The automaker says it is sharpening its incentive plan on fullsize pickups to target specific sectors over the next 90 days, and it says the full ramifications of its new Giorgio car/CUV architecture are “yet to be seen.”
Dealers spend a lot of money on facilities, service and sales training and inventorying cars and trucks. Those are costs manufacturers would have to carry on their books if they insist on direct sales, Jeff Carlson says.
Nearly all infotainment systems look alike, Pocketsquare Design co-founder Dave Lyon says, meaning car manufacturers are missing an opportunity to wow buyers and establish distinctive brand identities.
There are many options for automakers when it comes to designing controls needed to operate the growing list of features. Here’s some things we’ve liked and disliked in our 2016 Wards 10 Best UX testing so far.
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.