2012 New York International Auto Show http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/577571/more en GM’s Reuss Touts New Impala, Better Ordering System http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-s-reuss-touts-new-impala-better-ordering-system <div class="node-body article-body">During a Q&A at the New York auto show, the president of GM’s North American unit discusses new products, dealer relations, matching supply to demand, his career and what might have happened if the federal government hadn’t rescued GM.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-s-reuss-touts-new-impala-better-ordering-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-s-reuss-touts-new-impala-better-ordering-system#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers North America U.S. General Motors Retail 2012 New York International Auto Show Capacity Utilization Product Development Thu, 12 Apr 2012 09:00:00 +0000 497091 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Mark Reuss says turn-and-earn allocations work well. </strong></p> Viper Super Car Strikes Back http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/viper-super-car-strikes-back <div class="node-body article-body">The return of the Viper super car reflects Chrysler’s striking recovery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/viper-super-car-strikes-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/viper-super-car-strikes-back#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chrysler 2012 New York International Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 05 Apr 2012 20:40:00 +0000 495531 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>SRT brand chief Ralph Gilles kisses new Viper at New York auto show.</strong></p> Infiniti EV Concept Previews All-Aluminum Production Model http://wardsauto.com/north-america/infiniti-ev-concept-previews-all-aluminum-production-model <div class="node-body article-body">The LE’s synchronous electric motor produces 134 hp and 240 lb.-ft. of torque. The Li-ion battery pack is rated at 24 kWh, the same as the Leaf, but the Infiniti EV has wireless charging capability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/infiniti-ev-concept-previews-all-aluminum-production-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/infiniti-ev-concept-previews-all-aluminum-production-model#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Infiniti 2012 New York International Auto Show Electric Vehicles Thu, 05 Apr 2012 20:00:00 +0000 495541 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Infiniti LE concept close to production EV.</strong></p> NY Auto Show Draws 1 Million Visitors Annually; Many Are Car Buyers http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/ny-auto-show-draws-1-million-visitors-annually-many-are-car-buyers <div class="node-body article-body">Many Americans think New Yorkers don’t drive cars, but that is belied by the number of vehicles that cram the city’s roadways. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/ny-auto-show-draws-1-million-visitors-annually-many-are-car-buyers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/ny-auto-show-draws-1-million-visitors-annually-many-are-car-buyers#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Retail 2012 New York International Auto Show Thu, 05 Apr 2012 19:50:00 +0000 495631 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Chrysler multi-brand dealer Lou Giordano chairs 425-member Greater New York Auto Dealers Assn.</strong></p> Kia Touts Stop-Start Package, But Pushes Back Intro Yet Again http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/kia-touts-stop-start-package-pushes-back-intro-yet-again <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker’s own stop-and-go technology was due to launch in the U.S. on several compact cars, but it was postponed for improvements after media test drivers found fault.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/kia-touts-stop-start-package-pushes-back-intro-yet-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/kia-touts-stop-start-package-pushes-back-intro-yet-again#comments Public Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional Kia 2012 New York International Auto Show Electronics Thu, 05 Apr 2012 18:35:00 +0000 495591 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Kia says $500 price for optional ISG system on Rio (above), Soul to include other fuel-saving technologies. </strong></p> Mercedes-Benz’ U.S. Chief Predicts Record Sales in 2012 http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/mercedes-benz-us-chief-predicts-record-sales-2012 <div class="node-body article-body">Mercedes will introduce eight new products in segments where the brand does not now compete over the next four years in the U.S. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/mercedes-benz-us-chief-predicts-record-sales-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/mercedes-benz-us-chief-predicts-record-sales-2012#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Mercedes Sales & Marketing 2012 New York International Auto Show Trade Thu, 05 Apr 2012 18:20:00 +0000 495581 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>SLK bolsters sales in flagship S-Class. </strong></p> China Paces Global Growth, But Audi Also on Rise in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/china-paces-global-growth-audi-also-rise-us <div class="node-body article-body">Audi will set another U.S. sales record this year and has high hopes for its new A3 sedan that arrives in 2013, executives say on the sidelines of the New York International Auto Show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/china-paces-global-growth-audi-also-rise-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/china-paces-global-growth-audi-also-rise-us#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Audi Retail Sales & Marketing 2012 New York International Auto Show Thu, 05 Apr 2012 17:35:00 +0000 495451 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Audi sees 50% hike in utility-vehicle market by 2020.</strong></p> Toyota Unwraps American-Designed Avalon in New York http://wardsauto.com/north-america/toyota-unwraps-american-designed-avalon-new-york <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota's U.S. sales chief Bob Carter says the Avalon was heartily approved by Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/toyota-unwraps-american-designed-avalon-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/toyota-unwraps-american-designed-avalon-new-york#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Toyota 2012 New York International Auto Show Future Products Thu, 05 Apr 2012 17:15:00 +0000 495391 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>&#39;13 Toyota Avalon on sale later this year.</strong></p> Auto Makers React Differently to Dealership Upgrade Study http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/auto-makers-react-differently-dealership-upgrade-study <div class="node-body article-body">The National Automobile Dealers Assn. wants evidence that major construction projects will increase car sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/auto-makers-react-differently-dealership-upgrade-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/auto-makers-react-differently-dealership-upgrade-study#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers North America U.S. Auto Makers Dealerships 2012 New York International Auto Show Dealership Management Thu, 05 Apr 2012 15:55:00 +0000 495121 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>GM three years into facility-upgrade program and dealers essentially like it, Reuss says.</strong></p> Hyundai Debuts ’13 Santa Fe; 3-Row Variant to Replace Veracruz http://wardsauto.com/north-america/hyundai-debuts-13-santa-fe-3-row-variant-replace-veracruz <div class="node-body article-body">The 3-row Veracruz has suffered from weak sales over the past five years since its launch in the U.S. market. The auto maker blames scant supplies from Korea rather than consumer indifference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/hyundai-debuts-13-santa-fe-3-row-variant-replace-veracruz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/hyundai-debuts-13-santa-fe-3-row-variant-replace-veracruz#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Hyundai 2012 New York International Auto Show Future Products Thu, 05 Apr 2012 15:30:00 +0000 495001 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>&rsquo;13 Hyundai Santa Fe arrives at dealers in late summer.</strong></p>