Mazda http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53620/more en Toyota Remains Unchallenged Global Hybrid Leader http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/toyota-remains-unchallenged-global-hybrid-leader <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota sold 665,740 hybrids in the year’s first six months, 4.1% ahead of last year's record pace. Honda followed with global sales of 158,696 units, a 105.8% spike, while Hyundai jumped 33% to 27,118.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/toyota-remains-unchallenged-global-hybrid-leader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/toyota-remains-unchallenged-global-hybrid-leader#comments Public Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Honda Hyundai Infiniti Kia Lexus Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Subaru Toyota Electric Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Production Sales Results Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:22:00 +0000 1087731 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Aqua, sold outside Japan as Prius C, top-selling hybrid through June.</strong></p> SUVs Soften July New-Car Sales Fall in Australia http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/suvs-soften-july-new-car-sales-fall-australia <div class="node-body article-body">July SUV sales jumped 12.7% from prior-year to 28,805 units, good for a 32.1% share of the new-car market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/suvs-soften-july-new-car-sales-fall-australia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/suvs-soften-july-new-car-sales-fall-australia#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Ford Holden Hyundai Jeep Mazda Toyota Employment Production Restructuring Sales Results Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:58:00 +0000 1077611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Corolla one of eight segment-leading Toyota models.</strong></p> Malaysia Reviewing Latest Green-Vehicle Proposal http://wardsauto.com/politics/malaysia-reviewing-latest-green-vehicle-proposal <div class="node-body article-body">The Malaysian Automotive Institute and the Malaysian Investment Development Authority are assessing the financial strength of two companies wanting to build energy-efficient vehicles.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/malaysia-reviewing-latest-green-vehicle-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/malaysia-reviewing-latest-green-vehicle-proposal#comments Public Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Malaysia Mazda Perodua Politics Alternative Fuels Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Production Vehicle Assembly Go Automobile Great Wall Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:59:00 +0000 1055001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Malaysia&rsquo;s Go Automobile to assemble Chinese Great Wall M4 EEVs.</strong></p> Oz First-Half Sales Robust But Dip Year-on-Year http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/oz-first-half-sales-robust-dip-year-year <div class="node-body article-body">First-half deliveries were about 100,000 units shy of the record set in the 2012-2013 financial year, resulting in a 2.4% decline from that total.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/oz-first-half-sales-robust-dip-year-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/oz-first-half-sales-robust-dip-year-year#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Asia Pacific Audi Holden Hyundai Kia Mazda Mitsubishi Toyota Sales Results Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:55:00 +0000 1053531 at http://wardsauto.com May LV Sales Reflect Post-Coup Thai Consumer Jitters http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/may-lv-sales-reflect-post-coup-thai-consumer-jitters <div class="node-body article-body">A Toyota executive says June traditionally is a top-selling month and the industry is hoping consumer outlook will relax as the country stabilizes following last month’s military takeover.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/may-lv-sales-reflect-post-coup-thai-consumer-jitters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/may-lv-sales-reflect-post-coup-thai-consumer-jitters#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Ford Honda Isuzu Mazda Nissan Toyota Sales Results Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:21:00 +0000 1045531 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota year-to-date car sales falling at lower rate than competition.</strong></p> Mazda 3 - Ward's 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony 2014 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-3-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2014 <div class="node-body video-body">Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 21, 2014 in Dearborn, MI. WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter announces the winners and calls auto maker representatives to the stage to accept their honors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-3-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-3-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2014#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Mazda Interior Tue, 24 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 1043721 at http://wardsauto.com Most Brands Decline in J.D. Power IQS http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/most-brands-decline-jd-power-iqs <div class="node-body article-body">More than half of U.S. auto brands measured fell from 2013 to 2014, with all GM brands, Audi, Chrysler, Fiat, Honda, Toyota and Volkswagen losing ground.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/most-brands-decline-jd-power-iqs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/most-brands-decline-jd-power-iqs#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Mazda Mercedes Mitsubishi Nissan Toyota Volkswagen Vehicles & Technology Acura Audi BMW Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Dodge Fiat Ford General Motors GMC Honda Hyundai Initial Quality Study IQS J.D. Power & Associates Jeep Kia Lexus Lincoln Mercedes-Benz Nissan Ram Scion Subaru Toyota Volkswagen Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 1041701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fiat dead last among brands in 2014 IQS.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-112 <div class="node-body article-body">Halla Visteon Climate Control takes control of Chinese JV; Malaysia trade mission seeks to build on Mazda investment; JCI opens big battery plant in China.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-112" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-112#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Japan Malaysia United Kingdom Bugatti JCI Magna Mazda Mercedes Nissan Batteries Finance Global Sources Globalization Headliner Hybrid Vehicles OE-Supplier Relations Purchashing Restructuring Trade Transmissions Delta Kogyo Grede Holdings Halla Visteon Hirotec Hitachi Japan Climate Systems Maxim Integrated Products Motus Preh Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:22:00 +0000 1033731 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Magna Powertrain AWD system designed for Mercedes C-segment.</strong></p> SUV Demand Can’t Prevent Oz Sales Backslide in May http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/suv-demand-can-t-prevent-oz-sales-backslide-may <div class="node-body article-body">The industry’s lowest May sales tally since 2011 left the year-to-date total down 2.9% to 441,642 units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/suv-demand-can-t-prevent-oz-sales-backslide-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/suv-demand-can-t-prevent-oz-sales-backslide-may#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Ford Holden Hyundai Jeep Mazda Toyota Sales Results Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:33:00 +0000 1033391 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>CX-5 best-seller in slump-defying SUV segment.</strong></p> Japanese Automakers Expect Gains to Continue in Fiscal 2014 http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/japanese-automakers-expect-gains-continue-fiscal-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Lesser players Suzuki and Subaru manufacturer Fuji Heavy Industries posted both record earnings and sales in fiscal 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/japanese-automakers-expect-gains-continue-fiscal-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/japanese-automakers-expect-gains-continue-fiscal-2014#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Japan Daihatsu Hino Honda Isuzu Lexus Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Suzuki Toyota Finance Production Sales Results Thu, 29 May 2014 11:01:00 +0000 1028131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>N-BOX Japan&rsquo;s best-selling kei car in 2013.</strong></p>