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2020 Ford Escape/Hybrid Feb. 25, 2020

Peters' Garage

The Ford Escape has been around for 20 years, and while a lot has changed during those years, a lot ... Read More

2020 Lincoln Aviator Jan. 28, 2020

Peters' Garage

What if you'd like a new Navigator ... but maybe a bit less of it? Something almost as big, but not ... Read More

2020 Honda Accord Hybrid Jan. 14, 2020

Peters' Garage

When hybrid cars first appeared almost 20 years ago, their main draw was that they used much less ga... Read More

2019 Toyota Prius C Oct. 08, 2019

Peters' Garage

Everyone knows about the Prius, but how about the other Prius? The one that costs less — and s... Read More

2019 Volvo S60 Sep. 10, 2019

Peters' Garage

Volvos have a reputation for being safe ... and stodgy. Don't believe the latter. Not anymore. Thor ... Read More

2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e Jan. 15, 2019

Peters' Garage

How many vehicles with all-wheel drive average 50 miles per gallon? Not many. Very few even manage ... Read More

Unplug Electric Car Subsidies Dec. 19, 2018

Daily Editorials

Next time you write out the check for your car payment, think about this: You're not only paying for... Read More

2018 Mercedes-Benz C350e Feb. 27, 2018

Peters' Garage

Don't buy the hybrid version of the Mercedes C-Class for the gas it'll save you. Buy it for the spe... Read More

2017 Kia Niro Aug. 29, 2017

Peters' Garage

The Prius has a rival that no one seems to know about, probably because Kia hasn't done much to mark... Read More

2017 Toyota Prius Jun. 20, 2017

Peters' Garage

The Toyota Prius is still the champ, and it has been for 20 years running. No other hybrid matches i... Read More

Toyota Avalon Hybrid: High-Tech with a Durable Disposition Sep. 27, 2016

Maynard's Garage

The Toyota Avalon flies under the popularity radar as a comfortable car with American-class roomines... Read More

Acura Builds a Beautiful Beast May. 24, 2016

Maynard's Garage

On the racetrack, the Acura NSX howls like an Indy-500 racer. But on the street, in its Quiet mode, ... Read More

Comfort Food: Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is Rich on Extras, Lean on Fat Feb. 09, 2016

Maynard's Garage

The 2016 Hyundai Sonata is a heaping helping of comfort food in the midsize sedan segment. It has co... Read More

F1 Hybrids Feb. 03, 2016

A Greener View

Q: I see that some seeds in my vegetable catalogs are listed as F1 hybrids. They are usually more ex... Read More

Nature Lover: Subaru XV Crosstrek Aug. 12, 2014

Maynard's Garage

One of the more enlightened automotive-marketing decision goes to Subaru for adding its first hybrid... Read More

Cool and Calculated: Infiniti Q50S Hybrid Struggles With Its Inner Self Jun. 03, 2014

Maynard's Garage

The re-engineered Infiniti Q50 is trying to be all things to all luxury buyers in the midsize sedan ... Read More