This week's news cycle has a lot coming out of Korea and Germany thanks to one automaker dropping a full lineup overview. In addition to a refreshed Kona, a high-performance Kona N, an all-new Tucson, the Santa Cruz, and Ioniq 5, here's what's new for the 2022 Hyundai Lineup: Carryover models include the Elantra, Sonata, Veloster N, Santa Fe, and Santa Fe Hybrid, Accent, … [Read more...] about Weekly News in Review: July 11 to July 17
This week's news is highlighted by Stellantis doubling down on electrification. The company, which owns 14 brands has announced a huge$35.5 billion investment in electrified mobility. This will result in the development of four new platforms specifically for EVs: STLA Small, STLA Medium, STLA Large, and STLA Frame. The former two are good for up to 300 and 440 miles … [Read more...] about Weekly News in Review: July 4 to July 10
This week's news sees lots of utility vehicles, low and high, make a splash. We also finally get some range ratings on a certain electrified pony and a big new Jeep. The 2022 Kia Soul receives some significant updates in addition to the new Kia badge. S, X-Line and GT-Line models now get the 10.25-inch touchscreen, keyless entry/start, dual-zone climate control, wireless … [Read more...] about Week in Reviews: Top News from June 20 to June 26
Jeep's Wrangler is an American icon that almost wasn’t. As Jeep starts a transformation into a “greener” brand, let’s look back at Jeep's seemingly unlikely second-best-selling model, and why the Wrangler is the reason the Ford Bronco is returning. The start of the Wrangler Back in 1986, AMC launched the first SUV called the Jeep Wrangler. If it were not for a cash infusion … [Read more...] about Jeep Wrangler: The American Icon That Re-Birthed The Ford Bronco
It's time to finally see how the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L drives and goes off-road. If you're looking for a deep dive, check out the previous video and post. Now, let's hit the road with Alex to see if this newest Jeep is truly one. On the road, the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L's road manners depend on which engine you get. The heavy curb weight, which ranges from 4,500- to … [Read more...] about 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L First Drive: A Three-Row Off-Roader?
The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is the brand’s first three-row SUV in a long time. Over a decade to be exact because the last Jeep with a third row was the old Commander, which was discontinued in the 2010 model year. This latest generation Grand Cherokee marks the return of a Jeep that can seat more than five people and the first time an SUV wearing the Grand Cherokee badge is … [Read more...] about 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Deep Dive: A Real Three-Row Jeep?
This week's news so a lot of EV and truck goods from Ford and some teasers and special edition variants from Toyota. We also got some juicy sports car rumors and pricing for a hotly anticipated crossover from Korea. The biggest news of the week is the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro. This is the commercial version of Ford's upcoming all-electric pickup truck that starts at … [Read more...] about Week in Review: The Top News from May 23 to May 29
This week's news isn't as action-packed as last week, but a couple of key items are worth noting. Polestar Polestar's announced two new major updates to the Polestar 2's infotainment system. The first is the addition of a digital key function, which allows you to use your smartphone as a key via an updated Polestar mobile app. It uses Bluetooth to function and requires you to … [Read more...] about Week in Review: May 2 to May 8
If you're looking for the most capable vehicle with a plug, the Jeep Wrangler 4xe is it. Powered by a 2.0-liter turbo-four coupled to an electric motor, a lithium-ion battery, and an eight-speed automatic transmission, this rig has 375 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque combined. That means only the V8-powered Wrangler Rubicon 392 is more powerful than this electrified off-roader. … [Read more...] about 2022 Jeep Wrangler 4xe First Drive: The Wrangler With a Plug
The Jeep Wrangler 4xe is the first vehicle in the brand’s lineup to feature a fully electrified powertrain and follows the eTorque variant which uses a mild-hybrid 48-volt starter generator with torque fill capability. Unlike some hybrid systems found in other brands, the Wrangler’s is a plug-in hybrid with a sizable battery, a turbocharged engine, a powerful electric motor, … [Read more...] about 2022 Jeep Wrangler 4xe: How Does the Plug-In Hybrid System Work?