Auto Makers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53466/more en Lincoln MKX Concept Bows in Beijing http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lincoln-mkx-concept-bows-beijing <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Beijing Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The concept boasts an aerodynamic, sloping roofline, which Lincoln says gives it a sporty appearance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lincoln-mkx-concept-bows-beijing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lincoln-mkx-concept-bows-beijing#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Lincoln 2014 Beijing Auto Show Exterior Future Products Sun, 20 Apr 2014 04:01:00 +0000 998951 at http://wardsauto.com Jeep Signals Importance of China With Four Design Concepts http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jeep-signals-importance-china-four-design-concepts <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Beijing Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">China already is Jeep’s largest market outside of the U.S., and plans are to add local assembly of the new small Renegade model to further growth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jeep-signals-importance-china-four-design-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jeep-signals-importance-china-four-design-concepts#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Jeep 2014 Beijing Auto Show Exterior Interior Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:01:00 +0000 998701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Wrangler Sundancer Concept.</strong></p> 2014 Beijing Auto Show – Jeep Concepts http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-beijing-auto-show-jeep-concepts <div class="node-body gallery-body">The four concepts were inspired by Chinese culture. Two are based on the Jeep Cherokee, one is a version of the Jeep Wrangler and the fourth is a new interpretation of upcoming Jeep Renegade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-beijing-auto-show-jeep-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-beijing-auto-show-jeep-concepts#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Jeep 2014 Beijing Auto Show Exterior Interior Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 998481 at http://wardsauto.com New Planning Office ‘Big Deal’ for Acura http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/new-planning-office-big-deal-acura <div class="field-deck"> 2014 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New setup brings together automaker’s sales, service and marketing, says executive Mike Accavitti.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/new-planning-office-big-deal-acura" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/new-planning-office-big-deal-acura#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Dealerships Vehicles & Technology U.S. Auto Makers Management & Strategy Retail 2014 New York International Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:15:00 +0000 998851 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&ldquo;We can really focus on customer satisfaction,&rdquo; Accavitti says.</strong></p> VW to Show Off New Touareg in Beijing http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/vw-show-new-touareg-beijing <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Beijing Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Powertrains include V-6 and V-8 turbodiesels, a gasoline V-6 and, in Europe, a hybrid system that combines the gasoline engine with a 38-kW (52-hp) electric motor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/vw-show-new-touareg-beijing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/vw-show-new-touareg-beijing#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe China Germany Volkswagen 2014 Beijing Auto Show Unions & Trade Organizations Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:35:00 +0000 998831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Refreshed Touareg.</strong></p> Malaysian Light-Vehicle Sales Edge Up 2.2% in March http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/malaysian-light-vehicle-sales-edge-22-march <div class="node-body article-body">An industry group predicts April sales will hold at the current level, crediting the improvement in part to new-model introductions and a longer working month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/malaysian-light-vehicle-sales-edge-22-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/malaysian-light-vehicle-sales-edge-22-march#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Malaysia Perodua Sales Results Aishah Ahmad Federation of Motor and Credit Companies Association of Malaysia Malaysian Automotive Assn. Tony Khor Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:30:00 +0000 998841 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Perodua markets Myvi XT as youth brand.</strong></p> Buoyed by Recent Success, Ford Launches Lincoln Brand in China http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/buoyed-recent-success-ford-launches-lincoln-brand-china <div class="node-body article-body">Lincoln will start with an independent network of eight dedicated dealerships in seven cities but will ramp up quickly to 60 stores in 50 cities by 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/buoyed-recent-success-ford-launches-lincoln-brand-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/buoyed-recent-success-ford-launches-lincoln-brand-china#comments Public Management & Strategy Retail Auto Makers Asia Pacific Dealerships China Lincoln Dealership Management Globalization Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:15:00 +0000 998491 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Dealerships&rsquo; personalization studios to let customers view life-size image of vehicle inside and out, then configure it with family and friends before ordering.</strong></p> European Auto Sales Running Well Ahead of Forecasts http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/european-auto-sales-running-well-ahead-forecasts <div class="node-body article-body">Registrations grew 10.6% in March and, although the increase came against prior-year’s low result, were well above the 2%-3% increase forecast by many analysts at the end of 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/european-auto-sales-running-well-ahead-forecasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/european-auto-sales-running-well-ahead-forecasts#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional All Brands Registrations Sales Results ACEA Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:10:00 +0000 998621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sandero helps downmarket Dacia brand post region&rsquo;s biggest sales jump.</strong></p> Honda Shows First Glimpse of New HR-V CUV http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-shows-first-glimpse-new-hr-v-cuv <div class="field-deck"> 2014 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New B-segment CUV will share many attributes with the Fit, including second-row “magic” seats and a roomy interior.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-shows-first-glimpse-new-hr-v-cuv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-shows-first-glimpse-new-hr-v-cuv#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda 2014 New York International Auto Show Future Products ASIMO B-segment Celaya CR-V CUV Fit Honda HR-V Mexico New York peoplemover Pilot robot subcompact Vezel Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 997241 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Honda HR-V on sale this winter.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-105 <div class="node-body article-body">Consortium to forge closer ties between OEMs, suppliers; LEDs at heart of Hella headlamp system in Audi A8; JLR calls on Bosch to devise smartphone-vehicle interface; juicy offer from Nissan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-105" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-105#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional Mexico U.S. Audi Bosch Faurecia Ford Hella Jaguar Jeep Land Rover Magna Nissan Volkswagen Body Capacity Utilization Charging Exterior Globalization Headlamps Incentives Information & Entertainment OE-Supplier Relations SAE International Seats Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO) Vehicle Assembly Automotive Material Intelligence Consortium Flextronics Haartz Key Safety Systems Macedonia Recaro Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:50:00 +0000 998421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Recyclable Magna liftgate has paintable outer panel.</strong></p>