AB Volvo http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53670/more en Kia, Hyundai Surpass Japanese Brands in Initial Quality http://wardsauto.com/technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality <div class="node-body article-body">Porsche again leads the closely watched study, which finds voice-recognition systems still the area most perplexing to vehicle owners.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America Industry HMI U.S. Technology Miscellaneous AB Volvo BMW Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Mazda Nissan Toyota Volkswagen Plants & Production Voice Activation Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:00 +0000 1300021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kia&rsquo;s Kwangju plant building Soul best in Asia-Pacific.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Continental arrives in Silicon Valley; Visteon wireless charging pulls plugs on ’15 Cadillacs; DTE solar system puts charge in Ford EVs.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) HMI U.S. Safety Technology South Korea Technology Sweden Miscellaneous AB Volvo Audi Autoliv Cadillac Continental Ford Visteon Volvo Car Charging Climate Controls/HVAC Dual Clutch (DCT) Electric Vehicles Future Products Information & Entertainment OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Safety LG Preh Texas Instruments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:06:00 +0000 1099741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>LG says DCT motor circumvents concerns about rare-earth supply.</strong></p> 2014 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Roundtable - Part Three http://wardsauto.com/2014/2014-wards-10-best-interiors-roundtable-part-three <div class="node-body video-body">WardsAuto editors gather for a roundtable discussion of several vehicles vying for 2014 Ward's 10 Best Interiors honors. Vehicles discussed include: Volvo V60 and Jeep Cherokee. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/2014/2014-wards-10-best-interiors-roundtable-part-three" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/2014/2014-wards-10-best-interiors-roundtable-part-three#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America Industry 2014 U.S. Interiors Technology Miscellaneous AB Volvo Jeep Interior Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:31:00 +0000 989521 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Isuzu developing Southeast Asia parts-distribution base; Chrysler signs off on PPG clearcoats; Toyota licenses wireless-charging patents.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) China India U.S. Indonesia Materials Japan Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Thailand Technology Sweden Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chrysler Hino Isuzu Toyota Volvo Truck Aluminum Capacity Utilization Charging Electric Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Global Sources Globalization Logistics Product Development Purchashing Tariffs Trade Wheels Bulten Itochu Lacks Wheel Trim Systems Minebea PPG WiTricity Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:41:00 +0000 909271 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Supplier pairs chrome-clad aluminum wheel with chrome roof rack.</strong></p> U.S. Trucks Slump Again in August http://wardsauto.com/industry/us-trucks-slump-again-august <div class="node-body article-body">Only Classes 4 and 7 were in positive territory last month, up 23.8% and 2.6%, thanks to gains by Isuzu and Daimler, respectively.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/us-trucks-slump-again-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/us-trucks-slump-again-august#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous AB Volvo Daimler Ford Hino International Isuzu PACCAR Sales Results Class 4 Class 5 Class 6 Class 7 Class 8 Daimler Ford heavy-duty International Isuzu Kenworth medium-duty Mitsubishi Fuso Navistar PACCAR Volvo Truck Western Star Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:50:00 +0000 846081 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>International saw biggest August losses in Classes 5 and 6.</strong></p> Canada Big Trucks Tumble 8.7% in August http://wardsauto.com/industry/canada-big-trucks-tumble-87-august <div class="node-body article-body">Big gains in Class 6 and 7 sales, up 27.7% and 36.1%, respectively, couldn’t offset falloffs in the remaining groups.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/canada-big-trucks-tumble-87-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/canada-big-trucks-tumble-87-august#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry Canada Data & Insights Miscellaneous AB Volvo Chrysler Daimler Ford International Isuzu PACCAR Sales Results Canada Chrysler Class 4 Class 5 Class 6 Class 7 Class 8 Daimler Ford Freightliner International PACCAR Peterbilt trucks Volvo Western Star Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:39:00 +0000 846181 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>International down 28.8% in Class 8.</strong></p> Canada Truck Sales Tumble 11.7% http://wardsauto.com/industry/canada-truck-sales-tumble-117 <div class="node-body article-body">Class 8 suffered the biggest decline, down 16.3%, due to losses at most of the group’s manufacturers.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/canada-truck-sales-tumble-117" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/canada-truck-sales-tumble-117#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry Canada Data & Insights Miscellaneous AB Volvo Chrysler Daimler Ford Hino International PACCAR Sales Results big trucks Canada Class 4 Class 5 Class 6 Class 7 Class 8 Freightliner heavy-duty Mack Truck medium-duty Mitsubishi Fuso Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:35:00 +0000 827491 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Freightliner slipped 4.0% in Class 6.</strong></p> Detroit Wrestles U.S. Share Lead From Asians http://wardsauto.com/industry/detroit-wrestles-us-share-lead-asians <div class="node-body article-body">Some of the biggest share gains of 2013 have been registered by the Detroit Three, specifically Ford and Chrysler, while Asian auto makers, notably Kia and Hyundai, experienced some of the biggest losses.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/detroit-wrestles-us-share-lead-asians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/detroit-wrestles-us-share-lead-asians#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous AB Volvo Audi Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Nissan Porsche Subaru Toyota Volkswagen Sales & Marketing Asian Audi Chrysler Dodge Durango Elantra European F-Series Ford Forte Golf Honda Hyundai japanese Kia Korean market share Nissan North American Passat Ram Cargo Van Scion Sedona Sportage Subaru Toyota U.S. Volkswagen Volvo Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:03:00 +0000 811151 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Kia share slumped in year&#39;s first-half.</strong></p> Canada Big Trucks Down Again in June http://wardsauto.com/industry/canada-big-trucks-down-again-june <div class="node-body article-body">Class 8, which slipped 15.2%, saw more than half of its manufacturers lose volume from year-ago.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/canada-big-trucks-down-again-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/canada-big-trucks-down-again-june#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry Canada Data & Insights Miscellaneous AB Volvo Daimler Hino International Isuzu PACCAR Sales Results Canada Class 4 Class 5 Class 6 Class 7 Class 8 Ford Frieghtliner heavy-duty Hino International Isuzu medium-duty Mitsubishi Fuso PACCAR Volvo Truck Western Star Fri, 12 Jul 2013 13:51:00 +0000 807481 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Kenworth falls 34.2% in Class 8.</strong></p> Big-Truck Sales Rise 5.8% in U.S. in June http://wardsauto.com/industry/big-truck-sales-rise-58-us-june <div class="node-body article-body">Ford drove growth in many big-truck segments last month, including in Class 6, where its sales rose 462.5%.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/big-truck-sales-rise-58-us-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/big-truck-sales-rise-58-us-june#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous AB Volvo Daimler Ford Hino International PACCAR Sales Results Andrew Cederoth Chrysler Class 4 Class 5 Class 6 Class 7 Class 8 Daimler Ford Freightliner heavy-duty Hino International Kenworth liquified natural gas LNG medium-duty Navistar PACCAR Peterbilt T800 Volvo Truck Walter Borst Fri, 12 Jul 2013 13:28:00 +0000 807461 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Daimler stays atop Class 8 in June.</strong></p>