There’s no change to the wheelbase, chassis or powertrains from the production Rapide for the one-off model. As a result, the car is street-legal and potentially could be produced in limited volume....More
The facility will not build small cars, as the government says it does not intend to relax its policy that only allows new manufacturing licenses to be issued to produce 1.8L or larger vehicles....More
The U.S. Department of Transportation, along with the EPA, last week suggested a possible dramatic increase in fuel efficiency, hinting it could order the industry to achieve the equivalent of 62 mpg in the next decade....More
The EU’s Council of Ministers has approved a detailed system in which specialty-car makers producing less than 100,000 vehicles annually can apply for an exemption from the CO2 mandate of 130 g/km....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.