State of Industry: International http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/70111/more en Euro Debt, Currency Woes Threaten Auto Industry Gains http://wardsauto.com/ar/woes_threaten_industry_111024 <div class="field-byline"> Barbara McClellan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Global auto makers are showing a brave face to industry headwinds, calling for a cautious but calm rebalancing act as world markets react to volatile times.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/woes_threaten_industry_111024" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public News & Analysis World Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe South America Brazil China India Europe Japan Asia Pacific World Auto Makers Cadillac Chrysler Fiat Ford General Motors Honda Maruti Nissan PSA Renault Toyota Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing State of Industry: International ACEA Brazil Cadillac Carlos Ghosn China China Association of Automobile Manufacturers Mon, 24 Oct 2011 18:24:00 +0000 358241 at http://wardsauto.com Europe Expected to Weather Storm in 2012 http://wardsauto.com/ar/Europe_storm_2012_111024 <div class="field-byline"> David E. Zoia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some say the market already has taken the belly-punch from all the noise over a potential default by Greece and dissolution of the euro; although staggering, the industry isn’t likely to hit the canvas next year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/Europe_storm_2012_111024" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Europe Auto Makers BMW Dana Fiat Mercedes Opel/Vauxhall Renault Volkswagen Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Finance State of Industry: International BMW Carlos Ghosn eurozone Fiat Ian Robertson Mercedes Opel Renault Sergio Marchionne Volkswagen Mon, 24 Oct 2011 17:28:00 +0000 358361 at http://wardsauto.com Japanese Auto Industry Faces Somber Market http://wardsauto.com/ar/japanese_somber_market_111024 <div class="field-byline"> Mack Chrysler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Past glories cannot lighten the island nation’s heavy burdens, ranging from an aging population and shrinking workforce to power shortages and foreign currency problems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/japanese_somber_market_111024" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Japan Asia Pacific Auto Makers Honda Nissan Toyota Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Finance Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) State of Industry: International Honda Japan Nissan Takanobu Ito Toshiyuki Shiga Toyota Yoshihiko Noda Mon, 24 Oct 2011 16:40:00 +0000 358501 at http://wardsauto.com China Charges Ahead for EV Dominance as Auto Sales Slow http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/china-charges-ahead-ev-dominance-auto-sales-slow <div class="field-byline"> Christie Schweinsberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers, so far, are unmoved by the market’s alternative-powertrain offerings. As Beijing rethinks its policy, Western auto makers continue to invest in electric vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/china-charges-ahead-ev-dominance-auto-sales-slow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific China Asia Pacific Auto Makers FAW General Motors SAIC Volkswagen Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing State of Industry: International BYD Chevy Volt China Electric Vehicles General Motors IHS Automotive J.D. Power & Associates plug-in hybrid-electric Volkswagen Mon, 24 Oct 2011 16:21:00 +0000 400471 at http://wardsauto.com Auto Makers Bullish on Brazil, Despite Recent Cool-Down http://wardsauto.com/ar/brazil_cool_down_111024 <div class="field-byline"> James M. Amend </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High interest rates make borrowing more difficult for the middle class, the engine behind the country’s impressive economic growth in recent years. As a result, previously booming new-car sales have stalled.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/brazil_cool_down_111024" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology South America Brazil South America Auto Makers Fiat General Motors Volkswagen Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing State of Industry: International Vehicles & Technology Brazil Fiat General Motors South America Volkswagen Mon, 24 Oct 2011 15:34:00 +0000 358221 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Not Worried About Slowdown in China Car Sales http://wardsauto.com/ar/ford_slowdown_china_111024 <div class="field-byline"> Byron Pope </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. auto maker is betting big on China, with plans to build two vehicle plants – one in Chongqing with its Changan Ford Mazda JV and a second in Nanchang with partner Jiangling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/ford_slowdown_china_111024" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific China Thailand Asia Pacific Auto Makers Ford Lincoln Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing State of Industry: International China Electric Vehicles Ford Lincoln Thailand Mon, 24 Oct 2011 15:20:00 +0000 358101 at http://wardsauto.com