Politics http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53474/more en Public Disclosure of Industry Data Could Hamper, Not Help, Vehicle Safety http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/public-disclosure-industry-data-could-hamper-not-help-vehicle-safety <div class="field-byline"> Richard Wilhelm </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Should the government publicize vehicle-performance data reported by manufacturers and used to identify potential safety defects? Are thousands of scattered eyes necessarily better than a single trained eye?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/public-disclosure-industry-data-could-hamper-not-help-vehicle-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/public-disclosure-industry-data-could-hamper-not-help-vehicle-safety#comments Public Industry Voices Politics Auto Makers North America U.S. Auto Makers GM's Recall Crisis National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:48:00 +0000 1121551 at http://wardsauto.com Money to Be Saved If Cars Leave Cities http://wardsauto.com/politics/money-be-saved-if-cars-leave-cities <div class="node-body article-body">If people switched to mass transit, bicycles and walking in cities, it would cut down on pollution and trillions of dollars in infrastructure costs, a new study concludes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/money-be-saved-if-cars-leave-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/money-be-saved-if-cars-leave-cities#comments Premium Limited World Politics North America U.S. World Politics Emissions Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:21:00 +0000 1120051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Urban areas account for quarter of carbon emissions from transportation sector.</strong></p> Japanese Government, Industry on Joint Safety Crusade http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/japanese-government-industry-joint-safety-crusade <div class="node-body article-body">World Health Organization statistics show Japan reported 5.2 traffic deaths per 100,000 people in 2010. ITS Japan Chairman and Toyota technical advisor Hiroyuki Watanabe hopes to reduce that to below 2.6 by 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/japanese-government-industry-joint-safety-crusade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/japanese-government-industry-joint-safety-crusade#comments Premium Limited Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Acura Aisin Denso Honda Toyota Politics Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Lidar Product Development ITS World Congress Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:01:00 +0000 1121761 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Driver taken for ride by automated Acura in downtown Detroit.</strong></p> Refreshed Portfolio Helps Mahindra Fight Stale Sales http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/refreshed-portfolio-helps-mahindra-fight-stale-sales <div class="node-body article-body">Mahindra has come to realize its products are out of sync with the compact or entry-level sedans and utility vehicles the market now demands. It plans new platforms and will launch three new compact SUVs over the next two years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/refreshed-portfolio-helps-mahindra-fight-stale-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/refreshed-portfolio-helps-mahindra-fight-stale-sales#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center India Mahindra & Mahindra Ssangyong Capacity Utilization Diesel Gasoline Product Development Sales Results Trade Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:02:00 +0000 1119091 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker plans two new iterations of popular Bolero MPV.</strong></p> Hitachi Escapes Fine in Chinese Antitrust Probe http://wardsauto.com/hitachi-escapes-fine-chinese-antitrust-probe <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Chinese antitrust regulators say they will not fine Hitachi Automotive because the Japanese auto-parts supplier halted monopolistic activity and proactively provided relevant evidence. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/hitachi-escapes-fine-chinese-antitrust-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Politics Asia Pacific Suppliers China Finance Laws/Law Enforcement Trade Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:15:00 +0000 1120131 at http://wardsauto.com Tenneco: Emissions Targets Tough But Workable http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/tenneco-emissions-targets-tough-workable <div class="node-body article-body">By 2025, when cars and light trucks fall under the same Tier 3 emissions regulations, an automaker intending to sell one “dirty” vehicle at the top of the bin scale must sell 13 vehicles at the bottom to achieve the Bin 30 fleet average.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/tenneco-emissions-targets-tough-workable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/tenneco-emissions-targets-tough-workable#comments Public Politics Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Tenneco Emissions Engines Future Products Product Development Ben Patel California SULEV corporate average fuel economy Emissions EPA NMOG NOx Tier 2 Tier 3 Tim Jackson Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:12:00 +0000 1117141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tenneco&rsquo;s demonstrator &rsquo;14 Ford F-150 pickup modified to help meet Tier 3 Bin 30 regulations.</strong></p> Revival of Seatbelt Interlock Could Save Lives, Researchers Say http://wardsauto.com/politics/revival-seatbelt-interlock-could-save-lives-researchers-say <div class="node-body article-body">The researchers found that by 2030 there would be a potential 2% reduction in injuries requiring hospital admission and a 7% reduction in fatalities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/revival-seatbelt-interlock-could-save-lives-researchers-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/revival-seatbelt-interlock-could-save-lives-researchers-say#comments Premium Politics Asia Pacific Dealers Vehicles & Technology Australia Safety Vehicles & Technology Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:02:00 +0000 1118051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Overall, seatbelt usage 98% in Australia.</strong></p> Hyundai Reportedly Plans Additional Plant in China http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-reportedly-plans-additional-plant-china <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Korean automaker's Chinese joint venture plans to build a factory in Hebei province ahead of the previously announced Chongqing facility, sources familiar with the issue say.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-reportedly-plans-additional-plant-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Globalization Production Trade Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:43:00 +0000 1118551 at http://wardsauto.com JLR’s Smarts, New Models Help Tata Reinvent Itself http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jlr-s-smarts-new-models-help-tata-reinvent-itself <div class="node-body article-body">The mainstream automaker and its luxury division would benefit from significant exchanges of ideas regarding Tata’s market strategies and JLR technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jlr-s-smarts-new-models-help-tata-reinvent-itself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jlr-s-smarts-new-models-help-tata-reinvent-itself#comments Public Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Africa / Middle East Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center South America Europe - Regional India Indonesia Nigeria Venezuela Jaguar Land Rover Tata Sales & Marketing Diesel Gasoline Globalization Product Development Trade Cyrus Mistry Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:29:00 +0000 1117171 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Zest in vanguard of new-product cadence.</strong></p> Toyota's Lexus Brand Under Scrutiny by Chinese Regulators http://wardsauto.com/toyotas-lexus-brand-under-scrutiny-chinese-regulators <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Three China-based Toyota executives say the government's price watchdog has questioned the Japanese automaker about its policies regarding spare and replacement parts.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/toyotas-lexus-brand-under-scrutiny-chinese-regulators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Laws/Law Enforcement Trade Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:44:00 +0000 1118421 at http://wardsauto.com