Auto Makers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53466/more en China Vehicle Production Up 2.2% in August http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-vehicle-production-22-august <div class="node-body article-body">FAW Volkswagen was the leading manufacturer in August, following a brief stint in second place last month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-vehicle-production-22-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-vehicle-production-22-august#comments Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Auto Makers Production Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:20:00 +0000 1127401 at http://wardsauto.com GAZ Launches GAZelle NEXT in Turkey http://wardsauto.com/europe/gaz-launches-gazelle-next-turkey <div class="node-body article-body">Semi-knocked-down assembly at the Mersa Otomotive plant in Sakarya marks the first output of the Euro 5-compatible line outside of GAZ’s home market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/gaz-launches-gazelle-next-turkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/gaz-launches-gazelle-next-turkey#comments Public Plants & Production Auto Makers Europe Russia Turkey GAZ Vehicle Assembly Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:03:00 +0000 1127241 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace" style="line-height:normal"><b>NEXT in production at GAZ&rsquo;s Nizhny Novgorod operations.</b><o:p></o:p></p> GM Russia Plant in Third Unscheduled Shutdown of Year http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-russia-plant-third-unscheduled-shutdown-year <div class="node-body article-body">While all global automakers are seeing the Russian market contract, GM deliveries are falling at a faster rate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-russia-plant-third-unscheduled-shutdown-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-russia-plant-third-unscheduled-shutdown-year#comments Premium Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chevrolet Opel/Vauxhall Capacity Utilization Production Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:52:00 +0000 1126691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker obligated to raise output 230% by 2015 despite sales slide.</strong></p> Indian Automaker Maruti Suzuki Plans Recall http://wardsauto.com/indian-automaker-maruti-suzuki-plans-recall <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">India's largest automaker says the recall covers nearly 70,000 cars with potentially defective wiring harnesses.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/indian-automaker-maruti-suzuki-plans-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific India Component Safety Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:11:00 +0000 1127061 at http://wardsauto.com New Diesel Jetta’s Trump Card for ’15 http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/new-diesel-jetta-s-trump-card-15 <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Vehicle Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VWA has led the U.S. in the diesel category, where TDI take rates have hovered around 40% for the Passat sedan, 35% for the Jetta and 23% for the brand overall. So the expanded availability of the even better new 2.0L should be a hit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/new-diesel-jetta-s-trump-card-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/new-diesel-jetta-s-trump-card-15#comments Public Auto Makers Diesel Resource Center Vehicle Test Drives North America U.S. Volkswagen Diesel Vehicle Test Drives Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:05:00 +0000 1126291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New grille, optional bi-xenon lamps highlight exterior tweaks.</strong></p> '15 Volkswagen Jetta TDI http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/15-volkswagen-jetta-tdi <div class="node-body gallery-body">The new 2.0L is VW's sixth-generation diesel for the American market. Refinement, fuel-economy and power never were better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/15-volkswagen-jetta-tdi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/15-volkswagen-jetta-tdi#comments Public Auto Makers Diesel Resource Center Vehicle Test Drives North America U.S. Volkswagen Diesel Vehicle Test Drives Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:04:00 +0000 1125791 at http://wardsauto.com Mustang Design Incorporates Cues From Past in Modern Interpretation http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mustang-design-incorporates-cues-past-modern-interpretation <div class="node-body article-body">The Mustang’s chief designer says cues from the ’65 and ’67 models were retained in creating a modern interpretation of iconic pony car. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mustang-design-incorporates-cues-past-modern-interpretation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mustang-design-incorporates-cues-past-modern-interpretation#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford Exterior Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:40:00 +0000 1126301 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New platform allows for lower-slung, aggressive stance for &rsquo;15 Mustang.&nbsp;</strong></p> Philippines May Earmark $600 Million to Grow Auto Sector http://wardsauto.com/philippines-may-earmark-600-million-grow-auto-sector <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The government subsidies are under discussion in a country where vehicle ownership is the lowest among Southeast Asia's five biggest economies.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/philippines-may-earmark-600-million-grow-auto-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Philippines Politics Finance Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:01:00 +0000 1127041 at http://wardsauto.com Renault Eolab Concept a Fuel-Efficient Tour de Force http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-eolab-concept-fuel-efficient-tour-de-force <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Paris Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Volkswagen reportedly has been working on similar technology and may show off a similar concept in Paris. But Renault wants to be the first automaker to offer a B-segment compact family car that delivers 235 mpg and can carry four people.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-eolab-concept-fuel-efficient-tour-de-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-eolab-concept-fuel-efficient-tour-de-force#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology France Renault 2014 Paris Auto Show Aerodynamics Emissions Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:51:00 +0000 1126281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Designers sought roominess after engineers tackled technology.</strong></p> Toyota to Expand, Upgrade Retail Outlets in Malaysia http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-expand-upgrade-retail-outlets-malaysia <div class="node-body article-body">UMW Toyota says it will need more dealer showrooms to hit its target of a 15% market share.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-expand-upgrade-retail-outlets-malaysia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-expand-upgrade-retail-outlets-malaysia#comments Premium Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Malaysia Toyota Retail Sales & Marketing Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:29:00 +0000 1126601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Demand for Toyota vehicles on rise in Malaysia.</strong></p>