The Highlander Hybrid is the most efficient vehicle in its class with a 36 mpg EPA combined fuel economy rating for front-wheel-drive models and 35 mpg with all-wheel-drive. The Highlander’s 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and electric motors put out a combined 243 hp, which compares to 295 hp for the conventional 3.5-liter V6-powered model and 318 for the Explorer Hybrid that is the only other hybrid in the segment and gets 28 mpg. … [Read more...] about Test drive: Is the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid the one?
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Drop the hammer and 60 mph arrives in about 2.9 seconds without any wheel spin, according to Chevrolet. That's thanks in part to the 40/60 weight distribution provided by the mid-engine design and the Stingray’s excellent traction management system. It's nearly as quick as the old front-engine 755 hp Corvette ZR1, which was a big part of the reason Chevy made the switch. … [Read more...] about Test Drive: The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray rocks
The company, along with affiliated South Korean automaker Kia, on Thursday said they were recalling over 600,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada to fix a brake fluid leak that could cause the fires. Hyundai initially said it was OK for its vehicles to be parked indoors. … [Read more...] about Hyundai: Recalled SUVs Should Be Parked Outside
Kia’s recall will start Oct. 15, while Hyundai’s will start Oct. 23. Dealers for both companies will inspect the control units for leaks and replace them if needed at no cost to owners. … [Read more...] about Hyundai, Kia Recall: Brake Fluid Leak Could Cause Engine Fires
Tesla, rather uniquely among carmakers with dreams of building autonomous vehicles, does not use lidar on its cars, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the technology will not be needed to achieve full self-driving capability. Lucid executives have previously talked about the company's cars having full self-driving capability, but Lucid's announcement about the Air included no such claims. For now, at least, the sensors are to be used only to assist the driver. … [Read more...] about Lucid Motors unveils line of super powerful electric sedans