Multimedia Library - Gallery http://wardsauto.com/media/gallery en 2016 Wards 10 Best Engines: By the Numbers http://wardsauto.com/10-best-engines/2016-wards-10-best-engines-numbers <div class="node-body gallery-body">A look at all the vital statistics for this year's 10 Best Engines winners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/10-best-engines/2016-wards-10-best-engines-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/10-best-engines/2016-wards-10-best-engines-numbers#comments Public 10 Best Engines 2016 Engines Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:32:00 +0000 1452741 at http://wardsauto.com <p>(prius engine - close up)</p> '16 Mini Clubman http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-mini-clubman <div class="node-body gallery-body">Along with its substantial footprint, the new Clubman is tasked with a more important role in the Mini hierarchy. Previously it was a slightly roomier variant of the Hardtop hatchback. The new Clubman is billed as the marque’s flagship and it is charged with taking the whole brand further upmarket in the premium small-car space. Mini officials say this segment is a key growth area. (See related story: Mini Launches Huge New Flagship).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-mini-clubman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-mini-clubman#comments Public Test Drives Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:00:00 +0000 1447111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Price starts at $25,000 but fully loaded versions will approach $40,000. &nbsp;</strong></p> '16 Cadillac CT6 http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-cadillac-ct6 <div class="node-body gallery-body">In many ways, the remarkable aspects of the CT6 are hidden behind the sheet metal, such as the 13 complex lightweight aluminum castings that make the CT6 so nimble; the patent-worthy joining of aluminum and steel structural components; and the Magnetic Ride Control that counteracts road imperfections and body roll and keeps the sedan absolutely buttoned down on winding, mountain roads.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-cadillac-ct6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-cadillac-ct6#comments Public Test Drives Tue, 26 Jan 2016 13:00:00 +0000 1453151 at http://wardsauto.com A Look at Automaker TV Ad Spending in 2015 http://wardsauto.com/industry/look-automaker-tv-ad-spending-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Automotive ad spending, tracked for WardsAuto by iSpot.tv in our weekly Most Engaging Auto Ads ranking, rose markedly last year. Here's a look at the key data and ad-market highlights for all of 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/look-automaker-tv-ad-spending-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/look-automaker-tv-ad-spending-2015#comments Public Industry Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:29:00 +0000 1451071 at http://wardsauto.com '16 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-toyota-rav4-hybrid <div class="node-body gallery-body">The RAV4 Hybrid largely follows the exterior appearance of the non-hybrid RAV. Its interior, like the entire RAV4 lineup for '16, gets more soft-touch materials and some intriguing color.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-toyota-rav4-hybrid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-toyota-rav4-hybrid#comments Public Test Drives Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:34:00 +0000 1436181 at http://wardsauto.com 2016 Wards 10 Best Engines Celebration http://wardsauto.com/10-best-engines/2016-wards-10-best-engines-celebration <div class="node-body gallery-body">Nearly 600 powertrain engineers packed a ballroom at the Renaissance Center Marriott in Detroit on Wednesday for the 22nd annual Wards 10 Best Engines celebration.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/10-best-engines/2016-wards-10-best-engines-celebration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/10-best-engines/2016-wards-10-best-engines-celebration#comments Public 10 Best Engines 2016 Engines Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:02:00 +0000 1445331 at http://wardsauto.com Buick Avista Concept Car http://wardsauto.com/industry/buick-avista-concept-car <div class="node-body gallery-body">Buick Avista concept car easily one of the North American International Auto Show’s most buzzworthy introductions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/buick-avista-concept-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/buick-avista-concept-car#comments Public Industry North American International Auto Show Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:01:00 +0000 1445341 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Buick Avista Concept Car</strong></p> 2016 NAIAS Shots From the Floor http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2016-naias-shots-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body">Scenes from press days at this year's North American International Auto Show. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2016-naias-shots-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2016-naias-shots-floor#comments Public 2016 Special Report North American International Auto Show Engines Interiors Technology Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:00:00 +0000 1443801 at http://wardsauto.com 2016 NAIAS World Debuts http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2016-naias-world-debuts <div class="node-body gallery-body">World debuts include the Lincoln Continental, GMC Acadia, Acura Precision Concept, Mercedes E-Class sedan, Lexus LC 500 coupe and Buick Avista concept.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2016-naias-world-debuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2016-naias-world-debuts#comments Public North American International Auto Show Wed, 13 Jan 2016 12:33:00 +0000 1443141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lincoln Continental surrounded by press at NAIAS.</strong></p> 2016 NACTOY Finalist Pros and Cons http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2016-nactoy-finalist-pros-and-cons <div class="node-body gallery-body">WardsAuto editor Drew Winter has been a juror for the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards for well over a decade. In addition to evaluating the latest models for NACTOY, he also is a judge for the Wards 10 Best Engines and 10 Best Interiors competitions. Here is his take on the six NACTOY finalists. (See Related story: </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2016-nactoy-finalist-pros-and-cons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-american-international-auto-show/2016-nactoy-finalist-pros-and-cons#comments Public North American International Auto Show Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:12:00 +0000 1440321 at http://wardsauto.com