Tag: hybrids

Mercedes-Styled Denza X Production Crossover Unveiled In EV And PHEV Guise

Earlier this year, China’s EV brand Denza, a 50:50 joint venture between BYD and Daimler, presented the sleek Concept X designed by Mercedes-Benz. Since things move really fast in China’s auto industry, the company has already revealed the production model that’s called the Denza X. The midsize crossover stays remarkably close to the concept from […]

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$120,350 A8 L 60 TFSI e quattro Is Audi’s First Electrified Flagship

For the first time ever, the Audi A8 offers an electrified powertrain, as a plug-in hybrid version has just been announced in Europe. Available initially for the A8 L long-wheelbase model (a standard wheelbase version will follow later), the PHEV combines the ultimate Audi luxury with (relatively) low-emissions motoring. Officially called Audi A8 L 60 […]

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2020 Toyota Yaris Officially Unveiled, Embraces “Less Is More” Philosophy

Following yesterday’s leaked photos, Toyota has officially unveiled its all-new Yaris subcompact hatch in both Japanese and European specifications. The fourth-generation Yaris is the first application of the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) in the segment, with the new modular platform being code-named the GA-B. It enables significant improvements for the small hatchback in all […]

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Toyota Corolla Hatch Gets New Gear Down Under, Starts At AUD $23,335

Toyota has updated the Corolla hatch for the Australian market, giving it new safety and convenience features. Offered in three trim levels named Ascent Sport, SX and ZR, it’s priced at AU$23,335, AU$28,235 and AU$32,135 (US$15,843/19,170/21,818), respectively, and will arrive at dealers on November 1. The most affordable member of the series features the addition […]

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Pimp Your 2020 Chrysler Pacifica With Official Red S Edition Package For $3,995

Chrysler has released a new, Red S Edition package for the 2020 Pacifica that builds on the popular S Appearance variant and adds some custom parts. Priced at $3,995, it is available on both Pacifica Limited gas and hybrid models and is all about the interior, which features Rodèo Red premium Nappa leather two-tone seats […]

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Mazda Continues Testing RX-8 Prototypes At The ‘Ring, Fuels Rotary Return Rumors

Reports of a possible return of the rotary engine have been going back and forth ever since Mazda discontinued the RX-8 seven years ago. The latest thing that fueled the rumors once again is a mule that was spied testing at the Nurburgring not long ago, with its front end hidden beneath vinyl stickers. So, […]

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2020 Renault Captur Vies For European Supremacy, Featured In Huge Gallery

As a follow-up to a model that ruled its market segment in Europe, the second-generation Renault Captur has no option but to be at least as successful. It won’t be easy, though, as the competition has got stronger as well, with serious rivals including all-new models such as the Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008, Ford Puma, […]

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2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Long Term Review Concludes: How Did It Do?

Minivans have suffered huge losses due to the ever-growing demand for SUVs and crossovers, but there’s one player who refuses to let them go. Chrysler’s Town & Country replacement, the Pacifica, is one of the biggest names that remain in the market. It entered production in 2016, and in the first three years, almost 300,000 […]

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Lexus’ Hybrid Models Get An Extended Battery Warranty For 2020MY

Just like parent company Toyota, Lexus is also extending the warranty for the battery of its hybrid cars for the 2020 model year, from the current 8 years/100,000 miles to 10 years/150,000 miles, whichever comes first. The battery warranty extension applies to all new 2020 Lexus hybrid models while all other hybrid-related components remain covered […]

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Toyota Extends Hybrid Battery Warranty To 10 Years / 150,000 Miles

Toyota has announced that it will extend its hybrid battery warranty to 10 years or 150,000 miles (241,401 km) up from the previous eight-year or 100,000 mile (160,934 km) warranty. All 2020 hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and full cell electric vehicles will receive the new warranty. That means the latest Toyota Prius, Prius Prime, Corolla Hybrid, […]

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Production Alfa Romeo Tonale Surfaces In Leaked Photos With A Tamed Look

Surprise, surprise: photos of the Alfa Romeo Tonale compact SUV surfaced on the internet revealing the design of the production model. The images appear to have been taken during a preliminary internal comparison with rivals, as in the background we can spot vehicles including the Audi Q3, BMW X2, Range Rover Evoque and Nissan Qashqai. […]

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We Spent A Day Driving Trucks And Buses In Sweden, And Learned About VW Group Traton’s Future Plans

Ask any car journalist what they want to do, and they’ll tell you they want to travel the world and drive the finest machines. Trucks and buses aren’t on our daily agenda, but getting behind the wheel of these vehicles that most of us do not pay much attention to out on the road was […]

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