Hyundai

Hyundai Motor Group said it plans to invest 41 trillion won ($34.6 billion) in mobility and other auto technologies by 2025, part of which will be directed to an ambitious effort to become more competitive in self-driving cars that has also received government backing. The plan, which Hyundai said encompasses autonomous, connected and electric vehicles as well …

2021 Toyota RAV4

A new Toyota vs. Ford rivalry is beginning, and we’re not talking about Supra vs. Mustang. With the new 2021 Toyota RAV4 Plug-In Hybrid, Toyota’s best-selling compact SUV sets the stage for a two-row SUV battle between the 2021 RAV4 Plug-In Hybrid and the 2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid. You can see the 2021 RAV4 …

2019 Porsche Macan S

The 2019 Porsche Macan represents an update of the German luxury brand’s bestseller. The changes go beyond a simple facelift, with Porsche tweaking chassis tuning, adding new wheels and better tires, improving brake feel and upgrading technology. In typical Porsche fashion, it has since begun its slow rollout of trims equipped with the new features. …

Ford GT

New Ford GTs are on their way to the used market. The two year waiting period is slowly expiring for more and more GT owners, and you can actually find a fair (but still small) amount of the supercars for sale now. DuPont Registry says the first GT deliveries took place in spring 2017, so …

BMW-530e

BMW is increasing the efficiency, appeal and variety of its electrified models for the upper mid-range segment. The latest battery cell technology contributes to increasing the electric range of the BMW 530e Sedan plug-in hybrid model to between 61 and 66 kilometres. In addition, the latest-generation BMW eDrive technology has reduced the combined fuel consumption …

GKN-Driveline

The world’s leading supplier of automotive all-wheel drive and electric driveline technology and systems, GKN Automotive, will this month deliver its one millionth eDrive system. Demand for GKN Automotive’s expanding eDrive portfolio, which encompasses a range of driveline technologies for electrified vehicles, has increased markedly over recent years. The company currently has five major eDrive …

Tesla V3 Supercharger-tested

A 50 percent reduction in average charging times. Adding 75 miles of range in 5 minutes, 180 miles in 15 minutes. Twice as many Teslas through a Supercharger station per day. All big, bold promises made in Tesla’s March announcement of V3 Supercharging. Does it deliver? We took a Tesla Model 3 Performance to the …

2020 BMW 840i

Fans of BMW’s I-6 engines, take note: There’s a range of new 8 Series variants that will appeal to you. Enter the 840i, which packs many of the things we love—and don’t love—about the V-8-powered M850i xDrive, minus two cylinders. The engine bay of the 840i—plus its convertible, Gran Coupe, and xDrive all-wheel-drive variants—is filled …

Dodge

Dodge is arguably the last company around specializing in old-school muscle cars. Outside of a few models like the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and the new e-Torque offerings in the Ram 1500 and Jeep Wrangler, FCA as a whole seems behind the ball when it comes to green or electrified powertrains. That might change over the …

2019 Mini Cooper

The 2019 Mini Cooper Oxford Edition is an interesting little model. It’s available in both 2- and 4-door Hardtop configurations and aimed at and specifically for college students, recent grads, those in law or medical school as well as active duty or recently discharged or retired members of the military. No one else qualifies to …