The strategy of downsizing and ‘downspeeding’ – moving the torque curve lower in the rev range and using longer gear ratios to let the engine rev lower at a given vehicle speed – will be seen more and more....More
The terms “hybrid” and “fun-to-drive” rarely find themselves in the same sentence, but Ford engineers did it by listening to customers and delivering a new type of environmentally friendly driving experience....More
Marchionne says the elimination of Opel reduces by about 15% the possible synergies FCA and GM could achieve, but he still thinks a deal would be worth pursuing, even though he spotted one big negative the day of the sale’s announcement....More
With the upper luxury Phaeton now out of production, the new Arteon will take over at the head of Volkswagen's car lineup in most markets except China, where the recently introduced Audi A6-based Phideon will sit above it.
WardsAuto editors are evaluating about 30 vehicles as part of the 2017 Wards 10 Best Interiors competition. Today's gallery focuses on the '17 Kia Niro, a 5-passenger hybrid CUV with a sticker price of $32,445.