The auto maker experienced more difficulties than most, because of the size and complexity of its vehicle lineup. But most options considered to reduce its exposure to future natural disasters proved neither cost-effective nor practical....More
The problem with hybrids is “we lack technology in engine areas,” says the director of the Automotive Research Institute at Tsinghai University. “The core control technology comes from Delphi, Bosch and Denso.”...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.