WardsAuto editors gather for final judging conference to select winners.
Editors Drew Winter (behind wheel) and Jim Irwin test drive 400-hp Infiniti Q50, a two-time award winner.
GM's Mike Siegrist talks with Irwin and Winter about attributes of 1.6L diesel in Chevy Equinox.
GM's Tim Grewe discusses Chevy Bolt EV propulsion system.
Editor Bob Gritzinger test driving Bolt.
Editors Tom Murphy and James Amend with Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid.
Amend spending quality time with 3.0L turbo-6 in BMW X3.
Honda Civic Type R instrument panel shines brightly at startup.
Toyota powertrain engineers proud of Camry Hybrid, a winner this year.
Toyota's Heraldo Stefanon discusses Camry Hybrid powertrain with editors Christie Schweinsberg and Gritzinger.
Masashi Hakariya, chief engineer for Toyota's 2.5L A25A engine.
Editor Steve Finlay behind wheel of Infiniti Q50 with 3.0L twin-turbo V-6.
Schweinsberg paying attention to NVH in BMW 530e plug-in hybrid.
Gritzinger plugging in Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid.
Amend and Gritzinger stand guard over WardsAuto charging station at Southfield, MI, offices.
Amend losing patience in line at Starbucks.
With mocha in hand, Amend ready to test drive Hyundai Elantra Eco.
Editors Finlay, Winter, Schweinsberg, Irwin and Murphy in front of Infiniti Q50.
Editor Dave Zoia ponders off-road adventure in Ford F-150 Raptor.
Hyundai engineers Nahm Roh Joo (from left), Chulho Yu, Bill Ickes, John Juriga and Mark Bourcier present several powertrains for contention this year.
Irwin behind wheel of Bolt.
Murphy lobbied unsuccessfully for Impreza's 2.0L 4-cyl. boxer.
Gritzinger and Murphy alongside Audi RS3, with 400-hp 2.5L 5-cyl.
Amend reaches for GoPro in Mazda CX-9.
Schweinsberg impressed by 2.0L turbo-4 in Jaguar XF, a winner this year.
Murphy sizes up 2.7L twin-turbo V-6 in Ford F-150, a winner this year.
Amend disappointed with fuel economy from 2.0L turbo-4 in VW Passat.
Schweinsberg at the tiller with Murphy (from left), Gritzinger and Winter riding along.
Murphy smitten with winning 5.0L V-8 in Ford Mustang GT.
Amend impressed with Volvo XC60 PHEV.
Murphy and Irwin in Bolt, returning from 10 Best Engines meeting with GM Powertrain.