In a world where the size of the truck too often — and stupidly, might I add — equates with the size of a man’s, well, manhood, it’s refreshing to see General Motors’ new midsize Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon twins making the case that size really does matter…just not in the way the Cowboy Cadillac-having crowd in hometowns across America would seem to think.
The Ford F-150 is always looking for a way to keep a leg up on the competition from other full-size trucks, and Ford Motor Company figures the truck’s new 2.7-liter V6 EcoBoost twin-turbocharged engine is a key element in making sure the Fiddy stays on top of the full-size truck sales charts in times of ever-higher fuel prices.
We introduced you to our three recent back-to-back-to-back hybrids a few days ago. Now, let’s talk about how they compare in terms of fuel economy.
Word association: When I say the two words, “Nissan LEAF,” what are the first two words that come to your mind? How about, “safari vehicle?”
It’s been years since I’ve driven a Nissan product. Now, I’m wheeling in a Nissan Versa Note and loving its tech — and, oddly enough, its CVT.
As of this week, Nissan said its “No Charge for Charge” program is officially up and running in select markets.
Fans of Elio Motors may recall the company originally planned to build a new version of the engine from the Geo Metro. Here’s why those plans changed:
After seeing one in person for the first time, we can say this: The new Jeep Renegade is boxy — in a good way — and should offer plenty of cool tech.
The Volvo XC90 T8 will be “the world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV,” according to Volvo, offering 400 horsepower, 472 ft-lbs of torque, and low emissions.
The Mazda2 may be offered as a plug-in hybrid with a 333-cc rotary engine acting as a range extender.
The 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco promises to be even more fuel efficient than before, with an EPA combined city/highway fuel economy score of 32 MPG. It also promises to be among the most technology-loaded Sonatas money can buy if you opt for its sole option, the $4,100 Technology Package.
The city of Grenoble, France is working with Toyota and other partners to make real its vision for a mass transit-connected EV sharing program by October.