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Jeep confirms more electric models are on the way

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Jeep confirms more electric models are on the way

After covering the Jeep Wrangler 4xe last week, I decided to look more into how Jeep was handling a changing auto market. We knew the automaker was planning electric models for some point in the future but not exactly what, when or where. Today we know a little more. We know that Jeep is planning […]

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2020 Kia Niro Hybrid

The 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid has had a mid-cycle refresh bringing the excellent little crossover up to date. Unveiled at the LA Auto Show, the new version has some new design detailing that makes it stand out even further than before. It’s a modest update but Kia has done the Niro proud. The 2020 Kia […]

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Lincoln following the clean fuel trend by 2022

As many automakers around the world pledge their allegiance to electric and promise to go elective-only in the next five or six years, Lincoln is sort of joining them. Thankfully, rather than going all the way and shifting propulsion to purely electric, it is going to offer hybrid versions of all of its models.   […]

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Two new Kia Optima hybrids on the way

As well as the 2017 Kia Niro hybrid, Kia also announced two new Kia Optima hybrids at the Chicago Auto Show last week. One is a standard hybrid while the other is a plug-in hybrid. Both are likely to be a big hit. While gas prices might be low right now, there is no telling […]

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Jeep Wrangler to get diesel and hybrid options

The king of the off road, the Jeep Wrangler is apparently going to get both a diesel and hybrid powertrain option in upcoming models. In that FCA presentation last week where Sergio Marchionne said they were ditching sedans for trucks, they also offered this piece of news. While a diesel is most definitely good news […]

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Ford to test autonomous cars in California next year

Ford have announced they will be pushing forward with their testing of fully autonomous cars during 2016. They have selected Palo Alto in California as the destination and the Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle as the platform. The Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle has been in testing since 2013 and has been spotted in carefully […]

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Ford developing hybrid truck

Not content with getting better gas mileage through a lighter truck, Ford are exploring every avenue to come up with ways to meet ever increasing emissions standards while still giving buyers the power and utility they demand. One way of doing that is with hybrid powertrains. Ford has proven the worth of the aluminium body […]

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