WardsAuto editors spent July and August evaluating 29 vehicles in judging the inaugural 2016 Wards 10 Best UX competition. Winners will be honored Oct. 4 at the first Wards User Experience Conference in Novi, MI.
On the night of the autumnal equinox, General Motors unveiled the all-new '18 Chevrolet Equinox CUV at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. Springing from a new architecture and weighing 400 lbs. less than the current model, the midsize ute will go on sale next spring, and a 1.6L diesel 4-cyl. is promised for a summer arrival.
From a console pad for storing and charging a smartphone to a pickup truck cargo bed that doubles as an audio speaker, WardsAuto editors uncovered a plethora of surprise and delight features during Wards 10 Best UX testing....More
Winner profiles will appear on WardsAuto.com beginning Sept. 21, and honored automakers will receive their trophies on Oct. 4 at the WardsAuto User Experience Conference at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI.
The nascent Genesis brand's first redesigned vehicle, the G90 sedan, is a study in contrasts. Beautiful to look at, but very reminiscent of other luxury sedans. Its display screens and new V-6 are great, but its controls can be maddening.
There are many options for automakers when it comes to designing controls needed to operate the growing list of features. Here’s some things we’ve liked and disliked in our 2016 Wards 10 Best UX testing so far....More
The Russian auto industry is struggling, but many automakers are participating in this year's Moscow Auto Show, including AvtoVAZ (with its Lada brand), Hyundai, Ravon and Chinese manufacturers Geely, Changan, FAW and Dongfeng.
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.