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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

ATI AT527NC and AT524NC Amplifiers Review

PRICE $3,695, $2,595 AT A GLANCE Plus Very powerful Natural and balanced Made in the U.S.A. Minus LEDs are too bright THE VERDICT The days

Phase Technology dARTS DFS-660-T Speaker System Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Audyssey MultEQ XT Pro room equalization Variable-axis soft-dome tweeters on surrounds All speakers are biamped or triamped Minus Expensive Status LEDs

Rotel A12 Integrated Amplifier Review

PRICE $899 AT A GLANCE Plus USB inputs for PC and iOS Premium Wolfson DAC Bluetooth aptX Minus No DSD decoding No Wi-Fi, AirPlay, or

2017 Bentley Bentayga Mulliner Review

British-based luxury automaker Bentley first introduced its Bentayga SUV in 2015 at the Frankfurt Motor Show,with production ramping up in November of that same year.

RSL Speakers CG3 5.1 Speaker System Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Rigorously balanced sound Plays surprisingly loud Easy, excellent sub/sat blending Minus Sats can be a bit power-hungry in larger rooms THE

2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure Review

When it comes to compact sport utility vehicles, the Rav4 is definitely one of the standard bearers. But with so many Ravs out on the

2017 Ford Ranger XLT v Volkswagen Amarok V6 Highline comparison

The space between working ute and family SUV is getting greyer. Quite literally, when you consider our test cars here. The hugely popular 4×4 double-cab is

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,

JVC DLA-RS4500 D-ILA Projector Review

PRICE $35,000 AT A GLANCE Plus True 4K (4096 x 2160) D-ILA panels Improved HDR support including HLG Reference-quality optics Minus Fan noise can be

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,

The best Apple Watch running apps tested

Plenty of runners will have their eye on the Apple Watch Series 2 for tracking runs and workouts. With GPS and a dedicated Nike+ version,

10 Reasons Why You Are Going to Want the 2018 Ford Expedition

For today’s families, it’s crucial to have a vehicle that’s just as active as they are. Ford has heard the calls for even more versatile SUVs from active millennial families.

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,

2017 Victory Cross Country / Cross Country Tour Review

Polaris Industries has its hands full these days with two companies — Victory & Indian — under its umbrella in direct competition with American heavyweight

Anthem AVM 60 A/V Processor Review

PRICE $2,999 AT A GLANCE Plus Pristine audio plus 4K passthrough video Clean, simple, eminently usable design Excellent proprietary auto-setup/EQ system DTS Play-Fi streaming/multiroom wireless

Onkyo TX-RZ1100 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $2,199 AT A GLANCE Plus Impressively dynamic, generous nine-channel power Dolby Atmos, DTS:X on board THX Select2 certified Minus Meh remote Ocassionally unintuitive ergonomics

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

These Are the 10 Best Engines You Can Get for 2017

We drove many incredible cars in 2016, and 2017 is shaping up to be even better with cars like the Honda Civic Type-R, Mazda Miata RF,

Holden Colorado LTZ v Toyota HiLux SR5 comparison

I’m sure that deep inside a fortune cookie somewhere is a pseudo-cryptic message that suggests being first doesn’t immediately equate with being the best. Take

2016 – 2017 Victory Vegas / Vegas 8-Ball Review

Even though Victory and Indian Motorcycles both fall under the Polaris Industries Inc. umbrella, the products offered by each company are as chalk to cheese. Indian tends to

2015 – 2017 Victory Gunner Review

Victory’s Gunner brings modern, V-twin performance and a fresh take on the classic Bobber  look. Essentially unchanged between 2015 and 2017, the Gunner carries the Freedom

2016 – 2017 Victory High-Ball Review

Victory is something of a Johnny-come-lately in the American motorcycle scene (since 1998). Its main competitors, Indian Motorcycles— which falls under the Polaris umbrella along with Victory —

2016 – 2017 Victory Hammer S Review

Price king in Victory’s 2017 cruiser  lineup is the Hammer S with its awesome 250 mm rear tire, inverted forks and red on black racing-style

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS450 review

THE GOOD: The GLS450 packs a smooth ride and is nearly as capable as its bulky body-on-frame competition. It’s surprisingly good without requiring a ton of

Lenovo Refreshes ThinkPad Line With New CPUs, Thunderbolt 3

Some of the best business laptops in the world are about to get a whole lot better. Starting in January, Lenovo will release new versions

2016 Victory Cross Country Review

In direct competition with Harley-Davidson and other Made-in-the-USA brands in the traditional American style of a heavier motorcycle, Victory continues to reap a share of the market.

Optoma HD142X 3D DLP Projector Review

PRICE $579 AT A GLANCE Plus Great value Good overall performance Backlit remote control Minus Limited installation features So-so contrast THE VERDICT Good overall performance,

AudioControl Maestro M9 Surround Processor Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Excellent sonics Dirac room correction Minus Limited setup and connectivity options Dirac execution unintuitive Very pricey THE VERDICT AudioControl’s high-end processor