Matthew Askari, Contributing Writer
I’m snaking the 2020 Kia Soul EV around a bend in the Korean countryside, happy to push faster after weathering Seoul’s famous morning traffic earlier, but I can’t escape two...
2016 Smart ForTwo: First Drive Of European Version
The 2016 Smart ForTwo minicar will arrive at U.S. dealers this fall. When it does, it will be playing the redemption card every chance it gets. Smart was created to counter the increasing global trend toward urbanization. One way to make cities more manageable is a microcar that fit the needs of...Matthew Askari
CES 2015: 3 Things We Learned From Mercedes, Ford, Audi, Toyota & More
The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show took over Las Vegas this week, and more than ever, we’ve been given a glimpse into how the automotive industry may evolve and advance, technologically. We scoured the convention halls in Sin City—trust us, with all the techies in town, the biggest sin...Matthew Askari
2016 Smart ForTwo: What You Should Know About All-New Minicar
The new Smart ForTwo and Smart ForFour minicar models have just made their world debuts in Berlin, and we've got the details. Thus far, only the two-seat Smart ForTwo has been confirmed for the U.S. It will launch as a 2016 model. While the Smarts will offer buyers in most markets a choice between...Matthew Askari
Hyundai: Gasoline Suppliers 'Should Invest In Hydrogen Infrastructure'
Hyundai recently handed off the keys to its first Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell customer, and the Korean carmaker has consistently said it believes hydrogen vehicles--and fuel-cell technology--will be the equivalent of "the next electric car." Plug-in electric vehicles are steadily gaining a foothold...Matthew Askari
Could Upcoming 2016 Hyundai Tucson Get A Diesel Engine Option?
While the keys of the first Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell to be leased in the U.S. were handed over last month, the automaker is putting the final touches on the new 2016 Hyundai Tucson. It's expected to launch early next summer. Hyundai's chief U.S. designer, Chris Chapman, told us the next Tucson will...Matthew Askari