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2014 Chevrolet Spark EV: We Drive The World's Most Efficient Car

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV: We Drive The World's Most Efficient Car

At last, for the first time since the now-legendary EV1, General Motors has another all-electric car: the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV. This past week we spent much of a day using it to get around urban environs in Portland, Oregon, and found it to be one of the best-driving battery electric cars yet... read more

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2013 Ford C-Max Energi  -  Driven, June 2013

2013 Ford C-Max Energi: Driven

The 2013 Ford C-Max Energi is a plug-in hybrid. But if you keep your trip lengths relatively short, and get in the habit of plugging in at home and perhaps at work, it does a... read more June 13, 2013 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, test drive in Hell, Michigan

2014 Chevy Cruze Diesel: First Drive

It may not look any different on the outside, but the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel is a pioneering vehicle: It's the first passenger car with a diesel engine sold by General... read more June 10, 2013 by 


 
2014 GMC Sierra First Drive, Santa Barbara

2014 GMC Sierra: First Drive

Drift north out of the lights of Santa Barbara, and California gets dark quickly, as if it's trying to extinguish the whole idea of Lompoc. Somewhere in those 3G-free... read more June 7, 2013 by  4


 
2014 Acura MDX  -  First Drive, May 2013

2014 Acura MDX: First Drive

We suspect we're not the only ones who think that the very premise behind some high-performance luxury utility vehicles borders on perverse. Who are they kidding? Unless... read more June 1, 2013 by  4


 
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: First Drive

Everything's bigger in Texas, and Texans love their trucks. As we got our first drive time in the new 2014 Chevy Silverado this week, in Hill Country near San Antonio, we... read more May 7, 2013 by  1


 
2014 Kia Cadenza  -  First Drive, April 2013

2014 Kia Cadenza: First Drive

How much of a luxury car's price is in the badge? It's a question we kept revisiting, repeatedly, during a couple of days with the all-new 2014 Kia Cadenza Because if you... read more April 27, 2013 by  2


 
2014 Jaguar F-Type first drive

2014 Jaguar F-Type First Drive: Video

After nearly 40 years of building sedans and grand tourers, Jaguar is finally back in the sports car business with the 2014 F-Type. So what's it like? That's exactly the... read more April 16, 2013 by 


 
2014 Mitsubishi Outlander  -  First Drive, March 2013

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander: First Drive

Can Mitsubishi still prove itself relevant in the U.S.? With the quirky Endeavor long gone, the flamboyant Eclipse coupes and convertibles now discontinued, the last Galant... read more March 22, 2013 by  4


 
2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo  -  Driven

2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo: Driven

Ever since our first drive of the standard Hyundai Veloster, we'd been pining for the Veloster Turbo. In fact, after hatching plans to make the Veloster one of our inaugural... read more March 12, 2013 by 


 
2013 Honda Civic EX-L

2013 Honda Civic EX: Driven

The Honda Civic was extensively refreshed for 2012, yet amongst most of us who keep tabs on new cars and how they drive, it was met with a collective “meh.” There... read more February 8, 2013 by  3


 
2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 2.5  -  First Drive, February 2013

2014 Mazda CX-5: First Drive

Nearly a year ago, we took a first drive of the Mazda CX-5 and pronounced it the best-handling crossover yet. In the year since, with several new entries in the compact... read more February 5, 2013 by 


 
2014 Mazda 6  -  First Drive, February 2013

2014 Mazda 6: First Drive

Among affordable, even frugal, mid-size sedans, the all-new 2014 Mazda 6 is about the closest we’ve ever come to love at first sight. We thought the new 2013 Ford... read more February 1, 2013 by  3


 
2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i  -  Driven, January 2013

2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i: Driven

Last year, in several of BMW's mainstream models like the 3-Series and 5-Series, the German automaker did what might have a few years earlier been the unthinkable for the... read more January 25, 2013 by  1


 
2014 Subaru Forester

2014 Subaru Forester: First Drive

If the somewhat larger Forester that emerged for 2009 was Subaru's first grab at a wider group of American family shoppers, the latest all-new 2014 Forester is an official... read more January 24, 2013 by 


 
2013 Toyota RAV4

2013 Toyota RAV4: First Drive and Video Road Test

It's been a rough year for fans of white bread. The last oven timer's gone off at Hostess. Justin Bieber's sprouted chin hair number two. Mitt Romney is just Mitt Romney, no... read more December 19, 2012 by  1


 
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