Crossovers and SUVs are the focus of this month’s roundup of new vehicle announcements, and like January’s headlines, nearly all of those new models incorporate electrification. Among mainstream automakers, Mazda and Toyota are ready to roll out their newest mid-size, three-row crossovers, both of which will offer hybrid powertrains, while Volkswagen and Subaru have revised... Read More.
If you’re keen on saving energy (and money) while driving, you’ve probably tried efficient driving techniques, like gentle acceleration and deceleration. But what if you could ease the strain on your car by avoiding the brakes altogether? In this article, we’ll cover what one-pedal driving is, which vehicles have it, some of its benefits, and... Read More.
Over the last decade, many upscale car manufacturers have expanded their lineups with lower-priced models to attract shoppers who want the image a luxury vehicle projects as much as the posh features they come equipped with. But that doesn’t mean upscale brands are ignoring the demand for top-line prestige models. That’s especially true on the... Read More.
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.
Electrification once again dominates our latest roundup of auto industry news, in which Stellantis prices new subcompact crossover models from Alfa Romeo and Dodge, Chevrolet reveals the first-ever hybrid Corvette, and Mazda adds driving range and rotary power to its MX-30 EV. Alfa Romeo prices Tonale subcompact SUV at $44,995 Alfa Romeo has announced that... Read More.
For a long time, self-driving cars have seemed like a thing of the distant future. Now, however, that future is getting nearer. With several automakers releasing advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), semi-autonomous cars are slowly making a name for themselves in reality. Tesla’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) capability is offering drivers the chance to get one step... Read More.
Calling all electric vehicle (EV) fans! A new brand is entering the Canadian market. In this article, we’ll introduce you to VinFast, Vietnam’s first global automotive manufacturer. What is VinFast? Based in Vietnam, VinFast LLC is a private automotive company. It’s part of a larger conglomerate organization known as Vingroup, founded by Phạm Nhật Vượng.... Read More.
Have you ever wished you could switch your car into autopilot to just sit back and enjoy the ride? While you can’t purchase a fully autonomous car just yet, you can check out advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). These systems take on certain responsibilities of operating a vehicle, limiting how much the driver needs to be... Read More.
If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, you may wonder what, if any, industry awards and certifications you should consider. Companies like J.D. Power provide unbiased rankings on how various automakers stack up against their competitors to help consumers make informed decisions about their next ride. What Is J.D. Power? J.D. Power and... Read More.
For some auto enthusiasts, restoring an old car is the ultimate achievement. If you’re a DIY fan, giving an abandoned vehicle a second chance on the road is a great way to put your skills (and patience) to the test. Before investing too much of your time and money into a project car, check out... Read More.