In reporting 7.49 million deliveries through September, Toyota captured the title of No.1 global seller from Volkswagen, which has been rocked by its admission last month it cheated on diesel emissions tests....More
A spokesman says Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov endorses the tax break, as the automaker has suffered from the devaluation of the Russian ruble and an increase in the key rate of the Russian Central Bank....More
With the industry offering a plethora of dazzling, pleasing colors to appeal to everyone’s tastes, GM Korea has decided to offer special editions of four of its top Chevrolet models in dazzling black topcoat, including the wheels....More
Deliveries of medium- and heavy-duty trucks hit 38,053 during the month, compared with 37,054 in the prior year, with losses in classes 5 and 6 overriding small gains in the rest of the segments....More
The Association of European Businesses Automotive Industry Committee says year-to-date deliveries are down 33.0% at 1,192,723 units, and committee Chairman Joerg Schreiber says a poll of members indicates a full-year slide of 37%....More
Audi Russia’s sales for the first eight months of 2015 totaled 16,359 cars, down 29.4% year-on-year, WardsAuto data shows. Deliveries by rival luxury automakers BMW and Mercedes-Benz fell 21.1% and 8.6%, respectively, in the period....More
Toyota Thailand President Kyoichi Tanada predicts industrywide full-year volume will range from 760,000 to 770,000 units, with the automaker’s own sales totaling about 265,000, down from 280,000 previously....More
Toyota remained Australia’s top-selling brand with 16,594 deliveries in September for a 16.4% market share. But its year-to-date sales lead weakened slightly with its 9-month total edging down 0.9% to 149,653 units....More
Toyota Thailand, which tracks industrywide sales in the country, has cut its latest full-year sales forecast to 750,000-760,000 vehicles after revising its initial prediction of 920,000 to 800,000 in July....More
It’s becoming harder to fulfill light-truck demand, as sales have been at record levels in the past two months and September looks to be another strong month for the sector, Toyota’s Bill Fay says....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.