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Hybrids Still A Big Part Of Toyota's Future

Hybrids Still A Big Part Of Toyota's Future

Latin for “prior,” the Prius was, at its inception in 2000, always destined to be the predecessor of a new generation of hybrid vehicles. Now 20 years later, it’s clear the car was aptly named. ... Continue reading

Car Reviews (2021-1993) and Truck Reviews (1993-2021)| Experience Counts | The Auto Channel

Car Reviews (2021-1993) and Truck Reviews (1993-2021)| Experience Counts | The Auto Channel

Journalist Car and Reviews 1993-2021; 100% Editorial, No Lead Generation, Used Car Specs, crash tests and other decision making research and road tests ... Continue reading

Cash for Clunkers - A Historic Mistake, Says Author Edwin Black - Will History Repeat Itself?

Cash for Clunkers - A Historic Mistake, Says Author Edwin Black - Will History Repeat Itself?

By Edwin Black August 3, 2009 This continuing coverage of America’s oil crisis arises from the The Plan: How to Save America When the Oil Stops—or the Day Before (Dialog Press). Buy it here. The Cash for Clunkers program could have been a turning point for America’s movement to kick its oil addicti ... Continue reading

2020 Volvo S60 T8 E-AWD Hybrid “Inscription Trim” - Rocky Mountain Review

2020 Volvo S60 T8 E-AWD Hybrid “Inscription Trim” - Rocky Mountain Review

2020 Volvo S60 T8 E-AWD Hybrid “Inscription Trim” Review By Dan Poler Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Rocky Mountain Bureau The Auto Channel Meticulous. Understated. ... Continue reading

2020 Ford Escape Chicagoland Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Escape Chicagoland Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Escape Urban Sensual By Larry Nutson Executive Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_6285) Auto Central, Chicago March 2020; It was around one year ago when, on the invite of Ford, we got an advance look at the all-new Escape. It was outdoors, under a clear sky at Greenfield Village in ... Continue reading

Can A 33 MPG Toyota Hybrid Minivan Turn Mama On?

Can A 33 MPG Toyota Hybrid Minivan Turn Mama On?

Despite the minivan’s reputation for being a family vehicle, minivans today actually have a quite diverse demographic that spans age ranges and family makeup. With a median age of 54, the current market of new minivan owners is made up of nearly as many Baby Boomers as Gen Y and just as many families without children ... Continue reading

2021 KIA Seltos SX Turbo AWD Review By Bruce Hotchkiss

2021 KIA Seltos SX Turbo AWD Review By Bruce Hotchkiss

What's in a name? Sometimes I have no idea. Take Seltos. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Launching Revised And New Models in North America

Mitsubishi Launching Revised And New Models in North America

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) will launch three considerably revised vehicles and one all-new, ground-up redesign, proof of the company's commitment to deliver high quality, top value, leading-edge technology vehicles in the U.S. In addition, standard features and added value across the entire lineup, wi ... Continue reading

2020 Lexus UX 250h Luxury Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Lexus UX 250h Luxury Review by David Colman +VIDEO

A curious amalgamation worth consideration. ... Continue reading

2020 Lexus NX 300h Review By Bruce Hotchkiss

2020 Lexus NX 300h Review By Bruce Hotchkiss

I have to tell you sometimes one SUV blends into another. There are big SUVs, mid-size SUVs, smaller SUVs, and little SUVs. ... Continue reading

2020 Highlander Platinum V6 AWD The Crossover From Toyota Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

2020 Highlander Platinum V6 AWD The Crossover From Toyota Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum V6 AWD I knew someone who bought a first generation Highlander in 2001. I was impressed with it. ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Prius Tutorial

2021 Toyota Prius Tutorial

It has been nearly 20 years since the Prius entered the American market as Toyota’s first production hybrid car. In that time, the U.S. elected three presidents, the first smart phone premiered, social media got its start, LeBron James went to nine NBA finals, three different billionaires launched private space explo ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Wrap-up - July 12-18, 2020

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Wrap-up - July 12-18, 2020

This Happened Last Week:Ford Bronco Born, Jeep Fights Back; RAV4 Hybrid, 14 States Push ETrucks; Hyundai EV Sales; New Nissan Ariya Plugged In; Testa Descriptions Verboten in Germany; Lexus Owners Loyalest; STELLANTIS IS New Name; New Corvette Buyers Get Scale Model To Fondle Over; Honda America Discontinues Models; Di ... Continue reading

China EV Domination Supported By "Blind Leading The Blind" Anti American US Elected Officials And Their "Know-it-all" Aides And Worthless Lemming-like American Car Execs - Updated

China EV Domination Supported By "Blind Leading The Blind" Anti American US Elected Officials And Their "Know-it-all" Aides And Worthless Lemming-like American Car Execs - Updated

Most politicians are too ignorant or in Big Oil's pocket to promote realistic alt fuel options, so they delegate their "alt fuel position" to young aides to decide which alt they should support. So this collection of know nothings continue to harm America and help China...just look at the money spent on Electric vehicl ... Continue reading

Official 2021 Toyota Camry Preview

Official 2021 Toyota Camry Preview

Turning 37 can be a tough transition for some, but for the Toyota Camry, it’s a celebratory marker for this landmark model’s largest, most diverse lineup ever. The first-ever XSE Hybrid grade combines the Camry’s most fuel-efficient powertrain with its highest expression of the sport and luxury blend. ... Continue reading

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