Renault http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53639/more en U.K. Car-Sharing Club Growing Renault Zoe EV Fleet http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/uk-car-sharing-club-growing-renault-zoe-ev-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">The club says it chose the Zoe over other EVs because the 5-door hatchback is easy to use and ideal for members who have not driven an electric car before.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/uk-car-sharing-club-growing-renault-zoe-ev-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/uk-car-sharing-club-growing-renault-zoe-ev-fleet#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Analysis Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Technology United Kingdom Miscellaneous Renault Electric Vehicles Vehicles in Operation Tue, 10 Nov 2015 10:16:00 +0000 1389001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Car-sharing club&rsquo;s incentives include no mileage charge.</strong></p> PSA, Toyota Lead Way as European Cars Get Cleaner http://wardsauto.com/industry/psa-toyota-lead-way-european-cars-get-cleaner <div class="node-body article-body">A report by Transport & Environment says the European auto industry as a whole reduced CO2 emissions 2.6% to 123.4 g/km last year from 126.8 g/km in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/psa-toyota-lead-way-european-cars-get-cleaner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/psa-toyota-lead-way-european-cars-get-cleaner#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Technology Miscellaneous Mitsubishi Nissan Peugeot Renault Toyota Electric Vehicles Emissions Hybrid Vehicles Wed, 23 Sep 2015 08:57:00 +0000 1353441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>All-electric iOn helps Peugeot claim Europe&rsquo;s lowest CO2 emissions.</strong></p> Renault Spain Hires 1,000 to Meet Kadjar CUV Demand http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-spain-hires-1000-meet-kadjar-cuv-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Renault launched assembly of the Kadjar, its first C-segment CUV, in April and is exporting it to 40 countries. Current daily output is 450 units on each of two shifts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-spain-hires-1000-meet-kadjar-cuv-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-spain-hires-1000-meet-kadjar-cuv-demand#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Industry Spain Data & Insights Miscellaneous Renault Capacity Utilization Employment Vehicle Assembly Fri, 18 Sep 2015 09:47:00 +0000 1348821 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kadjar clamor prompts third shift at Spanish plant.</strong></p> European Automakers Juggle CO2, Driver Data Obligations http://wardsauto.com/industry/european-automakers-juggle-co2-driver-data-obligations <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Speaking on the topic of future emissions regulations, ACEA President Carlos Ghosn appeals for an integrated strategy involving all CO2 emitters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/european-automakers-juggle-co2-driver-data-obligations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/european-automakers-juggle-co2-driver-data-obligations#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Europe Europe - Regional Industry Engines Miscellaneous Nissan Renault Politics Emissions European Commission Thu, 17 Sep 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1349091 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Renault-Nissan CEO Ghosn also ACEA president.</strong></p> Renault-Nissan CEO Ghosn Says Consolidation Inevitable http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-nissan-ceo-ghosn-says-consolidation-inevitable <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, unveiling the new Megane in Frankfurt, says, “Consolidation is a fact in our industry.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-nissan-ceo-ghosn-says-consolidation-inevitable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-nissan-ceo-ghosn-says-consolidation-inevitable#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Europe - Regional Industry Frankfurt Auto Show Miscellaneous Chrysler Fiat General Motors Nissan Renault 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show Finance Product Development Restructuring Wed, 16 Sep 2015 14:03:00 +0000 1349081 at http://wardsauto.com Global Automakers Win More Concessions From Russia http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/global-automakers-win-more-concessions-russia <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian government will revise its formula for determining the level of localization of auto production. Foreign automakers will be given up to three years to comply with the amended requirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/global-automakers-win-more-concessions-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/global-automakers-win-more-concessions-russia#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Europe Industry Russia Miscellaneous Ford Nissan Renault Volkswagen Engine Globalization Local Content Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1339881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Almera sedan helps Nissan meet Russian localization rules.</strong></p> Spain Levies Hefty Fines in Latest Price-Fixing Case http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/spain-levies-hefty-fines-latest-price-fixing-case <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers planning to appeal the fines may argue the fragmented Spanish market is competitive. Their combined market share is 91% but no single brand has a stake greater than 10%, spurring discounts averaging €4,000.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/spain-levies-hefty-fines-latest-price-fixing-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/spain-levies-hefty-fines-latest-price-fixing-case#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Industry Spain Dealer Miscellaneous BMW Citroen Fiat Ford General Motors Peugeot PSA Renault SEAT Toyota Volkswagen Politics Sales & Marketing Laws/Law Enforcement Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:48:00 +0000 1331731 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fines against whistleblower SEAT, parent VW waived.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Electrification Generates U.K. Motorists’ Interest http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/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/miscellaneous/electrification-generates-uk-motorists-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/electrification-generates-uk-motorists-interest#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Technology United Kingdom Miscellaneous 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> Ukrainian Auto Industry Has Nowhere to Go But Up http://wardsauto.com/industry/ukrainian-auto-industry-has-nowhere-go <div class="field-byline"> Mark Rowe </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Frost & Sullivan report says emerging middle classes in countries such as Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan will create a demand for more, and updated, cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/ukrainian-auto-industry-has-nowhere-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/ukrainian-auto-industry-has-nowhere-go#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Analysis Industry Azerbaijan Belarus Russia Ukraine Uzbekistan Data & Insights Miscellaneous Kia Renault Skoda Toyota Volkswagen Logistics Production Purchashing Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:19:00 +0000 1321741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Locally built ZAZ Sens top seller in moribund market.</strong></p> Olive Branch Extended, Labor Talks Stay on Cool Side in Korea http://wardsauto.com/industry/olive-branch-extended-labor-talks-stay-cool-side-korea <div class="node-body article-body">A somber mood country-wide and weaker economics are said to be tempering the auto industry’s labor talks like never before.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/olive-branch-extended-labor-talks-stay-cool-side-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/olive-branch-extended-labor-talks-stay-cool-side-korea#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Industry Miscellaneous General Motors Hyundai Samsung Labor & Human Resources Unions Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:11:00 +0000 1323671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Korea Labor Minister Lee Ki-kweon and RSM CEO Francois Provost walk Busan plant.</strong></p>