Toyota http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53660/more en Mercedes-Benz Thrives as Russian LV Market Shrinks http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/mercedes-benz-thrives-russian-lv-market-shrinks <div class="node-body article-body">Mercedes parent Daimler reportedly continues searching for a local production partner. That would allow the automaker to sidestep the Russian government’s recent ban on state purchases of imported cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/mercedes-benz-thrives-russian-lv-market-shrinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/mercedes-benz-thrives-russian-lv-market-shrinks#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Audi BMW Jaguar Land Rover Lexus Mercedes Globalization Local Content Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:33:00 +0000 1136971 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>E-Class among candidates for local production in Russia.</strong></p> U.K. Aiming for Leading Edge in FCEV Development http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uk-aiming-leading-edge-fcev-development <div class="node-body article-body">The investment is part of a deeper £500 million ($806.2 million) government funding pot to be invested between 2015 and 2020 in the U.K.’s drive to become a global leader in the development and take-up of low-emissions vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uk-aiming-leading-edge-fcev-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uk-aiming-leading-edge-fcev-development#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Honda Hyundai Nissan Toyota Politics Fuel-Cell Vehicles Product Development Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1134611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.K. among initial markets for Hyundai fuel-cell vehicle.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> 2015 Models: Lexus http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-lexus <div class="node-body gallery-body">Highlights of 2015 Lexus Models </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-lexus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-lexus#comments Public News & Analysis 2015 U.S. Lexus Vehicles & Technology 2015 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:36:00 +0000 1136981 at http://wardsauto.com Got You Covered http://wardsauto.com/blog/got-you-covered <div class="node-body blog-body">I thought efforts to limit distracted driving were spreading. Standing intact, however, is the apparent belief one can’t enjoy listening to Tom Petty without seeing his face grinning from a corner of the touchscreen. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/got-you-covered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/got-you-covered#comments Blog U.S. Chrysler Ford General Motors Hyundai Lexus Toyota Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Sound Systems Road Ahead Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:30:00 +0000 1135481 at http://wardsauto.com Alternative Vehicle Power Gains Traction in U.K. http://wardsauto.com/europe/alternative-vehicle-power-gains-traction-uk <div class="node-body article-body">Conventional hybrids such as the Toyota Prius were the most popular choice among alternatively fueled vehicles, with 19% of those surveyed indicating they would consider buying such a vehicle within the next two years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/alternative-vehicle-power-gains-traction-uk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/alternative-vehicle-power-gains-traction-uk#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Toyota Sales & Marketing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Electric Vehicles Fuel-Cell Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:29:00 +0000 1132621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Poll finds Prius top alternative to ICE, diesel power.</strong></p> Toyota Minivan Plays It Cool http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/toyota-minivan-plays-it-cool <div class="node-body article-body">The minivan segment is not what it once was, but it remains important to Toyota. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/toyota-minivan-plays-it-cool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/toyota-minivan-plays-it-cool#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Toyota Vehicles & Technology Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:14:00 +0000 1130541 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sienna refreshed for &rsquo;15. &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> Australia New-Vehicle Sales Halt Slide in September http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/australia-new-vehicle-sales-halt-slide-september <div class="node-body article-body">The September sales bump wasn’t enough to keep year-to-date deliveries from slipping 2%, but the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries says the market is tracking to sell more than 1.1 million units for the third straight year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/australia-new-vehicle-sales-halt-slide-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/australia-new-vehicle-sales-halt-slide-september#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Holden Hyundai Jeep Mazda Toyota Sales Results Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:38:00 +0000 1130591 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jeep sales through September match full-year 2013 result.</strong></p> Toyota Calls C-HR Concept Next Step in Design, Driving Revival http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/toyota-calls-c-hr-concept-next-step-design-driving-revival <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Paris Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“This concept is the synthesis of more than 20 years of Toyota creativity,” says Karl Schlicht, executive vice president-Sales at Toyota Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/toyota-calls-c-hr-concept-next-step-design-driving-revival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/toyota-calls-c-hr-concept-next-step-design-driving-revival#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Toyota 2014 Paris Auto Show Hybrid Vehicles Restructuring Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:19:00 +0000 1129291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota Europe executives Didier Leroy (<em>left</em>), Karl Schlicht with C-HR Concept.&nbsp;</strong></p> Toyota Slumps in September, Falls to Fourth Place http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-slumps-september-falls-fourth-place <div class="node-body article-body">A 60% decline in fleet deliveries last month harmed the No.1 Japanese brand’s sales, while Lexus continued its hot streak.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-slumps-september-falls-fourth-place" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-slumps-september-falls-fourth-place#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Toyota Sales Results Bill Fay Camry iQ Lexus Prius RAV4 RX 350 Scion Toyota xB Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:32:00 +0000 1128731 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lexus RX 350 posts decline in September.</strong></p> ’15 Toyota Camry Reflects Shorter Product Cycle http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-toyota-camry-reflects-shorter-product-cycle <div class="node-body article-body">The segment has seen a cadence of automakers introducing markedly upgraded models.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-toyota-camry-reflects-shorter-product-cycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-toyota-camry-reflects-shorter-product-cycle#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Toyota Vehicles & Technology Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:00 +0000 1127431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 redesign aims to keep Camry in top spot.</strong>&nbsp; &nbsp;</p>