Zhejiang Geely http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53673/more en New Technologies Flourish in ’16 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-technologies-flourish-16 <div class="node-body article-body">The arrival of a new model year represents the promise and possibility that comes with freshly stamped sheet metal, form-fitting seats, aesthetics that speak directly to one’s desires and, simply, stuff that works better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-technologies-flourish-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-technologies-flourish-16#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. BMW Cadillac Honda Lexus Lincoln Volvo Car Aluminum Autonomous Vehicles Carbon Fiber Emissions Fuel Economy Gasoline Lane-Departure Warning Product Development Safety Seats Steel Turbocharger Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:18:00 +0000 1356981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo XC90 among vehicles offering automatic liftgates or trunk lids.</strong></p> Tom Murphy VW Looks to Exports to Shore Up Russian Operation http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/vw-looks-exports-shore-russian-operation <div class="node-body article-body">Volkswagen has commissioned Nemak, one of its global parts suppliers, to manufacture cylinder blocks and cylinder-head components at its Ulyanovsk plant for export mainly to European Union markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/vw-looks-exports-shore-russian-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/vw-looks-exports-shore-russian-operation#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Europe - Regional Russia Skoda Volkswagen Volvo Car Body Capacity Utilization Engine Globalization Local Content Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Tue, 15 Sep 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1347561 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Russian Prime Minister&nbsp;Dmitry Medvedev (<em>center</em>) visits new VW engine plant.</strong></p> Volvo Bolsters China Presence With JV Acquisitions http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-bolsters-china-presence-jv-acquisitions <div class="node-body article-body">The JVs include car-manufacturing facilities in Chengdu and Daqing, an engine-production facility in Zhangjiakou and an R&D center in Shanghai.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-bolsters-china-presence-jv-acquisitions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-bolsters-china-presence-jv-acquisitions#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe China Sweden Volvo Car Zhejiang Geely Engine Finance Globalization Restructuring Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:30:00 +0000 1334281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Long-wheelbase S60L made in China for Chinese market.</strong></p> Road to MBS: Volvo XC90 Promises to Disrupt Premium CUV Segment http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/road-mbs-volvo-xc90-promises-disrupt-premium-cuv-segment <div class="field-deck"> 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo is back in a big way with a groundbreaking vehicle, and everyone in the segment should take note. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/road-mbs-volvo-xc90-promises-disrupt-premium-cuv-segment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/road-mbs-volvo-xc90-promises-disrupt-premium-cuv-segment#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives North America North America - Regional U.S. Sweden Volvo Car 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Autonomous Vehicles Product Development Supercharger Suspension Turbocharger Vehicle Interiors Test Drives Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:41:00 +0000 1324901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New XC90 offers strong design, great features.</strong></p> Susan Bamford Australia Gearing for Autonomous-Vehicle Trials http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/australia-gearing-autonomous-vehicle-trials <div class="node-body article-body">The vehicles will be tested on suburban roads in Adelaide, the state capital, at the same time the South Australian government hosts an international conference to discuss driverless-vehicle technology and regulation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/australia-gearing-autonomous-vehicle-trials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/australia-gearing-autonomous-vehicle-trials#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Australia Volvo Car Autonomous Vehicles Collision Avoidance Future Products Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:22:00 +0000 1318781 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo XC90 to demonstrate range of hands-free capabilities.</strong></p> Will CARB’s Eased ZEV Rules Grow Cleaner-Car Demand? http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Regulators are granting Volvo, Mitsubishi, Mazda, JLR and Subaru an added hybrid option and a later compliance date of Jan. 1, 2018, by which time each company will be expected to have an approved pure ZEV or hybrid transitional ZEV on the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Jaguar Land Rover Mazda Mitsubishi Subaru Tesla Volvo Car Electric Vehicles Emissions Engines Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Sales Results Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:04:00 +0000 1302421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mitsubishi launching Outlander PHEV in U.S. next year.</strong></p> Volvo Cites Logistics as Primary Reason for U.S. Plant Site http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-cites-logistics-primary-reason-us-plant-site <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo in the next few weeks will announce what vehicle it will produce at its new plant, which is to begin output in 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-cites-logistics-primary-reason-us-plant-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-cites-logistics-primary-reason-us-plant-site#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Volvo Car Employment Globalization Labor & Human Resources Product Development Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Fri, 29 May 2015 17:49:00 +0000 1289711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo Americas chief Lex Kerssemakers says South Carolina ideal location.&nbsp;</strong></p> Volvo Standing Up to Russian Economic Headwinds http://wardsauto.com/europe/volvo-standing-russian-economic-headwinds <div class="node-body article-body">First-quarter deliveries slumped 39.2% from year-ago, but the automaker predicts full-year sales will fall no more than 30%, revived by a broadened product lineup led by the all-new XC90 CUV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/volvo-standing-russian-economic-headwinds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/volvo-standing-russian-economic-headwinds#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Russia General Motors Volvo Car Globalization Internet Marketing Product Development Sales Results Trade Fri, 08 May 2015 09:58:00 +0000 1275621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Former GM Russia dealers will help move all-new XC90.</strong></p> Volvo Eyes More Than Sliver of India Luxury Market http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/volvo-eyes-more-sliver-india-luxury-market <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo’s objective of 20,000 annual sales in India by 2020 is the same number set by larger luxury rivals Audi, BMW and Mercedes – but they hope to hit their targets by 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/volvo-eyes-more-sliver-india-luxury-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/volvo-eyes-more-sliver-india-luxury-market#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific India Audi BMW Mercedes Volvo Car Globalization Sales Results Tariffs Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:01:00 +0000 1257901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker challenged in India by limited product lineup.</strong></p> Volvo’s Decision to Build U.S. Plant a Head-Scratcher http://wardsauto.com/blog/volvo-s-decision-build-us-plant-head-scratcher <div class="node-body blog-body">Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says the company can’t become a true global automaker without an industrial presence in the U.S.</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/volvo-s-decision-build-us-plant-head-scratcher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/volvo-s-decision-build-us-plant-head-scratcher#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Volvo Car Globalization Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Final Inspection Wed, 08 Apr 2015 11:15:00 +0000 1254881 at http://wardsauto.com