World http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53481/more en World Vehicle Sales Up 0.5% in First Half http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-05-first-half <div class="node-body article-body">Growth in North America and Europe balanced losses in South America and Asia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-05-first-half" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-05-first-half#comments Public Gated Data Center World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Auto Makers Sales Results Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:50:00 +0000 1322481 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Still Bullish on Europe, China Despite Underwhelming Q2 Results http://wardsauto.com/world/ford-still-bullish-europe-china-despite-underwhelming-q2-results <div class="node-body article-body">The Dearborn, MI-based automaker saw its best-ever quarterly revenue in North America, $2.6 billion, on sales of bigger, higher-priced vehicles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/world/ford-still-bullish-europe-china-despite-underwhelming-q2-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/world/ford-still-bullish-europe-china-despite-underwhelming-q2-results#comments Public World Auto Makers Management & Strategy World Ford Finance Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:44:00 +0000 1321541 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford launching Everest SUV this year in China.</strong></p> CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-VW overtakes Toyota as world's biggest carmaker http://wardsauto.com/corrected-update-2-vw-overtakes-toyota-worlds-biggest-carmaker <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Corrects sixth paragraph to show Toyota is reporting first-quarter, not first-half, results on Thursday.)</p> <p>* Toyota H1 sales fall 1.5 pct to 5.02 mln cars</p> <p>* VW reported 5.04 mln H1 deliveries on July 17</p> <p>* Toyota says emerging markets, mini-vehicle taxes weighed</p> <p>By Andreas Cremer and Minami Funakoshi</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/corrected-update-2-vw-overtakes-toyota-worlds-biggest-carmaker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Sales Results Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:26:13 +0000 1320981 at http://wardsauto.com Honda Adds 4.5 Million Cars With Takata Airbags to Global Recall http://wardsauto.com/honda-adds-45-million-cars-takata-airbags-global-recall <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The latest recall covers more Honda cars equipped with airbags made by supplier Takata with defects authorities blame for eight deaths, all in Honda vehicles. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/honda-adds-45-million-cars-takata-airbags-global-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Japan World Globalization OE-Supplier Relations Safety Thu, 09 Jul 2015 09:55:00 +0000 1311611 at http://wardsauto.com EU Exit No Benefit to U.K. Automakers, Studies Say http://wardsauto.com/politics/eu-exit-no-benefit-uk-automakers-studies-say <div class="field-byline"> Carmen Paun </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Open Europe think tank says U.K. car exports could face EU import tariffs of up to 10% following a potential Brexit, impacting EU-oriented volume manufacturers such as Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Vauxhall. Premium automakers would be less affected.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/eu-exit-no-benefit-uk-automakers-studies-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/eu-exit-no-benefit-uk-automakers-studies-say#comments Public World Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional United Kingdom World BMW Honda Jaguar Land Rover Nissan Opel/Vauxhall Toyota Sales & Marketing Globalization Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Tariffs Trade Wed, 08 Jul 2015 09:09:00 +0000 1308741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automakers could lose tariff protection if U.K. quits EU.</strong></p> World Vehicle Sales Down 2.1% in May http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-down-21-may <div class="node-body article-body">All regions except North America were down from year-ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-down-21-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-down-21-may#comments Public Gated Data Center World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Auto Makers Sales Results Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:56:00 +0000 1305901 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota, Nissan Expanding Takata Airbag Recall Globally http://wardsauto.com/toyota-nissan-expanding-takata-airbag-recall-globally <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese automakers are recalling an additional 3.2 million vehicles following supplier Takata's agreement with U.S. regulators' order to declare more airbag inflators defective.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/toyota-nissan-expanding-takata-airbag-recall-globally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World Airbags Safety Thu, 25 Jun 2015 05:29:00 +0000 1304241 at http://wardsauto.com World Vehicle Sales Dip Down in April http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-dip-down-april <div class="node-body article-body">Gains in North America and Europe could not keep the global total above prior-year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-dip-down-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-dip-down-april#comments Public Gated Data Center World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Auto Makers Sales Results Monthly Fri, 29 May 2015 10:22:00 +0000 1289121 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 1-Takata faces questions over air bag fix as recalls expand http://wardsauto.com/update-1-takata-faces-questions-over-air-bag-fix-recalls-expand <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* Air bags can explode too forcefully, spewing shrapnel</p> <p>* Do Takata's replacement inflators address root cause?</p> <p>* Takata says confident new air bags are safe</p> <p>* Regulators, automakers pursue separate probes of issue (Adds details on Takata's independent quality assurance panel, paragraph 7)</p> <p>By Ben Klayman</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-1-takata-faces-questions-over-air-bag-fix-recalls-expand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan World Airbags Safety Tue, 26 May 2015 20:34:13 +0000 1287611 at http://wardsauto.com 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