Now entering its fourth generation, the legendary status of the Toyota Prius hybrid is completely established. It remains the most highly-rated car for fuel efficiency sold in the U.S. without a plug—this year at either 52 or 56 miles per gallon combined—and it’s by far the most prolific hybrid in the world, with more than 3 million sold.
The entertainment and auto industries are a lot alike. They both thrive on innovation, they both love a new face, and they both have a deep, abiding passion for awards ceremonies.
This week, a major climate change conference is taking place in Paris. Delegates roam the city's streets, carrying briefcases, laptops, and jump drives loaded with plans to avert the climatological catastrophe that awaits us.
2017 Genesis G90 (Korean-spec)
It wasn’t long ago that Hyundai confirmed it was forming a new luxury brand under the Genesis name to be made up of models whose names consist of a capital G and a number, 90, 80 or 70 etc., representing their positioning in the lineup. Today, the Korean automaker revealed the first of its Genesis models, the new G90.
How do you interpret "modern luxury" when consumer electronics change every 18 months but a luxury car has to last 15 years? That was the challenge facing the designers of the next Mercedes-Benz E-Class interior.
Mercedes-Benz is expanding its S-Class Coupe range to include a new entry-level model: the S400 4Matic Coupe. It joins existing S-Class Coupe models such as the S550 as well as Mercedes-AMG’s S63 and S65 high-performance duo, though we should note that the car is yet to be confirmed for sale in the United States.
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE
While Volkswagen continues to lag in its response to the ongoing diesel-emissions scandal, used VW prices continue to slide. And that is now affecting gasoline vehicles that aren't affected by the emissions scandal.
Hyundai used the ongoing COP21 Paris climate-change talks as a backdrop to unveil a handful of hydrogen fuel-cell taxis. Five Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell crossovers were delivered to Parisian taxi service STEP (Société du Taxi Electrique Parisien) this week.
Tesla is currently banned from selling its electric cars directly to customers in Michigan. Last year, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill requiring all new vehicles in the state to be sold exclusively through franchised third-party dealers.