The Automotive Industry, Briefly

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Toyota has a Vehicle for Every Customer

Toyota has a Vehicle for Every Customer

If you’re looking for the next vehicle to drive, you should take a ride and see your nearby Toyota dealer. What you’ll find when you visit this location is a dealership that has at least one model in every class of the market to give […]

Sedan – The Ford Fusion is Right for You

Sedan – The Ford Fusion is Right for You

If you’re looking for a midsize sedan that brings you several different choices when it comes to the trim and the drive you want to make on the road, you’ll be glad to see the Ford Fusion. This car marches on for the 2020 model […]

Sedan Shopping? Honda has the Right Sedan

Sedan Shopping? Honda has the Right Sedan

If you were going to build a sedan that would give you everything you need along with several of the features you want, you would build the Honda Accord. Yes, the sedan that has all of what you’re looking for already exists and it’s an affordable choice for you to have the drive you want and the experience you need when you get behind the wheel. There are several different ways that you can enjoy what the Accord has to offer so that you can choose the model that has the package that makes the most sense for you.

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The Kia Niro EV Adds More to the EV Market

The Kia Niro EV Adds More to the EV Market

The goal for Kia was to create the Niro in a variety of ways to make sure we can have the hybrid or EV model we want on the market. So far, we’ve seen the hybrid version and the plug-in hybrid models of the Kia […]

BMW Improves Their EV Lineup

The car company that has brought us the technologically advanced i3 and i8 is ready to offer us a new plug in hybrid on the 5-Series sedan.  This new powertrain will give us a great way to enjoy the drive of the 5-series and have […]

Did the Prius Kill the Honda Insight?

Prius vs Honda Insight

We talk of the Prius as the first hybrid to make it to market at a price we can all afford, but the reality is there was another unique hybrid on the market before the Prius showed up; the Honda Insight.  This car was different from what the Prius would come to be but had the hybrid powertrain and enough intrigue to be interesting.  Even though the Insight was offered for several years eventually Honda had not experienced enough sales to keep this model rolling and cancelled production after the 2014 model year as it has fought the good fight against the strength of Toyota and the Prius.

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Toyota Lights Up Yellowstone with Old Hybrid Batteries

Batteries on hybrid vehicles lose their ability to maintain a proper charge for powering a vehicle over time, but that doesn’t mean they are useless. The nickel metal hydride battery packs used in Toyota vehicles can be put to use for other purposes. One of […]

For a Luxury Hybrid Hatchback with an Attitude, Look to the 2015 Lexus CT

With Lexus being the luxury lineup from Toyota is it really any wonder that the CT is mechanically the sibling of the ultra-popular Toyota Prius? Even though this is the case, the CT does have a personality and dynamics that are all its own once […]