Bengt Halvorson, Senior Editor

Bengt is the Editor of Green Car Reports and is Internet Brands Automotive Group’s Senior Editor specializing in green vehicle coverage. He has been reporting on cars and the auto industry for more than 20 years, and efficiency concerns, policy, and electric-car enthusiasm from Portland for nearly as long. Bengt has written for many news, technology, and lifestyle outlets, consulted on powertrain tech, tracked collector-car prices, led panels about electric vehicles, and won awards for his coverage of consumer affairs. He holds degrees in Applied Physics and Philosophy from the University of Michigan and was, earlier in his career, a writer at the UK publication Autocar and an editor at Automobile Magazine. Bengt was most recently the environmental editor for Car and Driver, where he helped to nudge the gearhead/enthusiast publication toward greater EV awareness. Prior to that he was a part of this group’s predecessor, High Gear Media (and also of Green Car Reports’ inception). Bengt also serves as a juror for the North American Car and Truck of the Year accolades.


Lincoln Corsair
Lincoln Corsair

The Lincoln Corsair is a compact crossover utility vehicle that replaced the Lincoln MKC for 2020. As a compact vehicle, the Corsair plots a course against the likes of the Acura RDX, Audi Q5, Cadillac XT4, Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, Volvo XC60, and others. MORE: Read our 2022 Lincoln Corsair review...Read More»

2022 Audi E-Tron S SUV and Sportback
2022 Audi E-Tron

What kind of car is the 2022 Audi E-Tron? What does it compare to? The 2022 Audi E-Tron electric crossover SUV seats five. Offered in SUV or Sportback body styles, it’s a rival for the Tesla Model X. Is the 2022 Audi E-Tron a good car? Yes, just make sure you’re good with...Read More»

2022 Audi E-Tron S SUV and Sportback
Audi E-Tron

The Audi E-Tron is a fully electric utility vehicle, and the first all-electric Audi model. In the current market of electric vehicles, the E-Tron stands as a counterpoint to the Tesla Model X. While the Tesla aimed to be different in so many ways—also the case to a lesser degree in the...Read More»

2021 Volkswagen ID.4
2021 Volkswagen ID.4

What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4? What does it compare to? The 2021 VW ID.4 is a fully electric compact crossover with space for up to five and a range of up to 250 miles. The ID.4 compares to the Tesla Model Y and Ford Mustang Mach-E, but it’s priced lower to...Read More»

2022 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Hyundai Sonata

The Hyundai Sonata is a mid-size sedan that has been completely redesigned for 2020. With the Sonata, Hyundai has a rival for vehicles such as the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, and Kia K5. MORE: Read our 2022 Hyundai Sonata review Compared to the outgoing version, the latest Sonata has...Read More»

2022 Toyota Prius Nightshade
2022 Toyota Prius

What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Toyota Prius? What does it compare to? The 2022 Toyota Prius is a paragon of fuel-efficient driving. Although Toyota has for most of this green-car icon’s two decades positioned the Prius as the greenest, most technology-advanced vehicle in the...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Trax
Chevrolet Trax

The Chevrolet Trax is for all intents and purposes a tall hatchback—or a short wagon—with available all-wheel drive. However in the car-shopping language of the day, you might hear it called a crossover. The Trax was originally part of an expansion of Chevy's utility-vehicle lineup in...Read More»

2022 Jaguar I-Pace
Jaguar I-Pace

The Jaguar I-Pace is the British luxury automaker’s first all-electric vehicle and the first to challenge Tesla for luxury EV money. The I-Pace went on sale in 2018. In the U.S., it costs more than $70,000 to start, before federal tax credits and any applicable state incentives are applied...Read More»

2022 Jaguar I-Pace
2022 Jaguar I-Pace

What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Jaguar I-Pace? What does it compare to? The Jaguar I-Pace was the first long-range, fully electric vehicle to arrive from a traditional luxury brand. It compares closest to the Tesla Model Y. With performance potentially rivaling Tesla, mated with...Read More»

2022 Subaru Impreza
Subaru Impreza

The Subaru Impreza is a compact sedan or hatchback with standard all-wheel drive. While it doesn't sell in the volumes of its rivals, it has steadily gained popularity over recent years as Subaru has fitted it with the most popular features among budget-minded compact buyers. MORE: Read our 2022...Read More»

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