Engines http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53422/more en VW’s Gasoline I-4 Impresses More Than Diesel Sibling http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/vw-s-gasoline-i-4-impresses-more-diesel-sibling <div class="field-deck"> Story Behind 2015 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WardsAuto judges laud both its fuel efficiency and performance – especially its surprising torque at low rpms – and its availability in affordable vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/vw-s-gasoline-i-4-impresses-more-diesel-sibling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/vw-s-gasoline-i-4-impresses-more-diesel-sibling#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Volkswagen Gasoline Product Development Turbocharger Story Behind 2015 10 Best Engines Fri, 09 Oct 2015 10:26:00 +0000 1363951 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>The 1.8L TSI is so responsive from as low as 2,000 rpm that its transmission&rsquo;s gears can be taller, and it can shift into higher gears more quickly from low rpms.</strong></p> UPDATE 1-Volkswagen Australia to recall all vehicles with emissions cheating devices http://wardsauto.com/update-1-volkswagen-australia-recall-all-vehicles-emissions-cheating-devices <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds quotes, number of affected customers)</p> <p>SYDNEY, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Australian unit of German carmaker Volkswagen AG on Friday said it will conduct a voluntary recall of vehicles fitted with devices designed to mask the level of emissions, two days after revealing up to 90,000 cars may be affected.</p> <p>Volkswagen Group Australia said it would write to all affected car owners and would "do everything we can to fix this problem and regain the trust of our customers".</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-1-volkswagen-australia-recall-all-vehicles-emissions-cheating-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Australia Diesel Emissions Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:18:14 +0000 1366891 at http://wardsauto.com Automakers Keeping Pace as EU Raises Emissions Bar http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/automakers-keeping-pace-eu-raises-emissions-bar <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Burnyeat </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nils-Olof Nylund of the European Biofuels Technology Platform predicts automakers will meet the European Union’s 2020 target of 95 g/km of carbon dioxide, having largely achieved the 2015 target of 130 g/km.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/automakers-keeping-pace-eu-raises-emissions-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/automakers-keeping-pace-eu-raises-emissions-bar#comments Premium Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional U.S. Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM) Alternative Fuels Charging Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1358141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>EV registrations in EU up 53% in Q2 from like-2014.</strong></p> Germany to Let Diesel-Car Tax Stand http://wardsauto.com/germany-let-diesel-car-tax-stand <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">A Finance Ministry spokeswoman says Germany currently has no plans to follow French officials considering raising taxes on diesel cars over the next five years. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/germany-let-diesel-car-tax-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Politics Diesel Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:04:00 +0000 1363311 at http://wardsauto.com VW Scandal Rocks Korea; Local CEO Called to Hearings http://wardsauto.com/politics/vw-scandal-rocks-korea-local-ceo-called-hearings <div class="node-body article-body">Ministry of Environment officials have told Korean media that if the tests prove Audi and VW have sold vehicles that do not meet their stated emissions, it may ban the sale of all of those vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/vw-scandal-rocks-korea-local-ceo-called-hearings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/vw-scandal-rocks-korea-local-ceo-called-hearings#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific South Korea Audi Hyundai Kia Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:51:00 +0000 1362801 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Audi owners looking to get money back.<o:p></o:p></b></p> New Technologies Flourish in ’16 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-technologies-flourish-16 <div class="node-body article-body">The arrival of a new model year represents the promise and possibility that comes with freshly stamped sheet metal, form-fitting seats, aesthetics that speak directly to one’s desires and, simply, stuff that works better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-technologies-flourish-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-technologies-flourish-16#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. BMW Cadillac Honda Lexus Lincoln Volvo Car Aluminum Autonomous Vehicles Carbon Fiber Emissions Fuel Economy Gasoline Lane-Departure Warning Product Development Safety Seats Steel Turbocharger Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:18:00 +0000 1356981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo XC90 among vehicles offering automatic liftgates or trunk lids.</strong></p> Tom Murphy Jaguar Land Rover Pushing Ahead on Diesel Strategy in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/jaguar-land-rover-pushing-ahead-diesel-strategy-us <div class="node-body article-body">Jaguar Land Rover North America CEO Joe Eberhardt says the brand is pressing on with plans to add diesels across its model line. Two new models, the XE and F-Pace, are expected to double overall volume.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/jaguar-land-rover-pushing-ahead-diesel-strategy-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/jaguar-land-rover-pushing-ahead-diesel-strategy-us#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Jaguar Land Rover Sales & Marketing Diesel Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:17:00 +0000 1361801 at http://wardsauto.com <p align="left"><strong>Jaguar&rsquo;s ̛&rsquo;17 XE (<em>shown</em>) and F-Pace CUV are expected to double the brand&rsquo;s volume.</strong></p> Volkswagen Expects Emissions Investigation to Take Months http://wardsauto.com/volkswagen-expects-emissions-investigation-take-months <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Still, management plans to inform the public next week of solutions found for the problems it is facing, the executive committee of the board said in a statement on Thursday.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/volkswagen-expects-emissions-investigation-take-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Diesel Emissions Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:18:00 +0000 1361301 at http://wardsauto.com Emission Manipulation Software a 'No-Go' - BMW Official http://wardsauto.com/emission-manipulation-software-no-go-bmw-official <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Speaking at a motor industry congress in Berlin, product-development chief Klaus Froehlich stresses BMW would not use similar tactics to VW to pass tests illicitly.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/emission-manipulation-software-no-go-bmw-official" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Diesel Thu, 01 Oct 2015 11:58:00 +0000 1360971 at http://wardsauto.com Maruti Suzuki Scores Hit With Clean-Sheet Diesel http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers with Suzuki and its Indian joint venture were tasked with developing a low-maintenance engine with high fuel efficiency, compliant with current and future emissions standards and able to fit in Suzuki’s full range of small cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology India Bosch Fiat Maruti Suzuki Volkswagen Diesel Globalization Manufacturing Technology Product Development Purchashing Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:07:00 +0000 1351351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fiat, Volkswagen in Celerio diesel&rsquo;s rearview mirror.</strong></p>