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
WardsAuto editors evaluated the 40 vehicles in October and November, driving to and from home, work, school, the hardware store and on weekend roadtrips. There is no instrumented testing. Vehicles must have a base price no higher than $62,000 to be eligible.
For the 23rd year in a row, top powertrain engineers from around the world gathered to celebrate the winners of the Wards 10 Best Engines competition. Trophies were awarded at a ceremony in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show.
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.