2012 http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/571861/more en JLR Designers Energize ’13 Models by Blending New Styling With Functionality http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/jlr-designers-energize-13-models-blending-new-styling-functionality <div class="node-body article-body">Together, the F-Type and Range Rover “make a powerful statement about our brands, as well as the vision and capabilities of Jaguar Land Rover as a company,” says Andy Goss, president-JLR North America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/jlr-designers-energize-13-models-blending-new-styling-functionality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/jlr-designers-energize-13-models-blending-new-styling-functionality#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Jaguar Land Rover 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Aluminum Exterior Vehicle Interiors Andy Goss Gerry McGovern Ian Callum Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:45:00 +0000 678781 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>New F-Type unapologetically aggressive, chief designer says.</strong></p> Alternative Fuels Debated as CAFE Looms Over Auto Makers http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/alternative-fuels-debated-cafe-looms-over-auto-makers <div class="node-body article-body">A handful of new or revised diesel powertrains come to market in 2013, and executives have spoken openly about getting Americans to warm to a fuel-saving engine commonly available in Europe. But the path to achieving CAFE standards isn’t solely guided by diesel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/alternative-fuels-debated-cafe-looms-over-auto-makers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/alternative-fuels-debated-cafe-looms-over-auto-makers#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda Toyota 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Product Development Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:30:00 +0000 675471 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Toyota&#39;s Lentz bullish on future of hydrogen fuel cells, bearish on compressed natural gas.</strong></p> Corvette Specialist Callaway Celebrates 35th Year With New Models http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/corvette-specialist-callaway-celebrates-35th-year-new-models <div class="field-deck"> 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Also rolled out at the L.A. auto show is a new buyer program that delivers cars “with a concierge level of service.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/corvette-specialist-callaway-celebrates-35th-year-new-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/corvette-specialist-callaway-celebrates-35th-year-new-models#comments Public Auto Makers Supply Chain Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Retail 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 670881 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>25th anniversary Callaway Corvette.</strong></p> Chrysler’s Gilles Proud of Straight Talk – and Tweets http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/chrysler-s-gilles-proud-straight-talk-and-tweets <div class="field-deck"> 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chrysler’s chief designer stood up for his employer during a heated election season in his point-blank style that extends beyond the Internet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/chrysler-s-gilles-proud-straight-talk-and-tweets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/chrysler-s-gilles-proud-straight-talk-and-tweets#comments Public Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional Chrysler Politics 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Product Development Social Media Vehicles in Operation Tue, 04 Dec 2012 11:17:00 +0000 669381 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Gilles surprised by strong reaction to Trump tweet.</strong></p> Chrysler’s Tigershark to Move Outside of Dart http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chrysler-s-tigershark-move-outside-dart <div class="field-deck"> 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dodge President Reid Bigland says the Tigershark is a worthy engine because of its combination of performance and fuel economy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chrysler-s-tigershark-move-outside-dart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chrysler-s-tigershark-move-outside-dart#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional Dodge 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Gasoline Product Development Sales Results Vehicles in Operation Mon, 03 Dec 2012 18:49:00 +0000 669391 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Dart lone Chrysler model powered by Tigershark.</strong></p> Ram Looks to ProMaster Launch, Explores Diesel Option http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ram-looks-promaster-launch-explores-diesel-option <div class="field-deck"> 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chrysler is looking to snag market share from Daimler, Ford and Nissan in the North American van market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ram-looks-promaster-launch-explores-diesel-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ram-looks-promaster-launch-explores-diesel-option#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional Ram 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Diesel Future Products Product Development Vehicles in Operation Mon, 03 Dec 2012 16:33:00 +0000 669401 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Ram teases reveal of ProMaster van seen here under wraps.</strong></p> Diesel-Powered Jeep Will Bow at Detroit Show, Hit Dealers in Q1 http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/diesel-powered-jeep-will-bow-detroit-show-hit-dealers-q1 <div class="field-deck"> 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Next year also will bring changes to the Patriot and Compass vehicles and mark the launch of an all-new midsize, yet-to-be named SUV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/diesel-powered-jeep-will-bow-detroit-show-hit-dealers-q1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/diesel-powered-jeep-will-bow-detroit-show-hit-dealers-q1#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional Jeep 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Capacity Utilization Diesel Product Development Vehicles in Operation Mon, 03 Dec 2012 16:28:00 +0000 669531 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Top-selling Grand Cherokee to get diesel powertrain.</strong></p> Honda Looks to Silence Critics With Refreshed Civic http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-looks-silence-critics-refreshed-civic <div class="field-deck"> 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stung by complaints of cheapness, Honda gives its venerable compact a more premium feel with soft-touch materials and reduced cabin noise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-looks-silence-critics-refreshed-civic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-looks-silence-critics-refreshed-civic#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Design Product Development Vehicle Interiors Vehicles in Operation Fri, 30 Nov 2012 21:33:00 +0000 668551 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Honda accelerates Civic refresh cycle for &rsquo;13.</strong></p> Jaguar Looks to Take Back U.S. Sports-Car Market With F-Type http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/jaguar-looks-take-back-us-sports-car-market-f-type <div class="field-deck"> 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">First unveiled in Paris earlier this year, the F-Type is a RWD, 2-seat convertible. Molded with aluminum, the model weighs about 3,500 lbs. and is modeled in the spirit of Jaguar's iconic E-type convertible, the auto maker says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/jaguar-looks-take-back-us-sports-car-market-f-type" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/jaguar-looks-take-back-us-sports-car-market-f-type#comments Public Vehicles & Technology 2012 North America U.S. Jaguar 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Supercharger Andy Goss Jaguar F-Type Jaguar Land Rover North America Fri, 30 Nov 2012 20:04:00 +0000 668711 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Jaguar F-Type V-8 produces 460 lb.-ft.. over the 2,500-5,500 rpm range.</strong></p> Mercedes Introduces Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Concept SUV http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/mercedes-introduces-hydrogen-fuel-cell-concept-suv <div class="field-deck"> 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker says the vehicle only emits water and has a range of 500 miles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/mercedes-introduces-hydrogen-fuel-cell-concept-suv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/mercedes-introduces-hydrogen-fuel-cell-concept-suv#comments Premium Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Mercedes 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Cameras Exterior Fuel-Cell Vehicles G-Class Los Angeles Design Challenge Stephen Cannon Fri, 30 Nov 2012 19:27:00 +0000 668641 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Ener-G-Force pushes SUV boundaries, Mercedes USA exec says.</strong></p>