Dongfeng http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53576/more en Chinese Automakers, Suppliers Encouraged to Go Global http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/chinese-automakers-suppliers-encouraged-go-global <div class="node-body article-body">The local industry recognizes there’s still work to be done to improve quality and upgrade technology – huge tasks, in fact. But government officials and company insiders say it’s time to prepare for a bigger play around the world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/chinese-automakers-suppliers-encouraged-go-global" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/chinese-automakers-suppliers-encouraged-go-global#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific China Dongfeng Globalization Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:27:00 +0000 1137161 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Government officials, execs tell Global Automotive Forum it&rsquo;s time for industry to plot global drive, put some passion in their vehicles.<o:p></o:p></b></p> Local Chinese Brands Front and Center at Macau Show http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/local-chinese-brands-front-and-center-macau-show <div class="node-body article-body">The show, set for Nov. 7-9, has attracted more than 60 major automobile brands from 15 countries and regions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/local-chinese-brands-front-and-center-macau-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/local-chinese-brands-front-and-center-macau-show#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific China Audi BMW Dongfeng FAW Jaguar Land Rover Mercedes SAIC Tesla Volvo Car Sales & Marketing Globalization Wed, 08 Oct 2014 09:19:00 +0000 1132141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chinese automakers up against offerings by Audi, other luxury brands.</strong></p> Geneva’s Glamour Belies Region Still Shackled by Economic Crisis http://wardsauto.com/europe/geneva-s-glamour-belies-region-still-shackled-economic-crisis <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne warns that the disintegration of sales since 2007 equates to the loss of nearly 12 assembly plants. European automakers, however, have not rebalanced manufacturing capacity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/geneva-s-glamour-belies-region-still-shackled-economic-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/geneva-s-glamour-belies-region-still-shackled-economic-crisis#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional Citroen Dongfeng Fiat Ford Jeep Opel/Vauxhall Peugeot Renault Volkswagen 2014 Geneva Auto Show Capacity Utilization Restructuring Sales Results ACEA Dan Ammann Erik Jonnaert European Union IHS Automotive Sergio Marchionne Stephanie Brinley Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:07:00 +0000 977971 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volkswagen stand at 2014 Geneva auto show.</strong></p> Hyundai Mum on Reports of Fourth Plant for China http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/hyundai-mum-reports-fourth-plant-china <div class="node-body article-body">The Beijing Hyundai JV already has three plants in Beijing operating at combined maximum capacity of about 1.1 million units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/hyundai-mum-reports-fourth-plant-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/hyundai-mum-reports-fourth-plant-china#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific China Dongfeng Ford General Motors Hyundai Kia SAIC Wuling Capacity Utilization Globalization Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Chongqing Chung Mong-koo Shanghai Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:15:00 +0000 960161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Elantra Yuedong geared to Chinese market.</strong></p> PSA Drama at Center Stage of 2013 French Auto Scene http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-drama-center-stage-2013-french-auto-scene <div class="node-body article-body">PSA Peugeot Citroen stands alone while other small global players are joining in groups that help spread engineering and production costs over higher volumes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-drama-center-stage-2013-french-auto-scene" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-drama-center-stage-2013-french-auto-scene#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Europe France Citroen Dongfeng General Motors Nissan Peugeot Renault Volkswagen Finance Globalization Restructuring Sales Results Trade Arnaud Montebourg Carlos Ghosn Carlos Tavares CCFA Christian Streiff Jean-Martin Folz L'Observatoire Cetelem Philippe Varin Thu, 02 Jan 2014 10:35:00 +0000 920001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Peugeot 208 automaker&rsquo;s only top-10-seller in Europe.</strong></p> Despite Roadblocks, China Growth Not Abating Soon http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/despite-roadblocks-china-growth-not-abating-soon <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Automotive Outlook </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Efforts by the Chinese government to control auto sales are having the adverse effect of spurring new-car purchases at rates higher than expected.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/despite-roadblocks-china-growth-not-abating-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/despite-roadblocks-china-growth-not-abating-soon#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific China Dongfeng General Motors Volkswagen Beijing China China Automotive Review Frank Zhao General Motors Global Automotive Forum gm Great Wall UMTRI University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute Volkswagen Wang Xia Wayne Xing Wuhan Yingzi Su Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:35:00 +0000 906101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Beijing cutting back on license plates to ease smog, congestion.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-85 <div class="node-body article-body">Magna CEO dismisses Faurecia stock-purchase report; Indian parts-makers urged to forge closer ties with Japanese automakers; Production resumes at Republic Steel plant off-line for five years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-85" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-85#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Canada India U.S. Japan Malaysia Thailand BMW Dongfeng Faurecia Magna Mini PSA ZF Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Capacity Utilization Employment Finance Global Sources Globalization Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Pedestrian Protection Production Steel Suspension Trade Automotive Components Manufacturers Association of India Don Walker Harish Lakshman Republic Steel Toshiba Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:55:00 +0000 903391 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>ZF supplies axles to nearby BMW plant in Malaysia.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-80 <div class="node-body article-body">Dana strenghtens ties with India’s Mahindra; composites developer opens new Detroit-area headquarters, R&D operation; Visteon subsidiary bids for Thai auto-electronics business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-80" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-80#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Australia China India U.S. Thailand Dana Dongfeng Getrag Lear Mahindra & Mahindra Visteon Capacity Utilization Chassis Dual Clutch (DCT) Electronics Future Products Globalization Laws/Law Enforcement OE-Supplier Relations Purchashing Seats Transmission Vehicle Interiors Continental Structural Plastics Koyo Australia Relan Group Toyota Boshuku Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:40:00 +0000 873021 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Getrag, Chinese JV partner to build DCTs for Asian market.</strong></p> JPMorgan: Japan’s Auto Makers Headed for Record Sales, Earnings http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jpmorgan-japan-s-auto-makers-headed-record-sales-earnings <div class="node-body article-body">Reports by JPMorgan Securities Japan detail the industry’s reversal of fortune since the dark days following the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy and subsequent start of the global recession in fall 2008.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jpmorgan-japan-s-auto-makers-headed-record-sales-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jpmorgan-japan-s-auto-makers-headed-record-sales-earnings#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Japan Dongfeng Honda Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Subaru Suzuki Toyota Finance Product Development Production Sales Results Euro exchange rates JPMorgan Securities Japan Skyactiv yen Thu, 29 Aug 2013 09:37:00 +0000 835341 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>&rsquo;14 Mazda3 expected to help drive record profits.</strong></p> New Nissan Cabover Truck to Be Built in Avila, Spain http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/new-nissan-cabover-truck-be-built-avila-spain <div class="node-body article-body">The new vehicles eventually will replace the Atleon range, which currently is assembled in Avila along with a lighter range, the Cabstar, which remains on the market for now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/new-nissan-cabover-truck-be-built-avila-spain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/new-nissan-cabover-truck-be-built-avila-spain#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Spain Dongfeng Nissan Sales & Marketing Emissions Turbocharger Vehicle Assembly undefined Thu, 13 Jun 2013 09:22:00 +0000 791501 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>New truck range under discussion since 2004.</strong></p>