2017 Toyota C-HR: What The Hell Is That?!

The recent success of the Toyota RAV4 has been due in large part to the introduction of a hybrid variant, helping it climb above the Honda CR-V as the best-selling SUV in the US. That’s why the upcoming Toyota C-HR should be a hit as well, running on a new hybrid powertrain borne of the Read more about 2017 Toyota C-HR: What The Hell Is That?![…]

2017 Lexus LC 500h: EV Changes Nothing

We were quite pleased with how the Lexus LC 500 coupe turned out when it was unveiled. Retaining most of the essence from the LC-FC concept, the production model only sanded off the edges from the concept and remains as spicy as it could be. A similar approach should be taken by Lexus when it Read more about 2017 Lexus LC 500h: EV Changes Nothing[…]

2017 Nissan Leaf: Forget Autopilot, Clap To Auto-Park?

Automakers usually promote their technology via boring ads with plain animations that show viewers how the unseen sensors or whatever work to provide more convenience to the driver. Well, Nissan has found a much cuter way of promoting its auto-parking technology: self-parking chairs. In fitting with a Japanese stereotype of both efficiency and tidiness, Nissan Read more about 2017 Nissan Leaf: Forget Autopilot, Clap To Auto-Park?[…]

2016 Toyota Tacoma: Struggling To Keep Up

There will be a Saturday shift added to the automaker’s plants in San Antonio and Baja, and it seems like a no-brainer if Toyota doesn’t want to continue struggling to keep up with consumers. According to Torque News, the last couple of years saw production capacity barely able to satisfy red-hot demand for the pickup Read more about 2016 Toyota Tacoma: Struggling To Keep Up[…]

2017 Jeep Cherokee: Some Matters Left Unsorted

In order to make more room for the Jeep Wrangler in Toledo, the Jeep Cherokee is moving out to Illinois. Once space has been vacated the plant will be due for renovations so suit the aluminum-heavy production of the next-gen Wrangler. One of the drawbacks of the Cherokee moving out is the reduction of total Read more about 2017 Jeep Cherokee: Some Matters Left Unsorted[…]

2016 Honda Civic: Say Bye-Bye To Camry!

While it remains the best-selling sedan in the US thus far, the Toyota Camry is starting to lose its footing at the top with the 2016 Honda Civic snapping at its heels. In January 26,848 units of the Camry and 26,741 units the Civic were sold. That only amounts to a 0.4 percent difference between Read more about 2016 Honda Civic: Say Bye-Bye To Camry![…]

Ford Bronco Could Don Vintage Looks To Go Off-Road

Many people are already calling it: Ford Bronco is going to return as a direct Jeep Wrangler competitor, if it comes back at all. Nothing is going to make fans happier than to see another rugged 4×4 that can rival Jeep’s darling not only on performance but in legacy as well. With fuel prices sitting Read more about Ford Bronco Could Don Vintage Looks To Go Off-Road[…]

2018 Mercedes S-Class: Not Stylish Enough?

With the new Mercedes E-Class taking on the styling direction of the prior S-Class models, we don’t know which way the S-Class is going to go. We may have an answer now. Spy photographers from Carscoops have managed to get a good snapshot of the 2018 S-Class cabin which reveals most of the dash, including Read more about 2018 Mercedes S-Class: Not Stylish Enough?[…]

2017 Porsche 911 Turbo Steers To Electric Route!

It seems that the Porsche 911 Turbo could be adopting an electric model in the near future. Some will surely be excited about this prospect, though some may be worried that it would entail a drop in performance. Their fears can be allayed by the fact that the two-door electric would be based off the Read more about 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo Steers To Electric Route![…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Tacoma’s New Rival In Towing?

The first-generation Honda Ridgeline was rated at 5,000lbs as the most it can tow, but the new one may just be able to do more. At the 2016 Chicago Auto Show, the TFLTruck spotted a sticker on the Ridgeline stating a 5,000lbs max trailer weight and a 500lbs max tongue rating, but it might just Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline: Tacoma’s New Rival In Towing?[…]

Next Mercedes C-Class Is Prepared For Autonomous Tech

According to the chief of Daimler AG Dieter Zetsche, the introduction of every new model has got to feature something new due to the pace of innovation today. The Mercedes E-Class has already gone a step higher by adopting a lot of the styling standards of the S-Class, apart from semi-autonomous driving tech. We’re not Read more about Next Mercedes C-Class Is Prepared For Autonomous Tech[…]

2017 Kia Optima EV Hits Really Low Drag Coefficient!

Kia premiered two hybrid variants of its Optima sedan, and the plug-in version is meant to be the more exciting between the two. The hybrid deals more with better fuel economy but the plug-in promises greater power and better interior as well. What’s particularly interesting is how the body of the electrified Optima is designed Read more about 2017 Kia Optima EV Hits Really Low Drag Coefficient![…]

New 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Feature For Naive Drivers

As young drivers who have just gotten their license can be a tad too reckless on the wheel, parents have a cause for concern. For those parents, the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu can be quite appealing with a new safety feature called Teen Driver. Enabled by a pre-programmed key and safeguarded by a PIN code, the Read more about New 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Feature For Naive Drivers[…]

Jeep Wrangler, Renegade Just Keep Bringing Drivers Back!

Jeep won the Highest Conquest Percentage award from the 2015 IHS Automotive Loyalty Awards with a few nameplates bagging top honors for their respective categories. Proof that the brand has the strongest pulling power in the market can be found with the Jeep Wrangler, Renegade, and Grand Cherokee nabbing loyalty awards for Non-Luxury Compact SUV, Read more about Jeep Wrangler, Renegade Just Keep Bringing Drivers Back![…]

2016 Subaru WRX STI: Safety Really Is A Concern

Between the Subaru WRX and the range-topping STI, the latter is surely the more appealing option. The STI produces 37hp and 32lb-ft more than the WRX through its 2.5L BOXER engine; however, so much power without top-level safety technology is a concern. The Subaru EyeSight technology has not only helped the WRX but other Subaru Read more about 2016 Subaru WRX STI: Safety Really Is A Concern[…]

2018 Jeep Wrangler vs Ford Bronco: This Needs To Happen

If there is one strong reason for the Ford Bronco to make a return, it is surely the Jeep Wrangler. The household off-road nameplate has been most left to compete directly with no other in the market. Jeep’s plans for a mild hybrid and diesel variant for the Wrangler also shows that demand for off-road Read more about 2018 Jeep Wrangler vs Ford Bronco: This Needs To Happen[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Should We Forget About Ludicrous Mode, Autopilot First?

Being basically an electric compact sedan aimed at the Audi A4 and BMW 3-Series, the Tesla Model 3 is capable of being both as affordable as under $30,000 after incentives or up to $70,000 after maxing out all the extra options. By being an affordable vehicle means that plenty of the expensive stuff from the Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Should We Forget About Ludicrous Mode, Autopilot First?[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline vs Hyundai Santa Cruz: Surely An Interesting Fight

For an automaker that doesn’t do trucks, Honda’s second-gen Ridgeline truck is certainly a great vehicle. Perhaps it has learned from the mistakes that sunk the previous effort, especially with its design. Hyundai on the other hand has less experience in the segment, so we don’t know if the Santa Cruz pickup is going to Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline vs Hyundai Santa Cruz: Surely An Interesting Fight[…]

2017 Jeep Wrangler: Not Everyone Will Be Happy

Given the continuing success of the Jeep Wrangler, FCA is looking to take the illustrious off-roader to the next level by moving its 2015 worldwide best-seller Jeep Cherokee to another plant so that the Toledo plant can accommodate Wranglers in higher volumes. While that sounds like great news, not everyone is going to be happy. Read more about 2017 Jeep Wrangler: Not Everyone Will Be Happy[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: A Honda Pilot, And Then Some

The ironic thing about the 2017 Honda Ridgeline pickup is how it captured the eye at the Detroit Auto Show by looking like a regular truck. In fact, it was because it looked quite conventional and familiar that everyone paid attention. A lot of people remarked how the Ridgeline is very much redolent of the Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline: A Honda Pilot, And Then Some[…]