DETROIT – Celebrating the 50th anniversary of importing its first road car to the U.S., Ferrari SpA unveils its all-new 612 Scaglietti, the company’s replacement for its discontinued 456 4-seat coupe....More
DETROIT – Lexus promises the hybrid-powered version of its RX 330 cross/utility vehicle and the ’06 GS sports sedan, both unveiled at the Detroit auto show Tuesday, will take the brand in a new direction....More
DETROIT – Mazda Motor Corp.’s MX-Micro Sport concept cross/utility vehicle shown at the North American International Auto Show already is slated for production, says Stephen Odell, senior managing executive officer....More
DETROIT – More advertisements, new services and rising consumer familiarity is increasing the number of subscribers to General Motors Corp.’s OnStar telematics subsidiary, the company’s top executive says....More
Any problems Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. had with the launch of its much-hyped ’04 Titan fullsize pickup truck now are being fixed, says Jed Connelly, Nissan senior vice president-sales and marketing....More
DETROIT – Ricardo Inc., developer of the 7-speed transmission for Chrysler Group’s ME412 supercar concept unveiled at the auto show here, says it is looking for possible partners to produce dual-clutch gearboxes in volume....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.