Fuji http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53592/more en Lexus Hovers Atop Most-Engaging Car Ads List http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/lexus-hovers-atop-most-engaging-car-ads-list <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">TNT beat out the broadcast networks to collect the lion’s share of automotive ad dollars, with an estimated $6.2 million, driven largely by sports-related programming.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/lexus-hovers-atop-most-engaging-car-ads-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/lexus-hovers-atop-most-engaging-car-ads-list#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Lexus Mazda Subaru Advertising Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:33:00 +0000 1334391 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s Here&rdquo; generated more than 200,000 online views.</strong></p> Japanese Automakers Report Record 6-Month Output http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/japanese-automakers-report-record-6-month-output <div class="node-body article-body">Production gains by Mazda, Suzuki and Subaru maker Fuji offset declines by Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/japanese-automakers-report-record-6-month-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/japanese-automakers-report-record-6-month-output#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Asia Pacific North America Asia Pacific - Regional U.S. Japan Honda Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Subaru Suzuki Toyota Production Wed, 12 Aug 2015 09:09:00 +0000 1329611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Outback output surges at Subaru&rsquo;s lone U.S. plant in Lafayette, IN.&nbsp;</strong></p> Australia’s LV Market Rides SUVs to Record July http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/australia-s-lv-market-rides-suvs-record-july <div class="node-body article-body">An industry group says SUV deliveries rose 13.4% during July, the segment’s fourth record month of the year, and accounted for more than 35% of the new-car market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/australia-s-lv-market-rides-suvs-record-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/australia-s-lv-market-rides-suvs-record-july#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Hyundai Mazda Subaru Toyota Sales Results Thu, 06 Aug 2015 09:19:00 +0000 1327291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sales leader Toyota fields Land Cruiser Prado in hot SUV segment.</strong></p> Subaru’s Lightweight Boxer Punches Above Weight http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/subaru-s-lightweight-boxer-punches-above-weight <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Story Behind 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Subaru’s hardy flat-fours once were criticized as buzzy, unrefined and not very fuel-efficient, but the latest 268-hp 2.0L turbocharged, direct-injected iteration earns high praise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/subaru-s-lightweight-boxer-punches-above-weight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/subaru-s-lightweight-boxer-punches-above-weight#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Subaru Gasoline Story Behind 2015 10 Best Engines Turbocharger Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1304071 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Subaru says this DI turbocharged H-4 is unique in the industry.&nbsp;</strong></p> Will CARB’s Eased ZEV Rules Grow Cleaner-Car Demand? http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Regulators are granting Volvo, Mitsubishi, Mazda, JLR and Subaru an added hybrid option and a later compliance date of Jan. 1, 2018, by which time each company will be expected to have an approved pure ZEV or hybrid transitional ZEV on the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Jaguar Land Rover Mazda Mitsubishi Subaru Tesla Volvo Car Electric Vehicles Emissions Engines Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Sales Results Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:04:00 +0000 1302421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mitsubishi launching Outlander PHEV in U.S. next year.</strong></p> Subaru Hitting on All Cylinders With All-Wheel Drive http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-hitting-all-cylinders-all-wheel-drive <div class="node-body article-body">Though CUVs are leading the way, marketing strategist Dave Sullivan says Subaru is benefiting from the all-wheel-drive technology employed in almost all of its cars yet is offered by few competitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-hitting-all-cylinders-all-wheel-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-hitting-all-cylinders-all-wheel-drive#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Subaru Capacity Utilization Sales Results Thu, 21 May 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1283381 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><strong>&rsquo;15 Outback heads downhill as Subaru sales head up.</strong><o:p></o:p></p> Subaru Wants Its Auto Dealers to Get Personal http://wardsauto.com/dealers/subaru-wants-its-auto-dealers-get-personal <div class="node-body article-body">Customers still seek the human touch, says company president Tom Doll, advising against relying too much on technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/subaru-wants-its-auto-dealers-get-personal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/subaru-wants-its-auto-dealers-get-personal#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Subaru Information Technology Internet Marketing Wed, 06 May 2015 04:00:00 +0000 1271201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Doll asks&nbsp;dealers to make someone&rsquo;s day.</strong></p> Analyst Scorecard Shows Japanese Automakers Humming Along http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/analyst-scorecard-shows-japanese-automakers-humming-along <div class="node-body article-body">Favorable exchange rates, growing new-vehicle demand worldwide and some astute management moves play a role in the positive near-term outlook. Weaknesses? There are some, says CLSA’s Chris Richter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/analyst-scorecard-shows-japanese-automakers-humming-along" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/analyst-scorecard-shows-japanese-automakers-humming-along#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Japan Fuji Honda Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Toyota Finance Fri, 01 May 2015 11:42:00 +0000 1267051 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Mazda&rsquo;s Mexican assembly plant factor in its &ldquo;remarkable&rdquo; transformation.</b><o:p></o:p></p> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Nominees Roundtable - Part One http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominees-roundtable-part-one <div class="node-body video-body">WardsAuto editors gather for a roundtable discussion of several vehicles vying for 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors honors. Vehicles discussed include: GMC Canyon, Chevy Colorado, Honda CR-V and Subaru Legacy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominees-roundtable-part-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominees-roundtable-part-one#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America Chevrolet GMC Honda Subaru Interior Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:53:00 +0000 1255611 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Nominees http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-ward-s-10-best-interiors-nominees <div class="node-body gallery-body">Editors evaluated 42 vehicles as part of the 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors competition. Here are some of the nominees. Winners will be announced April 16.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-ward-s-10-best-interiors-nominees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-ward-s-10-best-interiors-nominees#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. BMW Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Ford Honda Hyundai Jeep Kia Lexus Lincoln Mercedes Subaru Toyota Cockpit Headliner Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Hybrid Vehicles Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:14:00 +0000 1254581 at http://wardsauto.com