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Jan 03, 2014

What's Your Sine?3

There’s an opportunity for some automaker to revive the boulevard ride as a core characteristic of its brand....More
Dec 19, 2013

Watch Out for Fluidic Sculpture 2.02

With a strong new design language in place, Hyundai now has all the elements it needs to begin its strategy of increasing the value of its vehicles....More
Dec 10, 2013

Time to Get Off OPEC Oil

The shale-oil revolution has transformed petroleum and gas production in the U.S., but the story just keeps getting better....More
Nov 18, 2013

Ward’s 10 Best Engines Spec Sheet: Corvette 6.2L V-811

The new LT1 6.2L is one of four all-new, ground-up re-engineered small-block engines from GM that we’re driving this year, from trucks to sports cars....More
Nov 11, 2013

Ward’s 10 Best Engines Spec Sheet: Ram 3.0L Diesel

We’re driving six diesels this year for 10 Best Engines, but this is the only one found in a truck, the Ram 1500....More
Nov 08, 2013

Hyundai Sees Bright Future in Auto Steel1

Ultra-strong advanced steel alloys are expected to give new vehicles such as the ’15 Genesis luxury car an edge in crashworthiness, weight and cost....More
Oct 29, 2013

The Auto Industry’s Existential Threat

A study by the Transportation Research Board finds that every shared car eliminates 15 privately owned cars. Zip Car alone has removed over 150,000....More
Oct 22, 2013

Riding Shotgun in the ’14 Chevy Camaro Z/28

GM conducted the program on the Milford Road Course, a 2.9-mile (4.6 km) mile track that emulates parts of the Nurburgring and induces as many....More
Oct 16, 2013

Fiat 500e Passes Goalie-Bag Test

The rear seats fold flat, and the bag crams in lengthwise, with the goalie pads lying flat on top. The stick fits nicely with the blade in the front....More
Oct 14, 2013

Why Not a $76,000 Cadillac EV?

Until Cadillac brings to market something like the Elmiraj luxury concept it showed this summer at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, it looks....More
Oct 09, 2013

Aluminum Will Bury ‘Soda Can’ Image in 20146

Once Ford starts rolling out its massive marketing and training programs for the new F-150, expect it to finish the job Range Rover has started and....More
Sep 26, 2013

GM Sticking to New Weight-Watching Plan

The new Cadillac CTS with the base 2.0L turbocharged engine and 6-speed automatic transmission with rear-wheel-drive tips the scales at a sprightly 3....More
Sep 23, 2013

Subaru Defies All Logic1

Despite its successes, Subaru needs to resolve three key issues before it can move forward....More
Sep 13, 2013

What Happened to That GM 8-Speed Anyway?

The program had indeed been in flux at GM. More intriguing, however, is the fact that the automatic will not appear in the large pickups, SUVs and....More
Aug 30, 2013

GM Licking Its Chops on Eve of Large SUV Rollout1

And, holy smokes, is GM poised to cash in on their return. According to WardsAuto data, the auto maker boasts 71.8% of the segment and Chevy alone....More

Drew Winter

Drew Winter is Editor-in-Chief of WardsAuto World magazine and a Senior Editor at 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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