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2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Hyundai Elantra goes hybrid, adds wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra compact sedan debuts with an available hybrid powertrain and a Digital Key that replaces the traditional key fob with a smartphone.
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid first drive review: Fashionably late

The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid is a fuel-efficient version of Honda's bestselling crossover. Our Honda CR-V Hybrid first drive takes a deep look at the popular CUV.
Tesla Model Y front

Tesla begins deliveries of the Model Y electric crossover

Deliveries of the Tesla Model Y -- the Model 3's crossover counterpart -- are now underway. Tesla marked the start of deliveries with a short YouTube video.
backup and parking tech 2017 Ford F-450

Everything you need to know about backup cameras

Backup and parking tech for cars is everywhere, but what do these devices and systems do, and who has the best parking tech? Our guides breaks down the options.
2019 Honda Clarity Electric

Honda Clarity Electric gets unplugged, won’t return for new model year

The Honda Clarity Electric has been discontinued, meaning no longer sells a battery-electric car in the United States.
waymo takes its self driving cars to florida for testing in heavy rain

As companies race to develop self-driving cars, Americans remain ambivalent

Most Americans still don't trust self-driving cars, according to a new AAA study. Respondents said they wanted more information on the technology.
GM Ultium EV platform

GM’s modular Ultium platform will be building block of its future electric cars

General Motors is preparing to launch a slew of electric cars using common mechanical components that are part of its Ultium package of mechanical components.
Hyundai Prophecy concept

Hyundai Prophecy concept predicts a future of autonomous driving, electric power

The Hyundai Prophecy concept shows what a future self-driving electric car from the South Korean automaker could look like.
Citroën Ami electric car

Citroën’s tiny, two-seat Ami EV will costs $22 a month after $3,000 down payment

The Citroën Ami is a tiny, two-seat electric car that will be available in Europe through a long-term rental scheme. It is not coming to the United States.
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid offers 38 mpg combined for $28,870

The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid arrives in dealerships several months after the non-hybrid model.
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

2020 Corvette Stingray first drive review: Born to dance

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is a tech-packed reinvention of a classic sports car that elevates Corvette to a true supercar.
2019 Nissan Leaf

Nissan launches $699-per-month subscription service in Houston

Nissan is the latest automaker to experiment with a subscription service, which it is launching in Houston.
2021 Kia Seltos

2021 Kia Seltos first drive review: A practical nerd

The 2021 Kia Seltos distinguishes itself in a crowded segment with a combination of tech and practicality. It shares DNA with the Hyundai Kona, but the difference is night and day.
Canoo electric car chassis

Hyundai will use Canoo’s ‘skateboard’ chassis for future electric cars

Hyundai will use Canoo's chassis design as the basis for future electric cars. Canoo plans to launch its own electric car through a subscription service in 2021.
Aptiv-Lyft self-driving car demonstration

What Lyft and Aptiv learned from 100,000 self-driving car trips

Lyft and Aptiv have completed 100,000 self-driving car trips in Las Vegas. They claim it will provide a blueprint for more widespread use of self-driving cars.
2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid’s solar roof can deliver up to 700 miles of ‘free’ driving

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid gets a solar roof that can significantly increase range, its maker claims. The roof can add up to 700 miles of "free" driving per year.
ChargePoint an NATSO to spend $1 billion on electric car charging

A $1 billion investment will bring more EV charging stations to rural America

ChargePoint and NATSO plan to install electric car charging stations at 4,000 rural highway travel plazas. The project has a $1 billion price tag, and a targeted completion date of 2030.
Nuro R2 autonomous car

Nuro granted first federal safety exemption for a driverless car

Nuro is the first company to get an exemption from federal safety regulations for an autonomous car. The rules are intended for human-driven vehicles.
2021 Cadillac Escalade 38-inch screen

The 2021 Escalade has a 38-inch OLED screen and my god, it’s gorgerous

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade is an old school SUV that's learning some new tech tricks. Truck DNA and a big V8 combine with a 38-inch OLED screen and a Super Cruise system that can make automatic lane changes. The 2021 Cadillac Escalade goes on sale this summer, with pricing to be announced at a later date.
Maven car sharing Chevrolet Bolt EV

What is Maven carsharing?

General Motors has its own car sharing service, called Maven, that gives you access to cars on demand without the hassle and expense of ownership. Here's everything you need to know about Maven car sharing, including availability, rates, and what to expect when you sign up.
gmc hummer ev officially confirmed with 1000 horsepower teaser feature

Hummer will return as a 1,000-horsepower electric vehicle in Super Bowl ad

After 10 years on the scrap heap, the Hummer name will return on a 1,000-horsepower electric truck. The electric Hummer will appear in a Super Bowl ad.
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Why Tesla’s promise to deliver 500,000 electric cars in 2020 isn’t unrealistic

Tesla wants to deliver 500,000 electric cars in 2020, a major increase over the 367,500 cars it delivered in 2019. But unlike some of the company's other promises, this goal seems fairly realistic. Tesla has a lot of potential production capacity to work with, and the new Model Y crossover waiting in the wings.
Waymo and UPS delivery pilot program

Brown goes autonomous: Waymo and UPS partner on package-delivery pilot

Waymo is partnering with UPS on a package-delivery pilot program in Arizona. Waymo's modified Chrysler Pacifica minivans will ferry packages between UPS Stores and a distribution hub in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The program will use the same vehicles as the Waymo One ridesharing service.
rivian and lincoln partner on electric car official announcement corsair grand touring

Lincoln will launch its first electric vehicle with help from Rivian

The first all-electric Lincoln will use startup Rivian's skateboard platform, meaning the Lincoln model will likely be an SUV. Lincoln parent Ford is investing $500 million in Rivian, which plans to sell its own electric SUV and pickup truck. Lincoln currently has two plug-in hybrids, but nothing fully electric.
canoo electric car for subscription services photos specs launch date

Fisker vs. Canoo: Are subscriptions the future of electric cars?

Canoo and Fisker want to offer electric cars through subscription services. Subscriptions are intended to be more convenient than buying or leasing, and the cars are designed to stand out from the crowd. Here's everything you need to know about Canoo, Fisker, and their upcoming electric cars.
General Motors dedicated electric car factory

GM gets serious with $2.2 billion investment in electric trucks, SUVs

General Motors will convert a Detroit assembly plant into a dedicated factory for electric vehicles. The factory will start producing electric pickup trucks in 2021, followed by the Cruise Origin self-driving car and other models. GM is spending $2.2 billion to retool the factory for electric vehicle production.
2020 Toyota Prius XLE AWD-e front three quarter

2020 Toyota Prius XLE AWD-e review: This classic hybrid is a winter warrior

The 2020 Toyota Prius is the latest version of the car that put hybrids on the map. The Prius has been many hybrid buyers' default choice, but is it still the best? We spent a week with one to find out. Our test car was a range-topping Prius XLE model with the optional all-wheel drive system.
2020 Hyundai Venue exterior

2020 Hyundai Venue first drive review: All the tech, for less

The 2020 Hyundai Venue aims to offer more tech for the money than any other crossover. But while the Venue is indeed a good tech value, Hyundai's latest model is compromised in other areas. Like the Nissan Kicks and Toyota C-HR, the Venue stretches the definition of "crossover" to the limit.
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car

Most EV buyers have no regrets about going electric, AAA survey says

Many car buyers are still unsure about electric cars, but those that do take the plunge tend to be happy with their purchases, according to a new AAA survey. Initial concerns, such as range anxiety, tend to disappear over time, AAA said. Ownership costs are also fairly close to gasoline cars, according to AAA.
Cruise Origin self-driving car

Where we’re going, we don’t need steering wheels, GM’s Cruise believes

The Cruise Origin is the first purpose-built self-driving car from General Motors' autonomous driving division. The Origin doesn't have a steering wheel or pedals and was designed with ridesharing in mind. Cruise did not say when the Origin will go into production. The car was designed with help from GM and Honda.

Electric SUV co-developed by Subaru, Toyota may not appear until 2025

Subaru and Toyota are working together on an electric SUV, but Subaru indicated that it may not appear for several more years. Subaru also isn't too keen on selling electric cars in the United States, citing lack of customer interest. Toyota will also continue to provide hybrid tech to Subaru under the partnership.
Lucid Air electric car

Lucid Motors will finally unveil the production version of its electric car in April

Lucid Motors will finally unveil a production-ready version of its 1,000-horsepower electric car in April in New York. The electric car -- the Lucid Air -- was first seen in prototype form in 2016. Lucid originally planned to start production of the Air in 2019, but is now aiming for late 2020.
Hummer H2 and Hummer H3 SUVs

GM is serious about electric Hummer, wants LeBron James to sell it

Once known for gas-guzzling SUVs, the Hummer name could return on an electric vehicle, according to a new report. General Motors is planning to show off the electric Hummer in a Super Bowl commercial, and has signed NBA star LeBron James to star in the commercial, the report claims.
Fisker Ocean electric SUV

Sub-$40K Fisker Ocean electric SUV rolls into CES after long-awaited debut

Fisker will finally show its Ocean electric SUV to the public at CES 2020. The Ocean will have a range of up to 300 miles, as well as a California Mode that Fisker claims will provide a convertible-like experience. Production starts in 2021, with customer deliveries in 2022.