2013 Geneva Auto Show http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/615771/more en Neumann Keeps Opel Product-Focused http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/neumann-keeps-opel-product-focused <div class="field-deck"> Geneva auto show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Opel unveils a new 4-passsenger convertible, diesel engine, infotainment system and two concepts based on the brand’s Adam city car.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/neumann-keeps-opel-product-focused" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/neumann-keeps-opel-product-focused#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology U.S. Germany Switzerland Opel/Vauxhall Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing 2013 Geneva Auto Show Diesel Future Products Adam Rocks BlueInjection Cascada General Motors IntelliLink Karl-Thomas Neumann Opel Zafira Tourer Fri, 08 Mar 2013 18:39:00 +0000 730972 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Near-luxury Cascada 4-seat midsize convertible positioned atop Opel lineup.</strong></p> Renault to Sharpen Model Branding as Expands Globally, Eyes Up-Market Options http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/renault-sharpen-model-branding-expands-globally-eyes-market-options <div class="field-deck"> 2013 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker’s Entry Range lineup has taken off worldwide, but branding of some cars is confusing and inconsistent. Also in need of sorting out is a premium-car strategy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/renault-sharpen-model-branding-expands-globally-eyes-market-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/renault-sharpen-model-branding-expands-globally-eyes-market-options#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology France Switzerland Renault Sales & Marketing 2013 Geneva Auto Show Design Fri, 08 Mar 2013 17:54:00 +0000 730952 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Renault&rsquo;s Stoll with Logan wagon in Geneva.</strong></p> Nissan Sounds Hopeful Note http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/nissan-sounds-hopeful-note <div class="field-deck"> Geneva auto show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nissan says the new Note hatchback will help it become the No.1 Asian brand in Europe. WardsAuto data shows Nissan currently at No.3, having sold 673,969 vehicles in Europe in 2012, behind both Toyota and Hyundai.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/nissan-sounds-hopeful-note" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/nissan-sounds-hopeful-note#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Japan Switzerland United Kingdom Nissan 2013 Geneva Auto Show Future Products Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Andy Palmer Nissan Note Paul Willcox Qashqai Sunderland U.K. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 16:25:00 +0000 729551 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Nissan&rsquo;s Paul Willcox appears on jumbotron at Nissan press conference between all-new Note and Resonance concept.</strong></p> Reporter Notebook: Who Are Those Guys? http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/reporter-notebook-who-are-those-guys <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> 2013 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WardsAuto writers pass along the buzz at this week’s Geneva Auto Show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/reporter-notebook-who-are-those-guys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/reporter-notebook-who-are-those-guys#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Vehicles & Technology Switzerland 2013 Geneva Auto Show Geneva Auto Show Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:17:00 +0000 729671 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Workers from Nissan&rsquo;s Sunderland plant.</strong></p> Citroen Looking to Define Future of C-Line With Upgraded Entries http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/citroen-looking-define-future-c-line-upgraded-entries <div class="field-deck"> 2013 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker argues the C-line is not trying to be a low-cost competitor to Renault’s entry-level Logan, but instead targets customers who don’t care so much about handling or acceleration but want connectivity and practicality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/citroen-looking-define-future-c-line-upgraded-entries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/citroen-looking-define-future-c-line-upgraded-entries#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Citroen 2013 Geneva Auto Show Thu, 07 Mar 2013 16:55:00 +0000 730082 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Picasso more aggressively designed, slightly smaller.</strong></p> 2013 Geneva Auto Show: View From the Floor http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/2013-geneva-auto-show-view-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body">Cars and people from one of the world's most important auto shows.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/2013-geneva-auto-show-view-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/2013-geneva-auto-show-view-floor#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional U.S. Switzerland Alfa Romeo BMW Ferrari Honda Jeep Lamborghini Opel/Vauxhall Subaru Suppliers Sales & Marketing 2013 Geneva Auto Show Design Vehicle Interiors Thu, 07 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 729791 at http://wardsauto.com <p> Opel Chairman Karl-Thomas Neumann conducts first press conference, four days after starting job.</p> Kia’s Provo Concept Car Sparks U.K. Controversy http://wardsauto.com/politics/kia-s-provo-concept-car-sparks-uk-controversy <div class="field-deck"> 2013 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker says the name was chosen to provoke reaction at the Geneva show, not allude to the nickname for Northern Ireland separatists during nearly two decades of violence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/kia-s-provo-concept-car-sparks-uk-controversy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/kia-s-provo-concept-car-sparks-uk-controversy#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Ireland Switzerland United Kingdom Kia Politics 2013 Geneva Auto Show Advertising Product Development Gregory Campbell Michael Choo Northern Ireland Provisional Irish Republican Army Steve Kitson Thu, 07 Mar 2013 09:01:00 +0000 729541 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Auto maker says criticism of sports car&rsquo;s name misguided.</strong></p> New Models on Tap for 2014 Geneva Show? http://wardsauto.com/blog/new-models-tap-2014-geneva-show <div class="node-body blog-body">Are Fiat's auto show models under dressed? Marchionne defends celebrating "female beauty in anything we do."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/new-models-tap-2014-geneva-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/new-models-tap-2014-geneva-show#comments Blog Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe U.S. Italy Switzerland Alfa Romeo Chrysler Fiat Sales & Marketing 2013 Geneva Auto Show Alfa Romeo 4C Ferrari Fiat Italian models Lamborghini Maserati Sergio Marchionne Final Inspection Wed, 06 Mar 2013 18:45:00 +0000 729321 at http://wardsauto.com <p> Models on hand just in case Alfa Romeo 4C isn&#39;t sexy enough by itself.</p> VW Tees Up Golf for Big Swing http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/vw-tees-golf-big-swing <div class="field-deck"> 2013 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Americans generally have preferred the Jetta sedan, but the recent sales spurt for the Golf hatchback at the end of its production run suggests the timing is right for the new Golf to reach U.S. shores next year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/vw-tees-golf-big-swing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/vw-tees-golf-big-swing#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology North America - Regional U.S. Germany Switzerland Volkswagen 2013 Geneva Auto Show Diesel Future Products Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Diesel Golf Golf GTD Golf R Golf Variant GTI hatchback Jonathan Browning Mexico Puebla Wed, 06 Mar 2013 16:11:00 +0000 728921 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Browning says new Golf arrives in second-quarter 2014, followed within nine months by GTI.</strong></p> VW Golf at Geneva Auto Show Gallery http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/vw-golf-geneva-auto-show-gallery <div class="node-body gallery-body">VW debuts the GTI and Golf Variant wagon versions of its all-new seventh-generation Golf.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/vw-golf-geneva-auto-show-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/vw-golf-geneva-auto-show-gallery#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America - Regional U.S. Germany Switzerland Volkswagen 2013 Geneva Auto Show Future Products Sales Results Wed, 06 Mar 2013 16:10:00 +0000 728851 at http://wardsauto.com