Tag: hybrid cars

First Look: The electrifying 2020 Polestar 1 coupe is the first of three future electrified vehicles from Volvo

Volvo is transforming its performance sub-brand, Polestar, into an electric vehicle manufacturer, and has outlined its plan to bring three vehicles to market early in the next decade. Debuting in Shanghai, the first Polestar vehicle, fittingly dubbed the Polestar 1, is a grand touring coupe slated to start production in […]

First Look: On sale by decade’s end, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell bridges the gap between today and tomorrow

Two things about the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell are potential game changers within the hydrogen-powered vehicle landscape. First, this pre-production SUV is actually good looking, which means that Honda and Toyota don’t have much of an excuse for the styling of the Clarity and Mirai. Second, the GLC F-Cell runs […]

The 2018 Volvo XC60 offers these 8 compelling attributes…as well as a notable weakness

In days gone by, pretty much the only things that came to mind when people thought of Volvo vehicles were outstanding safety content and boxy sheet metal. There’s nothing wrong with either of these attributes, but Volvo is a luxury brand, and the best luxury vehicles pique your desire by […]

Short Report: Driving the 2018 Kia Niro through the Montana wilderness to see if it’s truly a crossover

Officially, Montana was nicknamed The Treasure State because of the wealth of precious metals and fossil fuels hidden beneath its soil. The real treasures, however, are found on the surface and sometimes several thousand feet above, in the forms of mountains, prairies and badland canyons. In Bozeman, the air is […]

First Drive: Honda gears all-new 2018 Accord toward driving enthusiasts but retains mass appeal

Once the most popular class of vehicles in the country, the midsize sedan market has contracted significantly in recent years as consumer preferences shift away from cars. Many were quick to lament the death of this segment but such eulogies were premature at best. Roughly 1.3 million of these cars […]