IAC http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53703/more en Interiors Uncertainty Could Benefit Lear, CEO Says http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/interiors-uncertainty-could-benefit-lear-ceo-says <div class="field-deck"> 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Everybody’s trying to figure out where the business goes as far as Johnson Controls,” Lear’s Simoncini says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/interiors-uncertainty-could-benefit-lear-ceo-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/interiors-uncertainty-could-benefit-lear-ceo-says#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers North America U.S. IAC JCI Lear Magna Toyota Management & Strategy 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Global Sources Vehicle Interiors Thu, 06 Aug 2015 18:34:00 +0000 1328461 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Simoncini: &ldquo;Customers get nervous&rdquo; when uncertainty in supply sector.</strong></p> Full View Photography 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>