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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross XLE AWD - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross XLE AWD - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Nice design and roomy, but it doesn't get you there quick enough ... Continue reading

2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport - Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport - Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

Yes, this years limited edition of the Lexus IS 500 has re-activated one of its veteran players - the legendary V8. It is limited in the sense that only 500 will be made and only for the North American market. The baritonal rumble is still there, growling out "Hey Look at me!" as one pulls into a gas station for the se ... Continue reading

Electrified 2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid - Review by Thom Cannell

Electrified 2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid - Review by Thom Cannell

Toyota Camry, perpetually the best-selling sedan in the USA, comes in a cornucopia of flavors based on engines and interior trim. This XLE I-4 hybrid, while at a combined total 208 horsepower is hardly meant for street racing, delivers well over 40 mpg in city, state and combined ratings. ... Continue reading

Peugeot Electrifies Europe - Coming To America?

Peugeot Electrifies Europe - Coming To America?

PEUGEOT will have the widest electric offer in Europe available in 2023 • ALLURE: All PEUGEOTs will be available with electrified powertrains from 2023! • ALLURE: PEUGEOT offers the widest range of electric mobility solutions in Europe, • EXCELLENCE: New hybrid engine for the PEUGEOT 3008 and 5008, • EXCELLENCE ... Continue reading

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV 2LT and Bolt EUV Premier - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV 2LT and Bolt EUV Premier - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

I am getting some much needed experience with EVs, four in two months including two Chevy Bolts. Like "normal" cars, EVs come in different sizes. ... Continue reading

What Makes Ford Cars So Special?

What Makes Ford Cars So Special?

Since 1903 Detroit, Michigan has never been the same, and neither has the nation. The Ford Model T was introduced to the public in 1908, and the company has been one of the top car manufacturers since. ... Continue reading

2022 Hyundai Sonata - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Hyundai Sonata - Review by Larry Nutson

Hyundai sold a total of 738,081 vehicles in 2021. That’s a 19% increase compared with 2020 and the third best year in company history. ... Continue reading

2022 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid - Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid - Review by Mark Fulmer

First reaction from middle aged mom: "Thank God it's not just another black, white, or silver car!" No it is not. This XSE trim of the popular SUV gets a bold new color and style in Calvary Blue with a black roof. Couple that with a solid build, a comfortable interior and ride and this RAV got raves from passengers all ... Continue reading

Toyota President Akio Toyoda Said "Motorist Choice Is The Future, The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines"; Motorist-Choice Has Been The TACH Position For 25 Years!

Toyota President Akio Toyoda Said "Motorist Choice Is The Future, The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines"; Motorist-Choice Has Been The TACH Position For 25 Years!

Okayama Japan November 13, 2021; Bloomberg reported that Akio Toyoda, the president of the world’s biggest car manufacturing Toyota, spent the weekend swerving around a racetrack in western Japan in a Corolla. But it’s no ordinary version of the bestselling car. ... Continue reading

NHTSA CAR, TRUCK, RV, BUS, MOTORCYCLE AND TRAILER RECALLS - Official Weekly Summary October 3, 2022

NHTSA CAR, TRUCK, RV, BUS, MOTORCYCLE AND TRAILER RECALLS - Official Weekly Summary October 3, 2022

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall.To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

2022 Volvo XC90 Inscription - Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 Volvo XC90 Inscription - Review by Mark Fulmer

The XC90 is the largest of the of Volvo’s three SUVs, and having had its best sales in 2021, and thus made just a few changes in the 2022 edition. The “Recharge” increases both the range (qualifying for the $7500 federal tax) and power. ... Continue reading

2022 Infiniti QX60 - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Infiniti QX60 - Review by Larry Nutson

Patience pays off. After fielding lots of 2022 QX60 questions from our readers, I was anxious to schedule a test drive in the new Infiniti entry into the premium midsize three-row utility vehicle space...so here it is. ... Continue reading

The Misguided War of the Elements - BEV, EV, or H2 Fuel Cells?

The Misguided War of the Elements - BEV, EV, or H2 Fuel Cells?

Instead of Thinking “Either/Or,” We Should be Thinking “Yes, And…”Nearly 150 years ago, Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse fought a battle for the supremacy of Direct Current (DC) vs. Alternating Current (AC) known as the War of the Currents.Not only was the War of the Currents full of false accusations an ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up September 25-October 1, 2022

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up September 25-October 1, 2022

Below are the past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy-to-understand automotive universe news nuggets ... Continue reading