South America http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53480/more en 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> Brazil Vehicle Sales Down 17.2% in August http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/brazil-vehicle-sales-down-172-august <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brazil vehicle sales totaled 272,495 units for August 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/brazil-vehicle-sales-down-172-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/brazil-vehicle-sales-down-172-august#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing South America Brazil Auto Makers Sales Results Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:40:00 +0000 1110391 at http://wardsauto.com New Kia Plant in Mexico Aimed at Bolstering U.S. Supplies http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/new-kia-plant-mexico-aimed-bolstering-us-supplies <div class="node-body article-body">Analysts expect the new plant initially will build the Rio and Soul subcompact, and the Forte compact sedan. Kia executives say U.S. sales of all three are being curtailed by tight supplies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/new-kia-plant-mexico-aimed-bolstering-us-supplies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/new-kia-plant-mexico-aimed-bolstering-us-supplies#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific North America South America Brazil Mexico U.S. South Korea Kia Capacity Utilization Globalization Inventories Sales Results Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:22:00 +0000 1098571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kia Vice Chairman Hyuong-Keun Lee (left), Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto and Rodrigo Medina de la Cruz, governor of the State of Nuevo Leon, at signing of deal to build $1 billion plant near Monterrey.</strong></p> GM to Invest $2.8 Billion in Brazil Over 5 Years, Barra Says http://wardsauto.com/gm-invest-28-billion-brazil-over-5-years-barra-says <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">CEO Mary Barra says the automaker is underscoring its commitment to one of its most important markets by investing in new products, technology and maintaining plants.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-invest-28-billion-brazil-over-5-years-barra-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated News & Analysis Management & Strategy Auto Makers South America Brazil Finance Globalization Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:15:00 +0000 1085441 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-122 <div class="node-body article-body">Emitec comes under Continental umbrella; Bosch adds second R&D operation in Vietnam; Halla Visteon Climate Control expands into South America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-122" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-122#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America South America Brazil China U.S. Germany Vietnam Autoliv Bosch Continental JCI Visteon Airbags Climate Controls/HVAC Global Sources Product Development Restructuring Seatbelts Seats Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:35:00 +0000 1085311 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>JCI test facility allows real-time crash monitoring.</strong></p> China to Remain Best of the BRICs http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/china-remain-best-brics <div class="field-deck"> 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota and Fiat-Chrysler are among the laggards in China, trailing by a wide margin leaders GM and VW, which now sell more than 30% of their global volume in the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/china-remain-best-brics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/china-remain-best-brics#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific North America South America Brazil China India U.S. General Motors Sales & Marketing 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Globalization Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:15:00 +0000 1079411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM&rsquo;s Mohatarem: Struggle to &ldquo;keep up with growth in China.&rdquo;</strong></p> Brazil Vehicle Sales Down 13.9% in July http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/brazil-vehicle-sales-down-139-july <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brazil vehicle sales totaled 294,787 units for July 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/brazil-vehicle-sales-down-139-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/brazil-vehicle-sales-down-139-july#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing South America Brazil Auto Makers Sales Results Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:20:00 +0000 1077761 at http://wardsauto.com Brazil Vehicle Sales Down 17.3% in June http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/brazil-vehicle-sales-down-173-june <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brazil vehicle sales totaled 263,593 units for June 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/brazil-vehicle-sales-down-173-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/brazil-vehicle-sales-down-173-june#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing South America Brazil Auto Makers Sales Results Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:37:00 +0000 1055011 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116 <div class="node-body article-body">JCI steps out of cockpit; PPG coatings business seeks to cover more of South America; Bosch looks to build upon modest Indonesian investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America South America Brazil U.S. Indonesia South Korea Germany Russia Bosch Continental JCI Lada Nissan Renault Visteon Capacity Utilization Component Finance Globalization Information & Entertainment Manufacturing Technology Restructuring Steel Vehicle Interiors Autoneum ContiTech Cooper-Standard Halla Visteon PPG Tata Steel Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0000 1052691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>ContiTech employee programs CNC robotic bending machine at new hose plant in Kaluga, Russia.</strong></p> Brazil Reportedly Extending Tax Break for Car Buyers http://wardsauto.com/brazil-reportedly-extending-tax-break-car-buyers <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The government is extending its tax discount on car purchases for an indefinite period beyond the scheduled expiration on July 1 to shore up the flagging automotive sector.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/brazil-reportedly-extending-tax-break-car-buyers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing South America Brazil Politics Incentives Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:03:00 +0000 1048271 at http://wardsauto.com