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2017 Honda Accord: Due For Turbo, Hybrid Upgrade, Civic Platform

In line with a reinvention effort from Honda now that a new CEO is trying to pull the automaker from the doldrums, the Honda Accord is due for a big upgrade that involves a new platform and new turbocharged engine. Its reinvigoration is going to be sourced from the Honda Civic, which is at this Read more about 2017 Honda Accord: Due For Turbo, Hybrid Upgrade, Civic Platform[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Pilot Pickup At Right Place, Right Time

From the looks of the second-generation Honda Ridgeline, truck lovers aren’t getting anything new. Besides still sitting on the Honda Pilot platform – the one that will underpin the new Odyssey minivan as well – nothing much has been introduced in terms of styling. The cab is basically the front half of the Pilot SUV. Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline: Pilot Pickup At Right Place, Right Time[…]

2016 Honda Accord: Civic Sets The New Benchmark

Hardly anyone can argue against the Honda Civic nabbing the 2016 North American Car of the Year award. The new-gen model has helped brew excitement for the nameplate and it served a hot 37 percent sales improvement after confirmation of February sales numbers. While the Honda Accord bounced back from a poor start to the Read more about 2016 Honda Accord: Civic Sets The New Benchmark[…]

2017 Tesla Model S: Perhaps Model 3 Can Help With Poor Sales

Despite the increased potential for quality EVs to thrive in that marketplace and the initiative taken by the government to promote the segment, there wasn’t much the Tesla Model S could do in China to boost its sales. There have only been a little over 3,000 examples sold there for the most of last year. Read more about 2017 Tesla Model S: Perhaps Model 3 Can Help With Poor Sales[…]

Disaster For Mass Effect Series After Andromeda?

It is too early to guess whether the continuation of Mass Effect after the first trilogy is a bad or good idea, since BioWare has brought in a totally new set of characters and environments. However, trouble seems to be brewing and the series is wobbling on stilts as a big tide shift is occurring. Read more about Disaster For Mass Effect Series After Andromeda?[…]

2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer: Smaller Sibling To Combat Range Rover

While plans for the Jeep Grand Wagoneer are pretty much concrete by now, a new possibility has emerged in the form of a Jeep Wagoneer to pair with the bigger seven-seater. As the Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 makes way, the additional space left behind is perfect for FCA to fill, since it wants to Read more about 2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer: Smaller Sibling To Combat Range Rover[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Moto X Pure Edition: An Easy Decision?

Between the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Motorola Moto X Pure Edition, it seems quite obvious that both devices are quite tied in terms of performance specs, but it doesn’t reflect their price tag disparity. So is the Note 5 justified in being the pricier device? While the Note 5 uses an octa-core Exynos 7420 Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Moto X Pure Edition: An Easy Decision?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7: Threatened By Software Weakness

The launch of Android Lollipop for Samsung devices didn’t go so smoothly last time. With Android Marshmallow and the Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge the company was once again given an opportunity to make amends, but judging from the response of users it is safe to say they messed up again. The Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge devices are Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: Threatened By Software Weakness[…]

2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV: 500hp Menace To Range Rover, Porsche Macan

Alfa Romeo has decided to name its upcoming Giulia-based crossover Stelvio. It is the same name as a famous winding pass in the Italian Alps, so the decision does suggest that strong handling from the model. The European launch date of the crossover has been set at early 2017 by FCA boss Sergio Marchionne. Optimistically Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV: 500hp Menace To Range Rover, Porsche Macan[…]

HTC One A9 Wipes Off HTC One M9 – Taking Out The Trash?

A sharp shift in direction has apparently been taken by HTC after three generations of devices built with all-metal unibody complemented by special front-facing BoomSound Dolby Audio speakers. The traits that proved successful for the HTC One M8 has not translated well to the One M9, which has prompted the decision to ditch them in Read more about HTC One A9 Wipes Off HTC One M9 – Taking Out The Trash?[…]

2017 Mercedes E-Class: Fresh Diesel Tech Really Stretches Mileage

The more we learn about the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the more thrilled we are by its arrival. It seems like a new diesel engine has been unveiled for the premium sedan. Given the name OM 654, the 191hp 2.0L four-cylinder block will take over from the 2.2L unit in the present model. Mercedes has never Read more about 2017 Mercedes E-Class: Fresh Diesel Tech Really Stretches Mileage[…]

2018 Porsche 911 Turbo E vs Lexus LC 500h: A Fight Within Sight!

What was interesting for the Lexus LC 500h apart from its sharp styling is what the new Multi-Stage Hybrid powertrain from Lexus could do. It generates less output than the LC 500 V8 engine worth 468hp, but 354hp from a 45kW battery partnered with a 3.5L V6 is more than decent the hybrid. It results Read more about 2018 Porsche 911 Turbo E vs Lexus LC 500h: A Fight Within Sight![…]

2017 Porsche 911 R: Price Couldn’t Get Any Better!

For the longest time fans of the Porsche 911 have been longing for the performance coupe to offer a version for purists. They are getting it now, after the vehicle made its appearance at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show carrying GT3 RS credentials sans the rear wing. Being a limited edition model, the 911 R Read more about 2017 Porsche 911 R: Price Couldn’t Get Any Better![…]

2016 Tesla Model X: Production Troubles Over Already?

The end of last year saw many doubts loom over Tesla and its ability to churn out the Tesla Model X crossover, especially when order customers caused more of a din than before to get their orders fulfilled. Reports of accelerating production rates allayed fears for some time but people on the whole weren’t convinced Read more about 2016 Tesla Model X: Production Troubles Over Already?[…]

2016 Chevrolet Volt: Possible To Climb Above Tesla Model S

It is not difficult to understand why the Tesla Model S, which has already passed 100,000 deliveries worldwide, was last year’s best-selling EV. In the US it has resumed its spot at the top, but there is the risk it would be supplanted by another EV that’s been simmering under the surface. The 2017 Chevrolet Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Volt: Possible To Climb Above Tesla Model S[…]

2016 Honda CR-V vs Toyota RAV4: Playing Catch-Up Post-Winter

At one point last year it seemed that the Honda CR-V was going to remain the best-selling SUV in the US against the likes of the Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape, and Nissan Rogue. However January saw the CR-V experience a steep decline allowed other SUVs to overtake it in the sales charts, probably due to Read more about 2016 Honda CR-V vs Toyota RAV4: Playing Catch-Up Post-Winter[…]

2016 Chevrolet Malibu vs Honda Civic: New Sedan Rivalry!

Sedans as a whole aren’t having a good time in the US market caused in large part by the booming crossover and pickup segments. That doesn’t really apply for the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu which sits alongside the new Honda Civic as the biggest growers among the top 20 best-selling vehicles in the US. But the Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Malibu vs Honda Civic: New Sedan Rivalry![…]

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs Audi A4 vs Mercedes GLC: Best In The World?

After the conclusion of the 2016 North American Car of the Year and European Car of the Year awards which saw the Honda Civic and Opel Astra respectively take home top honors, it is time for the 2016 World Car of the Year showdown. There are five categories, but the most important one is the Read more about 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs Audi A4 vs Mercedes GLC: Best In The World?[…]

2016 Honda Civic Surpasses Accord – One Quarter Honda Sales!

This can be seen coming for quite some time already, but the 2016 Honda Civic has overtaken the Honda Accord. It continues to set alight a struggling sedan segment and is not ceasing its insane sales growth anytime soon. Bearing a little over 25 percent of Honda’s total sales, the sedan has pushed the automaker Read more about 2016 Honda Civic Surpasses Accord – One Quarter Honda Sales![…]