Autoliv http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53688/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 Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe 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> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-122 <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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-122" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-122#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America South America Brazil China U.S. Germany Vietnam 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/supply-chain/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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/supply-chain/research-salesmanship-equal-priorities-autoliv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/supply-chain/research-salesmanship-equal-priorities-autoliv#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. 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/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> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-roundup-16 <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of automotive technology news.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-roundup-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-roundup-16#comments Premium Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Germany 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/suppliers/supplier-roundup-70 <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of this week’s news involving automotive suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-70" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-70#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Canada China Mexico U.S. 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 Technology-Laden S-Class Strong on Safety, Comfort http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-laden-s-class-strong-safety-comfort <div class="node-body article-body">Luxury-segment cars typically launch new technologies before the features begin to show up in conventional mass-produced vehicles. So it’s no surprise that the new S-Class is studded with innovations, including 20 active safety features in the S550.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-laden-s-class-strong-safety-comfort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-laden-s-class-strong-safety-comfort#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Autoliv Bentley Maybach Mercedes Rolls Royce Sales & Marketing Aerodynamics Aluminum Blindspot Detection Cameras Cockpit Diesel Gasoline Headlamps Hybrid Vehicles Lane-Departure Warning Pedestrian Protection Suspension Dieter Zetsche night vision S-Class Tue, 30 Jul 2013 10:38:00 +0000 818491 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Eight cameras feed information to driver, stabilize suspension.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-64 <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of this week’s news involving automotive suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-64" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-64#comments Premium Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Autoliv Chevrolet Ford Airbags Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Engines Global Sources Logistics OE-Supplier Relations AVS Jan Carlson NatGasCar Pfadt Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:01:00 +0000 802841 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Partnership to supply CNG conversion kits for late-model F-150.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-57 <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of this week’s news involving automotive suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-57" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-57#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Japan Pakistan Hungary Thailand United Kingdom Autoliv BorgWarner Fiat Ford Jaguar Land Rover PSA Toyota Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Component Globalization Headlamps Lane-Departure Warning Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Pedestrian Protection Product Development Seats Sound Systems Steel Taillamps Turbocharger Baosteel Eagle Ottawa JVC Kenwood Kobe Steel Magneti Marelli Toyota Boshoku U.S. Steel Thu, 16 May 2013 18:47:00 +0000 774701 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>BorgWarner, JLR extend turbocharger-development partnership.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-56 <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of this week’s news involving automotive suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-56" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-56#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China Mexico U.S. Japan South Korea Thailand United Kingdom Autoliv Chevrolet Ford Volkswagen Airbags Batteries Charging Chassis Component Global Sources Globalization Hybrid Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Li-ion Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Production Purchashing Sound Systems Steel Turbocharger Video AeroVironment American Hydrostatics Furukawa IHI ISE Automotive JFE Steel JVC Kenwood LG Chem Metalsa Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Valence Thu, 09 May 2013 19:42:00 +0000 770151 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Supplier says system fully charges C-MAX Energi PHEV in 2.5 hours.</strong></p>