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2021 Ford Explorer Limited Hybrid Review: Not The Expected Hybrid

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Pricing for the Explorer in Canada starts at $45,549, $32,450 in the US. The hybrid powertrain is a $3,000 option from the Limited trim. The basic 2.3-litre EcoBoost powertrain might be the best choice overall. Ford has bet the farm on SUVs, like a...

Saskatchewan To Charge EV Owners A $150 Annual Tax

2019 Nissan LEAF PLUS IZEV Program
It will be used to recoup fuel tax money. The new fee goes into effect on October 1st. Hybrids could be next on the Government's radar.  Here’s the Saskatchewan Government’s thinking: Because EVs use the same roadways as regular ICE vehicles, they too should...

Nearly 70% Of All Canadians Considering An Electrified Vehicle As Their Next Purchase

These Canadians plan to buy their new EV within 10 years. 60% of these intend on making a move in the next one to five years. 42% of those surveyed are prepared to spend between $30,000 and $50,000 for their new EV. It would...

An Underground Parking Lot In Germany Bans Electrified Cars

Reasons cited include battery fires which are difficult to extinguish. These fires can cause extensive damages to the surrounding structure. This story raises a flag on an issue that is not entirely new however could grow once consumers begin buying EVs en masse. EV...

Widebody C8 Chevrolet Corvette Spotted Driving In California

The camo’d Vettes are not regular cars given how wide they look. The jury’s out but this could be the hybrid E-Ray Corvette. The Teaser video also reminds us how much we miss California. The latest-generation C8 Chevrolet Corvette’s story has only begun. Before...

Honda Will End Pure Petrol And Diesel New Cars Sales In Europe In 2022

Honda is taking a head start on the proposed full ICE bans in Europe. By the end of 2022, Honda will focus on hybrids, EVs, alternative fuels, and hydrogen. Honda brass in Europe has confirmed that they will indeed no longer sell internal combustion...

2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid Priced From $39,990 In Canada

The all-new Sienna is hybrid only. The AWD option is available with all trims. We’ve driven it and we love it. Now that we’ve spent some time behind the wheel of the all-new 2021 Toyota Sienna, we're quite convinced that this is currently the...

2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid First Drive Review: The Toyota Van Takes No Prisoners, Only Family

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Pricing starts at $39,990 in Canada, $34,460 in the US. AWD is a $2,000 option in both areas. The combination of hybrid power and AWD traction make the Sienna unique in the segment. Despite having grown up with station wagons, owned nine (still have...

Hybrids Could Be Greener According To Euro NCAP Test

2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid
EVs score very high. These tests do not measure “cradle-to-grave” emissions. Hybrids lack simple features to make them cleaner. The premises for this test is to rank a vehicle’s on-road, or as Euro NCAP calls it “tank-to-wheel”, environmental friendliness. They’ve confirmed what we already...

2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Quick Review: The Mighty Hybrid

2021 Ford F-150 pricing starts at $33,429 in Canada, $28,940 in the US. The Ford F-150 is the best-selling vehicle in North America and that’s not about to change. The PowerBoost Hybrid is impressive on all points. When we write comparison tests, we like...