Despite being around for about two decades, gas-electric hybrid technology has only recently become widely available in the compact crossover segment. Ford has the most experience in the compact hybrid SUV class: It offered a hybrid version of its Escape from 2005 through 2012. Toyota didn’t offer a hybrid in this class until 2017, but... Read More.
More rental companies are offering electric vehicles, allowing drivers to test out new ways to get around before making a commitment. This includes hybrid vehicles, which can be a great option for those curious about EVs but nervous about range anxiety. In this article, we’ll offer some tips to guide you in renting a hybrid... Read More.
For those interested in electric vehicles (EVs) but worried about range anxiety, a hybrid can be an ideal alternative. But how do you pick the right one? Let’s go over the differences between full, mild, and plug-in hybrids to help you find your perfect match. Full Hybrid Vehicles Full hybrid electric vehicles (FHEVs) typically come... Read More.
In this month’s notable auto news headlines, we learn the first details of Ferrari’s first-ever SUV model, the Purosangue, which eschews high-tech hybrid technology for an old-school V12 engine. Meanwhile, the BMW XM SUV continues the brand’s transition away from combustion engines as its first high-performance M model with an electrified powertrain. Nissan is making... Read More.
As gas prices continue to climb, many drivers are increasingly concerned about how to afford fuel. You may have heard about gas saving devices sold on the aftermarket that claim to help you get more out of your tank, but do they really make a difference? Let’s look at some products marketed as gas savers... Read More.
If gas prices are making you rethink your decision about switching to an electric vehicle, consider a hybrid. Out of the three types of hybrid vehicles (full, mild, and plug-in), we recommend plug-in hybrids as a great option for those interested in EVs but not ready to make the transition to all-electric. To help you... Read More.
Today’s pickup truck market is more diverse than ever. The trucks you can buy today range from entry-level workhorses to full-on luxury vehicles, all of which are designed to pull their weight and then some. But with more and more trucks being used as daily drivers, manufacturers are putting a lot of effort into making... Read More.
A few years ago, it looked like plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) would be the way of the future for the hybrid model segment. But the pace at which battery electric vehicle (BEV) technology is advancing means PHEVs may end up being a blip in the growth of the plug-in vehicle marketplace. Still, PHEVs offer a... Read More.
Among the many casualties of the auto industry’s transition to crossovers and SUVs is the subcompact car, which has largely disappeared from Canada’s new-vehicle market as subcompact crossovers have become the new entry-level offerings in many automakers’ portfolios. One effect of this change is that there are no longer many new vehicles you can buy... Read More.
Aside from safety and reliability, one of the most important factors car buyers look for in their next vehicle is fuel efficiency. In this blog post, we’ll help you find the most efficient vehicles by class. What Is Fuel Efficiency? Fuel efficiency, also referred to as fuel economy, is a measurement of how many litres... Read More.