Washington Auto Show http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/574531/more en Diesel Incentives on Table as 2025 CAFE Talks Enter Final Weeks http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/diesel-incentives-table-2025-cafe-talks-enter-final-weeks <div class="node-body article-body">Talks with the German auto makers could yield “potential incentives” to spur the use of diesel powertrains, EPA’s Margo Oge tells WardsAuto.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/diesel-incentives-table-2025-cafe-talks-enter-final-weeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/diesel-incentives-table-2025-cafe-talks-enter-final-weeks#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology Chrysler Daimler General Motors Volkswagen California Air Resources Board (CARB) Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Future Products Laws/Law Enforcement National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Washington Auto Show Allen Schaeffer Chrysler corporate average fuel economy Diesel Technology Forum Environmental Protection Agency General Motors Margo Oge National Highway Safety Traffic Administration Natural Resources Defense Council Roland Hwang Volkswagen Tue, 07 Feb 2012 14:15:00 +0000 447081 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Incentives would bolster popularity of Volkswagen Passat TDI.</strong></p> Washington Stands Behind Claims of 54.5 MPG Fuel Rules http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/washington-stands-behind-claims-545-mpg-fuel-rules <div class="node-body article-body">The rules will generate $300 billion in extra revenue to the U.S. auto industry and put an estimated $200 billion of fuel savings into consumer pocketbooks, proponents say.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/washington-stands-behind-claims-545-mpg-fuel-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/washington-stands-behind-claims-545-mpg-fuel-rules#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology U.S. Auto Makers Politics Department of Energy (DOE) Department of Transportation (DOT) Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Future Products Laws/Law Enforcement National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Washington Auto Show corporate average fuel economy David Sargent Department of Energy Environmental Protection Agency J.D. Power Margo Oge National Highway Traffic Administration Natural Resources Defense Council Roland Hwang Ron Medford Washington Auto Show Wed, 01 Feb 2012 14:11:00 +0000 441681 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Reaching 54.5 mpg not dependent on expensive battery-electric vehicles such as Nissan Leaf.</strong></p> Hyundai U.S. Sales Chief Forecasts Flat Year http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/hyundai-us-sales-chief-forecasts-flat-year <div class="node-body article-body">Although seven new models will be launched over the next 11 months, a sales uptick isn’t expected because Hyundai's global production capacity is maxed out.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/hyundai-us-sales-chief-forecasts-flat-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/hyundai-us-sales-chief-forecasts-flat-year#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Hyundai Kia Incentives Production Sales Results Washington Auto Show Chicago Auto Show David Zuchowski Hyundai Alabama Kia Georgia New York auto show tornado Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:50:00 +0000 441521 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Hyundai to replace &rsquo;12 Santa Fe in midsummer.</strong></p> Chevy Volt Success for GM, Reuss Declares http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/chevy-volt-success-gm-reuss-declares <div class="node-body article-body">Hitting a sales target is not the point. “I’m very patient,” Reuss says, noting GM has invested billions in the Volt. But he rejects the notion it was developed with government bailout funds. “This car doesn’t have any taxpayer money in it.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/chevy-volt-success-gm-reuss-declares" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/chevy-volt-success-gm-reuss-declares#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Electric Vehicles Product Development Safety Washington Auto Show Chevrolet Chevy Volt General Motors Mark Reuss National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Washington Auto Show Fri, 27 Jan 2012 18:34:00 +0000 440461 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Business case for Volt remains the same, Reuss says.</strong></p> GM Open to Obama’s Manufacturing Call http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-open-obama-s-manufacturing-call <div class="node-body article-body">“We can do all kinds of things in the plants we’ve got with our products,” Reuss tells WardsAuto after addressing the Washington Auto Show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-open-obama-s-manufacturing-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-open-obama-s-manufacturing-call#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers North America North America - Regional General Motors Politics Capacity Utilization Employment Global Sources Globalization Purchashing Restructuring Washington Auto Show Buick Encore Chevrolet Sonic General Motors Mark Reuss Orion Township Spring Hill Suppliers supply chain United Auto Workers union Fri, 27 Jan 2012 16:24:00 +0000 439741 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Reuss says auto maker could bring more jobs back to U.S.</strong></p> Back Off Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf Criticism, Washington Insiders Say http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/back-chevy-volt-nissan-leaf-criticism-washington-insiders-say <div class="node-body article-body">“I think it is insane to judge the (electric vehicle) market by one year of sales,” says Roland Hwang, director-transportation program at the NRDC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/back-chevy-volt-nissan-leaf-criticism-washington-insiders-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/back-chevy-volt-nissan-leaf-criticism-washington-insiders-say#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. General Motors Nissan Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy Product Development Safety Sales Results Washington Auto Show Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Chevrolet Volt Environmental Protection Agency General Motors Leaf Margo Oge Mitch Bainwol National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Natural Resources Defense Council Nissan Roland Hwang Ron Medford Thu, 26 Jan 2012 21:43:00 +0000 439661 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Volt needs more time to earn market acceptance.</strong></p> Reporter Notebook: Electrifying at Any Speed http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/reporter-notebook-electrifying-any-speed <div class="field-byline"> Ward&#039;s Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WardsAuto writers pass along the buzz at this week’s Washington Auto Show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/reporter-notebook-electrifying-any-speed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/reporter-notebook-electrifying-any-speed#comments Public Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Washington Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Chevy Volt Environmental Protection Agency Jason Vines Margo Oge Mitch Bainwol Washington Auto Show Thu, 26 Jan 2012 20:34:00 +0000 439651 at http://wardsauto.com New Chevy Window Sticker Details Cradle-to-Grave Environmental Impact http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/new-chevy-window-sticker-details-cradle-grave-environmental-impact <div class="node-body article-body">The “Ecologic” sticker includes environmental aspects related to vehicle manufacturing and assembly; fuel-saving features; and how up to 85% of the vehicle’s weight can be recycled at the end of its lifespan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/new-chevy-window-sticker-details-cradle-grave-environmental-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/new-chevy-window-sticker-details-cradle-grave-environmental-impact#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology Chevrolet Future Products Restructuring Washington Auto Show Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Chevrolet Ecological sticker Eileen Claussen General Motors Mark Reuss Sonic Two Tomorrows Thu, 26 Jan 2012 17:30:00 +0000 439431 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>New Chevrolet ecologic sticker from Chevrolet.</strong></p>