IAC http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53703/more en Student Designers Honored at WardsAuto Interiors Conference http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/student-designers-honored-wardsauto-interiors-conference-0 <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The assignment was to design an interior for a 2030 compact CUV with self-driving capabilities. Ten seniors from the Transportation Design Dept. at CCS took on the challenge. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/student-designers-honored-wardsauto-interiors-conference-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/student-designers-honored-wardsauto-interiors-conference-0#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. IAC Lear 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Fri, 15 May 2015 21:35:00 +0000 1282861 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jeongyoo Kim accepts 2015 Grand Prize award&nbsp;for design of 2030 CUV interior concept at WardsAuto Interiors Conference.</strong></p> Joe Wilssens 2015 Student Design Awards http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-student-design-awards <div class="node-body gallery-body">Jeongyoo Kim won the grand prize for a concept that features modular seating and a centrally located steering wheel that allows front-seat occupants to face rear-seat passengers during autonomous driving, but also provides a strong, highly bolstered center seat to provide necessary support during off-roading adventures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-student-design-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-student-design-awards#comments Public 2015 U.S. IAC Lear 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Fri, 15 May 2015 21:23:00 +0000 1282931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>IAC EcoBlend and Lear Design Innovation awards recognize specific aspects of student designs.</strong></p> Students Envision Self Drivers for 2030 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/students-envision-self-drivers-2030 <div class="node-body article-body">The assignment is to design the interior of a compact CUV or SUV aimed at active professionals who want a car that drives itself on daily commutes but who also want the option to physically drive in the country on weekends. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/students-envision-self-drivers-2030" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/students-envision-self-drivers-2030#comments Public Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. IAC Lear Autonomous Vehicles Future Products Interior Vehicle Interiors Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:22:00 +0000 1257891 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Instructor Brian Stoeckel&nbsp;(foreground)&nbsp;discusses early design sketches with CCS&nbsp;student Fred Zehao Liu.</strong></p> Photo credit: Sherrie Savage CCS Students Present Autonomous CUV Designs http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/ccs-students-present-autonomous-cuv-designs <div class="node-body gallery-body">In its sixth collaboration with the College for Creative Studies and sponsors Lear and IAC, WardsAuto challenged transportation design students to create a compact CUV for 2030 that is autonomous on daily commutes, but becomes a driver’s car on weekends.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/ccs-students-present-autonomous-cuv-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/ccs-students-present-autonomous-cuv-designs#comments Public Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. IAC Lear Future Products Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:21:00 +0000 1259511 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fred Zhao Liu&rsquo;s project is futuristic Honda compact CUV.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-131 <div class="node-body article-body">IAC doubles down in China; Huf handles expansion in Tennessee; France’s AdduXi launches U.S. manufacturing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-131" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-131#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Serbia Ford IAC Capacity Utilization Electronics Employment Global Sources Globalization Lighting OE-Supplier Relations Plastic Tires Vehicle Interiors Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:16:00 +0000 1136361 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;10 Mustang early adopter of LED lighting.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-130 <div class="node-body article-body">Dusseldorf welcomes IAC HQ; Brose expands Southeast Michigan operation; Mitsubishi Automotive Electric to supply Americas from Mexico base.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-130" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-130#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Australia China Mexico U.S. Malaysia Germany Continental Ford IAC ZF Climate Controls/HVAC Component Global Sources Globalization Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Internet Logistics Materials OE-Supplier Relations Sound Systems Vehicle Interiors Benecke-Kaliko Brose DuPont Mitsubishi Electric Pandora Internet radio Sage Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:05:00 +0000 1133151 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Interior-surface production techniques in tune with China&#39;s clean-air goals.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-113 <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Takata warns airbag recalls may widen; HighWater says battery may be breakthrough; IAC opens new Asia HQ; Toyoda Gosei expands Michigan facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-113" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-113#comments Public Gated World Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology World BorgWarner IAC Component Product Development Vehicles & Technology Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:32:00 +0000 1037681 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>HighWater says GO Battery can match Li-ion performance but at lower cost.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-99 <div class="node-body article-body">TRW concept lets front passenger take the wheel; New fuel-tank plant is TI Automotive’s 15th facility in China; Preh ECUs maximize battery efficiency in BMW’s new EV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-99#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China Mexico India U.S. Germany Switzerland BMW BorgWarner IAC Mahindra & Mahindra Ram Tenneco Toyota TRW Autonomous Vehicles Batteries Capacity Utilization Diesel Electric Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Future Products Global Sources Globalization OE-Supplier Relations Purchashing Transmissions Vehicle Interiors Alcantara Chakan ExchangE Geneva Auto Show Gill Holding GR Spring & Stamping Guangzhou Preh Pune Rinspeed Saltillo Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:45:00 +0000 968821 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BorgWarner transfer case gives &rsquo;14 Tundra shift-on-the-fly capability.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-65 <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-65" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-65#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Africa / Middle East Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional China U.S. South Africa Chery Continental Ford IAC Mercedes PSA Valeo Volkswagen Aluminum Body Capacity Utilization Component Electric Vehicles Engine Finance Global Sources Globalization Hybrid Vehicles OE-Supplier Relations Transmission Vehicle Interiors AAM Feltex Israel Corp.Jacques Aschenbroich Markus Pirsch Novelis Qoros Roland Harings Weber Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:05:00 +0000 807121 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>&rsquo;14 F-150 Tremor&rsquo;s EcoBoost engine features ContiTech timing belts.</strong></p> JLR Business Gives Growing IAC Piece of Premium-Car Sector http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/jlr-business-gives-growing-iac-piece-premium-car-sector <div class="node-body article-body">At the supplier’s Halewood operations, production has gone from one shift with 80 workers in 2008 to three shifts and 500 employees, thanks in large part to hot sales of the Range Rover Evoque.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/jlr-business-gives-growing-iac-piece-premium-car-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/jlr-business-gives-growing-iac-piece-premium-car-sector#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Europe United Kingdom IAC Land Rover Management & Strategy Component Tue, 09 Jul 2013 09:45:00 +0000 805121 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Hundreds of variations possible with IAC-supplied Evoque cockpit.</strong></p>