Toyota’s 2021 Rav4 hybrid gets a plug

Thanks to the highly popular Prius, Toyota helped make the hybrid a viable alternative to gas-only vehicles. A few years ago, it added a plug-in version, the Prius Prime to compete with the likes of the Chevy Volt. Now it's adding that option to the...

Volvo’s electric XC40 will use an Android infotainment system

Volvo's electric XC40 will represent an upgrade to in-cabin tech, not just the powerplant. The automaker has continued its teaser campaign for the EV by revealing that it will use an infotainment system based on Android Automotive, just like the car...

Aston Martin DBX SUV has a 4.0L twin-turbo V8 under the hood

Aston Martin is taking the time to talk up its upcoming DBX SUV. The DBX is the first Aston SUV and is entering the final stages of development. The vehicle may be an SUV more focused on hauling people and stuff than your typical Aston sports car, but it is still seeing extensive track development. Aston says that the testing … Continue reading

2020 Land Rover Defender is an all-new icon: US price and specs

Some cars are just plain iconic, and so expectations for the 2020 Land Rover Defender are understandably high. Making its long-anticipated debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2019 today, the all-new SUV will come in 2020 Defender 90 three-door and 2020 Defender 110 five-door versions, with an optional mild-hybrid gas engine and plenty of off-roading ability. It’s certainly distinctive. Land … Continue reading

2020 Volvo XC90 First Drive: T8 hybrid, T6, and smug Swedes

It’s been five years since the second-generation Volvo XC90 began the wholesale reboot of the automaker’s range, and it’s fair to say that the 2020 XC90 arrives – refreshed and updated – on a high. The Swedes aren’t typically prone to either smugness or boasting, but with Volvo sales in the US up almost 5-percent so far this year, versus … Continue reading