About Us



WardsAuto has covered the auto industry for more than 80 years, serving those within automakers, dealerships, suppliers and others serving or observing the industry with a wide range of information products.   WardsAuto's flagship product is WardsAuto.com, a comprehensive online resource and community filled with unique news, data and analysis, with full access available as a premium subscription.  Other services include online data products, magazines, print and digital newsletters, and more.  Plus, WardsAuto operates the WardsAuto Interiors Conference, North America’s only event focused on the automotive interior.

No matter how your customers prefer to stay tuned into the industry, WardsAuto is the name they trust. 

To best meet the ever-growing information demands of an industry changing every minute, WardsAuto follows a 21st century strategy for delivering our content and your message. It’s a multi-faceted approach that gets your customers the WardsAuto news, data and analysis they need more quickly and efficiently than ever before.  Find out how WardsAuto.com, our magazines WardsAuto World and WardsAuto Dealer Business, digital offerings such as e-newsletters and webinars, and special events such as Ward’s 10 Best Engines and WardsAuto Interiors Conference, can help you achieve your marketing goals.

WardsAuto has many news, data and analysis products to meet virtually any information need.

These include monthly magazines (the widely read
WardsAuto World) and weekly and twice-monthly newsletters (WARD'S Automotive Reports, WARD'S Engine and Vehicle Technology Update).

Plus, we offer subscriptions to database products (
WardsAuto InfoBank) and a continually updated website (WardsAuto.com).

Our widely trusted reporting and data has earned Ward's Automotive Group a reputation as THE SOURCE for global auto industry news, statistics and analysis.

WardsAuto Timeline Highlights

1924 - Cram Report, precursor to Ward’s Automotive Reports, is first published.

1938 - Ward’s Automotive Yearbook is first published.

1970 - The monthly Ward’s AutoWorld is first published, now titled WardsAuto World.

1971 - Ward’s Wankel Report, precursor to Ward’s Engine and Vehicle Technology Update, is first published.

1995 - Ward’s Dealer Business is first published,  now titled WardsAuto Dealer Business.

2001 - WardsAuto.com -- all Ward's products in one online subscription -- is launched.

2005 - Purchased Auto Interiors Show, now called WardsAuto Interiors Conference.

2008 - Expanded Ward's AutoInfoBank database coverage to include detailed international statistics updated monthly.

2011 - New WardsAuto website launches, offering more comprehensive and user friendly online services and creating powerful new formats for interaction between automaker and supplier personnel.

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