Chrysler http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53564/more en Jeep CEO Expects Sales Momentum to Continue After Record 2014 http://wardsauto.com/north-america/jeep-ceo-expects-sales-momentum-continue-after-record-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Jeep CEO Mike Manley says the brand’s next goal is to sell 1.9 million units annually by 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/jeep-ceo-expects-sales-momentum-continue-after-record-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/jeep-ceo-expects-sales-momentum-continue-after-record-2014#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Jeep 2015 North American International Auto Show Globalization Sales Results Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:30:00 +0000 1206371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Manley says low gasoline prices not causing segment shifts.&nbsp;</strong></p> 2015 NAIAS: Shots From the Floor http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2015-naias-shots-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body">A photo gallery of highlights from press preview and supplier days at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2015-naias-shots-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2015-naias-shots-floor#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America - Regional U.S. Aisin Auto Makers Chrysler Dealerships Denso Ford General Motors Suppliers ZF 2015 North American International Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:42:00 +0000 1196261 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Confident in Pickup Path http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ford-confident-pickup-path <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ford marketing chief Doug Scott says the midsize pickup segment remains small and the high cost of diesel engines and fuel are cost-prohibitive. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ford-confident-pickup-path" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ford-confident-pickup-path#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford Ram 2015 North American International Auto Show Diesel Gasoline Sales Results Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:42:00 +0000 1199301 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford marketing chief says diesels and midsize pickups not on agenda.&nbsp;</strong></p> Ram Rebel Geared Toward Off-Road Use http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ram-rebel-geared-toward-road-use <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ram Rebel receives a number of exterior changes, including a billet silver Ram badge on the grille.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ram-rebel-geared-toward-road-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ram-rebel-geared-toward-road-use#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ram 2015 North American International Auto Show Exterior Gasoline Interior Suspension Tue, 13 Jan 2015 05:01:00 +0000 1196821 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Ram Rebel powered by 3.6L Pentastar V-6 or 5.7L Hemi V-8.</strong></p> Automotive Mergers Needed, Marchionne Says http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/automotive-mergers-needed-marchionne-says <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne says automotive mergers would allow automakers to spread out the cost of product-development programs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/automotive-mergers-needed-marchionne-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/automotive-mergers-needed-marchionne-says#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Chrysler Fiat 2015 North American International Auto Show Fuel Economy Product Development Restructuring Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:31:00 +0000 1198111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Marchionne says no current plans to merge with another automaker.&nbsp;</strong></p> TRW Pleased With First CES Display http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-pleased-first-ces-display <div class="node-body article-body">More than 170,000 analysts, techies, executives, purchasing agents and company reps attended this year’s CES from around the world to learn what’s new and on the horizon. Some 3,500 companies exhibited, including TRW.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-pleased-first-ces-display" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-pleased-first-ces-display#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany Audi BMW Chevrolet Chrysler Fiat Ford Mercedes TRW Volkswagen ZF Sales & Marketing Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Brakes Future Products Product Development Purchashing Bosch Carsten Hass cloud computing Consumer electronics Show Delphi Denso John Wilkerson Las Vegas Convention Center Magna Valeo vehicle-to-infrastructure Sun, 11 Jan 2015 21:56:00 +0000 1197191 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>TRW&#39;s acrylic car showing supplier content was popular among CES booth visitors.</strong></p> Dodge Launching Viper Customization Program http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/dodge-launching-viper-customization-program <div class="node-body article-body">Customers will be able to choose between 8,000 exterior color options, 24,000 custom stripe colors, 10 wheel options, 16 interior trims and six aero packages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/dodge-launching-viper-customization-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/dodge-launching-viper-customization-program#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Dodge Thu, 08 Jan 2015 19:58:00 +0000 1196241 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Customizable &rsquo;15 Dodge Viper GTC starts at $94,995.</strong></p> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines Quick Hits http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-quick-hits <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A concise pro-and-con summation of all 37 powertrains evaluated in the 2015 competition. Many of these comments came directly from editor score sheets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-quick-hits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-quick-hits#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional China U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Italy Sweden United Kingdom Acura Alfa Romeo Audi BMW BMW Chevrolet Fiat Ford Honda Hyundai Kia Lexus Lincoln Mercedes Mini Ram SRT Subaru Toyota Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy Gasoline Li-ion Product Development Supercharger Transmissions Turbocharger 300h Acura RLX Sport Hybrid Alfa Romeo 4C Audi S5 BMW i3 Chevrolet Cruze Corvette Stingray F-150 Fiat 500e Ford Fiesta Fusion Genesis Honda Accord Hyundai Tucson FCV Lexus NX 200T Mini Cooper Mustang S3 Sonata TLX Volvo S60 VW GTI X5 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1189231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mercedes C400, with 329-hp 3.0L bi-turbo V-6, coaches efficient driving.&nbsp;</strong></p> Minimal Near-Term Relief Seen for Brazil http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/minimal-near-term-relief-seen-brazil <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Automotive Outlook </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Neither a better employment picture nor more widely available credit for car buyers is expected in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/minimal-near-term-relief-seen-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/minimal-near-term-relief-seen-brazil#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing South America Brazil Audi General Motors Jeep Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing ANFAVEA Audi BMW Brazil Brazilian Chevy Trax Fenabrave Ford General Motors gm Guido Vildozo IHS Jaime Ardila Jeep Luxury Renegade Volkswagen VW Wed, 07 Jan 2015 11:04:00 +0000 1194671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Small CUVs such as Chevy Trax gaining popularity in Brazil.</strong></p> Asians Grow Share in 2014, Americans Flat, Europeans Down http://wardsauto.com/north-america/asians-grow-share-2014-americans-flat-europeans-down <div class="node-body article-body">Audi, BMW, Jeep, Kia, Nissan, Ram and Subaru were some of the brands that registered market-share gains in the U.S. last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/asians-grow-share-2014-americans-flat-europeans-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/asians-grow-share-2014-americans-flat-europeans-down#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. BMW Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Nissan Subaru Toyota Volkswagen Sales Results Audi BMW Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Fiat General Motors GMC Honda Hyundai Jeep Kia Mitsubishi Nissan Ram Subaru Toyota Volkswagen Volvo Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:47:00 +0000 1194291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jeep biggest-gaining brand of 2014 in U.S.</strong></p>