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Test Drive of Eco-Friendly and Gas-Friendly Vehicles

Review: 2015 Hyundai Tucson FCEV

I have sampled the next frontier of motoring. I wouldn’t call it the “final” frontier, because a) I’ve been taught to “never say never or always” and b) the car and tech worlds constantly combine to form a great beast that needs to keep expanding to stay alive, vibrant and relevant. As far as this writer’s concerned, though, it is ...

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First contact 2016 Honda HR-V: you will see a lot of them

Honda HR-V 2016

Last February in Miami, Florida, I had the opportunity to get better acquainted with the new 2016 Honda HR-V. Honda asked us not to deliver driving impressions before today. So after a few months of waiting, we can finally tell you a little bit more about the Japanese automaker’s new entry-level SUV. The popularity of the 2016 Honda HR-V, according ...

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Review: 2015 Kia Soul EV Luxury

The proliferation of the electric vehicle continues to be a trending story on the interwebz and elsewhere, and for good reason.  They’re starting to make more sense, what with the emergence of more charging stations, better range rating and above all, more options: not only does it provide more variety of choice for the consumer, but it helps make them ...

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Review: 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost

So, Ford–or “OneFord” for the purposes of this review–wants to sell the Mustang overseas. Indeed, we North Americans are finally seeing the arrival of cool Euro-centric hatches like the Fiesta ST (and soon, the Focus RS)—all thanks to the globalization of Ford. The Blue Oval wants to get the most mileage out of every model, meaning they need to be ...

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Quick Spin: BMW i3

If there’s one thing you have to credit it BMW for, it’s their moxie when it comes to alternative fuels and powertrains. Before the Tucson FCEV was even a glitter in Hyundai’s collective eye, BMW had already found a way to build a hydrogen-powered 7 Series. They’ve been proponents of diesel power in North America long before the Cruze and ...

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Review: 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

As if the latest Jeep Cherokee wasn’t outlandish enough on the styling front, Jeep has gone the extra mile with the Trailhawk edition, a vehicle whose big off-road tires, higher ride height and plastic cladding would put many aftermarket conversions to shame. And you know what? It works. It works precisely because the new Cherokee, with its narrow DRLs, low-mounted ...

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