By Region http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53476/more en Market Leader Toyota Australia Sales Hit 6 Million http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/market-leader-toyota-australia-sales-hit-6-million <div class="node-body article-body">Australians have bought 3.5 million Toyota cars, more than 1.7 million light-commercial vehicles and 830,000 SUVs since the automaker launched sales in 1958. Toyota estimates about 62% of the vehicles still are registered.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/market-leader-toyota-australia-sales-hit-6-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/market-leader-toyota-australia-sales-hit-6-million#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Toyota Sales Results Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:33:00 +0000 1233341 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Corolla <em>(front right)</em> top-selling brand in Toyota range.</strong></p> Audi’s Second-Gen R8 Lighter, Faster, More Fuel-Efficient http://wardsauto.com/europe/audi-s-second-gen-r8-lighter-faster-more-fuel-efficient <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The super coupe’s V-10 now incorporates cylinder deactivation and both direct and indirect injection, features that help boost fuel-economy some 10%. The car has the ability to go fast too, hitting 62 mph from a standstill in as little as 3.2 seconds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/audi-s-second-gen-r8-lighter-faster-more-fuel-efficient" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/audi-s-second-gen-r8-lighter-faster-more-fuel-efficient#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Switzerland Audi 2015 Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:32:00 +0000 1233331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Headlamps, with laser highbeams, mark R8 redesign.</strong></p> Italy Vehicle Sales Up 10.4% in January http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/italy-vehicle-sales-104-january <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Italy vehicle sales totaled 142,307 units for January 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/italy-vehicle-sales-104-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/italy-vehicle-sales-104-january#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Italy Auto Makers Sales Results Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:46:00 +0000 1233231 at http://wardsauto.com Subaru Legacy: Judging for 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/subaru-legacy-judging-2015-wards-10-best-interiors <div class="node-body video-body">WardsAuto's Tom Murphy shares his thoughts on the Subaru Legacy, a nominee in the 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/subaru-legacy-judging-2015-wards-10-best-interiors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/subaru-legacy-judging-2015-wards-10-best-interiors#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Subaru Interior Test Drives Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:56:00 +0000 1229021 at http://wardsauto.com Auto Supplier Visteon's Q4 Revenues Up 21% http://wardsauto.com/auto-supplier-visteons-q4-revenues-21 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The supplier says higher sales of its air conditioners in Asia and Europe, where auto production is increasing, contributed to the increase in fourth-quarter revenues. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-supplier-visteons-q4-revenues-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers North America U.S. Finance Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:44:00 +0000 1233081 at http://wardsauto.com Free Advice for Present and Future Car Buyers http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/free-advice-present-and-future-car-buyers <div class="node-body article-body">Some people are clueless when it comes to the ins and outs of a vehicle purchase. Financial literacy programs try to change that. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/free-advice-present-and-future-car-buyers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/free-advice-present-and-future-car-buyers#comments Public Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Dealerships Retail Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:19:00 +0000 1231691 at http://wardsauto.com Getty Images Next-Generation Hyundai Elantra to Stay Aggressive http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/next-generation-hyundai-elantra-stay-aggressive <div class="node-body article-body">Hyundai is unlikely to tone down the next-generation Elantra’s exterior design the way it did with the Sonata midsize sedan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/next-generation-hyundai-elantra-stay-aggressive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/next-generation-hyundai-elantra-stay-aggressive#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Hyundai Exterior Product Development Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:41:00 +0000 1231371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Next-generation Hyundai Elantra due next year as &rsquo;17 model.&nbsp;</strong></p> Thai Automakers Predict Rebound in 2015 Production http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thai-automakers-predict-rebound-2015-production <div class="node-body article-body">The industry is targeting a 14.4% year-on-year improvement from 2014, when output fell short of projections amid political turmoil and economic uncertainty.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thai-automakers-predict-rebound-2015-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thai-automakers-predict-rebound-2015-production#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Isuzu Mazda Nissan Toyota Production Sales Results Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:02:00 +0000 1232581 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Market leader Toyota withstands 26.5% retreat in January car sales.</strong></p> GM Shutting Down Indonesia Assembly Operation http://wardsauto.com/gm-shutting-down-indonesia-assembly-operation <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker is shutting down assembly operations in the country after some 80 years, conceding Southeast Asia's biggest market to Japanese rivals led by Toyota. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-shutting-down-indonesia-assembly-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific Indonesia Employment Restructuring Vehicle Assembly Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:04:00 +0000 1232991 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Starts Production of '15 Edge for Export From Canada http://wardsauto.com/ford-starts-production-15-edge-export-canada <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker will export the SUV to more than 100 countries from its Oakville, ON, Canada, plant, where it invested C$700 million in retooling and expansion. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ford-starts-production-15-edge-export-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics North America Canada World Employment Trade Vehicle Assembly Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:01:00 +0000 1232841 at http://wardsauto.com