Chrysler http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53564/more en Indian Automakers Scramble Aboard Utility Bandwagon http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers plan to launch at least 33 new utility vehicles in the next 33 months. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific India Bentley Jeep Land Rover Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Mercedes Tata Sales & Marketing Product Development Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1336941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Locally built Hyundai Creta based on China-specific ix25.</strong></p> Activist UAW Members Look to End Tier 2, Pump Up Wages http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/activist-uaw-members-look-end-tier-2-pump-wages <div class="node-body article-body">Some officials express concern the union is more focused on maintaining its strike fund than using it to push for real economic gains, and they are putting the executive board on notice. “We have expectations,” notes one activist member.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/activist-uaw-members-look-end-tier-2-pump-wages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/activist-uaw-members-look-end-tier-2-pump-wages#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Chrysler Ford General Motors Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:44:00 +0000 1336191 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Williams says union wants to &ldquo;close the gap,&rdquo; but some members not sure that&rsquo;s enough.<o:p></o:p></b></p> James M. Amend Pebble Beach Close Up http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/pebble-beach-close <div class="node-body gallery-body">A closer look at some of the vehicles on display this past weekend in Carmel, CA, at the 65th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/pebble-beach-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/pebble-beach-close#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Germany United Kingdom Bentley Cadillac Chrysler Lincoln Rolls Royce Exterior Instrument Panel Interior Seats Mon, 17 Aug 2015 20:02:00 +0000 1333071 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2015-pebble-beach-concours-delegance <div class="node-body gallery-body">Carmel, CA, hosted the 65th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this past weekend, showcasing 200 exceptional vehicles dating from 1902 to 1966.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2015-pebble-beach-concours-delegance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2015-pebble-beach-concours-delegance#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany Italy United Kingdom Bentley Cadillac Chrysler Lancia Lincoln Mercedes Rolls Royce Exterior Instrument Panel Interior Seats Mon, 17 Aug 2015 18:35:00 +0000 1333021 at http://wardsauto.com Merge Those Powertrain Operations http://wardsauto.com/blog/merge-those-powertrain-operations <div class="node-body blog-body">In the NAFTA market alone, GM, Ford and FCA will build nearly 9 million engines and 9 million transmissions this year. FCA estimates nearly 90% of that production overlaps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/merge-those-powertrain-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/merge-those-powertrain-operations#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chrysler General Motors Globalization Product Development Road Ahead Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:04:00 +0000 1330341 at http://wardsauto.com Honda’s Pilot Elite Rises Back to Top of Ad Ranking http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-s-pilot-elite-rises-back-top-ad-ranking <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Volkswagen and Dodge rejoin the Top 5 list, with overall TV ad spending flat for the week at $75.8 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-s-pilot-elite-rises-back-top-ad-ranking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-s-pilot-elite-rises-back-top-ad-ranking#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Dodge Honda Mazda Volkswagen Advertising Fri, 14 Aug 2015 11:03:00 +0000 1331041 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 Woodward Dream Cruise http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2015-woodward-dream-cruise <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2015 Woodward Dream Cruise in Metro Detroit doesn't happen officially until this Saturday, but crowds have been gathering for several days in Royal Oak to see classic sheet metal. With mild weather, Tuesday night was perfect for car enthusiasts to see and be seen.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2015-woodward-dream-cruise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2015-woodward-dream-cruise#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Chevrolet Ford Mercedes SRT Exterior Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:33:00 +0000 1330721 at http://wardsauto.com Jeep Drives FCA’s July U.S. Sales Gain http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/jeep-drives-fca-s-july-us-sales-gain <div class="node-body article-body">Wrangler, Cherokee, Patriot and Compass all posted individual records for the month. Not faring as well were the Dodge and Fiat brands, both landing in negative territory.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/jeep-drives-fca-s-july-us-sales-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/jeep-drives-fca-s-july-us-sales-gain#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chrysler Fiat Sales Results Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:22:00 +0000 1324891 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cherokee sets July sales record in U.S. as Jeep posts new high for month.</strong></p> Chrysler Building Ram 1500 Diesels, But Sales Lag http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-building-ram-1500-diesels-sales-lag <div class="node-body blog-body">Through June, FCA says the diesel makes up 18% of the Ram 1500s shipped from the plant but only 12% of the retail mix. The automaker says a 20% retail mix remains in sight. But it should have been achieved by now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-building-ram-1500-diesels-sales-lag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-building-ram-1500-diesels-sales-lag#comments Blog Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America North America - Regional Mexico U.S. Italy Ram Diesel Engine Incentives Inventories Registrations Sales Results Vehicle Assembly 3.0L EcoDiesel Brighton Chrysler EcoDiesel installation rate Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Zeigler Chrysler Final Inspection Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1315181 at http://wardsauto.com UAW Intent on Closing Wage Gap at FCA http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-intent-closing-wage-gap-fca <div class="node-body article-body">President Dennis Williams says the UAW will stick to its tradition of pattern bargaining, in which a contract negotiated with one automaker is adopted by the others. That company typically also is named a strike target if the talks falter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-intent-closing-wage-gap-fca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-intent-closing-wage-gap-fca#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America U.S. Chrysler Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Labor & Human Resources Production Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:29:00 +0000 1314261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New work schedule prompted protests at FCA transmission plant in Kokomo, IN.</strong></p>