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It was Inevitable: Electrified Vehicle Owners to Pay Extra Taxes

2020 Toyota Prius Prime
More than 30 States have introduced surcharges for hybrid and EV vehicles. Fees range from about $50 to over $250 depending on class, weight, and type. The price of a litre or a gallon of gasoline includes a number of taxes. Many of these...

2022 Hyundai Tucson Ultimate Hybrid Review: Killing It With Content And Design

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The base price in Canada for the 2022 Hyundai Tucson is $27,699 in Canada, $24,950 in the US. This is the all-new fourth generation of the widely popular Tucson. It ushers in an all-new platform. The deal with the two recently reviewed hybrid Hyundai...

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...