WardsAuto recognizes outstanding interior designs, fit-and-finish and comfort, applying the same proven model used to select Ward’s 10 Best Engines. The WardsAuto editorial staff selected the 10 winners from a field of 40 vehicles with new or significantly improved interiors.
Profiles of the 2012 Ward's 10 Best Interiors winners appear here and in the May issue of WardsAuto World magazine.
Escalating gas prices and high unemployment rates are causing many car buyers to downsize their vehicle purchases, while still wanting the same interior amenities to which they have grown accustomed, a J.D. Power study finds....More
The Center for Automotive Research at Stanford relies on a growing roster of sustaining supporters from the industry, including major players such as Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Chrysler, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, Robert Bosch and Delphi....More
The two companies argue global megatrends related to fuel economy, safety and autonomous driving are transforming vehicles and the auto industry, making their businesses more complementary than they may appear....More
Without solid backing on Wall Street, FCA may have trouble securing favorable credit for the estimated €50 billion needed to reach aggressive volume targets set last May for the Chrysler, Jeep and Alfa Romeo brands....More
Ultracaps, long considered too costly for widespread application in light vehicles, appear to be gaining traction – albeit ever so slowly – as electrification takes hold and automakers find the technology’s advantages harder to resist....More
Should the government publicize vehicle-performance data reported by manufacturers and used to identify potential safety defects? Are thousands of scattered eyes necessarily better than a single trained eye?...More