By Region http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53476/more en Cadillac CT6 Interior Rearview Mirror to Stream Video http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cadillac-ct6-interior-rearview-mirror-stream-video <div class="node-body article-body">GM claims the mirror improves the driver’s field of vision by an estimated 300%, or roughly four times greater than a standard rearview mirror.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cadillac-ct6-interior-rearview-mirror-stream-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cadillac-ct6-interior-rearview-mirror-stream-video#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Cadillac Cameras Future Products Vehicle Interiors Cadillac CT6 rearview mirror Super Cruise Travis Hester Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:00:00 +0000 1185701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cadillac CTS rearview mirror streams video.</strong></p> North American Light-Vehicle Production Down 2.2% in November http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/north-american-light-vehicle-production-down-22-november <div class="node-body article-body">Declines in output from the Detroit Three outweighed gains from other manufacturers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/north-american-light-vehicle-production-down-22-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/north-american-light-vehicle-production-down-22-november#comments Public Gated Data Center Auto Makers Plants & Production North America North America - Regional Canada Mexico U.S. Auto Makers Production Vehicle Assembly Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:45:00 +0000 1186001 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Recalling 502,000 Mustangs With Takata Airbags http://wardsauto.com/ford-recalling-502000-mustangs-takata-airbags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker is recalling 502,500 Mustangs and Ford GT sports cars sold outside the high-humidity areas that supplier Takata said could increase the chances of its airbag inflators to malfunction. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ford-recalling-502000-mustangs-takata-airbags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags OE-Supplier Relations Safety Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:56:00 +0000 1185711 at http://wardsauto.com Dutch sportscar maker Spyker declared bankrupt http://wardsauto.com/dutch-sportscar-maker-spyker-declared-bankrupt <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>AMSTERDAM, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Dutch sportscar maker Spyker , one-time owner of Sweden's Saab, declared bankruptcy on Thursday, after failing to secure a critical bridging loan it had hoped would help it refinance and restructure.</p> <p>The company, formed in 2000 to resurrect an early 20th century Dutch auto marque, had filed for protection from creditors earlier this month, hoping to stave off collapse.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dutch-sportscar-maker-spyker-declared-bankrupt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Netherlands Finance Restructuring Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:51:47 +0000 1185721 at http://wardsauto.com GM, JLR Halt Deliveries to Russian Dealerships http://wardsauto.com/gm-jlr-halt-deliveries-russian-dealerships <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">GM and Indian automaker Tata's Jaguar Land Rover luxury brands join Volkswagen Group in suspending vehicle deliveries in response to the sharp decline in the value of the Russian ruble.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-jlr-halt-deliveries-russian-dealerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Retail Sales & Marketing Finance Trade Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:30:00 +0000 1185731 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Shutters 50-Year-Old Belgian Plant http://wardsauto.com/ford-shutters-50-year-old-belgian-plant <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker is shifting production from the Genk plant, which produced 14 million vehicles over the past half-century, to a facility in Valencia, Spain.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ford-shutters-50-year-old-belgian-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Belgium Spain Production Vehicle Assembly Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:00:00 +0000 1185611 at http://wardsauto.com Fuel-Cell Cars: All Ramped Up With No Place to Go? http://wardsauto.com/blog/fuel-cell-cars-all-ramped-no-place-go <div class="node-body blog-body">Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle discussions usually turn to the I word: infrastructure. Automakers are investing too much into FCVs to guess whether refueling infrastructure will grow. It will. But for now it’s running on fumes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/fuel-cell-cars-all-ramped-no-place-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/fuel-cell-cars-all-ramped-no-place-go#comments Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. France Honda Hyundai Renault Volkswagen Politics Department of Energy (DOE) Emissions Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles fuel-cell vehicles fueling infrastructure hydrogen refueling stations Road Ahead Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:41:00 +0000 1183681 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Mirai Mixed Bag http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/toyota-mirai-mixed-bag <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FCV’s fun-to-drive nature is a surprise, but so is the compressor noise and limited passenger space.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/toyota-mirai-mixed-bag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/toyota-mirai-mixed-bag#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America U.S. Toyota Test Drives Air Liquide California CUV FCHV-adv FCV FirstElement fuel-cell stack fuel-cell vehicle Highlander Honda hybrid hydrogen Hyundai Mirai motor Prius stack Toyota Tucson Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:04:00 +0000 1183661 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota Mirai FCV on sale Q4 2015 in California.</strong></p> '16 Toyota Mirai http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-toyota-mirai <div class="node-body gallery-body">Toyota's forthcoming mass-market fuel-cell vehicle, the Mirai, has a unique exterior appearance reflecting the unique technology beneath its sheetmetal. The interior is comfortable, but down-market for an almost $60,000 car.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-toyota-mirai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-toyota-mirai#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America U.S. Toyota Test Drives Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:03:00 +0000 1183691 at http://wardsauto.com Raise Bar on London Clean-Air Plan, Automakers Say http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/raise-bar-london-clean-air-plan-automakers-say <div class="node-body article-body">Citing rapid progress in clean-diesel technology, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders is asking Transport for London to enforce the same emissions standards for gasoline and diesel vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/raise-bar-london-clean-air-plan-automakers-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/raise-bar-london-clean-air-plan-automakers-say#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center United Kingdom Auto Makers Diesel Emissions Engine Gasoline Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:31:00 +0000 1183671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&lsquo;</strong><strong>Dirty diesel&rsquo;</strong><strong> monicker no longer justified, manufacturers say.</strong></p>