Interiors http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/660901/more en Family Van or Rolling Man Cave, Chrysler Pacifica Does It All http://wardsauto.com/interiors/family-van-or-rolling-man-cave-chrysler-pacifica-does-it-all <div class="field-deck"> 2016 Story Behind 10 Best Interiors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FCA boasts the Pacifica offers 37 minivan innovations, raising the total over the three decades since Chrysler invented the segment to a claimed 115. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/interiors/family-van-or-rolling-man-cave-chrysler-pacifica-does-it-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/interiors/family-van-or-rolling-man-cave-chrysler-pacifica-does-it-all#comments Public 2016 Interiors Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:03:00 +0000 1788231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>FCA reinventing minivan and interior spaces with the Pacifica.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> What to Do Behind Wheel of Self-Driving Car? Harman Has Answers http://wardsauto.com/interiors/what-do-behind-wheel-self-driving-car-harman-has-answers <div class="node-body article-body">Instead of bumper-to-bumper traffic, occupants can see a pristine beach or mountain landscape outside the car and fall asleep while the audio system recreates surf and chirping birds through a 360-degree sound field. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/interiors/what-do-behind-wheel-self-driving-car-harman-has-answers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/interiors/what-do-behind-wheel-self-driving-car-harman-has-answers#comments Public HMI Interiors Fri, 03 Feb 2017 10:00:00 +0000 1767181 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Harman&rsquo;s Ambisonics Escape concept turns vehicle&rsquo;s entire greenhouse into display screens capable of projecting movies, natural environments or starry views of space. </strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Harman’s Bedazzling User Experiences http://wardsauto.com/interiors/harman-s-bedazzling-user-experiences <div class="node-body gallery-body">Harman International Industries is putting more infotainment options on the menu. If you still think of car stereos when you hear the name Harman, you haven’t been paying attention. The company has transformed itself into a major supplier of connected infotainment technologies and software for automotive and consumer electronics. It recently presented a dazzling array of exhibits at its new North American headquarters in Detroit. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/interiors/harman-s-bedazzling-user-experiences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/interiors/harman-s-bedazzling-user-experiences#comments Public HMI Interiors Fri, 03 Feb 2017 09:58:00 +0000 1767221 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Instead of staring at traffic and bumpers, Harman Ambisonics&nbsp;can transport&nbsp;driver and passengers to natural locations such as deserted beaches.</strong></p> Honda Aims to Make Infotainment More User Friendly http://wardsauto.com/technology/honda-aims-make-infotainment-more-user-friendly <div class="node-body article-body">Voice recognition is simplified and faster, while the display audio system has smartphone-like functionality.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/honda-aims-make-infotainment-more-user-friendly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/honda-aims-make-infotainment-more-user-friendly#comments Public Industry HMI Interiors Technology Tue, 31 Jan 2017 10:07:00 +0000 1767131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Odyssey display audio system has color-coded tiles.</strong></p> Seating Supplier Adient Rolls Out Flurry of New Concepts http://wardsauto.com/interiors/seating-supplier-adient-rolls-out-flurry-new-concepts <div class="node-body article-body">Adient started the year collaborating with FCA on the innovative Chrysler Portal concept shown at CES, then introduced three more big ideas at NAIAS. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/interiors/seating-supplier-adient-rolls-out-flurry-new-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/interiors/seating-supplier-adient-rolls-out-flurry-new-concepts#comments Public Gated North American International Auto Show Interiors Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:19:00 +0000 1757881 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="Default"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;"><strong>Richard Chung, vice president-Innovation, says Adient&#39;s AI17&nbsp;seating concept illustrates how enjoyable future interiors will be.</strong><o:p></o:p></span></p> Drew Winter Adient's New Seating Concepts http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/adients-new-seating-concepts <div class="node-body gallery-body">Adient was created last year when industrial conglomerate Johnson Controls spun off its seat business. The new company claims to be the world’s largest seating supplier with 75,000 employees operating 230 manufacturing and assembly plants. It has been very busy coming up with ideas to showcase in the new year. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/adients-new-seating-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/adients-new-seating-concepts#comments Public Gated North American International Auto Show Interiors Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:18:00 +0000 1759231 at http://wardsauto.com Eye-Catching Infiniti QX50 Suggests Nissan-Daimler Collaboration A-OK http://wardsauto.com/interiors/eye-catching-infiniti-qx50-suggests-nissan-daimler-collaboration-ok <div class="node-body article-body">Rumors the two automakers might scrap plans to continue developing vehicles together were flatly denied at the Detroit auto show, where one of the biggest draws was the stylish CUV concept chartered with taking Infiniti interior design to the next level.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/interiors/eye-catching-infiniti-qx50-suggests-nissan-daimler-collaboration-ok" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/interiors/eye-catching-infiniti-qx50-suggests-nissan-daimler-collaboration-ok#comments Public Materials Interiors Technology Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:02:00 +0000 1756741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Infiniti President Roland Krueger unveils&nbsp;QX50 concept in Detroit.</strong></p> Infiniti QX50 Concept Bows at 2017 NAIAS http://wardsauto.com/interiors/infiniti-qx50-concept-bows-2017-naias <div class="node-body gallery-body">The QX50, which uses a Mercedes platform but gets Infiniti's new variable-compression engine, takes the brand's Powerful Elegance design language to the next level with an interior that puts a bit more emphasis on the passenger.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/interiors/infiniti-qx50-concept-bows-2017-naias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/interiors/infiniti-qx50-concept-bows-2017-naias#comments Public Materials Interiors Technology Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:01:00 +0000 1756651 at http://wardsauto.com Camaro Sets New Tone for Sporty Chevy Interiors http://wardsauto.com/interiors/camaro-sets-new-tone-sporty-chevy-interiors <div class="field-deck"> 2016 Story Behind 10 Best Interiors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The iconic muscle car strikes best possible balance between heritage design and modernity.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/interiors/camaro-sets-new-tone-sporty-chevy-interiors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/interiors/camaro-sets-new-tone-sporty-chevy-interiors#comments Public 2016 Interiors Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:45:00 +0000 1743691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chevy Camaro interior classic, yet new and cool.</strong></p> General Motors VW’s I.D. Buzz Packages High Tech Under Retro Skin http://wardsauto.com/engines/vw-s-id-buzz-packages-high-tech-under-retro-skin <div class="field-byline"> Greg Kable </div> <div class="field-deck"> 2017 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The I.D. Buzz forms part of a multi-model EV initiative headed by VW brand chief Herbert Diess, who aims to rehabilitate the company’s image following the Dieselgate emissions scandal.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/vw-s-id-buzz-packages-high-tech-under-retro-skin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/vw-s-id-buzz-packages-high-tech-under-retro-skin#comments Public Industry North American International Auto Show Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Autonomous Vehicles Engines HMI Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Interiors Technology Sun, 08 Jan 2017 23:01:00 +0000 1746361 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>I.D. Buzz concept helps push Volkswagen&rsquo;s all-out switch to EVs.&nbsp;</strong></p>