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Tesla Model S Dual-Motor Is Quicker, Has Higher Range Too: How Do They Do That? (UPDATED)

Tesla Model S Dual-Motor Is Quicker, Has Higher Range Too: How Do They Do That? (UPDATED)

How can you add all-wheel drive to an electric car, making it hundreds of pounds heavier--and still increase its efficiency and range? Amid all of last week's hoopla over the blazing performance of the all-wheel-drive Tesla Model S P85D--0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds, 155-mph top speed--what really... read more

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Photo from Tesla 'D' tweet by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, October 1, 2014

Elon Musk Tweets Tesla To Unveil 'D' On Oct 9th: Our Guesses

Do you ever get the sense that Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has fun in his job? Last night, at 6:31 pm Pacific time, he tweeted a photo with the caption, "About time to unveil... read more October 2, 2014 by 


 
2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

2015 Jeep Renegade On Sale In Europe Next Week, U.S. Sales Start Dec Or Jan

Jeep's smallest modern utility vehicle to date is about to arrive in showrooms--but not in the U.S. The 2015 Jeep Renegade will go on sale in Europe October 1, although the... read more September 24, 2014 by 


 
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid at 2013 New York Auto Show

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Video Review

It's no secret that Subaru has surged from strength to strength over the last several years. Its sturdy, all-wheel-drive lineup of sedans, hatchbacks, and crossover utilities... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW 328d xDrive Sport Wagon, New York City, Jun 2014

2014 BMW 328d xDrive: 40-MPG Diesel Sport Wagon Reviewed

Lots of people want practical vehicles to haul families and their goods around, and increasingly small and fuel-efficient diesel engines are an option--albeit often an... read more June 6, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru Legacy 3.6R

2015 Subaru Legacy Video Road Test: 30 MPG, All-Wheel-Drive Mid-Size Sedan

The new 2015 Subaru Legacy is a stealth car: Other drivers may not pay it much attention, but it's sneaking up on the high-volume vehicles in the ultra-competitive mid-size... read more June 2, 2014 by 


 
Fiat 500X crossover teased during presentation of 500L MPV in Italy

2016 Fiat 500X Crossover To Be Officially Launched On July 4

While the Chrysler portion of the newly constituted Fiat Chrysler Automobile company moves ahead on its revised product plan, there will be a new Fiat coming soon as well... read more May 14, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Trax

2015 Chevrolet Trax: AWD Subcompact Hatchback To Launch Next Year

Small cars with all-wheel drive are an increasingly popular offering from automakers eager to boost their overall fuel efficiency while providing a feature that more and more... read more April 21, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW 535d xDrive, Catskill Mountains, Feb 2014

2014 BMW 535d xDrive Diesel Sedan: Fuel Economy Drive Review

For 2014, BMW offers diesel engines in its three sedan lines, and now we've spent a long weekend with the mid-size 5-Series sedan fitted with the fuel-efficient engine. Given... read more March 27, 2014 by 


 
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, March 2014

All-Wheel-Drive Hybrids: Hybrid SUVs, Crossovers With AWD Ultimate Guide

So you want a hybrid car, with its high gas mileage and maybe some all-electric running--but you also need all-wheel drive. What are your options? The question came to mind... read more March 24, 2014 by 


 
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, March 2014

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review

If ever any car brand should have offered a hybrid before now, it would be Subaru. Now we've driven the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, its very first hybrid offering. It's... read more March 21, 2014 by 


 
2015 Jeep Renegade, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

2015 Jeep Renegade - Tiniest Jeep Yet Unveiled In Geneva: Video And Live Photos

It's often said that Jeep is the most valuable part of Chrysler, and the renewal of the legendarily tough utility brand's range is now well underway, courtesy of new owner... read more March 6, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model S all-wheel-drive prototype testing in California, March 2014

Is This A Tesla Model S AWD Prototype Caught Testing? (Video, Photos)

It's long been expected that sooner or later, the Tesla Model S electric sport sedan will be offered with all-wheel drive. Now, two different Tesla fans have captured photos... read more March 4, 2014 by 


 
2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4x4, Catskill Mountains, NY, Jan 2014

2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4X4: Gas Mileage Test With V-6

It's winter in the Northeast, and last week's Polar Vortex luckily came along just as our weekend test car was a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. This is the all-new compact crossover... read more January 31, 2014 by 


 
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel, Catskill Mountains, NY, Jan 2014

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel: Diesel SUV Fuel Economy Tested

Diesel engines are now offered in a growing number of passenger vehicles on sale this year and next, especially crossovers and sport utilities. The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee... read more January 8, 2014 by 


 
2014 Jeep Cherokee

AWD Cars Increasingly Popular; How To Make Them Fuel-Efficient?

It wasn't so long ago that all-wheel drive was restricted to Jeeps, trucks, and the occasional esoteric supercar. Now, according to data from Polk cited in The Detroit News... read more December 10, 2013 by 


 
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