Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI. WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter announces the winners and calls auto maker representatives to the stage to accept their honors....More
Detroit's Cobo Center hosted the 2015 SAE World Congress last week. Some 11,000 engineers from 40 countries came to town for 1,500 technical presentations, more than a dozen topical panels and several keynote speeches.
Making big sedans relevant again, the refreshed Chrysler 300 carries over many of the styling cues, inside and out, that have made it a perennial contender, while integrating a number of meaningful improvements....More
The Chrysler 300 is much more than cool electronics. From the white-faced analog clock to the heated rear seats, the cabin is roomy, welcoming and luxurious. With the 300 and platform mate Dodge Charger, Fiat Chrysler kinda owns the big-car segment.
For the first time, five vehicles classified as trucks make our list. For the next two weeks, WardsAuto will present articles and photo galleries featuring the winners, some of the losers and other trends we spotted during the competition....More
Ford invests $1.3 billion in tooling and upgrades at its Kentucky Truck Plant to support production of the ’17 Super Duty pickup. The heavy-duty trucks join their light-duty siblings in getting aluminum bodies....More
Asian OEMs have tried to upset Detroit’s dominance in fullsize pickups. With a stout 5.0L V-8 from diesel specialist Cummins, a stylish and functional interior and impressive offerings for those who tow, Nissan may have a grip on this U.S.-centric market....More
In just 12 months, the West Midlands-based facility has moved from prototype production to full-scale manufacturing of more than 50,000 engines a year. The center builds the low-emissions Ingenium 2.0L diesel 4-cyl....More
Renault has spent the biggest portion of its €600 million 2014-2016 investment program on retrofitting the Palencia plant to the Common Modular Family platform on which the new Megane, Kadjar and Nissan Pulsar models are built....More
All future Volvo models will be based on just two platforms: Scalable Product Architecture for larger vehicles and Compact Modular Architecture for small cars. Volvo is jointly developing CMA with Geely in Sweden....More