Management & Strategy http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53471/more en GM Korea Union Threatens Strike Over Pay, Work Rules http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-union-threatens-strike-over-pay-work-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Korea’s National Labor Relations Commission can order a 10-day cooling-off period before the union can take strike action.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-union-threatens-strike-over-pay-work-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-union-threatens-strike-over-pay-work-rules#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific South Korea General Motors Globalization Labor & Human Resources Production Sales Results Unions Vehicle Assembly Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:48:00 +0000 1307831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM Korea hoping new-gen Spark lives up to name on sales front.</strong></p> FCA to Invest $280 Million in Indian Jeep Production http://wardsauto.com/fca-invest-280-million-indian-jeep-production <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Italian-American automaker will expand its existing joint venture with local manufacturer Tata Motors to assemble Jeep models in second-quarter 2017. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/fca-invest-280-million-indian-jeep-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific India Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Finance Globalization Vehicle Assembly Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:31:00 +0000 1307451 at http://wardsauto.com Porsche Labor Rep Joins Volkswagen Supervisory Board http://wardsauto.com/porsche-labor-rep-joins-volkswagen-supervisory-board <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Uwe Hueck, deputy chairman of the VW-owned sports car maker, replaces Juergen Dorn, the former lead labor representative at truck manufacturer MAN, on the parent company's 20-member board.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/porsche-labor-rep-joins-volkswagen-supervisory-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Germany Labor & Human Resources Unions & Trade Organizations Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:43:00 +0000 1307251 at http://wardsauto.com Fewer U.S. Households Buying New Cars http://wardsauto.com/blog/fewer-us-households-buying-new-cars <div class="node-body blog-body">If the same percentage of Americans bought cars and trucks this year as in 1978, we would see 22 million sales.</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/fewer-us-households-buying-new-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/fewer-us-households-buying-new-cars#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Product Development Sales Results Final Inspection Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1304791 at http://wardsauto.com GM Korea Workers Authorize Strike http://wardsauto.com/gm-korea-workers-authorize-strike <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Union members at GM Korea, which accounts for nearly 20% of the automaker's global production, voted to approve a possible strike over wages and production volumes.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-korea-workers-authorize-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific South Korea Labor & Human Resources Production Unions & Trade Organizations Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:22:00 +0000 1307111 at http://wardsauto.com France’s PSA Raising African Profile in Morocco http://wardsauto.com/africa-middle-east/france-s-psa-raising-african-profile-morocco <div class="field-byline"> Iana Dreyer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker aims to cater to the growing North African and sub-Saharan African market from its Morocco unit. It bets on car-market volume of 8 million units in the region by 2025 and hopes to account for 1 million of those sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/africa-middle-east/france-s-psa-raising-african-profile-morocco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/africa-middle-east/france-s-psa-raising-african-profile-morocco#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Africa / Middle East Europe Algeria Morocco Nigeria France Citroen Ford Peugeot PSA Renault Sales & Marketing Globalization Local Content Vehicle Assembly Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1306071 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>PSA rival Renault&rsquo;s Dacia brand came to Morocco in 2012.</strong></p> New Class of Toyota Shares a Hit With Retail Investors http://wardsauto.com/new-class-toyota-shares-hit-retail-investors <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The world's No.1 automaker's unlisted "Model AA" issue pays a relatively generous annual dividend starting at 0.5% and increasing to 2.5% in its fifth year.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/new-class-toyota-shares-hit-retail-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Japan Finance Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:32:00 +0000 1306401 at http://wardsauto.com German Supplier Leoni Expects Improved Q2 Earnings http://wardsauto.com/german-supplier-leoni-expects-improved-q2-earnings <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Dieter Belle, chief executive of the automotive wiring specialist, tells a German newspaper the company expects "significantly improved" EBIT results in the second quarter and further growth in the fourth.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/german-supplier-leoni-expects-improved-q2-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Germany Finance Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:37:00 +0000 1306281 at http://wardsauto.com Suzuki Names Successor to Osamu Suzuki as President http://wardsauto.com/suzuki-names-successor-osamu-suzuki-president <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese automaker says Executive Vice President Toshihiro Suzuki has succeeded Osamu Suzuki, who will remain chairman and CEO, as president effective Tuesday.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suzuki-names-successor-osamu-suzuki-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Japan Labor & Human Resources Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:14:00 +0000 1306261 at http://wardsauto.com The Future of Autonomous Technology http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mega supplier Continental details technology and gives roadmap of global rules for implementation of autonomous tech through 2020. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/future-autonomous-technology#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Continental Autonomous Vehicles Design Future Products National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Safety Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:59:00 +0000 1302441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sales of components related to autonomous driver assist technologies set to soar.</strong></p>