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Nov 11, 2015

Car Sharing, Autonomous Cars, No Existential Threat1

There is one big problem with car-sharing services and the idea one self-driving car can serve the needs of an entire family: sharing is required....More
Nov 02, 2015

Silicon Valley’s Auto Brain Drain1

At a time when automakers and suppliers lament they have to struggle to find the talent they need, Silicon Valley knows how to deal with the problem....More
Oct 16, 2015

VW’s Dirty Deeds Overshadow Bosch Celebration

Bosch wanted to talk about its new research center, a massive hub in Germany that encourages engineers and students to set their minds free, but....More
Oct 05, 2015

VW, Audi Excluded From 10 Best Engines Testing3

Caught red-handed in a scheme that pollutes the environment, as well as its own corporate culture, the Volkswagen Group will be suspended from....More
Sep 21, 2015

The Prius Will Be OK1

Given today's slew of alternative-powertrain vehicles, some are busy writing the Prius's obituary. But there's no green model that has sold as well....More
Sep 16, 2015

Now Project Head, He Rethinks Business Chances of Google’s Self-Driving Cars1

John Krafcik, formerly of TrueCar, once was adamant the search-engine giant would not get too far into the autonomous-car business....More
Sep 14, 2015

Mapping the User Experience

Millions of consumers have formed a special bond with Apple’s user interface. Automakers want to emulate this kind of user experience, known as UX in....More
Aug 17, 2015

Death of an LT4, Or What You Didn't Read in My Cadillac CTS-V Review

I’m relatively satisfied the bug that blew the engine will not make it into production units. But it’s still an interesting story and deserves to be....More
Aug 14, 2015

Merge Those Powertrain Operations2

In the NAFTA market alone, GM, Ford and FCA will build nearly 9 million engines and 9 million transmissions this year. FCA estimates nearly 90% of....More
Aug 06, 2015

The World According to Tesla2

If you work at Tesla, which is valued at about $25 billion and sells just one very good luxury car, the possibilities must seem limitless....More
Jul 27, 2015

No Laughing Matter With Blinker Bozo at the Wheel1

To my chagrin – no, horror – I saw my right-turn indicator blinking monotonously, as it had to have been for the minimum of three miles (5 km) since....More
Jul 09, 2015

Autonomous Cars Will Need Ethics, Morals and NASCAR Mode3

It is easy to make autonomous vehicles drive in a more virtuous manner than humans, but this could make them vulnerable as they mix with conventional....More
Jun 26, 2015

A Place to Store, Track Your Classic

Construction of the M1 Concourse, a collection of private garages and a handling track, is under way in suburban Detroit, and the first 80 units are....More
Jun 15, 2015

Good News, Bad News Underlies Obama’s Failed EV Goal3

The Obama Admin. overestimated the potential of electric cars, but it also vastly underestimated how much conventional internal-combustion engines....More
Jun 04, 2015

Hang Up and Drive – And Get Off My Lawn13

When I see a vehicle drifting into my lane, or someone else’s lane, or over a curb on a busy street, or if an aimless vehicle corrects abruptly at....More
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Drew Winter

Drew Winter is Editor-in-Chief of WardsAuto World magazine and a Senior Editor at WardsAuto.com. He was won numerous awards for his work in both print and digital media and has been...

Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy is executive editor of WardsAuto World magazine, with an emphasis on technology and suppliers. He leads selection of the Ward’s 10 Best Engines and Ward’s 10 Best Interiors...
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