Geneva Auto Show http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/69991/more en Oddities Punctuate Geneva Show http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/oddities-punctuate-geneva-show <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From the Rolls-Royce EV to the Lancia minivan, some concepts and production vehicles at this year’s expo represent a radical departure for a number of auto makers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/oddities-punctuate-geneva-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/oddities-punctuate-geneva-show#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Switzerland Auto Makers Chrysler Diesel Future Products Geneva Auto Show Li-ion Vehicles & Technology Chrysler Diesel Geneva Auto Show Li-ion Porsche Cayenne Switzerland Fri, 11 Mar 2011 14:07:00 +0000 14702 at http://wardsauto.com Mini Eyes City Car to Stave Off Growing Number of Competitors http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mini-eyes-city-car-stave-growing-number-competitors <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The brand is being forced to protect its franchise as the prestige leader among small cars and may be looking at producing a mini Mini to compete against the growing number of city cars, many of them electric.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mini-eyes-city-car-stave-growing-number-competitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mini-eyes-city-car-stave-growing-number-competitors#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Switzerland Auto Makers BMW Mini Future Products Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology BMW Geneva Auto Show Ian Robertson Mini Switzerland Fri, 04 Mar 2011 17:28:00 +0000 12016 at http://wardsauto.com Infiniti to Add Small Car in 2014; Seeks to Expand Globally http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/infiniti-add-small-car-2014-seeks-expand-globally <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Infiniti will enter Indonesia and Singapore this year and by 2013 will have added 25 new markets, with a particular focus on Southeast Asia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/infiniti-add-small-car-2014-seeks-expand-globally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/infiniti-add-small-car-2014-seeks-expand-globally#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Switzerland Auto Makers Daimler Infiniti Mercedes Nissan Renault Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Andy Palmer Daimler Geneva Auto Show Infiniti Mercedes-Benz Nissan Renault Switzerland Fri, 04 Mar 2011 16:08:00 +0000 11090 at http://wardsauto.com Volt, Ampera Court Different Euro Customers http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/volt-ampera-court-different-euro-customers <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“It takes a long time to build a brand back up – not that long to damage it,” Nick Reilly says of Opel. The first-generation Ampera EREV arrives in Europe later this year but won’t be built there.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/volt-ampera-court-different-euro-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/volt-ampera-court-different-euro-customers#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Germany Switzerland United Kingdom Auto Makers Magna Opel/Vauxhall Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Finance Future Products Geneva Auto Show Labor & Human Resources Vehicles & Technology Dan Akerson Geneva Auto Show Germany Magna Opel plants Switzerland U.K. Volt Fri, 04 Mar 2011 15:43:00 +0000 20004 at http://wardsauto.com Geneva Show Springboard for Vehicle Design Innovation http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/geneva-show-springboard-vehicle-design-innovation <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Flat matte paint made a trendy appearance this year in the hands of tuners and design houses, while two of the newest mainstream brand designers brought exterior-trim elements in three dimensions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/geneva-show-springboard-vehicle-design-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/geneva-show-springboard-vehicle-design-innovation#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Switzerland Auto Makers Mini Saab Exterior Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Mini Saab Switzerland Thu, 03 Mar 2011 17:17:00 +0000 14040 at http://wardsauto.com Subaru Gets Down With Boxer RWD Sports Car http://wardsauto.com/ar/subaru_gets_down_110302 <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Subaru and Toyota are jointly developing rear-drive sports cars with boxer engines for arrival next year. Subaru execs say they aren’t turning their backs on the auto maker’s core technology, symmetrical all-wheel drive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/subaru_gets_down_110302" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ar/subaru_gets_down_110302#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Switzerland Auto Makers Subaru Management & Strategy Chassis Future Products Geneva Auto Show Product Development Suspension Transmissions Vehicles & Technology Forester Geneva Auto Show Impreza rear-wheel drive Subaru Switzerland Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:00:00 +0000 40238 at http://wardsauto.com Infiniti to Back F1 Race Team http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/infiniti-back-f1-race-team <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Infiniti may help Red Bull on the technical side, offering its experience in batteries and hybrid drive that will enter Formula 1 in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/infiniti-back-f1-race-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/infiniti-back-f1-race-team#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe Auto Makers Infiniti Nissan Sales & Marketing Geneva Auto Show Carlos Ghosn Geneva Auto Show Infiniti Nissan Wed, 02 Mar 2011 16:38:00 +0000 37943 at http://wardsauto.com Phoenix Concept Design Not Flight of Fancy, Saab CEO Says http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/phoenix-concept-design-not-flight-fancy-saab-ceo-says <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While the Phoenix is a low-slung sports car in the tradition of Spyker, the Saab 9-3 will be a sedan aimed at seducing Saab fans, but it also will be a “driver’s car,” Victor Muller assures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/phoenix-concept-design-not-flight-fancy-saab-ceo-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/phoenix-concept-design-not-flight-fancy-saab-ceo-says#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Switzerland American Axle Auto Makers General Motors Saab Spyker Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology General Motors Geneva Auto Show Saab Switzerland Victor Muller Wed, 02 Mar 2011 15:56:00 +0000 25542 at http://wardsauto.com Peugeot Looks to Move Up Ranks, But U.S. Comeback Unlikely for Now http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/peugeot-looks-move-ranks-us-comeback-unlikely-now <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker maintains a New York office to keep abreast of trends, but returning to the market is not among its top priorities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/peugeot-looks-move-ranks-us-comeback-unlikely-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/peugeot-looks-move-ranks-us-comeback-unlikely-now#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe France Auto Makers Peugeot Sales & Marketing Geneva Auto Show France Vincent Rambaud Wed, 02 Mar 2011 15:18:00 +0000 26116 at http://wardsauto.com Chrysler Brand Luxuriates in Lancia Disguise http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-brand-luxuriates-lancia-disguise <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The deal Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionni put in place to win 5% of Chrysler by exporting models from the U.S. never looked better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-brand-luxuriates-lancia-disguise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-brand-luxuriates-lancia-disguise#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Europe Switzerland Auto Makers Chrysler Dealerships Fiat Management & Strategy Retail Sales & Marketing Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Chrysler Fiat Geneva Auto Show Lancia Switzerland U.S. Tue, 01 Mar 2011 19:44:00 +0000 11233 at http://wardsauto.com