RSS

Tag Archives: Hybrid

Reviewed: Toyota Camry and Honda Accord Hybrid

Looking for a new family car?

2014 Toyota Camry

2014 Toyota Camry

First, have a look at my Autofocus.ca review of the 2014 Toyota Camry, a big comfortable sedan that, despite having been last redesigned in 2012, still feels current among today’s crop of mid-size sedans.

Meanwhile, the Accord Hybrid, also reviewed at Autofocus.ca, signals Honda’s renewed commitment to hybrid vehicles, with a new gas-electric powertrain that kicks the company’s old integrated motor assist (IMA) system back to the dark ages, where it belongs.

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

Advertisements
 
Leave a comment

Posted by on August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Reviewed: 2013 Ford Fusion Energi

2013 Ford Fusion Energi

There are a number of cars that can be classified, accurately enough, as transportation appliances, but it doesn’t get much more appliance-like than a family sedan that you plug in when parked. The Ford Fusion Energi is far from the first car to come with a power cord, but it is one of the first PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) based on an existing car, and expands the Fusion line, which also includes conventional gasoline powertrains and a regular hybrid model. Read my full review at Autofocus.ca.

 
Leave a comment

Posted by on November 11, 2013 in Autofocus, Ford, Test Drives, What I Think

 

Tags: , , , ,

What I think: Long-term Toyota Prius C

I, with the help of the Autos.ca team, am conducting a three-month, long-term test of Toyota’s newest — and smallest — hybrid model, the Prius C. Click here to read my Autos.ca Long-Term Introduction of this car.

 

Tags: , , ,

What I think: 2012 Toyota Prius V

Those who don’t “get” Toyota’s Prius probably never will. For those who do, though, there’s even more to like in the 2012 Prius V, one of two new variants added to this hybrid poster child’s lineup. Read my Quick Spin review at Autos.ca.

 

Tags: , , , ,