Suppliers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53468/more en EU Trade Group: Foreign Auto Parts Makers Won't Need Chinese JV Partners http://wardsauto.com/eu-trade-group-foreign-auto-parts-makers-wont-need-chinese-jv-partners <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China dismisses a newspaper report that foreign auto parts makers will be required to form joint ventures with local partners. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/eu-trade-group-foreign-auto-parts-makers-wont-need-chinese-jv-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Politics Asia Pacific Suppliers China Component Trade Tue, 02 Sep 2014 03:34:00 +0000 1104021 at http://wardsauto.com Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-9 <div class="node-body article-body">Continental arrives in Silicon Valley; Visteon wireless charging pulls plugs on ’15 Cadillacs; DTE solar system puts charge in Ford EVs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-9#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. South Korea Sweden AB Volvo Audi Autoliv Cadillac Continental Ford Visteon Volvo Car Charging Climate Controls/HVAC Dual Clutch (DCT) Electric Vehicles Future Products Information & Entertainment OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Safety LG Preh Texas Instruments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:06:00 +0000 1099741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>LG says DCT motor circumvents concerns about rare-earth supply.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124 <div class="node-body article-body">Continental makes Newport News news; BorgWarner, Faurecia expand emissions-control capabilities; Alcoa sheds inefficient Italian aluminum smelter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124#comments Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Italy BorgWarner Continental Faurecia Federal-Mogul Aluminum Capacity Utilization Component Employment Global Sources Logistics Production Turbocharger Alcoa Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:45:00 +0000 1098321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BorgWarner steps up emissions technology output at Illinois plant.</strong></p> Honda Recalling 63,200 Vehicles Over Defective Takata Airbag http://wardsauto.com/honda-recalling-63200-vehicles-over-defective-takata-airbag <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker says the driver's-side airbag in certain '12-'15 CR-V, Civic, Brio and Amaze models sold mainly in China could contain inflators that open too forcefully and shoot metal fragments into the cabin.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/honda-recalling-63200-vehicles-over-defective-takata-airbag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers Japan Component OE-Supplier Relations Safety Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:28:00 +0000 1097961 at http://wardsauto.com Oz Panel: Allow Used-Car Imports, Drop New-Car Tariff http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-panel-allow-used-car-imports-drop-new-car-tariff <div class="node-body article-body">The Productivity Commission report says eliminating the 5% tariff on new imported cars once GM Holden, Ford and Toyota end local production might be justified, but it also “notes the effect on government revenue.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-panel-allow-used-car-imports-drop-new-car-tariff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-panel-allow-used-car-imports-drop-new-car-tariff#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers Australia Ford Holden Toyota Finance Labor & Human Resources Production Restructuring Supply Chain Tariffs Trade Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries Productivity Commission Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:32:00 +0000 1096241 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Duties on BMWs, other imports raised A$920 million last fiscal year.</strong></p> Delphi’s Tool to Keep Cool http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-s-tool-keep-cool <div class="node-body article-body">The supplier’s Cold Storage Evaporator, which goes into production next year, can keep the cabin cool up to two minutes while the engine is off in a micro-hybrid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-s-tool-keep-cool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-s-tool-keep-cool#comments Premium Limited Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Delphi Climate Controls/HVAC Emissions Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Product Development air conditioning aluminum climate control cold storage evaporator compressor Delphi Thermal Erich Becker evaporator phase-change material Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:50:00 +0000 1090741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Device captures energy produced when AC runs normally. Frozen phase-change material within evaporator&rsquo;s upper chamber provides cool air while engine off.</strong></p> Bosch Breaks Ground for $40 Million Tech Center Expansion http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/bosch-breaks-ground-40-million-tech-center-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Work at the technical center will continue to involve several Bosch divisions, including Electrical Drives, Starter Motors and Generators, as well as Chassis Systems Control and Automotive Electronics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/bosch-breaks-ground-40-million-tech-center-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/bosch-breaks-ground-40-million-tech-center-expansion#comments Premium Limited Supply Chain Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Bosch Autonomous Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Employment Global Sources Product Development Suspension Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:40:00 +0000 1093781 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>E</strong><strong>xpansion will nearly double size of existing facility, have capacity for 1,400 people.</strong></p> Hyundai, Korea Workers’ Union Hold Emergency Talks http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-korea-workers-union-hold-emergency-talks <div class="node-body article-body">Should Hyundai’s labor costs go up inordinately by accepting the union’s wage-recalculation demand, suppliers would be squeezed to cut their margins and they would do likewise with their own smaller suppliers of parts, materials and services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-korea-workers-union-hold-emergency-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-korea-workers-union-hold-emergency-talks#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers South Korea Hyundai Kia Labor & Human Resources OE-Supplier Relations Production Korea Metal Workers Union Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:30:00 +0000 1093351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker scrambling to keep assembly line moving.</strong></p> Finally, Voice of Reason http://wardsauto.com/blog/finally-voice-reason <div class="node-body blog-body">The concept of an autopilot is not new, particularly in aerospace. But Owens notes even the airline industry has never crossed that threshold by placing hundreds of lives solely in the digital hands of a computer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/finally-voice-reason" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/finally-voice-reason#comments Blog Management & Strategy Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Delphi Autonomous Vehicles Fuel Economy Product Development Safety adaptive cruise control autopilot collision mitigation Delphi Electronics and Safety Google car Jeff Owens lane-departure warning President Obama radar vehicle-to-infrastructure vehicle-to-vehicle Road Ahead Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:08:00 +0000 1091361 at http://wardsauto.com Delphi Technology Showcase http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-technology-showcase <div class="node-body gallery-body">Delphi hosted a media event to highlight connectivity and active safety at its Auburn Hills, MI, Customer Technology Center. Other suppliers have demonstrated self-driving functionality on the road, but Delphi's prototypes at the event were stationary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-technology-showcase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-technology-showcase#comments Public Management & Strategy Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Delphi Autonomous Vehicles Product Development Safety Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:07:00 +0000 1090811 at http://wardsauto.com