Industry groups remain adamant over the need for a single, national fuel-economy standard, fearing a state-by-state patchwork of regulations would be too costly to auto makers, suppliers and dealers....More
Safety advocates want even tougher rules, and while the auto industry supports NHTSA’s proposal, manufacturers say data and analysis does not demonstrate a need for roof strength above 2.5 times....More
With 90.0% of all new-vehicle sales financed with credit, “it is crucial to our industry’s survival that consumers have the ability to borrow money,” the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers 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.