Road Test: 2017 Mazda3 Five-Door

Handy, Handsome, and a Hoot to Drive Mazda has decades of history in the U.S., but is probably best known for its iconic Miata (or MX-5, as it’s officially branded today). With sporty handling and more than a million sold, it embodies the spirit of the brand. Mazda’s bestseller here, the ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid

Venerable but Viable The hybrid vehicle segment is now old enough that some models have been around for quite a while. Toyota’s Prius–the name many associate with the word “hybrid”–is nearly 20 years old, and is currently in its fourth generation. The 2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid is getting long-in-the-tooth (it was ... Read More...

Interview: Ford’s Electrified Future

A Conversation with Brett Hinds, Ford’s Chief Engineer for Electrified Powertrain Systems Today, cars with full or partial battery power are not big sellers, so companies must balance short-term profit with long-term planning for what is increasingly seen as the future of transportation. Ford wants to be recognized as a future-looking company, ... Read More...