Toyota has been cool toward EV technology, believing fuel-cell vehicles offer a better long-term solution to global warming. But the No.1 hybrid maker nevertheless launched all-electric versions of the Scion iQ and RAV4 in 2012....More
Buyers of the base ’14 ILX will get upgraded leather seating, heated front seats, active noise cancellation and an 8-way power driver’s seat for $26,900, increasing the car’s price “a little (but) adding a lot more value,” Mike Accavitti says....More
As the WardsAuto Interiors Conference gets under way today, various sectors of the industry strive to deliver the newest technology, the cleanest fit-and-finish, the most advanced human-machine interface and the most comfortable seats at the best price....More
WardsAuto editors evaluated 46 vehicles this year as part of the Ward's 10 Best Interiors competition and came across numerous examples of beautifully applied stitching that enhanced the aesthetics in vehicles of all ranges.
Acura's new flagship sedan might be lacking in exterior styling, but the car is loaded with compelling technologies such as standard 4-wheel steering, a well-crafted interior and the brand's first direct-injection engine....More
New for ’14 will be a front-wheel-drive version of the MDX, brought about by requests from customers in warm-weather states, and a direct-injected 3.5L SOHC V-6, the same mill slated for the new ’14 RLX flagship sedan....More
Lexus’ new coupe, the RC, arrives with an angry double-trapezoid face, taut sheet metal, excellent chassis dynamics, bold colors and an excellent 467-hp V-8 that loves track day. This car is not a real-estate agent’s safe choice....More