The auto maker favors Japan’s CHAdeMO design, which is at odds with the SAE proposal for a common connector for 240V and 480V charging. “We must not forget the remaining 95%” of the system, a top executive says....More
Ford adds a new 10-speed transmission and heavily reworked turbo V-6 to its aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup when the ’17 model arrives this fall. Efficiency, capability and weight savings are paramount....More
Each vehicle nominated for Wards 10 Best Interiors is scored based on aesthetics and design harmony as well as materials, ergonomics, safety, comfort, value and fit-and-finish. Editors also test the user-friendliness of the human-machine interface.
Last year, Hyundai was the first automaker in the world to sell a vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Hyundai Vice Chairman Woong-chul Yang makes it clear the automaker plans to be a trailblazer in hybrids as well as fuel cells....More
A massive increase in Defender thefts has followed JLR’s January termination of the all-wheel-drive workhorse’s 67-year production run. Rural insurer NFU Mutual says more than 500 Defenders were stolen across the U.K. last year....More