Vehicles & Technology http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53470/more en FCA Defends Ram Diesel Take-Rate http://wardsauto.com/blog/fca-defends-ram-diesel-take-rate <div class="node-body blog-body">General Motors has questioned Fiat Chrysler’s claimed 20% take-rate for the Ram EcoDiesel, and FCA says the rampup continues. An FCA executive says production bottlenecks at the plant in Cento, Italy, have been fixed to free up additional volume for the engine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/fca-defends-ram-diesel-take-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/fca-defends-ram-diesel-take-rate#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Italy General Motors Jeep Maserati Ram Diesel Engine Fuel Economy Product Development Sales Results Turbocharger Vehicles in Operation Bob Lee Dave Elshoff EcoDiesel Fuel Economy Jeep Grand Cherokee Maserati Ghibli price premium Ram 1500 SCR urea Ward's 10 Best Engines Final Inspection Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:30:00 +0000 1306141 at http://wardsauto.com New California Bus-Emissions Rules May Sideline Natural Gas http://wardsauto.com/new-california-bus-emissions-rules-may-sideline-natural-gas <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">CARB is leaning toward allowing only true zero-emissions transit vehicles, but a natural-gas industry group wants to include so-called renewable natural gas made from organic material.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/new-california-bus-emissions-rules-may-sideline-natural-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. California Air Resources Board (CARB) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Emissions Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:59:00 +0000 1308531 at http://wardsauto.com Mahle Range Extender Engine Takes Cues From GPS http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mahle-range-extender-engine-takes-cues-gps <div class="node-body article-body">Mahle’s Energy Management Control system uses GPS data to “read” a known route and coordinate electric and ICE power so most of the EREV’s battery charge has been depleted when it arrives at its destination.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mahle-range-extender-engine-takes-cues-gps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mahle-range-extender-engine-takes-cues-gps#comments Public Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Suppliers Batteries Electric Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Hybrid Vehicles Navigation Systems Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1305961 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GPS boosts range extender fuel economy 5%, Mahle says.</strong></p> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Student Design Competition Ceremony http://wardsauto.com/student-design-competition/2015-wardsauto-interiors-student-design-competition-ceremony <div class="node-body video-body">Student finalists from the College for Creative Studies compete to design a vehicle interior for the year 2030.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/student-design-competition/2015-wardsauto-interiors-student-design-competition-ceremony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/student-design-competition/2015-wardsauto-interiors-student-design-competition-ceremony#comments Public Vehicles & Technology Student Design Competition North America Video U.S. Interior Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:20:00 +0000 1306801 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Keynote Speech - Marc Girard http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-keynote-speech-marc-girard <div class="node-body video-body">Ward’s 10 Best Interiors award ceremony keynote speech by Marc Girard of BMW, held on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-keynote-speech-marc-girard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-keynote-speech-marc-girard#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Interior Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:55:00 +0000 1306791 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan Murano - Ward's 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/nissan-murano-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI. WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter announces the winners and calls auto maker representatives to the stage to accept their honors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/nissan-murano-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/nissan-murano-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Nissan Interior Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:47:00 +0000 1306721 at http://wardsauto.com Mercedes-Benz C400 - Ward's 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mercedes-benz-c400-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI. 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WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter announces the winners and calls auto maker representatives to the stage to accept their honors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-6-grand-touring-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-6-grand-touring-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Mazda Interior Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:29:00 +0000 1306701 at http://wardsauto.com Kia Sedona - Ward's 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/kia-sedona-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI. WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter announces the winners and calls auto maker representatives to the stage to accept their honors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/kia-sedona-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/kia-sedona-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Kia Interior Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:18:00 +0000 1306691 at http://wardsauto.com Jeep Renegade Limited - Ward's 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/jeep-renegade-limited-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI. 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