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Tesla Model X 2017 Review

2017 Tesla Model X P100D: HIGHS Intuitive convenience tech throughout Massive touchscreen Fast acceleration, smooth handling Well-executed driving assists Great forward visibility LOWS Poor rear visibility A few disappointing interior materials Somehow, Tesla made a name for itself in an era when hybrid cars were having a hard time resonating, …

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric – Cons & Pros – Review

In his 1962 book Diffusion of Innovations, Everett M. Rodgers defined five groups of individuals responsible for the adoption and eventual market penetration of a new idea or technology: the innovators, the early adopters, the early majority, the late majority, and the laggards. And as with any market-based technology, the electric vehicle’s …

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Lexus CT200h 2016 Review

Lexus CT200h If you’re into the relentless pursuit of fuel efficiency—but you can’t take the doorstop style of the Toyota Prius—the Lexus CT200h may be what you seek. Utilizing the same hybrid-powertrain technology as the Prius, the Lexus CT200h offers excellent fuel economy (we saw 36 mpg in our testing) and …

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Fiat 500e

Fiat 500e, with its tiny size, zippy handling, and an EPA range of 84 miles, the 500e is a fine city car—as long as you don’t need to go anywhere else. The interior is cramped, with an awkward driving position and a rear seat that is best reserved for short …

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2017 Kia Niro

Kia’s hybrid utility vehicle could be a breakout hit. Called an “un-hybrid,” the Niro combines a hybrid powertrain with a subcompact crossover for the best of both worlds. The interior is roomy, with an elevated seating position for easy entry/exit and a clear view of the road ahead. A gas …

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