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Nissan’s Future Electric Vehicle Program

In the early 1990s, long before its groundbreaking electric LEAF, Nissan showed it was a force to be reckoned with in the electric vehicle field.

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The Road to Net Zero with RNG

Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) is the easiest and most effective way to meet transportation’s sustainability goals.

Toyota bZ4X: A Link to Toyota’s Future

The high-profile Toyota bZ4X represents an important segue to Toyota’s ‘Beyond Zero’ future and array of electrified Toyota models in the pipeline.

The Hybrid Payoff is Real

Does gas savings make up for a hybrid’s higher cost? Here’s a way to figure out a hybrid payoff over time.

Want It! Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe

We drive the plug-in Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe, finding it a fun and functional family vehicle with an electrification bonus.

Audi e-tron S Sportback: Horsepower Electrified

The all-electric Audi e-tron S Sportback is a stellar SUV by any measure. The fact that it’s battery powered is a powerful bonus.

Ron Cogan behind the wheel

Caution Signs Ahead for Electric Vehicles

Many assume we’re heading for an electric vehicle future that will unfold according to plan. History has some contrary lessons to share.

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Driving the RAV4 Hybrid

The fully-redesigned 2019 RAV4 Hybrid is an exceptional product offering from Toyota that’s fit for both on- and off-road duty.

Tesla's $35K (Finally!) Model 3

The long-awaited Tesla Model 3 delivers what its fan base has expected. This electric sedan is stylish in a Model S sort of way, fast, and travels a significant distance on a charge. It’s also very late in coming. But apparently, all is forgiven.

Nissan Altra EV Blazed the Way for Lithium-Ion Power

The Nissan Altra EV introduced the first use of advanced lithium-ion automotive batteries in 2008, setting a new direction for modern EVs.

The Race to Disrupt Tesla

Tesla has been the undisputed champion of EVs and legacy automakers are scrambling to keep up. Here’s a look at what’s happening.

Volvo XC40 is High Tech

Looking for efficiency and functionality in a smaller crossover that also offers a high-end persona? Volvo’s new XC40 should be on your comparison list. This stylish model offers loads of on-board tech along with a respectable 33 highway mpg..

Cadillac's Sharp XT4

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.

Connected to the Road

Connected technology and advanced driver safety systems are all the rage. Once the domain of high-end cars, in growing numbers these systems are making their way to entry-level models. Their technology is advanced and capabilities amazing.

Driven: Lexus ES 300h

The all-new 2019 ES 300h is a welcome evolution of Lexus’ approachable luxury sedan. It offers handsome style, a quiet and comfortable interior, and good performance. Importantly, this hybrid is less than a $2,000 step up from its gas counterpart.

RAM 1500 Mild Hybrid

RAM’s debut of its 2019 RAM 1500 has more than satisfied the expectations of pickup fans who have been awaiting this new-generation model. It’s tough. It’s handsome. And it boasts all the right specs for the segment…plus mild hybrid power.

Cars are Getting Smarter

The advent of smart sensors and sophisticated on-board technology is making today's vehicles smarter and safer to drive.

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