A blue Rivian R1T pickup on a forest road
Hybrids & Electrics

Hercules Alpha Electric Pickup, What We Know

The electric vehicle market is heating up. New all-electric pickups are being promised by many companies, eleven at last count. A few of the pickups look like good, legit efforts. Others seem questionable. So, let’s take a look at one of these new electric contenders, The Hercules Alpha. The Contenders The electric segment of the …

Honda CR-V hybrid outside
Hybrids & Electrics

The Honda CR-V Hybrid Will Change Your Mind

The CR-V Hybrid is Honda’s first hybrid-electric SUV. There is a reason it has quickly become one of the most most popular SUVs in the world. The CR-V Hybrid has been designed for convenience and comfort. This vehicle is leading the way for Honda’s future electrification plans. If you are someone who has never experienced …

Rear view of Lucid Air
Hybrids & Electrics

Has the Lucid Air Evaporated?

Due in large part to the cancellation of the New York Auto Show, Lucid Motors, an electric vehicle company headquartered in California, did not make the global debut of its Lucid Air, its first production vehicle, as planned in April. In February, it gave a sneak peek in the Silicon Valley for reservations purchasers before …

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Hybrids & Electrics

Maxus V Electric Pickup to Launch This Year

China is a large and populous nation. Accordingly, it has a large automotive industry. Many of the companies in that area have names that may not be familiar to many here in the United States. For example, one of the largest automotive manufacturers over there is SAIC, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation. That company has announced work …

A red Tesla sign towers into the sky
Hybrids & Electrics

Tesla Convertibles Are Real

Up until now, the only way to get a Tesla with a convertible top was to buy their old roadster. The new roadster from Tesla is not available yet, and the rest of the Tesla lineup does not have the convertible option. But, in the automotive industry, if you want something bad enough, there is …

The Lexus LS500h on display during the second press day of the Geneva Motor Show
Hybrids & Electrics

The 2020 Lexus LS500h Is a Waste of $100K

For years, the Lexus LS reigned supreme with its robust engine, smooth ride, and posh interior. For buyers who want better fuel economy from their luxury sedan, Lexus offers a hybrid version, the LS500h. Does this model provide both the performance and the improved gas mileage that makes it worth the significantly higher price tag?  …