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Mazda will launch 13 electrified vehicles globally by 2025

Mazda has announced its revised electrification strategy as part of its Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030 plan, which itself is a component of the brand’s goal to become carbon neutral by 2050. This new initiative will see the continued development of internal combustion engines alongside the introduction of electrified powertrains, enabling Mazda to offer varying degrees of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/17/2021
Honda Clarity discontinued after 2021 model year

The Honda Clarity has officially been discontinued, as production will end in August 2021. Both the fuel cell and plug-in hybrid variants were the last two models left after Honda dropped the 89-mile all-electric version in 2020. Honda recently committed to carbon neutrality by 2050 and aims to have a lineup strictly made up of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/17/2021
2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe spotted testing in Metro Detroit

The new Jeep Grand Cherokee is a serious contender is the mid-size SUV space. The long wheelbase 3-row version is nearing Range Rover level of luxury. But only a V6 and a V8 aren’t going to cut it as the company, and the world, moves toward electrification. That’s why you’re looking at the latest in […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/17/2021
BMW testing hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for X5

BMW has announced that it has begun testing near-production hydrogen fuel cell powertrains in Europe as part of its i Hydrogen NEXT program. This evaluates the effectiveness of hydrogen powertrains, model-specific chassis technologies, and vehicle electronic systems under real-life conditions. In BMW’s case, the X5 will be used as the test bed to see what […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/16/2021

REVIEWS

Volkswagen
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition review: Electric car for the people

Normalizing battery electric vehicles require a lot of work. You need to show consumers that it’s not as intimidating as it seems and transition slowly by keeping things conventional. The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 aims to do just that, promising good road manners and practicality wrapped in a compact crossover shell for maximum appeal. It also […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/21/2021
Toyota
2021 Toyota Sienna review: Hybrid exclusive family hauler

The Toyota Sienna is a mainstay among families looking for dependability, roominess, and versatility. With the latest generation, Toyota wants you to see this as more than just a box on wheels. The 2021 Sienna aims to be your stylish yet practical people mover that can handle foul weather while still excellent fuel economy with […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021
Lexus
2021 Lexus LC 500h review: Electrified grand touring

No other car is like the Lexus LC. This rear-drive coupe exemplifies Lexus in every sense, only now it’s wrapped in an exciting package. We’ve got our hands on the 2021 Lexus LC 500h to see if the complex hybrid powertrain changes the car’s character. For 2021, Lexus revised the LC’s suspension to reduce unsprung […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/31/2021
Toyota
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime review: Stereotype breaker

Toyota pioneered the hybrid powertrain. With the Prius, Toyota introduced the world to the benefits of electrification and the improved efficiency it brings. Now, the company is taking its hybrids in a new direction while retaining their miserliness. With the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime, compromise is no longer a word associated with hybrids or plug-in […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/27/2021

OPINION PIECES

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
The Android Automotive UI is a game changer

Multimedia systems are one of the most used parts of a car and manufacturers must get it right. Automakers have approached this differently to varying results. The best ones to date are Hyundai Motor Group, General Motors, Stellantis, and Mercedes-Benz. All of these companies have interfaces that are user-friendly because they’re either super straightforward or […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021
Pre-order a Tesla Roadster Founders Series and paid the full $250,000 up front? Here’s how much you’re potentially out

On November 16, 2017, Tesla debuted the perpetually upcoming Tesla Roadster 2.0. At that point, Elon Musk opened up the order banks for reservations. The reservation amount was substantial — $5,000 up front and $45,000 after 10 days — but if you wanted to secure that ultra lucrative Founders Series, you had to shell out […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/8/2021
Every new pickup truck debut now should have an BEV option

A paradigm shift recently occurred. EVs went from interesting talking points in the United States to genuinely considered products when Ford revealed the all-new F-150 Lightning electric pickup. In the future, we’ll look back on this time as Before Lightning and After Lightning. Any pickup truck reveal occurring After Lightning will have to have a […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/1/2021

HOW-TO ARTICLES

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
How-to charge an electric vehicle
by Stefan Ogbac
12/10/2020

BUYING GUIDES

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
2022 Ford Maverick vs. 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Who leads the compact pickup truck fight?

The compact truck segment has officially been revived and two automakers have jumped at the opportunity to lure consumers wanting a city-friendly pickup. With the 2022 Ford Maverick and 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz, there are now two options for those wanting the utility of a bed but aren’t willing to move up to a mid-size […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021
2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid vs. 2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: Which one to get?

Those in the market for a hybrid mid-size sedan only have three choices but all of them are strong entries. That means, you dear consumer, have a hard choice ahead. What if you want the most efficient options? That leaves the 2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid and the 2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. Both cars are solid […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/3/2021

FEATURE ARTICLES

2023 Genesis G90: Will it become an electric flagship luxury sedan?
by Stefan Ogbac
6/16/2021
2023 Lexus LX: The Land Cruiser’s more luxurious sibling is poised to electrify
by Stefan Ogbac
6/16/2021
How the multi-stage hybrid works on Toyota and Lexus vehicles
by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021
An electric vehicle is an amazing way to tour the sights and sounds of Los Angeles
by Stefan Ogbac
6/9/2021