Yep, I still need to get a longer review of the Volkswagen e-Up! posted, but while you wait for that, here’s a bit of news about another plug-in vehicle from Volkswagen (VW): VW’s CrossBlue Coupé plug-in hybrid concept was just debuted at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. Show More Summary
GTM has an update on the demise of electric car company Fisker Automotive - Fisker Gives Up the Ghost: Will Karma Survive?. Fisker hasn’t built a car since July 2012. Pummeled by bad reviews and reports of vehicle fires and recalls based...Show More Summary
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV joins a new generation of production vehicles embarking on an alternative-fuels crusade in the coming years. PHEV, which stands for Plugin Hybrid Electric Vehicle, is essentially the next evolution of hybrid vehicles, with a greater skew … Continue reading ? The post Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
What’s hot: Powerful engine, interior fit and finish. What’s not: Inconsistent steering feel. X-FACTOR: A capable all-rounder, and one of the best small cars around right now. Vehicle style: Small Hatch Price: $25,990 (plus on-roads)...Show More Summary
A vehicle that moves like a skiier, looks and leans like a motorcycle and is easy to drive as a conventional car is Toyota's vision for the future of urban mobility. Toyota put us behind the wheel of its amazingly funky i-Road following its reveal at the Tokyo Motor Show. Show More Summary
2014 NISSAN ALTIMA REVIEW What’s Hot: Sweet V6, plenty of rear legroom, value for money What’s Not: Coarse-sounding inline four, average dynamics X-FACTOR: It’s the largest non-large car around. Plenty of metal for your money Vehicle...Show More Summary
If you read my initial, short review of the BMW i3, you know that I love this vehicle. Living in the city center of a beautiful, old European city, I have nearly no need for an automobile of any sort. However, driving the i3 on Saturday...Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. I was able to test drive about 8 electric vehicles in Barcelona over the past week. I will have longer reviews of many of them in the coming days or weeks… as I have time to write them up, edit the pics & videos, etc. Show More Summary
The third-generation 2014 Honda Jazz is another big step forward in practical and spacious urban commuting. The Honda Jazz has built itself a reputation for being a versatile, reliable and humble city-friendly vehicle suited to many tasks. The third-generation model … Continue reading ? The post 2014 Honda Jazz Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy. Comments
SpaceX has made progress toward an initial crewed flight in 2015 after a "milestone" safety review for manned space operations of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 launch vehicle... Continue Reading SpaceX's manned Dragon/Falcon...Show More Summary
This trailer for Dead Rising 3 introduces players to its three core elements: zombies, protagonist Nick Ramos and weapons he uses to destroy said zombies. Our review says it's a vehicle to "discover and create new playthings to dismember the undead." The game launches Friday with the Xbox One. Show More Summary
Before you can start driving, you have to unroll the mat and charge the cars. It takes about eight minutes to fully charge the vehicles inside their cases, which can be powered simultaneously thanks to the multi-headed USB cable, and they can then go for 20 minutes before having to be juiced up again. Show More Summary
2013 LEXUS IS300H REVIEW Vehicle Style: Medium luxury sedan Price: $58,900 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 164kW/221Nm 2.5 petrol-electric 4cyl | CVT Fuel Economy claimed: 4.9 l/100km | tested: 6.0 l/100km OVERVIEW Perhaps more important...Show More Summary
The Kia Rio tenaciously clings to a status as the Korean brand’s most popular vehicle despite a more expansive and more impressive line-up than in previous years. The Rio no longer accounts for one in two Kias sold in Australia … Continue reading ? The post Kia Rio Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
If you are wondering what the “c” stands for in Prius c, think of it as standing for compact, commuter or city. If you are looking for a good city vehicle, the 2013 Toyota Prius c is worth looking at. And if you’ve read any recent reports from Consumer Reports, you’ll get a different viewpoint […]
What’s hot: Very well-priced, fun handling, lots of equipment. What’s not: Poor interior plastics, seats a bit limp. X-Factor: Thrills at the wheel don't get much cheaper, and the five doors will be a plus for some. Vehicle style: Small...Show More Summary
LEXUS ES350 REVIEW What’s hot: Luxurious and spacious cabin; eerily quiet on-road What’s not: The foot parking-brake is old hat X-FACTOR: Gold-medal motoring refinement and cosseting quality and luxury in a big handsome sedan Vehicle...Show More Summary
2013 FIAT DUCATO REVIEW Vehicle Style: Large commercial van Price: $42,490 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 96kW/320Nm 2.3 turbo diesel, 6sp automated manual Fuel Economy tested: 9.6 l/100km OVERVIEW Fiat’s Ducato has a certain appeal that extends beyond mere value and size. Show More Summary
This week brought us the best selling vehicles of October, announcements from SEMA, and much more.