2014 http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/635971/more en Walker Automotive: Walk, Don’t Run http://wardsauto.com/dealer/walker-automotive-walk-don-t-run <div class="field-byline"> Tom Beaman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Starting out selling REOs, the Louisiana dealership group now holds 10 franchises.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealer/walker-automotive-walk-don-t-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealer/walker-automotive-walk-don-t-run#comments Public Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America F & I Retail U.S. WardsAuto Dealer 500 Dealer Miscellaneous Dealerships Retail 2014 WardsAuto Dealer 500 Thu, 14 May 2015 10:43:00 +0000 1274571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Searcy (<em>right</em>) and Forest Walker III, whose grandfather began selling cars in 1919. &nbsp;</strong></p> Mitsubishi Reiterates Commitment to U.S, Unveils PHEV Concept http://wardsauto.com/industry/mitsubishi-reiterates-commitment-us-unveils-phev-concept <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The concept shown here, the XR PHEV, has design language that will appear on ’16 Mitsubishi CUVs, including a production model debuting at the 2015 New York auto show.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/mitsubishi-reiterates-commitment-us-unveils-phev-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/mitsubishi-reiterates-commitment-us-unveils-phev-concept#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Los Angeles Auto Show Technology Dealer Miscellaneous Mitsubishi Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products CUV Dealers Don Swearingen Eclipse EVO Galant i MiEV Lancer Mirage Mitsubishi Outlander Outlander Sport PHEV profitability sedan XR PHEV Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:41:00 +0000 1164851 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mitsubishi XR PHEV concept.</strong></p> Scion: FR-S Convertible, Turbo Engine Not Happening http://wardsauto.com/technology/scion-fr-s-convertible-turbo-engine-not-happening <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Scion: FR-S Convertible, Turbo Engine Not Happening</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/scion-fr-s-convertible-turbo-engine-not-happening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/scion-fr-s-convertible-turbo-engine-not-happening#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines U.S. Los Angeles Auto Show Technology Dealer Miscellaneous Scion Subaru Management & Strategy 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Turbocharger 86 BRZ convertible Doug Murtha FR-S Fuji Heavy Release Series Scion Subaru Toyota turbo turbocharged Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:00:00 +0000 1164621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Scion FR-S rear-wheel-drive sports car.</strong></p> Refreshed Nissan Juke Debuts in L.A. http://wardsauto.com/technology/refreshed-nissan-juke-debuts-la <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A lower maximum torque peak, friction-reduction measures, and the addition of exhaust-gas recirculation improve the small CUV’s fuel economy for ’15.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/refreshed-nissan-juke-debuts-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/refreshed-nissan-juke-debuts-la#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Los Angeles Auto Show Technology Dealer Miscellaneous Nissan 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products CUV direct-injected Honda Juke Mazda NISMO Nissan small turbocharged Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:11:00 +0000 1162531 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nissan Juke receives various enhancements for &rsquo;15 model year.</strong></p> Mini Bills New Cooper-Based Hardtop as 5-Door Hatch http://wardsauto.com/industry/mini-bills-new-cooper-based-hardtop-5-door-hatch <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The hardtop “is more than just a Mini with two additional doors,” BMW board member Peter Schwarzenbauer says. “It's a completely new Mini with a longer wheelbase, more space, more luggage volume, more functionality and flexibility and four doors.”</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/mini-bills-new-cooper-based-hardtop-5-door-hatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/mini-bills-new-cooper-based-hardtop-5-door-hatch#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Los Angeles Auto Show Miscellaneous Mini Sales & Marketing 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Product Development Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:44:00 +0000 1164631 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker sees hardtop&rsquo;s bigger dimensions attracting bigger audience.</strong></p> Jaguar Sees Nothing But Gains in Future; Land Rover Discovery Unveiled http://wardsauto.com/industry/jaguar-sees-nothing-gains-future-land-rover-discovery-unveiled <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More production to satisfy demand should help the British automaker achieve its goals for the States, sales chief Andy Goss says.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/jaguar-sees-nothing-gains-future-land-rover-discovery-unveiled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/jaguar-sees-nothing-gains-future-land-rover-discovery-unveiled#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center North America Industry Diesel U.S. Los Angeles Auto Show Technology Dealer Miscellaneous Jaguar Land Rover Sales & Marketing 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Andy Goss Discovery Sport EcoBoost F-Type Freelander Ingenium Jaguar Land Rover LR2 manual ZF Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:42:00 +0000 1163681 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Discovery Sport on sale spring 2015 in U.S.</strong></p> Acura Upgrades ILX Power, Luxury Features http://wardsauto.com/technology/acura-upgrades-ilx-power-luxury-features <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Honda near-luxury brand’s smallest car gets just one powertrain for ’16, a 201-hp 2.4L 4-cyl. mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/acura-upgrades-ilx-power-luxury-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/acura-upgrades-ilx-power-luxury-features#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers 2014 Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Los Angeles Auto Show Technology Dealer 2014 Special Report Miscellaneous Acura 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Acura Gary Robinson ILX Los Angeles auto show refreshed TLX Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:40:00 +0000 1161261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 ILX on sale early 2015.</strong></p> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show World Debuts http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/2014-los-angeles-auto-show-world-debuts <div class="node-body gallery-body">Key new-model world introductions at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/2014-los-angeles-auto-show-world-debuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/2014-los-angeles-auto-show-world-debuts#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Los Angeles Auto Show Technology Miscellaneous Auto Makers 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:00:00 +0000 1159631 at http://wardsauto.com <p>2015 Los Angeles Auto Show</p> Mazda: CX-3 Business Incremental; Diesel Still Goal http://wardsauto.com/industry/mazda-cx-3-business-incremental-diesel-still-goal <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mazda is targeting a young, active buyer for the CX-3, and one living in an urban area that needs a vehicle smaller in size than the CX-5, but wants utility not available in the Mazda3. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/mazda-cx-3-business-incremental-diesel-still-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/mazda-cx-3-business-incremental-diesel-still-goal#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing 2014 Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center North America Industry Diesel U.S. Los Angeles Auto Show Technology 2014 Special Report Miscellaneous Mazda Sales & Marketing 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Diesel Future Products CUV CX-3 CX-5 Diesel Honda HR-V Jim O'Sullivan Mazda Mazda6 Nissan Juke Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 1163321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mazda still wants diesel for midsize Mazda6.</strong></p> Fiat 500X New Addition to U.S. Lineup http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-500x-new-addition-us-lineup <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fiat 500X designers leveraged cues from the flagship Fiat 500, including double headlamps and a trapezoidal nose.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-500x-new-addition-us-lineup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-500x-new-addition-us-lineup#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines HMI U.S. Los Angeles Auto Show Safety Technology Interiors Technology Miscellaneous Fiat 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Automatic Collision Avoidance Exterior Gasoline Information & Entertainment Interior Manual Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:01:00 +0000 1163221 at http://wardsauto.com