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NEWS


2022 Lexus LX teased taking a stroll in the desert

The launch of a new Toyota Land Cruiser always means a more luxurious sibling follows soon after. That’s exactly what happened here because the 2022 Lexus LX has just been teased. We see a few important design cues for the Land Cruiser’s more luxurious sibling, including full width LED taillights. Like the 2022 NX, it […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/8/2021
2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E gets modest range increase: Report

One model year after its initial release, the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E receives a range bump. First found by Macheforum via an order guide, the increase comes via battery packs with more usable capacity across the board. For the 2022 model year, the standard range model now has 70 kWh usable capacity while the extended-range […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/7/2021
Volvo Cars to go public on Stockholm Stock Exchange

Volvo Car Group has announced that it intends to offer Initial Public Offering (IPO) under Nasdaq Stockholm. This will allow shareholders to invest in a fast-growing luxury brand and is expected to raise profits by $2.8 billion via the potential partial sale of shares by Volvo’s main stockholders. AMF and Folksam, who each own 2.2 […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/7/2021
Piëch GT is the production version of the Mark Zero Concept

Two years after introducing the Mark Zero Concept at the 2019 Geneva auto show, the production version has debuted as the Piëch GT. Piëch Automotive, which was co-founded in Zurich, Switzerland by Anton Piëch, son of Ferdinand Piëch, hasn’t deviated much from the show car’s design. It remains a typical two-door coupe with seating for […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/7/2021

REVIEWS

Toyota
2022 Toyota Tundra first drive review: Electrified with different personalities

Let’s face it, the Detroit Three have the full-size truck market cornered. In the age of electrification, they intend to keep it that way with hybrid and battery-electric pickups. Toyota isn’t going down without a fight though. With its loyal fan base and off-road heritage, the 2022 Toyota Tundra is marching to a different beat. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/12/2021
Ford
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT and GT Performance Edition first drive review: Boogity boogity

As we near the end of the 2021 calendar year, there are still some folks out there who want to litigate whether or not a Mustang Mach-E is actually a Mustang. It doesn’t matter if that’s what Ford calls it or not, there’s some sort of “heritage” reason why it’s not. For those doubters, we’d […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/11/2021
Lexus
2022 Lexus NX 350h and NX 450h+ first drive review: Evolution is beautiful

When you have a winning formula, improving on it means strategically pinpointing what needs the most attention. The first-generation Lexus NX had a lot of good things going for it but several things could’ve been better executed. With the arrival of the second-generation model, Lexus’ second bestseller has evolved to further refine its already strong […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/7/2021
Ford
2022 Ford Maverick hybrid first drive review: The best small pickup / small crossover / small car you can buy

When Ford announced the new compact Maverick pickup truck, we thought of it as competition of the awesome new Hyundai Santa Cruz. It was entering a new segment with a truck smaller than it has built since the old compact Ranger left our world in 2011. But then Ford announced the base price and the […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/5/2021

OPINION PIECES

Hot or Cold: 2021 IAA Mobility Munich Motor Show reveal recap

During a pandemic, auto shows are lacking a lot of relevancy. In fact, we predicted their demise last year. But that doesn’t mean that they aren’t happening at all, and the IAA Mobility show in Munich was the first chance in awhile for manufacturers to show of new and future products. IAA Mobility was filled […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/10/2021

The Nissan Leaf is likely not going away anytime soon

Rumors of the Nissan Leaf getting discontinued have been making their rounds ever since the Ariya made its global debut in mid-2020. With the compact crossover being a high-volume vehicle across all global markets, it’s not surprising that the Ariya’s arrival could spell the demise of Nissan’s first dedicated battery-electric nameplate. However, that doesn’t seem […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/9/2021
The series hybrid may just be the way to get consumers to embrace electrification

For most consumers, a battery-electric vehicle isn’t the most viable solution, especially if you don’t have a charger at home. Between range anxiety and the perceived inconvenience of charging, the majority of the U.S. population doesn’t see it as a feasible option just yet. But what if I told you that there’s a potential middle […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/22/2021
Charging by the minute for EV charging should be illegal

Owning an electric car means that sometimes you won’t be charging at home or work, but rather at a DCFC station. This might be because you’re on a road trip, or you’re just out driving around and need some extra juice. There are many different places that offer fast charging, from a variety of different […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/16/2021
2022 Ford Maverick hybrid pickup truck: How we’d spec it

The 2022 Ford Maverick is a bit of a trendsetter. It’s the only truck expected to get 37 mpg combined thanks to its standard hybrid powertrain and the second model to enter the recently revived compact pickup segment alongside the Hyundai Santa Cruz. This vehicle is aimed straight at people who need the capabilities of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021

HOW-TO ARTICLES

How-to build the best EV tire repair kit
by Robbi Hess
9/13/2021
How to use camp mode in your Tesla
by Robbi Hess
5/27/2021
How-to charge your EV for free
by Samanthan Rutherford
1/4/2021
How-to find detailed Tesla Supercharger location information
by Chad Kirchner
12/24/2020

BUYING GUIDES

Do I need winter tires for my EV?

I hesitate to write this article because we are in the midst of summer and no one wants to think about snow and ice and treacherous roads, right? Well, that may not be true, especially if you’re in sweltering heat or humidity. Winter will, unfortunately, be here before you know it and you may be […]

by Robbi Hess
8/25/2021

Which 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid trim should you get?

Good value doesn’t always mean getting as much as you can for as little money. In some cases, what the additional content adds to the experience matters more than the dollars you spend. As the mid-size sedan bench mark, the 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid must give you more than the competition in terms of substance. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/28/2021
Top 5 tire pressure gauges for your electric car

Whether you’re going down the road or cross-country, the last thing you want to be faced with is a flat tire. Unless you are traveling with your own pit crew who can leap to your aid and make certain the tire pressure is where it belongs and can fix your flat or replace your tire, […]

by Robbi Hess
6/21/2021
2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid vs. 2021 Toyota Venza: Which one should you get?

If you’re looking for a fuel-efficient electrified crossover, there’s a wealth of choice out there, especially in the compact and mid-size segments. Toyota alone has a hybrid for every need and if yours only requires two rows, you can choose between the RAV4 Hybrid or the Venza. Which one to get? How does each one […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/16/2021
2022 Ford Maverick vs. 2021 Honda Ridgeline: Does size really matter?

Unibody pickups were once seen as crossovers with beds masquerading as trucks but it appears the trend has caught on. With the arrival of the 2022 Ford Maverick, there are now three trucks that use a unibody construction. The original, however, was the Honda Ridgeline and it has stuck with that formula. With that said, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021

FEATURE ARTICLES

Watch: 5 features that make the 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV the off-road beast to get
by Chad Kirchner
10/4/2021
Video: We tour the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn and ride in the new 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
by Chad Kirchner
9/20/2021
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning in the metal: Imposing with its character
by Stefan Ogbac
9/13/2021
Watch: We ride in the Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition so you don’t have to
by Chad Kirchner
8/23/2021