Our experts deliver first-hand driving impressions and road tests with the latest fuel-efficient, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric car models. We judge their performance, practicality, efficiency, everyday usability, and value.
Subaru Solterra EV: Creating a Seamless Transition to Electrification
Whether you're a longtime Subaru owner or new to the brand, the new Solterra EV crossover is designed to make the transition to electric driving as smooth and easy as possible.
2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV Review
If you own a business or operate a fleet of trucks, Chevrolet's new Silverado EV 4WT is here. Learn more about the new model here.
Audi Q8 e-tron Road Test
Audi has updated the original e-tron EV SUV and turned it into the Q8 e-tron. The new model has much-improved range, new styling, a luxurious interior, and an excellent overall package.
Subaru Solterra Road Test
The Subaru Solterra is a crossover that combines the virtues of a Subaru with the virtues of an electric car. What's it like to live with in the real world? Read on to find out.
Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid Road Test
Toyota's perennially popular Corolla now has a crossover version, the Corolla Cross. The new Corolla Cross Hybrid adds the company's well-known hybrid system for 196 horsepower and 42 combined MPG. All mileage is EPA estimated.
Electric Hypercar Continues to Break Speed Records
Electric cars are attractive for reducing emissions and fuel consumption - but they also are capable of incredible performance. The Pininfarina Battista is a 1,900-hp electric supercar that's quicker than a Formula 1 racer, and it's street legal.
Road Testing Toyota's Fifth Gen Prius
The car that introduced most of us to the word “hybrid” in connection to an automobile is now in it’s Fifth Generation with all new forward-thinking design, vastly improved looks, even more fuel economy, and a new word for the Prius… “Performance.”
Road Testing Volvo's S60 Recharge
The Swedish luxury automaker has created a high-performance sedan that is safe, serene, and can blast you from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 4.2 seconds, all in a plug-in hybrid package that glides along for 41 miles before it needs a recharge. Wonder what they call it?
Nissan Updates the Leaf for 2023
Nissan has given its pioneering Leaf electric car a number of meaningful upgrades for the 2023 model year. It has more tech, updated styling, and offers better value. But some of its charging features lag newer competition.
2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid Road Test
Honda's incredibly popular CR-V has been redesigned for the 2023 model year. The highlight of the newest range is the CR-V Hybrid, which boasts two electric motors and fuel economy ratings of 40/34 city/highway, according to EPA estimates. What is it like to live with? We found out.
Audi e-tron GT Road Test
Audi's e-tron GT looks like an auto show concept car that's driven straight onto our roads. It has gorgeous looks, stupendous performance, and all of the luxury you'd expect from an Audi. What is it like to live with - and is its range enough for your needs? Read on to find out.
Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Hybrid Road Test
After fourteen years on the market, the new Toyota Tundra pickup truck is ready to take on America’s big three. Especially in its fully decked out TRD Pro Hybrid trim.
Toyota's Woodland RAV4 Hybrid
Toyota’s RAV4 Hybrid SUV takes on a new and more aggressive look in 2023 with the RAV4 Woodland Edition. Bringing off-road thrills in a fuel-efficient package, America's favorite hybrid SUV is now primed with even more power, performance, safety and comfort options.
Toyota Crown Hybrid Road Test
Is there still a market for large sedans? Toyota seems to think so. Its new top model, the Crown, is a different and intriguing take on the luxury sedan. It combines a tall, almost SUV-like ride height with standard all-wheel drive and and impressively efficient hybrid powertrain.
Road Test: McLaren's 671-hp Plug-In Artura Supercar
The McLaren Artura is one of a new breed of plug-in hybrid supercars, capable of over 200 mph while also driving emissions-free in the city. What is it like balancing the ability to go 0-60 mph in less than 3 seconds with silent electric running? Read on to find out.
Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Hybrid
After over 20 years on the market, the new 2023 Toyota Tundra pickup truck is ready to take on America’s big three full-size pickup trucks. Especially in its TRD Pro Hybrid trim.
Ford F-150 Lightning Road Test
Ford Motor Company has a hit on its hands with the F-150 Lightning. America’s best-selling truck is now available as an all-electric wonder wagon with a zero to 60 mph time of 4-seconds!
Audi Q4 e-tron SUV Road Test
Audi's new Q4 e-tron is an important new model, a pure-electric SUV aimed straight at the heart of the market. On paper it has a lot going for it, sized like a Q3 outside, but with space like a Q5 inside. Is it as good in the real world as well as on paper? Read on to find out.
2023 Toyota bZ4X Road Test
Toyota’s first electric car is being mass produced with a weird name, the Toyota bZ4x. It joins the growing ranks of compact crossovers with impressive options, range and charge times.
2022 BMW iX Road Test
Get past the polarizing looks and you quickly discover that the BMW iX is one of the most clever, and most innovative new products from the legacy German premium brands. It's great to drive, has excellent range, and a versatile interior.
Mercedes-Benz EQXX: 626 Miles On One Charge
Travelling from Mercedes’ home in Germany across the Swiss Alps and Northern Italy, to its destination of Cassis on the Côte d'Azur in France, the prototype EQXX covered more than 626 miles in everyday traffic, on a single battery charge.
2022 Audi e-tron Sportback Road Test
Audi’s e-tron, one of the original premium German electric vehicles, has a new sibling called Sportback. What was it like to live with during a cold Canadian winter?
2023 Volkswagen ID.4 Road Test
A five-seat SUV priced in the low-forties before incentives, the Volkswagen ID.4 aimed directly at the heart of one of the biggest and most competitive segments in the market. What is it like to live with?
2022 MINI Cooper S Electric Road Test
For 2022, the Mini Cooper S Electric has had its EPA-rated range upgraded to 114 miles, retaining its 181-horsepower, 199-pound-feet electric motor. While its range may not be impressive, it is great fun to drive - and a perfect electric city car. Read on to learn more.
2022 Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo Road Test
Is there anything the Taycan Cross Turismo doesn’t do? It’s great to look at, fantastic to drive, and its spacious cabin provides additional versatility compared to the luxurious Taycan sedan.
Preview: Zapp i300 eScooter
Zapp's new all-electric scooter is being called a transportation solution for urbanites who want an EV but don’t have the dedicated parking space for recharging an electric car.
2022 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Review
Since its debut on American roads a few months back, the new Jeep Wrangler 4xe Hybrid is selling like proverbial hot cakes. It's no wonder: this plug-in hybrid combines legendary Jeep capability with excellent electric range and the promise of zero emissions driving in the city.
Toyota Mirai: The Future Of Hydrogen EVs
Mirai is a Japanese word that means “future.” It is also the name of Toyota’s forward-thinking mid-size hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV) and it is one of the first mass produced hydrogen-powered electric cars on the market. But, where does hydrogen fit into the scheme of things?
2022 Rivian R1T Road Test
The Rivian R1T pickup truck is a true game-changer. It does everything very well and does a number of things that no other pickup truck is capable of. It may very well have the ability to change the minds of a lot of people who would normally never consider buying an all-electric vehicle.
Honda Clarity: The Ultimate Zero Emission Vehicle
You might call the Honda Clarity the ultimate ZEV since at one time or another in its history, the Clarity has been all three of these technological wonders: an all-electric car, a plug-in hybrid, and a hydrogen fuel-cell electric car.
2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E Road Test
For the second time in Ford’s long history, the new Mustang might just transform the brand. This time, the Mustang Mach-E crossover is taking it into an all-electric future. Read more about it here.