Auto Makers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53466/more en Hyundai Goes Gangnam Style With Plan for $10 Billion HQ, Theme Park http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/hyundai-goes-gangnam-style-plan-10-billion-hq-theme-park <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker appears to be back in expansion mode, with its planned Seoul complex and significant investment in additional capacity in China.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/hyundai-goes-gangnam-style-plan-10-billion-hq-theme-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/hyundai-goes-gangnam-style-plan-10-billion-hq-theme-park#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific China South Korea Hyundai Finance Globalization Labor & Human Resources Vehicle Assembly Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:26:00 +0000 1121641 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai headquarters on move to Gangnam district.</strong></p> Production in China Rises for 17th Consecutive Month http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/production-china-rises-17th-consecutive-month <div class="node-body article-body">Nearly every sector witnessed gains in the month with buses posting the largest growth over like-2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/production-china-rises-17th-consecutive-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/production-china-rises-17th-consecutive-month#comments Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Auto Makers Production Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:57:00 +0000 1121451 at http://wardsauto.com GM Confirms Range-Topping Cadillac, Bows Early Next Year http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/gm-confirms-range-topping-cadillac-bows-early-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">GM will build the 4-door Cadillac at its Detroit-Hamtramck, MI, assembly plant, where it recently invested $384 million in tools and equipment for the car.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/gm-confirms-range-topping-cadillac-bows-early-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/gm-confirms-range-topping-cadillac-bows-early-next-year#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Cadillac Future Products CTS Elmiraj ITS World Congress Johan de Nysschen Mary Barra XTS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:45:00 +0000 1121381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cadillac Elmiraj concept car likely basis of new top-of-the-line Cadillac sedan.</strong></p> Ferrari Could Be Safety Valve in Fiat-Chrysler Investment Plans http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/ferrari-could-be-safety-valve-fiat-chrysler-investment-plans <div class="node-body article-body">Without solid backing on Wall Street, FCA may have trouble securing favorable credit for the estimated €50 billion needed to reach aggressive volume targets set last May for the Chrysler, Jeep and Alfa Romeo brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/ferrari-could-be-safety-valve-fiat-chrysler-investment-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/ferrari-could-be-safety-valve-fiat-chrysler-investment-plans#comments Premium Management & Strategy Auto Makers Europe Italy Ferrari Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Finance Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:30:00 +0000 1120771 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Italian press captivated by</strong> <strong>Marchionne-Montezemolo breakup.</strong></p> PSA Madrid Plant Goes From Basket Case to Showcase http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/psa-madrid-plant-goes-basket-case-showcase <div class="node-body article-body">The Cactus has been a lifesaver for the Madrid plant, which was threatened with closing after PSA assigned production of the Peugeot 208 subcompact elsewhere in 2012.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/psa-madrid-plant-goes-basket-case-showcase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/psa-madrid-plant-goes-basket-case-showcase#comments Premium Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology France Germany Italy Netherlands Spain United Kingdom Citroen Peugeot Capacity Utilization Employment Hybrid Vehicles Production Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Madrid Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:23:00 +0000 1120711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>C4 Cactus revitalizes PSA Madrid plant.</strong></p> Maruti Suzuki Profiting From Push Into Rural India http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/maruti-suzuki-profiting-push-rural-india <div class="node-body article-body">Maruti faces intense competition with Honda, Hyundai and Nissan in urban areas, but India’s No.1 automaker also has penetrated into the rural interior, which it has virtually no competitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/maruti-suzuki-profiting-push-rural-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/maruti-suzuki-profiting-push-rural-india#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Diesel Resource Center India Maruti Capacity Utilization Employment Product Development Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:57:00 +0000 1119701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker touts new Ciaz sedan&rsquo;s affordability, fuel efficiency.</strong></p> Ford Trimming Output of European Best-Seller http://wardsauto.com/ford-trimming-output-european-best-seller <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker will shut down production of its Fiesta hatchback for 11 days in October and November at its Cologne, Germany, plant as sales slip in the region's major markets.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ford-trimming-output-european-best-seller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Europe Germany Production Cologne Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:16:00 +0000 1121141 at http://wardsauto.com Malaysia Car Sales Steady, Output Jumps in August http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/malaysia-car-sales-steady-output-jumps-august <div class="node-body article-body">Year-to-date car sales climbed 3.4% to 395,255 units and, despite the August increase, left CV deliveries down 3.3% to 49,279.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/malaysia-car-sales-steady-output-jumps-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/malaysia-car-sales-steady-output-jumps-august#comments Premium Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Malaysia Unspecified Companies Production Sales Results Malaysia Automotive Association Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:35:00 +0000 1120421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Busy August for market-leader Perodua production.</strong></p> GM Recalling Natural Gas-Powered Vans http://wardsauto.com/gm-recalling-natural-gas-powered-vans <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker is recalling about 3,200 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans from the '11 to '14 model years because they may have a gas leak that could cause a fire.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-recalling-natural-gas-powered-vans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) GM's Recall Crisis Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:23:00 +0000 1120511 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-127 <div class="field-byline"> Jim Irwin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BorgWarner boosting EGR technology output in China; Ford experiments with expanding SYNC capabilities; truck bed, exhaust-system suppliers sign on with Toyota in Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-127" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-127#comments Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Germany BMW BorgWarner Ford Toyota Component Electric Vehicles Global Sources Information & Entertainment Li-ion OE-Supplier Relations Production AMS ASI Automatic Labs Forma Automotive Penn Engineering PROFIL Voss Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:33:00 +0000 1119991 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>AMS sensor interface keeps tabs on battery charge in BMW i3.</strong></p>