When it comes to diesels, biofuels and hydrogen-powered fuel cells, there is clear disagreement among engineers. The issue of making engines capable of burning E85 ethanol is especially contentious....More
The decision raises questions for auto makers, including how to prevent owners of ’00 model and older cars from using E15, which can cause corrosion in gas lines not designed to accommodate the fuel....More
Quiet, supremely versatile and a joy to drive, the Pentastar is the best modern engine Chrysler has produced. It can carry a heavy load, including a massive piece of Chrysler’s product portfolio....More
The Leaf is the first electric vehicle to land on Ward’s 10 Best Engines list for its ability to pace highway traffic and accommodate five comfortably while producing zero emissions. Oh, and it’s a blast to drive....More
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
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.