Zhejiang Geely http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53673/more en Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-9 <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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-9#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. South Korea Sweden 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> Volvo Takes Wraps Off All-New XC90 http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-takes-wraps-all-new-xc90 <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo has set a medium-term goal of selling 100,000 units annually in the U.S., and says the XC90 will play a significant role in reaching that objective.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-takes-wraps-all-new-xc90" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-takes-wraps-all-new-xc90#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Volvo Car Exterior Gasoline Headlamps Hybrid Vehicles Interior Sales Results Supercharger Turbocharger Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:30:00 +0000 1095001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo XC90 all-new for first time since introduction in 2002.</strong></p> U.K. Jumping Gun on Driverless Cars, Survey Shows http://wardsauto.com/politics/uk-jumping-gun-driverless-cars-survey-shows <div class="node-body article-body">SmartWitness Managing Director Simon Marsh says two-thirds of motorists believe the government is premature in allowing driverless cars on U.K. roads and more tests are needed to ensure the safety of the new technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/uk-jumping-gun-driverless-cars-survey-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/uk-jumping-gun-driverless-cars-survey-shows#comments Premium Politics Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Ford Honda Mercedes Nissan Opel/Vauxhall Volkswagen Volvo Car Politics Autonomous Vehicles Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:49:00 +0000 1088021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hands on wheel, please, survey respondents say.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-5 <div class="node-body article-body">TRW seatbelt retractor enforces laws of physics; Hyundai, Honda, Volvo dial in on Android Auto; Hella headlamp targets LED light.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-5#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Canada U.S. BorgWarner Ford Hella Honda Hyundai TRW Volkswagen Volvo Car Airbags Diesel Headlamps Hybrid Vehicles Information & Entertainment Li-ion Product Development Seatbelts Android Mahle Behr Open Automotive Alliance Samsung SDI Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:14:00 +0000 1052911 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford Transit airbag measures 15 ft. by 3 ft.</strong></p> Chinese Suppliers Respond as OEMs Raise Quality Bar http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Domestic suppliers in China have had to correct bad habits such as altering specs to save a few cents. Now, a growing number are producing world-class parts in response to demand by, and with help from, global automakers and suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar#comments Premium Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers China Baojun Chery Geely General Motors Magna Volkswagen Component Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Magneti Marelli Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:05:00 +0000 1044881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Magneti Marelli works closely with local suppliers to improve quality.</strong></p> Volvo Provides Peek at Interior of Upcoming XC90 CUV http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-provides-peek-interior-upcoming-xc90-cuv <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo says it will debut the XC90 from the inside out, first revealing interior images before disclosing the full exterior in August. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-provides-peek-interior-upcoming-xc90-cuv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-provides-peek-interior-upcoming-xc90-cuv#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Volvo Car Future Products Information & Entertainment Interior Seats Tue, 27 May 2014 19:30:00 +0000 1028121 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Volvo XC90 interior reflects automaker&rsquo;s Swedish heritage.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-3 <div class="node-body article-body">Continental software keeps tabs on tread wear; Volvo to study on-the-road E-bus charging; Audi, Magneti Marelli technologies light the way.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-3#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional U.S. Sweden United Kingdom Audi Continental Nissan Volvo Car Charging Emissions European Commission Future Products Headlamps Materials Tires Magneti Marelli Southwest Research Institute Fri, 23 May 2014 13:12:00 +0000 1025841 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Leading-edge paint keeps Nissan Note natty.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-2 <div class="node-body article-body">Henkel demonstrates optical adhesives for vehicle-display applications; Spanish researchers focus on automotive night vision; United Arab Emirates counting on sunny skies for solar-car competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-2#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Africa / Middle East Asia Pacific Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. United Arab Emirates Spain Eaton Volvo Car Cameras Electric Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Materials Pedestrian Protection Solar Tires Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. China-Sweden Research Centre for Traffic Safety Great Wall Henkel Kazakhstan OPAL-RT University of Madrid Fri, 09 May 2014 10:12:00 +0000 1015531 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Study of Chinese drivers takes ‟culture&rdquo; into account.</strong></p> Volvo Autonomous-Car Research Hits Gothenburg Streets http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/volvo-autonomous-car-research-hits-gothenburg-streets <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo calls its technology application Autopilot to suggest the driver will be able to relinquish control of the vehicle. Designers and engineers envision a car of the future that operates like an aircraft.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/volvo-autonomous-car-research-hits-gothenburg-streets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/volvo-autonomous-car-research-hits-gothenburg-streets#comments Premium Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Sweden Volvo Car Autonomous Vehicles Thu, 01 May 2014 11:11:00 +0000 1008741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Experimental Volvos, occupants ply commuter routes in Swedish capital.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-1 <div class="node-body article-body">EV battery as structural component?; Nissan has different take on new-car smell; Harman basing worldwide R&D in China.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-1#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Hella Nissan Volvo Car Advertising Charging Department of Energy (DOE) Dual Clutch (DCT) Globalization Information & Entertainment Li-ion Product Development Safety Seats Air Aroma AllCell Cartasite Harman Kinetics Drive Solutions New York auto show Stanford University UQM Technologies Vahle Fri, 25 Apr 2014 11:44:00 +0000 1003251 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo child seat inflates, deflates in less than 40 seconds.</strong></p>