2012 http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/571861/more en JLR Designers Energize ’13 Models by Blending New Styling With Functionality http://wardsauto.com/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/technology/jlr-designers-energize-13-models-blending-new-styling-functionality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/jlr-designers-energize-13-models-blending-new-styling-functionality#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Los Angeles Auto Show U.S. Materials Interiors Technology Miscellaneous 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/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/technology/alternative-fuels-debated-cafe-looms-over-auto-makers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/alternative-fuels-debated-cafe-looms-over-auto-makers#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Los Angeles Auto Show Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines U.S. Technology Miscellaneous 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/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/technology/corvette-specialist-callaway-celebrates-35th-year-new-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/corvette-specialist-callaway-celebrates-35th-year-new-models#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Los Angeles Auto Show Retail U.S. Technology Miscellaneous 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/industry/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/industry/chrysler-s-gilles-proud-straight-talk-and-tweets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/chrysler-s-gilles-proud-straight-talk-and-tweets#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Analysis Industry Los Angeles Auto Show North America - Regional Technology Miscellaneous 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/industry/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/industry/chrysler-s-tigershark-move-outside-dart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/chrysler-s-tigershark-move-outside-dart#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America Analysis Industry Los Angeles Auto Show North America - Regional Engines Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous 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/industry/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/industry/ram-looks-promaster-launch-explores-diesel-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/ram-looks-promaster-launch-explores-diesel-option#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Analysis Industry Los Angeles Auto Show North America - Regional Diesel Technology Miscellaneous 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/industry/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/industry/diesel-powered-jeep-will-bow-detroit-show-hit-dealers-q1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/diesel-powered-jeep-will-bow-detroit-show-hit-dealers-q1#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Analysis Industry Los Angeles Auto Show North America - Regional Diesel Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous 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/industry/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/industry/honda-looks-silence-critics-refreshed-civic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/honda-looks-silence-critics-refreshed-civic#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Analysis Industry Los Angeles Auto Show U.S. Interiors Technology Miscellaneous 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/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/technology/jaguar-looks-take-back-us-sports-car-market-f-type" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/jaguar-looks-take-back-us-sports-car-market-f-type#comments Public Vehicles & Technology 2012 North America Los Angeles Auto Show Engines U.S. Technology 2012 Special Report Miscellaneous 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/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/technology/mercedes-introduces-hydrogen-fuel-cell-concept-suv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/mercedes-introduces-hydrogen-fuel-cell-concept-suv#comments Premium Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Los Angeles Auto Show Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous 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>