Road Test: 2016 Honda HR-V AWD

Magic Seats and Borrowed Technology Build a Smaller Honda CUV Add the 2016 Honda HR-V to the growing list of subcompact crossover sport utility vehicles, a category that came from nowhere but will tally close to 270,000 units sold by the end of 2015. The versatile little HR-V is also ... Read More...

Road Test: 2016 Nissan Maxima

Nissan Reimagines and Reinvents Its Upscale, Flagship Large Sedan Ever wonder if the concept and production versions of a car you saw at the auto show will look remotely similar? Many times there may be a styling cue or two carried over from concept to production, but that is about it ... Read More...

Silicon Valley Invades Your Engine

Delphi & Tula Pioneer Software to Boost Fuel Economy Conventional wisdom holds there are two distinct worlds in the automotive universe—the hardware-oriented gearheads who know engines, pistons and camber and the softer science engineers who design infotainment systems and the computer-oriented systems on the modern car. It’s the classic Detroit (or ... Read More...

Road Test: 2016 Fiat 500X

The Best-Looking and Most Versatile Fiat Introduced in 2015, the 2016 Fiat 500X is the fourth model to come from the storied Italian company, joining the 500, 500C Abarth and 500L. The 500X shares a platform with the Jeep Renegade (or maybe it’s vice versa), both of which are built in ... Read More...

Top 10 States Offering Incentives for Fuel Efficient Vehicles

Help To Buy Your Electric Dream Car In 2013, governors from seven states (California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) committing to the successful implementation of Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) programs. Pure battery electric vehicles (BEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs)——as well as ... Read More...

Road Test: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai Gets It Right This Time When we reviewed the first Hyundai Sonata Hybrid after its arrival in February 2011, we noted it was taking direct aim at the Toyota Camry Hybrid and Ford Fusion Hybrid, the two most popular midsize gasoline-electric hybrid sedans at the time. We also said, “Keep ... Read More...

First Drive: 2016 Nissan Titan XD

The All-new Cummins Diesel-Powered 2016 Nissan Titan XD Carves a Pickup Market Niche Nissan’s been selling its full-size Titan pickup for more than a decade without much success, so it took another look at the truck market and found what it calls a “white space” between half-ton and three-quarter ton pickups. Their ... Read More...