An unprecedented convergence of government and public interest in decreasing pollution has put more pressure on automakers to respond. In the past, the OEMs successfully lobbied to extend compliance deadlines....More
EVs face the same market hurdles in China as the U.S., so auto makers are turning to advanced-technology internal-combustion engines to meet emissions, fuel-economy and customer cost requirements....More
“I think you’ll see more cars using turbochargers,” one auto analyst says. “Other parts suppliers stand to benefit from upgrades to catalytic converters, so you’re talking about TRW, Honeywell and BorgWarner.”...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.