Multimedia Library - Gallery http://wardsauto.com/media/gallery en ’17 Ram Power Wagon http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/17-ram-power-wagon <div class="node-body gallery-body">Drawing heritage cues from the first civilian Dodge off-roader introduced in 1946, the '17 Ram Power Wagon picks up design cues from the Ram 1500 Rebel and strength from a heavy-duty chassis and 6.4L V-8 hitched to a Borg Warner transfer case and beefy solid axles front and rear. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/17-ram-power-wagon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/17-ram-power-wagon#comments Public Test Drives Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:03:00 +0000 1785901 at http://wardsauto.com '18 Ford Expedition -- Chicago Auto Show http://wardsauto.com/technology/18-ford-expedition-chicago-auto-show <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><strong>Ford&#39;s new Expedition, due this fall, features somewhat softer exterior styling and a more luxurious touch inside (see related story .)</strong></p> </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/18-ford-expedition-chicago-auto-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/18-ford-expedition-chicago-auto-show#comments Public Materials Technology Tue, 07 Feb 2017 17:00:00 +0000 1776501 at http://wardsauto.com ’18 Lexus LC 500 and LC 500h http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-lexus-lc-500-and-lc-500h <div class="node-body gallery-body">Inside and out, the Lexus LC 500 and LC 500h hybrid cry out to be ogled, from the short overhangs, flared haunches and narrow, angular wrap-around headlamps and taillamps to the deeply chiseled interior door trim, deployable rear wing and a windshield with about as much slope as a bunny hill. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-lexus-lc-500-and-lc-500h" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-lexus-lc-500-and-lc-500h#comments Public Test Drives Tue, 07 Feb 2017 10:05:00 +0000 1769551 at http://wardsauto.com Harman’s Bedazzling User Experiences http://wardsauto.com/interiors/harman-s-bedazzling-user-experiences <div class="node-body gallery-body">Harman International Industries is putting more infotainment options on the menu. If you still think of car stereos when you hear the name Harman, you haven’t been paying attention. The company has transformed itself into a major supplier of connected infotainment technologies and software for automotive and consumer electronics. It recently presented a dazzling array of exhibits at its new North American headquarters in Detroit. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/interiors/harman-s-bedazzling-user-experiences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/interiors/harman-s-bedazzling-user-experiences#comments Public HMI Interiors Fri, 03 Feb 2017 09:58:00 +0000 1767221 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Instead of staring at traffic and bumpers, Harman Ambisonics&nbsp;can transport&nbsp;driver and passengers to natural locations such as deserted beaches.</strong></p> FCA US Mack Avenue Engine Plant http://wardsauto.com/engines/fca-us-mack-avenue-engine-plant <div class="node-body gallery-body">FCA invites journalists to build a Pentastar V-6 engine and tour its Mack Avenue Engine Plant in Detroit, where the automaker machines and assembles 1 million Pentastar V-6 powerplants annually for installation in everything from Ram pickups to Chrysler 300 sedans.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/fca-us-mack-avenue-engine-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/fca-us-mack-avenue-engine-plant#comments Public Engines Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:59:00 +0000 1764361 at http://wardsauto.com Adient's New Seating Concepts http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/adients-new-seating-concepts <div class="node-body gallery-body">Adient was created last year when industrial conglomerate Johnson Controls spun off its seat business. The new company claims to be the world’s largest seating supplier with 75,000 employees operating 230 manufacturing and assembly plants. It has been very busy coming up with ideas to showcase in the new year. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/adients-new-seating-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/adients-new-seating-concepts#comments Public Gated North American International Auto Show Interiors Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:18:00 +0000 1759231 at http://wardsauto.com Infiniti QX50 Concept Bows at 2017 NAIAS http://wardsauto.com/interiors/infiniti-qx50-concept-bows-2017-naias <div class="node-body gallery-body">The QX50, which uses a Mercedes platform but gets Infiniti's new variable-compression engine, takes the brand's Powerful Elegance design language to the next level with an interior that puts a bit more emphasis on the passenger.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/interiors/infiniti-qx50-concept-bows-2017-naias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/interiors/infiniti-qx50-concept-bows-2017-naias#comments Public Materials Interiors Technology Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:01:00 +0000 1756651 at http://wardsauto.com Celebrating 2017 Wards 10 Best Engines http://wardsauto.com/10-best-engines/celebrating-2017-wards-10-best-engines <div class="node-body gallery-body">For the 23rd year in a row, top powertrain engineers from around the world gathered to celebrate the winners of the Wards 10 Best Engines competition. Trophies were awarded at a ceremony in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/10-best-engines/celebrating-2017-wards-10-best-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/10-best-engines/celebrating-2017-wards-10-best-engines#comments Public 10 Best Engines 2017 Engines Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:10:00 +0000 1756731 at http://wardsauto.com 2017 NAIAS World Debuts http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2017-naias-world-debuts <div class="node-body gallery-body">Automakers used the North American International Auto Show in Detroit for world premieres of more than a dozen vehicles, some of them concepts. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2017-naias-world-debuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2017-naias-world-debuts#comments Public North American International Auto Show Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:13:00 +0000 1748161 at http://wardsauto.com Shots From the Floor: CES 2017 Las Vegas http://wardsauto.com/autonomous-vehicles/shots-floor-ces-2017-las-vegas <div class="node-body gallery-body">The anticipated arrival of self-driving cars has automakers rethinking interiors and how they will look and feel in the future, as seen in several concepts exhibited at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/autonomous-vehicles/shots-floor-ces-2017-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/autonomous-vehicles/shots-floor-ces-2017-las-vegas#comments Public Autonomous Vehicles Interiors Technology Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:16:00 +0000 1745671 at http://wardsauto.com