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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid review

THE GOOD: A gasoline-electric drivetrain with plug-in capability means the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid can operate as an electric vehicle for typical errands, and gets better

25 New Cars You Need to Check Out in 2017

For automobile enthusiasts, every year means a fresh set of new cars to salivate over. As auto makers constantly fight to outpace their competitors, car

These Are the Most Valuable Car Brands in the World

The list of 2017’s most valuable brands is out, and unsurprisingly it’s pretty impressive. According to the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands, Google takes

Consumer Reports Picks Its 10 Worst Cars of 2017

Most people that write about cars do it because they love the things. For some lunatics (ourselves included), cars can be a source of unadulterated

10 of the Most Technologically Advanced Vehicles on the Road

How many of you remember the digital read-outs from the 1980s and early 1990s? You know, the ones from all those bad car commercials, where pixelated

Hyundai or Kia? Why Korean Automakers are the Surprising Choice You Need to Make

It’s astonishing how Korean automakers have become synonymous with quality over the years. In 2016, Kia reigned as king of initial quality according to J.D. Power, beating

Toyota Prius Prime: 10 Things to Know About the First Sensible Plug-in

Everyone who drives an electric vehicle immediately notices two things: the acceleration and the fuel economy. Driving an EV means instant power from a stoplight, and

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Review: Electric all-rounder

PROS Better-than-EPA range Legitimately rewarding to drive Category-beating levels of tech Spacious cabin and trunk CONS Level 1 charger is a slow way to No

10 Electric Vehicles With the Best Range in 2017

Electric vehicles have come a long way. Back in the early days, consumers tended laugh at the worst EVs on the U.S. market. Once the prize-winning EVs

10 Best-Selling Electric Vehicles of All Time

Electric vehicles are only getting started. This Chevrolet Bolt EV everyone’s been fogging the windows over just went on sale in December 2016. Meanwhile, Tesla is still

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric and Hybrid First Drive: Reaching past the Prius rainbow

Hyundai’s Ioniq initiative is more than just a green flare rising up from the sea of increasingly electrified automotive options. The decision to introduce a

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell First Drive: Hydrogen Hero

Strange new hydrogen fuel; same reassuring Honda experience. That’s the equation the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is counting on for success, a four-door premium

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV : Who Should and Shouldn’t Buy This Car

Our first drive of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV confirmed many of our best suspicions. Rumors of its excellent economy and legitimate range were true,

Chevrolet Bolt EV: 10 Things We Learned Driving the First Everyman EV

The race for the first affordable, long-range electric vehicle is over. General Motors is the winner, and the product is the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV,

2017 Chevrolet BOLT EV first drive: The first electric car truly for the everyman

I’m not convinced with the new BOLT EV’s tail-lights, but in just about every other way this all-electric car is a knock-out. A no compromise,

15 Risky Vehicles Automakers Gambled On

There’s a big difference between a sporting concept car and an automobile set to see production. Innovative real-world cars and trucks take years of product development and

Hyundai’s Self-Driving Ioniq Review : Amazingly Smart, Can Cause Road Rage

Taking a Spin in Hyundai’s Self-Driving Ioniq I’ve been testing a new car, but I never actually drove it. That’s because it drives itself. It’s

10 Electric Cars That Will Shake Up the Market in 2017

The electric vehicle market definitely needs a shakeup in 2017. While models by Tesla and plug-in hybrids by BMW and Porsche have captured the interest

10 Cars You Should Not Bring on a Road Trip

America is built for road trips. You can travel thousands of scenic miles without having to change currency, worry about gas stations, or run into

Mercedes-Maybach Cabriolet: The Impossible Dream Priced at $323K

The motto of Mercedes-Benz is “The best or nothing.” Factor in the explosive performance of its AMG models and you get “the best and probably

2017 BMW 3 Series review

THE GOOD: With its plug-in hybrid drivetrain, the 2017 BMW 330e achieves far better fuel economy than a standard 3-series. The navigation system communicates with the

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vs. Toyota Prius: 3 Key Differences

There have been many surprises about hybrids and electric vehicles in 2016. From the Chevy Bolt EV’s 238 miles of range to the 133 MPGe

Jaguar I-PACE Concept previews Model X rivaling EV for 2018

Concept cars are usually flights of design fancy, but nobody at Jaguar got the memo about being wildly impractical when designing the new I-PACE Concept

14 of the Biggest Automotive Flops of All Time

Over the years there have been plenty of bad cars. Countless bad cars, really. If you made a directory of car model ever built, you’ll realize that

7 New Cars That Will Rattle the Auto Industry in 2017

Take a quick look at the auto shows and you can see where the trends are heading in 2017 and beyond. Every automaker is developing

7 Plug-In Hybrids With the Most Electric Range in 2016

Plug-in hybrids offer a great product to consumers looking to reduce fuel consumption and live a greener lifestyle in general. If you drive short distances

GenZe 2.0 Electric Scooter Review

I hate to break this to you, regular Motorcycle.com reader, but you might be the wrong audience for the GenZe 2.0 electric scooter. How do

5 Major Obstacles for Electric Vehicles in America

A year is a long time in the world of electric vehicles. When we looked at the biggest problems facing EVs at the start of 2015, issues like

Quick Drive: Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Feels Like the Future

Toyota Mirai, the first mass-produced hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to go on sale in the U.S., had something of an East Coast coming-out party at NYIAS

5 Best-Selling Electric Cars From a Record June

If you want to see real milestones for electric vehicle sales, take a look at the returns from June 2016. First, plug-ins obliterated the record for June sales