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2019 Kia Niro review

Even in the crowded compact crossover class, the Kia Niro stands alone. Why? It’s the only one that comes standard with electrification. And in addition to the

2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e first drive review: Efficient stability

People are quick to make fun of the Toyota Prius, and I understand why: It looks kind of weird, and its earliest adopters were maybe a

The 2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e Brings Better Traction to the Brand’s Signature Hybrid

Toyota gets hip to the beauty of all-wheel drive—and also of beauty. The popularity of the Toyota Prius is shrinking faster than the polar icecaps.

Thanks to all-wheel drive, the 2019 Toyota Prius is ready for winter

The Toyota Prius is the quintessential hybrid, but that doesn’t mean it is a good fit for everyone. To date, the Prius has been front-wheel drive

2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo review

The 2018 Panamera checks all of the boxes for what I want in a Porsche: It’s powerful and nimble, crammed with tech and style, and (most importantly) it’s

2019 Honda Insight Review

The original Honda Insight landed in the United States in December 1999. The tiny aerodynamic hatchback didn’t light the electrified vehicle world on fire like the far

2018 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport and ZR hybrid Review

Does the biggest, sexiest, safest and most dynamic Corolla ever justify its price hikes? What we liked: • Standard safety equipment • Comfort and refinement

Best hybrid cars you don’t have to plug in

Like the idea of a hybrid, but don’t want to faff around with power cables at the end of every journey? Then these are the

New Toyota Corolla hatch: Full details

Price hikes, more safety and range-wide hybrid option for new version of Australia’s top-selling car The new Toyota Corolla hatchback has arrived in Australia offering more power,

Hyundai Nexo review: Heralding hydrogen’s future?

As vehicle emissions rules become increasingly strict, tax on traditional petrol- and diesel-drinking cars continues to rise. It’s why manufacturers are downsizing engines to fit

2019 Jaguar I-PACE first-drive review: The go-anywhere EV

The 2019 Jaguar I-PACE all-electric SUV is finally here. Contrary to what others might say, the I-PACE is not primarily designed and engineered to dethrone

The 2019 Honda Insight is the anti-Prius

The 2019 Honda Insight looks inoffensively normal, and in hybrid terms that makes it odder than most. At a time when you can typically spot

2019 Honda Insight first drive: 55mpg without the hybrid hype

Sometimes you just have to grow up and, when it comes to hybrid cars, you’ll struggle to find a better example of that than the

Latest 2018 scrappage scheme deals

A growing number of car makers are extending the scrappage trade-in incentive schemes they launched last year to entice owners out of their older petrol

2018 Toyota LandCruiser Sahara Review : Road Test

Ten years after the current generation’s introduction, can the 2018 Toyota LandCruiser Sahara still justify its eye-watering price tag? What we liked: >> Smooth, quiet

Kia Soul EV review: Good, green SUV fun

The Kia Soul EV was launched in 2014 as one of the first pure electric carson the road. It’s unique in a number of ways, not

Volkswagen Passat GTE review: The best plug-in hybrid estate to buy?

Are you ready to plug-in yet? In an environment where many are shunning diesel, yet where many petrol models still don’t deliver stellar fuel economy

Audi A7 review: A tech-packed grand tourer

The launch of the Audi A8 was the start of something new. While Audi seems to release lots of new cars all the time, the Audi A7

Live With It: 2018 Kawasaki Z900RS Long Term Review

I pulled into one of my favorite breakfast spots one Saturday morning, and before I even had the chance to take my helmet off, some

Fitbit explains how it created the look of the Versa – and it’s not to do with Pebble

What is a squircle anyway? At the Fitbit Versa launch event, CEO James Park defined what exactly a “mass appeal” smartwatch should be: It’s got to have health and

Lexus RC 300h review: The coupé conundrum

There’s something to be said for rarity. When sighting an unusual car it turns heads because it bucks the familiar trend. Which is exactly what

What is a hybrid car and should you buy one?

What are hybrid cars, how do they work and would one suit you? Find out everything you need to know in our useful guide A

Nissan Leaf (2018) review: Electric for the people

While many manufacturers are posturing and pontificating about plans for the electrification of their cars, Nissan is releasing a proper second-gen electric vehicle, the new Nissan Leaf. The

Kia Stonic review: Batten down the hatches, the crossovers are coming

If you’re a car manufacturer and not looking at how you can add a crossover to your model line-up, you’re probably aiming your efforts in

Toyota Prius review: Celebrating 20 years of the hybrid car

It might seem scarcely believable, but in 2017 the Toyota Prius celebrates its 20th Birthday. To mark this momentous occasion, we took the opportunity to

Best used green cars (and the ones to avoid)

Buying a used electric car or hybrid is nothing to be afraid of. In fact, there are now some excellent used green cars out there

Petrol, diesel or hybrid: which should I choose for towing?

Diesels have traditionally been favoured by those who tow, but do any of the alternatives make sense? We take a closer look If you regularly tow

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.

2018 Toyota Camry pricing and specs

The new, imported-from-Japan Toyota Camry range has arrived in Australia, a month after the company closed the Melbourne factory that produced its predecessor for 30

5 crazy facts about Lamborghini’s outrageous electric supercar

Lamborghini may be embracing the electric car, but as you might expect the Terzo Millennio is about as far away from a Prius as you could