Vehicles & Technology http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53470/more en 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> Ford Recalling 502,000 Mustangs With Takata Airbags http://wardsauto.com/ford-recalling-502000-mustangs-takata-airbags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker is recalling 502,500 Mustangs and Ford GT sports cars sold outside the high-humidity areas that supplier Takata said could increase the chances of its airbag inflators to malfunction. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ford-recalling-502000-mustangs-takata-airbags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags OE-Supplier Relations Safety Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:56:00 +0000 1185711 at http://wardsauto.com Fuel-Cell Cars: All Ramped Up With No Place to Go? http://wardsauto.com/blog/fuel-cell-cars-all-ramped-no-place-go <div class="node-body blog-body">Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle discussions usually turn to the I word: infrastructure. Automakers are investing too much into FCVs to guess whether refueling infrastructure will grow. It will. But for now it’s running on fumes. </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/fuel-cell-cars-all-ramped-no-place-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/fuel-cell-cars-all-ramped-no-place-go#comments Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. France Honda Hyundai Renault Volkswagen Politics Department of Energy (DOE) Emissions Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles fuel-cell vehicles fueling infrastructure hydrogen refueling stations Road Ahead Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:41:00 +0000 1183681 at http://wardsauto.com Raise Bar on London Clean-Air Plan, Automakers Say http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/raise-bar-london-clean-air-plan-automakers-say <div class="node-body article-body">Citing rapid progress in clean-diesel technology, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders is asking Transport for London to enforce the same emissions standards for gasoline and diesel vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/raise-bar-london-clean-air-plan-automakers-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/raise-bar-london-clean-air-plan-automakers-say#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center United Kingdom Auto Makers Diesel Emissions Engine Gasoline Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:31:00 +0000 1183671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&lsquo;</strong><strong>Dirty diesel&rsquo;</strong><strong> monicker no longer justified, manufacturers say.</strong></p> Acura NSX Slated for Detroit Show http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-slated-detroit-show <div class="node-body article-body">Like the last NSX, discontinued in 2005, the new model will serve as a halo car for the Acura brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-slated-detroit-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-slated-detroit-show#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Acura Future Products Turbocharger Acura Anna car Engines Honda HR-V ILX MDX NSX OH Pilot RDX Ridgeline supercar turbocharged Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:00:00 +0000 1184401 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Production Acura NSX to debut at NAIAS.</strong></p> Small-Car Policy Driving Industry Growth in Malaysia http://wardsauto.com/politics/small-car-policy-driving-industry-growth-malaysia <div class="node-body article-body">The National Automotive Policy aims to promote the creation of a competitive automotive industry in terms of employment, technology development and supply-chain improvement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/small-car-policy-driving-industry-growth-malaysia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/small-car-policy-driving-industry-growth-malaysia#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Malaysia Honda Mazda Perodua Volvo Car Capacity Utilization Charging Emissions Finance Fuel Economy Globalization Trade Vehicle Assembly Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:51:00 +0000 1182291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Perodua claims 50.8 mpg for locally built Axia Advance EEV.</strong></p> Honda Recalling 500,000-Plus Cars in China With Takata Airbags http://wardsauto.com/honda-recalling-500000-plus-cars-china-takata-airbags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">More than 85% of the 569,769 cars being recalled due to potentially defective airbags are Accord models built between May 2002 and December 2007 by the Japanese automaker's joint venture with Guangzhou Automobile Group.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/honda-recalling-500000-plus-cars-china-takata-airbags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Japan Airbags OE-Supplier Relations Safety Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:20:00 +0000 1183131 at http://wardsauto.com Research Finds New Dimension in Fuel-Cell Efficiency http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/research-finds-new-dimension-fuel-cell-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">The discovery makes monolayers of graphene, and its sister material boron nitride, attractive for possible uses as proton-conducting membranes, which are at the heart of modern fuel-cell technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/research-finds-new-dimension-fuel-cell-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/research-finds-new-dimension-fuel-cell-efficiency#comments Premium Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology China Netherlands United Kingdom Fuel-Cell Vehicles Materials Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:22:00 +0000 1175421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Studies indicate graphene could boost fuel-cell</strong><strong>&nbsp;durability.</strong></p> Takata Heightens Supplier Scrutiny Amid Airbag Crisis http://wardsauto.com/takata-heightens-supplier-scrutiny-amid-airbag-crisis <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Responding to a global recall of more than 20 million vehicles equipped with airbags that can explode, a defect blamed in five deaths, Takata is stepping up the pace of quality inspections at its key suppliers.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/takata-heightens-supplier-scrutiny-amid-airbag-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan Airbags Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Safety Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:00:00 +0000 1181121 at http://wardsauto.com Luxury Automakers Cater to Lead Feet of Well-Heeled http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/luxury-automakers-cater-lead-feet-well-heeled <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With mass-market cars now offering LED lighting, Bluetooth connectivity and even Alcantara fabrics, performance is where many luxury brands are trying to stand out. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/luxury-automakers-cater-lead-feet-well-heeled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/luxury-automakers-cater-lead-feet-well-heeled#comments Public World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology World Audi Bentley Cadillac Maybach Mercedes Porsche Sales & Marketing Autonomous Vehicles Information & Entertainment Interior Lighting Materials Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:12:00 +0000 1176411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Porsche Panamera Turbo S lacks little except cutting-edge technology.</strong></p>