The X1 luxury CUV gets a major overhaul for ’16, becoming the first front-drive-based model for the U.S. market wearing a BMW badge. Huge interior improvements and a powerful turbo powertrain highlight the changes....More
Now in its second year, the Alcantara-sponsored International Symposium on Sustainability in Venice, Italy, is focusing on ways to make the automotive industry carbon-neutral. Alcantara CEO Andrea Boragno says his company could be a model....More
From the pavement-shaking might of V-8s in the Ford Shelby GT350 and Nissan Titan XD to all-new versions of the Toyota Prius and Chevrolet Volt, the 2016 pool of 31 nominees for Wards 10 Best Engines reflects OEMs’ divergent powertrain strategies....More
Eight editors are evaluating 31 vehicles with new or improved powertrains as part of the 2016 Wards 10 Best Engines competition. Winners will be announced Dec. 10 at the WardsAuto Outlook Conference in Birmingham, MI. This is the 22nd year for the competition.
The agreement includes tariff-elimination schedules and rules of origin for the automotive sector. It also details what proportion of an automobile or a part must be made in a partnership member country for duty reductions to apply....More