By Topic http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53469/more en Volkswagen e-Golf Test Drive for Ward's 10 Best Engines of 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/volkswagen-e-golf-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">The Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Vehicle, driven by editor Christie Schweinsberg, is one of 37 contenders for the 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/volkswagen-e-golf-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/volkswagen-e-golf-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives Ward's 10 Best Engines North America U.S. Engines Test Drives Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:31:00 +0000 1163091 at http://wardsauto.com Used-Car Prices Dropping, Not Crashing http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/used-car-prices-dropping-not-crashing <div class="node-body article-body">Rising new-car sales and incentives end a streak for pre-owned vehicle values.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/used-car-prices-dropping-not-crashing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/used-car-prices-dropping-not-crashing#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Dealerships Remarketing Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:51:00 +0000 1165601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New-car incentives hurt used-car prices, says NADA&rsquo;s Jonathan Banks.</strong></p> Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Next Chip in CO2 Credit Game http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game <div class="node-body article-body">In 2017, California’s emissions rules will change and FCVs will carry the traveling credits automakers use to remain 50-state compliant. The rule change could lead to a shift in OEM capital investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW Daimler General Motors Honda Hyundai Tesla Toyota Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Electric Vehicles Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel-Cell Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Bill Fay Bob Lee CARB fuel cell electric vehicles John Juriga Natural Resources Defense Council Roland Hwang Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:11:00 +0000 1165371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Former GM Vice Chairman Steve Girsky and Honda President and CEO Takanobu Ito announce FCEV partnership in July 2013.</strong></p> European Auto Sales Up 6.1% in October, 6.5% on Year http://wardsauto.com/europe/european-auto-sales-61-october-65-year <div class="node-body article-body">Every group but General Motors and Honda has sold more cars this year than last year at the same time, and in October only GM, Honda and Suzuki were down.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/european-auto-sales-61-october-65-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/european-auto-sales-61-october-65-year#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional General Motors Honda Mitsubishi Renault Suzuki Sales Results Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:30:00 +0000 1162391 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mitsubishi spearheads Japanese penetration of European market.</strong></p> Tesla, BMW Talking EV-Components Deal http://wardsauto.com/tesla-bmw-talking-ev-components-deal <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Tesla founder Elon Musk says he and BMW officials are discussing "whether we can collaborate in battery technology or charging stations."</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/tesla-bmw-talking-ev-components-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Germany Batteries Carbon Fiber Electric Vehicles Globalization Product Development Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:26:00 +0000 1165861 at http://wardsauto.com Hyundai, Kia Raise 2014 Global Sales Goals http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-kia-raise-2014-global-sales-goals <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The sister Korean automakers have revised their global sales projection for this year to at least 8 million, which would be almost 6% more than in 2013.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-kia-raise-2014-global-sales-goals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific South Korea Sales & Marketing Globalization Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:21:00 +0000 1165811 at http://wardsauto.com Higher Fuel Prices May Put Brakes on Car-Sales Growth in Indonesia http://wardsauto.com/higher-fuel-prices-may-put-brakes-car-sales-growth-indonesia <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">An industry official says consumers in Southeast Asia's biggest auto market likely can afford the government-mandated price hikes, but some might be "think twice" short-term about buying a car.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/higher-fuel-prices-may-put-brakes-car-sales-growth-indonesia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Indonesia Sales & Marketing Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:01:00 +0000 1165781 at http://wardsauto.com Forecast: SAAR Could Reach 17 Million for Second Time in Four Months http://wardsauto.com/north-america/forecast-saar-could-reach-17-million-second-time-four-months <div class="field-deck"> Sales Forecast </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.29 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 17 million-unit SAAR.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/forecast-saar-could-reach-17-million-second-time-four-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/forecast-saar-could-reach-17-million-second-time-four-months#comments Public Gated Data Center Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Retail Sales Results Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:48:00 +0000 1165561 at http://wardsauto.com BMW Infuses X-Series CUVs With Sports-Car Performance http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/bmw-infuses-x-series-cuvs-sports-car-performance <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BMW says the new M TwinPower Turbo engines for the X5 M and BMW X6 M are the most powerful unit ever developed by the automaker for an AWD vehicle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/bmw-infuses-x-series-cuvs-sports-car-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/bmw-infuses-x-series-cuvs-sports-car-performance#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW Sales & Marketing Exterior Product Development Turbocharger Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:36:00 +0000 1165551 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>X6 M packs punch with 575 hp, 552 lb.-ft. of torque.</strong></p> New ’15 Ford F-150 to Achieve 26 MPG, Just Shy of Ram EcoDiesel http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/new-15-ford-f-150-achieve-26-mpg-just-shy-ram-ecodiesel-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Early builds of the new ’15 Ford F-150 have been cleared for sale and will reach dealerships within a week, the automaker says. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/new-15-ford-f-150-achieve-26-mpg-just-shy-ram-ecodiesel-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/new-15-ford-f-150-achieve-26-mpg-just-shy-ram-ecodiesel-0#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford Aluminum Diesel Ford's Innovative F-150 Pickup Gasoline Turbocharger Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:47:00 +0000 1165441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Ford F-150 pickup 5%-29% more fuel efficient.</strong></p>