The supplier doubles its size and gains greater access to Europe, Asia and South America by way of its acquisition of ArvinMeritor’s body systems division, which includes roof systems, motors and electronics....More
Coupler sales this year, though slashed nearly 50% from last year’s peak, still are expected to reach nearly 500,000 units, giving the supplier control of almost 50% of the North American AWD market....More
Each vehicle nominated for Wards 10 Best Interiors is scored based on aesthetics and design harmony as well as materials, ergonomics, safety, comfort, value and fit-and-finish. Editors also test the user-friendliness of the human-machine interface.
Last year, Hyundai was the first automaker in the world to sell a vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Hyundai Vice Chairman Woong-chul Yang makes it clear the automaker plans to be a trailblazer in hybrids as well as fuel cells....More
A massive increase in Defender thefts has followed JLR’s January termination of the all-wheel-drive workhorse’s 67-year production run. Rural insurer NFU Mutual says more than 500 Defenders were stolen across the U.K. last year....More