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Dec 05, 2012

A Look Back at Rear Ends

Rear-end styling doesn’t seem to be much of a design priority, yet it’s something motorists have no choice but to face in many driving situations....More
Nov 28, 2012

Mass-Produced Carbon Fiber Around the Corner

After 2015, carbon-fiber applications in the automotive industry are projected to grow 10% to 15% annually. Auto makers are racing to lock in a....More
Oct 31, 2012

Pontiac Getting New Rig – And Days Off

GM's Powertrain Engineering Development Center in Pontiac, MI, has had only one dynamic tilt stands for engine evaluation for more than a decade, but....More
Oct 05, 2012

Charbroiled Burgers Fire Up Diesel Prospects

Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, tells WardsAuto his organization will consider a similar research project....More
Sep 26, 2012

Car Sales Will Stop Growing, Eventually

In another decade or so, fully autonomous cars will become available, and one autonomous car will fulfill the needs of an entire household....More
Sep 21, 2012

1.0L EcoBoost 3-Cyl. Shockingly Quiet, Capable

The 1.0L EcoBoost isn’t just a cool engineering trick. Instead, it should excite us about the possibilities ahead. For those of us who still cherish....More
Sep 11, 2012

Next Ford F-150 Unlikely to Be All Aluminum

Aluminum clearly is poised for spectacular growth in automotive, but despite its advantages, price and volume limitations still rule it out as the....More
Sep 10, 2012

Ride Down Memory Lane

Some 750 prized vehicles, bikes and motorcycles produced before 1932 cruised the streets of Henry Ford’s historical wonderland to highlight an era....More
Aug 15, 2012

More Evidence Next Small-Block Remains OHV

This week, one more morsel fell from the GM Powertrain lunchtable: The next small-block, when it arrives (likely) sometime next year, will use Active....More
Jul 26, 2012

Dearborn Goes Geek-Town

The Maker Faire is a tech-fest, but it’s not just for geeks. Every visitor, no matter the IQ, will find something interesting here. The Maker Faire....More
Jun 13, 2012

Me, Myself and i Got Along Famously

The Mitsubishi "I" may not be selling well, but it accelerates and brakes smoothly, is comfortable and delivers competitive range. And range anxiety....More
May 09, 2012

Ram C/V Ready for Rock’n’Road

The Ram C/V's passenger compartment is extremely comfortable and ergonomic, borrowing directly from appointments in Chrysler’s best-selling minivans....More
Mar 09, 2012

Quattro Saves The Day

The quattro A6 had conquered the slippery trek with as much ease – and way more style – than the 4-wheel-drive trucks....More
Feb 16, 2012

Detroit, Not Chicago, Scores Tractor Unveiling

Truly, a lawn tractor in Detroit in January is about as useful as a snowplow in July....More
Jan 26, 2012

Baby, You Can Drive My Car

I’m grateful my kids view their licenses as a path to independence. They know it’s a privilege easily taken away....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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