Visteon http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53713/more en Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116 <div class="node-body article-body">JCI steps out of cockpit; PPG coatings business seeks to cover more of South America; Bosch looks to build upon modest Indonesian investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America South America Brazil U.S. Indonesia South Korea Germany Russia Bosch Continental JCI Lada Nissan Renault Visteon Capacity Utilization Component Finance Globalization Information & Entertainment Manufacturing Technology Restructuring Steel Vehicle Interiors Autoneum ContiTech Cooper-Standard Halla Visteon PPG Tata Steel Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0000 1052691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>ContiTech employee programs CNC robotic bending machine at new hose plant in Kaluga, Russia.</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 Management & Strategy Auto Makers 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 Industry Debates the Future of Telematics http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/industry-debates-future-telematics <div class="node-body article-body">Turning data into valuable information, expansion of voice commands and tailored experiences are three possible future avenues for growth. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/industry-debates-future-telematics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/industry-debates-future-telematics#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford General Motors Kia Visteon Information & Entertainment Airbiquity Don Butler Ford General Motors Henry Bzeih infotainment Kia Panasonic Phil Abram Scott Frank telematics Tim Yerdon Tom Gebhardt Visteon Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:33:00 +0000 1033611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kia UVO lessons determining future path.</strong></p> Follow Road to Asia, Smaller Connected Cars or Perish, Visteon CEO Says http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/follow-road-asia-smaller-connected-cars-or-perish-visteon-ceo-says <div class="node-body article-body">Tim Leuliette says some of the biggest OEMs no longer wield the dominant position they did just a few years ago and the power of influence has shifted from the U.S. to Asia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/follow-road-asia-smaller-connected-cars-or-perish-visteon-ceo-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/follow-road-asia-smaller-connected-cars-or-perish-visteon-ceo-says#comments Premium Limited Management & Strategy Suppliers North America U.S. Visteon Globalization Asia autonomous driving China Tim Leuliette Fri, 30 May 2014 15:30:00 +0000 1029691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Grow in Asia and small-car market, Leuliette says.</strong></p> Holistic Approach, Better Performance Needed From HMIs of Future http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/holistic-approach-better-performance-needed-hmis-future <div class="field-deck"> 2014 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Infotainment and other electronics systems now proliferating system by system must begin to communicate with each other – and they also need to operate more intuitively for consumers, who now consider HMI performance a key quality metric.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/holistic-approach-better-performance-needed-hmis-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/holistic-approach-better-performance-needed-hmis-future#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Continental Visteon 2014 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Interior Wed, 21 May 2014 16:05:00 +0000 1024741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Continental&rsquo;s Wahnschaff: Car becoming &ldquo;moving lounge.&rdquo;</strong></p> Innovation Center Showcases What’s Next at Visteon http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/innovation-center-showcases-what-s-next-visteon <div class="node-body article-body">The hardware and software bridging blueprint and car are on display at the newly opened Visteon Innovation Center, a showroom for products now in use, nearing production or conceptualized for cars of the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/innovation-center-showcases-what-s-next-visteon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/innovation-center-showcases-what-s-next-visteon#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. South Korea Russia BMW JCI Mercedes Visteon Climate Controls/HVAC Electric Vehicles Electronics Finance Future Products Globalization Instrument Panel Interior Li-ion OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Restructuring Vehicle Interiors Duckyang Industry e-Bee Halla Visteon Richard Vaughan Visteon Innovation Center Viston Avtopribor Electronics Yanfeng Visteon Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:26:00 +0000 990411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Visteon Innovation Center features include Horizon Cockpit concept using 3-D system that maps driver&#39;s gestures through kinematic spatial hand, then replicates motion as a virtual ‟hand&rdquo; shown on center-stack display.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-100 <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa gets Hungary wheel-plant contruction rolling; Visteon getting out of automotive interiors; PPG growing green coatings operation in Mexico.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-100" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-100#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Mexico U.S. South Korea Hungary BMW Cadillac TRW Visteon Aluminum Capacity Utilization Component Employment Finance Globalization Instrument Panel Logistics Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Restructuring Seatbelts Wheels Alcoa Barnes Group Duckyang Industry Evana Littelfuse PPG Preh Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:30:00 +0000 977901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>TRW seatbelt pretensioner activated by sensing potential accident.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-98 <div class="node-body article-body">Halla Visteon supplies key drivetrain components to Hyundai fuel-cell vehicle; Axalta refinish products get GM U.K.’s blessing; high-tech plastic toughens up Ford Police Interceptor center console.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-98" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-98#comments Premium Plants & Production Auto Makers Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Canada U.S. Switzerland United Kingdom Bosch Ford Hyundai Opel/Vauxhall Visteon Aluminum Capacity Utilization Electric Vehicles Electronics Fuel-Cell Vehicles Global Sources OE-Supplier Relations Thermoplastic Vehicle Interiors Alcoa Autonet Mobile Axalta Halla Visteon nanoFLWCell Plastix Plus Vycom Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:00:00 +0000 962531 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Alcoa throws cash lifeline to Deschambault smelter in Quebec.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-92 <div class="node-body article-body">Johnson Controls sheds auto-electronics business; Denso doubles down on Tennessee injector production; GKN goes local with new Russian plant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-92" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-92#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. South Korea Russia Sweden BMW Denso Ford Hyundai JCI Kia Visteon Capacity Utilization Electric Vehicles Employment Gasoline Global Sources Globalization Information & Entertainment Instrument Panel Labor & Human Resources OE-Supplier Relations Production Purchashing Restructuring Suspension Busan GKN Driveline Jacqueline Dedo Michigan Economic Development Corp. Nexteer Piston Group SKF Togliatti Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:20:00 +0000 932911 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>SKF to provide MacPherson strut component to Hyundai-Kia.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-90 <div class="node-body article-body">Tire deal goes flat; Indonesian supplier raising capacity despite profit decline; Visteon terminates Chinese joint venture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-90" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-90#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China India U.S. Indonesia Philippines Toyota Visteon Capacity Utilization Component Finance Global Sources Globalization Restructuring Tires Trade Transmission Apollo Tyres Cooper Tire MetalArt PT Astra Toyota Motor Philippines Yanfeng Visteon Thu, 02 Jan 2014 18:20:00 +0000 923201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cooper Tire remains independent.</strong></p>