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
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.