Government officials would like to see France’s auto industry emulate Germany’s by upgrading technology and quality; growing its presence in emerging markets; and forming a single organization representing OEMs and suppliers....More
The key to improving EV range is storing more energy in the battery, engineers say. While they are aiming to double today’s efficiency by mid-decade, scientists are working on new battery types, such as lithium-air and lithium-sulfur....More
An analysis of the PSA patents shows an emphasis on clean exhausts, diesel hybrids and improvements to stop/start technology, as well as crash-worthiness of the body-in-white and head-up displays....More
The new 2.0L and 2.5L engines represent the first time Porsche, which has a rich legacy of horizontally opposed piston engines, has developed one that combines turbocharging and only four cylinders....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.