World http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53481/more en Futurist: U.S. Will Stay No.1 Road-Warrior Nation http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/futurist-us-will-stay-no1-road-warrior-nation <div class="field-deck"> 2014 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">China sells more cars but lags behind the U.S. in passenger miles traveled.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/futurist-us-will-stay-no1-road-warrior-nation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/futurist-us-will-stay-no1-road-warrior-nation#comments Public World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World Auto Makers BMW 2014 SAE World Congress Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:10:00 +0000 992441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.S. has built up great car culture, Phleps says.</strong></p> Toyota Initiates Massive Global Recall http://wardsauto.com/politics/toyota-initiates-massive-global-recall <div class="node-body article-body">The issues, reportedly uncovered in routine testing, include cables for driver-airbag modules that may become damaged, loose steering-column brackets, and seats that won’t stay locked in place.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/toyota-initiates-massive-global-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/toyota-initiates-massive-global-recall#comments Public World Politics Auto Makers World Toyota Politics Safety airbag Camry Corolla Fire Pontiac Vibe RAV4 recall Subaru Trezia Toyota Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:15:00 +0000 992251 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Camry part of large Toyota recall.</strong></p> WardsAuto Global Update: April 2014 - Focus on South America http://wardsauto.com/data-center/wardsauto-global-update-april-2014-focus-south-america <div class="node-body video-body">Video brief highlights updates to future product and production plans from WardsAuto Forecasts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/data-center/wardsauto-global-update-april-2014-focus-south-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/data-center/wardsauto-global-update-april-2014-focus-south-america#comments Public Gated Data Center World Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology World Future Products Product Development Production Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:26:00 +0000 986641 at http://wardsauto.com Volvo Car Chair Targets 1 Million-Plus Sales as Long-Term Goal http://wardsauto.com/volvo-car-chair-targets-1-million-plus-sales-long-term-goal <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Co-owner and Chairman Li Shufu, whose Zhejiang Geely Holding Group bought Volvo from Ford in 2010, tells a Swedish newspaper he aims for 800,000 annual sales by 2020, almost double last year's volume.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/volvo-car-chair-targets-1-million-plus-sales-long-term-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe China Sweden World Sales Results Li Shufu Zhejiang Geely Tue, 01 Apr 2014 06:09:00 +0000 985541 at http://wardsauto.com World Vehicle Sales Climb for 11th Consecutive Month in February http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-climb-11th-consecutive-month-february <div class="node-body article-body">Sales in North America remained relatively flat in February, up only 0.1% over year-ago to 1.4 million units. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-climb-11th-consecutive-month-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-climb-11th-consecutive-month-february#comments Public Gated Data Center World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Auto Makers Sales Results Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:28:00 +0000 982711 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-102 <div class="node-body article-body">Lear not sitting still in China; IBM crafting connectivity software for PSA Peugeot Citroen; automakers reach agreement on social-responsibility guidelines for suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-102" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-102#comments Premium World Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. France World BorgWarner Continental Lear PSA Collision Avoidance Global Sources Globalization Information & Entertainment Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Radar Automotive Industry Action Group Christian Schumacher CSR Europe IBM J. Scot Sharland Matt Simoncini Shanghai Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 982281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Continental blind-spot warning key component of autonomous driving.</strong></p> Nissan Recalling 1 Million-Plus Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/nissan-recalling-1-million-plus-vehicles <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker has notified federal safety regulators about potentially defective software that could deactivate the front passenger airbag.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nissan-recalling-1-million-plus-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Canada U.S. World Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety recalls Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:36:00 +0000 981171 at http://wardsauto.com GM to Install New Ecotec Engines in 27 Models By 2017 http://wardsauto.com/gm-install-new-ecotec-engines-27-models-2017 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker says the modular architecture of the 1.0L to 1.5L engines will allow them to be adapted to different needs of the global markets where they are sold.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-install-new-ecotec-engines-27-models-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World Engines Product Development Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 976651 at http://wardsauto.com GM Names New Vehicle-Safety Chief Amid Flurry of Recalls http://wardsauto.com/gm-names-new-vehicle-safety-chief-amid-flurry-recalls <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">As vice president-global vehicle safety, Jeff Boyer's responsibilities will be to "quickly identify and resolve product-safety issues" such as the ignition-switch defect linked to 12 deaths since 2001, when the automaker says it first learned of the issue. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-names-new-vehicle-safety-chief-amid-flurry-recalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Management & Strategy Auto Makers North America U.S. World Labor & Human Resources Safety Vehicles & Technology Jeff Boyer Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 975681 at http://wardsauto.com Emissions Research Boosts Auto Industry Patent Filings http://wardsauto.com/emissions-research-boosts-auto-industry-patent-filings <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The World Intellectual Property Organization says efforts to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions helped raise automakers' patent filings 84% from 2010 to 2013. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/emissions-research-boosts-auto-industry-patent-filings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology World Emissions Future Products Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 972431 at http://wardsauto.com