Suppliers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53468/more en Famed Coachbuilder Bertone Bound for Auction Block http://wardsauto.com/europe/famed-coachbuilder-bertone-bound-auction-block <div class="node-body article-body">History does not favor family names under corporate management; marques including Vignale, Ghia, Francis-Lombardi and Frua disappeared from the scene shortly after being sold by their founders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/famed-coachbuilder-bertone-bound-auction-block" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/famed-coachbuilder-bertone-bound-auction-block#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Italy Alfa Romeo Cadillac Chevrolet Ferrari Fiat Lamborghini Lancia Body Exterior Restructuring Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:41:00 +0000 1322571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Marcello Gambini&nbsp;<em>(right)</em>&nbsp;designed Lamborghini Miura for Bertone.</strong></p> Powertrain Tech Boom Coming But Consumers Unprepared, Experts Say http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/powertrain-tech-boom-coming-consumers-unprepared-experts-say <div class="node-body article-body">The knowledge gap already could be affecting sales of advanced-technology vehicles, which last year accounted for 3.5% of the nearly 17 million cars and trucks sold in the U.S., according to WardsAuto data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/powertrain-tech-boom-coming-consumers-unprepared-experts-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/powertrain-tech-boom-coming-consumers-unprepared-experts-say#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BorgWarner Chevrolet Automatic Continuously Variable (CVT) Diesel Dual Clutch (DCT) Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Turbocharger Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1319061 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Complex technology, low fuel prices conspire against alternative-propulsion vehicles.</strong></p> Sirius XM Hikes 2015 U.S. Revenue, Subscription Forecasts http://wardsauto.com/sirius-xm-hikes-2015-us-revenue-subscription-forecasts <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The satellite-radio service says robust U.S. auto sales prompted it to raise its full-year subscriber forecast from 1.2 million to 1.4 million, and boost its revenue forecast from $4.5 million to $4.47 million.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sirius-xm-hikes-2015-us-revenue-subscription-forecasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Suppliers North America U.S. Finance Sales Results Supply Chain Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:45:00 +0000 1321231 at http://wardsauto.com Valeo Boosts 2015 Profit Forecast http://wardsauto.com/valeo-boosts-2015-profit-forecast <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The French automotive supplier revises its full-year profit forecast after first-half net income soared 34% and sales climbed 15% to beat analysts' estimates. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/valeo-boosts-2015-profit-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe France Finance Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:06:00 +0000 1320191 at http://wardsauto.com Johnson Controls Reports Q3 Profit Up http://wardsauto.com/johnson-controls-reports-q3-profit <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The largest automotive supplier in the U.S. says third-quarter net income more than doubled from the prior year, from $230 million to $503 million. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/johnson-controls-reports-q3-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Finance Vehicle Interiors Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:29:00 +0000 1319491 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Faurecia Raises 2015 Profit Margin http://wardsauto.com/supplier-faurecia-raises-2015-profit-margin <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The French automotive supplier, citing sales growth in Europe and North America and a weak euro, says first-half net income nearly doubled from like-2014.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/supplier-faurecia-raises-2015-profit-margin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe France Finance Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:26:00 +0000 1319351 at http://wardsauto.com Global Automakers See New, Revived Prospects in Iran http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/global-automakers-see-new-revived-prospects-iran <div class="node-body article-body">Renault and PSA, both with a significant history of manufacturing activities in Iran, are in advanced negotiations on new projects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/global-automakers-see-new-revived-prospects-iran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/global-automakers-see-new-revived-prospects-iran#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Africa / Middle East Iran Daimler Kia PSA Renault Volkswagen Sales & Marketing Globalization Product Development Production Trade Vehicle Assembly Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:11:00 +0000 1317981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Local automaker Iran Khodro builds Renault Tondar 90.</strong></p> With TRW, ZF Shows Off ‘Wide Portfolio’ http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-zf-shows-wide-portfolio <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers and designers from ZF and the former TRW have been sharing notes, exchanging ideas and identifying best practices, and some of the resulting technologies will be ready for market in the near future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-zf-shows-wide-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-zf-shows-wide-portfolio#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany TRW ZF Automatic Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Brakes Cameras Electric Vehicles Product Development Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:02:00 +0000 1315911 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>ZF&rsquo;s Smart Urban Vehicle concept can articulate front wheels 75 degrees.</strong></p> Tom Murphy ZF, TRW Product Demos in Germany http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-trw-product-demos-germany <div class="node-body gallery-body">How many automotive suppliers can design, manufacture and deliver a complete axle, 9-speed transmission, steering rack, suspension, brake calipers, electronic controllers, seatbelts and every airbag necessary to protect vehicle occupants? Only one: Germany’s ZF Friedrichshafen, after its acquisition of TRW.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-trw-product-demos-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-trw-product-demos-germany#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany TRW ZF Automatic Autonomous Vehicles Brakes Cameras Collision Avoidance Electric Vehicles Product Development Safety Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:01:00 +0000 1315921 at http://wardsauto.com New Shelby Mustang to Sport Oz Carbon-Fiber Wheels http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-shelby-mustang-sport-oz-carbon-fiber-wheels <div class="node-body article-body">Details of Carbon Revolution’s deal with Ford have not been released, but the Australian government, presiding over the impending manufacturing departure of Ford, GM Holden and Toyota, is quick to take credit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-shelby-mustang-sport-oz-carbon-fiber-wheels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-shelby-mustang-sport-oz-carbon-fiber-wheels#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Australia Ford Carbon Fiber Purchashing Wheels Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:19:00 +0000 1317051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Supplier touts carbon-fiber wheels&rsquo; weight savings.</strong></p>