SAE World Congress http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/70391/more en Delphi Profitable in North America http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/delphi-profitable-north-america <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In an interview with Ward’s, CEO Rodney O’Neal says Delphi won $89 billion in new business while in bankruptcy, and he describes its relationship with GM as “extremely positive.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/delphi-profitable-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/delphi-profitable-north-america#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers North America North America Auto Makers Delphi General Motors Management & Strategy Finance SAE World Congress Delphi General Motors Fri, 16 Apr 2010 19:01:00 +0000 33515 at http://wardsauto.com NHTSA Chief: Auto Makers Have ‘Moral Obligation’ to Safety http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nhtsa-chief-auto-makers-have-moral-obligation-safety <div class="field-byline"> Drew Winter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Improving pedestrian safety and addressing driver distraction now are high on the safety agency’s to-do list.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nhtsa-chief-auto-makers-have-moral-obligation-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nhtsa-chief-auto-makers-have-moral-obligation-safety#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America North America U.S. Auto Makers Toyota Politics National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology David Strickland Driver distraction NHTSA Toyota Thu, 15 Apr 2010 19:40:00 +0000 32844 at http://wardsauto.com Reporter’s Notebook: Eco-Oops? http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-s-notebook-eco-oops <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 SAE World Congress in Detroit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-s-notebook-eco-oops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-s-notebook-eco-oops#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Ford Honda Management & Strategy Politics Engines SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology EcoBoost Ford Honda Thu, 15 Apr 2010 18:25:00 +0000 20025 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Looks to Add Technologies to EcoBoost Engines http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-looks-add-technologies-ecoboost-engines <div class="field-byline"> Byron Pope </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ethanol, or other alcohol-based fuels, potentially could be used in different ways, Dan Kapp says, noting the high-energy density of the fuel is a good fit for boosted engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-looks-add-technologies-ecoboost-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-looks-add-technologies-ecoboost-engines#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Ford Engines Ethanol Materials SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology EcoBoost Ethanol Ford Thu, 15 Apr 2010 13:27:00 +0000 18893 at http://wardsauto.com U.S. Needs Holistic Energy Policy, Will to Implement It, Panel Says http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/us-needs-holistic-energy-policy-will-implement-it-panel-says <div class="field-byline"> David E. Zoia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota and Ford officials say the first priority is to ensure there continues to be a single, national fuel-economy standard beyond 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/us-needs-holistic-energy-policy-will-implement-it-panel-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/us-needs-holistic-energy-policy-will-implement-it-panel-says#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Ford Toyota Politics Alternative Fuels SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology Electric Vehicles Ford Toyota Wed, 14 Apr 2010 19:35:00 +0000 9121 at http://wardsauto.com Experts Question Future of Biofuels, Diesel Engines in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/experts-question-future-biofuels-diesel-engines-us <div class="field-byline"> James M. Amend </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brazil’s pervasive use of ethanol biofuel demonstrates its potential, proponents say, and also points to grain-rich states such as Iowa, where consumers are embracing E85.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/experts-question-future-biofuels-diesel-engines-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/experts-question-future-biofuels-diesel-engines-us#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers General Motors Politics Diesel Ethanol SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology Diesel Ethanol General Motors University of Michigan Wed, 14 Apr 2010 19:14:00 +0000 17550 at http://wardsauto.com New Bioplastics Aimed at Meeting ‘Green’ Targets http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/new-bioplastics-aimed-meeting-green-targets <div class="field-byline"> Drew Winter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DSM officials are careful to point out the company’s plant-based feedstocks do not come from food sources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/new-bioplastics-aimed-meeting-green-targets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/new-bioplastics-aimed-meeting-green-targets#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America PSA Suppliers Politics Materials SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology Wed, 14 Apr 2010 18:55:00 +0000 29412 at http://wardsauto.com Ford BEV Strategy to Depend on Volume http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-bev-strategy-depend-volume <div class="field-byline"> Byron Pope </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ford predicts most of the growth in electrified vehicles will come from hybrid-electric vehicles, and to a lesser degree, plug-in HEVs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-bev-strategy-depend-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-bev-strategy-depend-volume#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Ford Magna Suppliers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Electronics Materials SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology Electric Vehicles Ford Ford Focus Ford Fusion Honda Insight Toyota Prius Transit Connect Wed, 14 Apr 2010 18:06:00 +0000 22519 at http://wardsauto.com GM to Research Diesel Hybrids in Italy http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-research-diesel-hybrids-italy <div class="field-byline"> David E. Zoia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker now has the ability to design its own diesel-engine software, clearing the way for the Turin operation to expand into hybrid work.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-research-diesel-hybrids-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-research-diesel-hybrids-italy#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Vehicles & Technology North America North America Europe Auto Makers General Motors Management & Strategy Product Development SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology General Motors Wed, 14 Apr 2010 17:58:00 +0000 30778 at http://wardsauto.com Henkel Painting Town With Aquence http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/henkel-painting-town-aquence <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Henkel’s 2-coat Aquence process eliminates several steps in conventional automotive paint shops, requiring 40% less floor space and one-tenth the investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/henkel-painting-town-aquence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/henkel-painting-town-aquence#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America North America U.S. Auto Makers Materials Product Development SAE International SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology Wed, 14 Apr 2010 17:25:00 +0000 26863 at http://wardsauto.com