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Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV being built now; Europe launch this year, U.S. in 2018?

Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV being built now; Europe launch this year, U.S. in 2018?

While Audi and Mercedes-Benz have trumpeted the electric crossover utility vehicles they will offer in 2018 and 2019, a smaller competitor is keeping pace with the German giants. The British brand Jaguar won praise for the design of its I-Pace electric SUV on its debut at last November's Los... read more

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2017 Kia Niro Touring, Catskill Mountains, NY, March 2017

Chatbot for Kia Niro hybrid vs driving the actual car

A chatbot would never lie to you, right? That’s what I wanted to find out when I tested a Facebook Messenger chatbot for the 2017 Kia Niro crossover, which recently won... read more May 28, 2017 by


 
Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan electric SUV to be shown as concept car this year

The 2018 Nissan Leaf may be the brand's next electric vehicle to soak up attention, but several reports have indicated that Nissan plans to flesh out its lineup with an... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
Production-ready Jaguar I-Pace spotted in Monaco

Video shoot shows Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV in production form

The British luxury brand Jaguar, far smaller than any of its three German competitors, may be looking to steal a march on all of them. While Audi revealed a concept version... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQ electric car concept  [photo: Axel Harries]

British magazine gets ride in all-electric Mercedes EQ Concept

Mercedes-Benz has big plans for electric vehicles in the future, but its main nod to what those plans will bring thus far is the EQ Concept. Shown at the Paris Motor Show... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Feb 2016

What's the lowest acceptable gas mileage for a compact SUV? Poll results

We've driven a lot of compact crossover utility vehicles in recent months. It's a hot category in the new-car market, with all light trucks getting better fuel economy than... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
2016 Acura CDX (Chinese spec)

Acura CDX could migrate from China as luxury subcompact crossover

Acura today has a thin lineup that has as many passenger sedans as crossover utility vehicles. With only the TLX, RDX, MDX, RLX, and NSX to work with, Honda's premium line... read more May 5, 2017 by


 
Teaser for 2019 Volkswagen T-Roc debuting at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Volkswagen T-Roc video teases new small SUV five months early (updated)

Sales of crossover utility vehicles—the ones that look like tough, capable, high-riding SUVs but actually sit on passenger-car underpinnings—continue to surge all... read more April 30, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet FNR-X Concept for plug-in hybrid crossover, 2017 Shanghai auto show   [photo: Ronan Glon]

Chevrolet FNR-X plug-in hybrid crossover concept debuts in Shanghai: live photos

After being teased last week, the Chevrolet FNR-X Concept crossover made its debut yesterday at the Shanghai auto show. The new shape, which sports a plug-in hybrid... read more April 20, 2017 by


 
Honda CR-V Hybrid introduced at 2017 Shanghai auto show

2018 (?) Honda CR-V Hybrid all but confirmed for U.S. sale after Shanghai debut

It's one of the more frequently asked questions on consumer car sites: why aren't there any hybrid crossover utility vehicles? The Ford Escape Hybrid reigned alone in that... read more April 19, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model X

2017 Tesla Model X electric-car pricing, feature changes

Tesla has released updated pricing and features for its 2017 Tesla Model X all-electric crossover utility vehicle, including lower prices for both the 75D and 90D models... read more April 19, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Crozz concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

Volkswagen ID Crozz concept for all-electric crossover debuts at Shanghai auto show

The Chinese government wants more plug-in electric cars sold in the country—and quickly. The Shanghai auto show this week demonstrates that multiple global automakers... read more April 18, 2017 by


 
Genesis GV80 Concept, 2017 New York auto show

Genesis GV80 fuel-cell concept SUV at NY auto show

These days, it's all but de rigeur that concept cars from major global automakers be shown with some form of alternative propulsion. They may preview future production... read more April 13, 2017 by


 
2018 Toyota C-HR

2018 Toyota C-HR first drive

Sport-utility vehicles started out as truck offshoots, essentially tall wagon bodies on truck underpinnings. Think of the first Chevy Suburban in 1935, which remained a... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
2017 Kia Niro Touring, Catskill Mountains, NY, March 2017

2017 Kia Niro: gas mileage review

However you choose to view the 2017 Kia Niro hybrid—Kia says it's a crossover utility, we call it a wagon—it's a good-looking and relatively capacious small car... read more March 17, 2017 by


 
Lexus UX concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Lexus UX small crossover may get hybrid version that Toyota C-HR won't

For better or worse, many Toyota models ultimately donate their underpinnings to the Japanese automaker's Lexus luxury brand. That may not give certain Lexus models the... read more March 17, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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