WardsAuto is named the best Premium website by the American Society of Business Press Editors, garnering the national gold award for excellence in the category for 2011.

Sister publication Ward’s AutoWorld nets a Silver Azbee in the Technical Article category for “Fiat Breathing Easy with MultiAir.”

Written by Senior Editor Tom Murphy, the article takes a deep-dive look at the innovative engine technology that is proliferating throughout the Fiat-Chrysler powertrain lineup. Read it here

Ward’s AutoWorld also lands a Midwest Gold award in Original Research category for its “Ward’s 10 Best Engines” package detailing the magazine’s annual awards given to auto makers with the best light-vehicle engines available in the U.S. market.

The package was written by staffers Tom Murphy, Drew Winter, Christie Schweinsberg, James Amend, Steve Finlay and Eric Mayne. See more here