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Knowing about a vehicle is one thing; driving it is quite another. Getting behind the wheel gives you greater insight into a vehicle's performance, fuel economy, safety and comfort. With the Driving Notes blog, Bobit Business Media FleetGroup editors will get behind the wheel of today's fleet vehicles and give their unbiased views.

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2020 Toyota Prius Prime

Fleets that have drivers who don't have to worry about lengthy daily commutes, and have easy...

The Toyota Prius Prime still offers an amazing MPG, but also goes above and beyond for the 2020-MY year by making several upgrades that fleets and consumers alike will admire.

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2019 Range Rover Sport Plug-in Hybrid

For people fortunate enough to have a short commute to work and the ability to charge the...

The 2019 Range Rover Sport PHEV probably won't find its way into many commercial fleets. With a starting MSRP of $79,895, it's much more likely to find its way into a fleet executive's driveway.

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

With increased ground clearance and truck styling cues, the Rav4 Hybrid XSE (a trim exclusive to...

The completely redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE comes with increased power, reduced fuel consumption, and added interior room while sporting a brawnier stance compared to the outgoing model.

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2019 Subaru Forester: Fifth vs. Fourth Generation

The 2019 Forester is built on a new platform called the Subaru Global Platform, which it shares...

The fifth-generation 2019 Forester is better by nearly every metric. It is quieter, larger, and safer. It has increased horsepower, greater fuel efficiency, and is more technologically advanced than the fourth-generation model it replaced.

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Electrified by Jaguar's 2019 I-Pace

Jaguar's I-Pace electric crossover went on sale in November as its first electric vehicle.

What better way to showcase the cat-like reflexes of Jaguar's 2019 I-Pace than to allow a group of automotive industry professionals to guide the battery-electric crossover through an autocross course, then test it on the narrow, residential streets surrounding the Santa Monica Airport.

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

The Outlander PHEV is a new addition to the U.S. market, however, it has been a mainstay in the...

The plug-in electric hybrid version of the 2018 Outlander has the potential to provide big gas savings. Its 20-mile electric range makes it an ideal vehicle for fleets operating short city routes.

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2018 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid

Photo by Vince Taroc.

The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid is the least expensive model on the market to offer electric-only range, while offering spirited driving performance and plenty of standard features.

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2018 Nissan Leaf

Photo by Eric Gandarilla.

The 2018-MY Leaf brings a host of new technological upgrades and sports a redesigned look. The new model year not only brings a lower entry price point but also offers the most range out of all sub-$30,000 electric cars.

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Photo by Vince Taroc.

Touted as “America’s First Hybrid Minivan,” the 2017 Pacifica Hybrid gives those weary of stepping into an all-electric vehicle a stepping stone in the right direction.

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