Zhejiang Geely http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53673/more en Small-Car Policy Driving Industry Growth in Malaysia http://wardsauto.com/politics/small-car-policy-driving-industry-growth-malaysia <div class="node-body article-body">The National Automotive Policy aims to promote the creation of a competitive automotive industry in terms of employment, technology development and supply-chain improvement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/small-car-policy-driving-industry-growth-malaysia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/small-car-policy-driving-industry-growth-malaysia#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Malaysia Honda Mazda Perodua Volvo Car Capacity Utilization Charging Emissions Finance Fuel Economy Globalization Trade Vehicle Assembly Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:51:00 +0000 1182291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Perodua claims 50.8 mpg for locally built Axia Advance EEV.</strong></p> Variety Distinguishes 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/variety-distinguishes-2015-ward-s-10-best-engines <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WardsAuto editors evaluated 37 all-new or improved powertrains before settling on the winners: two V-8s, a diesel V-6, three 4-cyl. turbos, two 3-cyl. turbos, a battery-electric vehicle and a hydrogen-powered fuel cell.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/variety-distinguishes-2015-ward-s-10-best-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/variety-distinguishes-2015-ward-s-10-best-engines#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Sweden United Kingdom BMW Chevrolet Dodge Ford Hyundai Mini Ram Subaru Volkswagen Volvo Car Automatic Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Future Products Gasoline Li-ion Manual Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger 2.0L turbo 4-cyl. engine 6.2L LT1 V-8 BMW i3 Chevrolet Corvette Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Ford Fiesta EcoBoost hydrogen fuel cell Hyundai Tucson FCV range extender Volvo T5 Drive-E Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:30:00 +0000 1175021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>2015 <em>Ward&rsquo;s 10 Best Engines</em> winners will receive trophies at ceremony during Detroit auto show.</strong></p> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines Winners http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-winners <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines were chosen from a field of 37 nominees, including the 10 returning winners and 27 all-new or re-engineered powertrains and propulsion systems available in the U.S. for under $60,000. The winners consist of two V-8s, a diesel V-6, three 4-cyl. turbos, two 2-cyl. turbos, an electric vehicle and a hydrogen-powered fuel cell.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-winners#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany BMW Chevrolet Dodge Ford Hyundai Mini Ram Subaru Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:29:00 +0000 1175431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Display in Hyundai Tucson Fuel-Cell Vehicle shows 228 miles (367 km) of range.</strong></p> Volvo S60 T6 Test Drive for Ward's 10 Best Engines of 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/volvo-s60-t6-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">The Volvo S60 T6 supercharged/turbocharged 2.0L 4-cyl., driven by editor Tom Murphy, is one of 37 contenders for the 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/volvo-s60-t6-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/volvo-s60-t6-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives Ward's 10 Best Engines North America U.S. Volvo Car Supercharger Turbocharger Test Drives Mon, 01 Dec 2014 13:09:00 +0000 1167441 at http://wardsauto.com Chinese Automakers Eye Direct Investment in Russia http://wardsauto.com/europe/chinese-automakers-eye-direct-investment-russia <div class="node-body article-body">While Chinese automakers accounted for only about a 3.3% share of Russia’s LV market year-to-date, their plans for growth in the country are ambitious.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/chinese-automakers-eye-direct-investment-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/chinese-automakers-eye-direct-investment-russia#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chery Geely Globalization Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:37:00 +0000 1143411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Great Wall plans annual output of 150,000 Haval vehicles in city of Tula.</strong></p> Volvo Adds XC60 Into Mix at Chengdu Plant http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/volvo-adds-xc60-mix-chengdu-plant <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo says XC60 sales rose 20.4% worldwide to 98,309 units in the first nine months of 2014, while sales in China during the period jumped 32.3% to 24,940.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/volvo-adds-xc60-mix-chengdu-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/volvo-adds-xc60-mix-chengdu-plant#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Asia Pacific China Volvo Car Vehicle Assembly Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:51:00 +0000 1155921 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Addition of XC60 increases workforce to 2,650 people at Chengdu plant.</strong></p> Ward's 10 Best Engines Facing Diversity Training http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eight WardsAuto editors drive the vehicles in October and November during their routine daily commutes in metro Detroit, the same way most Americans experience their vehicles – going to the grocery store, visiting relatives on weekends, taking kids to school and occasionally wearing down the treads with a thick smoky burnout in a vacant parking lot.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Alfa Romeo Audi BMW Chevrolet Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Lexus Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger 2.0L turbo 2.3L EcoBoost 6.2L LT1 V-8 Acura RLX hybrid Audi S5 3.0L supercharged V-6 BMW i3 Chevrolet Corvette Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Ford F-150 Ford Mustang Hyundai Sonata Eco Lexus NX hybrid Volkswagen eGolf Volkswagen GTI Volvo S60 Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:07:00 +0000 1151131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><b><i><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 12pt;">WardsAuto</span></i><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 12pt;"> editors Steve Finlay, Drew Winter and James Amend discuss hydrogen-powered Hyundai Tucson FCV.</span></b></p> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines Nominees http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-nominees <div class="node-body gallery-body">The pool of Ward’s 10 Best Engines nominees consists of the 2014 winners plus every new or significantly improved powertrain that is priced below $60,000 and is available in U.S. showrooms during the first quarter of 2015. Eight WardsAuto editors based in Southfield, MI, drive the vehicles in October and November. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-nominees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-nominees#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Acura Alfa Romeo Chevrolet Chrysler Dodge Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Kia Lexus Subaru Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:06:00 +0000 1151151 at http://wardsauto.com Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/technology-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">BorgWarner turbocharger helps new Volvo fight above weight; cloudy forecast for Visteon HMI technology; Harman system gives NVH silent treatment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/technology-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/technology-roundup#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center North America U.S. BorgWarner Chrysler Ford General Motors Visteon Volvo Car Diesel Future Products Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Li-ion Lighting Sound Systems Tires Turbocharger Vehicle Interiors Cooper Tire Freescale Semiconductor Harman Kiekert Renesas U.S. Advanced Battery Consortium Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:24:00 +0000 1142171 at http://wardsauto.com Design Passion Grows Alongside China’s Auto Industry http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/design-passion-grows-alongside-china-s-auto-industry <div class="field-byline"> Joseph R. Szczesny </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chery design chief James Hope, formerly with General Motors, concedes Chinese automakers have imported “expats” to help upgrade car designs, but adds a lot of local talent is emerging.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/design-passion-grows-alongside-china-s-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/design-passion-grows-alongside-china-s-auto-industry#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Chery Geely General Motors Exterior Globalization Interior Labor & Human Resources Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:18:00 +0000 1140321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chery TX concept wins 2013 design award.</strong></p>