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Nov 18, 2014

The Buck Stops Here

Public education about avoiding car-deer collisions won’t be supplanted anytime soon by safety technology more sophisticated than the seatbelt and....More
Nov 04, 2014

Cheap Gas Worries Auto Industry

A very senior Toyota executive told me that if gasoline prices are around $3 a gallon in 2018, the company will not be able to meet CAFE regulations....More
Oct 24, 2014

Driving in Greece Stressful, But Worth It

The islands are lovely to visit, but be prepared for narrow winding roads with few guardrails to protect the buses, ATVs, scooters, cars and....More
Oct 22, 2014

Welcome to ‘Virtual Cockpit’

Unlike most systems now widely used, the Audi TT eliminates the display screen mounted in the center stack or above it....More
Oct 15, 2014

Got You Covered

I thought efforts to limit distracted driving were spreading. Standing intact, however, is the apparent belief one can’t enjoy listening to Tom Petty....More
Sep 17, 2014

Safety Shouldn’t Be Disabled

All vehicle safety technologies, be they old like seatbelts or new like lane-departure warning, should be mandatory, not optional....More
Sep 08, 2014

Honda’s Showing Some Fighting Spirit

After recent years of lengthier lifecycles, Honda is taking a page from competitors, and its own history, by bringing a new Civic out earlier than....More
Aug 25, 2014

Finally, Voice of Reason

The concept of an autopilot is not new, particularly in aerospace. But Owens notes even the airline industry has never crossed that threshold by....More
Aug 08, 2014

Why 707 Horsepower Is Not Enough

Ford, GM and Chrysler still are racing to be green. They just plan to burn a little rubber on the way to the finish....More
Aug 05, 2014

Mercedes Diesel Does It

We drove a Mercedes' M-Class diesel to the annual Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, MI. Our verdict: Diesel does it....More
Jul 21, 2014

New for ’20: The HALcat

Engines are becoming more potent as the self-driving car keeps evolving. Will the smart cars of the future use their horsepower for good and not evil?....More
Jul 14, 2014

GM’s Do-Over of Chevy Malibu Gets It Right

The eAssist hybrid system is gone, replaced by a silky smooth, remarkably quiet stop/start system....More
Jul 11, 2014

Vintage Car Owners Line Up for Fuel

“This is the greatest day ever!” declares Thomas Semaan, whose ’80 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray fueled up for a mere $8.60 instead of the $38 he would....More
Jun 27, 2014

The Disconnect With Electric Cars

Automakers have spent billions of dollars, euros, and yen and won to produce EVs and FCVs, fervently hoping they’ll earn a return on that investment....More
Jun 26, 2014

Please, Just Leave Me Alone

Automakers want to know where you go and how often you go there...to make your life easier. Yeah, right....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...

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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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