The NHTSA investigators have asked Takata and VW for information about a side airbag in a '15 Tiguan that ruptured in June, an incident apparently unrelated to defects in Takata airbag inflators....More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's investigation follows two complaints about ARC airbag inflators received since December, and the agency says two known injuries are linked to the incidents....More
Some analysts speculate China’s refusal to certify the LG Chem and Samsung SDI battery packs is a response to South Korea’s decision to deploy the U.S.-built Terminal High-Altitude Aerial Defense missile system to guard the country against attacks by China....More
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.
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.