Protectionism controversy breaks out in June as Argentina, like Brazil, tries to limit Mexico’s import cars in an effort to reduce its trade deficit with the country. Mexico balks with threats to appeal to the WTO....More
Volvo Australia pulled an ad for its V60 wagon after the Advertising Standards Board ruled the commercial should be modified or withdrawn, saying it gave an impression of “reckless speed” and “unsafe driving."...More
Class 8 sales powered the overall increase, although Class 5 also was a strong performer. Most Class 8 manufacturers posted gains, led by the Volvo Truck brand, up 70% from year-ago, followed by PACCAR’s Peterbilt, up 67.8%....More
Last year, Hyundai was the first automaker in the world to sell a vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Hyundai Vice Chairman Woong-chul Yang makes it clear the automaker plans to be a trailblazer in hybrids as well as fuel cells....More
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.