Road Test: 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e

BMW Takes the Guilt-Free SUV to New Levels The American automotive market in mid-2016 is a study in schizophrenia. Plug-in vehicle sales are up 62 percent, outpacing a market that is up by less than 2 percent compared to last year. But that overall market is shifting as well; light trucks, which ... Read More...

First Drive: 2017 Jaguar XE

Two New Cats in Town To Feature Diesel Powerplants for MPG Jaguar is determined to reestablish itself as one of the premier luxury brands. The company, now owned by Tata Motors since 2008, has worked through quality issues and this year (2016) will introduce two new models that will take it into ... Read More...

First Drive: BMW i3

A Spin Around London in the BMW i3, the Perfect Electric Car? Recently, I took the BMW i3 for a spin. It’s seen as one of the best electric cars in the world right now. I compiled a short review of my time in the car, check it out here: Motor The big selling ... Read More...

Top 10 Best MPG AWD SUVs/Crossovers

The Wheels You Need with the Fuel Economy You Crave So the scientists announced this last week (ed note: we originally wrote this two years ago--and updated it since--but the climate change news has not gotten any brighter in the intervening years) that the world has hit another milestone with the ... Read More...

The Legacy of Volkswagen Clean Diesel

What Clean Diesel Is & What It Is Not As I write this, the public Volkswagen TDI debacle is just beginning. The federal Environmental Protection Agency and California's Air Resources Board have presented their cases that Volkswagen AG (the parent of Volkswagen and Audi, among others) installed software that defeated the purpose ... Read More...

First Drive: 2015 BMW i8

A Tantalizing Taste of the Future Check one off the bucket list. It’s not every day you get to drive a $136,500 car. For Clean Fleet Report it’s a red-letter (or maybe that should be green-letter) day when that high-end car is a plug-in hybrid from those performance boys in Munich. ... Read More...