Suppliers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53468/more en Mahle Range Extender Engine Takes Cues From GPS http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mahle-range-extender-engine-takes-cues-gps <div class="node-body article-body">Mahle’s Energy Management Control system uses GPS data to “read” a known route and coordinate electric and ICE power so most of the EREV’s battery charge has been depleted when it arrives at its destination.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mahle-range-extender-engine-takes-cues-gps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mahle-range-extender-engine-takes-cues-gps#comments Public Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Suppliers Batteries Electric Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Hybrid Vehicles Navigation Systems Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1305961 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GPS boosts range extender fuel economy 5%, Mahle says.</strong></p> German Supplier Leoni Expects Improved Q2 Earnings http://wardsauto.com/german-supplier-leoni-expects-improved-q2-earnings <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Dieter Belle, chief executive of the automotive wiring specialist, tells a German newspaper the company expects "significantly improved" EBIT results in the second quarter and further growth in the fourth.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/german-supplier-leoni-expects-improved-q2-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Germany Finance Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:37:00 +0000 1306281 at http://wardsauto.com CORRECTED-Two rival self-driving cars have close call in California http://wardsauto.com/corrected-two-rival-self-driving-cars-have-close-call-california <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(In June 25 story, changes attribution in last sentence to the companies, instead of the California Department of Motor Vehicles and the companies)</p> <p>By Paul Lienert</p> <p>MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 25 (Reuters) - Two self-driving prototype cars, one operated by Google Inc and the other by Delphi Automotive Plc, had a close call on a Silicon Valley street earlier this week, a Delphi executive told Reuters on Thursday.</p> <p>It was believed to be the first such incident involving two vehicles specially equipped for automated driving.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/corrected-two-rival-self-driving-cars-have-close-call-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Autonomous Vehicles Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:20:39 +0000 1304891 at http://wardsauto.com The Future of Autonomous Technology http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mega supplier Continental details technology and gives roadmap of global rules for implementation of autonomous tech through 2020. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Continental Autonomous Vehicles Design Future Products National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Safety Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:59:00 +0000 1302441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sales of components related to autonomous driver assist technologies set to soar.</strong></p> Will Hare or Tortoise Win Autonomous Car Race? http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race <div class="node-body article-body">Vision Zero mandates will create the proverbial hockey stick growth chart for ADAS systems beginning this year, resulting in an $11.4 billion (€10 billion) market by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Continental National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Safety Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1302481 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford Focus with automatic emergency braking easily avoids hitting child dummy.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Connectivity Links Chinese Automakers, Tech Firms http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/connectivity-links-chinese-automakers-tech-firms <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We are moving away from the mechanical expertise that dominated the (Chinese) auto industry,” says Thilo Koslowski of market researcher Gartner. “There are no boundaries in the way the technology companies are thinking about automobiles.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/connectivity-links-chinese-automakers-tech-firms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/connectivity-links-chinese-automakers-tech-firms#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Unspecified Companies Global Sources Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Internet OE-Supplier Relations Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:40:00 +0000 1298841 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>LeTV shows console of smart car it is working on with Beijing Auto at the Shanghai Auto Show in April, but also aims to produce its own smart car.</strong></p> Airbag Recall Costs Prompt Honda to Restate Earnings http://wardsauto.com/airbag-recall-costs-prompt-honda-restate-earnings <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese automaker, citing an expanded recall of vehicles equipped with potentially defective Takata airbags, revises its operating profit for the last fiscal year downward by 19%.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/airbag-recall-costs-prompt-honda-restate-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Japan Finance Safety Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:25:00 +0000 1304921 at http://wardsauto.com Takata CEO Compensation Cut in Latest Fiscal Year http://wardsauto.com/takata-ceo-compensation-cut-latest-fiscal-year <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Regulatory filings do not specify Shigehisa Takada's compensation for the fiscal year ended March 31 but it did not exceed ¥100 million, less than half the ¥206 million he received a year earlier.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/takata-ceo-compensation-cut-latest-fiscal-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Japan Finance Labor & Human Resources Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:48:00 +0000 1304911 at http://wardsauto.com Duramax Seeks Tow-Hold Among Compact Trucks http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/duramax-seeks-tow-hold-among-compact-trucks <div class="node-body article-body">Block, head, pistons, connecting rods and crankshaft are among carry-over parts on 2.8L diesel slated for Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon, but unique features include an exhaust brake and torque converter with vibration-absorbing qualities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/duramax-seeks-tow-hold-among-compact-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/duramax-seeks-tow-hold-among-compact-trucks#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Thailand Chevrolet Denso GMC Emissions Engine Fuel Economy Product Development centrifugal pendulum absorber Chevy Colorado CPA Diesel Duramax turbodiesel GM Thailand GMC Canyon Honeywell Nemak Rayong Scott Yackley SCR Tupy Wentzville Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:56:00 +0000 1303111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Duramax 2.8L 4-cyl. churns out 369 lb.-ft. (500 Nm) of twist at 2,000 rpm, trouncing 3.6L gasoline V-6.</strong></p> Toyota, Nissan Expanding Takata Airbag Recall Globally http://wardsauto.com/toyota-nissan-expanding-takata-airbag-recall-globally <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese automakers are recalling an additional 3.2 million vehicles following supplier Takata's agreement with U.S. regulators' order to declare more airbag inflators defective.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/toyota-nissan-expanding-takata-airbag-recall-globally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World Airbags Safety Thu, 25 Jun 2015 05:29:00 +0000 1304241 at http://wardsauto.com