2009 http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/69861/more en Canada Came Close to Losing Chrysler in 2009 http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/canada-came-close-losing-chrysler-2009 <div class="field-byline"> Eric Mayne </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ontario’s production totals belied the industry turmoil. The province’s 1.5 million-unit total outpaced perennial second-place finisher Michigan, which recorded 1.1 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/canada-came-close-losing-chrysler-2009" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/canada-came-close-losing-chrysler-2009#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Canada Alfa Romeo Auto Makers Chrysler Fiat Ford General Motors Hyundai Kia Subaru Suppliers Suzuki Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) Year in Review Vehicles & Technology Alfa Romeo CAW Chevrolet Camaro Chevrolet Equinox Chrysler Chrysler Town & Country Fiat Ford Ford Crown Victoria gm Hyundai Kia Subaru Suzuki Thu, 29 Apr 2010 12:59:00 +0000 2673 at http://wardsauto.com U.S. Scrappage Rate Grows as More Cars Junked, Fewer Sold http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/us-scrappage-rate-grows-more-cars-junked-fewer-sold <div class="field-byline"> Al Binder </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With an added push from the “Cash-for-Clunkers” program, U.S. scrappage rates for the first time outpaced new-vehicle registrations in the 15 months ended Sept. 30, 2009.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/us-scrappage-rate-grows-more-cars-junked-fewer-sold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/us-scrappage-rate-grows-more-cars-junked-fewer-sold#comments Public News & Analysis Politics Vehicles & Technology North America North America Politics Year in Review Vehicles & Technology Registrations Wed, 14 Apr 2010 12:30:00 +0000 31804 at http://wardsauto.com Reporter’s Notebook: Chrysler Shows Stiff Upper Lip http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-s-notebook-chrysler-shows-stiff-upper-lip <div class="field-byline"> Ward&amp;#8217;s Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ward’s writers pass along the buzz at this week’s Los Angeles auto show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-s-notebook-chrysler-shows-stiff-upper-lip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-s-notebook-chrysler-shows-stiff-upper-lip#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology Auto Makers Chrysler Nissan Management & Strategy Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Chrysler Nissan Nissan Leaf Fri, 04 Dec 2009 16:10:00 +0000 24307 at http://wardsauto.com Subaru Confirms U.S. Debut of Hybrid in 2012 http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/subaru-confirms-us-debut-hybrid-2012 <div class="field-byline"> Byron Pope </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker also unveils two special-edition models, the ’10 Impreza WRX STI Limited and ’10 WRX STI SE.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/subaru-confirms-us-debut-hybrid-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/subaru-confirms-us-debut-hybrid-2012#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Fuji Subaru Management & Strategy Future Products Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Fuji Heavy Industries Subaru Fri, 04 Dec 2009 15:53:00 +0000 7818 at http://wardsauto.com Boxster Spyder ‘Quintessential Purist Porsche’ http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/boxster-spyder-quintessential-purist-porsche <div class="field-byline"> Byron Pope </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new mid-engine roadster is powered by a 3.4L direct-injected 6-cyl. engine producing 320 hp, 10 more ponies than the Boxster S on which it’s based.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/boxster-spyder-quintessential-purist-porsche" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/boxster-spyder-quintessential-purist-porsche#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Porsche Sales & Marketing Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Porsche Porsche 911 Fri, 04 Dec 2009 15:44:00 +0000 14300 at http://wardsauto.com Fisker Volumes Pegged Above 100,000 Units http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/fisker-volumes-pegged-above-100000-units <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker expects critical mass to be achieved by 2014, after Karma sedans are sourced from Finland and another small plug-in hybrid is assembled in a retooled plant in Delaware.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/fisker-volumes-pegged-above-100000-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/fisker-volumes-pegged-above-100000-units#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers General Motors Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Finance Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology General Motors Henrik Fisker Fri, 04 Dec 2009 15:07:00 +0000 5072 at http://wardsauto.com Mitsubishi to Offer EVs in North America in 2011 http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mitsubishi-offer-evs-north-america-2011 <div class="field-byline"> Byron Pope </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Japanese auto maker says the growing interest in electric vehicles in North America spurred its decision to launch several new vehicles here.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mitsubishi-offer-evs-north-america-2011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mitsubishi-offer-evs-north-america-2011#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Mitsubishi Sales & Marketing Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Mitsubishi Thu, 03 Dec 2009 21:14:00 +0000 9049 at http://wardsauto.com Reporter’s Notebook: Hurry Up and Wait http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-s-notebook-hurry-and-wait <div class="field-byline"> Ward&amp;#8217;s Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ward’s writers pass along the buzz at this week’s Los Angeles auto show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-s-notebook-hurry-and-wait" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-s-notebook-hurry-and-wait#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers BMW General Motors Volkswagen Management & Strategy Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology BMW Bob Lutz Camaro General Motors Volkswagen Thu, 03 Dec 2009 19:28:00 +0000 3191 at http://wardsauto.com Hyundai Design Chief Confident in 4-Cyl. Sonata http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hyundai-design-chief-confident-4-cyl-sonata <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Designer Phil Zak says the smaller engine made it easier to integrate some of the Sonata’s dramatic styling cues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hyundai-design-chief-confident-4-cyl-sonata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hyundai-design-chief-confident-4-cyl-sonata#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers General Motors Management & Strategy Design Future Products Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Design General Motors Sonata Thu, 03 Dec 2009 18:12:00 +0000 6446 at http://wardsauto.com Hyundai to Take On Small-CUV Leaders With More Fuel-Efficient Tucson http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hyundai-take-small-cuv-leaders-more-fuel-efficient-tucson <div class="field-byline"> Christie Schweinsberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker’s next-generation model offers only one engine, a 4-cyl. that improves power and fuel efficiency through the use of advanced technologies and lighter-weight materials.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hyundai-take-small-cuv-leaders-more-fuel-efficient-tucson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hyundai-take-small-cuv-leaders-more-fuel-efficient-tucson#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Hyundai Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Sonata Veloster Thu, 03 Dec 2009 18:01:00 +0000 36555 at http://wardsauto.com