A 4-cylinder engine in a 3-row CUV? Is Mazda nuts?

2017 Mazda CX-9

Mazda is far from that. Well, maybe not entirely sane; let’s just say they like taking risks. The MX-5 Miata was a calculated risk nearly 30 years ago and look, it has become the best-selling roadster of all time. Granted, the CX-9 will not garner the same level of praise but what it has to offer is worth a few ...

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Can you blend a family and a Mazda CX-3?

2017 Mazda CX-3

The CX-3 is Mazda’s small crossover. It is a sub-compact vehicle and as such, makes no promise to carry your three kids and all their hockey equipment to practice at 4:30am on a Saturday morning. I wouldn’t promise that either. What the CX-3 does is deliver a right-sized cabin for the average equally compact family looking to get around in ...

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The Lucid Air electric fun in the snow (Video)

Lucid Air

The development of the Lucid Air, the 1000-horsepower electric car unveiled last December, seems to well underway. Indeed, California-based Lucid Motors recently released two videos showing its all-new eco-friendly performance sedan out and about in various environments. After showing the Air for the first time without camouflage driving around the streets of San Francisco, Lucid Motors released a second video ...

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A drone taxi will be flying over Dubai this summer (Video)

Every city in the world has cabs, but only Dubai offers a flying autonomous drone to get you around the city. Fully autonomous and without a driver, the vehicle will be available this summer and is built by Ehang. The latter specializes in video drones, and is looking to diversify their applications. Described as a “Aerial Autonomous Vehicle”, the Ehang ...

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Chinese carmaker BYD dominates sales of electric vehicles in 2016

The manufacturer with the most sales of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids worldwide last year is not Tesla or Renault-Nissan, but rather Chinese manufacturer BYD. The latter tops EV and PHEV global sales for the second consecutive year. BYD sold 100,178 electrified vehicles last year. Of these, 46,905 were 100% electric models while the rest were plug-in hybrid vehicles. The ...

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Can you be a truck guy and own a Ridgeline?

2017 Honda Ridgeline

The short of the answer goes like this: I’ve travelled to Texas twice in the last three months and I spotted countless 1st and 2nd generation Ridgelines. So yes, yes you can if we are to use the Lone Star state as a barometer for all things Truck. The long depends on weight, as it the girth of items you ...

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