Autoliv http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53688/more en Automotive Suppliers Promote Anti-Violence Training http://wardsauto.com/industry/automotive-suppliers-promote-anti-violence-training <div class="node-body article-body">“Beliefs can divide people but good values unify people,” says Antoine Raymond, president and CEO of French auto supplier ARaymond. “Everyone agrees that respect for others is the most important” factor.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/automotive-suppliers-promote-anti-violence-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/automotive-suppliers-promote-anti-violence-training#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Autoliv Labor & Human Resources Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:36:00 +0000 1393841 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Supplier Freudenberg-NOK&rsquo;s Michigan operation takes proactive approach.</strong></p> Mcity Sets Stage for Self-Driving at Willow Run? http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-sets-stage-self-driving-willow-run <div class="node-body article-body">Ann Arbor’s Mcity test track includes four traffic lights, an underpass, metal bridge deck, gravel roadways and parking spaces that are angled, perpendicular and parallel. Efforts are under way to open a similar but larger facility nearby in Ypsilanti.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-sets-stage-self-driving-willow-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-sets-stage-self-driving-willow-run#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry North America - Regional Autonomous Vehicles U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Autoliv Bosch Delphi Denso Faurecia Ford General Motors Honda Nissan Toyota TRW ZF Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Pedestrian Protection Product Development Radar Safety Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:22:00 +0000 1316621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mercedes GL test vehicle cruises past makeshift storefronts at Mcity in Ann Arbor.</strong></p> Tom Murphy Mcity Autonomous Vehicle Test Track http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track <div class="node-body gallery-body">Located on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Mcity is a $10 million 32-acre (13-ha) test track with roundabouts, bike lanes, a tree canopy and 4-way intersections to simulate small-town traffic situations.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry North America - Regional Autonomous Vehicles U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Autoliv Bosch Chevrolet Delphi Denso Ford Honda Nissan Toyota TRW ZF Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Collision Avoidance Product Development Safety Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:21:00 +0000 1316641 at http://wardsauto.com Autoliv Sees Wider Use of Night-Vision Technology http://wardsauto.com/industry/autoliv-sees-wider-use-night-vision-technology <div class="field-deck"> 2015 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Currently available only in a handful of imported premium models, Autoliv believes the take rate on the technology will increase significantly. Only 80,000 units were sold globally in 2014, primarily in the U.S., Europe and China.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/autoliv-sees-wider-use-night-vision-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/autoliv-sees-wider-use-night-vision-technology#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Safety Technology New York International Auto Show Technology Miscellaneous Audi Autoliv BMW Cadillac Maybach Mercedes Rolls Royce Global Sources Pedestrian Protection Safety 2015 New York International Auto Show Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1254111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Night vision spots objects three times farther away than headlamps can, supplier says.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup <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> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) HMI U.S. Safety Technology South Korea Technology Sweden Miscellaneous 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> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Emitec comes under Continental umbrella; Bosch adds second R&D operation in Vietnam; Halla Visteon Climate Control expands into South America.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America South America Industry Brazil China HMI U.S. Safety Technology Germany Vietnam Interiors Technology Miscellaneous Autoliv Bosch Continental JCI Visteon Airbags Climate Controls/HVAC Global Sources Product Development Restructuring Seatbelts Seats Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:35:00 +0000 1085311 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>JCI test facility allows real-time crash monitoring.</strong></p> Research, Salesmanship Equal Priorities for Autoliv http://wardsauto.com/industry/research-salesmanship-equal-priorities-autoliv <div class="field-deck"> 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We have preferred-partner status on what we are doing today,” Autoliv America President Steve Fredin says. “But we are also investing in new things. We are in a box. They say, ‘You are a seatbelt supplier, why talk to us about a radar system?’”</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/research-salesmanship-equal-priorities-autoliv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/research-salesmanship-equal-priorities-autoliv#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry CAR Management Briefing Seminars U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Autoliv BMW Bosch Continental Daimler Delphi Denso Ford Toyota 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Airbags Cameras Future Products OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Radar Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:30:00 +0000 1081881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Autoliv America President Steve Fredin (far left) at MBS panel discussion.</strong></p> More Magnesium in Japanese Auto-Parts Makers’ Mix http://wardsauto.com/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> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/more-magnesium-japanese-auto-parts-makers-mix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/more-magnesium-japanese-auto-parts-makers-mix#comments Premium Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry China Materials Japan Technology Miscellaneous 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> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of automotive technology news.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup#comments Premium Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Autonomous Vehicles Engines U.S. Materials Japan Safety Technology Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Germany Technology Miscellaneous Audi Autoliv Mazda Mercedes Mitsubishi Nissan Tenneco Toyota Aluminum Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Electric Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Engines Future Products Hybrid Vehicles Pedestrian Protection Safety Transmissions Wheels chromium electrical systems GKN Driveline Lacks Wheel Trim Systems night vision Renesas Electronics Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:28:00 +0000 845661 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>GKN gearbox features on-the-go charging, low CO2 emissions.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of this week’s news involving automotive suppliers.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Canada China HMI Mexico U.S. Safety Technology Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Technology Miscellaneous Audi Autoliv BMW Chevrolet Mercedes Rolls Royce Visteon Collision Avoidance Finance OE-Supplier Relations Purchashing Sound Systems Suspension Bose Cooper Standard GKN Driveline GKN Sinter Metals Jyco Yanfeng Visteon Thu, 15 Aug 2013 14:20:00 +0000 829501 at http://wardsauto.com