Suzuki http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53649/more en U.K. Light-Vehicle Market Maintains Momentum in March http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-light-vehicle-market-maintains-momentum-march <div class="node-body article-body">March typically is the region’s biggest sales month of the year, and the latest numbers pushed first-quarter results up 13.7% to 688,122 units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-light-vehicle-market-maintains-momentum-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-light-vehicle-market-maintains-momentum-march#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe United Kingdom Ford Kia Opel/Vauxhall Renault Suzuki Volvo Car Sales Results Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Darren Payne Jon Wakefield Mark Ovenden Mike Hawes Paul Philpott Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:10:00 +0000 989381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Transit holds customary top CV sales spot.</strong></p> Battery Experts Seek Lower Costs, Better Technology http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/battery-experts-seek-lower-costs-better-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Research analyst Cosmin Laslau notes EV maker Tesla delivered 4,900 Model S sedans and Apple sold 47.8 million iPhones worldwide in first-quarter 2013. But in terms of Li-ion battery capacity, the Model S consumed 50% more than the iPhone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/battery-experts-seek-lower-costs-better-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/battery-experts-seek-lower-costs-better-technology#comments Premium Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Chevrolet Daimler Honda Nissan Suzuki Tesla Toyota Charging Component Electric Vehicles Fuel-Cell Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion Manufacturing Technology Apple Automotive Energy Supply Japanese Ministry of Economy LG Chem Panasonic Trade and Industry World Smart Energy Week Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:11:00 +0000 987581 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Battery pack in early EV player Prius half of Leaf&rsquo;s, Volt&rsquo;s.</strong></p> Green Cars Keep Indonesia February Sales in Black http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/green-cars-keep-indonesia-february-sales-black <div class="node-body article-body">Dutch-owned development company Indonesia Investments says low-cost green cars, introduced locally in 2013, accounted for about 15% of total sales last month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/green-cars-keep-indonesia-february-sales-black" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/green-cars-keep-indonesia-february-sales-black#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Indonesia Daihatsu Honda Nissan Suzuki Toyota Fuel Economy Incentives Sales Results Association of Indonesian Automotive Industries Datsun Indonesia Investments Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:05:00 +0000 977061 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Suzuki Wagon R among popular inexpensive cars.</strong></p> Suzuki Creating Sibling to Market-Leading Indian JV http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/suzuki-creating-sibling-market-leading-indian-jv <div class="node-body article-body">A dispute over royalties paid to multinational corporations by their Indian operations appears to be at the heart of Suzuki’s plans to develop a wholly owned subsidiary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/suzuki-creating-sibling-market-leading-indian-jv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/suzuki-creating-sibling-market-leading-indian-jv#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific India Maruti Suzuki Capacity Utilization Restructuring Osamu Suzuki R C Bhargava Securities and Exchange Board of India Suzuki Motors Gujarat Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:47:00 +0000 970441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Suzuki plan emerges as Maruti Suzuki launches all-new Celerio city car.</strong></p> Retooled Lineup Key to Mitsubishi Business Plan http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/retooled-lineup-key-mitsubishi-business-plan <div class="node-body article-body">The New Stage 2016 plan sets ambitious earnings, sales and production goals for fiscal 2016. They include record earnings of ¥135 billion on sales of ¥2.6 trillion, both up more than 40% from fiscal 2012, and more than 1.4 million builds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/retooled-lineup-key-mitsubishi-business-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/retooled-lineup-key-mitsubishi-business-plan#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Japan Malaysia Philippines Thailand Netherlands Russia Mitsubishi Nissan PSA Suzuki Sales & Marketing Capacity Utilization Electric Vehicles Finance Globalization Hybrid Vehicles Labor & Human Resources Li-ion Product Development Trade Vehicle Assembly DaimlerChrysler Nedcar Osamu Masuko Tetsuro Aikawa Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:42:00 +0000 958991 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Upcoming Mitsubishi plug-in likely based on GC-PHEV concept.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-94 <div class="node-body article-body">Yokohama, Continental Tire add capacity; BMW retains Magna Steyr for assembly work; Kiekert says expanded latch factory opens door to further globalization.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-94" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-94#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Austria China U.S. Czech Republic Russia BMW BorgWarner Continental General Motors Hyundai Magna Mini Mitsubishi Suzuki Component Globalization Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Production Tires Vehicle Assembly GKN Driveline Graz Kiekert Magna Steyr Sumter Togliatti Yokohama Tire Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:30:00 +0000 942681 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BorgWarner says timing chain lowers friction, raises fuel economy.</strong></p> U.K. Light-Vehicle Sales Reach 5-Year High in 2013 http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-light-vehicle-sales-reach-5-year-high-2013 <div class="node-body article-body">The U.K. has been a bright light in Europe’s generally moribund economy as it consolidated its position as the region’s second-largest car market after Germany.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-light-vehicle-sales-reach-5-year-high-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-light-vehicle-sales-reach-5-year-high-2013#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional United Kingdom Ford Kia Opel/Vauxhall Suzuki Toyota Volkswagen Sales Results British Vehicle and Rental Leasing Assn. Gerry Keaney Ken Philpott Mark Ovenden Mike Hawes Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Tue, 07 Jan 2014 17:10:00 +0000 925721 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Transit marks 48th consecutive year as CV sales leader.</strong></p> Automakers Balk at Staying With Thai Eco-Car Program http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/automakers-balk-staying-thai-eco-car-program <div class="node-body article-body">An industry official says it is too early for the government to be launching the new phase, as eco-car makers still are busy meeting the first-phase criteria and worrying about the continuity of the government's energy policy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/automakers-balk-staying-thai-eco-car-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/automakers-balk-staying-thai-eco-car-program#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Thailand Honda Mitsubishi Nissan Suzuki Toyota Sales & Marketing Emissions Finance Production Tariffs Federation of Thai Industries Automobile Industry Club Thai Automotive Industry Assn. Thailand Board of Investment Thailand International Motor Expo Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:06:00 +0000 910021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mitsubishi biggest producer of eco-cars for Thailand this year.</strong></p> New A-Segment Car Joins Suzuki’s Southeast Asia Push http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-segment-car-joins-suzuki-s-southeast-asia-push <div class="node-body article-body">The expanded Thai plant will build a compact hatchback called the A Wind for domestic and export markets starting next year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-segment-car-joins-suzuki-s-southeast-asia-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-segment-car-joins-suzuki-s-southeast-asia-push#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Supply Chain Vehicles & Technology Asia Pacific - Regional Indonesia Japan Thailand Suzuki Sales & Marketing Capacity Utilization Design Globalization Logistics Product Development Thailand International Auto Expo Wed, 04 Dec 2013 09:33:00 +0000 906991 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker touts roominess of global compact.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-84 <div class="node-body article-body">Faurecia, Magneti Marelli partner on interior HMIs; BOSAL Group expands into China; Japan’s Minebea plans eightfold increase in A/C drive-unit production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-84" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-84#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Canada China U.S. Belgium Indonesia Japan Thailand BorgWarner Faurecia Isuzu Suzuki Toyota Volkswagen Globalization Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Logistics Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Production Purchashing Suspension Tariffs Trade Wheels BOSAL Group. Advanced Clean Air Technologies Continental Structural Plastics Itochu Lacks Wheel Trim Systems Magneti Marelli Minebea Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:52:00 +0000 898561 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>BorgWarner differential featured in FWD &rsquo;13 Volkswagen Golf GTI.</strong></p>