2017 Toyota Prius: The Good, The Bad, And The Prius

The EV market is really taking off despite significant drops in gas prices, but it doesn’t look like everyone in the scene is enjoying this electric bloom. Case in point is the new-gen Toyota Prius, which despite its best efforts is sinking with a millstone around its neck. The Good In mentioning ‘best efforts’ above, Read more about 2017 Toyota Prius: The Good, The Bad, And The Prius[…]

2016 Mazda CX-5: Thumbs Up For Reliable, Proactive Mazda!

Recalls really aren’t a big issue anymore, unless of course if it grows to the magnitude of the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal or the Takata airbag saga. Well, Mazda is initiating its first ever recall of the Mazda CX-5 in the US. The models affected are the 2014 to 2016 ones and 264,463 examples are Read more about 2016 Mazda CX-5: Thumbs Up For Reliable, Proactive Mazda![…]

2016 Toyota RAV4: Eat Your Heart Out, Honda CR-V!

At one point last year it looked like the Honda CR-V is going to remain the unassailable force in the SUV segment, but a shift in tides saw the Honda CR-V coming out on top in sales for 2015 in a precarious position as the RAV4 was getting hotter on its heels. Now in just Read more about 2016 Toyota RAV4: Eat Your Heart Out, Honda CR-V![…]

2016 Tesla Model X: Can It Avoid Certain Failure?

The speed bump encountered by the Tesla Model S to thrive in China boils down to governmental policies aiming to strangle foreign competition out of the game. There isn’t any indication that the same thing isn’t going to happen to the Model X. As it sets up to enter the Chinese market, we received information Read more about 2016 Tesla Model X: Can It Avoid Certain Failure?[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: New 30kWh Battery Doesn’t Help

It could be down to the many promises for the next-generation 2017 Nissan Leaf, or it could be that the vehicle cannot cope with the increased competition – nonetheless the 2016 Nissan Leaf isn’t doing too well. Since launching the current model at the twilight of 2015, there have been approximately 2,000 sales of the Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: New 30kWh Battery Doesn’t Help[…]

Elon Musk vs Carlos Ghosn: Who’s Right About Autonomous Driving?

Carlos Ghosn has taken a more reserved stance on the matter of autonomous driving technology development after making a statement that “pours cold water” on Elon Musk’s optimistic position that believes Tesla can get an autonomous car on the road within three years. This doesn’t paint Ghosn as a very happy man, especially after his Read more about Elon Musk vs Carlos Ghosn: Who’s Right About Autonomous Driving?[…]

Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius Prepare For Brutal 2016

The EV market may be doing exceptionally well despite the circumstances of falling gas prices, but some loss is still inevitable. EV sales in the US dropped by about 5 percent from 123,049 vehicles in 2014 to 116,597 vehicles last year. Of course this gas price issue is most telling in the US, as the Read more about Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius Prepare For Brutal 2016[…]

2016 Chevrolet Colorado: Falls Dead Again, Naturally

We thought that the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon Duramax twins would put up a good fight to the Toyota Tacoma; but both those trucks have coughed up paltry sales numbers for the first month of the year, crushed once again by Toyota’s pickup. January 2016 sales numbers for the 2016 Tacoma is 12,718 units Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Colorado: Falls Dead Again, Naturally[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Too Feminine For Truckers

It was criticized for being too soft when initially spotted, in spite of Honda’s plan to make it look more conventional than it was before. Now it seems that the 2017 Honda Ridgeline is promoting itself during Super Bowl in a way that wouldn’t really appeal to truckers. The video commercial is called ‘A New Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline: Too Feminine For Truckers[…]

2017 Hyundai Elantra: Readying A Focus ST Rival Hatch!

In terms of pricing, the upcoming Hyundai Elantra was released as a cheaper alternative to the tenth-generation Honda Civic. That’s not where Hyundai wants it to end. It looks like the South Korean automaker wants to match it for performance as well. As such we should likely see the Hyundai Elantra Sport make an entrance, Read more about 2017 Hyundai Elantra: Readying A Focus ST Rival Hatch![…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt: Leaf Unprepared For The Invasion!

Last year the Nissan Leaf beat the Chevrolet Volt in the sales charts by a margin of about 2,000 vehicles. By right, the Volt should be second behind the Tesla Model S and not the all-electric compact as it was held back by limited release. Considering the actual demand of the Volt, December 2015 should Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Leaf Unprepared For The Invasion![…]

2016 BMW i3: EPA Numbers Don’t Lie

The top reason for why people seek out EVs is how far they can go. Whether they blend electric motors with gas engines or run solely on battery power, people want to be assured that their vehicle can take them far without having to stop and fill up so many times. In that regard the Read more about 2016 BMW i3: EPA Numbers Don’t Lie[…]

2016 Tesla Model S: Tesla Still Has to Raise Its Game

Tesla has proven that saving the world doesn’t mean having to let go of fun. The Tesla Model S has specifically driven that point in, after being the most sought-after EV in the entire world in 2015 for not only its gas-saving benefits but also its insane sportiness. CEO of the company, Elon Musk, has Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: Tesla Still Has to Raise Its Game[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Don’t Play Coy With Me!

Perhaps Tesla has learned its lesson with the Tesla Model S and recently the Model X. If you reveal it early without the ability to feed the ensuing mayhem of demand, you’re not going to have a good time. That’s why it has been mentioned that the 2017 Tesla Model 3 is going to be Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Don’t Play Coy With Me![…]

2017 Mercedes E-Class Goes Up A Class; S-Class Going Even Higher

What people were glad to see in the upcoming Mercedes-Benz E-Class is its new styling direction. The interior had S-Class written all over it, and now its coupe version has been spied heavily camouflaged in the snow looking really similar to the C-Class and S-Class coupes. We should see the same powertrain, tech features and Read more about 2017 Mercedes E-Class Goes Up A Class; S-Class Going Even Higher[…]

2018 Ford Ranger: It’s Now Or Never!

At this point in the US automotive market crossovers, utilities and pickups are the ruling class. In fact, for Ford which dominates the industry with the Ford F-Series being the best-selling vehicle in the entire market, pickups have accounted for nearly 90 percent of the automaker’s sales for the past few years. Considering that fact, Read more about 2018 Ford Ranger: It’s Now Or Never![…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt: Autonomous Driving? Yes, Autonomous Driving!

The all-electric 2017 Chevrolet Bolt arrived with great promise for GM’s ride-sharing plans, but we felt a tinge of disappointment that it did not arrive with semi-autonomous driving features. So far all that has been mapped out for autonomous driving is the Super Cruise technology to be equipped in the Cadillac lineup. There is reason Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Autonomous Driving? Yes, Autonomous Driving![…]

2017 Scion iA: Promised Plenty Of Miata-Rivaling Tech

Outside of Japan, the Daihatsu brand is a relatively unknown name. It is set to raise awareness of what it can be capable of now that Toyota, who formerly owned 51 percent of the company, has seized control of it in totality. Where Daihatsu will be applied is in the the small car lineup for Read more about 2017 Scion iA: Promised Plenty Of Miata-Rivaling Tech[…]

2017 Nissan Sentra Preparing New Chevy Cruze Rival!

There is a good chance that the new Chevrolet Cruze hatchback will be getting a new rival in the form on a Nissan Sentra hatch, as the Japanese brand says that it is entertaining that possibility after confirming plans to introduce more engine options for the Sentra sedan. This wouldn’t be something new though. A Read more about 2017 Nissan Sentra Preparing New Chevy Cruze Rival![…]