World http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53481/more en Behind the Tesla Controversy http://wardsauto.com/blog/behind-tesla-controversy <div class="node-body blog-body">Rather than drawing conclusions from one month’s worth of results, long-term trends such as rolling 6- or 12-month sales, or year-to-date results, are what those who closely follow the industry use as a better way to gauge an automaker’s health in a particular market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/behind-tesla-controversy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/behind-tesla-controversy#comments Blog World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Tesla Sales Results Counting Cars Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:10:00 +0000 1146751 at http://wardsauto.com World Vehicle Sales Up 2.7% in September http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-27-september <div class="node-body article-body">Solid gains were witnessed by nearly every region in the month, with North America posting the largest year-over-year growth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-27-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-27-september#comments Public Gated Data Center World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Auto Makers Sales Results Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:35:00 +0000 1144891 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan Global Recall Covers 260,000 Vehicles With Takata Airbags http://wardsauto.com/nissan-global-recall-covers-260000-vehicles-takata-airbags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Takata, which manufactured the airbags in cars covered by the Nissan recall, also produced potentially defective airbags in 7.8 million vehicles sold by 10 automakers in the U.S. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nissan-global-recall-covers-260000-vehicles-takata-airbags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology World Airbags Safety Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:35:00 +0000 1140841 at http://wardsauto.com Global Outlook for Diesel Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/global-outlook-diesel-vehicles <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/diesel-resource-center/global-outlook-diesel-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/global-outlook-diesel-vehicles#comments Public Data Center World Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center World Future Products Product Development Production Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:41:00 +0000 1136001 at http://wardsauto.com Chrysler Issues Global Recall of 900,000-Plus Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/chrysler-issues-global-recall-900000-plus-vehicles <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 470,000 cars and SUVs from the '11-'14 model years equipped with potentially defective alternators, and 437,000 Jeep Wrangler SUVs from the '11-'13 model years with exterior heated power mirrors that could experience an electrical short. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/chrysler-issues-global-recall-900000-plus-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Plants & Production World Component Safety Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:52:00 +0000 1136691 at http://wardsauto.com GM Reports 2% Uptick in Q3 Global Vehicle Sales http://wardsauto.com/gm-reports-2-uptick-q3-global-vehicle-sales <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The No.1 U.S. automaker credits strong sales in its home market and China, the world's two largest auto markets, to its best third-quarter sales result since 1980.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-reports-2-uptick-q3-global-vehicle-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing World Globalization Sales Results Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:25:00 +0000 1136031 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Recalls Nearly 1.7 Million Toyota, Lexus Cars http://wardsauto.com/toyota-recalls-nearly-17-million-toyota-lexus-cars <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The voluntary recall involves three separate defects in seven Toyota and more than a dozen Lexus models.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/toyota-recalls-nearly-17-million-toyota-lexus-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Plants & Production Asia Pacific Japan World Component Safety Wed, 15 Oct 2014 06:50:00 +0000 1135781 at http://wardsauto.com Chrysler Recalls SUVs With Possible Airbag Defect http://wardsauto.com/chrysler-recalls-suvs-possible-airbag-defect <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The global recall of more than 184,000 '14-model Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs involves a possible short circuit in a module that could disable airbags and seatbelt pretensioners.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/chrysler-recalls-suvs-possible-airbag-defect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology World Component Safety Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:50:00 +0000 1135291 at http://wardsauto.com Digital Design at Do-It-Yourself Car Platform’s Heart http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/digital-design-do-it-yourself-car-platform-s-heart <div class="field-byline"> Brenda Dionisi </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Urban TABBY is customizable, with customers encouraged to modify it using conventional or new technologies such as 3-D printing. Developer OSVehicle provides free downloads of the vehicle’s 3-D design specs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/digital-design-do-it-yourself-car-platform-s-heart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/digital-design-do-it-yourself-car-platform-s-heart#comments Public World Plants & Production Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology China Italy World Design Electronics Manufacturing Technology Vehicle Assembly Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:34:00 +0000 1127561 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Developers sell car&rsquo;s bones; customers choose, design skin.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> GM Conducting Two Global Recalls of 524,384 Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/gm-conducting-two-global-recalls-524384-vehicles <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The actions involvingmore than 520,000 Cadillac and Saab SUVs and Chevrolet Spark small cars bring to 71 the number of recalls conducted this year by the No.1 U.S. automaker, affecting nearly 30 million vehicles.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-conducting-two-global-recalls-524384-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Plants & Production World Component GM's Recall Crisis Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:36:00 +0000 1130251 at http://wardsauto.com