General Motors http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53596/more en Cadillac CT6 Interior Rearview Mirror to Stream Video http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cadillac-ct6-interior-rearview-mirror-stream-video <div class="node-body article-body">GM claims the mirror improves the driver’s field of vision by an estimated 300%, or roughly four times greater than a standard rearview mirror.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cadillac-ct6-interior-rearview-mirror-stream-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cadillac-ct6-interior-rearview-mirror-stream-video#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Cadillac Cameras Future Products Vehicle Interiors Cadillac CT6 rearview mirror Super Cruise Travis Hester Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:00:00 +0000 1185701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cadillac CTS rearview mirror streams video.</strong></p> UAW Chief Pledges to Narrow 2-Tier Wage Gap http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-chief-pledges-narrow-2-tier-wage-gap <div class="node-body article-body">Dennis Williams does not seem convinced complete wage parity will occur, as he talks about “bridging” the gap between the two levels and stresses that the automakers must continue to be successful.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-chief-pledges-narrow-2-tier-wage-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-chief-pledges-narrow-2-tier-wage-gap#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics North America U.S. Chrysler Ford General Motors Nissan Toyota Labor & Human Resources Trade United Auto Workers (UAW) 2-tier wage Bob King Dennis Williams Trans Pacific Partnership Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:00:00 +0000 1182061 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>UAW President Williams speaks to journalists at Solidarity House. </strong></p> Luxury Automakers Cater to Lead Feet of Well-Heeled http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/luxury-automakers-cater-lead-feet-well-heeled <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With mass-market cars now offering LED lighting, Bluetooth connectivity and even Alcantara fabrics, performance is where many luxury brands are trying to stand out. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/luxury-automakers-cater-lead-feet-well-heeled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/luxury-automakers-cater-lead-feet-well-heeled#comments Public World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology World Audi Bentley Cadillac Maybach Mercedes Porsche Sales & Marketing Autonomous Vehicles Information & Entertainment Interior Lighting Materials Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:12:00 +0000 1176411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Porsche Panamera Turbo S lacks little except cutting-edge technology.</strong></p> Thai Government Offers Encouragement to Automakers http://wardsauto.com/politics/thai-government-offers-encouragement-automakers <div class="node-body article-body">Industry Minister Chakramon Phasukvanich says upcoming excise-tax changes will lower retail prices of eco-cars and hybrids. The new tax will be based on carbon-dioxide emissions, E-85 compatibility and fuel efficiency instead of engine size.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/thai-government-offers-encouragement-automakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/thai-government-offers-encouragement-automakers#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Ford General Motors Mitsubishi Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Emissions Finance Fuel Economy Incentives Production Sales Results Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:04:00 +0000 1179251 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Government lowering taxes on eco-cars including Mitsubishi Mirage.</strong></p> Ford, GM Holden Woo Oz Buyers as Production Era Ends http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/ford-gm-holden-woo-oz-buyers-production-era-ends <div class="node-body article-body">The core of Ford’s transformation is its dealerships’ evolution with modern customer trends, while GM Holden’s new Customer Council is designed to facilitate direct feedback on the automaker’s products and customer service.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/ford-gm-holden-woo-oz-buyers-production-era-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/ford-gm-holden-woo-oz-buyers-production-era-ends#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Ford Holden Advertising Dealership Management Restructuring Social Media Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:50:00 +0000 1177521 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM Holden Customer Council seeks loyal owners&rsquo; feedback.</strong></p> Variety Distinguishes 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/variety-distinguishes-2015-ward-s-10-best-engines <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WardsAuto editors evaluated 37 all-new or improved powertrains before settling on the winners: two V-8s, a diesel V-6, three 4-cyl. turbos, two 3-cyl. turbos, a battery-electric vehicle and a hydrogen-powered fuel cell.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/variety-distinguishes-2015-ward-s-10-best-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/variety-distinguishes-2015-ward-s-10-best-engines#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 U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Sweden United Kingdom BMW Chevrolet Dodge Ford Hyundai Mini Ram Subaru Volkswagen Volvo Car Automatic Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Future Products Gasoline Li-ion Manual Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger 2.0L turbo 4-cyl. engine 6.2L LT1 V-8 BMW i3 Chevrolet Corvette Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Ford Fiesta EcoBoost hydrogen fuel cell Hyundai Tucson FCV range extender Volvo T5 Drive-E Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:30:00 +0000 1175021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>2015 <em>Ward&rsquo;s 10 Best Engines</em> winners will receive trophies at ceremony during Detroit auto show.</strong></p> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines Winners http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-winners <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines were chosen from a field of 37 nominees, including the 10 returning winners and 27 all-new or re-engineered powertrains and propulsion systems available in the U.S. for under $60,000. The winners consist of two V-8s, a diesel V-6, three 4-cyl. turbos, two 2-cyl. turbos, an electric vehicle and a hydrogen-powered fuel cell.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-winners#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 U.S. Japan South Korea Germany BMW Chevrolet Dodge Ford Hyundai Mini Ram Subaru Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:29:00 +0000 1175431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Display in Hyundai Tucson Fuel-Cell Vehicle shows 228 miles (367 km) of range.</strong></p> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines Roundtable - Part Three http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-wards-10-best-engines-roundtable-part-three <div class="node-body video-body">WardsAuto editors gather for a roundtable discussion of several muscle engine vehicles vying for 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines honors. Vehicles discussed include: Audi S5, Mercedes C-Class, Hyundai Genesis, Dodge Challenger, Chevy Corvette. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-wards-10-best-engines-roundtable-part-three" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-wards-10-best-engines-roundtable-part-three#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives Ward's 10 Best Engines North America U.S. Audi Chevrolet Dodge Hyundai Mercedes Engines Test Drives Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:57:00 +0000 1172631 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines Roundtable - Part Two http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/2015-wards-10-best-engines-roundtable-part-two <div class="node-body video-body">WardsAuto editors gather for a roundtable discussion of several diesel vehicles vying for 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines honors. Vehicles discussed include: BMW X5, Cruze Diesel, Ram 1500, Ford Transit, Volkswagen Golf TDI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/2015-wards-10-best-engines-roundtable-part-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/2015-wards-10-best-engines-roundtable-part-two#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Test Drives Ward's 10 Best Engines North America U.S. BMW Chevrolet Ford Ram Volkswagen Gasoline Test Drives Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:09:00 +0000 1172231 at http://wardsauto.com Game of Inches for Small-Car Importers Eyeing Korea http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/game-inches-small-car-importers-eyeing-korea <div class="node-body article-body">Foreign automakers can import their small cars into Korea, but without city-car certification they must compete against homegrown models that meet the requirements and entice buyers with many government incentives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/game-inches-small-car-importers-eyeing-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/game-inches-small-car-importers-eyeing-korea#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific South Korea Chevrolet Fiat Kia Opel/Vauxhall Renault Smart Globalization Incentives Production Sales Results Trade Fri, 05 Dec 2014 11:02:00 +0000 1169131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fiat 500 1.6 ins. too wide for spiff-laden city-car certification.</strong></p>