Would Cheaper 2019 Model Rescue Toyota Mirai?

There are several reasons for the 2016 Toyota Mirai falling short of its potential, and the most salient one is the lack of hydrogen charging infrastructure. That could be remedied by the turn of the decade, if Toyota is diligent enough to follow Tesla’s lead by aiding in the construction of more charging facilities. However, Read more about Would Cheaper 2019 Model Rescue Toyota Mirai?[…]

2017 Ford Focus Electric: Time Is Up, Model E Taking Over

The reason Ford decided not to upgrade the range of the Focus Electric to more than 100 miles for next year is because of the Model E that is arriving in 2019. The latter will replace the Focus Electric as a Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bolt rival. Reports of the incoming Model E point at 200 Read more about 2017 Ford Focus Electric: Time Is Up, Model E Taking Over[…]

2017 Audi A4 Bids Farewell To CVT, 6-Speed Manual

In the looks department, little is expected of Audi when it comes time to refresh its vehicles. The same principle applies to 2017, as the Audi A4 compact sedan doesn’t appear to be anything new. Except there are actually developments under the hood which are reflected by a base price hike of $1,400. The vehicle Read more about 2017 Audi A4 Bids Farewell To CVT, 6-Speed Manual[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Inferior Fuel Economy To Colorado!

The EPA estimates are out for the 2017 Honda Ridgeline, and the good news is that numbers have gone up even though the EPA has grown more parsimonious with its ratings for 2017. One big question is how whether the Ridgeline establishes itself as the fuel economy leader in the midsize pickup segment. Its closest Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline: Inferior Fuel Economy To Colorado![…]

2016 Porsche Cayenne Lessens Risk Of Overrun By Macan

Within a matter of 12 months, the 2016 Porsche Macan managed to overtake the Cayenne to be the best-selling Porsche model worldwide in 2015. As the automaker is introducing a much cheaper turbo-four model for the smaller crossover, the Cayenne is at risk of being completely overshadowed as the go-to premium crossover from the German Read more about 2016 Porsche Cayenne Lessens Risk Of Overrun By Macan[…]

2016 Mercedes GLC Robs Evoque Of Chance To Shine!

In the first quarter of the year, JLR achieved a 45 percent sales growth in India, as the brand came to the fore spearheaded by the launch of the new Jaguar XE and Land Rover Discovery Sport. Later in the year the automaker is set to get another sales boost from the introduction of the Read more about 2016 Mercedes GLC Robs Evoque Of Chance To Shine![…]

2016 Chevrolet Cruze: Fewer Reasons To Disappoint

Previously, with many standalone options available to be added on Chevrolet Cruze buyers would put together the car they desire online only to find that their nearest dealer doesn’t spec it the way they wanted. That has disappointed a lot of customers and has been widely regarded as a bad move. As such Chevy is Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Cruze: Fewer Reasons To Disappoint[…]

2016 Tesla Model X: Worsening Cost Figures?

It has been found by Reuters that compared to GM, Ford, and Daimler, the warranty costs for Tesla are actually pretty steep. While hardly a surprise given Tesla’s relative manufacturing experience, it reveals that the automaker still has lots to work on to steady its ship. Comparing Tesla’s warranty costs in 2015 to 2014 shows Read more about 2016 Tesla Model X: Worsening Cost Figures?[…]

2017 Bentley Bentayga: Wary Of Trackhawk, Model X Threats

The vehicle packs 600hp from an insane W12 engine, but Bentley still feels that the most powerful SUV in the world is still not fast enough. The British luxury car maker is preparing a Bentayga Speed, which should take output beyond 650hp. This move makes sense if Bentley’s intention is to defend the Bentayga’s crown Read more about 2017 Bentley Bentayga: Wary Of Trackhawk, Model X Threats[…]

2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Proof That Minivans Are Sexy

Carrying a name like Town & Country is not going to get a vehicle anywhere with today’s crowd of automotive consumers. So the minivan’s death is a judicious decision by FCA – but could something better come in its place? Chrysler has answered that with a resounding yes, because the 2017 Chrysler Pacific minivan is Read more about 2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Proof That Minivans Are Sexy[…]

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: Image Wrecked Before US Arrival

For the longest time US consumers have been clamoring for the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the most popular EV across the Atlantic, to make its bow stateside. After several frustrating delays the plug-in Outlander has finally confirmed its US landing, only for Mitsubishi to bring controversy upon itself. The company recently admitted to conducting improper fuel Read more about 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: Image Wrecked Before US Arrival[…]

2017 Porsche 911 GT3: Purist Choice Turns Into Rare Breed

Although Porsche is big on it, a whole lot of fans are dissatisfied with the prevalence of turbocharging in Porsche’s lineup. In fact, almost all of its sports car models have made the shift to forced induction. There are a few exceptions, and chances are they won’t stay that way for long given how the Read more about 2017 Porsche 911 GT3: Purist Choice Turns Into Rare Breed[…]

2017 Chevrolet Colorado: Looking Good – If Only!

At this point no one really knows what the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado would look like, but a clue has emerged in the form of the refreshed 2017 Holden Colorado that’s destined for Australia. The redesign of the mid-size pickup for GM’s subsidiary down under draws it a lot closer to what US buyers are enjoying, Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Colorado: Looking Good – If Only![…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Gigafactory Out Of Reach – New Plan Emerges

One of the major concerns for Tesla regarding the 2017 Model 3 is whether or not the automaker could maintain build quality will servicing unprecedented demand in its history. There have been well over 400,000 reservations thus far for the Model 3, but that figure doesn’t account for the full extent of the vehicle’s demand. Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Gigafactory Out Of Reach – New Plan Emerges[…]

2016 Chevrolet Cruze: Progressive Tech, Outdated Design

Besides the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu, the Chevy Cruze is another big effort from GM to push for greater in-car connectivity by offering two years’ worth of free OnStar telematics and Sirius XM radio subscription along with free data for 4G LTE Wi-Fi. That’s a proactive effort to push the automotive industry forward. However, GM (or Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Cruze: Progressive Tech, Outdated Design[…]

New Ram 1500 Pickup Tested At Michigan As Fiat Toro?

Around the public roads of Michigan a Fiat Toro has been spied being tested without any camouflage on. While that could mean the pickup is coming over stateside, the lack of disguise suggests that the prospects are small. Instead, the Toro could have been taken for a spin for a preliminary testing of the Ram Read more about New Ram 1500 Pickup Tested At Michigan As Fiat Toro?[…]

2016 Honda CR-V Gives Nissan Rogue High Hopes!

Throughout the first quarter of 2016, the Honda CR-V didn’t have any relief in experiencing a big sales tumble. Since being the best-selling SUV last year, the CR-V has fallen behind the Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4 in sales numbers. In Q1 2015, the CR-V sold 73,127 units and in Q1 2016 it sold 71,188 Read more about 2016 Honda CR-V Gives Nissan Rogue High Hopes![…]

2017 Mazda CX-4 Keeps US Buyers Worried, Waiting

As much as US buyers are beginning to like three-row crossovers, they are starting to take to small ones. That’s why the Mazda CX-4 and Acura CDX that were unveiled at the 2016 Beijing Auto Show have received so much attention from abroad. Unlike the CDX, which Acura has confirmed is not in plans for Read more about 2017 Mazda CX-4 Keeps US Buyers Worried, Waiting[…]

2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport: Android Auto, Apple CarPlay Absent – Still Awesome

It’s a funny thing, the way JLR attaches the ‘Sport’ suffix to its vehicles. The Land Rover Discovery is a seven-seater, with the Sport variant seating five; on the Range Rover, it is the other way around – the Sport model is the seven-seater instead. Anyway, the two-row Land Rover Discovery is getting some sweet Read more about 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport: Android Auto, Apple CarPlay Absent – Still Awesome[…]

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI: Hot 310hp Model, Solid Type-R Killer!

It probably wouldn’t match the 2016 Ford Focus RS, but the 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S that is worth 310hp would be the most ferocious Golf GTI variant around and would be a proper contender against the tenth-gen Honda Civic Type-R. The top-level Honda performer that’s headed for the US next year is expected Read more about 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI: Hot 310hp Model, Solid Type-R Killer![…]