Tag: hybrid

The best hybrid SUVs for 2020

SUVs are like chocolate. There are a few different varieties, and some are fancier while others are old favorites. But there’s bound to be one that you like; that’s how they’ve become so popular in recent years. Hybrid SUVs are like peanut butter. They’re mostly good for you, yet they’re a reliable pick. Who doesn’t…

2020 Toyota Prius hybrid finally adds Apple CarPlay compatibility

Previous Next The Toyota Prius got a significant update for the 2019 model year that added all-wheel drive, but the Prius was still missing one important feature. Toyota didn’t give its bestselling hybrid the updated infotainment system available in other models, like the Corolla. That’s been rectified with the 2020 Toyota Prius, while the rest…

Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE P400e: The high-riding hybrid

Land Rover is getting into the electric SUV game. Two small steps at a time. (Land Rover) The British automaker has plans to add fully battery-powered vehicles to its lineup in the future, but for now it’s launching a pair of plug-in hybrids. One of them is a Range Rover, the other the Range Rover…

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid review

The name may be the same, but there is a very big difference between the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid and its predecessor. The 2019 model is a plug-in hybrid, meaning it can recharge its battery pack using either its internal combustion engine or an external electricity source. That means the battery pack can be bigger,…

Infiniti is using Formula One racing to hone its hybrid skills

A modern Formula One car almost looks like no one is driving. The driver sits hunkered down behind crash-protection structures, with just the tip of the helmet visible. But at least drivers keep a high profile when they get out of the cars; the legions of engineers and mechanics that build and maintain F1 cars…