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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 …
The Hyundai Ioniq is shown at AutoMobility LA on November 21, 2019

The Most Fuel-Efficient Hybrid Car That Nobody Wants to Buy

In today’s environmentally conscious world, automakers race to build and design the smartest hybrid vehicles that make sense for lifestyle driving. While certain models like the Toyota Prius or Nissan Leaf come to mind, there is one you might overlook. There’s a hybrid car available today that actually gets better gas mileage than the Prius …
The new Hummer is displayed at the 2015 New York International Auto Show in New York, USA

Why Are We Getting a Hummer EV Nobody Asked For?

Many auto manufacturers are preparing for an electric vehicle future, including General Motors, which talks about its all-electric future on its website. The company plans for Cadillac to roll out its new battery electric vehicle architecture first before it is implemented in other GM brands. Included in the plan are GMC’s trucks, and the first …
2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400 HST mild hybrid

Range Rover Mild Hybrid May Be the Best of the Bunch

Although Range Rovers aren’t the cheapest or most reliable SUVs, they are properly capable off-roaders. Even the cheaper Range Rover Sport, which is more of an on-roader, can genuinely wade through dirt. Though, while Land Rover knows its customers expect off-road competence, the company also knows most Range Rovers stick closely to roads, hence the …
2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

Will There Be a Jeep Gladiator Plug-In Hybrid?

Being based on the iconic Jeep Wrangler, the Jeep Gladiator pickup has serious off-road capability. But the truck’s Wrangler roots don’t just allow it to rock-crawl. It also makes it easier for Jeep to introduce new options. If the Wrangler can have it, the Gladiator most likely can, too. For example, the Gladiator diesel option …