Hitting a sales target is not the point. “I’m very patient,” Reuss says, noting GM has invested billions in the Volt. But he rejects the notion it was developed with government bailout funds. “This car doesn’t have any taxpayer money in it.”...More
The “Ecologic” sticker includes environmental aspects related to vehicle manufacturing and assembly; fuel-saving features; and how up to 85% of the vehicle’s weight can be recycled at the end of its lifespan....More
The all-new Wards 10 Best User Experiences competition drills deeply into the user-friendliness of vehicle systems designed to minimize distraction and frustration, prevent accidents and improve safety in neighborhoods and on the highway....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.
Under the terms of the settlement, the automaker’s assembly plant in Oshawa, an engine and transmission plant in St. Catharines and a parts depot in Ontario all will receive significant new investment....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.