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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat: Price Is Way Off

When Mike Manley, CEO of Jeep announced offhand that the Jeep Grand Cherokee will be adorned with a Hellcat badge, the automotive world went nuts for awhile. Until it arrives in 2018, we’ll be enjoying the lull before the storm. In this lull Patrick Rall of Torque News took the time to calculate the potential Read more about 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat: Price Is Way Off[…]

2016 Tesla Model X: Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Maybe it’s just one problem – just one – but is it a sign that Tesla should just keep things simpler with subsequent models? A particular Model X was reported by InsideEVs to have faulty falcon wing doors in that one allows rain water to pour right in and the other just leaks it in Read more about 2016 Tesla Model X: Why We Can’t Have Nice Things[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Fortunately There’s No Remote Unlock!

There wasn’t much to be interested in during the initial release of the 2016 Nissan Leaf. Other than a 30kWh battery capable of pushing the compact to 107 miles on a single charge, nothing much was new. Well, thankfully the Leaf didn’t include remote unlock and start, because it has just been found that the Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Fortunately There’s No Remote Unlock![…]

2017 Subaru WRX STI: Safety Upgrade On The Cards

As much as people want better performance for their vehicles today, people want better safety as well. A recent JD Power dependability study also revealed that to be true. While Subaru has been faring well in terms of safety, a sad fact is that its EyeSight technology does not stretch across its lineup. That could Read more about 2017 Subaru WRX STI: Safety Upgrade On The Cards[…]

Chevrolet Camaro: Mustang Less Reliable, Study Finds

Since the study on vehicle reliability from Consumer Reports is more than questionable, we turn our attention to dependability rankings by JD Power that has just been released. As usual, brands like Lexus and Toyota are among the top in the rankings, which are based on the amount of problems reported per hundred vehicles. The Read more about Chevrolet Camaro: Mustang Less Reliable, Study Finds[…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt vs Hyundai Ioniq PHEV: Challenge The Leader

After the Nissan Leaf has been dethroned, the Chevrolet Volt is now the leader in the US EV market – at least as far as January sales are concerned. Prior to this the Volt didn’t really have a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) to compete with it in the sales charts, but it could be different this Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt vs Hyundai Ioniq PHEV: Challenge The Leader[…]

OnePlus 3: Big Changes, No More Invites!

For OnePlus to continue with the exclusive invite system hereafter would be silly. The Chinese company has gotten past the initial hurdle of getting its brand recognized in the worldwide market by that marketing tactic. And ditch that tactic it will do. Now that it has started to allow the OnePlus X to be sold Read more about OnePlus 3: Big Changes, No More Invites![…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Has A Laugh At HTC One M10

Though the leaked images suggest a device that is going to look somewhat familiar (think iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S4), we have only gotten a look at the front of the upcoming HTC One M10 in poor lighting with the screen off. HTC knows that we don’t know how the back panel looks like, Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Has A Laugh At HTC One M10[…]

2017 Honda Pilot: More Success Potential As A Ridgeline

The Honda Ridgeline pickup is a substantial departure from the first-gen model, ditching the ‘flying buttress’ look for a more conventional appearance that we’re more acquainted with. What we’re acquainted with are the Honda Pilot and Ford F-150 – the front fascia gives away the Pilot and the bed gives away the F-150. It’s not Read more about 2017 Honda Pilot: More Success Potential As A Ridgeline[…]

2017 Jeep Renegade: Pushing Aside Cherokee, Wrangler Once More?

For the roads and markets around the world the Jeep Renegade is becoming increasingly popular, and more favored in the Jeep lineup compared to the established nameplates like the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Wrangler, which are still very strong in the US. At first Jeep’s plan is to bring into India the two established models Read more about 2017 Jeep Renegade: Pushing Aside Cherokee, Wrangler Once More?[…]

Nexus 6P: Pioneer Of A Better Camera

The Nexus 6P came with what was a really sweet camera in terms of hardware. Despite not having optical image stabilization, the flagship had a very able 12.3MP shooter accompanied by an 8MP selfie cam. Initially, the camera was not pushed to its best ability due to the vanilla Android software operating it that wasn’t Read more about Nexus 6P: Pioneer Of A Better Camera[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Sony Xperia Z5: Marshmallow Race!

Samsung Galaxy S6 users have been really frustrated that Android Marshmallow arrived so late to their devices, but not as late as the Galaxy Note 5 or the Sony Xperia Z5. It’s weird that the Note 5 is taking so long, given that Samsung had more work to do for extra Edge features on the Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Sony Xperia Z5: Marshmallow Race![…]

HTC One X9 Departs From HTC One A9 – Big Mistake?

One of the more low-key premieres in the Mobile World Congress is the HTC One X9, another flagships series from a shaky phone maker that is still reeling from heavy losses in 2015. Looking at the device, it appears rather similar to the HTC One A9 that has brought some hope of revival to HTC, Read more about HTC One X9 Departs From HTC One A9 – Big Mistake?[…]

Sony Xperia Z5 Follows HTC One M9 Into Extinction

If you want a case study on how not to sustain the success of a device, just study the HTC One M9 and how it didn’t properly capitalize on the success of the One M8. Sony has made the same mistake with the Xperia Z5, and now it’s time for the flagship to follow the Read more about Sony Xperia Z5 Follows HTC One M9 Into Extinction[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf Blows Away US Top-Selling EV!

Looking at the EV arena in US and Europe, it seems that the Nissan Leaf is running low on momentum and is in real need of the refreshed 2016 model with the new infotainment and battery heater to boost dwindling sales. That, however, is not the case in Japan. In the far east the Leaf Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf Blows Away US Top-Selling EV![…]

2016 Jeep Wrangler, Ford F-150 To Stay At The Bottom Of The Pile

A vehicle brand that provides a fun driving experience with cool advancements and great performance can still hurt its own reputation with poor reliability. This seems to be the case with FCA vehicles, and some other big ones as well. This year Consumer Reports has released a comprehensive list of all the best vehicle brands Read more about 2016 Jeep Wrangler, Ford F-150 To Stay At The Bottom Of The Pile[…]

2016 Mazda CX-5 vs Subaru Forester vs Honda CR-V: What About AWD?

Capable vehicles with well-known names, the Mazda CX-5, Subaru Forester, and Honda CR-V all have AWD systems available so that the slippery winter roads can be properly handled. A test conducted by The Car Connection to see which AWD system works best as each automaker programmed their system to behave differently in the event of Read more about 2016 Mazda CX-5 vs Subaru Forester vs Honda CR-V: What About AWD?[…]

2017 Chevrolet Cruze vs Honda Civic: Hatchback Showdown!

Folks have been bemoaning the design of the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze sedan, so the hatchback destined as a 2017 model is introduced. Now everyone loves it, though nothing much has changed other than the vehicle’s weight, which has gone 100lbs lighter with the hatch. The hatch variant of the 2016 Honda Civic has also recently Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Cruze vs Honda Civic: Hatchback Showdown![…]

Aston Martin DBX: New Tesla Model X Rival Snubs US, Purely British

After considering more than 20 potential locations to open up a production plant for the Aston Martin DBX crossover, including Alabama where Mercedes-Benz operates its production, the British automaker has opted to keep the vehicle in British hands. Eventually a location in St. Athan, South Wales has been chosen, which is only 130 miles from Read more about Aston Martin DBX: New Tesla Model X Rival Snubs US, Purely British[…]

2017 Bentley Continental GT Hybrid vs Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: Equal Luxury EV Showdown

Electrification doesn’t only happen for vehicle owners to save on fuel. Given how well Porsche has been doing with sales of the Cayenne S E-Hybrid and the Panamera S E-Hybrid, we believe that the Bentley Continental GT Hybrid will also thrive. That’s because the Continental Hybrid will sit on the same MSB platform as the Read more about 2017 Bentley Continental GT Hybrid vs Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: Equal Luxury EV Showdown[…]