Luxury-segment cars typically launch new technologies before the features begin to show up in conventional mass-produced vehicles. So it’s no surprise that the new S-Class is studded with innovations, including 20 active safety features in the S550....More
DLLP is not considered a low-cost solution to meeting an auto maker’s crash requirements, but the business case made sense for GM under the tight timetable and given the alternative of an expensive redesign....More
One reason for growth is the cost of making night-vision cameras has fallen 50% in the last five years, and “will continue to come down,” says Stuart Klapper, managing director Autoliv Electronics Night Vision....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.