By Topic http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53469/more en Forecast: December Sales Set to Reach 10-Year High http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-december-sales-set-reach-10-year-high <div class="node-body article-body">The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.51 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 16.95 million-unit SAAR.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-december-sales-set-reach-10-year-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-december-sales-set-reach-10-year-high#comments Public Gated Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:01:00 +0000 1187731 at http://wardsauto.com China Production Inches Up 1.2% in November http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-production-inches-12-november <div class="node-body article-body">SAIC GM-Wuling’s Hongguang van remained the most produced model in November, accounting for 3.4% of total vehicle builds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-production-inches-12-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-production-inches-12-november#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Asia Pacific China Auto Makers Production Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:41:00 +0000 1187541 at http://wardsauto.com Global Recall Covers 288,000 Dodge Ram Pickups http://wardsauto.com/global-recall-covers-288000-dodge-ram-pickups <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The successor to Chrysler Group, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US, has notified U.S. safety regulators that a loose fastener in the 2005 model-year pickups may loosen and cause the rear axle to lock up or detach. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/global-recall-covers-288000-dodge-ram-pickups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology World Chassis National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:37:00 +0000 1187311 at http://wardsauto.com Mercedes Recalls Sprinter Vans With Possible Oil Leak http://wardsauto.com/mercedes-recalls-sprinter-vans-possible-oil-leak <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The recall covers 8,279 Sprinter 2500- and 3500-model vans from the 2014 and 2015 model years with chain tensioner gaskets that may allow oil to leak, raising the risk of a fire or stalling engine.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/mercedes-recalls-sprinter-vans-possible-oil-leak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Safety Vehicles & Technology Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:22:00 +0000 1187331 at http://wardsauto.com Kia, Nissan React to Slump in Electric Vehicle Sales http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/kia-nissan-react-slump-electric-vehicle-sales <div class="field-byline"> Sean Muller </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Could more advertising be the answer to sluggish EV demand?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/kia-nissan-react-slump-electric-vehicle-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/kia-nissan-react-slump-electric-vehicle-sales#comments Public Industry Voices Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Advertising Electric Vehicles Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:15:00 +0000 1184691 at http://wardsauto.com Despite Falling Gas Prices, CAFE Targets Unlikely to Change http://wardsauto.com/politics/despite-falling-gas-prices-cafe-targets-unlikely-change <div class="node-body article-body">The increasingly global nature of the auto industry and emissions regulations all but rule out major changes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/despite-falling-gas-prices-cafe-targets-unlikely-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/despite-falling-gas-prices-cafe-targets-unlikely-change#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford General Motors Hyundai Toyota Emissions Fuel Economy Product Development Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:24:00 +0000 1182231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cheap gas won&rsquo;t hurt demand for new Mirai fuel-cell car or next-generation Prius, Toyota says.</strong></p> U.K.’s November LV Output Slips Below Break-Even http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-s-november-lv-output-slips-below-break-even <div class="node-body article-body">Car production for the U.K. market jumped 31.8%, but the overall November result dipped into negative territory thanks to a 6.2% drop in builds for export.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-s-november-lv-output-slips-below-break-even" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-s-november-lv-output-slips-below-break-even#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe United Kingdom Unspecified Companies Engine Production Vehicle Assembly Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:22:00 +0000 1185991 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Industry group not discouraged by November dip.</strong></p> Costs Down, So Subaru Australia Cuts Prices http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/costs-down-so-subaru-australia-cuts-prices <div class="node-body article-body">A more favorable exchange rate, pending free-trade agreement and manufacturing efficiency gains have enabled the automaker to slash stickers up to 12.8%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/costs-down-so-subaru-australia-cuts-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/costs-down-so-subaru-australia-cuts-prices#comments Premium Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Subaru Retail Sales & Marketing Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:59:00 +0000 1186431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Outback 3.6R prices reduced 17.2%.</strong></p> UPDATE 1-Nissan-Renault has suspended orders on some models in Russia http://wardsauto.com/update-1-nissan-renault-has-suspended-orders-some-models-russia <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds quotes from CEO, detail on actions in Russia)</p> <p>By Mari Saito</p> <p>TOKYO, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Japan's Nissan Motor Co and French partner Renault SA have stopped taking orders for some cars in Russia and could raise prices on others if the rouble's plunge continues, alliance Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said on Friday.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-1-nissan-renault-has-suspended-orders-some-models-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Sales & Marketing Finance Trade Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:03:55 +0000 1187121 at http://wardsauto.com Cadillac CT6 Interior Rearview Mirror to Stream Video http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cadillac-ct6-interior-rearview-mirror-stream-video <div class="node-body article-body">GM claims the mirror improves the driver’s field of vision by an estimated 300%, or roughly four times greater than a standard rearview mirror.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cadillac-ct6-interior-rearview-mirror-stream-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cadillac-ct6-interior-rearview-mirror-stream-video#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Cadillac Cameras Future Products Vehicle Interiors Cadillac CT6 rearview mirror Super Cruise Travis Hester Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:00:00 +0000 1185701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cadillac CTS rearview mirror streams video.</strong></p>