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Kia Optima Sportwagon PHEV Review

The new plug-in hybrid Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV, was recently tested by Autocar, but in the end, the new Kia surprisingly received just 3.5 out of 5 stars – somewhat of a irregularity for plug-ins rated by the magazine. Autocar finds the plug-in Optima refined, quiet, nicely damped and comfortable to…

1 hour ago by Mark Kane 1

Toyota Concept-i Ride To Debut At Tokyo Motor Show

Engineered to easily accommodate a wheelchair. After introducing the Concept-i at the beginning of the year during CES, Toyota has downsized the formula for the new Concept-i Ride tailored to city use. It might just be one of the smallest cars to feature gullwing doors and these have been installed not just…

3 hours ago by Adrian Padeanu 2

Chevy Bolt Is Chevrolet’s Most Reliable Vehicle

Most electric cars are indeed more reliable than their gas or diesel counterparts. That’s true when it comes to the Chevy Bolt, says Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports adds that most ICE vehicles have become slightly less reliable over recent years (mostly due to the addition of high-tech infotainment and other…

5 hours ago by Eric Loveday 15

Tesla Model 3

VIN # 2136 Tesla Model 3 Registered With NHTSA

Tesla recently registered another ~1,000 Model 3 Vehicle Identification Numbers with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Of course, this doesn’t necessarily mean that Tesla has suddenly built another 1,000 Model 3s, but it gives us more of an idea of the automaker’s intentions and forthcoming progress. Fortunately, we should…

6 hours ago by Steven Loveday 2

Battery Gigafactory To Be Established In New York

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo says his state has attracted a battery gigafactory investment of its own, but as far as we can tell, the projected scale of the operation is not really that big. “Imperium3 New York, Inc., a consortium of businesses spearheaded by three Southern Tier companies,…

21 hours ago by Mark Kane 7

Boring

The Boring Company Breaks Ground In Baltimore

Though some may suggest that a small hole in the ground is boring news, it’s frankly surprising how much progress Elon Musk’s Boring Company is making in terms of beating the odds. Yes, many have said that The Boring Company is a joke. It will never happen and jurisdictions will…

1 day ago by Steven Loveday 33