Zhejiang Geely http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53673/more en 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> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-106 <div class="node-body article-body">Durr keeps it clean at Audi Mexico paint shop; Georgia town Voestalpine’s newest stamping ground; Dynaudio, Harman, SABIC expand China presence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-106" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-106#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China Mexico U.S. Audi Geely TRW Volkswagen Capacity Utilization Global Sources Globalization Manufacturing Technology Navigation Systems OE-Supplier Relations Plastic Sound Systems Stamping Voice Activation Anting Bay St. Louis Cartersville Changan Durr Dynaudio Genk Great Wall Sabic San Jose Chiapa Voestalpine Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:30:00 +0000 1003491 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>TRW electric power-steering technology migrates to Chinese SUV.</strong></p> U.K. Light-Vehicle Market Maintains Momentum in March http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-light-vehicle-market-maintains-momentum-march <div class="node-body article-body">March typically is the region’s biggest sales month of the year, and the latest numbers pushed first-quarter results up 13.7% to 688,122 units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-light-vehicle-market-maintains-momentum-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-light-vehicle-market-maintains-momentum-march#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe United Kingdom Ford Kia Opel/Vauxhall Renault Suzuki Volvo Car Sales Results Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Darren Payne Jon Wakefield Mark Ovenden Mike Hawes Paul Philpott Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:10:00 +0000 989381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Transit holds customary top CV sales spot.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-103 <div class="node-body article-body">BorgWarner adds thermostats to emissions-control arsenal; Daimler quits JV with maker of battery cells for Smart; Dirac technology will customize Harman Kardon audio system in Volvo V70. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-103" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-103#comments Premium Management & Strategy Auto Makers Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. France Germany Italy Sweden BorgWarner Citroen Daimler Mazda Smart TRW Volvo Car Airbags Globalization Instrument Panel Li-ion Purchashing Sound Systems Aunde Deutsche ACCUmotive Dirac Evonik James Verrier Jim O'Sullivan Li-Tec Mitsubishi Electric Wahler Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:30:00 +0000 988631 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Roof airbag frees up cabin space for storage, IP expansion or openness.</strong></p>