Patent diagram showing a potential Kawasaki hybrid motorcycle
2 Wheels

Kawasaki’s Supercharged Hybrid…2-Stroke Motorcycle?

Increasingly-tougher emissions regulations make for interesting, and high-performance, motorcycle tech. For example, Yamaha’s getting back into turbochargers, for one. And Kawasaki is working on putting a manual transmission in an electric motorcycle. However, that’s not the only new bike the Japanese company seems to be developing. There are already rumors about the brand’s 200-hp supercharged …

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 …

2020 Toyota Highlander driving down city street
Trucks & SUVs

Is the Toyota Highlander Hybrid a Good SUV?

The Toyota Highlander Hybrid is one of the best vehicle options for families looking to be both economical and eco-friendly. It offers three rows of seats and room for as many as eight passengers depending on the interior configuration. Many trim levels are available, and all provide advanced safety features and driver-assistance features. Highlander Hybrid …

Cars

Who is the Porsche Panamera Made For?

When we typically think of Porsche, we think of spectacular power and astounding agility. We think of the allure of the carmaker’s coupes like the Porsche 911 and the prestige of their Cayenne SUV lineup. The last thing you would probably associate Porsche with is a traditional looking, family sedan﹣and that’s where the Panamera comes …

Hybrids & Electrics

Toyota Unveils New Yaris Crossover SUV

Toyota recently unveiled its completely new 2021 Yaris Cross compact  SUV and it’s kind of a big deal. The Yaris Cross is a follow up to the regenerated lineage of Yaris compact cars back in October 2019. With the Yaris Cross, Toyota is promising incredible fuel efficiency stemming from its updated hybrid methodology and of …

the AWDe is a great example of why knowing what drivetrain and powertrain mean is important
Cars

The Most Satisfying Small Cars Under $35,000

Owner satisfaction is best determined by how likely drivers would buy the car in question again. This doesn’t mean that the car doesn’t have flaws, but that its overall value supersedes everything else. Check out the most satisfying small cars under $35,000 that Consumer Reports’ members would buy again based on offered reliability, safety, and …

White Ford Expedition Platinum Edition
Trucks & SUVs

Consumer Reports: Best 2020 SUVs

Take it or leave it, Consumer Reports is a typically well-trusted source in terms of buying a new car. It compiles consumer reviews as well as road tests. Vehicles are then rated on several different aspects such as efficiency and driving experience to give cars realistic overall scores and reliability ratings. Naturally, CR made a …