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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

Back in the Spring in this year of the pandemic I drove Toyota’s 2020 RAV4. In closing out my review I wrote “a bit more excitement is coming in the form of the 302-horspeower Toyota RAV4 Prime, a 2021 model that will arrive in summer 2020. ... Continue reading

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Trail Rated Electric Vehicle - Review By Larry Nutson

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Trail Rated Electric Vehicle - Review By Larry Nutson

Born in 1941, the Jeep brand is celebrating 80 years of 4x4 open-air freedom and adventure. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors to Launch the All-New Outlander PHEV Model with a New-Generation PHEV System

Mitsubishi Motors to Launch the All-New Outlander PHEV Model with a New-Generation PHEV System

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will launch a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model of the all-new Outlander1, a crossover SUV, fully evolved with a new-generation PHEV system. ... Continue reading

NHTSA Car and Truck Recall Summary July 26, 2021 (Official)

NHTSA Car and Truck Recall Summary July 26, 2021 (Official)

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

NHTSA Consumer Alert: 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt Recall for Fire Risk

NHTSA Consumer Alert: 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt Recall for Fire Risk

NHTSA Consumer Alert: Important Chevrolet Bolt Recall for Fire Risk Owners should park their vehicles outside until further notice WASHINGTON July 14, 2021; The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging owners of select Model Year 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt vehicles to park their cars outside and away from ... Continue reading

Nutson Weekly Auto News Wrap-up July 18-24, 2021

Nutson Weekly Auto News Wrap-up July 18-24, 2021

Chicago Car Guy Larry Nutson's Take On Last Weeks Automotive News ... Continue reading

Toyota Launches Aqua New Hybrid Model

Toyota Launches Aqua New Hybrid Model

The all-new Aqua is a hybrid electric-only compact car redesigned to realize Toyota's mission to ... Continue reading

NEAT Implementation Will Increase Motorist Demand For "Grown In America" Ethanol Fuels - Just Give It A Chance!

NEAT Implementation Will Increase Motorist Demand For "Grown In America" Ethanol Fuels - Just Give It A Chance!

As an enthusiastic advocate for ethanol fuel The Auto Channel applauds more research into innovations for the production, distribution and consumer benefits of the only realistic near term green alt-fuel solution. ... Continue reading

2021 Hyundai Elantra & Elantra Hybrid Reviews By Larry Nutson

2021 Hyundai Elantra & Elantra Hybrid Reviews By Larry Nutson

I have recently driven both the Elantra and Elantra Hybrid in a Covid-safe environment in a well-executed drive program. ... Continue reading

The new Mercedes-Benz Citan: compact outside dimensions with generous space and high functionality

The new Mercedes-Benz Citan: compact outside dimensions with generous space and high functionality

Stuttgart. The new Mercedes-Benz Citan and its fully electric model variant – the eCitan – will celebrate their premiere on Wednesday, 25 August 2021. ... Continue reading

Form Energy Unveils Chemistry of Multi-day Storage Battery Technology

Form Energy Unveils Chemistry of Multi-day Storage Battery Technology

ArcelorMittal’s XCarb™ innovation fund. Solar and wind resources are the lowest marginal cost sources of electricity in most of the world. ... Continue reading

After Candidates Are Elected, People Think They Really Know...They Don't - Enough is Enough

After Candidates Are Elected, People Think They Really Know...They Don't - Enough is Enough

These Charley McCarthy Senators who are repeating what their ultra -lobbied, highly degreed, axe to gring, aides are telling them, are a prime example of the point of the “Screw America” spear. What lemming-like jerks these Senators are, but what is even worse is that there is a solution to our stupid leadership pr ... Continue reading

2022 Mercedes S-Class PHEV Preview (Official)

2022 Mercedes S-Class PHEV Preview (Official)

The plug-in hybrid is available to order in both short and long wheelbase versions, with price starting at 123,736 euros[2]. The range of engines has just recently been enhanced by the addition of the mild hybrid S 580 4MATIC (combined fuel consumption: 10.6-10.0 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 242-228 g/km)[3]. This ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion?

The EV facts in this editorial provide evidence that Electric Vehicles were never, are not now, nor will they become a meaningful alternative to replace the nearly 300 million gasoline drinking vehicles on America's roads within the next 200 years, thus keeping America beholden to OPEC and the Big Oil mafia while China ... Continue reading

EV Motoring Scorecard

EV Motoring Scorecard

In the second quarter, total new-vehicle sales jumped by 49.5%, growing notably from the small base of Q2 2020 Pandemic Edition, but electrified vehicle growth was 201.1%, reaching beyond 375,000 combined EVs and hybrids. As we’ve said before, that’s a lot of batteries. <img loading= ... Continue reading

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