Volkswagen http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53669/more en 2015 Models: Bentley http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-bentley <div class="node-body gallery-body">Highlights of 2015 Bentley Models</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-bentley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-bentley#comments Public News & Analysis 2015 U.S. Bentley Vehicles & Technology 2015 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:09:00 +0000 1233961 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 Models: Porsche http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-porsche <div class="node-body gallery-body">Highlights of 2015 Porsche Models</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-porsche" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-porsche#comments Public News & Analysis 2015 U.S. Porsche Vehicles & Technology 2015 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0000 1234011 at http://wardsauto.com Audi’s Second-Gen R8 Lighter, Faster, More Fuel-Efficient http://wardsauto.com/europe/audi-s-second-gen-r8-lighter-faster-more-fuel-efficient <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The super coupe’s V-10 now incorporates cylinder deactivation and both direct and indirect injection, features that help boost fuel-economy some 10%. The car has the ability to go fast too, hitting 62 mph from a standstill in as little as 3.2 seconds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/audi-s-second-gen-r8-lighter-faster-more-fuel-efficient" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/audi-s-second-gen-r8-lighter-faster-more-fuel-efficient#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Switzerland Audi 2015 Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:32:00 +0000 1233331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Headlamps, with laser highbeams, mark R8 redesign.</strong></p> Audi Offers Glimpse of High-Performance PHEV http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/audi-offers-glimpse-high-performance-phev <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stretched roof key design element in 5-door coupe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/audi-offers-glimpse-high-performance-phev" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/audi-offers-glimpse-high-performance-phev#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Switzerland Audi Sales & Marketing 2015 Geneva Auto Show Exterior Hybrid Vehicles Information & Entertainment Instrument Panel Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:24:00 +0000 1232781 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Stretched roof key design element in 5-door coupe.</strong></p> Corvette Z06 Tutorial: Know Your Limits http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/corvette-z06-tutorial-know-your-limits <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 650-hp super car is capable of sprinting to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 2.9 seconds and traversing a quarter-mile (0.4 km) in less than 11 seconds. If you don’t know your limitations as a driver, or passenger, the Z06 will.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/corvette-z06-tutorial-know-your-limits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/corvette-z06-tutorial-know-your-limits#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America North America - Regional U.S. Chevrolet Porsche Aluminum Automatic Brakes Carbon Fiber Gasoline Manual Product Development Sales Results Supercharger Test Drives aerodynamics Alex MacDonald Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Corvette Z07 Corvette ZR1 downforce Michelin Pilot Sport Cup motion sickness Performance Data Recorder Spring Mountain Tadge Juechter Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:02:00 +0000 1227491 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM sold 1,500 all-new Corvette Z06s in December.</strong></p> Volkswagen’s Chattanooga Expansion Under Way http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/volkswagen-s-chattanooga-expansion-under-way <div class="node-body article-body">The all-new CrossBlue midsize CUV will share the automaker’s MQB modular architecture with the Chattanooga-built Passat, which is receiving a facelift at midyear.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/volkswagen-s-chattanooga-expansion-under-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/volkswagen-s-chattanooga-expansion-under-way#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America U.S. Volkswagen Capacity Utilization Labor & Human Resources Product Development Production Vehicle Assembly Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:03:00 +0000 1231971 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Production of facelifted Passat to begin midyear.</p> New Top-of-Line Offering By VW’s Skoda is Superb http://wardsauto.com/europe/new-top-line-offering-vw-s-skoda-superb <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Roomier and better-appointed than the model it replaces, the new Skoda is targeted at affluent buyers in China and elsewhere and billed as having the same functionality as a limousine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/new-top-line-offering-vw-s-skoda-superb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/new-top-line-offering-vw-s-skoda-superb#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Czech Republic Switzerland Skoda Sales & Marketing 2015 Geneva Auto Show Body Design Product Development Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:30:00 +0000 1231161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Superb latest application of VW&rsquo;s MQB architecture.</strong></p> Korea’s Hyundai Under Sustained Fire From Imports http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/korea-s-hyundai-under-sustained-fire-imports <div class="node-body article-body">The Golf outsold the Hyundai i30 in Korea last year, marking the first time a foreign-brand model beat any locally built Hyundai. Total import sales surged 25.6% from like-2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/korea-s-hyundai-under-sustained-fire-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/korea-s-hyundai-under-sustained-fire-imports#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific South Korea BMW Hyundai Volkswagen Product Development Sales Results Trade Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:06:00 +0000 1229691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai discounts slow-selling Aslan in move rare for Korea market.</strong></p> Seven Automakers Now Behind U.K.’s ULEV Campaign http://wardsauto.com/politics/seven-automakers-now-behind-uk-s-ulev-campaign <div class="node-body article-body">Between them, the seven Go Ultra Low manufacturing members boast 15 ULEVs across a variety of models, from family cars and vans to SUVs and high-performance sports cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/seven-automakers-now-behind-uk-s-ulev-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/seven-automakers-now-behind-uk-s-ulev-campaign#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Audi Mitsubishi Volkswagen Politics Advertising Emissions Hybrid Vehicles Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:55:00 +0000 1229591 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>A few of the 20 ULEV models available in U.K.</strong></p> VW Golf R Is for Rapid http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/vw-golf-r-rapid <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you so choose, you could get in trouble in this performance car. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/vw-golf-r-rapid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/vw-golf-r-rapid#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Volkswagen Test Drives Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:17:00 +0000 1227271 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>VW product planners took motorsports approach with &rsquo;15 Golf R.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>