Brian Wong, West Coast Editor
First drive review: 2021 Karma GS-6 goes over the top on style and fun, comes up short on range Brian Wong
It’s been a long and winding road for Karma Automotive, which was born of the remains of Fisker more than five years ago and still hasn't managed to make as many cars as the original. But with...
Genesis X Concept: Is this the production-bound electric luxury coupe?
Genesis' third consecutive battery-electric coupe concept is short on details, but may have the best chance of actually making it to production.Brian Wong
First drive review: 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV is a better Bolt
The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV is an improvement over the Bolt EV, with more passenger room and technology while only taking a minor hit in range.Brian Wong
First drive review: 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is buzzworthy, but a software update away from breakthrough
An hour with the 2021 VW ID.4 electric SUV assures us that this mass-market EV carries on the fun-to-drive qualities of the e-Golf—though its interface is still being sorted out.Brian Wong
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime: Can its charge mode help boost MPG?
We took a pair of long road trips in the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime to find out if its charge mode might actually be more fuel efficient, and just how much fuel economy driving in Sport vs. Eco mode will cost you.Brian Wong
2022 Mini Cooper SE preview: 110-mile “fun” EV gets a subtle update
Mini hasn't given the Cooper SE any more range for 2022, but it gets a bigger standard screen and downplays the yellow accents.Brian Wong
The redesigned 2021 Toyota Mirai looks and feels wildly different in this iteration.
The first iteration of Toyota’s fuel-cell vehicle had more to prove and its styling reflected that. The...
First drive review: 2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid is a 54-mpg tech and value standout
At up to 54 mpg, the Elantra Hybrid offers a perkier, more conventional driving experience than the eco-focused Ioniq hybrid—and a strong value vs. rivals.Brian Wong