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Is The Toyota Highlander Hybrid Worth It?

Many automakers are creating electric and plug-in hybrid models because of where the trend is going. We can expect to see a Hybrid Ford F-150, Jeep Renegade, and more toward the end of 2021 and into 2022. However, The Toyota Highlander Hybrid is available now. But is it ahead of the game, or is it …

Not All Hybrid Powertrains are Created Equal

From luxury cars to consumer cars, hybrid powertrains have been one of the most popular types of engine platforms to use among manufacturers in an effort to make cars more fuel-efficient and eco-friendly. But what is a hybrid powertrain and how do they work? There are actually a few different hybrid systems used in cars …
1900 Lohner-Porsche Semper Vivus hybrid

When Was the First Hybrid Car Built?

It might seem like the hybrid car was created just a couple of decades ago with the invention of the Toyota Prius. However, the hybrid car actually dates back to over a century ago and has had a spotty history ever since. Let’s take a look at the history of hybrid cars and find out …
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid compact SUV on display at Brussels Expo

How Capable Is The RAV4 Hybrid?

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is out on the frontlines to compete with similar options such as the Honda CR-V Hybrid and Ford Escape Hybrid, but what can it do? Does it live up to its SUV name?  How Capable Is The RAV4 Hybrid  First of all, if you’re interested in the 2020 RAV4 Hybrid, you …
2020 Chevrolet Corvette

There’s a C8 Corvette Hybrid In the Works

Although C8 Chevy Corvette production has been put on pause due to Corvid-19, the newly mid-engine sports car has already made plenty of positive impressions. The interior is truly luxurious, and the C8 Corvette is quick enough to keep up with the likes of the Porsche 911. However, recently mules have spotted that suggest an …
A prototype of Toyota Motor Corp.'s fourth-generation Prius hybrid vehicle sits parked ahead of the test drive at the Fuji Speedway

Why the Second Generation Toyota Prius Is so Good

The Toyota Prius is one of the most well-known hybrid cars on the market. First released in 2001, it still rakes in high sales numbers even in the ever-growing EV segment. A newer Prius will have the most features, like standard Apple CarPlay and all-wheel drive. However, if you want to save some money, a …
BMW X2 compact crossover SUV on display at Brussels Expo

BMW’s Newest SUV is Getting A Plug-In Hybrid Model

By the end of 2021, BMW plans to have more than a million vehicles with electrified drive on the road. In addition, 25 percent of BMWs sold in Europe will have an electric powertrain. As part of reaching this goal, BMW’s newest SUV has come out with a plug-in hybrid model. Here’s what to know …
2019 KIA Sorento SXL is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show

Kia Is Finally Adding a New Engine Type to the Sorento

All anyone can talk about in the last year is the new Kia Telluride, impressing critics and consumers alike. But Kia just recently released information about the new Sorento, and it may be time for the Telluride to lose its spotlight. The 2021 Kia Sorento is completely redesigned and accomplishing feats it never has before. …
KIA Niro EV all electric subcompact crossover on display at Brussels Expo

Why the Kia Niro Might Not Deserve to Be Called an SUV

Year after year, SUVs continue to be popular because of their ruggedness and versatility. Even so, one downside to owning an SUV is fuel economy. As Edmunds notes, a hybrid SUV or crossover is a little more challenging for automakers to develop. Even so, that hasn’t stopped the Kia Niro from positioning itself as one. …
The Hyundai Ioniq is shown at AutoMobility LA on November 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California

This is the Most Concerning Part of Driving the Hyundai Ioniq

Now that the Hyundai Ioniq had arrived, the Toyota Prius finally has a rival in the green vehicle segment. The Prius has dominated the hybrid vehicle market since 2004. The Ioniq is a hatchback that’s available as a gas/electric hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or fully electric vehicle. It has a very Prius-like silhouette, and the Hyundai …