Tag: PHEV

Toyota bZ4X
0 228  0 Comment on The Toyota bZ4X BEV Rolls Out Spring 2022
Posted in Automotive News New Models

The Toyota bZ4X BEV Rolls Out Spring 2022

An all-new electric vehicle model is on the way, with a spring 2022 arrival set. Dubbed the Toyota bZ4X, the…

Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid
0 358  0 Comment on Hyundai Goes Electric With the Santa Fe Hybrid
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Hyundai Goes Electric With the Santa Fe Hybrid

Electrification has come to the Hyundai Santa Fe line and that is a first for this midsize, five-passenger crossover sport…

Mazda logo
0 223  0 Comment on Mazda Doubles Down on Crossovers; Debuts Inline Six-Cylinder Engine
Posted in Automotive News New Models

Mazda Doubles Down on Crossovers; Debuts Inline Six-Cylinder Engine

Mazda is seeking a larger stake in the automotive market and intends to do so with five new utility vehicles…

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe
0 99  0 Comment on Switched On: Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Switched On: Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe

What 4xe means to the Jeep Wrangler. The electric vehicle revolution continues apace, with scores of new models available or…

Lexus LC
0 223  0 Comment on Will We See a Lexus UC Version of the Toyota 86?
Posted in Rumors

Will We See a Lexus UC Version of the Toyota 86?

Rumor: A plug-in hybrid Lexus UC may be under development The rumors first surfaced in late June and only became…

Mazda Large Gasoline Engine PHEV
0 70  1 Comment on Mazda and Sustainable Zoom Zoom 2030
Posted in Automotive News

Mazda and Sustainable Zoom Zoom 2030

Mazda outlines its plans for an electric future with Zoom Zoom. Earlier this month, we learned that Mazda will drop…

Lincoln Corsair
0 621  0 Comment on Is the Lincoln Corsair a Fancy Ford Escape?
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Is the Lincoln Corsair a Fancy Ford Escape?

The Lincoln Corsair makes a bold statement. The Lincoln marque, also known as the Lincoln Motor Company, is the luxury…

0 287  4 Comments on All the Things We Love About the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

All the Things We Love About the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai ups its game in the midsize crossover utility segment. From top to bottom, Hyundai’s product line is far different…

0 92  2 Comments on Preview: 2022 Hyundai Tucson
Posted in New Models

Preview: 2022 Hyundai Tucson

The all-new Tucson adds a pair of hybrid variants. An all-new Hyundai Tucson arrives in the coming weeks, launching the…

0 61  2 Comments on Smart Concept: Jeep Grand Wagoneer
Posted in Concept Vehicles

Smart Concept: Jeep Grand Wagoneer

The Wagoneer line will elevate Jeep’s profile. The long-awaited return of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer is nearly complete. On Thursday,…

0 96  11 Comments on 4 Powertrains & the 2020 Ford Escape
Posted in New Models New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

4 Powertrains & the 2020 Ford Escape

Updated Dec. 20., 2019, to include driving impressions and statistical corrections. The Escape was Ford’s first hybrid, introduced in 2005…

0 51  6 Comments on Uncovered: Ford Escape, Lincoln Corsair Engine Preview
Posted in New Models

Uncovered: Ford Escape, Lincoln Corsair Engine Preview

The Ford Escape has been one of the best-selling small crossover utility vehicles since its 2001 debut. The earliest models…

0 92  5 Comments on About the 2019 Chevrolet Volt
Posted in New Models

About the 2019 Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet’s Volt maintains its place in a niche segment. The 2019 Chevrolet Volt operates in a limited, but important segment….

0 69  3 Comments on Revived Lincoln Aviator Set to Take Flight
Posted in Auto Shows New Models

Revived Lincoln Aviator Set to Take Flight

New Aviator SUV strengthens the Lincoln marque. The Lincoln Aviator is back, an all-new SUV set to take flight next…

0 65  7 Comments on Electric Avenue: BMW 740e
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Electric Avenue: BMW 740e

The 740e is BMW’s big PHEV. Certain dreams of mine were recently fulfilled when a handsome, shiny BMW 7 Series…

0 80  4 Comments on PHEV: 2018 Mini Cooper Countryman
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

PHEV: 2018 Mini Cooper Countryman

A plug-in hybrid electric vehicle for the Countryman line. The Mini brand hardly needs an introduction, the quintessential British automotive…

0 130  2 Comments on The Electrified 2018 Volvo S90 T8
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Electrified 2018 Volvo S90 T8

T8 represents maximum power and efficiency. Certainly, Volvo doesn’t have the product reach or market sales of such luxury stalwarts…

0 71  2 Comments on First Look: 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e PHEV
Posted in New Models

First Look: 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e PHEV

A Kent Island glimpse at a compact luxury PHEV sedan. The Mercedes-Benz brand has remained elusive among my press fleet…

0 74  3 Comments on Hybrid Hatchback: 2017 Kia Niro
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Hybrid Hatchback: 2017 Kia Niro

On the road with Kia’s newest model. The Kia Niro is a dedicated hybrid model, the first of its kind…

0 63  1 Comment on Reviewed — Curves Scotland: Number 8
Posted in Book Reviews

Reviewed — Curves Scotland: Number 8

Scotland by motorcar — the only way to travel. Is it a book? A magazine? Or is it a catalog?…

0 52  1 Comment on The Hits Keep Coming for Volvo
Posted in Automotive News

The Hits Keep Coming for Volvo

With fresh product in and more on the way, Volvo is enjoying record sales on a global scale. It wasn’t…

0 44  2 Comments on Chrysler, Google Project: Start of Something Big?
Posted in Commentary

Chrysler, Google Project: Start of Something Big?

If Fiat Chrysler is looking for a partner, it may do well to look outside of the auto industry. If…

0 60  0 Comment on Honda Wins Earth Day Accolades for 3 New Green Models
Posted in Automotive News

Honda Wins Earth Day Accolades for 3 New Green Models

Going green on Earth Day, Honda style. Automakers like to time important news with key events, including Earth Day which…

0 46  2 Comments on Chrysler Pacifica Minivan Throws Down the Gauntlet
Posted in New Models

Chrysler Pacifica Minivan Throws Down the Gauntlet

The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica arrives this spring. If you thought the minivan segment was in its death throes, you…

2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
0 71  3 Comments on Turbo PHEV: 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Turbo PHEV: 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

Audi launches “e-tron,” its nascent line of hybrid electric vehicles. The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron name is a mouthful. Once…

0 69  1 Comment on Kia Hybrid Trio Make Chicago Auto Show Debut
Posted in Auto Shows Automotive News

Kia Hybrid Trio Make Chicago Auto Show Debut

Korean manufacturer advances its green car initiative as consumer demand wanes. Kia Motors America has been relatively quiet in the…

0 39  2 Comments on About the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Sedan
Posted in New Models Special

About the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Sedan

Honda’s next-generation fuel cell Clarity will launch by the end of the year in California. The five-passenger sedan will retail…

0 43  1 Comment on Automakers Remain Bullish on Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Posted in Automotive News

Automakers Remain Bullish on Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Mention “hybrid” vehicle to most people and the Toyota Prius comes to mind. That’s expected as the Prius family is…

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.
0 54  7 Comments on Weekly Driver: Second-Generation Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Weekly Driver: Second-Generation Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai rolls out the second iteration of its only hybrid model. For 2016, a plug-in variant is also offered. Unless…

0 52  7 Comments on Astonishingly Low Price Point for the High-End 2016 Cadillac CT6
Posted in Automotive News

Astonishingly Low Price Point for the High-End 2016 Cadillac CT6

All-New Cadillac CT6 is Priced From $53,495. The CT6 at its New York debut. When the all-new Cadillac CT6 debuts…