Swiss-born Bob Lutz, who is retiring, may not be soft-spoken, but he’s not a pessimist. “Opel will again be the engine of profitability for General Motors,” he tells the media in a farewell address....More
A fleet of prototype Cee’d hybrids will undergo testing in Europe and North America. The vehicle employs a 1.6L Gamma gas engine, 15 kW (20 hp) electric motor, continuously variable transmission and stop-start system....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.