The auto maker says the Saudi government has expressed its intention to initiate, develop and support the automotive industry and sees JLR as a potential partner in strengthening its industrialization plans....More
Due to growing demand for personal transportation and an increasing focus on manufacturing to sustain economic growth, the government says it wants the country to become an important car-building hub in the coming years....More
The regional driver, South Africa, has an established auto industry and is experiencing solid growth. It’s where the auto maker’s key Port Elizabeth assembly plant is located and its Sub-Saharan Africa operations are based....More
Because of poor roads and rural conditions in areas where demand for armored vehicles is on the rise, International Armoring mostly modifies SUVs, including the Range Rover, Toyota Land Cruiser and Chevy Suburban....More
Supporters of the anti-counterfeiting measure say it would protect auto makers’ intellectual-property rights, but critics contend the treaty violates legally protected freedom-of-speech principles....More
Renault's CEO predicts global industry sales will grow 4% this year but decline 3% to 4% in Europe and fall 7% to 8% in France. He says the auto maker intends to maintain its momentum in overseas markets such as Russia and Brazil....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.