Heather Platt

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Geely-Emgrand-EV
By Heather Platt On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Ricardo Partners With Geely On Development Of Advanced Transmission For Range-Extended Plug-In Hybrids

Geely Auto Group (Geely), one of China’s leading automakers, has selected Ricardo to assist with the development – right through to production implementation – of a new advanced transmission for range-extended More...

Rimac Rising Hypercar
By Heather Platt On Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
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Rimac Rising: The Shocking Future Of The Hypercar

“I was born in Bosnia, the poorest country in Europe. The roads were dirt. Cars were very rare. Nobody in my family had anything to do with cars, but my parents tell me that before I could walk or talk, I More...

2019 Audi E-Tron
By Heather Platt On Saturday, April 6th, 2019
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2019 Audi E-Tron Arrives Next Month Priced From $74,800

The 2019 Audi e-tron – the first fully electric model from the brand – arrives next month. A true mid-size luxury SUV, the e-tron – with an EPA-estimated range of 204 miles – is built for everyday use. The More...

2020 Jeep Gladiator
By Heather Platt On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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2020 Jeep Gladiator Starts At $35,040

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator goes on sale later this year with a starting price of $35,040, the automaker announced today. Fuel economy numbers have also been revealed for the V-6, and they’re in line with other More...

2019 Volkswagen Arteon
By Heather Platt On Saturday, March 30th, 2019
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A Base 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Costs More Than A Kia Stinger

After what felt like years of delays, Volkswagen announced earlier this month that the Arteon would finally go on sale in the U.S. by summer. The fastback sedan looks great, and in our first drive, we enjoyed its More...

Hyundai Tucson N
By Heather Platt On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Hyundai Tucson N Line Brings Suspension, Cosmetic Upgrades

We’ve heard rumors that Hyundai will introduce a high-performance Tucson N making as much as 340 hp. Still no official word on that front, but we do know Hyundai is rolling out a less aggressive but still More...

2019 Kia Forte
By Heather Platt On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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2019 Kia Forte Second Drive Review

The 2019 Kia Forte is one of those cars that impresses and pleases with its well-rounded goodness. It has few foibles, its engineers and designers capably checked as many boxes as they could, and after a week spent More...

2020 BMW M2 CS
By Heather Platt On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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2020 BMW M2 CS Spied Up Close In Winter Testing

BMW isn’t resting on its laurels with the spectacular 2019 M2 Competition, and here’s some physical proof. We’re looking at photos of the 2020 BMW M2 CS, and there isn’t much left to the More...

Aurus Russian luxury car
By Heather Platt On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Roll Like Putin: Russian Automaker Wants To Sell 7-Ton Limo To The World

If you want to ride like Vlad — Russian President Vladimir Putin, that is — this may be the limo for you. At the Geneva Motor Show, Russian automaker Aurus has trotted out a hulky, luxurious Senat Limousine More...

Aston Martin Valkyrie Hybrid V-12
By Heather Platt On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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The Aston Martin Valkyrie’s Hybrid V-12 Powertrain Makes 1,160 HP

We’ve known for a while that the Aston Martin Valkyrie will have a hybrid powertrain. Aston Martin has been surprisingly open about the fact that the engine will be a 6.5-liter V-12 that makes an even 1,000 More...

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