Europe http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53478/more en Spain Vehicle Sales Up 25.3% in September http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/spain-vehicle-sales-253-september <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Spain vehicle sales totaled 66,323 units for September 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/spain-vehicle-sales-253-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/spain-vehicle-sales-253-september#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Spain Auto Makers Sales Results Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:41:00 +0000 1136301 at http://wardsauto.com LCV Concept Fleshes Out Iveco’s Dual Energy System http://wardsauto.com/europe/lcv-concept-fleshes-out-iveco-s-dual-energy-system <div class="node-body article-body">The concept’s fully automated load management uses sensors that identify the goods and then indicate the correct positioning of the different parcels within the vehicle interior.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/lcv-concept-fleshes-out-iveco-s-dual-energy-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/lcv-concept-fleshes-out-iveco-s-dual-energy-system#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Bosch Denso Iveco ZF Design Electric Vehicles Emissions Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:09:00 +0000 1139551 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Iveco concept LCV features two propulsion systems.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> VW Beginning Design Management Transition, Insiders Say http://wardsauto.com/europe/vw-beginning-design-management-transition-insiders-say <div class="node-body article-body">Design chief Walter de Silva has had a lot on his plate as manager of a huge empire, and it is unclear whether a direct replacement will be groomed or responsibilities divided more strategically among the bevy of brands in the VW Group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/vw-beginning-design-management-transition-insiders-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/vw-beginning-design-management-transition-insiders-say#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Audi Design Product Development Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:58:00 +0000 1139351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Teaser shot of upcoming Los Angeles show concept.</strong></p> Nissan Spain Adds Workers, Shifts to Meet LCV Demand http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/nissan-spain-adds-workers-shifts-meet-lcv-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Nissan has achieved a 6% share of the global LCV market, but manager Dany Boulenger believes the 8% target included in Nissan’s Power 88 business plan is within reach.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/nissan-spain-adds-workers-shifts-meet-lcv-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/nissan-spain-adds-workers-shifts-meet-lcv-demand#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Spain Nissan Renault Capacity Utilization Electric Vehicles Employment Product Development Purchashing Vehicle Assembly Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:12:00 +0000 1138351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Spain crucial to Nissan&rsquo;s LCV growth plan, Boulenger says.</strong></p> Mercedes-Benz Thrives as Russian LV Market Shrinks http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/mercedes-benz-thrives-russian-lv-market-shrinks <div class="node-body article-body">Mercedes parent Daimler reportedly continues searching for a local production partner. That would allow the automaker to sidestep the Russian government’s recent ban on state purchases of imported cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/mercedes-benz-thrives-russian-lv-market-shrinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/mercedes-benz-thrives-russian-lv-market-shrinks#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Audi BMW Jaguar Land Rover Lexus Mercedes Globalization Local Content Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:33:00 +0000 1136971 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>E-Class among candidates for local production in Russia.</strong></p> European Car Sales Increase 6.1% in September http://wardsauto.com/european-car-sales-increase-61-september <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The year-on-year increase came to just 1.3% when adjusted for one extra selling day compared with September 2013. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/european-car-sales-increase-61-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional Sales Results Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:50:00 +0000 1137451 at http://wardsauto.com U.K. Aiming for Leading Edge in FCEV Development http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uk-aiming-leading-edge-fcev-development <div class="node-body article-body">The investment is part of a deeper £500 million ($806.2 million) government funding pot to be invested between 2015 and 2020 in the U.K.’s drive to become a global leader in the development and take-up of low-emissions vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uk-aiming-leading-edge-fcev-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uk-aiming-leading-edge-fcev-development#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Honda Hyundai Nissan Toyota Politics Fuel-Cell Vehicles Product Development Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1134611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.K. among initial markets for Hyundai fuel-cell vehicle.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Past Meets Future in Volkswagen’s Tristar Concept http://wardsauto.com/europe/past-meets-future-volkswagen-s-tristar-concept <div class="node-body article-body">Several interesting aspects of the Tristar can be found inside. Its double cab has been conceived as a videoconferencing room equipped with a table, an audio system, swiveling passenger seats and even a built-in espresso machine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/past-meets-future-volkswagen-s-tristar-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/past-meets-future-volkswagen-s-tristar-concept#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Volkswagen Product Development Vehicle Interiors Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:30:00 +0000 1137091 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tristar concept presages next-generation Transporter T6 van.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-131 <div class="node-body article-body">IAC doubles down in China; Huf handles expansion in Tennessee; France’s AdduXi launches U.S. manufacturing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-131" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-131#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Serbia Ford IAC Capacity Utilization Electronics Employment Global Sources Globalization Lighting OE-Supplier Relations Plastic Tires Vehicle Interiors Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:16:00 +0000 1136361 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;10 Mustang early adopter of LED lighting.</strong></p> West Europe Key Market for Hyundai’s New 3.5-Ton CV http://wardsauto.com/europe/west-europe-key-market-hyundai-s-new-35-ton-cv <div class="node-body article-body">The H350 range initially will be rolled out in nine left-hand-drive European markets in 2015. A second stage may include a right-hand-drive version in the U.K.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/west-europe-key-market-hyundai-s-new-35-ton-cv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/west-europe-key-market-hyundai-s-new-35-ton-cv#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Africa / Middle East Asia Pacific Europe Africa - Regional Europe - Regional Middle East - Regional South Korea Hyundai Globalization Product Development Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:30:00 +0000 1136011 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Van&rsquo;s hexagonal grille suggests styling tweaks to Hyundai cars.</strong></p>