2013 New York International Auto Show http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/619482/more en Nissan Doubles Testing Regimen of New York Taxi Van http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/nissan-doubles-testing-regimen-new-york-taxi-van <div class="field-deck"> 2013 New York iinternational Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The prototype is scheduled to continue testing until July. The first delivery to fleets and independent taxi owners begins in October. “We will start bringing vehicles in at a rapid pace from our Cuernavaca, Mexico, plant,” Joe Castelli says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/nissan-doubles-testing-regimen-new-york-taxi-van" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/nissan-doubles-testing-regimen-new-york-taxi-van#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Nissan Sales & Marketing 2013 New York International Auto Show Future Products Mon, 08 Apr 2013 09:18:00 +0000 746841 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>NV200 Mobility NY Taxi to offer rear-loading wheelchair ramp.</strong></p> U.S. Growth Opportunities Abound, BMW Chief Says http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/us-growth-opportunities-abound-bmw-chief-says <div class="field-deck"> 2013 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ludwig Willisch is confident about BMW’s prospects this year. Besides overall U.S. market strength and “a nice influx of new models,” he expects a sales boost from a new 4-cyl. diesel engine in the 328d that debuts in August.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/us-growth-opportunities-abound-bmw-chief-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/us-growth-opportunities-abound-bmw-chief-says#comments Public News & Analysis Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America South America Brazil U.S. BMW Mercedes 2013 New York International Auto Show Diesel Fuel-Cell Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Sales Results Ludwig Willisch Steve Cannon Fri, 05 Apr 2013 09:40:00 +0000 746731 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Auto maker rolling out diesel-powered 3-Series in U.S. in August.</strong></p> Mercedes Sales Chief Expects Global Growth in 2013 http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/mercedes-sales-chief-expects-global-growth-2013 <div class="field-deck"> 2013 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mercedes continues to do well in China, a growing market, and the U.S., Russia, Brazil and India also are bright spots, Joachim Schmidt says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/mercedes-sales-chief-expects-global-growth-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/mercedes-sales-chief-expects-global-growth-2013#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Germany World BMW Mercedes Nissan 2013 New York International Auto Show Capacity Utilization Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Electric Vehicles Engine Fuel-Cell Vehicles Globalization Production Sales Results Joachim Schmidt Thu, 04 Apr 2013 09:32:00 +0000 745571 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Mercedes to tap Nissan for C-Class engine production.</strong></p> Feisty Dodge Unveils ‘No-Compromise’ Durango http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/feisty-dodge-unveils-no-compromise-durango <div class="field-deck"> 2013 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fullsize SUVs still represent a vibrant segment, “but they must be relevant,” says Dodge CEO Reid Bigland. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/feisty-dodge-unveils-no-compromise-durango" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/feisty-dodge-unveils-no-compromise-durango#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Dodge Retail 2013 New York International Auto Show Future Products Thu, 28 Mar 2013 19:20:00 +0000 743821 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Bigland introduces &rsquo;14 Dodge Durango.</strong></p> Hyundai’s Krafcik: No Hangover From MPG Overstatement http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/hyundai-s-krafcik-no-hangover-mpg-overstatement <div class="field-deck"> 2013 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Owners coming in for the auto maker’s fuel-economy reimbursement program “are some of our happiest customers,” the U.S. CEO says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/hyundai-s-krafcik-no-hangover-mpg-overstatement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/hyundai-s-krafcik-no-hangover-mpg-overstatement#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Hyundai 2013 New York International Auto Show Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Sales Results Equus Fuel Economy Genesis John Krafcik Kia U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thu, 28 Mar 2013 18:31:00 +0000 743801 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Krafcik: Fuel-economy reimbursement plan boosting customer confidence.</strong></p> Deals Start Early for Infiniti Q50 http://wardsauto.com/north-america/deals-start-early-infiniti-q50 <div class="field-deck"> 2013 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Q50’s manufacturer’s suggested retail price starts at $36,450. That’s $900 less than the G37 it replaces.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/deals-start-early-infiniti-q50" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/deals-start-early-infiniti-q50#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Infiniti 2013 New York International Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:48:00 +0000 743691 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Infiniti Q50 replaces G37 sedan.</strong></p> Refresh of Scion tC Seen Boosting Flat Sales http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/refresh-scion-tc-seen-boosting-flat-sales <div class="field-deck"> 2013 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The tC accounted for 22,666 sales last year, up 1% from 2011, according to WardsAuto data. In 2006, the tC had its best year ever at 79,125 deliveries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/refresh-scion-tc-seen-boosting-flat-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/refresh-scion-tc-seen-boosting-flat-sales#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Scion Sales & Marketing 2013 New York International Auto Show Future Products Doug Murtha FR-S tC Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:19:00 +0000 743521 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Anniversary edition Scion models to accompany new tC to market in 2013.</strong></p> Ghosn Targets 10% Share for Nissan in U.S., China http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/ghosn-targets-10-share-nissan-us-china <div class="field-deck"> 2013 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The CEO acknowledges product development is less efficient when two or three companies work on a project, but the eventual savings are compelling for all involved.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/ghosn-targets-10-share-nissan-us-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/ghosn-targets-10-share-nissan-us-china#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Infiniti Nissan Renault Sales & Marketing 2013 New York International Auto Show Electric Vehicles Globalization Product Development Trade Carlos Ghosn Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:29:00 +0000 743511 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Ghosn: Auto makers need volume of at least 8 million vehicles to go it alone on product development.</strong></p> GM Surprises With Morale-Boosting Camaro Z/28 http://wardsauto.com/north-america/gm-surprises-morale-boosting-camaro-z28 <div class="field-deck"> 2013 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ’14 coupe resurrects an iconic Chevy nameplate and will deliver at least 500 hp and 470 lb.-ft. (637 Nm) of torque from a naturally aspirated LS7 7.0L V-8 mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/gm-surprises-morale-boosting-camaro-z28" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/gm-surprises-morale-boosting-camaro-z28#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet 2013 New York International Auto Show Future Products Restructuring Camaro SS Camaro ZL1 Ford Mustang Impala LS7 Mark Reuss Oshawa small block Spark Z/28 Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:11:00 +0000 742911 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>GMNA President Mark Reuss with &rsquo;14 Chevy Camaro Z/28.</strong></p> Subaru Unveils First Hybrid, WRX Concept http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/subaru-unveils-first-hybrid-wrx-concept <div class="field-deck"> 2013 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The XV Crosstrek Hybrid is estimated to achieve 28/34 mpg city/highway, vs. the 25/33 mpg maximum in the gas-engine model on which it is based.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/subaru-unveils-first-hybrid-wrx-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/subaru-unveils-first-hybrid-wrx-concept#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Subaru 2013 New York International Auto Show Future Products Hybrid Vehicles 2013 New York International Auto Show all-wheel drive AWD BRZ hybrid Scion FR-S Subaru WRX WRX Concept XV Crosstrek XV Crosstrek Hybrid Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:05:00 +0000 740481 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>WRX Concept hints at production model expected next year.</strong></p>