New Vehicle Reviews

This section will review cars, trucks, products and books related to the auto industry.
Both of these vehicles offer more than 8 inches of ground clearance, necessary for traversing difficult terrain.

Toyota RAV4 Prime And Jeep Wrangler 4xe Are Both Off-Road Capable Hybrids! How To Choose?

Toyota has been stunning us with hybrid technology for quite some time, but the RAV4 Prime is a truly spectacular piece of machinery. It is the second fastest vehicle on Toyota’s line-up, and it can get 600 miles on a single tank. Jeep’s Wrangler 4xe is not nearly as economical, but it has its uses.
Having a range extender can be a serious boon to EVs

Range Anxiety Plagues F-150 Lightning, BMW Has Solved That In The i3

Yesterday, Ford unveiled their entry into the EV Truck market, the F-150 Lightning. Many fans were less than enthusiastic about the reported 300 mile range, but in 2014 BMW gave us something that eases those worries substantially; a petrol fueled Range Extender. See the i3 for example! In 2014, it won Green Car of The Year.
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe 2021 - New Premium Calligraphy Trim

The Hyundai Santa Fe is one of the most popular models at Hyundai. For 2021, the manufacturer offers significant technical changes as well as a first hybrid version. Today I am reviewing the 2021 Santa Fe's new top-of-the-range Ultimate Calligraphy version that invites you into a sumptuous interior enhanced with quilted nappa leathers.
The Ford Fusion Energi is a reliable, economical vehicle.

The Ford Fusion Energi Hybrid: A Plug-in For The Masses

Ford shocked the world when it released their Mustang Mach E. The pony car moniker attached to an electric SUV is working well for the Blue Oval, but the Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid is a much more subdued, but very functional EV that has found itself a very stable customer base. This little hybrid is not a high-performance sports vehicle, but instead a business/commute-oriented sedan.
electric vehicles will soon find themselves alongside their gas compatriots

NHRA To Welcome EVs To The Summit Series

Performance EVs, like the Porsche Taycan, Ford Mustang Mach E, and Tesla Model S boast impressive acceleration statistics. This simple fact is undeniable and, as a result, the National Hot Rod Association, or NHRA, has decided to open its doors to electric vehicle owners who want to show off their skills at controlling that acceleration starting soon, in 2022.
With updates in battery and charging technology, the risk of being caught charging is slowly being reduced.

Electric Vehicles In An Emergency

In 2017, the unique weather conditions over the Atlantic parented a great many storms, including Hurricane Harvey, one of the costliest storms that has ever occurred. Harvey wracked up more than 120 billion dollars in damage. Many people lost their lives to this devastating storm and many more lost their homes and vehicles to the flooding. If you must pack up and leave town to avoid a disaster, can your EV get you safe?
Images of the Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan: A Gem In The EV World

The Electric Vehicle market is dominated by cars that largely appear the same. No offense meant to the folks at the big manufacturers we know and love, like Tesla, Ford, Chevy, and Toyota, but the current EV offering is just not exciting, at least from a visual perspective. Sure, the Plaid mode Tesla has some insane speeds, but it just doesn’t hold an aesthetic candle to the light that is the Porsche Taycan.
2021 C8 Mid-Engine Corvette 2LT

What Is New In 2021 C8 Mid-Engine Corvette

The Chevrolet Corvette C8 has been the subject of much ink since it was launched, especially since its engine is now placed in the rear center position. Soon we may see the introduction of the E-Ray version, which is expected to be hybrid and to replace the Corvette Grand Sport. But today we are going to look at what's new in 2021 Corvette and particularly at its Stingray Coupe 2LT with the Z51 performance package.
2021 Cadillac CT5 Exterior

2021 Cadillac CT5 Adds More Technology, Safety and Design Elements

In luxury compact and mid-size sedans it doesn't take much to take a back seat since these are some of the most competitive categories in the car market. In an effort to avoid being sidelined, Cadillac is adding features to its brand new 2021 CT4 and CT5. Among these is Super Cruise semi-autonomous cruise control.
2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited Exterior

2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review: Hybrid Sedan That Attracts Attention

If you search for 2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid at HyundaiNews website, you will get this message: "Due to Sonata Hybrid’s short 2020 model year, the 2021 Sonata Hybrid remains unchanged." We are reviewing it this week at Torque News and our verdict is that it's one of the best sedans we have tried to date.
2021 Nissan Sentra

The 2021 Nissan Sentra: From Difficult Beginning to Accelerated Sales

The 2021 Sentra is a model that Nissan coincidentally launched at the very beginning of the virus. It was quite difficult when the dealers had to go out of business. Nissan had showrooms that were completely closed when it released its new product. "However, the momentum has accelerated in the last quarter of the year and the Sentra sales are up 30% in a segment that is down," Steve Milette, president of Nissan Canada told the Auto Guide.

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