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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
Aug 12, 2013

Light-Duty Diesels Ready for Prime Time

The only thing wrong with diesels is the technology was invented in 1893. If it had been developed by Elon Musk last year, Congress would be....More
Jul 30, 2013

MyFord Touch Complaints Reach Absurd Levels2

Ford has been criticized for the problem-plagued MyFord Touch infotainment system, and rightly so, but lawsuits and drops in quality rankings are....More
Jul 26, 2013

Chevy Volt Educating Americans One Sale at a Time

Despite all the transparency with which GM developed the Volt, bringing journalists to its research and development campus to witness the car’s....More
Jul 24, 2013

Ram 3500: The Right Tool2

The dually Ram 3500 Tradesman makes light work out of hauling a pallet of bricks weighing nearly 3,000 lbs....More
Jul 18, 2013

How Cadillac, Lincoln Can Catch BMW and Mercedes

Staged assembly would work perfectly for both brands. It would allow them to custom build cars to customers’ whims and bring in new models as they....More
Jul 08, 2013

Google Will Not Become an Auto Maker3

There is no business model that would make sense for any Silicon Valley company to start building vehicles, no matter how innovative. The product....More
Jun 24, 2013

Electric Vehicles Not Sustainable8

The problem is the entire EV industry and infrastructure is being pushed by government mandates and subsidies, not by natural market demand....More
Jun 20, 2013

Diesel, Gasoline Reach Price Parity in Flyover Country2

Add behind-the-wheel kicks to the virtual elimination of the price difference between gasoline and diesel, at least in the Midwest, and the Chevrolet....More
Jun 13, 2013

Bosch Embracing Automated Vehicles

Bosch’s research in Palo Alto, CA, and Abstatt, Germany, centers on fusing together the capabilities of short-range radar, long-range radar, video....More
Jun 05, 2013

Auto Makers Gear Up for New Generation of Budget Brands1

It’s been a decade since Renault launched its successful low-cost Dacia Logan, aimed at first-time car buyers in emerging markets. Now other auto....More
May 31, 2013

Motor City Should Welcome Chinese Auto Makers1

Japanese auto makers put their headquarters on the West Coast. The Europeans put theirs on the East Coast. Wouldn’t it be smart for Michigan to....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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