World http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53481/more en Study Warns of Car Connectivity Overload http://wardsauto.com/study-warns-car-connectivity-overload <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The report by Machina Research recommends careful design and management of local networks that manage navigation and collision-avoidance systems in connected cars.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/study-warns-car-connectivity-overload" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology World Information & Entertainment Thu, 21 May 2015 10:39:00 +0000 1284781 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Global Airbag Recall Includes 637,000 U.S. Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/toyota-global-airbag-recall-includes-637000-us-vehicles <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Federal safety regulators say Toyota is conducting three separate recalls of vehicles equipped with potentially lethal Takata airbags and sold in the U.S. between the 2003 and 2007 model years.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/toyota-global-airbag-recall-includes-637000-us-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) OE-Supplier Relations Safety Fri, 15 May 2015 12:10:00 +0000 1282421 at http://wardsauto.com FCA’s Busse Finds Inspiration Outside Industry http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fca-s-busse-finds-inspiration-outside-industry <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The splatter from a paintball, a genuine Texas Ranger’s badge, the warm lights of the Middle East and Lake Michigan stones are just some elements that have influenced recent FCA interiors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fca-s-busse-finds-inspiration-outside-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/fca-s-busse-finds-inspiration-outside-industry#comments Public World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors World Chrysler 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Interior Vehicle Interiors Thu, 14 May 2015 17:45:00 +0000 1281471 at http://wardsauto.com <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"><strong>Renegade&rsquo;s tachometer with paintball-splatter redline.</strong></span></p> UPDATE 2-Japan's 3 top carmakers to expand Takata air bag recalls by millions http://wardsauto.com/update-2-japans-3-top-carmakers-expand-takata-air-bag-recalls-millions <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Changes slug, recasts, adds details, context)</p> <p>By Chang-Ran Kim and Mari Saito</p> <p>TOKYO, May 13 (Reuters) - Japan's three biggest carmakers said on Wednesday they would expand a huge global recall triggered by potentially fatal air bags made by Takata Corp , saying they were taking back millions of vehicles worldwide for investigation.</p> <p>Toyota Motor Corp and Nissan Motor Co said they were recalling some 6.5 million vehicles globally, while Honda Motor Co Ltd said it would follow suit, without giving further details.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-2-japans-3-top-carmakers-expand-takata-air-bag-recalls-millions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan World Airbags OE-Supplier Relations Safety Wed, 13 May 2015 08:28:37 +0000 1279631 at http://wardsauto.com When the Wind Tunnel Is Not Enough http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/when-wind-tunnel-not-enough <div class="node-body article-body">Massachusetts firm Exa promotes aerodynamic software simulation for faster, less expensive and what it says are more accurate results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/when-wind-tunnel-not-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/when-wind-tunnel-not-enough#comments Public World Suppliers Vehicles & Technology World Suppliers Aerodynamics Fuel Economy Tue, 12 May 2015 10:33:00 +0000 1274621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jaguar XE used simulation exclusively for airflow, thermal analysis.</strong></p> NHTSA Probes Possible Fire Risk From FCA Recall Repair http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-probes-possible-fire-risk-fca-recall-repair <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">NHTSA says it has received eight reports of fires in Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs following repairs made under a 2014 recall over a potential electrical defect. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-probes-possible-fire-risk-fca-recall-repair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Vehicles & Technology Wed, 06 May 2015 11:57:00 +0000 1274471 at http://wardsauto.com World Sales Hit Record High in March http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-sales-hit-record-high-march <div class="node-body article-body">Global vehicle deliveries reached 8.58 million units with mixed results across the different regions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-sales-hit-record-high-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-sales-hit-record-high-march#comments Public Gated Data Center World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Auto Makers Sales Results Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1269521 at http://wardsauto.com BMW Crowned World’s Most Reputable Company http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/bmw-crowned-world-s-most-reputable-company <div class="node-body article-body">BMW ranked third in last year’s survey and Daimler was eighth. Nissan and Suzuki were on the 2014 list but didn’t make the cut this year. GM squeezed in at 96th after missing the list last year while embroiled in the ignition-switch recall crisis. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/bmw-crowned-world-s-most-reputable-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/bmw-crowned-world-s-most-reputable-company#comments Public World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Suppliers World BMW Bosch Daimler Ford General Motors Honda Toyota Volkswagen Sales & Marketing Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:46:00 +0000 1266071 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BMW, maker of Ward&rsquo;s 10 Best Interiors winner i3, highly regarded globally.</strong></p> SAE Panel: ICE, With Increasing Efficiency, Here to Stay http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-panel-ice-increasing-efficiency-here-stay <div class="field-deck"> 2015 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Technologies such as direct injection and variable valve timing have made the internal combustion engine very efficient, panelists concur. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-panel-ice-increasing-efficiency-here-stay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-panel-ice-increasing-efficiency-here-stay#comments Public World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology World BorgWarner Bosch Chrysler Ford Schaeffler 2015 SAE World Congress Engines Transmissions Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:22:00 +0000 1263981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Schaeffler&rsquo;s Hemphill worries about expensive engine tech.</strong></p> Nissan, BMW Recall Involves Possibly Faulty Fuel Pumps http://wardsauto.com/nissan-bmw-recall-involves-possibly-faulty-fuel-pumps <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Nissan is recalling more than '14-model 95,000 Rogue SUVs sold in the U.S. and Canada, and BMW is recalling about 70,500 '14- and '15-model cars sold globally, because their Robert Bosch-supplied fuel pumps may fail.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nissan-bmw-recall-involves-possibly-faulty-fuel-pumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Canada U.S. World Engines National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:08:00 +0000 1257611 at http://wardsauto.com