The 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show was so rich in concepts and production car debuts it was an embarrassment of riches. While there were plenty of production cars making their debuts, the concepts stole the show. If there was one common thread the concepts all shared, it was that they were electrified. In some ways, this …
Just last week we discussed the dilemma of Toyota’s Land Cruiser, and that maybe they should make a new FJ and call it Land Cruiser. Rumors are swirling around saying that the TJ Cruiser, shown at the 2017 Tokyo Auto Show, may be heading to production. Yes, the TJ is not an FJ. Still, it looks …
Expectations are meant to be shattered, and Lincoln did just that with its Hybrid Aviator. Originally, Lincoln revealed that the Hybrid Aviator would have a 450-hp engine. However, as CarBuzz reported, the final specs of the Hybrid Aviator will include a 495-hp engine. The current SUV market is extremely competitive, so this revelation that the Hybrid Aviator has …
On the surface, solar panel cars seem like a great idea, but there are some caveats. This isn’t stopping automakers from pursuing it.
All wrapped up for you in a neat bow are all of the cars we say “goodbye” to in 2019. These cars—and they’re all cars with the exception of two Lincoln crossovers that are being renamed for 2020—won’t be back in 2020. A couple might show up down the road, but for almost all of …
It was 2009 when the Karma was slated to hit the automotive markets. Instead, a flurry of hardware issues including the electrical system, and a decision to swap out the motor would push Fisker Automotive into bankruptcy and delay the release of the premium plug-in hybrid electric sports sedan until 2011. Within those two years, Karma was …
Ever since Chevrolet announced their intention to manufacture a mid-engine Corvette, fans have clamored for more information. The slightest rumor about the vehicle sends ripples of excitement through the internet’s automotive community, so Roadshow’s report that the mid-engine Corvette reveal nearly broke Chevrolet’s website surprised no one. The reveal As July 18, 2019 approached, Corvette …
At the 2009 Hungarian GP, Lewis Hamilton debuted the Mercedes-AMG Hybrid F1 car, featuring the all-new Kinetic Energy Recovery System hybrid power source. Check out this video below to see how the technology has evolved over the last ten years to help Mercedes become the premier manufacturer of performance hybrid vehicles. The Original Hybrid Drive …
Ford is laying out a massive new portfolio of products to better address the fast-changing consumer demands happening right now. Things we never thought would be considered are in the pipeline for production by 2020. Ford announced it’s radically changing up some of its most iconic brands in the face of falling demand for conventionally-powered …
To many, it seems like maybe Lincoln is in the process of surpassing Cadillac. From its crisp designs to it more luxurious, better-handled interiors, Lincoln has it going on right now. One of the products that are causing some to think this way is the 2020 Aviator. Power and Torque The 3.0 liter twin-turbo V6 …
Model cancellations, consolidations, and a march toward electrification are leading car manufacturers to make drastic decisions. Today, the Wall Street Journal announced that both General Motors and Volkswagen are killing off their Hybrid models. For them, it’s either conventional engines or electric — no middle ground. What they’re saying “Our strong preference is to go …
Toyota makes two of the best hybrids, the Prius and Camry Hybrid. Here’s how they match up concerning comfort, cost, fuel economy, and safety.
Everything we see says electric car purchases are on the rise. Many hold that they will overtake conventional and hybrid cars in the not-too-distant future. From just a 0.14% share of the market in 2011, they’ve powered ahead to 2.1% in 2018. 2019 looks to break that record, even with the overall downturn in sales. …
Environmentally-friendly transportation is a global movement, but everyone has different guidelines. So, what exactly makes a vehicle green?
When Volkswagen was caught cheating emissions tests people were outraged. Now, new research reveals the damage is worse than we thought.
The Toyota Camry Hybrid is one of the most popular hybrid cars on the market. Do all the features add up to a reliable car or should you look elsewhere?
On paper, Dodge’s Charger and Challenger look outdated. However, that doesn’t mean either car is going away anytime soon. But FCA has been forced to focus on government fuel efficiency requirements that are getting stricter. So, how can the high-performance powertrains live on despite the evolving rules? Every signal currently points towards the likelihood of …
Green cars are all the rage lately, but can be a bit pricey. Check out these affordable car options that are better for the environment.
Hybrid vehicles are becoming more popular every year, but not all hybrids are created equal. What are the best hybrid vehicles of 2019?
Details of the next McLaren F1 reveal great things are ahead in performance and — in a surprising twist — creature comforts.
Nissan is looking to make a splash down at the Miami Auto Show, and has decided to do so with a redesigned, hybrid powered Rogue that likes to tango.
The Acura MDX has gotten a makeover for 2017, and now, it has a hybrid option.
Here are the 5 hybrids that return the least value when matched against the MSRP of the same gas model.
After swinging and missing with hybrid pickups a few years ago, GM has a pair of newcomers that could really catch on.
Deciding it hasn’t gone far enough with the LC 500 coupe; Lexus is adding the benefits of electrical power.
The next wave of plug-in hybrids is making its presence felt on the U.S. market. Here’s what’s available and what’s next.
With the 2016 Malibu Hybrid getting a peak of 48 MPG at $28,645, we compare its economy against 3 midsize hybrid sedans.
After a near 15-year absence, Mercedes-Benz is working on a new hypercar to take on the likes of Bugatti, Ferrari, Porsche, and McLaren.
The plug-in hybrid EV market is about to get a lot more exciting for U.S. consumers. Here are 5 models set to debut this fall.
There’s word that Nissan will be bringing a baby Rogue and possibly a Rogue hybrid to the hot U.S. crossover market.
The 2016 Hyundai Sonata will offer the longest range of any plug-in midsize sedan. Here’s how it stacks up otherwise against Ford and Honda.
Porsche hasn’t yet nixed the idea of hybridizing the 911 to create what we like to think would be a baby 918.
It was only a matter of time after the hybrid Lexus NX made its debut, and it’s here — a hybrid-powered RAV4, for all your green suburban commuting needs.
Volkswagen debuted the new Cross Coupe GTE at the Detroit Auto Show, offering a glimpse at what the German automaker has to come in the future.
In the year of cheap gas, it took one heck of a hybrid to sell in the U.S. Here are the 7 vehicles that beat the odds in 2014.
Hybrid cars were a godsend back when gas prices soared, but plug-ins and plug-in hybrids may be shaking their grasp on the green car market.
Ford is not stopping development of the F-150 hybrid with gas prices nearing five-year lows. Here’s why the need for hybrid pickups remains.
Hyundai is considering a dedicated hybrid model that would compete directly with the Toyota Prius.
Here’s why Ford is hesitating with plug-in hybrid vehicles in Europe.
Chrysler’s plug-in hybrid minivan may make it to market a year early, becoming the first hybrid minivan in a segment that could desperately use it.
The second Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid EV has arrived at the Paris Motor Show. Here’s a complete look.
Lamborghini’s new concept speaks softly and carries a big stick.
Despite cuts made to the fuel economy ratings, Ford’s hybrids are making sales gains.
Honda is giving the supercharger treatment to its hybrid hatch that hasn’t won over critics or buyers.
Though it was marked by the EPA for 47, Consumer Reports barely squeezed 40 miles per gallon combined from Honda’s new hybrid sedan.
BMW has shed some light on its forthcoming X5 plug-in hybrid.
Bentley will be bringing a plug-in hybrid concept, the Mulsanne, to the Beijing Auto Show.
Toyota has surpassed the 6 million hybrids sold mark, but the pace is slowing.
2013 saw some steady gains for plug-in vehicles as the segment continues to expand in a snowball-like fashion.