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2021 Seltos

Kia Seltos: A ‘Right Sized’ Crossover

‘Right-sized’ crossover SUVs are clearly a hot trend these days, as evidenced by the many downsized models that proliferate on our highways. Happily, gone are the days when legions of massive SUVs with single drivers jammed roadways and parking lots.

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Volkswagen’s Electric ID.4

The long-awaited Volkswagen ID.4 electric crossover SUV is the German uber-brand’s initial deep dive into mass-market electric vehicle production. Given the model’s appealing features, along with its immediate pre-order popularity, we expect this to be a breakthrough for the brand.

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BMW’s Impressive New 330e PHEV

BMW’s second-generation 330e plug-in hybrid sport sedan is better, faster, and goes farther on battery power than its predecessor of just a few years back, delivering the benefits of electrification while remaining true to the racing heritage of the brand.

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The Stylish 2021 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai’s Elantra sedan has been an important model for the automaker since its introduction. Now, an all-new generation is poised to hit the streets featuring Hyundai’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ Parametric Design directive, which comes screaming through with a compelling coupe-like profile.

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Toyota Sienna Hybrid Goes High Style

Toyota’s new 2021 Sienna hybrid minivan targets sales leaders Chrysler Pacifica, Honda Odyssey, and Kia Sedona with a fresh and dynamic design, much improved drive characteristics and cabin environment, an array of important technology innovations, and arguably best-in-segment convenience features.

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Top Honors: 2020 Green Car Awards

Electrics, hybrids, high efficiency combustion models…which ones stand out? Every year, Green Car Journal identifies the best-of-the-best through its Green Car Awards program. Here are this year’s most notable new ‘green’ vehicles of the 2020 model year.

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Chrysler’s Plug-In Pacifica Hybrid

The modern minivan was born 35 years ago, shepherded to market by the legendary Lee Iacocca at Chrysler. You’d think by now, there would be a slew of hybrid minivans to serve family needs. Nope. Again, Chrysler leads the pack.

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Mitsubishi’s Versatile Outlander PHEV

  The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Green Car Journal’s 2019 Green SUV of the Year™, has been sold quite successfully in other parts of the world since 2013 but has just finally made it to our shores. During its absence here in

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New Cayenne E-Hybrid

Like the previous generation Cayenne, Porsche has included an electrified version to bring greater efficiency and performance to its 2019 crossover SUV. It features a completely re-engineered hybrid powertrain compared to its predecessor, the Cayenne S E-Hybrid, using the third

2018 Nissan LEAF makes North American debut

Strong Demand for Electric Vehicles

Amid all the hype and hope for electric vehicles, there are many assumptions being made by those who believe electrics will dominate the worldwide automotive landscape in future years. How much is this based in reality? No doubt, consumer acceptance

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Volvo’s Upscale 2018 XC60 T8 Plug-In Is the Most Powerful in Segment

Sharing drive components and integrated technology with Volvo’s XC90 T8, the latest rendition of the Swedish maker’s best-selling vehicle comes to market more powerful and smarter than ever. Volvo’s upscale 2018 XC60 T8 PHEV (plug-in-hybrid) presents a premium and rugged,

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Driving 7,500 Miles in a 2017 BMW i3

High-tech throughout, BMW’s i3 is a statement in urban mobility and what environment-friendly driving ought to be about. It’s nimble, it’s quick, and it’s also super-efficient. Plus, of course, it affords desirable zero-emission driving while operating on its lithium-ion batteries.