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10 Cars That Will Basically Never Die

When it comes to crowning the most reliable car you can buy, agreeing on how to define “reliable” is incredibly important. Do you only count

10 Most Reliable Cars and SUVs on the Road Today

When buying a new car, you should have a good idea what it will cost you in the long run. That means considering fuel, maintenance,

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

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

Consumer Reports’ Surprising 10 Best Automobiles of 2017

While the classic buff books (Car and Driver, Road & Track, Automobile, etc.) are full of McLarens, Porsches, and Ferraris in any given issue, when

The 2017 Chevy Volt Is the Hybrid That Will Finally Win You Over

You’re looking at one of the most important models in GM history. When the Volt concept debuted at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, it was

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid review: Hitting the road in Hyundai’s happy hybrid

The Hyundai Ioniq spans Hyundai’s eco ambitions, offering hybrid, electric and plug-in hybrid options, all based on the same overall car design. The idea is

Toyota Corolla Hybrid v Toyota Prius Comparison

Here you have two very different takes on hybrid motoring – the 2016 Toyota Prius, and the 2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid. Yeah, we know they’re

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

6 Cheapest Hybrid Cars of 2016

One problem with hybrid and electric vehicles has been the premium consumers have to pay over comparable gas vehicles. Everyone loves getting over 40 miles to

8 Futuristic Cars That Look More Like Spaceships

If you traded in a 1996 model for a new car in 2006, chances are it wouldn’t feel that different. If you traded in your

Toyota Prius is Cheapest Car Over 10 Years That You Can Buy

When it comes to buying a new car, there are many factors to consider. The car itself has to meet the buyer’s needs, but it’s also