Toyota Venza Returns for 2021

Toyota Venza Returns for 2021

Toyota has been without a mid-size, two-row crossover offering since it discontinued the Venza in 2015. But now that nameplate is coming back for 2021 for a new model that will once again slot between the RAV4 and Highlander. Based on the Japan-market Toyota Harrier,...
The Pandemic Won’t Slow Down Volvo’s Electric Transformation

The Pandemic Won’t Slow Down Volvo’s Electric Transformation

No Slowdown For Volvo On Electrification Here’s something I think about a lot: the future of the auto industry is very clearly an electrified one, primarily made of hybrid and fully electric vehicles. Transitioning toward that will be deeply expensive for every...
2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid First Drive

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid First Drive

The race for the most fuel-efficient sedan is on. With Hyundai’s 2020 Sonata Hybrid, the Korean brand is challenging the best from Japan in a fuel-efficiency battle. But Hyundai didn’t stop there, it packed the Sonata with premium materials, a ton of tech,...
2020 Tesla Model X Review

2020 Tesla Model X Review

The Tesla Model X ranks near the top of the luxury hybrid and electric SUV class thanks to its swift acceleration, buttoned-down handling, superb all-electric driving range, spacious cabin, and advanced features. Is the Tesla Model X a Good SUV? Yes, the 2020 Tesla...
2020 Land Rover Defender first drive review: The real deal

2020 Land Rover Defender first drive review: The real deal

I never really understood the charm of the Land Rover Defender until I drove a 2007 model to a fifth-place finish in the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles in Morocco. When it worked, which was 95% of the time, it was unstoppable, its grunty diesel engine allowing me to keep...