Technology http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/660911/more en Range Rover Releases Images of Velar Luxury SUV http://wardsauto.com/technology/range-rover-releases-images-velar-luxury-suv <div class="field-byline"> Paul Myles </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Velar will be slotted above the Range Rover Evoque and below the Sport.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/range-rover-releases-images-velar-luxury-suv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/range-rover-releases-images-velar-luxury-suv#comments Public Technology Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0000 1793901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Image of Velar suggests sports coupe design.</strong></p> Ssangyong Teases XAVL Concept Ahead of Geneva http://wardsauto.com/technology/ssangyong-teases-xavl-concept-ahead-geneva <div class="node-body article-body">While it is just a concept for now, if the XAVL went into production it would be “larger than the compact Korando SUV and a little smaller than the midsize Rexton SUV,” a spokesman says.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/ssangyong-teases-xavl-concept-ahead-geneva" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/ssangyong-teases-xavl-concept-ahead-geneva#comments Public Technology Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:30:00 +0000 1793921 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>XAVL concept inspired by Jeep-type second-gen Korando SUV.</strong></p> Ford Working to Advance Pothole-Dodging Technology http://wardsauto.com/technology/ford-working-advance-pothole-dodging-technology <div class="node-body article-body">In the U.K., a pothole damage claim is received by local authorities every 17 minutes – with claims averaging £432, the automaker says.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/ford-working-advance-pothole-dodging-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/ford-working-advance-pothole-dodging-technology#comments Public Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Technology Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:13:00 +0000 1788551 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Pothole testing at Ford&rsquo;s 1.2-mile Lommel Proving Ground.</strong></p> Precise Lines Highlight ’18 VW Tiguan Design http://wardsauto.com/technology/precise-lines-highlight-18-vw-tiguan-design <div class="node-body article-body">Due later this year, the ’18 Volkswagen Tiguan grows in size for the North American market and gets exterior and interior styling intended to enhance its proportions.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/precise-lines-highlight-18-vw-tiguan-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/precise-lines-highlight-18-vw-tiguan-design#comments Public Technology Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:04:00 +0000 1787201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Wraparound lines help give Tiguan larger presence.</strong></p> Citroen’s Space Tourer Concept Gets Down and Dirty http://wardsauto.com/technology/citroen-s-space-tourer-concept-gets-down-and-dirty <div class="field-byline"> Paul Myles </div> <div class="field-deck"> 2017 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Inspired by Citroen’s “E” lifestyle-product range presented at last year’s Paris auto show, the new concept boasts some off-road and bad-weather-grip capability with a full all-wheel drivetrain.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/citroen-s-space-tourer-concept-gets-down-and-dirty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/citroen-s-space-tourer-concept-gets-down-and-dirty#comments Public Technology Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:07:00 +0000 1785911 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tough exterior features, cozy interior encapsuled in Citroen concept.</strong></p> Coachbuilders Ready to Wow Crowds at Geneva Show http://wardsauto.com/technology/coachbuilders-ready-wow-crowds-geneva-show <div class="field-deck"> 2017 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Italdesign supercar is said to have much in common with the Audi R8/Lamborghini Huracan and reflects the design vision and language of Filippo Perini, who moved to the fledgling automaker from parent company Lamborghini. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/coachbuilders-ready-wow-crowds-geneva-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/coachbuilders-ready-wow-crowds-geneva-show#comments Public Technology Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:30:00 +0000 1785401 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>China&rsquo;s Hybrid Kinetic fields Pininfarina-designed H600 with graphene-battery technology.</strong></p> Driverless Airport Shuttle Tested in New Zealand http://wardsauto.com/technology/driverless-airport-shuttle-tested-new-zealand <div class="node-body article-body">The 2-year trial of the 15-person Arma shuttle is being conducted on private roads on airport grounds with the long-term aim of moving to public roads once safety issues have been assessed.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/driverless-airport-shuttle-tested-new-zealand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/driverless-airport-shuttle-tested-new-zealand#comments Public Autonomous Vehicles Technology Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:02:00 +0000 1774421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Shuttle technology includes earthquake sensors.</strong></p> Hyundai Lures GM Expert to Lead Autonomous Work http://wardsauto.com/technology/hyundai-lures-gm-expert-lead-autonomous-work <div class="node-body article-body">Hyundai recruits Jinwoo Lee, GM’s chief researcher on self-driving cars, news the Korean automaker kept under wraps until he began his new duties Feb. 13.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/hyundai-lures-gm-expert-lead-autonomous-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/hyundai-lures-gm-expert-lead-autonomous-work#comments Public Autonomous Vehicles Technology Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:10:00 +0000 1784101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Researchers inside the Hyundai-Kia R&amp;D center.</strong></p> Nissan Learning to Talk Truck With Titan http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-learning-talk-truck-titan <div class="field-deck"> 2017 Chicago Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nissan wants to overtake the Toyota Tundra in annual sales as it grows the Titan pickup lineup and learns what it takes to be a competitive truck maker.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-learning-talk-truck-titan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-learning-talk-truck-titan#comments Public Industry Technology Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:01:00 +0000 1782751 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Titan king cab last piece of Nissan truck portfolio.</strong></p> New Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer Lightens Up http://wardsauto.com/industry/new-vauxhall-insignia-sports-tourer-lightens <div class="field-byline"> Paul Myles </div> <div class="field-deck"> 2017 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A comprehensive lightweighting program compensates for new high-tech features including all-wheel-drive with torque vectoring and 8-speed automatic transmission.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/new-vauxhall-insignia-sports-tourer-lightens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/new-vauxhall-insignia-sports-tourer-lightens#comments Public Industry Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:00:00 +0000 1778011 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>All-new vehicle architecture increases, cargo capacity, passenger room.</strong></p>