Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R Concept Armed with 420 Ponies

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Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R Concept Armed with 420 Ponies
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How do you make a boring economy car exciting? Well, most automakers simply tack a letter “R” on the rear and call it a day. Fortunately the latest Toyota Yaris concept has far more substance than just a name badge. Continue Reading...

Attractive Lease Rates Help Drive EV Sales Growth

Attractive Lease Rates Help Drive EV Sales Growth
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August new-vehicle sales in the U.S. were up an impressive 17 percent compared to the same month last year, with almost every automaker posting solid gains. But perhaps a bigger surprise has to do with how well plug-in and electric vehicles performed on the market. Continue Reading...

Jaguar Land Rover Developing Advanced Electric Powertrains

Jaguar Land Rover Developing Advanced Electric Powertrains
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Hybrid technology isn’t just a Japanese specialty anymore, everyone is jumping on the electric bandwagon from the Detroit three to German automakers. Even the British are investing in cutting-edge batteries and motors. Continue Reading...

Toyota Recalls Hybrid Crossovers and Lexus Cars

Toyota Recalls Hybrid Crossovers and Lexus Cars
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Toyota is conducting two voluntary safety recalls. One applies to a couple of its hybrids, the other to a handful of Lexus models. Continue Reading...

2015 Lexus GS-F Spied Nurburgring Testing

2015 Lexus GS-F Spied Nurburgring Testing
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Germany’s vaunted Nürburgring is arguably the most famous test track in the world. AutoGuide’s intrepid spy photographers have just spotted the 2015 Lexus GS-F circling the famous “Green Hell,” and best of all the car was NOT camouflaged! Continue Reading...

918 Spyder Production Model Among Porsche Premieres at Frankfurt Motor Show

918 Spyder Production Model Among Porsche Premieres at Frankfurt Motor Show
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It’s hard to believe but the Frankfurt Motor Show press preview kicks off next week. Where has summer gone? Heating things up, here’s a glimpse of what storied German sportscar builder Porsche plans to display at the international event. Continue Reading...

Next-Gen Prius to Launch ‘New Era’ of Toyota Hybrids

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Next-Gen Prius to Launch ‘New Era’ of Toyota Hybrids
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When it comes to hybrids, Toyota is the undisputed king. The Japanese automaker’s ultra-efficient Prius is practically the gold standard when it comes to economical motoring, but just because they’ve been successful over the past 15 years doesn’t mean they’re slowing down. Continue Reading...

2015 Toyota Prius to Get 55 MPG, Wireless Charging

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2015 Toyota Prius to Get 55 MPG, Wireless Charging
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Toyota pulled back the covers today at its Hybrid World Tour event in Michigan, giving a small glimpse of advanced fuel-saving technologies currently in development. Continue Reading...

Infiniti Emerg-E Concept First Drive – Video

Infiniti Emerg-E Concept First Drive – Video
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It’s not every day you get to sit inside a concept car, and driving one is an even rarer occurrence since these special vehicles are typically one-offs that are more precious than gold to automakers. Against the odds AutoGuide got a very brief test drive of the beautiful Infiniti Emerg-E show car at the Nissan… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Things You Need to Know About the 2014 Mazda3

Top 10 Things You Need to Know About the 2014 Mazda3
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Zoom-Zoom, it’s what sets Mazda apart from other car companies. The small Japanese manufacturer focuses on driving dynamics far more than other mass-market automakers. The result of that relentless toil is a lineup of cars and crossovers that are more entertaining than their competition. Paraphrasing one of the company’s TV commercials, if it’s not worth… Continue Reading...

2014 Mazda3 Revealed With More Space, Style & Speed

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2014 Mazda3 Revealed With More Space, Style & Speed
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Like a Broadway premiere the 2014 Mazda3 will take a bow in New York City today. Mazda’s best-selling compact car has received a bumper-to-bumper redesign along with some significant improvements. The company’s latest C-Segment offering brings a healthy dose of style, performance and technology to an extremely competitive slice of the market. Continue Reading...

Range Rover Diesel Hybrid Might Reach US Soon

Range Rover Diesel Hybrid Might Reach US Soon
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Land Rover will launch a diesel hybrid version of its Range Rover in Europe shortly after the truck debuts during the Frankfurt Motor Show. It might not be so long until it reaches the U.S. either. Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 13 – BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLK250 vs. Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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Ask AutoGuide No. 13 – BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLK250 vs. Toyota Highlander Hybrid
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Crossovers are all about fuel efficiency and family functionality. They blend attributes of cars with traits of traditional SUVs to create vehicles that are neither fish nor fowl; they’re the undecided voter of the automotive world, essentially the state of Ohio. Is it going red? Will it be blue? One thing’s certain; it’ll never go… Continue Reading...