GENEVA – Automobiles Peugeot is counting on the new 407 unveiled here to sell 1.5 million units in the next seven years, but with an annual capacity of 300,000 units, the car could do even better....More
GENEVA – ItalDesign SpA takes center stage on the first day of the Geneva auto show press preview with a show car that combines the sleekness of a sports car with the hybrid powertrain technology of the Toyota Prius....More
FRANKFURT – Despite rumors to the contrary, sources say Martin Smith did not resign as executive director-design at Adam Opel AG to head up Ford of Europe Inc.’s design operations because he was passed over for Wayne Cherry’s job at General Motors Corp. last year....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.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says a proposed 20% cap on dealer sales of add-on insurance products more likely would transfer wealth from dealerships to insurers than reduce prices for consumers....More