Transmissions http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53457/more en Fiat 500X New Addition to U.S. Lineup http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/fiat-500x-new-addition-us-lineup <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fiat 500X designers leveraged cues from the flagship Fiat 500, including double headlamps and a trapezoidal nose.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/fiat-500x-new-addition-us-lineup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/fiat-500x-new-addition-us-lineup#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Fiat 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Automatic Collision Avoidance Exterior Gasoline Information & Entertainment Interior Manual Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:01:00 +0000 1163221 at http://wardsauto.com Mazda6 Refresh Conveys Brand Evolution, Automaker Says http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mazda6-refresh-conveys-brand-evolution-automaker-says <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mazda says NVH performance has been stepped up, with cabin noise reduced by 10% on rough roads and 25% on highways.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mazda6-refresh-conveys-brand-evolution-automaker-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mazda6-refresh-conveys-brand-evolution-automaker-says#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Mazda 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Automatic Collision Avoidance Exterior Interior Manual Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:00:00 +0000 1162481 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;16 Mazda6 receives new front grille with horizontal flow.</strong></p> Mazda Refreshes ’16 CX-5 CUV http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mazda-refreshes-16-cx-5-cuv <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mazda CX-5 LED taillamps and headlamps receive updates to new designs, while nine new colors have been added to the palette.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mazda-refreshes-16-cx-5-cuv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mazda-refreshes-16-cx-5-cuv#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Mazda 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Automatic Exterior Future Products Gasoline Interior Manual Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:00:00 +0000 1162041 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;16 Mazda CX-5 available with 2.0L or 2.5L Skyactiv 4-cyl. engine.</strong></p> Chrysler Aims to Recapture Magic With New ’15 300 Sedan http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chrysler-aims-recapture-magic-new-15-300-sedan <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chrysler seeks to replicate impactful design of original ’05 300 with new version. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chrysler-aims-recapture-magic-new-15-300-sedan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chrysler-aims-recapture-magic-new-15-300-sedan#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chrysler 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Automatic Exterior Gasoline Interior Wed, 19 Nov 2014 05:01:00 +0000 1160521 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Chrysler 300 receives updated sheetmetal, interiors.&nbsp;</strong></p> Mazda Takes Wraps Off All-New CX-3 CUV http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mazda-takes-wraps-all-new-cx-3-cuv <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mazda expects new CX-3 to become a core model in its global lineup when it goes on sale next year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mazda-takes-wraps-all-new-cx-3-cuv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mazda-takes-wraps-all-new-cx-3-cuv#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Mazda 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Automatic Exterior Gasoline Interior Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:00:00 +0000 1161241 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;16 Mazda CX-3 to be powered by 2.0L Skyactiv-G inline 4-cyl. engine</strong></p> Honda V-6 Part of Dying Breed http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v-6-part-dying-breed <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines: Under the Hood </div> <div class="node-body article-body">So why isn’t the industry giving us fantastic new naturally aspirated 6-cyl. engines? Blame CAFE. Engineering budgets can stretch only so far, and automakers have discovered a turbocharged 4-cyl. can deliver the same, if not better, performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v-6-part-dying-breed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v-6-part-dying-breed#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan Honda Automatic Fuel Economy Gasoline Product Development cylinder deactivation Fuel Economy Honda Accord i-VTEC midrange Pentastar single overhead cam SOHC VCM Ward's 10 Best Engines Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:49:00 +0000 1159641 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda Accord&rsquo;s 3.5L SOHC V-6 has dazzled <em>WardsAuto</em> editors with supreme smoothness, cool confidence, potent midrange.</strong></p> ’15 Honda Accord Touring 3.5L V-6 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-honda-accord-touring-35l-v-6 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Honda Accord's 278-hp 3.5L SOHC V-6, with impressive real-world fuel economy, looks for a third-straight Ward's 10 Best Engines honor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-honda-accord-touring-35l-v-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-honda-accord-touring-35l-v-6#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan Honda Automatic Fuel Economy Gasoline Product Development Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:48:00 +0000 1159701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Impressive fuel economy, for strong V-6.</strong></p> Subaru’s Boxer Turbo Fine Fit for WRX http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/subaru-s-boxer-turbo-fine-fit-wrx <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines: Under the Hood </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For the 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines competition, we have seven new or improved gasoline 2.0L turbo-4s among the 38 nominees to evaluate, and a number of them, including the WRX boxer, are drawing solid reviews from the judges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/subaru-s-boxer-turbo-fine-fit-wrx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/subaru-s-boxer-turbo-fine-fit-wrx#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Engines North America North America U.S. Japan Subaru Fuel Economy Gasoline Manual Product Development Turbocharger 4-cyl. turbo exhaust FA boxer Horsepower performance Subaru Forester Subaru WRX torque turbo-4 Ward's 10 Best Engines Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:24:00 +0000 1153911 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Several improvements allow Subaru WRX 2.0L boxer turbo to redline at 6,700 rpm, instead of 6,000 rpm in Forester CUV.</strong></p> Ram Plotting Own Lightweighting Course http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/ram-plotting-own-lightweighting-course <div class="node-body article-body">Ram CEO Bob Hegbloom doesn’t discount aluminum as a viable material for use in pickups, noting the Ram 1500 has had an aluminum hood for years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/ram-plotting-own-lightweighting-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/ram-plotting-own-lightweighting-course#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center North America U.S. Ram Aluminum Automatic Diesel Information & Entertainment Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:27:00 +0000 1150311 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Ram 1500 offers fuel-saving features such as diesel engine and 8-speed transmission.</strong></p> Challenger SRT Hellcat Fine Daily Driver http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/challenger-srt-hellcat-fine-daily-driver <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines: Under the Hood </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chrysler did a terrific job making this car perfectly acceptable for daily driving, which begs the question: Why does a daily driver need 707 hp?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/challenger-srt-hellcat-fine-daily-driver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/challenger-srt-hellcat-fine-daily-driver#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Engines North America North America - Regional U.S. Chrysler Dodge SRT Automatic Fuel Economy Gasoline Manual Product Development Supercharger 6.2L V-8 Challenger Charger Hellcat Hemi Ward's 10 Best Engines Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:22:00 +0000 1142431 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Hellcat is one thirsty feline.</p>