QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime

2017 Toyota Prius Prime

The range conundrum The Toyota Prius Prime is an impressive piece of kit. It is incredibly efficient, well-appointed and a marvel of Toyota’s technical know-how. My week with the car returned 3.5 litres of petrol per 100km and I must say that the wise array of driving modes allowed me to maximize the powertrain’s breadth of functionality. Having said that, ...

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NEW CAR: Here’s the new 2019 Volvo XC40

Any time Volvo unveils a new model, the world must take notice. Indeed, the Swedish manufacturer isn’t exactly Speedy Gonzalez when it comes to renewing its lineup, and if you need proof just think of the XC90 which spent more than 12 years on the market without being really updated. It wasn’t until 2014 that a second generation made its ...

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NEW CAR: Arnold Schwarzenegger electrifies his Hummer

If there was ever a vehicle that felt the wrath of environmentalists, it was the Hummer. Although it wasn’t the most polluting vehicle of its era, it nevertheless became a symbol of everything that was ecologically wrong with the automotive industry. Times have changed. Hummer no longer exists as a brand, but there are still models out on the road. ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Because of the number of electrified cars I’ve reviewed over the last few months, I’ve held conversations with curious family, friends and neighbors. From a VW e-Golf and Hyundai Ioniq, to a Toyota RAV4 hybrid, a BMW i8 and now a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, the questions about them generally revolve range and the impression that they must more less feel ...

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