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Toyota's Mirai Reignites Battery vs. Hydrogen Debate

On: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 12:12PM | By: Bill Wilson


Toyota's Mirai Reignites Battery vs. Hydrogen Debate test 1-1

The future of hydrogen cars took a giant leap forward recently, with Toyota unveiling its first mass production vehicle to use the alternative fuel. The name of the car is the “Mirai”, the Japanese word for “future”. Whether the new model lives up to it name is anyone’s guess. 


Nissan Engineering Team Builds All-Electric Pickup Truck

On: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 12:08PM | By: Bill Wilson


Nissan Engineering Team Builds All-Electric Pickup Truck test 1-1

Throughout most of their history, pickup trucks have been all about size and power—which makes sense, given that they’re also all about work. But, if a new concept vehicle from Nissan catches on, all of that may be about to change. Dubbed “Sparky,” it brings modern battery technology to the truck world.


2015 Range Rover Can Now Drive Itself Up a Mountain

On: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 1:32PM | By: Teddy Field


2015 Range Rover Can Now Drive Itself Up a Mountain test 1-1

We know the all-aluminum Range Rover is one of the capable off-roaders on the planet. Now the 2015 Range Rover has taken that ability to a whole new level. That’s right, the new Rover, and its jock twin, the 2015 Range Rover Sport, can literally drive themselves off-road…


Land Rover Debating Electric Range Rover Model

On: Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 12:15PM | By: Carl Malek


Land Rover Debating Electric Range Rover Model test 1-1

While the switch to an all-aluminium body has helped the current generation Range Rover obtain a noticeable improvement in fuel efficency over its steel-bodied predcessor, the quest for efficiency is still ongoing for the company. The future could include embracing electrification and launching an EV-based variant to join the Range Rover-branded model lineup, if a new report from England is to be believed in its entirety.


 

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Officially Rated at 83 Miles of Electric Range

On: Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 11:05AM | By: Teddy Field


2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Officially Rated at 83 Miles of Electric Range test 1-1

Electric cars are here to stay, and Volkswagen has jumped on the Battery Bandwagon with a fully electric version of the new Mk7 Golf. The EPA just completed energy consumption tests on the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf, and it scored near the top of the 2015 EV segment; its 116 combined miles per gallon equivalent makes it the most efficient in that segment. Click through to see how the Golf EV fared against the rest of the 2015 electric cars.


Pricing announced for the 2015 Lexus NX

On: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 4:44PM | By: Teddy Field


Pricing announced for the 2015 Lexus NX test 1-1

The compact luxury crossover market is white-hot at the moment. Everybody from BMW to Lincoln is vying to sell the newly appointed district manager’s wife a leather-trimmed Cute-UTE. Content and style is paramount to making a sale, and the uber-angular 2015 Lexus NX looks ready to claim a sizable chunk of the market. But what do you get for your husband’s hard earned money? Let’s find out…


An Open Letter To Acura

On: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 9:56AM | By: Lou Ruggieri


Acura NSX Concept test 2

For those of you old enough to remember, Acura, the luxury brand of Honda, decided to take a plunge into the world of performance cars.  They toiled for years over what to build, how to execute it, and if it would be a success. Well, in 1991 the NSX debuted and although you didn't hear it here first, the NSX was a raging success. The result of all that hard work? An all-aluminum-bodied, mid-engined sports car boasting a Honda-built V6 making nearly 300 horsepower (in 1991 that was a lot) with a max engine speed of nearly 8,000 rpm. Honda employed arguably the best designer in the business, and maybe even the best ever. Want proof? The next time a Pininfarina-styled NSX passes you on the highway and you nearly snap your neck trying to place it in the archives of your brain's automaker catalogue, ask yourself if that car looks like it's from 1991. 


The Pioneer Spirit of Ford Motor Company

On: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 12:22PM | By: Teddy Field


The Pioneer Spirit of Ford Motor Company test 1-1

For over 100 years, Ford's iconic blue oval has adorned many of this country's best-selling cars. From the Ford Model T to the Ford F-150, Henry Ford has left an indelible mark on our transportation history. A legacy that lives on in the wildly popular Ford Focus, Ford Fusion, and the Ford F150. Ford dealers across the country are teeming with business, so let's see how it all began.


World's Fastest Production Sedan: The 691hp Tesla Model S P85D

On: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 3:59PM | By: Teddy Field


World's Fastest Production Sedan: The 691hp Tesla Model S P85D test 1-1

The all-electric Tesla Model S has actually made the idea of driving an American car cool again. This long-range luxury touring sedan has revolutionized the way we look at EVs. And now they’re going to change the way we look at performance. Say hello to the crazy-fast Tesla Model S P85D.


New Help with Car Seats

On: Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 10:15AM | By: Karen Cook


New Help with Car Seats test 1-1

I’m old enough to remember a time before car seats. I can remember a time before lots of things, but this article will focus on car seats. The first “restraint” that I remember wearing in the car was similar to the leashes you see some children equipped with in public places so they don’t get too far from their parents. It covered my chest and hooked to the seat belt but left me plenty of room to stand up to see out the windows. Its purpose I assume was to keep me from flying out of the vehicle in an accident. Luckily, it was never put to the test.


Rumored 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Eco-Friendly SUV Coming Our Way?

On: Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 2:04PM | By: Jai Colvin


Rumored 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Eco-Friendly SUV Coming Our Way? test 1-1

There is a huge push for more environmentally friendly vehicles. As of right now, the Toyota Prius is the lead when folks talk about hybrids, but recently Toyota announced that the 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is on its way.