document and preserve automotive heritage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/historic-vehicle-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/historic-vehicle-association#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Buick Cadillac Chrysler Ford Design Exterior Interior Product Development Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:17:00 +0000 1085491 at http://wardsauto.com Lincoln MKC a Step in Right Direction http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/lincoln-mkc-step-right-direction <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Vehicle Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The all-new ’15 Lincoln MKC represents a strong entry in rapidly expanding small CUV luxury segment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/lincoln-mkc-step-right-direction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/lincoln-mkc-step-right-direction#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives North America U.S. Lincoln Automatic Exterior Gasoline Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Interior Turbocharger Vehicle Test Drives Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:30:00 +0000 1076471 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Lincoln MKC better all-around vehicle than MKZ sedan.</strong></p> '15 Lincoln MKC http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-lincoln-mkc <div class="node-body gallery-body">The '15 Lincoln MKC represents a significant step forward as the storied marque seeks to reinvent itself and reinvigorate sales. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-lincoln-mkc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-lincoln-mkc#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives North America U.S. Lincoln Automatic Exterior Gasoline Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Interior Turbocharger Vehicle Test Drives Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:29:00 +0000 1076441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;15 Lincoln MKC sheetmetal significantly different than its platform-mate the Ford Escape.&nbsp;</strong></p> Johnson Controls Reorganizes Interiors Product Development http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/johnson-controls-reorganizes-interiors-product-development <div class="field-deck"> 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We know if we stopped investing in innovation we would be out of business in one business cycle,” says Johnson Controls’ Han Hendriks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/johnson-controls-reorganizes-interiors-product-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/johnson-controls-reorganizes-interiors-product-development#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional JCI 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Interior Product Development Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:30:00 +0000 1083001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hans Hendriks, vice president-Advanced Product Development and Sales</strong></p>