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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid: Honda’s Great Green Leap Forward

Currently, a few factors are working to transform the auto market faster than ever before. The most notable is the growing acceptance of hybrids. No

Infiniti’s Old Guard: How the QX70 is an Exercise in Delayed Gratification

Most people don’t know this, but a top-secret team of engineers and designers founded Infiniti in the 1980s, looking for ways to improve customer service.

10 Cars With the Most NHTSA Safety Complaints Since 2005

Sometimes, car news gets all too predictable. When Consumer Reports comes out with the list of its most reliable cars, you know you’re going to see

2017 Kia Niro is the Kind of Hybrid We Can All Agree On

In high school, I went to a small, local technical school for automotive sciences and technology. Classes were in a garage adjacent to the main

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,

BMW’s Life-Saving System That We Can’t Get in the US – First Drive Review

We recently drove a 2016 BMW X5 in mid-coastal California, as perfect a spot to drive one as there is anywhere on earth. Well into

Toyota GT86 (2017) review: Coupe a load of that

It’s -15C. Yep, minus fifteen degrees centigrade. And we’re stood staring at the brand new Toyota GT86 – which positively radiates its warm blood red

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

First Drive Review : The 2018 LC500 Will Kill the Idea of a ‘Boring Lexus’

It may be one of the most worn out cliches around, but the line from The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance bears repeating here: When the legend

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

7 Things You Never Knew About Honda

It’s a frigid March morning, and I’m standing outside of Honda’s corporate office in Aoyama, nestled deep in the heart of Tokyo, Japan. Less than

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

10 Great Cars People Are Avoiding for Some Strange Reason

Some car segments hit the skids in 2016, and it’s easy to see why. There were hybrids that fought cheap gas and lost. On other

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid review

THE GOOD: The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid’s powertrain offers good midrange torque and respectable fuel economy. The plug-in model adds 27 miles of electric range to

2018 Toyota C-HR First Drive

Toyota may be late to the subcompact crossover game, but it’s got a sharp new entry. After appearing in close-to-production trim at the Geneva Motor

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

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

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

2017 Bentley Flying Spur V8 S First Drive

Nestling in-between the Flying Spur V8 – which is as “entry level” as a Bentley sedan gets – and the W12-engined original, the new 2017

8 Cars People Aren’t Buying Anymore

While automakers may not be partying like it’s 2015, sales were strong enough through the summer of 2016 that manufacturers could pretend the good times are still rolling.

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

10 Great Concept Cars That Fell Short as Production Models

ust because an automaker hauls a concept car to an auto show doesn’t mean it will ever get made (we’re looking at you Cadillac Elmiraj,

7 Most Reliable Cars in Consumer Reports Rankings

Auto consumers and car makers watch carefully for the annual reliability ratings when they appear on the Consumer Reports (paid subscription) website. The auto research

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

Kia Niro review: Say hello to my little friend

The word “Niro” makes us think of a few things: Robert de Niro in his classic film roles; strong black coffee; or some kind of

Hyundai Ioniq Electric review: Fully charged

Hyundai has opted to launch three different green driving solutions in one with the new Ioniq. The idea is simple: Hyundai offers one platform and