Expanding transmission assembly in Romania is good news for Daimler’s 13-month-old plant in neighboring Hungary, which produces Mercedes B-Class cars and the new CLA. Sourcing from Romania shortens logistics distance....More
Given its recent history, it’s almost unimaginable that Mazda finds itself on track to report a ¥45 billion profit for the fiscal year ended March 31 and, if analysts are correct, set to double earnings for fiscal 2013 and possibly triple them in 2014....More
Fiat could use a quick infusion of cash to complete its takeover of Chrysler, observers have noted. However, CEO Sergio Marchionne may be more interested in selling parts arm Magneti Marelli than Alfa....More
The Spin faces a tough challenge as Chevrolet looks to carve out a place in the country’s B-size MPV sector, but the brand has been pitching into new segments over the last couple of years with success....More
The ’13 sedan and coupe brought about a number of changes to the Japanese auto maker’s U.S. manufacturing processes, ranging from a new 200-ft.-long stamping press at Marysville to a new transmission assembly line for Russells Point....More
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.