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
Tim Bajarin, a leading high-tech industry strategist, takes exception to results of a national online survey suggesting most female consumers would not be interested in driverless cars and, as a result, could prove an obstacle to market adoption....More
Mahle’s Energy Management Control system uses GPS data to “read” a known route and coordinate electric and ICE power so most of the EREV’s battery charge has been depleted when it arrives at its destination....More
Nissan’s VQ V-6, lauded since it came to the U.S. in 1994, has been heavily revised for the all-new Maxima sedan arriving now in showrooms. The automaker calls the VQ all-new as well, but many of the key specs carry over....More
CEO Mark Fields tells reporters at Ford’s new Silicon Valley R&D facility that an autonomous vehicle or driverless car will fit within the company's century-old tradition of offering affordable transportation....More