Auto Makers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53466/more en ’16 Nissan Titan XD http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-nissan-titan-xd <div class="node-body gallery-body">With the supremely capable 5.0L, the Titan XD can go anywhere, do anything. Most importantly, this twin-turbo V-8 may be a plow in fertile terrain, helping Nissan cultivate a small patch of neglected turf in the ground war that is the U.S. pickup market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-nissan-titan-xd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-nissan-titan-xd#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America North America - Regional Diesel U.S. Japan Test Drives Dealer Miscellaneous Diesel Exterior Fuel Economy Lighting Product Development Vehicle Interiors Test Drives Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:03:00 +0000 1406471 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Titan XD slams sideways into tall curb in durability test at Nissan&#39;s Arizona proving grounds.</strong></p> Genesis G90 Scores in First Day of Preordering in Korea http://wardsauto.com/industry/genesis-g90-scores-first-day-preordering-korea <div class="node-body article-body">The new model, called the EQ900 in its home market, replaces the current Equus sedan and will be offered with a choice of three engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/genesis-g90-scores-first-day-preordering-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/genesis-g90-scores-first-day-preordering-korea#comments Public Auto Makers Industry Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:41:00 +0000 1409711 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>New EQ900 officially goes on sale in early December.<o:p></o:p></b></p> JLR Engine Plant Already Expanding http://wardsauto.com/engines/jlr-engine-plant-already-expanding <div class="node-body article-body">In just 12 months, the West Midlands-based facility has moved from prototype production to full-scale manufacturing of more than 50,000 engines a year. The center builds the low-emissions Ingenium 2.0L diesel 4-cyl.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/jlr-engine-plant-already-expanding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/jlr-engine-plant-already-expanding#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Industry Engines Diesel Europe United Kingdom Miscellaneous Diesel Emissions Engine Fuel Economy Gasoline Supercharger Turbocharger Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:39:00 +0000 1409591 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Jaguar F-Pace CUV will offer 2.0L Ingenium diesel in Europe.</strong></p> Renault’s Spain Investment Grows Output, Workforce http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-s-spain-investment-grows-output-workforce <div class="node-body article-body">Renault has spent the biggest portion of its €600 million 2014-2016 investment program on retrofitting the Palencia plant to the Common Modular Family platform on which the new Megane, Kadjar and Nissan Pulsar models are built.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-s-spain-investment-grows-output-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-s-spain-investment-grows-output-workforce#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Industry Spain Miscellaneous Vehicle Assembly Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:37:00 +0000 1409571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Renault plant monitors paint quality with technology licensed from Daimler.</strong></p> Nissan’s ‘Be My Guest’ Top Ad http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-s-be-my-guest-top-ad <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Japanese automaker also led the way on spending during the week, accounting for 15.3% of the $123 million in automotive advertising.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-s-be-my-guest-top-ad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-s-be-my-guest-top-ad#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Advertising Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:03:00 +0000 1409611 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Murano ad secured a 39.7% share of voice.</b><o:p></o:p></p> Toyota Aims to Knock CR-V Off Perch With Refreshed RAV4 http://wardsauto.com/industry/toyota-aims-knock-cr-v-perch-refreshed-rav4 <div class="node-body article-body">The No.1 Japanese automaker has its sights set on selling 400,000 RAV4s in the U.S. in a couple of years, which would topple current volume of the rival Honda CUV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/toyota-aims-knock-cr-v-perch-refreshed-rav4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/toyota-aims-knock-cr-v-perch-refreshed-rav4#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Capacity Utilization Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:04:00 +0000 1408591 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.</strong></p> CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Car emissions campaigners turn sights on Renault http://wardsauto.com/corrected-update-3-car-emissions-campaigners-turn-sights-renault <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Corrects role of ICCT co-founder in 12th paragraph)</p> <p>* DUH says excess emissions levels detected in 5 separate tests</p> <p>* Renault contests the DUH body's findings</p> <p>* DUH calls for reform of European approval system</p> <p>By Andreas Cremer and Laurence Frost</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/corrected-update-3-car-emissions-campaigners-turn-sights-renault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Europe Industry Engines France Miscellaneous Politics Emissions Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:22:27 +0000 1409211 at http://wardsauto.com GM Poland Launches Output of U.S.-Bound Buick Cascada http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/gm-poland-launches-output-us-bound-buick-cascada <div class="node-body article-body">The Polish facility will export a car to the U.S. for the first time since its inauguration in 1998.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/gm-poland-launches-output-us-bound-buick-cascada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/gm-poland-launches-output-us-bound-buick-cascada#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe North America Industry U.S. Poland Miscellaneous Buick Vehicle Assembly Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:49:00 +0000 1409641 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cascada on line at Gliwice plant.</strong></p> Forecast: U.S. Light Vehicle Sales on Track for Record Year http://wardsauto.com/forecasts/forecast-us-light-vehicle-sales-track-record-year <div class="node-body article-body">The forecast 18.4 million-unit SAAR in November would lead to the first 3-month streak of 18 million-plus results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/forecasts/forecast-us-light-vehicle-sales-track-record-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/forecasts/forecast-us-light-vehicle-sales-track-record-year#comments Public Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry Forecasts U.S. Data & Insights Sales Results Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:03:00 +0000 1408741 at http://wardsauto.com German Prosecutors Confirm Launch of Second Probe at Volkswagen http://wardsauto.com/german-prosecutors-confirm-launch-second-probe-volkswagen <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The prosecution is examining whether owners of Volkswagen vehicles for which carbon dioxide emissions were understated paid too little automotive tax.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/german-prosecutors-confirm-launch-second-probe-volkswagen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Europe Industry Germany Miscellaneous Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:11:00 +0000 1409341 at http://wardsauto.com