NEWS

Mercedes-Benz EQS interior — including Hyperscreen — shown off in all of its glory

The official debut of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS isn’t too far away and the brand has shown off the battery-electric sedan’s interior in all of its screen-packed glory. Mercedes’ new MBUX Hyperscreen dominates the cabin, flaunting one display after another. In total, the whole system covers 56 inches’ worth of curved glass housing three massive […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/29/2021
Rivian CEO testing Yakima and Rivian branded accessories for the R1T

When preparing to sell an outdoor focused vehicle, it’s important to have factory accessories available. While many will head straight to the aftermarket, there’s value in offering a full setup right from the manufacturer. The outdoor accessory maker Yakima seems to understand that more than others, and its accessories are offered by the manufacturer from […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/28/2021
2021 Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring PHEV gets fuel economy rated and EV range documented

The EPA has posted the fuel economy and range ratings for the 2021 Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring plug-in hybrid. This is the third powertrain option on the smallest crossover in Lincoln’s lineup. In EV mode, the Corsair Grand Touring is rated for 28 miles. With a full tank and battery charge, the Corsair Grand Touring […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/26/2021
Jeep’s 4xe charging network powered by Electrify America

We’ve known for awhile that Jeep would focus on putting EV chargers at trailheads and popular outdoor spots around the country to support the Wrangler 4xe and future electrified models. We now know that it’ll be done through a partnership with Electrify America. Level 2 charging stations will start appearing at Jeep Badge of Honor […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/26/2021
Is Lexus about to reveal an EV concept on March 30?

Lexus dropped a quick teaser for what appears to be a raised battery-electric concept vehicle ahead of its official reveal on March 30. This is the second teaser following the initial one in February showing the car’s rear. The sole photo provided shows a low-slung roofline and a super short rear deck lid hinting that […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/23/2021
2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid gets up to 38 MPG combined

If you’re looking for a compact crossover that blends power with exceptional efficiency, you now have another choice. The EPA just released the fuel economy estimates for the 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid and they’re on par or a smidgen lower than key competitors. Base Blue trims are the most efficient at 38 mpg city/highway/combined. SEL […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/23/2021
2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe economy numbers released

There was a time in the not-too-distant past where you could only purchase a Jeep Wrangler with one engine option. Today, that’s a very different story. One of these new engine options is a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder attached to a battery-electric hybrid system. That should be both an efficient and fun off-road tool that you […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/22/2021
2021 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid models gets official EPA electric range

EPA fuel economy and range estimates for the 2021 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid models have finally been released and it appears the new 17.9-kWh battery has provided a welcome improvement. The standard Cayenne E-Hybrid can travel up to 17 miles in EV mode with a full charge regardless of whether you choose the regular one or […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/22/2021
Good News! The Dacia Spring EV gets pricing in Germany

While the United States still doesn’t have what we’d consider a mass-market, affordable EV, our friends in Europe are being inundated with new affordable options. One of those options is the Dacia Spring. We now know how much it’ll cost in Germany. Carscoops has all the details. Pricing starts at €10,920 after government grants. That’s […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/22/2021
Nikon Metrology’s new X-ray CT system doubles inspection speeds for manufacturers

Nikon Metrology has announced a new industrial-grade X-ray CT scan system aimed directly at improving inspection speeds and reliability. Called the XT H 225 ST 2x, this scanner aims to streamline the production process and cut overall inspection times. This is done via new features that promise to provide clearer photos and cut the time […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/22/2021