The Nissan Ariya electric crossover has been a long time coming to market. But Automotive News finally got a test drive in Japan.
The Prius put Toyota on the map as green car hero No. 1 when the hybrid arrived in 1997. But with the fifth-generation redesign just around the corner, the Prius' hybrid drivetrain faces a test for relevance.
The Toyota bZ4X will be superior to anything similar in Toyota's lineup in terms of torque, acceleration, rigidity, interior space, grip, safety and styling — but not sales potential.
Lexus is sticking with a spindle motif. But going forward, it will be structurally incorporated into the solid body paneling. Say so long to the spindle grille; say hello to the "spindle body."