By Topic http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53469/more en German Workers Warn Auto Bosses Not to Compromise Rights in TTIP http://wardsauto.com/german-workers-warn-auto-bosses-not-compromise-rights-ttip <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">IG Metall says it won't accept lower bars for environmental and consumer protection or a hollowing out of worker rights under the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/german-workers-warn-auto-bosses-not-compromise-rights-ttip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Europe Germany Labor & Human Resources Trade Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:39:00 +0000 1211251 at http://wardsauto.com Ram CEO Says 29-MPG EcoDiesel Pickups Will Be Plentiful http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ram-ceo-says-29-mpg-ecodiesel-pickups-will-be-plentiful <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ram CEO Bob Hegbloom says consumers have been asking for the EcoDiesel engine in other body configurations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ram-ceo-says-29-mpg-ecodiesel-pickups-will-be-plentiful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ram-ceo-says-29-mpg-ecodiesel-pickups-will-be-plentiful#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ram 2015 North American International Auto Show Diesel Sales Results Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1208251 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hegbloom says Ram 1500 diesel take rate to reach 20%.&nbsp;</strong></p> PSA’s Road to Recovery Takes Turn Through Spain http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-s-road-recovery-takes-turn-through-spain <div class="node-body article-body">Peugeot was the most popular brand in Europe last year, when sales climbed 8.1% to 952,000 units. Citroen deliveries grew 7.2% to 689,000. The Citroen total includes 85,900 units of the newly launched DS brand of premium vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-s-road-recovery-takes-turn-through-spain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-s-road-recovery-takes-turn-through-spain#comments Premium Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Finance & Insurance Resource Center Europe - Regional Spain Citroen Peugeot Retail Sales Results Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1206431 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Automaker to grow DS premium brand dealer network.&nbsp;</p> U.K. Car Build in 2014 Best Since 2007; CVs Off 19.7% http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-car-build-2014-best-2007-cvs-197 <div class="node-body article-body">China now is the U.K.’s second-largest market outside the European Union, accounting for about 12% of exports in 2014 compared with just 1% in 2007.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-car-build-2014-best-2007-cvs-197" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-car-build-2014-best-2007-cvs-197#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Europe United Kingdom Auto Makers Engine Production Trade Vehicle Assembly Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1209551 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Parent Tata steadily raising investment in JLR&rsquo;s U.K. production facilities.</strong></p> Mitsubishi to Inaugurate New Philippines Plant Amidst Record Market http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/mitsubishi-inaugurate-new-philippines-plant-amidst-record-market <div class="node-body article-body">The Japanese automaker’s new plant, a former Ford facility, will have an initial capacity of 50,000 units annually, but can be upgraded to 100,000.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/mitsubishi-inaugurate-new-philippines-plant-amidst-record-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/mitsubishi-inaugurate-new-philippines-plant-amidst-record-market#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Philippines Mitsubishi Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1210721 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mitsubishi Cainta plant built last vehicle Dec. 16.</strong></p> India's Maruti Profits Up, But Shy of Estimate http://wardsauto.com/indias-maruti-profits-shy-estimate <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Maruti sees 18% profit increase for final three months of 2014, but misses analyst expectations.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/indias-maruti-profits-shy-estimate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Finance Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:05:00 +0000 1211021 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan to Assemble New Frontier in Mexico http://wardsauto.com/nissan-assemble-new-frontier-mexico <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Nissan will assemble the sixth generation Frontier midsize pickup in Mexico, mostly for the domestic market.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nissan-assemble-new-frontier-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production North America Mexico Vehicle Assembly Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:00:00 +0000 1210981 at http://wardsauto.com South Korea Vehicle Sales Up 25.4% in December http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/south-korea-vehicle-sales-254-december <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">South Korea vehicle sales totaled 172,007 units for December 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/south-korea-vehicle-sales-254-december" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/south-korea-vehicle-sales-254-december#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific South Korea Auto Makers Sales Results Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:15:00 +0000 1210731 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan Planning for Post-EV-Incentives World http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-planning-post-ev-incentives-world <div class="node-body article-body">Renegotiating the quota for federal EV credits and making the Leaf more attractive are areas Nissan is exploring.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-planning-post-ev-incentives-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-planning-post-ev-incentives-world#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Nissan Electric Vehicles credits Electric Vehicles EVs federal incentives Leaf Nissan Pierre Loing Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1197931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nissan Leaf EV.</strong></p> Bentley Climbs Red Dune in SUV Quest http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bentley-climbs-red-dune-suv-quest <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bentley’s new Bentayga arrives later this year and will offer the brand’s first diesel engine (but not in the U.S.) and, eventually, a plug-in hybrid option. Some 4,000 hand-raisers are interested in the SUV. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bentley-climbs-red-dune-suv-quest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bentley-climbs-red-dune-suv-quest#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Dealers Sales & Marketing Diesel Resource Center North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. United Kingdom Bentley Porsche 2015 North American International Auto Show Employment Product Development Production Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Bentayga Bentley Flying Spur Continental Crewe Diesel Dubai Mulsanne Porsche Cayenne Pyms Lane Red Dune Rolf Frech SUV V-8 W-12 Wolfgang Durheimer Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1206601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bentley Board Member Rolf Frech scaled Dubai&rsquo;s Red Dune in forthcoming Bentayga.</strong></p>