Brandon Turkus, Contributor
Nearly a year ago, we published a gas-mileage review on the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, the South Korean brand's Toyota Prius challenger. We saw 49.5 miles per gallon over 565 miles of driving.
2018 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Cabriolet first drive review: the perfect city car
I try very hard to go into each review with an open mind, but in the case of the 2018 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Cabriolet, I was prepared to dislike it.
I expected an anemic driving experience in...Brandon Turkus
2017 Ford Fusion Energi: low electric range, no public charging frustrating
Electric-car charging infrastructure in the United States is getting better, but still has a very long way to go.
While anyone that's given even a passing glance to plug-in vehicles would likely tell...Brandon Turkus
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 doesn't compete in a number...Brandon Turkus
What diesel backlash? 2018 BMW 540d coming to U.S.: report
While the diesel backlash stemming from the VW emission scandal is real, BMW is forging ahead with the high-torque, high-efficiency engines regardless.
For its latest 5-Series luxury sedan, it will...Brandon Turkus
VW diesel-fix woes, Germany's expanding EV network, and Chevy Bolt EV fast charging: Today's Car News Brandon Turkus
Today, we have Volkswagen TDI models that are "undrivable" following diesel fixes, the true impact of the clean energy industry on the U.S. economy, and news on German and Austrian electrification...
Chevy Cruze Diesel: quieter, more fuel-efficient, B20-capable
Automakers today find themselves in something of an unenviable position.
Strict corporate average fuel economy rules continue to ratchet up, while President Trump may—or may not—attempt...Brandon Turkus
Ford F-150 pickup to get V-6 diesel engine in spring 2018 (updated)
Formerly the domain of heavy-duty pickups, diesel engines are slowly creeping into smaller trucks.
Ram arguably started the most recent trend with the 1500's 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6. General Motors...Brandon Turkus