Our West Coast correspondent drives to Sequoia National Park during National Drive Electric Week.
Last week, I got to spend some quality time behind the wheel of the new for 2018 Volvo XC60. It’s a great car filled with the sort of neat little details that used to be called “character” in the 70s, and it’s powered by an absolutely bonkers little 316 HP four-cylinder engine that is both […]
Here’s a list of the 10 best hybrid cars available in America according to Kelly Blue Book. Hybrids offer great gas mileage and you never have to plug them in. Some people find that to be a big plus.
The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq looks to be a serious contender in the affordable clean transportation sector, as buyers have the option of choosing from three different flavors — a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid, or a fully electric car — of the platform, all at prices right in line with (or better than) the rest of the cars in their class.
2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco Gets Driven, Hard (Kinda) in sport mode for eight days. Despite ignoring the “Eco” settings, I still got good MPG!
Alfa Romeo unveiled its Stelvio SUV at the Los Angeles auto show last week to rave reviews. The rapid, stylish SUV is the sports utility Ferrari could have built but didn’t. Will it be a hit in America?
Reviewed: 2017 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Gets Driven in Chicago, toddler tested, highway blasted, and still gets great fuel economy!
The Toyota Avalon Hybrid underwent a nearly invisible update for the 2016 model year- invisible or not, however, the Avalon remains a winner.
I know, I know- that little silver hatchback up there is a 2016 Scion iM, but it won’t be for long. That’s because Scion, as you may know by now, is dead. To fulfill Scion’s initial mission of reaching younger buyers, Toyota plans to simply offer “more exciting” Toyotas, instead- starting with the recently announced […]
With the CR-V in the body shop I needed a ride, and Mazda delivered with a 41 MPG Mazda 3 sedan. What did I think of the sporty 4 door? Find out …
f there was an award for the car that was “most improved” by a fresh redesign, there is no question who would be winning it this year: the Smart Fortwo.
When it was introduced in the late 90s, the original Honda CR-V was an innovative car-based SUV that promised to combine an SUV’s all-weather capabilities and high seating position with a car’s fuel economy. It was a formula that was wildly successful, and which spawned rivals like the Toyota RAV-4, Hyundai Tucson, and- depending on […]
Ward’s 10 Best Engines for 2016 includes three hybrids, the Toyota Prius, the Hyundai Sonata plug-in hybrid, and the Chevy Volt. It finds all 3 exceptional.
The 2016 Scion iA is a solid, reliable, fun to drive sedan based on the Mazda 2 backed by Toyota’s superior dealer network. Is that enough reason to buy it?
Teg Sethi’s “I made a mistake, I bought a Jeep” video has gone viral. He says he paid $60,000 for a new Jeep but has had nothing but problems with the car.
The new for 2016 Scion iA promised a fun, sporty drive with a tiny footprint and big mile per gallon numbers. The car made a great first impression, but what do I think of the car after a few dates days? How Was It? For the first few days of my Scion iA test […]
Simple, honest, efficient, and sporty- the new for 2016 Scion iA should tick all the boxes, but will it be enough for millennials to fall in love with it?
The Mercedes C111 supercar held top speed records for nearly 25 years and pioneered Wankel engines. If you were Jay Leno, you’d want to drive it, too!
Fun, stylish, and practical, the 2015 Fiat 500X would have been an instant classic … if only it wasn’t saddled with that terrible transmission!
I’m not saying the 2016 Chevy Trax is the worst car I’ve ever tested, but I can’t imagine anyone, anywhere paying the nearly $30,000 asking price for it.