Wards Intelligence - Automotive Industry News, Data and Statistics https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/rss.xml en Auto Tech Check – ‘19 Kia Forte EX https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/auto-tech-check-19-kia-forte-ex <div class="node-body article-body">For its ’19-model redesign, Kia refreshed the sheet metal and enlarged the cabin and cargo room but kept aspects that made the Forte a formidable competitor to rivals, including a useful and intuitive center console display and the straightforward UVO infotainment system.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/auto-tech-check-19-kia-forte-ex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/auto-tech-check-19-kia-forte-ex#comments Premium Technology Android Auto Apple CarPlay Harmon Kardon Kia Forte SiriusXM UVO eServices Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:30:00 +0000 2541691 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com <p><strong>For the few compact-sedan shoppers still out there, with its sporty exterior, class-leading interior and loads of standard and helpful tech feature, the Kia Forte is hard to beat.</strong></p> As Hype Peaks, Fears of AI Winter Emerge https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/hype-peaks-fears-ai-winter-emerge <div class="node-body article-body">Much of the hype can be traced to bold, public promises from automakers such as Tesla and General Motors to field self-driving cars under aggressive timelines.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/hype-peaks-fears-ai-winter-emerge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/hype-peaks-fears-ai-winter-emerge#comments Premium Technology Artificial Intelligence Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:59:00 +0000 2541681 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com <p><strong>For AI&rsquo;s sake, pump brakes on AV hype, IBM Watson executive says.</strong></p> South America Vehicle Production, March 2019 https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/south-america-vehicle-production-march-2019 <div class="node-body datasheet-body">South America vehicle production by manufacturer and country for total vehicles and light vehicles for March 2019. </div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/south-america-vehicle-production-march-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Premium Market Analysis Monthly Production - General Argentina Brazil Monthly Production South America South America - Regional Venezuela Argentina Brazil Venezuela Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:54:00 +0000 2541671 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com Avis In-App Parking Partnership Helps Business Travelers, Businesses and the Rental Car Company’s Bottom Line https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/avis-app-parking-partnership-helps-business-travelers-businesses-and-rental-car-company-s <div class="node-body article-body">In an era of rising ride-hail usage by business travelers, Avis is innovating to make life easier for road warriors and their companies – and gain lost market share.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/avis-app-parking-partnership-helps-business-travelers-businesses-and-rental-car-company-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/avis-app-parking-partnership-helps-business-travelers-businesses-and-rental-car-company-s#comments Premium Technology Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:30:00 +0000 2541641 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com <p><strong>To help business travelers, the Avis smartphone app adds the ability to find, reserve and prepay for parking in addition to services such as selecting a vehicle and finding gas stations.</strong></p> Departure of Co-Founder Won’t Derail Byton, CEO Says https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/markets/departure-co-founder-won-t-derail-byton-ceo-says <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In an exclusive interview, Byton CEO Daniel Kirchert says launch of the M-Byte battery- electric vehicle is on track, and fund-raising efforts continue to draw investors to the Chinese BEV start-up.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/markets/departure-co-founder-won-t-derail-byton-ceo-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/markets/departure-co-founder-won-t-derail-byton-ceo-says#comments Premium Markets Propulsion Electrified Vehicles Business Strategy Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:38:00 +0000 2541651 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com <p><strong>Byton won&rsquo;t miss a beat as result of departure of its co-founder, CEO Kirchert says.</strong></p> North America Light-Vehicle Production Down 4.6% in March https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/market-analysis/north-america-light-vehicle-production-down-46-march <div class="node-body article-body">Results were mixed across the region, resulting in a loss of production.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/market-analysis/north-america-light-vehicle-production-down-46-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/market-analysis/north-america-light-vehicle-production-down-46-march#comments Premium Market Analysis Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:17:00 +0000 2541661 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com South America Vehicle Production, February 2019 https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/south-america-vehicle-production-february-2019 <div class="node-body datasheet-body">South America vehicle production by manufacturer and country for total vehicles and light vehicles for February 2019. </div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/south-america-vehicle-production-february-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Premium Market Analysis Monthly Production - General Argentina Brazil Monthly Production South America South America - Regional Venezuela Argentina Brazil Venezuela Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:45:00 +0000 2541631 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com Renault, Nissan Form China R&D JV https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/renault-nissan-form-china-rd-jv <div class="node-body article-body">The Alliance Innovation Lab Shanghai will focus on autonomous driving, connected vehicles and electric vehicles. 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General Canada Mexico Monthly North America North America - Regional Production U.S. Canada Mexico U.S. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:56:00 +0000 2541601 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com No Simple Solutions for Preignition and Superknock https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/propulsion/no-simple-solutions-preignition-and-superknock <div class="node-body article-body">Experts agree there’s a problem with low-speed preignition in small-displacement, boosted engines, but they lack a consensus on a solution.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/propulsion/no-simple-solutions-preignition-and-superknock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/propulsion/no-simple-solutions-preignition-and-superknock#comments Premium Propulsion Engines Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:24:00 +0000 2541571 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com <p><strong>Pennzoil&rsquo;s synthetic is an example of SN Plus motor oil designed to prevent engine-damaging LSPI.</strong></p> Germany Vehicle Sales, March 2019 https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/germany-vehicle-sales-march-2019 <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Germany vehicle sales by vehicle type and company for March 2019. </div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/germany-vehicle-sales-march-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Premium Market Analysis Monthly Sales - General Germany Monthly Sales Germany Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:32:00 +0000 2541561 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com Canada Becoming Automated Vehicles Development Hub https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/canada-becoming-automated-vehicles-development-hub <div class="node-body article-body">Kelly Daize, director of Invest Ottawa’s autonomous-vehicle program, says the city’s new test track will benefit from local IT expertise and, as the federal capital, access to policy-making officials and politicians as they devise CAV regulations.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/canada-becoming-automated-vehicles-development-hub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/canada-becoming-automated-vehicles-development-hub#comments Premium Technology Autonomy Fri, 12 Apr 2019 17:27:00 +0000 2541551 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com <p><strong>Ottawa test facility includes extensive telecommunications infrastructure.&nbsp;</strong></p> Auto Tech Check – ʼ19 Mazda CX-9 Signature https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/auto-tech-check-19-mazda-cx-9-signature <div class="node-body article-body">The Mazda CX-9’s posh interior, sleek sheet metal and zoom-zoom performance make it a top pick among three-row crossovers, and its infotainment and ADAS tech also don’t disappoint.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/auto-tech-check-19-mazda-cx-9-signature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/auto-tech-check-19-mazda-cx-9-signature#comments Premium Technology Aha Android Auto Apple Buick CarPlay CX-9 Mazda Nissan Pandora Pathfinder Slacker WardsAuto Yelp Fri, 12 Apr 2019 17:00:00 +0000 2541521 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com <p><strong>More than just a pretty face and solid performer, the Mazda CX-9 stacks up against the competition tech-wise.</strong></p> France Vehicle Sales, March 2019 https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/france-vehicle-sales-march-2019 <div class="node-body datasheet-body">France vehicle sales by vehicle type and company for March 2019. </div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/france-vehicle-sales-march-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Premium Market Analysis Monthly Sales - General France Monthly Sales France Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:39:00 +0000 2541541 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com Honda Neutral in DSRC Versus 5G LTE Debate for V2X https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/honda-neutral-dsrc-versus-5g-lte-debate-v2x <div class="node-body article-body">Honda, along with General Motors, Toyota and Nissan, is a proponent of DSRC, while Audi and Ford favor 5G LTE.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/honda-neutral-dsrc-versus-5g-lte-debate-v2x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/technology/honda-neutral-dsrc-versus-5g-lte-debate-v2x#comments Premium Technology ADAS Connectivity Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:41:00 +0000 2541531 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com <p><strong>Honda&#39;s Sue Bai speaks at 2019 SAE WCX.</strong></p> Canada Big-Truck Sales Up 18.6% in March https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/market-analysis/canada-big-truck-sales-186-march <div class="node-body article-body">Double-digit gains were posted by Classes 6, 7 and 8 while losses were recorded by Classes 4 and 5.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/market-analysis/canada-big-truck-sales-186-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/market-analysis/canada-big-truck-sales-186-march#comments Premium Market Analysis Wed, 10 Apr 2019 19:49:00 +0000 2541511 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com U.S. Class 8 Sales Up 22.2% in March https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/market-analysis/us-class-8-sales-222-march <div class="node-body article-body">A 12.5% March gain left U.S. big truck sales up 12.7% for 2018.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/market-analysis/us-class-8-sales-222-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/market-analysis/us-class-8-sales-222-march#comments Premium Market Analysis Wed, 10 Apr 2019 19:49:00 +0000 2541501 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com U.S. SAAR History by Month, 1980-current https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/us-saar-history-month-1980-current <div class="node-body datasheet-body">U.S. vehicle sales SAAR (seasonally adjusted annual rates) by vehicle type and source by month for 1980-current.</div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/us-saar-history-month-1980-current" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Premium Markets Annual Sales - General Sales seasonally adjusted annual rates U.S. U.S. Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:14:00 +0000 53209 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com Canada Truck Sales by Company by GVW, March 2019 https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/canada-truck-sales-company-gvw-march-2019 <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Canada truck sales by company, brand, and weight class for March 2019. </div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/canada-truck-sales-company-gvw-march-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Premium Market Analysis Monthly Sales - Trucks by GVW Canada Monthly RS3S Sales Canada Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:05:00 +0000 2541491 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com Canada Truck Sales by Weight Class, March 2019 https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/canada-truck-sales-weight-class-march-2019 <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Canada truck sales by weight class, source, and company for March 2019. </div> <p><a href="https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/canada-truck-sales-weight-class-march-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Premium Market Analysis Monthly Sales - Trucks by GVW Canada GVW Monthly Sales Canada Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:02:00 +0000 2541481 at https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com U.S. Truck Sales by Company by GVW, March 2019 https://subscribers.wardsintelligence.com/datasheet/us-truck-sales-company-gvw-march-2019 <div class="node-body datasheet-body">U.S. truck sales by company, brand, and weight class for March 2019. 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