Drew Winter

Drew
Winter
Senior Editor,
WardsAuto

Drew is editor of WardsAuto World magazine and writes about a variety of issues.

Articles
AAM Touts New Fuel-Saving Driveline Tech
The EcoTrac system eliminates up to 80% of AWD parasitic drag by disconnecting most of the friction-producing driveline parts when it is not necessary to have all four wheels engaged.
Future of Powertrain Becoming Clearer 11
Hello, turbochargers and advanced injection systems; goodbye, V-8s, torque converters and cast iron.
Hyundai Genesis to Offer World’s First Interior CO2 Monitor
Hyundai engineers say elevated CO2 levels created by occupant respiration inside the vehicle cabin can cause drowsiness and slow reaction times.
Hyundai Presents First Look at Next-Gen Genesis
The new car is the first to use Hyundai's second-generation Fluidic Design language, which translates into a more coupe-like appearance for the 4-door model.
Johnson Controls Sees Opportunity in Low-Cost Hybrids
The battery supplier’s micro-hybrid systems are expected to go into production in 2017 or 2018 in Europe, with global adoption starting after 2020.
GM Rolls Out Serious Luxury Pickup Contenders 4
Excellent vehicle dynamics, upscale interiors and dazzling 6.2L V-8 put Chevy and GMC pickups on equal ground with Laramie Longhorn and King Ranch.
’14 GM Luxury Pickups
Thanks to underlying engineering and design strengths, the new Chevy and GMC trucks are fully capable of going head-to-head with Ford and Ram rivals.
Range Rover Sport Stands Out in Luxury CUV Segment
In a world where even the most sophisticated CUVs are starting to resemble minivans, the Range Rover Sport is happy to crawl over boulders, wallow in mud or wade through the country club pool if necessary.
'14 Range Rover Sport
The '14 Range Rover Sport shares the flagship's all-aluminum body and wheelbase, but is shorter, lower and more affordable.
Future Auto Industry to Have Fewer Platforms, New Growth Markets
The spotlight on the fast-growing markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China will move to a new set of fast-rising economies.
'14 Mercedes S-Class Massaging Seats
Mercedes' new flagship uses 14 air cushions combined with ultra-quiet compressors and advanced electronics to deliver comfort in its most highly evolved form.
Lanxess Touts Plastics, Lightweighting, in Detroit 
So far, the chemical supplier’s U.S. expansion is going well. The output for its new North Carolina compounding plant is sold out for the rest of the year.
Honda Shows Off New Pedestrian Detection System
Honda’s experimental systems use DSRC, a wireless bandwidth specifically designed for future vehicle-to-vehicle and related communications.
Eaton Sees Supercharger, Valve Business Growing
One of Eaton’s hottest products now is lightweight, hollow engine valves. While not a new concept, they help optimize combustion and the operation of today’s sophisticated valve trains.
Chrysler Taking Gradual Steps Toward 2025
Chrysler’s top powertrain engineer says buyers of two of the auto maker’s most popular vehicles rate the importance of fuel economy ninth and 19th.
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