Suppliers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53468/more en Continental AG CEO Says Audi Recall No Threat to Guidance http://wardsauto.com/continental-ag-ceo-says-audi-recall-no-threat-guidance <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Earlier this month Audi said it was recalling 850,000 cars worldwide, because potentially faulty software may prevent airbags on its A4 model from deploying.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/continental-ag-ceo-says-audi-recall-no-threat-guidance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Germany Finance Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:41:00 +0000 1148101 at http://wardsauto.com German Headlight Maker Hella to Raise €278 Million in IPO http://wardsauto.com/german-headlight-maker-hella-raise-278-million-ipo <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Hella has placed about 11.1 million shares with institutional investors at €25.00 apiece, in a move it says will open the door to a listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/german-headlight-maker-hella-raise-278-million-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Germany Finance Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:10:00 +0000 1148111 at http://wardsauto.com Johnson Controls Profit Beats Estimates as Car Seat Demand Rises http://wardsauto.com/johnson-controls-profit-beats-estimates-car-seat-demand-rises <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Sales in the company's automotive experience unit, which makes car seats, floor consoles and overhead systems, rose 3% to $5.3 billion in the fourth quarter. The business accounted for about half of the company's total revenue.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/johnson-controls-profit-beats-estimates-car-seat-demand-rises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers North America U.S. Finance Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:09:00 +0000 1147041 at http://wardsauto.com In Glow of Apple, NXP Pitches Tap-to-Pay Technology to Car Makers http://wardsauto.com/glow-apple-nxp-pitches-tap-pay-technology-car-makers <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Instead of keys, automobile rental companies could send codes to their customers near-field-communcations-enabled smartphones that would let them open the door and turn on the ignition.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/glow-apple-nxp-pitches-tap-pay-technology-car-makers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Information & Entertainment Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:00:00 +0000 1147061 at http://wardsauto.com Oz Government to Aid Industry Post-Auto Production http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/oz-government-aid-industry-post-auto-production <div class="node-body article-body">Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says the program aims to identify new investment opportunities for Australian industry as it transitions from its traditional base to new, higher value-added and globally linked manufacturing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/oz-government-aid-industry-post-auto-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/oz-government-aid-industry-post-auto-production#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Australia Ford Holden Toyota Politics Employment Labor & Human Resources Production Restructuring Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:53:00 +0000 1145901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota production leaving Australia by end of 2017.</strong></p> TRW Launches New-Gen Electric Power-Steering Systems http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-launches-new-gen-electric-power-steering-systems-0 <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The technology is based on a modular and scalable architecture which allows for greater freedom of packaging and design for a broad range of applications and helps lower lifecycle costs, the supplier says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-launches-new-gen-electric-power-steering-systems-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-launches-new-gen-electric-power-steering-systems-0#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. TRW Chassis Global Sources Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:07:00 +0000 1144841 at http://wardsauto.com SAE 2014 Convergence Detroit http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-2014-convergence-detroit <div class="node-body gallery-body">Automotive engineers gathered recently at Detroit's Cobo Center for SAE 2014 Convergence to map the future of electronics as it enables autonomous vehicles, electric drivetrains, new human-machine interfaces, greater connectivity and faster computing speeds. The conference featured several panel sessions, and 70 companies exhibited on the show floor. IAV also demonstrated its highly automated concept vehicle on Detroit highways.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-2014-convergence-detroit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-2014-convergence-detroit#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Delphi Dodge General Motors SRT Autonomous Vehicles Electric Vehicles Electronics Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Information & Entertainment Product Development Safety Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:23:00 +0000 1143561 at http://wardsauto.com Continental May Target Asia for Next Acquisition http://wardsauto.com/continental-may-target-asia-next-acquisition <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Continental's chief financial officer says the German auto-parts and and tire manufacturer may be ready to expand further once it receives regulators' OK for its purchase of U.S.-based Veyance Technologies. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/continental-may-target-asia-next-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Germany Finance Globalization Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:33:00 +0000 1142871 at http://wardsauto.com Cars Growing Increasingly Intelligent http://wardsauto.com/north-america/cars-growing-increasingly-intelligent <div class="field-deck"> SAE 2014 Convergence </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With NFC, “we can now add things like unpairing, which is something that we really, really want to promote people to do, especially if you’re driving rental cars and so on,” says Ford's Jim Buczkowski. “You don’t want to leave any of your identity in the vehicle. Often today, we’re so quick to get out of the vehicle, we don’t do that.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/cars-growing-increasingly-intelligent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/cars-growing-increasingly-intelligent#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Germany Chrysler Ford Mercedes Autonomous Vehicles Electronics Future Products Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Information & Entertainment Product Development Safety Voice Activation Alan Amici Apple Convergence Flextronics Google Harald Kroeger iPhone 6 J.D. Power Jim Buczkowski Kent Helfrick near-field communication self-driving cars UConnect voice recognition Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:31:00 +0000 1142121 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford&rsquo;s Jim Buczkowski and Flextronics&rsquo; Kent Helfrick speak at Convergence.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/technology-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">BorgWarner turbocharger helps new Volvo fight above weight; cloudy forecast for Visteon HMI technology; Harman system gives NVH silent treatment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/technology-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/technology-roundup#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center North America U.S. BorgWarner Chrysler Ford General Motors Visteon Volvo Car Diesel Future Products Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Li-ion Lighting Sound Systems Tires Turbocharger Vehicle Interiors Cooper Tire Freescale Semiconductor Harman Kiekert Renesas U.S. Advanced Battery Consortium Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:24:00 +0000 1142171 at http://wardsauto.com