Tata http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53651/more en Inconsistency a Constant for Indian Automakers http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/inconsistency-constant-indian-automakers <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers are responding to market demands in the short term by offering discounts and incentives, and in the long term by increasing their retail presence in rural communities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/inconsistency-constant-indian-automakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/inconsistency-constant-indian-automakers#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology India Honda Hyundai Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Tata Toyota Politics Retail Diesel Gasoline Sales Results Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:02:00 +0000 1229231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Market leader Maruti Suzuki launching SX4 S-Cross this year.</strong></p> Ford's Choice of Lincoln Over JLR Good a Bet as Any http://wardsauto.com/blog/fords-choice-lincoln-over-jlr-good-bet-any <div class="node-body blog-body">Some pundits have argued Ford would have been better off keeping Jaguar Land Rover over Lincoln, but in reality both brands still require massive investments. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/fords-choice-lincoln-over-jlr-good-bet-any" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/fords-choice-lincoln-over-jlr-good-bet-any#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Jaguar Land Rover Lincoln Restructuring Sales Results Final Inspection Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:13:00 +0000 1210741 at http://wardsauto.com Automated Manual Transmission in High Gear in India http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/automated-manual-transmission-high-gear-india <div class="node-body article-body">Magneti Marelli executive Saju Mookken says it took him three years to persuade Maruti Suzuki to offer AMT, and now he is unable to meet the demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/automated-manual-transmission-high-gear-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/automated-manual-transmission-high-gear-india#comments Premium Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology India Bosch Fiat Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Nissan Tata Automated Manual Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:19:00 +0000 1228241 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>AMT-equipped &rsquo;15 Celerio India&rsquo;s top-selling all-new car.</strong></p> Russia’s January Sales Slump May Set Pace for Year http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-january-sales-slump-may-set-pace-year <div class="node-body article-body">Sales of several premium models increased in 2014, but even that segment is not expected to avoid this year’s gloomy outlook as the ruble continues to lose value and interest rates climb.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-january-sales-slump-may-set-pace-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-january-sales-slump-may-set-pace-year#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Honda Land Rover Lexus Mercedes Toyota Globalization Sales Results Trade Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:19:00 +0000 1227321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota grew share in 2014 as Lexus sales jumped 21%.</strong></p> JLR Technology Links Car Sensors to Drivers’ Senses http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/jlr-technology-links-car-sensors-drivers-senses <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker says it isn’t using a generic warning icon or sound system because these take time for the driver’s brain to process. Instead, Bike Sense uses lights and sounds drivers instinctively will associate with the potential danger.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/jlr-technology-links-car-sensors-drivers-senses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/jlr-technology-links-car-sensors-drivers-senses#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Jaguar Land Rover Future Products Pedestrian Protection Safety Vehicle Interiors Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:59:00 +0000 1209841 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>JLR system issues warnings via sight, sound and touch.</strong></p> JLR North America Positioned to Pounce in 2016 http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/jlr-north-america-positioned-pounce-2016 <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">JLR North America President Joe Eberhardt’s immediate task is holding the line on sales while the automaker nudges capacity farther ahead of demand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/jlr-north-america-positioned-pounce-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/jlr-north-america-positioned-pounce-2016#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center North America North America - Regional U.S. Jaguar Land Rover 2015 North American International Auto Show Capacity Utilization Inventories Product Development Sales Results Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:52:00 +0000 1198751 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Range Rover in vanguard of JLR&rsquo;s diesel campaign.</b><o:p></o:p></p> <p class="NormalNoSpace"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p> Supersonic Bloodhound Sniffs Out Automotive Talent http://wardsauto.com/europe/supersonic-bloodhound-sniffs-out-automotive-talent <div class="field-byline"> Joseph R. Szczesny </div> <div class="node-body article-body">RAF fighter pilot Andy Green, who will attempt to break his own land-speed record, says one of the Bloodhound Project’s goals is to interest students at U.K. universities in careers in science and technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/supersonic-bloodhound-sniffs-out-automotive-talent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/supersonic-bloodhound-sniffs-out-automotive-talent#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Africa / Middle East Europe Vehicles & Technology South Africa United Kingdom Jaguar Engines Labor & Human Resources Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:31:00 +0000 1190141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jaguar plays key supporting role in pursuit of speed record.</strong></p> Land Rover Introduces New Diesel for U.S. http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/land-rover-introduces-new-diesel-us <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The diesel will be available in the ’16 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport luxury SUVs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/land-rover-introduces-new-diesel-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/land-rover-introduces-new-diesel-us#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Land Rover 2015 North American International Auto Show Diesel Turbocharger Sun, 11 Jan 2015 23:00:00 +0000 1196901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New diesel to be offered in Range Rover HSE models.</strong></p> Jaguar to Offer F-Pace CUV Next Year http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/jaguar-offer-f-pace-cuv-next-year <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New Jaguar CUV will be underpinned by the automaker’s aluminum-intensive architecture. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/jaguar-offer-f-pace-cuv-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/jaguar-offer-f-pace-cuv-next-year#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Jaguar 2015 North American International Auto Show Future Products Sun, 11 Jan 2015 23:00:00 +0000 1196941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jaguar offers glimpse of upcoming F-Pace CUV.&nbsp;</strong></p> As Optimism of 2014 Fades, Europe Retrenches for 2015 http://wardsauto.com/europe/optimism-2014-fades-europe-retrenches-2015 <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Automotive Outlook </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A year that began with great optimism soured as months wore on, with sales deflating from a relatively robust 1.6 million units in March to a meager 739,263 in August, according to WardsAuto data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/optimism-2014-fades-europe-retrenches-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/optimism-2014-fades-europe-retrenches-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional Audi BMW Faurecia Fiat Ford Honda Jaguar Jeep Land Rover Opel/Vauxhall Toyota Volkswagen Volvo Car Capacity Utilization Finance Sales Results AvtoVAZ Carlos Ghosn Didier Leroy European Central Bank European Commission Federal Reserve Jyrki Katainen Karl-Thomas Neumann Sergio Marchionne Stephen Odell Tina Mueller Yann Delabriere Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:58:00 +0000 1192201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Opel&rsquo;s closure of Bochum assembly plant painful step in European industry&rsquo;s recovery.</strong></p>