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Road Test: 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

The Outlander PHEV receives a slight update to the front and rear fascia, a new seat design and material, new LED headlamps and new 18-in. alloy wheels.

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First Drive: 2020 Ford Explorer

Story and photos by Dan Heyman 2020 marks the debut of a new platform for the Explorer, one that gets its start as a RWD platform as opposed to an

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Road Test: 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited

The Toyota Highlander is a fairly versatille vehicle as it is able to haul people and cargo in comfort, at an affordable price in a durable package. The Highlander has been around since 2001 and saw its most recent overhaul back in 2014 which provided us with a good looking, practical and safe SUV which will continue to show strongly in the mid-size class.

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Chevrolet Volt Improves Charging Speed for 2019

Chevrolet have released details regarding the 2019 Chevrolet Volt which features a new 7.2 kW charging system which cuts recharging times nearly in half by adding about twice the all-electric

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Volvo Launches All-New, American-Made S60 Sports Sedan

Volvo recently unveiled their all-new S60 mid-size premium sports  sedan at an event that also marked the opening of a new Charleston, South Carolina plant where the car will be

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Porsche Mission E Concept Set to Begin Production Next Year as the Porsche Taycan

Porsche have announced that the Mission E all-electric concept is set to go into production next year with its official name: Taycan. The Taycan will be the first purely all-electric

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Road Test: 2018 Toyota Prius Technology

There are no new big upgrades for the 2018 model and the unique styling and design of the vehicle remains. A 7-in. screen and SiriusXM radio comes standard on the Technology package.  Toyota’s engineers emphasize the electric motor use to hone in on the fuel consumption and reduce the emission output.

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Porsche Unveils E-Hybrid Model of the Newest Cayenne SUV

Porsche unveiled the third-generation of the Cayenne SUV late last year with three gas-engine options and now have unveiled the all-new Cayenne E-Hybrid model which replaces the Cayenne S E-Hybrid

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Feature: Will we see a Serious Electric Off-Roader?

“You bought a hybrid – why?” While it seems like a question you might have asked your neighbour in the year 2000, it could be a conversation topic you’ll overhear on the trails by the end of the decade. Since the introduction of mass-market hybrid-electric vehicles like the Toyota Prius over twenty years ago, automakers have been pressured into electrifying increasing numbers of vehicles due to government regulations, rising fuel costs, and consumer demands.

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Feature: Will we see a Serious Electric Off-Roader?

“You bought a hybrid – why?” While it seems like a question you might have asked your neighbour in the year 2000, it could be a conversation topic you’ll overhear on the trails by the end of the decade. Since the introduction of mass-market hybrid-electric vehicles like the Toyota Prius over twenty years ago, automakers have been pressured into electrifying increasing numbers of vehicles due to government regulations, rising fuel costs, and consumer demands.