Zhejiang Geely http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53673/more en Open Oz Roads to Self-Driving Cars, Volvo Exec Says http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/open-oz-roads-self-driving-cars-volvo-exec-says <div class="node-body article-body">“I am confident that within three or four years we can have cars with autonomous-drive features being driven on prescribed roads if state governments change their laws to accommodate them,” Volvo Australian chief Kevin McCann says.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/open-oz-roads-self-driving-cars-volvo-exec-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/open-oz-roads-self-driving-cars-volvo-exec-says#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Australia Autonomous Vehicles Technology Volvo Car Autonomous Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:14:00 +0000 1398751 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Autonomous Volvo XC90 trial included driver-operated car.</strong></p> Volvo Looks to Outsmart Kangaroos in Oz http://wardsauto.com/industry/volvo-looks-outsmart-kangaroos-oz <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo’s technology under development will use radar and camera systems to detect kangaroos and automatically apply the brakes if a collision is imminent.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/volvo-looks-outsmart-kangaroos-oz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/volvo-looks-outsmart-kangaroos-oz#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Australia Autonomous Vehicles Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Technology Volvo Car Autonomous Vehicles Brakes Fri, 30 Oct 2015 18:01:00 +0000 1387351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kangaroos root cause of A$75 million in accident claims annually.</strong></p> Malaysia’s Proton Eyes Chinese Partner for ASEAN Car http://wardsauto.com/industry/malaysia-s-proton-eyes-chinese-partner-asean-car <div class="node-body article-body">International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Ka Chuan says a partnership would allow Malaysia to leverage China’s R&D capabilities and help the automaker come up with a competitive model for the ASEAN market.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/malaysia-s-proton-eyes-chinese-partner-asean-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/malaysia-s-proton-eyes-chinese-partner-asean-car#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Industry Australia China Malaysia Geely Proton Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Globalization Product Development Purchashing Supply Chain Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:16:00 +0000 1363861 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Saga top-selling model for No.2 automaker Proton.</strong></p> New Technologies Flourish in ’16 http://wardsauto.com/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> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/new-technologies-flourish-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/new-technologies-flourish-16#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional Industry North America - Regional Autonomous Vehicles Engines U.S. Materials Safety Technology Interiors Technology Dealer 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/industry/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> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-looks-exports-shore-russian-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-looks-exports-shore-russian-operation#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Analysis Europe - Regional Industry Russia Data & Insights 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/industry/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> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/volvo-bolsters-china-presence-jv-acquisitions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/volvo-bolsters-china-presence-jv-acquisitions#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe Analysis Industry China Sweden Data & Insights 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/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> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/road-mbs-volvo-xc90-promises-disrupt-premium-cuv-segment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/road-mbs-volvo-xc90-promises-disrupt-premium-cuv-segment#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives North America 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Industry North America - Regional Autonomous Vehicles Engines U.S. Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Interiors Technology Sweden Test Drives Dealer 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/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> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/australia-gearing-autonomous-vehicle-trials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/australia-gearing-autonomous-vehicle-trials#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Australia Autonomous Vehicles Safety Technology Technology 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/industry/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> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines U.S. Data & Insights 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/industry/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> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/volvo-cites-logistics-primary-reason-us-plant-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/volvo-cites-logistics-primary-reason-us-plant-site#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry U.S. Data & Insights 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>