Aisin http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53685/more en 2015 NAIAS: Shots From the Floor http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2015-naias-shots-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body">A photo gallery of highlights from press preview and supplier days at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2015-naias-shots-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2015-naias-shots-floor#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America - Regional U.S. Aisin Auto Makers Chrysler Dealerships Denso Ford General Motors Suppliers ZF 2015 North American International Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:42:00 +0000 1196261 at http://wardsauto.com Japanese Government, Industry on Joint Safety Crusade http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/japanese-government-industry-joint-safety-crusade <div class="node-body article-body">World Health Organization statistics show Japan reported 5.2 traffic deaths per 100,000 people in 2010. ITS Japan Chairman and Toyota technical advisor Hiroyuki Watanabe hopes to reduce that to below 2.6 by 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/japanese-government-industry-joint-safety-crusade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/japanese-government-industry-joint-safety-crusade#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Acura Aisin Denso Honda Toyota Politics Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Lidar Product Development ITS World Congress Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:01:00 +0000 1121761 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Driver taken for ride by automated Acura in downtown Detroit.</strong></p> Wised-Up Suppliers Expand for New Tech, Not More Volume http://wardsauto.com/blog/wised-suppliers-expand-new-tech-not-more-volume <div class="node-body blog-body">Even when running near 100% capacity, auto supplier margins are razor thin, so investing millions in new construction based on OEM sales projections and economic forecasts takes a major leap of faith.</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/wised-suppliers-expand-new-tech-not-more-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/wised-suppliers-expand-new-tech-not-more-volume#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Aisin Bosch Chrysler Continental Faurecia Capacity Utilization Product Development Vehicles & Technology Final Inspection Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:22:00 +0000 1113391 at http://wardsauto.com More Magnesium in Japanese Auto-Parts Makers’ Mix http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/more-magnesium-japanese-auto-parts-makers-mix <div class="node-body article-body">A Japan Magnesium Assn. official predicts demand will grow 3% to 4% over the next five years thanks to a new alloy mix incorporating calcium, making it possible to die-cast magnesium components on the same line as aluminum parts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/more-magnesium-japanese-auto-parts-makers-mix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/more-magnesium-japanese-auto-parts-makers-mix#comments Premium Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Japan Aisin Autoliv Honda Nissan Toyota Aluminum Magnesium Steel Japan Magnesium Assn. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 1055701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Turbine-powered &rsquo;06 GM EcoJet concept had magnesium structural parts.</strong></p> Aisin Seiki Opens New NA Headquarters Near Detroit http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/aisin-seiki-opens-new-na-headquarters-near-detroit <div class="node-body article-body">The facility houses two business units that were in separate locations, Aisin World Corp. of America and Aisin Technical Center of America, under one roof.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/aisin-seiki-opens-new-na-headquarters-near-detroit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/aisin-seiki-opens-new-na-headquarters-near-detroit#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers North America U.S. Aisin Automatic Gasoline Global Sources Globalization Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 1060511 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>As part of headquarters opening ceremony, Aisin World Corp. of America CEO Mike Saito presented $50,000 gift to Northville Township Parks &amp; Recreation.</strong></p> Japanese Parts Manufacturers Display Latest Wares http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/japanese-parts-manufacturers-display-latest-wares <div class="node-body article-body">Jatco is producing about 1,500 units of the second transmission in its CVT8 Hybrid series monthly, but plans to raise output to 4,500 units per month by 2016, with its Aguascalientes, Mexico-based subsidiary accounting for almost all of the growth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/japanese-parts-manufacturers-display-latest-wares" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/japanese-parts-manufacturers-display-latest-wares#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan Aisin Denso General Motors Honda Infiniti Isuzu Lexus Nissan Ram Toyota Body Climate Controls/HVAC Continuously Variable (CVT) Electric Vehicles Global Sources Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion OE-Supplier Relations Production Purchashing Transmission Hitachi Jatco Toyota Industries Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:19:00 +0000 1046821 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Next-gen Jatco CVT-8 transmission designed for lower torque levels.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-104 <div class="node-body article-body">Magna subsidiary raising output of electronic latches; Daimler assigns 9-speed AT work to Romania facility; new leadership at Aisin Seiki’s U.S. technical center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-104" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-104#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Canada U.S. Japan Czech Republic Romania Aisin Continental Magna Mercedes Toyota Automatic Body Brakes Capacity Utilization Component Labor & Human Resources OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Suspension Transmission Elio Motors GKN Driveline Ideal Automotive Markus Schafer Samir Salaman Yoshiaki Kato Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:45:00 +0000 993711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GKN North Carolina customers include Detroit Three, BMW.</strong></p> Transmission Maker Aisin AI Shifts Into High Gear http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/transmission-maker-aisin-ai-shifts-high-gear <div class="node-body article-body">In addition to Toyota, Subaru and Lexus, Aisin AI supplies Mazda and Mitsubishi in Japan and PSA Peugeot Citroen, General Motors and Lotus overseas. The supplier is developing a new 6-speed transmission for the Porsche 911 sports coupe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/transmission-maker-aisin-ai-shifts-high-gear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/transmission-maker-aisin-ai-shifts-high-gear#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology China India Japan Poland Aisin Lexus Mazda Mitsubishi Porsche Toyota Automated Manual Manual OE-Supplier Relations Transmission Aisin AW Aisin Seiki Kazumichi Sugiura Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:26:00 +0000 951861 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lexus LFA features Aisin AI manual gearbox.</strong></p> Fuel Cells, Plug-in Hybrids Fueled Buzz at Tokyo Show http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/fuel-cells-plug-hybrids-fueled-buzz-tokyo-show <div class="node-body article-body">Honda hopes to reduce the price of its next-generation FCEV’s price to ¥4 million, a goal dating back to 2005, but the target date has been pushed back from 2020 to 2025.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/fuel-cells-plug-hybrids-fueled-buzz-tokyo-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/fuel-cells-plug-hybrids-fueled-buzz-tokyo-show#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan Aisin Denso Honda Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Tesla Toyota Advertising Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Continuously Variable (CVT) Electric Vehicles Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Global Sources Headlamps Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Li-ion Product Development Tires Transmissions Turbocharger 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show 2013 Tokyo Motor Show Carlos Ghosn Jatco Ryugo Nakao Yoshikazu Tanaka Thu, 12 Dec 2013 09:39:00 +0000 912191 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota, Lexus models feature Aisin rear-drive hybrid system.</strong></p> Ram 3500: The Right Tool http://wardsauto.com/blog/ram-3500-right-tool <div class="node-body blog-body">The dually Ram 3500 Tradesman makes light work out of hauling a pallet of bricks weighing nearly 3,000 lbs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/ram-3500-right-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/ram-3500-right-tool#comments Blog Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Aisin Ram Diesel Suspension Aisin transmission Cummins turbodiesel heavy-duty pickups Ram 3500 Tradesman Road Ahead Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:01:00 +0000 812281 at http://wardsauto.com <p> Ram 3500 loaded with bricks and ready to roll.</p>