Drop in Colorado car sales brightened by electrics

Drop in Colorado car sales brightened by electrics

New-car sales in Colorado, like elsewhere in the country, took a hit in 2022 – all except the oncoming electrics. “We’re seeing a substantial increase in registrations of battery electric (BEV) and hybrid vehicles in our state,” said Tim Jackson,…

Mountains, in-city snow test ‘23 BMW M340i

Mountains, in-city snow test ‘23 BMW M340i

An 8-inch snowfall Wednesday morning, Jan. 18, set the course between my house and Starbucks for the 2023 BMW M340i four-door sedan and me, and with xDrive all-wheel control and Bridgestone Turanza all-season touring tires the low-slung Bimmer’s grip was…

New CR-V Hybrid arrives amid Honda sales slide

New CR-V Hybrid arrives amid Honda sales slide

Honda’s bread-and-butter car, the 2023 CR-V compact crossover, showed up in early January 3 inches longer in overall length, a bit wider with stiffer suspension, an all-new gas/electric hybrid powertrain, a roomier cargo area and a boost in rear styling…

GMC Hummer electric 9,065 pounds/1,000 hp

GMC Hummer electric 9,065 pounds/1,000 hp

Christmas Week 2022, my word what a busy time with bitter cold and deep snow; travel duties, though, were handled with ease by the Hummer EV Pickup, General Motors’ blockbuster entry among the rush of electric vehicles. Its curb weight…

’22 Outlander rolls on for Mitsubishi

’22 Outlander rolls on for Mitsubishi

I’d not driven a Mitsubishi product since its new Eclipse Cross crossover a couple years ago, so it was high time for another when the 2022 Outlander SEL showed up in my driveway on a July 2022 morning. . The…