State of Industry: North America http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/72471/more en Nissan Looks Forward to Electrifying 2010 http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nissan-looks-forward-electrifying-2010 <div class="field-byline"> Christie Schweinsberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A top Nissan official says staff is working at “a level you could not imagine” to make sure the Leaf electric vehicle arrives on time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nissan-looks-forward-electrifying-2010" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nissan-looks-forward-electrifying-2010#comments Public News & Analysis Management & Strategy Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing State of Industry: North America Vehicles & Technology Automotive Energy Supply Chevy Volt Leaf Mon, 23 Nov 2009 13:00:00 +0000 35456 at http://wardsauto.com Lump of Coal Awaits Chrysler Unless Purse-Strings Loosen, Dealers Warn http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/lump-coal-awaits-chrysler-unless-purse-strings-loosen-dealers-warn <div class="field-byline"> Eric Mayne </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chrysler’s dealer council is aggressively lobbying the auto maker to enhance its incentive program or “there’s going to be trouble,” one dealer warns.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/lump-coal-awaits-chrysler-unless-purse-strings-loosen-dealers-warn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/lump-coal-awaits-chrysler-unless-purse-strings-loosen-dealers-warn#comments Public News & Analysis Management & Strategy Plants & Production Retail Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Dealerships Vehicles & Technology North America North America U.S. Auto Makers Chrysler Dealerships Fiat Management & Strategy Plants & Production Retail Sales & Marketing Future Products Product Development State of Industry: North America United Auto Workers (UAW) Vehicles & Technology Chrysler Dieter Zetsche Fiat Jeep Grand Cherokee Ram Sergio Marchionne UAW Mon, 23 Nov 2009 13:00:00 +0000 35395 at http://wardsauto.com GM Banks on Sales Recovery to Accelerate Full-Throttle Turnaround Effort http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-banks-sales-recovery-accelerate-full-throttle-turnaround-effort <div class="field-byline"> James M. Amend </div> <div class="node-body article-body">President and CEO Fritz Henderson also draws confidence from the auto maker’s squeaky clean balance sheet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-banks-sales-recovery-accelerate-full-throttle-turnaround-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-banks-sales-recovery-accelerate-full-throttle-turnaround-effort#comments Public News & Analysis Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America North America U.S. Auto Makers General Motors Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Finance State of Industry: North America United Auto Workers (UAW) Barack Obama General Motors Mon, 23 Nov 2009 13:00:00 +0000 29225 at http://wardsauto.com Union Movement Strong, Gettelfinger Says http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/union-movement-strong-gettelfinger-says <div class="field-byline"> Eric Mayne </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The UAW actively is working to support the International Metal Workers Federation in its attempts to secure workplace representation for assemblers in emerging markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/union-movement-strong-gettelfinger-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/union-movement-strong-gettelfinger-says#comments Public News & Analysis Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers North America North America U.S. Ford General Motors Toyota Management & Strategy Politics State of Industry: North America United Auto Workers (UAW) Ford gm Toyota Toyota Corolla UAW Mon, 23 Nov 2009 13:00:00 +0000 27046 at http://wardsauto.com Honda Watching Domestics, Prepping New Odyssey, CR-Z http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/honda-watching-domestics-prepping-new-odyssey-cr-z <div class="field-byline"> Christie Schweinsberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We have to be careful not to fall into the Ford/GM myopic view of cross-town rivalries with ‘Honda and Toyota,’ or ‘Toyota and anyone else,’” Honda’s John Mendel says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/honda-watching-domestics-prepping-new-odyssey-cr-z" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/honda-watching-domestics-prepping-new-odyssey-cr-z#comments Public News & Analysis Management & Strategy Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Auto Makers Ford General Motors Honda Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing State of Industry: North America Vehicles & Technology CR-Z Ford General Motors John Mendel Odyssey Mon, 23 Nov 2009 13:00:00 +0000 14986 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Hopes for 2010 Recovery http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/toyota-hopes-2010-recovery <div class="field-byline"> Christie Schweinsberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The No.1 Japanese auto maker will roll out 10 new or refreshed models in the U.S. in 2010. Jim Lentz anticipates a slight rebound in the major markets of California, Nevada, and Arizona.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/toyota-hopes-2010-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/toyota-hopes-2010-recovery#comments Public News & Analysis Management & Strategy Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Toyota Volkswagen Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing State of Industry: North America Vehicles & Technology Camry Honda Insight Jim Lentz Prius Sienna Toyota Volkswagen Mon, 23 Nov 2009 13:00:00 +0000 14776 at http://wardsauto.com Ford ‘Pulling Itself Up By Its Bootstraps’ http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-pulling-itself-its-bootstraps <div class="field-byline"> Byron Pope </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ford’s goal is to gain market share, but only if it does so profitably and without hefty incentives, says Mark Fields, president-The Americas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-pulling-itself-its-bootstraps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-pulling-itself-its-bootstraps#comments Public News & Analysis Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America U.S. Auto Makers Chrysler Ford General Motors Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Finance State of Industry: North America United Auto Workers (UAW) Vehicles & Technology Alan Mulally Ford Ford Fiesta Ford Focus General Motors Mark Fields One Ford Mon, 23 Nov 2009 13:00:00 +0000 8630 at http://wardsauto.com