Now in its 16th year, the annual Urban Wheel Awards (UWA) is set to
once again recognize diversity efforts in the automotive industry.
Hosted by the Emerging Diversity Education Fund and Decisive Media, UWA
recently announced the winners of the 2012 Urban Wheel Company of the
Year Awards who will be honored on January 8, 2012, at the Sound Board
Theater, Motor City Casino Hotel in Detroit, Michigan.
Owners of cars that were new or redesigned for the 2011 model year are
reporting more quality problems, partly because of glitches with the
navigation screens, voice-activated systems and other technology packed
into their dashboards.
Used car dealers may be selling cars and trucks that have been recalled
but not repaired because manufacturers don't send them the same recall
notifications that are sent to franchised dealers, said a study by a