By Region http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53476/more en Toyota Announces Mirai Dealers http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-announces-mirai-dealers <div class="node-body article-body">Eight California Toyota dealers will begin taking orders for the hydrogen-fuel-cell sedan this summer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-announces-mirai-dealers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-announces-mirai-dealers#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Toyota Retail Sales & Marketing Fuel-Cell Vehicles Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 1274511 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mirai on sale in California late this year.</strong></p> BMW Trims China Production Amid Slowdown http://wardsauto.com/bmw-trims-china-production-amid-slowdown <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The German automaker, rather than step up marketing efforts, is rolling back production in the world's largest car market, where growth rates have slowed from double-digits to about 7% this year.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/bmw-trims-china-production-amid-slowdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific China Production Sales Results Wed, 06 May 2015 13:21:00 +0000 1274531 at http://wardsauto.com European Automakers Want Delay in Stricter Emissions Testing http://wardsauto.com/european-automakers-want-delay-stricter-emissions-testing <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The ACEA industry association says new European Commission rules closing loopholes in emissions-testing protocols should be pushed back to 2020 from the current "unrealistic" 2017 deadline.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/european-automakers-want-delay-stricter-emissions-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Emissions European Commission Vehicles & Technology Wed, 06 May 2015 13:02:00 +0000 1274541 at http://wardsauto.com NHTSA Probes Possible Fire Risk From FCA Recall Repair http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-probes-possible-fire-risk-fca-recall-repair <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">NHTSA says it has received eight reports of fires in Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs following repairs made under a 2014 recall over a potential electrical defect. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-probes-possible-fire-risk-fca-recall-repair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Vehicles & Technology Wed, 06 May 2015 11:57:00 +0000 1274471 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Student Competition: Seung Joong Kim http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wardsauto-interiors-student-competition-seung-joong-kim <div class="node-body video-body">College for Creative Studies student Seung Joong Kim presents his project, an elegant, minimalist design that emphasizes sustainable materials and is inspired by modular wooden furniture. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wardsauto-interiors-student-competition-seung-joong-kim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wardsauto-interiors-student-competition-seung-joong-kim#comments Public Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Interior Wed, 06 May 2015 11:34:00 +0000 1269591 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Shelby GT350 Best Mustang Ever, Performance Director Says http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ford-shelby-gt350-best-mustang-ever-performance-director-says <div class="node-body article-body">The Ford Shelby GT350, set to launch later this year, comes with a litany of upgrades over the all-new ’15 Mustang GT with performance pack.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ford-shelby-gt350-best-mustang-ever-performance-director-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ford-shelby-gt350-best-mustang-ever-performance-director-says#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford Brakes Carbon Fiber Suspension Wheels Wed, 06 May 2015 10:27:00 +0000 1273891 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford says GT350 has most track-credible brake system ever offered on a production Mustang.</strong></p> Why Audi No Longer Rules Luxury Interiors http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/why-audi-no-longer-rules-luxury-interiors <div class="field-deck"> 2015 10 Best Interiors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We think this chapter of Audi’s dominance peaked in 2011 and 2012, when the magnificent A8 and A7 were named Ward’s 10 Best Interiors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/why-audi-no-longer-rules-luxury-interiors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/why-audi-no-longer-rules-luxury-interiors#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Audi Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Interior Vehicle Interiors Wed, 06 May 2015 10:03:00 +0000 1273161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;12 A8 W12 long-wheelbase sedan marked zenith of Audi&rsquo;s interior design superiority. &nbsp;</strong></p> Mazda Does It Again, Only Better http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-does-it-again-only-better <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s the little things that separate the bigger sedan from its Mazda3 sibling and give the Mazda6 a more finely tuned appearance. The list includes a more luxurious center console, trimmed in padded leather.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-does-it-again-only-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-does-it-again-only-better#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Mazda Interior Wed, 06 May 2015 09:36:00 +0000 1273921 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>With its upscale equipment and just right touch of bling, Mazda6 looks like luxury car.</strong></p> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Winner: Mazda6 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-winner-mazda6 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The redesigned Mazda6 won a Ward&#39;s 10 Best Interiors trophy two years ago, and this midcycle refresh delivers a new display screen and multimedia interface, as well as more premium materials.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-winner-mazda6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-winner-mazda6#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Mazda Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Wed, 06 May 2015 09:35:00 +0000 1238641 at http://wardsauto.com April Sales Keep Oz on Pace to Top 2013 Record http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/april-sales-keep-oz-pace-top-2013-record <div class="node-body article-body">Analysts had expected a slow April, but SUV sales climbed 17% year-over-year and light-commercial deliveries rose 3.4%, enough to offset a 10.3% drop in car sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/april-sales-keep-oz-pace-top-2013-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/april-sales-keep-oz-pace-top-2013-record#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Holden Hyundai Mazda Toyota Volkswagen Sales Results Wed, 06 May 2015 09:01:00 +0000 1273841 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hot-selling new CX-3 helps Mazda claim 10.1% market share.</strong></p>