Fuel-Cell Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53428/more en Hyundai Looking for 50% Sales Boost From New Tucson http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-looking-50-sales-boost-new-tucson <div class="node-body article-body">Hyundai executive Mike O’Brien predicts the new-generation Tucson CUV will help the automaker raise its overall share of the U.S. market to 5% this year, up from 4.4% in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-looking-50-sales-boost-new-tucson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-looking-50-sales-boost-new-tucson#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Hyundai Mazda Toyota Fuel-Cell Vehicles Product Development Sales Results Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:31:00 +0000 1260251 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai hitches new-gen Tucson to CUV bandwagon.</strong></p> Japan May Miss Target for FCEV Hydrogen Stations http://wardsauto.com/japan-may-miss-target-fcev-hydrogen-stations <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The government hopes to have about 100 hydrogen fueling stations operating by March 2016, but only 76 have been approved since the deadline to apply for subsidies expired last month.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/japan-may-miss-target-fcev-hydrogen-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan Fuel-Cell Vehicles Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:20:00 +0000 1258811 at http://wardsauto.com Shell Eco-Marathon Detroit http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/shell-eco-marathon-detroit <div class="node-body gallery-body">Young, open minds undeterred by the fog of realism converged on Detroit’s Cobo Center over the weekend for the Shell Eco-marathon Americas, the ultimate fuel-economy challenge. About 1,000 students representing 110 high schools and colleges from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Guatamala brought their hand-built concepts.</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/shell-eco-marathon-detroit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/shell-eco-marathon-detroit#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America South America North America - Regional Canada Brazil Mexico U.S. Batteries Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Ethanol Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Product Development Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:04:00 +0000 1257721 at http://wardsauto.com U.K. Growing Hydrogen Refueling-Station Network http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-growing-hydrogen-refueling-station-network <div class="node-body article-body">The spending involves an initial network of 12 hydrogen fueling stations and a new mobile station that will be used across southern England, as well as upgrades to existing hydrogen demonstrator stations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-growing-hydrogen-refueling-station-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-growing-hydrogen-refueling-station-network#comments Premium Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Emissions Fuel-Cell Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:10:00 +0000 1251901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New fueling stations extend Hyundai ix35 FCV&rsquo;s range in London.</strong></p> Tesla’s Competition Gears Up http://wardsauto.com/blog/tesla-s-competition-gears <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tesla sales were up 55% to 10,300 units in the first quarter. But it is a tiny automaker that sold 32,000 vehicles globally last year and only 13,785 units in the U.S., according to WardsAuto estimates. With their reputations at stake, the world’s biggest automakers are rolling out their best efforts in electrified vehicles over the next several years and are more interested in earning carbon credits than profits.</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/blog/tesla-s-competition-gears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/tesla-s-competition-gears#comments Public Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Tesla Electric Vehicles Emissions Exterior Fuel-Cell Vehicles Li-ion Product Development Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:59:00 +0000 1254931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Eyeing Tesla&#39;s success,&nbsp;BMW i8 aims to be sexy and green. &nbsp;</strong></p> University Researchers Say Low-Cost Hydrogen Production Possible http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/university-researchers-say-low-cost-hydrogen-production-possible <div class="node-body article-body">Unlike other hydrogen-fuel production methods that rely on highly processed sugars, the Virginia Tech team is using dirty biomass – the husks and stalks of corn plants – to create the fuel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/university-researchers-say-low-cost-hydrogen-production-possible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/university-researchers-say-low-cost-hydrogen-production-possible#comments Public Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Fuel-Cell Vehicles Mon, 06 Apr 2015 19:00:00 +0000 1254831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Virginia Tech professor Percival Zhang (<em>right</em>) with doctoral graduate Joe Rollin.</strong></p> Virginia Tech Hyundai Cuts Price of Tucson FCV 43% in South Korea http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-cuts-price-tucson-fcv-43-south-korea <div class="node-body article-body">The South Korean automaker is slashing the price of the Tucson fuel-cell vehicle in its home market and will drop European prices next month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-cuts-price-tucson-fcv-43-south-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-cuts-price-tucson-fcv-43-south-korea#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology South Korea Hyundai Politics Fuel-Cell Vehicles Product Development Sales Results Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:12:00 +0000 1214051 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Hyundai CEO Chung explains hydrogen fuel-cell technology to South Korea President Park at new FCV development center.</b><o:p></o:p></p> Hyundai Cuts Tucson Fuel-Cell Car Price 43% in Home Market http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-cuts-tucson-fuel-cell-car-price-43-home-market <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Hyundai is cutting the price of its Tucson fuel-cell electric vehicle 43% in its South Korean home market, even though the country has only one hydrogen refueling station; limited refueling infrastructure also has limited FCEV sales elsewhere.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-cuts-tucson-fuel-cell-car-price-43-home-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan South Korea Sales & Marketing Fuel-Cell Vehicles Mon, 02 Feb 2015 06:05:00 +0000 1214771 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Seeking More Mirais for U.S. Market http://wardsauto.com/nada/toyota-seeking-more-mirais-us-market <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Conference & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Not even the expiration of federal tax credits has dampened enthusiasm for the fuel-cell car in the U.S., a top U.S. executive says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/toyota-seeking-more-mirais-us-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/toyota-seeking-more-mirais-us-market#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology NADA North America U.S. Toyota Sales & Marketing Fuel-Cell Vehicles National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:50:00 +0000 1209741 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Toyota seeking &ldquo;substantial&rdquo; increase in Mirai&rsquo;s first-year allotment.<o:p></o:p></b></p> Toyota’s Carter: New Showroom Tactics Needed; Still Life Left in Scion http://wardsauto.com/nada/toyota-s-carter-new-showroom-tactics-needed-still-life-left-scion <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Conference & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota’s U.S. sales head says dealers may have to change hiring and compensation practices to better appeal to Millennial and minority buyers, predicts no change in long-term CAFE standards and pledges a comeback by the Scion youth brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/toyota-s-carter-new-showroom-tactics-needed-still-life-left-scion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/toyota-s-carter-new-showroom-tactics-needed-still-life-left-scion#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology NADA North America U.S. Scion Sales & Marketing Fuel-Cell Vehicles Future Products National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:05:00 +0000 1208321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Carter: To attract Millennials, you can&rsquo;t work them 16-hour days.</strong></p>