Data Articles and Analysis http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/577561/more en Toyota Aims to Knock CR-V Off Perch With Refreshed RAV4 http://wardsauto.com/industry/toyota-aims-knock-cr-v-perch-refreshed-rav4 <div class="node-body article-body">The No.1 Japanese automaker has its sights set on selling 400,000 RAV4s in the U.S. in a couple of years, which would topple current volume of the rival Honda CUV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/toyota-aims-knock-cr-v-perch-refreshed-rav4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/toyota-aims-knock-cr-v-perch-refreshed-rav4#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Capacity Utilization Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:04:00 +0000 1408591 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.</strong></p> Forecast: U.S. Light Vehicle Sales on Track for Record Year http://wardsauto.com/forecasts/forecast-us-light-vehicle-sales-track-record-year <div class="node-body article-body">The forecast 18.4 million-unit SAAR in November would lead to the first 3-month streak of 18 million-plus results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/forecasts/forecast-us-light-vehicle-sales-track-record-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/forecasts/forecast-us-light-vehicle-sales-track-record-year#comments Public Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry Forecasts U.S. Data & Insights Sales Results Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:03:00 +0000 1408741 at http://wardsauto.com Emissions Scandal Not Hurting Sales, VW Says http://wardsauto.com/emissions-scandal-not-hurting-sales-vw-says <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker says it "cannot confirm" a report in a German newspaper that sales have collapsed since it admitted to understating carbon-dioxide-emissions levels in some cars.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/emissions-scandal-not-hurting-sales-vw-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Analysis Industry Engines Germany Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous Emissions Engines Sales Results Sat, 21 Nov 2015 15:02:00 +0000 1407851 at http://wardsauto.com Impreza Concept No Sedate Sedan for Surging Subaru http://wardsauto.com/industry/impreza-concept-no-sedate-sedan-surging-subaru <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Spokesman Michael McHale calls the Impreza Sedan Concept the first example of a new generation of vehicles developed on a modular, less angular platform and employing the automaker’s Dynamic x Solid design language.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/impreza-concept-no-sedate-sedan-surging-subaru" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/impreza-concept-no-sedate-sedan-surging-subaru#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Analysis Industry U.S. Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous Subaru 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Exterior Sales Results Vehicles & Technology Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:22:00 +0000 1406501 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Impreza Concept loses boxy look, gains boxer engine.</strong></p> Malaysia New-Vehicle Sales Climb 2.9% in October http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/malaysia-new-vehicle-sales-climb-29-october <div class="node-body article-body">The Malaysian Automotive Assn. expects this month’s sales volume to stay at the same level as October, as consumers seek to beat expected price increases in 2016 and automakers run aggressive promotional campaigns.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/malaysia-new-vehicle-sales-climb-29-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/malaysia-new-vehicle-sales-climb-29-october#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry Malaysia Data & Insights Miscellaneous Production Sales Results Tariffs Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:19:00 +0000 1406301 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Prices going up on Attrage, other Mitsubishi models in &rsquo;</strong><strong>16.</strong></p> Bust Looming Behind China's SUV Boom http://wardsauto.com/bust-looming-behind-chinas-suv-boom <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">SUV sales soared 46% from January-October compared with year-ago while the overall market grew 1.5%, but IHS Automotive predicts the segment will grow only 11% next year.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/bust-looming-behind-chinas-suv-boom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry China Data & Insights Miscellaneous Sales Results Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:49:00 +0000 1407011 at http://wardsauto.com VW to Return Cash-for-Clunkers Subsidies to Spain http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-return-cash-clunkers-subsidies-spain <div class="node-body article-body">Volkswagen initially refused to give back the subsidy payments, contending they were based not on nitrogen-oxide but on carbon-dioxide emissions. But VW later admitted it had understated CO2 emissions as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-return-cash-clunkers-subsidies-spain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-return-cash-clunkers-subsidies-spain#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Analysis Industry Engines Spain Dealer Data & Insights Miscellaneous SEAT Volkswagen Emissions Incentives Production Vehicle Assembly Vehicles in Operation Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:39:00 +0000 1403601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>VW&rsquo;s Garcia-Sanz discusses Spanish investment with President Rajoy in May.</strong></p> U.K. Light-Vehicle Output Slips in October http://wardsauto.com/uk-light-vehicle-output-slips-october <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Last month's result reflected slackening domestic demand offsetting an increase in exports, which account for about 80% of cars built in the region.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/uk-light-vehicle-output-slips-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Analysis Industry United Kingdom Data & Insights Miscellaneous Plants & Production Production Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:01:00 +0000 1405311 at http://wardsauto.com Limos Lead New Single-Platform Russian Luxury Lineup http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/limos-lead-new-single-platform-russian-luxury-lineup <div class="node-body article-body">NAMI director Maxim Nagaitsev says the limousine to be built for President Vladimir Putin will be the world’s largest passenger vehicle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/limos-lead-new-single-platform-russian-luxury-lineup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/limos-lead-new-single-platform-russian-luxury-lineup#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Analysis Industry Russia Data & Insights Miscellaneous Porsche Product Development Production Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:12:00 +0000 1398661 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Russian President Putin has first dibs on new limo.</strong></p> VW's European Sales, Market Share Fall Amid Emissions Scandal http://wardsauto.com/vws-european-sales-market-share-fall-amid-emissions-scandal <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The ACEA regional automakers group says new-car registrations in the European Union and European Free Trade Assn. rose 2.7% year-over-year in October to 1.14 million vehicles, but VW sales fell 0.8% as the emissions-cheating scandal unfolded.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vws-european-sales-market-share-fall-amid-emissions-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Analysis Europe - Regional Industry Data & Insights Miscellaneous Sales Results Tue, 17 Nov 2015 07:00:00 +0000 1402771 at http://wardsauto.com