Jeep http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53726/more en Indian Automakers Scramble Aboard Utility Bandwagon http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers plan to launch at least 33 new utility vehicles in the next 33 months. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific India Bentley Jeep Land Rover Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Mercedes Tata Sales & Marketing Product Development Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1336941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Locally built Hyundai Creta based on China-specific ix25.</strong></p> FCA Defends Ram Diesel Take-Rate http://wardsauto.com/blog/fca-defends-ram-diesel-take-rate <div class="node-body blog-body">General Motors has questioned Fiat Chrysler’s claimed 20% take-rate for the Ram EcoDiesel, and FCA says the rampup continues. An FCA executive says production bottlenecks at the plant in Cento, Italy, have been fixed to free up additional volume for the engine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/fca-defends-ram-diesel-take-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/fca-defends-ram-diesel-take-rate#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Italy General Motors Jeep Maserati Ram Diesel Engine Fuel Economy Product Development Sales Results Turbocharger Vehicles in Operation Bob Lee Dave Elshoff EcoDiesel Fuel Economy Jeep Grand Cherokee Maserati Ghibli price premium Ram 1500 SCR urea Ward's 10 Best Engines Final Inspection Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:30:00 +0000 1306141 at http://wardsauto.com Jeep Renegade Limited - Ward's 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/jeep-renegade-limited-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI. WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter announces the winners and calls auto maker representatives to the stage to accept their honors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/jeep-renegade-limited-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/jeep-renegade-limited-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Jeep Interior Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:09:00 +0000 1306681 at http://wardsauto.com FCA US Posts 7.6% Sales Increase in May, Despite Drops by Fiat, Dodge http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/fca-us-posts-76-sales-increase-may-despite-drops-fiat-dodge <div class="node-body article-body">The Chrysler, Jeep and Ram brands had exceptional performances, with sales gains of 29.8%, 17.8% and 14.6%, respectively. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/fca-us-posts-76-sales-increase-may-despite-drops-fiat-dodge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/fca-us-posts-76-sales-increase-may-despite-drops-fiat-dodge#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chrysler Dodge Fiat Jeep Ram Inventories Sales Results Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:20:00 +0000 1291351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chrysler 200 sales increase 561.6% in May.&nbsp;</strong></p> OEMs Take Map Pockets in Many Directions http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/oems-take-map-pockets-many-directions <div class="node-body gallery-body">The map pocket has become a vital storage bin in today's vehicles, clearly used for much more than folded paper roadmaps. A smattering of photos from the 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors field shows the varying approaches as automakers attempt to maximize the utility of this space.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/oems-take-map-pockets-many-directions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/oems-take-map-pockets-many-directions#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany United Kingdom BMW Cadillac Chevrolet Dodge Ford GMC Jeep Kia Land Rover Lexus Mercedes Ram Toyota Volkswagen Interior Plastic Product Development Vehicle Interiors Fri, 08 May 2015 11:13:00 +0000 1275471 at http://wardsauto.com Jeep Renegade: Design Conveys Fun and Adventure http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/jeep-renegade-design-conveys-fun-and-adventure <div class="field-deck"> 2015 10 Best Interiors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WardsAuto tests a lot of vehicles where designers sweated over details, but we can’t recall an interior where they seemed to have so much fun obsessing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/jeep-renegade-design-conveys-fun-and-adventure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/jeep-renegade-design-conveys-fun-and-adventure#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Jeep Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Interior Voice Activation Mon, 04 May 2015 10:57:00 +0000 1272261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Jeep features eye-catching colors we&rsquo;ve never seen before in an interior.</strong></p> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Winner: Jeep Renegade http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-winner-jeep-renegade <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Fiat Chrysler marriage produces one of its first offspring, the Jeep Renegade compact CUV built in Melfi, Italy, and sharing its underpinnings with the Fiat 500X. The design team took a clean-sheet approach that integrates several design cues paying tribute to Jeep interiors over the years. Our 4x4 Limited test vehicle carries a base price of $26,795 and a $33,205 sticker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-winner-jeep-renegade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-winner-jeep-renegade#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America North America - Regional Jeep Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Mon, 04 May 2015 10:56:00 +0000 1250441 at http://wardsauto.com FCA US Turns in Strong April Performance With 6.3% Gain http://wardsauto.com/north-america/fca-us-turns-strong-april-performance-63-gain <div class="node-body article-body">Deliveries of the Chrysler 200 midsize sedan skyrocketed 348.4% to 18,850 units, the largest year-over-year percentage gain of an FCA US vehicle in April. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/fca-us-turns-strong-april-performance-63-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/fca-us-turns-strong-april-performance-63-gain#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chrysler Dodge Fiat Jeep Ram Sales Results Fri, 01 May 2015 15:23:00 +0000 1272011 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Dodge Dart deliveries up 42.3% in April.&nbsp;</strong></p> 10 Best Interiors Keep on Trucking http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/10-best-interiors-keep-trucking <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For the first time, five vehicles classified as trucks make our list. For the next two weeks, WardsAuto will present articles and photo galleries featuring the winners, some of the losers and other trends we spotted during the competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/10-best-interiors-keep-trucking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/10-best-interiors-keep-trucking#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany BMW Chrysler Ford GMC Honda Hyundai Jeep Mazda Mercedes Nissan Ford's Innovative F-150 Pickup Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Interior Product Development Sales Results Seats BMW i3 build quality Chrysler 300 comfort fit-and-finish Ford F-150 King Ranch GMC Canyon Honda Fit Jeep Renegade Kia Sedona Mazda6 Mercedes C-Class Nissan Murano Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1267111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Winners will be honored May 13 at WardsAuto Interiors Conference in Detroit.</strong></p> Inner Beauty for the Masses http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/inner-beauty-masses <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Editors selected the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors after spending February and March evaluating 42 new interiors and scoring them on design aesthetics, materials, ergonomics, safety, comfort, value, fit-and-finish and driver information. Trophies will be awarded May 13.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/inner-beauty-masses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/inner-beauty-masses#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Italy BMW Chrysler Ford GMC Honda Jeep Kia Mazda Mercedes Nissan Aluminum Carbon Fiber Cockpit Electric Vehicles Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Information & Entertainment Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Vehicles in Operation BMW i3 C400 Chrysler 300C Ford F-150 King Ranch GMC Canyon Honda Fit Jeep Renegade Kia Sedona Mazda6 Mercedes C-Class Nissan Murano Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1260201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nissan Murano interior punctuated by smooth, flowing lines extending from IP to center console.</strong></p>