Not a crossover!

2017 Subaru Crosstrek

Or is it? It’s a hatchback! Does it even matter? The Crosstrek is no doubt a hit for Subaru and it’s easy to understand why. It looks cool, is spacious enough and with the extra ground clearance and symmetrical AWD system, very little can stop it. I’m at a weird place with this one because I’m a real fan of ...

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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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