The National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. closed its investigation of potential loss of steering in some '05-'11 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Marquis and Lincoln Town car sedans after the automaker said it would expand inspections of the discontinued models....More
The new LT1 6.2L is one of four all-new, ground-up re-engineered small-block engines from GM that we’re driving this year, from trucks to sports cars, and it’s safe to assume more variants will be coming in the future....More
GM’s new midsize pickups will be significantly different than their predecessors, offering greater fuel economy, capability, accessory choices and more attractive styling. “We think we will bring a lot of interest to the segment,” he says....More
Ford Performance Vehicles became wholly owned by Ford when the automaker purchased Prodrive's stake and moved FPV production to its Broadmeadows plant, just months before announcing it would end manufacturing in Australia by 2016....More
WardsAuto editors have been meeting with several auto makers to discuss their entries for the 2014 Ward's 10 Best Engines competition. Powertrain engineers from Nissan, Chrysler and Hyundai have visited WardsAuto offices in Southfield, MI, to talk technology.
The program’s goal is to turn agricultural and forestry byproducts into new materials that can be made into sustainable, durable green products for use in next-generation automobiles and building materials....More
“The human being is fantastic sensor and analyzer,” Klaus Kompass says. “He is probably the best we have today at analyzing a complete situation with the blink of an eye. We don’t have technical systems that can do that” yet....More
Some suppliers are investing in additional facilities because they are confident current production levels will be sustained and because they have exhausted most of their avenues to stretch available capacity....More
Some suppliers are investing in additional facilities because they are confident current production levels will be sustained and because they have exhausted most of their avenues to stretch available...
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