Chery http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53563/more en Violence, Economic Crisis Hit Ukraine Auto Industry http://wardsauto.com/politics/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry <div class="node-body article-body">ZAZ, the country’s only full-cycle automaker, manufactured only 10,622 cars in first-half 2014, compared with 252,476 in 2008, and may halt production in September because of parts shortages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry#comments Public Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Africa / Middle East Supply Chain Europe Egypt Russia Ukraine Chery Chevrolet Daewoo Hyundai Lada Skoda Logistics Production Sales Results Stamping Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:19:00 +0000 1070281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Re-badged Chevrolet Aveo sold as ZAZ Vida.</strong></p> Chinese Suppliers Respond as OEMs Raise Quality Bar http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Domestic suppliers in China have had to correct bad habits such as altering specs to save a few cents. Now, a growing number are producing world-class parts in response to demand by, and with help from, global automakers and suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar#comments Premium Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers China Baojun Chery Geely General Motors Magna Volkswagen Component Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Magneti Marelli Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:05:00 +0000 1044881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Magneti Marelli works closely with local suppliers to improve quality.</strong></p> 2014 Beijing Auto Show: View From the Floor http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-beijing-auto-show-view-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body">While China's economy is slowing down there is no sign Chinese consumers and media are becoming less crazy for cars. On the Sunday allegedly reserved only for the media, the Beijing Auto Show was bursting at the seams with people desperate to see the latest new vehicles and concepts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-beijing-auto-show-view-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-beijing-auto-show-view-floor#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Chery Chevrolet Jinbei Lincoln 2014 Beijing Auto Show Future Products Globalization Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:53:00 +0000 1005441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Young enthusiast sits on dad&#39;s shoulders to photograph the latest supercar coming to China. (Drew Winter)</strong></p> New CUV Continues Citroen’s Upmarket Push in China http://wardsauto.com/europe/new-cuv-continues-citroen-s-upmarket-push-china <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Beijing Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The JV is targeting the brand at the fast-growing luxury segment of the world’s biggest automotive market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/new-cuv-continues-citroen-s-upmarket-push-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/new-cuv-continues-citroen-s-upmarket-push-china#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Retail Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Dealerships Europe China France Chery Citroen Retail Sales & Marketing 2014 Beijing Auto Show Globalization Product Development Vehicle Assembly Shenzhen Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:10:00 +0000 994671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Citroen-Chery JV to display souped-up DS5 5LS R concept at Beijing.</strong></p> Fiat Chrysler Deal to Build Jeeps in Russia Falters http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/fiat-chrysler-deal-build-jeeps-russia-falters <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker had negotiated a rescue plan with the Russian government to assemble Jeeps at the TagAZ facility, but that deal has expired and may be canceled.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/fiat-chrysler-deal-build-jeeps-russia-falters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/fiat-chrysler-deal-build-jeeps-russia-falters#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chery Fiat Hyundai Jeep Capacity Utilization Globalization Production Restructuring Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Derways Sberbank Taganrog TagAZ VTB Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:19:00 +0000 960881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Russians take wheel at Jeep Territory promotion.</strong></p> Qoros to Unveil Second Model at Geneva Show http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/qoros-unveil-second-model-geneva-show <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 3 Hatch looks even better-balanced than the 3 Sedan, thanks in part to its unusually long wheelbase and wider stance that outdistance competitors such as the Volkswagen Golf and Mercedes B-Class.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/qoros-unveil-second-model-geneva-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/qoros-unveil-second-model-geneva-show#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology China Switzerland Chery 2014 Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:55:00 +0000 954761 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Increased dimensions give Qoros 3 Hatch one of roomiest cabins in class.</strong></p> Chery Design Chief Aims for Total Transformation of Lineup http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/chery-design-chief-aims-total-transformation-lineup <div class="node-body article-body">The Chinese automaker plans to become a key global player and has hired several Western designers to help it achieve the feat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/chery-design-chief-aims-total-transformation-lineup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/chery-design-chief-aims-total-transformation-lineup#comments Premium Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Chery Design Product Development @Ant Alpha7 Beta5 Chery China Chinese Detroit Three General Motors Global Automotive Forum Hakan Saracoglu James Hope Porsche Shanghai Wuhan Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:20:00 +0000 871951 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Chery&rsquo;s James Hope (far right) veteran of Detroit Three.</strong></p> China’s Haima Takes Second Crack at Russian Market http://wardsauto.com/europe/china-s-haima-takes-second-crack-russian-market <div class="node-body article-body">The company also may continue its cooperation with the Derways auto plant. There is an agreement between Haima and Derways on CKD assembly of the new-generation Haima 3. However, the timing for the vehicle's launch at Derways has not been announced.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/china-s-haima-takes-second-crack-russian-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/china-s-haima-takes-second-crack-russian-market#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Dealerships Europe China Russia Chery FAW Geely Globalization Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Derways Dong Guoqiang Great Wall Haima Lifan Timur Dzhlilov Mon, 22 Jul 2013 13:46:00 +0000 812301 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Russia sole European market for China-built SUV.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-65 <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of this week’s news involving automotive suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-65" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-65#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Africa / Middle East Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional China U.S. South Africa Chery Continental Ford IAC Mercedes PSA Valeo Volkswagen Aluminum Body Capacity Utilization Component Electric Vehicles Engine Finance Global Sources Globalization Hybrid Vehicles OE-Supplier Relations Transmission Vehicle Interiors AAM Feltex Israel Corp.Jacques Aschenbroich Markus Pirsch Novelis Qoros Roland Harings Weber Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:05:00 +0000 807121 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>&rsquo;14 F-150 Tremor&rsquo;s EcoBoost engine features ContiTech timing belts.</strong></p> Chinese Vehicle Market Slow to Turn Green http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/chinese-vehicle-market-slow-turn-green <div class="field-byline"> David Green </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“People want to buy the most car they can that impresses their friends,” consultant Greg Anderson says. “It’s just not fashionable to drive a car that’s seen as environmentally friendly.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/chinese-vehicle-market-slow-turn-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/chinese-vehicle-market-slow-turn-green#comments Public Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China BMW Brilliance Chery FAW Toyota Charging Electric Vehicles Globalization Hybrid Vehicles Incentives Product Development Sales Results Trade Beijing Automotive Group BYD China Association of Automobile Manufacturers Li Keqiang Miao Wei Fri, 19 Apr 2013 08:48:00 +0000 750151 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <b>Chinese policy makers appear to be favoring hybrid vehicles with subsidies.</b></p>