Nissan http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53626/more en Infiniti Teases Interior of Coming Q30 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/infiniti-teases-interior-coming-q30 <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Frankfurt International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The “premium active compact,” as Infiniti calls it, will go on sale next year in the U.S. alongside the QX30 unveiled in concept form at the Geneva auto show in February.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/infiniti-teases-interior-coming-q30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/infiniti-teases-interior-coming-q30#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Infiniti Future Products Interior Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:21:00 +0000 1340871 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Infiniti Q30 to bow in Frankfurt.</strong></p> Cummins Diesel Carves Niche for Nissan Titan http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cummins-diesel-carves-niche-nissan-titan <div class="node-body article-body">The Nissan Titan XD’s new 5.0L V-8, supplied by Cummins, is intended to “fill the diesel white space” between heavy-duty and light-duty pickups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cummins-diesel-carves-niche-nissan-titan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/cummins-diesel-carves-niche-nissan-titan#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Nissan Diesel Engine Product Development Turbocharger Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:50:00 +0000 1338731 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cummins employee inserts piston in Nissan 5.0L diesel as part of pilot production.</strong></p> Cummins Engine Plant Tour http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/cummins-engine-plant-tour <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Cummins engine plant in Columbus, IN, is in pilot production of the 5.0L turbodiesel V-8 soon to be delivered to Nissan for the all-new Titan XD fullsize pickup truck. Sales are set to begin by year's end.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/cummins-engine-plant-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/cummins-engine-plant-tour#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Nissan Suppliers Diesel Engine Manufacturing Technology Product Development Turbocharger Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:49:00 +0000 1339261 at http://wardsauto.com Lexus Retains Most-Engaging Car Ad Crown http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/lexus-retains-most-engaging-car-ad-crown <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Overall, automakers spent an estimated $84.6 million on television ads for the week, nearly $10 million more than last week, airing 231 spots over 19,000 times nationally.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/lexus-retains-most-engaging-car-ad-crown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/lexus-retains-most-engaging-car-ad-crown#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chevrolet Ford Hyundai Lexus Mazda Nissan Advertising Social Media Viral Marketing Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:37:00 +0000 1338191 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lexus hoverboard ad beats out Mazda.</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> Electrification Generates U.K. Motorists’ Interest http://wardsauto.com/europe/electrification-generates-uk-motorists-interest <div class="node-body article-body">Infrastructure provider ChargeMaster says more than 90% of electric-vehicle charging takes place at home while total charging volumes have soared 163% since 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/electrification-generates-uk-motorists-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/electrification-generates-uk-motorists-interest#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Audi BMW Mitsubishi Nissan Renault Toyota Volkswagen Charging Electric Vehicles Incentives Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Fri, 07 Aug 2015 10:01:00 +0000 1326571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Expanded charging infrastructure to keep Prius PHEV going.</strong></p> Former Infiniti Exec Joins VW http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/former-infiniti-exec-joins-vw <div class="node-body article-body">Michael Bartsch headed home to oversee VW Australia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/former-infiniti-exec-joins-vw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/former-infiniti-exec-joins-vw#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific North America Australia U.S. Infiniti Volkswagen Labor & Human Resources Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:06:00 +0000 1326221 at http://wardsauto.com Mcity Sets Stage for Self-Driving at Willow Run? http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mcity-sets-stage-self-driving-willow-run <div class="node-body article-body">Ann Arbor’s Mcity test track includes four traffic lights, an underpass, metal bridge deck, gravel roadways and parking spaces that are angled, perpendicular and parallel. Efforts are under way to open a similar but larger facility nearby in Ypsilanti.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mcity-sets-stage-self-driving-willow-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mcity-sets-stage-self-driving-willow-run#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Autoliv Bosch Delphi Denso Faurecia Ford General Motors Honda Nissan Toyota TRW ZF Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Pedestrian Protection Product Development Radar Safety Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:22:00 +0000 1316621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mercedes GL test vehicle cruises past makeshift storefronts at Mcity in Ann Arbor.</strong></p> Tom Murphy Mcity Autonomous Vehicle Test Track http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track <div class="node-body gallery-body">Located on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Mcity is a $10 million 32-acre (13-ha) test track with roundabouts, bike lanes, a tree canopy and 4-way intersections to simulate small-town traffic situations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Autoliv Bosch Chevrolet Delphi Denso Ford Honda Nissan Toyota TRW ZF Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Collision Avoidance Product Development Safety Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:21:00 +0000 1316641 at http://wardsauto.com Indonesia 6-Month Sales Down; Philippines, Taiwan Up http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/indonesia-6-month-sales-down-philippines-taiwan <div class="node-body article-body">Softening domestic demand in Indonesia prompted the Association of Indonesia Automotive Industries to lower its 2015 sales forecast to 1.1 million units from 1.2 million earlier in the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/indonesia-6-month-sales-down-philippines-taiwan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/indonesia-6-month-sales-down-philippines-taiwan#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Indonesia Philippines Taiwan Mitsubishi Nissan Toyota Production Sales Results Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1315211 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Top-selling Vios helps Toyota dominate Philippines market.</strong></p>