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2018 Honda Clarity review

THE GOOD: The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid operates seamlessly between electric and hybrid operation, such that it’s difficult to tell when the engine is on.

2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs. 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Plug-In Hybrid Video Test

They’re two high-volume plug-in hybrids, but they take different approaches to energy efficiency. The Toyota Prius Prime, new for 2017, is the plug-in version of the world’s best-known,

How Consumer Reports Rated Top Electric Cars in Reliability for 2018

Without a reputation for solid reliability, electric vehicles are a tough sell for today’s consumer. Even with federal and tax credits, the cost of an

America’s Most Wanted: The Used Cars Everyone Is Snatching Up

We know which new vehicle sells the most year after year: Ford F-150. Countless business owners use it for work, and after decades atop the sale

Here’s When BMW and Other Automakers Will Abandon Gasoline

Detroit might be churning out trucks and SUVs with reckless abandon, and oil companies are carrying on with business as usual, but the writing is on the

The Most Overpriced Hybrid and Electric Vehicles on the Market

If you look at fuel economy ratings for hybrids and electric vehicles, the numbers jump off the screen. Toyota Prius Prime, the plug-in version of the

Head’s Up! These Cars Come Cheap But They’re Worth Much More

Is there any good deals left on the U.S. auto market these days? With an average new car price topping $30,000, you could argue every

Getaway Vehicles: The Best Cars for Summer Road Trips

When summer arrives, you will start to scrutinize your car or SUV for its road-trip capabilities. Vehicles that lack cargo space or have a rough

10 Reasons Why We Buy Japanese Instead of American Cars

It’s hard to remember now, but a generation ago, Japanese cars transformed from being a cheap, laughable alternative to full-size American cars to the preferred daily drivers for millions

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

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 Prius Prime review

THE GOOD: The Toyota Prius Prime’s plug-in hybrid power train is more flexible and efficient than the standard model. It boasts 25 miles of electric range

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

Has Toyota Finally Turned the Camry Into a Sporty Sedan?

The redesigned Camry XSE has one of the most aggressive looking front fascias ever produced by Toyota | Toyota Like the surprisingly sporty Sienna SE minivan,

The Electric Vehicles America Needed but Never Got

While electric vehicles are gaining momentum in the U.S., there’s still a long way to go. In December 2016, the segment’s peak month to date,

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

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

The Prius Plus Four Is Toyota’s Big Green Middle Finger to the Haters

Here’s the Toyota Prius paradox: Everything you’ve ever heard about it is true. It’s a green car landmark, but it’s also a threat to our

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

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Review: Toyota’s SUV Matriarch Returns

Being the matriarch of the family doesn’t just mean that age and seniority are on your side. There is also wisdom, support, and most importantly,

2016 Lexus RC200t Review: The Statement-Making Commuter’s Coupe

Test driving two Molten Pearl Lexus RC sport coupes within a year is like deciding that one orange creamsicle is not enough, going back for seconds, and finding

Lexus CT200h vs. Toyota Prius: Buy This Not That

For all the attention they get, hybrids and EVs are still in their infancy. Toyota, GM, and Ford have gotten pretty serious about them, while

3 New Plug-In Vehicles Ready to Jolt EV Sales in 2016

While electric vehicle sales have hit record levels for most of 2016, overall volumes remain insignificant compared to the rest of the auto market. The