The Adam can be personalized in so many ways that few will look alike. There are 12 basic body colors painted as 2-tones, with 3-tones possible with some sporty models. Many trim elements can be switched over the course of ownership....More
No vehicle programs have been pulled or delayed as a result of Opel’s financial struggles or changes in upper management. “If you don’t have the products, you can’t execute,” says the auto maker’s top engineer....More
The auto makers appear ready to seal the deal on a platform-sharing plan for a Mazda- and Alfa-branded sports car, and neither side has been discouraged so far about the chances for further tie-ups....More
Some Volkswagen officials have called for Marchionne to resign his position as head of the trade group after disputes surrounding overcapacity issues and pricing in Europe intensified friction between the two camps....More
Chevrolet regional sales chief Susan Docherty believes GM has a “brand footprint that makes sense” in Europe. “Our brand portfolio is Opel/Vauxhall, Chevrolet and Cadillac, and each brand has to have distinct positioning.”...More
GMC unveils the Sierra HD All Terrain X, a Duramax turbodiesel-powered addition to the brand’s off-road trim lineup. The new Duramax in the Sierra and Silverado HDs produces 445 hp and 910 lb.-ft. of torque....More
Winner profiles will appear on WardsAuto.com beginning Sept. 21, and honored automakers will receive their trophies on Oct. 4 at the WardsAuto User Experience Conference at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI.
The new 2.0L and 2.5L engines represent the first time Porsche, which has a rich legacy of horizontally opposed piston engines, has developed one that combines turbocharging and only four cylinders....More
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.