World http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53481/more en Luxury Automakers Cater to Lead Feet of Well-Heeled http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/luxury-automakers-cater-lead-feet-well-heeled <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With mass-market cars now offering LED lighting, Bluetooth connectivity and even Alcantara fabrics, performance is where many luxury brands are trying to stand out. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/luxury-automakers-cater-lead-feet-well-heeled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/luxury-automakers-cater-lead-feet-well-heeled#comments Public World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology World Audi Bentley Cadillac Maybach Mercedes Porsche Sales & Marketing Autonomous Vehicles Information & Entertainment Interior Lighting Materials Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:12:00 +0000 1176411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Porsche Panamera Turbo S lacks little except cutting-edge technology.</strong></p> Honda Expands Takata Airbag-Related Recall http://wardsauto.com/honda-expands-takata-airbag-related-recall <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese automaker is recalling about 400,000 vehicles globally in what it calls a precautionary measure to replace Takata-manufactured airbag inflators that may explode, a defect linked to five deaths.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/honda-expands-takata-airbag-related-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan World Airbags OE-Supplier Relations Safety Thu, 11 Dec 2014 05:38:00 +0000 1178281 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan recalls about 470,000 SUVs, cars for possible fuel leaks http://wardsauto.com/nissan-recalls-about-470000-suvs-cars-possible-fuel-leaks <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">NISSAN-RECALL/:Nissan recalls about 470,000 SUVs, cars for possible fuel leaks</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Public Gated World Auto Makers Plants & Production Manufacturing Technology National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:54:31 +0000 1176281 at http://wardsauto.com World Vehicle Sales Inch Up in October http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-inch-october <div class="node-body article-body">Brazil saw deliveries pass 300,000 units in the month for the largest volume seen since January, but was still down 7.1% from year-ago levels. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-inch-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-inch-october#comments Public Gated Data Center World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Auto Makers Sales Results Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:41:00 +0000 1166421 at http://wardsauto.com Takata VP Testifies Before U.S. Senate About Airbag Replacement Delays http://wardsauto.com/takata-vp-testifies-us-senate-about-airbag-replacement-delays <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Hiroshi Shimizu, the supplier's vice president for global quality assurance, tells U.S. senators it may not be able to act quickly enough to replace potentially deadly airbags in some 16 million vehicles gold globally.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/takata-vp-testifies-us-senate-about-airbag-replacement-delays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World Politics Airbags Safety Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:44:00 +0000 1164911 at http://wardsauto.com Automakers Unite on Protecting Privacy of In-Vehicle Data http://wardsauto.com/automakers-unite-protecting-privacy-vehicle-data <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers say they are establishing standards for protecting consumer privacy and defending against cyberattacks on automobile computer systems. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/automakers-unite-protecting-privacy-vehicle-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology World Regulations Information & Entertainment Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:48:00 +0000 1159741 at http://wardsauto.com Experts: Electricity, Smaller ICEs to Cut Emissions http://wardsauto.com/politics/experts-electricity-smaller-ices-cut-emissions <div class="node-body article-body">Sustaining its 2%-3% annual reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions over the next 35 years will be ‟a tall order” for the auto industry, says Patrick Moseley, president emeritus of the Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/experts-electricity-smaller-ices-cut-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/experts-electricity-smaller-ices-cut-emissions#comments Premium World Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom World Batteries Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:55:00 +0000 1151371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Authors explore ‟</strong><strong>supportable and benign&rdquo; transport technologies.</strong></p> 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