Drew Winter

Drew
Winter
Senior Editor,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
CD Players Not Dead Yet
The ability of the CD player, and the cassette player before it, to live long past their expected departure date should be a lesson to all technology forecasters.
Mini Announces Most Powerful Production Engine
This is the first John Cooper Works model built on the front-wheel drive global architecture Mini shares with the BMW Group.
VW Golf, Ford F-150 Named North American Car/Truck of Year
The awards are unique because, instead of being given out by a specific group or media outlet, they are chosen by 57 automotive journalists representing a wide variety of media, including WardsAuto, from the U.S. and Canada.
CUV Coupe, PHEVs and 9-Speed Coming from Mercedes
The ’16 GLE will be built at Mercedes’ plant near Tuscaloosa, AL.
2015 Winner: Hyundai 100-kW Fuel Cell 1
The importance of infrastructure was vigorously debated by WardsAuto editors before accepting the vehicle for testing. We decided every important new technology does not start with a supporting infrastructure in place.
2015 Winner: Mini 1.5L Turbocharged DOHC 3-cyl
What most impressed WardsAuto editors is the small engine’s peppy162 lb.-ft. of torque and its deep, resonant growl during acceleration, which gives it a lot of personality.
2015 Winner: Ford 1.0L EcoBoost DOHC DI I-3
No matter the price of our test vehicle, the 1.0L EcoBoost just isn’t an entry-level engine. It doesn’t drive like one, it doesn’t sound like one and there is nothing cheap about its engineering.
Despite Falling Gas Prices, CAFE Targets Unlikely to Change
The increasingly global nature of the auto industry and emissions regulations all but rule out major changes.
Ford Scores Three of Six Finalists in NACTOY Competition
The winners for Car of the Year and Truck/Utility of the Year will be announced in January during the first day of press days at the North American International Auto Show.
Self-Driving Tech Soaring But Conti Still Likes Brake Business
People are confusing automated driving with driverless driving, Continental officials say.
Chrysler Developing Cars That Become Your Friend
What makes tomorrow’s vehicles attractive to Millennials will be shaped by a new set of experiences, but a well-conceived user interface can cross almost all demographic boundaries.
Chrysler Developing Cars That Become Your Friend
What makes tomorrow’s vehicles attractive to Millennials will be shaped by a new set of experiences, but a well-conceived user interface can cross almost all demographic boundaries.
Mercedes Busts Into Another New Segment With GLA
With the GLK and CLA already succeeding, it would be ill-advised to bet against Mercedes muscling into yet another new segment.
Workers at U.S. Mercedes Plant Form UAW Local
The UAW already represents nearly 7,000 workers at Daimler plants in the U.S., including Daimler Trucks North America facilities in North Carolina.
The Next Generation of Heads Up Display - Outlook Conference, September 2014 
The third of WardsAuto's 2014 series of half-day conferences presenting insights and analysis of the automotive industry, deep dives into special topics, and live discussion with our panel of experts.
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