2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/630371/more en GM’s Upcoming Midsize Pickups Target North American Tastes http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-s-upcoming-midsize-pickups-target-north-american-tastes <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CFO Dan Ammann stops short of revealing how much the upcoming Colorado and Canyon will share with new overseas versions of the trucks currently built in Thailand and Brazil.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-s-upcoming-midsize-pickups-target-north-american-tastes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-s-upcoming-midsize-pickups-target-north-american-tastes#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet General Motors GMC 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Vehicles & Technology Thu, 08 Aug 2013 17:40:00 +0000 826081 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>GM releases teaser photo of upcoming Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon. </strong></p> U.S. Audi Chief Counting on Diesel Demand to Boost Brand’s Standing http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/us-audi-chief-counting-diesel-demand-boost-brand-s-standing <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Audi launched diesels in America with the Q7 CUV and A3 Sportback, and this year the A6, A7, A8 and Q5 are entering the market with a 3.0L diesel mill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/us-audi-chief-counting-diesel-demand-boost-brand-s-standing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/us-audi-chief-counting-diesel-demand-boost-brand-s-standing#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Audi Sales & Marketing 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Diesel Thu, 08 Aug 2013 16:00:00 +0000 826071 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>&ldquo;Our intent is to sell 200,000 units and be the definitive luxury brand in America,&rdquo; Keogh says.</strong></p> Auto Analyst Forecasts 18 Million North American LV Sales by 2019 http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/auto-analyst-forecasts-18-million-north-american-lv-sales-2019 <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The higher sales rate will recoup the estimated 3 million units lost during the 2008-2010 U.S. recession. “It should be 98% recovered by 2016,” says Mike Jackson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/auto-analyst-forecasts-18-million-north-american-lv-sales-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/auto-analyst-forecasts-18-million-north-american-lv-sales-2019#comments Public Sales & Marketing North America U.S. 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:20:00 +0000 825821 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Mike Jackson of IHS</strong></p> Novelis Rolling Out Aluminum Investment http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/novelis-rolling-out-aluminum-investment <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In two or three years, automotive will replace cans as the major aluminum customer of the Oswego, NY, facility, at about 850 million lbs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/novelis-rolling-out-aluminum-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/novelis-rolling-out-aluminum-investment#comments Public Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology U.S. Suppliers 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Aluminum Production Wed, 07 Aug 2013 22:15:00 +0000 825481 at http://wardsauto.com Cadillac ATS among new aluminum-intensive vehicles. Automotive Electronics Moving at Lightning Speed http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/automotive-electronics-moving-lightning-speed <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Transformations will occur in the major categories of vehicle components and systems, a strategist from auto supplier Dana says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/automotive-electronics-moving-lightning-speed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/automotive-electronics-moving-lightning-speed#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Dana Suppliers 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Autonomous Vehicles Chassis Electronics Wed, 07 Aug 2013 22:08:00 +0000 825371 at http://wardsauto.com Autonomous car’s advent to trigger massive change, Jacqui Dedo says. Gen Y Likes Cars Too, Researcher Says http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/gen-y-likes-cars-too-researcher-says <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More so than Baby Boomers, Gen Y buyers desire a car that has infotainment individualized for each passenger, and they are much more interested in style.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/gen-y-likes-cars-too-researcher-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/gen-y-likes-cars-too-researcher-says#comments Public Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Sales & Marketing 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Design Wed, 07 Aug 2013 21:59:00 +0000 825301 at http://wardsauto.com Blessing: Most people hate being passenger. Scrappage Rate Hits Historic High, Bodes Well for Future http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/scrappage-rate-hits-historic-high-bodes-well-future <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">R.L. Polk analyst is optimistic about future sales as buyers eventually replace a growing number of aging vehicles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/scrappage-rate-hits-historic-high-bodes-well-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/scrappage-rate-hits-historic-high-bodes-well-future#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Management & Strategy 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Registrations Anthony Pratt forecasting R.L. Polk scrappage rate vehicle sales Wed, 07 Aug 2013 21:54:00 +0000 825391 at http://wardsauto.com Anthony Pratt directs forecasting in Americas for R.L. Polk. Lexus Calling for Nine, Instead of Eight, Hybrids by 2014 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/lexus-calling-nine-instead-eight-hybrids-2014 <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota’s luxury brand already offers hybrid versions of its ES, GS, IS, LS and RX nameplates, as well as the dedicated CT 200h.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/lexus-calling-nine-instead-eight-hybrids-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/lexus-calling-nine-instead-eight-hybrids-2014#comments Public World Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology World Lexus Management & Strategy 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Hybrid Vehicles Akio Toyoda Cadillac ES 300h Escalade GS GX Hybrids Intersect by Lexus IS Lexus LF-CC LF-LC LS LX motorsports Paul Williamsen Pike's Peak racing RX Toyota Wed, 07 Aug 2013 21:49:00 +0000 825381 at http://wardsauto.com <p> Lexus&#39; Paul Williamsen</p> Governor Draws Applause, Boos From Automotive Audience http://wardsauto.com/politics/governor-draws-applause-boos-automotive-audience <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rick Snyder says Michigan is “not walking away from” its manufacturing-capital title.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/governor-draws-applause-boos-automotive-audience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/governor-draws-applause-boos-automotive-audience#comments Public Auto Makers Politics North America U.S. Auto Makers Politics 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:48:00 +0000 825241 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Snyder describes himself as customer-service provider. </strong></p> Eaton Sees Supercharger, Valve Business Growing http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/eaton-sees-supercharger-valve-business-growing <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of Eaton’s hottest products now is lightweight, hollow engine valves. While not a new concept, they help optimize combustion and the operation of today’s sophisticated valve trains. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/eaton-sees-supercharger-valve-business-growing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/eaton-sees-supercharger-valve-business-growing#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Eaton 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Diesel Supercharger Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:44:00 +0000 825231 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Eaton President Staci Kroon investing in new capacity.</strong></p>