As Ward’s editors arrive in Traverse City, 34.5 mpg shows on the hybrid’s trip computer. It isn’t the advertised 40 mpg, but was 0.6 mpg ahead of a standard Optima. The Cadillac Escalade Hybrid manages 18.5 mpg....More
Foreign parts makers first set up shop in South America’s leading economy when it was an emerging market, but Brazil has grown in status and “is not a low-cost country anymore,” a top Bosch executive says....More
Aimed at answering the question, “How much faith can we put in technology?”, Sean McAlinden, CAR’s outspoken chief economist, starts out with a presentation sarcastically titled “Why Not 540 MPG?”...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.