Not long ago, engineers created engines that could run on half their cylinders under low load conditions to save fuel. Great trick, right? Now GM has upped the ante with a V-8 and V-6 that run on just one. Well…that’s pretty cool.
The Avalon has historically been a mainstream, if not overly exciting, vehicle in the Toyota lineup. The model’s latest generation changes all this with an exciting design, great attention to detail, and a hybrid variant that gets really impressive mpg.
The XT4 is Cadillac’s answer to the compact crossover SUV, and it’s one sharp looking model. While it isn’t exotic in the sense of integrating electrification, it achieves a thrifty 30 highway miles-per-gallon on its turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
The all-new 2019 Jetta is a major step forward in the evolution of VW’s highly-popular sedan, the ninth generation for this high-quality, great driving compact. With smooth styling, a longer wheelbase, and standard LED lighting, the car emerges a model
Ford’s Police Responder Hybrid provides a high-profile way for police departments across the country to dramatically increase the efficiency of their fleets while reducing their carbon footprint. Based on Ford’s efficient Fusion Hybrid, this first-ever pursuit rated hybrid police car
Those who want the excitement of a Mustang fastback or convertible but are interested in good fuel economy can opt for the model’s EcoBoost 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine. The Mustang’s V-6 engine is no longer offered. Opting for the more efficient four
Ford has unveiled its redesigned 2019 Transit Connect Wagon, a popular compact delivery van that’s widely used by tradesmen, small businesses, and delivery services. The updated model features all-new powerplants to maximize efficiency and functionality, including a standard 2.0-liter, direct-injected
The Kia Niro, Green Car Journal’s 2018 Green SUV of the Year™, joins an increasingly crowded compact crossover SUV market but does so with some significant accomplishments in its corner. To begin with, the Niro is comfortable, nimble, and fun
Introduced as a completely redesigned model in 2016, the Honda Civic has been available in both sedan and coupe choices to fit varying needs. Civic fans have an additional choice in the 2017 model year, the Civic Hatchback. Honda has
At its introduction, the 2017 Jaguar XE became this luxury automaker’s new entry level model, but don’t let that ‘entry level’ distinction fool you. Available as XE 25t turbocharged and XE 35t supercharged gasoline variants plus a 20d turbodiesel, this
Standard half-ton pickup or heavy-duty variant? That’s the question often faced by those needing a pickup for commercial use, combined personal/business activity, or heavy-duty towing. It’s a tough choice because heavy-duty pickups really do offer levels of functionality that typically