Geneva Auto Show http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/70941/more en China’s BYD Showcases Battery Technology at Geneva http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/china-s-byd-showcases-battery-technology-geneva <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This year, the auto maker plans to double its sales in China to 200,000 units, thanks to the ramp-up of the F3R hatchback and introductions of the F1 city car and F6 and F8 large vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/china-s-byd-showcases-battery-technology-geneva" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/china-s-byd-showcases-battery-technology-geneva#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Politics Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Europe Technology Asia Pacific Miscellaneous News & Analysis Auto Makers Politics Electric Vehicles Emissions Geneva Auto Show Hybrid Vehicles Vehicles & Technology electric vehicle Geneva Auto Show Thu, 06 Mar 2008 18:40:00 +0000 36301 at http://wardsauto.com Infiniti Takes Wraps Off FX http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/infiniti-takes-wraps-fx <div class="field-byline"> Christie Schweinsberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Carlos Ghosn says the large CUV won’t be a big seller but is important for Infiniti’s brand image, even in environmentally conscious Western Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/infiniti-takes-wraps-fx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/infiniti-takes-wraps-fx#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Industry Europe Technology Miscellaneous News & Analysis Auto Makers Nissan Management & Strategy Politics Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Carlos Ghosn Geneva Auto Show Nissan Wed, 05 Mar 2008 18:04:00 +0000 24919 at http://wardsauto.com Nemo Concept Steals Attention From New Berlingo, C5 Wagon http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/nemo-concept-steals-attention-new-berlingo-c5-wagon <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Berlingo is the leading compact utility van in Europe, with 26% of the segment, selling more than its identical twin, the Peugeot Partner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/nemo-concept-steals-attention-new-berlingo-c5-wagon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/nemo-concept-steals-attention-new-berlingo-c5-wagon#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Industry Europe Technology Miscellaneous News & Analysis Auto Makers Citroen Peugeot Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Tue, 04 Mar 2008 21:53:00 +0000 19102 at http://wardsauto.com Peugeot Developing Diesel-Hybrid LeMans Racecar; Production 308RC Z Likely http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/peugeot-developing-diesel-hybrid-lemans-racecar-production-308rc-z-likely <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The French auto maker, whose diesel-powered 908 entry finished second at LeMans in 2007, is trying to show its strength in fuel economy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/peugeot-developing-diesel-hybrid-lemans-racecar-production-308rc-z-likely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/peugeot-developing-diesel-hybrid-lemans-racecar-production-308rc-z-likely#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Industry Europe Technology Miscellaneous News & Analysis Auto Makers Peugeot Sales & Marketing Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Tue, 04 Mar 2008 21:21:00 +0000 23862 at http://wardsauto.com Europe to Get Nissan Supercar; Murano Surpasses Sales Expectations http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/europe-get-nissan-supercar-murano-surpasses-sales-expectations <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As with the smaller 350Z, the GTR’s strategy is to offer great performance at a much lower price than its competitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/europe-get-nissan-supercar-murano-surpasses-sales-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/europe-get-nissan-supercar-murano-surpasses-sales-expectations#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Industry Europe Technology Miscellaneous News & Analysis Auto Makers Nissan Sales & Marketing Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Nissan Tue, 04 Mar 2008 21:12:00 +0000 16389 at http://wardsauto.com Mazda to Debut Stop-Start System on Next Mazda3; Unveils Fuel-Efficient Mazda2 http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/mazda-debut-stop-start-system-next-mazda3-unveils-fuel-efficient-mazda2 <div class="field-byline"> Christie Schweinsberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Measures, such as stop-start technology that shuts off the engine at idle, are just the tip of the iceberg in developing more fuel-efficient and less-polluting vehicles, Mazda chief says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/mazda-debut-stop-start-system-next-mazda3-unveils-fuel-efficient-mazda2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/mazda-debut-stop-start-system-next-mazda3-unveils-fuel-efficient-mazda2#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Industry Europe Technology Miscellaneous News & Analysis Auto Makers Mazda Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Mazda Tue, 04 Mar 2008 20:34:00 +0000 31630 at http://wardsauto.com Renault Surprises With Megane Coupe at Geneva http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/renault-surprises-megane-coupe-geneva <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sharing the Renault stand are the Twingo RS, a “pocket rocket” whose 1.6L engine makes 133 hp, and the Laguna GT, a 4-door Laguna with 4-wheel steering.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/renault-surprises-megane-coupe-geneva" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/renault-surprises-megane-coupe-geneva#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Industry Europe Technology Miscellaneous News & Analysis Auto Makers Renault Future Products Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Renault Tue, 04 Mar 2008 20:32:00 +0000 32447 at http://wardsauto.com Jaguar, Land Rover Sale Pushed Back to Q2 http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/jaguar-land-rover-sale-pushed-back-q2 <div class="field-byline"> Byron Pope </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Ford executive emphasizes the importance of selling the two iconic marques to a buyer that will continue to support and grow the brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/jaguar-land-rover-sale-pushed-back-q2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/jaguar-land-rover-sale-pushed-back-q2#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Industry Europe Technology Miscellaneous News & Analysis Auto Makers Ford Jaguar Land Rover Tata Volvo Car Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Finance Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Ford Jaguar Lewis Booth Tata Volvo Tue, 04 Mar 2008 20:16:00 +0000 23618 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota iQ to Help Boost Auto Maker’s Small-Car Sales in Europe http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/toyota-iq-help-boost-auto-maker-s-small-car-sales-europe <div class="field-byline"> Christie Schweinsberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Including the Lexus luxury brand, Toyota sold 1.24 million units in Europe last year, a 10% increase over 2006.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/toyota-iq-help-boost-auto-maker-s-small-car-sales-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/toyota-iq-help-boost-auto-maker-s-small-car-sales-europe#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Industry Europe Technology Miscellaneous News & Analysis Auto Makers Toyota Sales & Marketing Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Toyota Toyota Aygo Tue, 04 Mar 2008 20:14:00 +0000 6861 at http://wardsauto.com Dacia Shows Off New Flagship as Brand Continues Forward March http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/dacia-shows-new-flagship-brand-continues-forward-march <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Dacia brand is growing in importance, with sales in Europe totaling 230,000 units in 2007, up 17.4%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/dacia-shows-new-flagship-brand-continues-forward-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/dacia-shows-new-flagship-brand-continues-forward-march#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Geneva Auto Show Industry Europe Technology Miscellaneous News & Analysis Auto Makers Dacia Renault Sales & Marketing Exterior Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Dacia Geneva Auto Show Renault Tue, 04 Mar 2008 19:48:00 +0000 29366 at http://wardsauto.com