Engines http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53422/more en Ford Gets Rockin’ Down Highway http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/ford-gets-rockin-down-highway <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Vehicle Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ford Transit earns a standing ovation for its excellent 5-cyl. diesel engine, two wide-swinging rear doors, a side slider and a full-length vinyl floor covering that is heavy-duty, sweepable and easily cleaned.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/ford-gets-rockin-down-highway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/ford-gets-rockin-down-highway#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives Diesel Resource Center North America North America - Regional U.S. Ford Diesel Fuel Economy Vehicle Interiors Vehicle Test Drives Exhaust Tones Ford Transit 250 HR Van Ford Transit Connect Nissan NV 3500 Nissan NV200 Ram Cargo Van Ram ProMaster Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:33:00 +0000 1095471 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford Transit van swallows up Exhaust Tones&rsquo; band gear</strong>.</p> ’15 Ford Transit 250 HR Van http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-ford-transit-250-hr-van <div class="node-body gallery-body">Ford Transit van is big enough to fit Keith Richards’ wardrobe and all of his on-stage amplifiers (a wall of nine speaker cabinets and amps) and guitars, as well as the medicine chest of tonics, pain killers and other substances necessary to keep him alive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-ford-transit-250-hr-van" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-ford-transit-250-hr-van#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives Diesel Resource Center North America North America - Regional U.S. Ford Diesel Engines Fuel Economy Product Development Vehicle Interiors Vehicle Test Drives Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:32:00 +0000 1095481 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124 <div class="node-body article-body">Continental makes Newport News news; BorgWarner, Faurecia expand emissions-control capabilities; Alcoa sheds inefficient Italian aluminum smelter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124#comments Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Italy BorgWarner Continental Faurecia Federal-Mogul Aluminum Capacity Utilization Component Employment Global Sources Logistics Production Turbocharger Alcoa Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:45:00 +0000 1098321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BorgWarner steps up emissions technology output at Illinois plant.</strong></p> With 3.5L V-6, Honda Proves Less is More http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/35l-v-6-honda-proves-less-more <div class="field-deck"> Story Behind 2014 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Honda engineers achieved impressive fuel efficiency and output without dual-overhead camshafts or direct fuel injection, which add substantial cost, complexity, mass and package size. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/35l-v-6-honda-proves-less-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/35l-v-6-honda-proves-less-more#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda Gasoline Story Behind 2014 10 Best Engines Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:05:00 +0000 1087221 at http://wardsauto.com Volvo Takes Wraps Off All-New XC90 http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-takes-wraps-all-new-xc90 <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo has set a medium-term goal of selling 100,000 units annually in the U.S., and says the XC90 will play a significant role in reaching that objective.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-takes-wraps-all-new-xc90" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-takes-wraps-all-new-xc90#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Volvo Car Exterior Gasoline Headlamps Hybrid Vehicles Interior Sales Results Supercharger Turbocharger Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:30:00 +0000 1095001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo XC90 all-new for first time since introduction in 2002.</strong></p> New Product Mix Regains Lost Ground for Honda India http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/new-product-mix-regains-lost-ground-honda-india <div class="node-body article-body">Honda India dropped every model but the CR-V and refilled its portfolio with the popular Brio hatchback and Amaze compact sedan. The Mobilio is shaping up as India’s most successful MPV since the Toyota Innova. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/new-product-mix-regains-lost-ground-honda-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/new-product-mix-regains-lost-ground-honda-india#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center India Honda Capacity Utilization Diesel Gasoline Product Development Sales Results Gujarat Hironori Kanayama Yoshiyuki Matsumoto Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:21:00 +0000 1087971 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Diesel option drives Mobilio demand.</strong></p> REFILE-EU regulators seek to close car emissions testing loopholes http://wardsauto.com/refile-eu-regulators-seek-close-car-emissions-testing-loopholes <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Fixes dateline, typo in first bullet point)</p> <p>* Nitrogen oxides a bigger issue than CO2</p> <p>* Vehicles would be tested on roads, not in laboratories</p> <p>* "Real-world" testing rules to be unveiled by year-end</p> <p>By Barbara Lewis</p> <p>BRUSSELS, Aug 21 (Reuters) - EU regulators are preparing draft legislation that will require vehicle fuel use to be tested on roads rather than in laboratories, looking to close loopholes that allow car makers to exaggerate fuel-saving and emissions credentials.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/refile-eu-regulators-seek-close-car-emissions-testing-loopholes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Europe - Regional Emissions Engines European Commission Fuel Economy Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:22:00 +0000 1088471 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 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