Lear http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53705/more en Suppliers Wild Card in North American Output Surge http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/suppliers-wild-card-north-american-output-surge <div class="node-body article-body">“The industry is in good shape. We’re not over our skis,” Visteon CEO Tim Leuliette says. “Not just Visteon, but as an industry we are all running pretty good balance sheets and being very conservative.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/suppliers-wild-card-north-american-output-surge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/suppliers-wild-card-north-american-output-surge#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers North America North America - Regional Bosch Chrysler Continental Faurecia Ford General Motors JCI Lear TRW Visteon Volkswagen ZF Capacity Utilization Production Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:49:00 +0000 1068141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM Arlington assembly plant employee Mark Magallon shines Chevy Tahoe badge.</strong></p> From the Floor: 2014 WardsAuto Interiors Conference http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/floor-2014-wardsauto-interiors-conference <div class="node-body gallery-body">More than 500 people attended the recent WardsAuto Interiors Conference in Dearborn, MI, to hear two compelling keynote speeches and eight panel sessions. Also honored at the conference were winners of the 2014 Ward's 10 Best Interiors and the College for Creative Studies Student Design Competition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/floor-2014-wardsauto-interiors-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/floor-2014-wardsauto-interiors-conference#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America North America - Regional U.S. Chrysler Continental Faurecia General Motors JCI Lear Visteon 2014 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Carbon Fiber Cockpit Future Products Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Plastic Product Development Seats Vehicle Interiors Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:32:00 +0000 1029871 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-108 <div class="node-body article-body">Lear expands in Morocco; SRG Global doubles capacity at Mexico facility; software maker Dassault clicks with BMW on i3 development.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-108" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-108#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Austria China Mexico India U.S. Morocco BMW Lear Magna Meritor Mini Nissan SAIC Tesla Toyota Batteries Capacity Utilization Design Electric Vehicles Global Sources Globalization Hybrid Vehicles Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Production Purchashing Vehicle Assembly Brakes India Dassault Magna Steyr NEC Panasonic SAKOR SRG Global Thu, 08 May 2014 18:40:00 +0000 1015571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Panasonic battery pack integrated into Model S chassis.</strong></p> WardsAuto Names 2014 Design Competition Finalists http://wardsauto.com/student-design-competition/wardsauto-names-2014-design-competition-finalists <div class="field-deck"> 2014 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The student projects, currently on display at WardsAuto booth 1209 at the SAE World Congress, also will be on exhibit at the WardsAuto Interiors conference May 21 at The Henry hotel in Dearborn, MI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/student-design-competition/wardsauto-names-2014-design-competition-finalists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/student-design-competition/wardsauto-names-2014-design-competition-finalists#comments Public Vehicles & Technology Student Design Competition North America U.S. Lear 2014 SAE World Congress Interior Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:30:00 +0000 992721 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Arkadiy Okhman explains his 2025 pickup concept to judges.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-102 <div class="node-body article-body">Lear not sitting still in China; IBM crafting connectivity software for PSA Peugeot Citroen; automakers reach agreement on social-responsibility guidelines for suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-102" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-102#comments Premium World Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. France World BorgWarner Continental Lear PSA Collision Avoidance Global Sources Globalization Information & Entertainment Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Radar Automotive Industry Action Group Christian Schumacher CSR Europe IBM J. Scot Sharland Matt Simoncini Shanghai Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 982281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Continental blind-spot warning key component of autonomous driving.</strong></p> Lear Looks to Expand Leather Operations http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/lear-looks-expand-leather-operations <div class="node-body article-body">The supplier hosts a fashion show highlighting next-generation automotive fabric and leather concepts intended to meet any automaker’s wildest dreams. Economic indicators for Lear are positive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/lear-looks-expand-leather-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/lear-looks-expand-leather-operations#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Lear Component Product Development Seats Alcantara Aventino Eagle Ottawa GST AutoLeather Guilford Performance Textiles Jeneanne Hanley Johnson Controls Lear Matt Simoncini TeXstyle Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:20:00 +0000 873841 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Lear President and CEO Matt Simoncini speaks at automotive trim fashion show.</strong></p> Lear Automotive Trim Fashion Show http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/lear-automotive-trim-fashion-show <div class="node-body gallery-body">Many of the design concepts, marketed as the TeXstyle family of fabrics, stem from the integration of Guilford Performance Textiles, which Lear acquired in 2012.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/lear-automotive-trim-fashion-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/lear-automotive-trim-fashion-show#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Lear Materials Product Development Seats Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:19:00 +0000 873851 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-80 <div class="node-body article-body">Dana strenghtens ties with India’s Mahindra; composites developer opens new Detroit-area headquarters, R&D operation; Visteon subsidiary bids for Thai auto-electronics business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-80" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-80#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Australia China India U.S. Thailand Dana Dongfeng Getrag Lear Mahindra & Mahindra Visteon Capacity Utilization Chassis Dual Clutch (DCT) Electronics Future Products Globalization Laws/Law Enforcement OE-Supplier Relations Purchashing Seats Transmission Vehicle Interiors Continental Structural Plastics Koyo Australia Relan Group Toyota Boshuku Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:40:00 +0000 873021 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Getrag, Chinese JV partner to build DCTs for Asian market.</strong></p> 2013 WardsAuto Interiors Conference: Floor Shots http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2013-wardsauto-interiors-conference-floor-shots <div class="node-body gallery-body">This year's WardsAuto Interiors Conference was held May 22 at The Henry hotel in Dearborn, MI. The sold-out event delivered compelling keynote speeches and panel sessions, celebrated winners of Ward's 10 Best Interiors and honored student designs from the College for Creative Studies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2013-wardsauto-interiors-conference-floor-shots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2013-wardsauto-interiors-conference-floor-shots#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan South Korea Chrysler Ford JCI Lear Lexus Lincoln Mazda Mercedes 2013 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Interior Product Development Fri, 24 May 2013 19:40:00 +0000 779581 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Ford&#39;s Amko Leenarts speaks with WardsAuto editor Byron Pope after keynote speech.</strong></p> New Innovations, Ways of Thinking, Make for More Expensive-Looking Interiors http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/new-innovations-ways-thinking-make-more-expensive-looking-interiors <div class="field-deck"> 2013 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lear, Inteva and Mazda executives detail ways their companies are achieving the high-end look U.S. new-car buyers increasingly are demanding.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/new-innovations-ways-thinking-make-more-expensive-looking-interiors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/new-innovations-ways-thinking-make-more-expensive-looking-interiors#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Lear Mazda 2013 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Instrument Panel Seats auto makers BMW Crafted Comfort Connect Design Ferrari interior Inteva Julien Montousse Karl Henn Kodo Lear Mazda Mazda6 Mike Jary Shinari concept Suppliers Wed, 22 May 2013 17:57:00 +0000 777711 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Mazda6&#39;s real stitching part of brand&rsquo;s effort to provide more authentic, high-quality interior.</strong></p>