Tires http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53456/more en ’16 Mercedes AMG GT S http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-mercedes-amg-gt-s <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Mercedes AMG GT S looks, feels and sounds like Germany’s best efforts to launch an American-style muscle car, right down to the high-rpm howl, the gentle shake and burble at idle and the delicious gasp of backpressure during downshifts as a corner approaches. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-mercedes-amg-gt-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-mercedes-amg-gt-s#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America Industry North America - Regional Engines HMI U.S. Materials Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Germany Interiors Technology Test Drives Dealer Miscellaneous Mercedes Brakes Carbon Fiber Cockpit Exterior Fuel Economy Gasoline Information & Entertainment Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Tires Turbocharger Test Drives Mon, 26 Oct 2015 11:13:00 +0000 1379861 at http://wardsauto.com Continental Sees Opportunity to Expand Tire-Sensor Technology http://wardsauto.com/industry/continental-sees-opportunity-expand-tire-sensor-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Continental plans to expand its business in sensors and chassis systems that will enable semi- or fully autonomous driving in the coming decade. The German supplier expects that its unique in-tire air-pressure monitor will play a part in that development. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/continental-sees-opportunity-expand-tire-sensor-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/continental-sees-opportunity-expand-tire-sensor-technology#comments Public Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Industry Autonomous Vehicles Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Germany Technology Miscellaneous Continental Autonomous Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Future Products Tires Wheels Tue, 29 Sep 2015 09:46:00 +0000 1356971 at http://wardsauto.com <p align="left"><strong>Continental CEO Degenhart says smart tire technology will help reach zero-accident goal. </strong></p> Rubber-From-Dandelion Research Gets Rolling Again http://wardsauto.com/technology/rubber-dandelion-research-gets-rolling-again <div class="node-body article-body">The joint project by Sumitomo and Kultevat represents the latest attempt to manufacture rubber derived from dandelions.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/rubber-dandelion-research-gets-rolling-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/rubber-dandelion-research-gets-rolling-again#comments Public Gated Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Materials Japan Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Technology Miscellaneous Continental Ford Suppliers Materials Tires Wed, 09 Sep 2015 09:49:00 +0000 1340621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Researchers seeking greener alternative to conventional tires.</strong></p> Nanogenerator Stores Energy When Rubber Meets Road http://wardsauto.com/technology/nanogenerator-stores-energy-when-rubber-meets-road <div class="node-body article-body">The amount of energy saved can vary depending on the vehicle, but University of Wisconsin researcher Xudong Wang predicts about a 10.4% increase in the average vehicle’s gas mileage, given a 50% friction energy conversion efficiency.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/nanogenerator-stores-energy-when-rubber-meets-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/nanogenerator-stores-energy-when-rubber-meets-road#comments Public Gated Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Safety Technology Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Technology Miscellaneous Electronics Tires Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1310611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Wang used toy car to help develop new way to harvest energy from rolling tires.</strong></p> China Decries U.S. Tariffs on Tire Imports http://wardsauto.com/china-decries-us-tariffs-tire-imports <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">China's Commerce Ministry says in a statement the U.S., which has imposed duties exceeding 100% in some cases in response to alleged dumping, should "adopt a responsible attitude and actions (and) correct its mistakes."</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/china-decries-us-tariffs-tire-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Industry China U.S. Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Technology Miscellaneous Tariffs Tires Trade Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:19:00 +0000 1298341 at http://wardsauto.com U.S. Nearing Increase in Duties on Chinese Tires http://wardsauto.com/us-nearing-increase-duties-chinese-tires <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Department of Commerce's preliminary decision to raise duties on Chinese car and light-truck tires follows a ruling they were sold too cheaply in the U.S.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/us-nearing-increase-duties-chinese-tires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Industry China U.S. Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Technology Miscellaneous Globalization Tariffs Tires Trade Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:48:00 +0000 1206841 at http://wardsauto.com Mazda Issues Recall to Check Tire Monitoring Software http://wardsauto.com/mazda-issues-recall-check-tire-monitoring-software <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker is recalling 100,000 Mazda6 sedans to update potentially defective software in the tire-monitoring system.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/mazda-issues-recall-check-tire-monitoring-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Safety Technology Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Technology Miscellaneous Electronic Control Units (ECU) Safety Tires Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:40:00 +0000 1166731 at http://wardsauto.com Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/diesel/technology-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">BorgWarner turbocharger helps new Volvo fight above weight; cloudy forecast for Visteon HMI technology; Harman system gives NVH silent treatment.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel/technology-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel/technology-roundup#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center North America Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines HMI Diesel U.S. Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Interiors Technology Miscellaneous BorgWarner Chrysler Ford General Motors Visteon Volvo Car Diesel Future Products Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Li-ion Lighting Sound Systems Tires Turbocharger Vehicle Interiors Cooper Tire Freescale Semiconductor Harman Kiekert Renesas U.S. Advanced Battery Consortium Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:24:00 +0000 1142171 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Novelis gets aluminum-sheet production rolling in China; Hankook Tire, metals processor Samuel waltz into Tennessee; Hay Group forges ahead into China.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Industry China U.S. Materials Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Technology Miscellaneous Citroen Continental Aluminum Body Exterior Global Sources Globalization Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Plastic Tires Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:54:00 +0000 1141111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Citroen C4 Cactus has PolyOne protection on its sides.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">IAC doubles down in China; Huf handles expansion in Tennessee; France’s AdduXi launches U.S. manufacturing.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Industry China U.S. Materials Safety Technology Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Interiors Serbia Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous Ford IAC Capacity Utilization Electronics Employment Global Sources Globalization Lighting OE-Supplier Relations Plastic Tires Vehicle Interiors Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:16:00 +0000 1136361 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;10 Mustang early adopter of LED lighting.</strong></p>