World http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53481/more en World Vehicle Sales Climb 1.5% in July; Top 50 Million for Year http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-climb-15-july-top-50-million-year <div class="node-body article-body">Sales in North America surged 9.6% in the month with 1.7 million vehicles sold, accounting for 25.4% of the worldwide market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-climb-15-july-top-50-million-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-climb-15-july-top-50-million-year#comments Public Gated Data Center World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Auto Makers Sales Results Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 1098761 at http://wardsauto.com Bigger, Global Automakers and Suppliers Performing Best as Industry Recovers http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/bigger-global-automakers-and-suppliers-performing-best-industry-recovers <div class="node-body article-body">OEs that lead the list of best performers in the 2009-2013 period skew toward emerging-market automakers (and motorcycle producers), with none of the Detroit Three or European companies making the top 10.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/bigger-global-automakers-and-suppliers-performing-best-industry-recovers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/bigger-global-automakers-and-suppliers-performing-best-industry-recovers#comments Public World Management & Strategy Auto Makers Suppliers World Auto Makers Suppliers Finance Mon, 25 Aug 2014 04:01:00 +0000 1091371 at http://wardsauto.com WardsAuto Global Update: North America Production - The Shift South http://wardsauto.com/world/wardsauto-global-update-north-america-production-shift-south <div class="node-body video-body">Video brief: Haig Stoddard looks at regional production in North America and why the Great Lakes area will continue to matter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/world/wardsauto-global-update-north-america-production-shift-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/world/wardsauto-global-update-north-america-production-shift-south#comments Public Gated Data Center World Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology World Future Products Product Development Production Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:59:00 +0000 1089331 at http://wardsauto.com Chevy’s Once-Controversial Manchester United Deal Now Lauded http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/chevy-s-once-controversial-manchester-united-deal-now-lauded <div class="field-deck"> 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Signing a soccer-club sponsorship costing a reported $559 million had led to Joel Ewanick’s GM ouster.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/chevy-s-once-controversial-manchester-united-deal-now-lauded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/chevy-s-once-controversial-manchester-united-deal-now-lauded#comments Public World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Chevrolet 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Advertising Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 1083791 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chevrolet&rsquo;s MU deal includes shirt-name rights.</strong></p> Japanese Automakers Boost Exports From Europe http://wardsauto.com/europe/japanese-automakers-boost-exports-europe <div class="node-body article-body">More than two-thirds of all Japanese-brand models sold in Europe now are produced there, an industry group says. Imports from Japan fell to 371,576 units in 2013, down 8.2% from 401,870 compared with prior-year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/japanese-automakers-boost-exports-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/japanese-automakers-boost-exports-europe#comments Premium World Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Africa - Regional Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional Middle East - Regional North America - Regional South America - Regional Japan BMW Daimler Honda Hyundai Nissan PSA Toyota Capacity Utilization Employment Fuel-Cell Vehicles Globalization Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) Product Development Production Purchashing Trade Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:59:00 +0000 1077901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota expanding Yaris output at French plant.</strong></p> Advice to Suppliers: Don’t Wait for Call http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/advice-suppliers-don-t-wait-call <div class="field-deck"> 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Proactive suppliers are looking out to 2018 and 2019 and 2020,” says auto analyst Michael Robinet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/advice-suppliers-don-t-wait-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/advice-suppliers-don-t-wait-call#comments Public World Supply Chain Suppliers World Suppliers Plants & Production 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Global Sources Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:13:00 +0000 1077801 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Platforms make world smaller place, Robinet says.</strong></p> Volvo Car Group Sales Rise 8.3% in July http://wardsauto.com/volvo-car-group-sales-rise-83-july <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Volvo says it sold 36,438 cars in the month, boosted by growth of 47.8% in China and 25.8% in Sweden.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/volvo-car-group-sales-rise-83-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Sales Results Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:42:00 +0000 1074301 at http://wardsauto.com World Vehicle Sales On Record Pace Through First Half http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-record-pace-through-first-half <div class="node-body article-body">Vehicle sales in the Asia-Pacific region climbed 4.9% through June with 21 million vehicles sold, accounting for 48.4% of total global deliveries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-record-pace-through-first-half" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-record-pace-through-first-half#comments Public Gated Data Center World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Auto Makers Sales Results Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:33:00 +0000 1070471 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 4-BMW to recall 1.6 mln cars on concerns over Takata air bags http://wardsauto.com/update-4-bmw-recall-16-mln-cars-concerns-over-takata-air-bags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds NHTSA comment)</p> <p>By Ben Klayman</p> <p>DETROIT, July 16 (Reuters) - German automaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front air bags made by Takata Corp because the inflators could break apart during deployment and injure passengers.</p> <p>The recall affects 3 Series vehicles produced between May 1999 and August 2006.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-4-bmw-recall-16-mln-cars-concerns-over-takata-air-bags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Plants & Production Auto Makers Supply Chain Suppliers Vehicles & Technology World Airbags Component OE-Supplier Relations Safety Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:09:55 +0000 1061331 at http://wardsauto.com Forecast Sees Toyota Profits Up 31% on Record Sales http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/forecast-sees-toyota-profits-31-record-sales <div class="node-body article-body">Goldman Sachs also predicts global light-vehicle sales will grow 3.4% annually over the next six years to 104 million units in fiscal 2020, up from 82.4 million in 2013 and a projected 85.1 million in fiscal 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/forecast-sees-toyota-profits-31-record-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/forecast-sees-toyota-profits-31-record-sales#comments Premium World Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan World Lexus Toyota Aluminum Carbon Fiber Emissions Finance Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Manufacturing Technology Product Development Sales Results Steel Vehicle Assembly Goldman Sachs robot Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:57:00 +0000 1059441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.S. top seller RX helps Lexus chip in bigger share of Toyota earnings.</strong></p>