What’s That Smell? Another Stinkburger Article From LAT #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

@LATimes Allow Me To Sum Up Your Whole Article In One Neat Package #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

@LATimes Here’s The For Reals Headline You Should Have Run With Your Article On The Environmental Racists At AllenCo Oil #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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@LATimes If We Weren’t In A Climate Crisis Making This Article About “Upset Drivers” Wouldn’t Seem So Journalistically Clueless #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 141

Which Green Car Reports articles are most valuable? Poll results

Green Car Reports

A Twitter poll isn't particularly scientific, but like reading the comments on articles, we thought it might give us a. We've now been running a series of Twitter polls for several weeks, and last week we decided to use one poll for a different purpose. We wanted to survey our audience, which we haven't done in any large-scale or systematic way. Politics Future Cars incentives plug-in cars transportation policy Polls

2016 60

Green Car Reports, Five Years And 9,800 Articles Later

Green Car Reports

At first one a day, and then more, we wrote articles on fuel efficiency, hybrids, diesel vehicles, and the plug-in electric cars that were then still two years away from the market. Five years ago today, Green Car Reports began a daily publishing schedule. Think back to February 2009, when the Tesla Roadster was the sole modern battery-electric

2014 80

Life With Tesla Model S: Thoughts On '10 Things I Hate' Article (Really Only Seven)

Green Car Reports

” The article appeared last week on The Drive, a new "automotive culture" website from publisher Time Inc. It was a classic click-bait headline: “Ten Things I Hate About My Tesla.” The author, Andy Blau, owns a green Tesla Model S and spends a lot of time driving on New Jersey’s Palisades Parkway, so I identified with him right. Tesla Motors plug-in cars

2015 83

Which type of Green Car Reports articles are least valuable? Poll results

Green Car Reports

The flipside of "most valuable" is "least valuable," so we put up the same list of choices again, this time asking survey respondents to rank their least favorite types of articles. Last week, we wrote about the results of a Twitter poll we put up to get a feel for what our readers like best about the site. Surprisingly, however, the results. Politics Future Cars energy policy incentives plug-in cars transportation policy Polls

2016 58

Bob Lutz on the real cost to make the Chevy Volt, Reuters article "preposterous"

National Green Transportation

On Monday, Reuters published an article claiming that each Chevy Volt cost GM $89,000 to manufacture, meaning that GM was eating $49k per Volt sold. That article cited a report prepared for Reuters by an "analyst,&quot

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Bob Lutz on the real cost to make the Chevy Volt, Reuters article "preposterous"

National Green Transportation

On Monday, Reuters published an article claiming that each Chevy Volt cost GM $89,000 to manufacture, meaning that GM was eating $49k per Volt sold. That article cited a report prepared for Reuters by an "analyst,&quot

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Washington Post To Syndicate Green Car Reports Articles

Green Car Reports

Being a startup media company means knocking on a whole lot of doors. And, occasionally, someone important answers. Here at High Gear Media, we're delighted to announce a partnership with The Washington Post. Their editors will choose certain stories from GreenCarReports and our other sites (The Car Connection and Motor Authority) to use on their

CNN engages in fearism with article about electric vehicle range anxiety

National Green Transportation

An October 18, 2010 CNN news article about electric vehicle range anxiety is illustrative about one way to slant the coverage of this issue. Let's take a look at the points raised in the CNN article, but from the viewpoint of a journalist who has owned electric vehicles for over 10

2010 65

Brexit: How will it affect the car industry?

Green Cars News

With Article 50 triggered an eternity ago, the UK is due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019

2019 57

Tesla and its fans lash out at critics: commentary

Green Car Reports

Known as Montana Skeptic, he wrote 138 articles over three years on the stock-tip website Seeking Alpha. On Tuesday, he published what he says will be his final article after he claims Elon Musk called his employer and threatened to sue Skeptic over his One of the most vocal critics of electric-car maker Tesla appears to have been silenced.

2018 55

Today's Electric Cars and Battery Recycling

Electric Cars are for Girls

This NYT article connects the electric car manufacturers with their long-term battery recycling plans So you may have heard a little about the not-so-clean business of lead acid battery recycling.but hey, what about all the lithium ion batteries being used in today's electric cars?

2011 172

Electric Car Sharing

Electric Cars are for Girls

Only 50 bucks an hour, according to the article Marc Geller mentioned a few minutes ago on Twitter that he rented his electric vehicle to a Canadian through a peer-to-peer car sharing service called Getaround. I love this idea for getting people into electric cars! Might not be available for sale in your neighborhood, but if you happen to be visiting San Francisco you can rent one for a while, and see how you like it. They have gas-guzzlers too, of course, but.Tesla roadster, anyone?

2011 174

Electric Motorcycle Crash Fundraiser - Nikki's Video!

Electric Cars are for Girls

It's been a few weeks since Nathan Abbot crashed his electric motorcycle during a cross country ride - you can read all about it in this Wired magazine article. Nathan is now in a Portland hospital recovering from his (severe) injuries, and he and his family need our help this holiday season! Please click on the link below and donate whatever you can until Dec. 31; I know they will really appreciate it

Elon Musk slams NY Times reporter for "fake" test drive of Tesla Model S

National Green Transportation

Musk's twitter posts on Monday call the article, by John Broder Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is blasting an NY Times reporter over what appears to be a shoddy Tesla Model S test drive report last weekend.

2013 107

Leaf Gets iPhone Control

Revenge of the Electric Car

Read more in the article: Nissan Leaf electric car gets iPhone control. From the article: “All Nissan Leafs (Leaves?) Here is the full text of the article, in case the link goes bad: [link]. Another Leaf-note: It’ll be iPhone friendly. will come with a cellular data radio built in. While the vehicle is at a charging station, it’ll be able to send updates to your phone, telling you when it’s finished suckling go-juice.&#.

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Electric Motorcycle Crash Fundraiser - Nikki's Video!

Electric Cars are for Girls

It's been a few weeks since Nathan Abbot crashed his electric motorcycle during a cross country ride - you can read all about it in this Wired magazine article. Nathan is now in a Portland hospital recovering from his (severe) injuries, and he and his family need our help this holiday season! Please click on the link below and donate whatever you can until Dec. 31; I know they will really appreciate it

GE and Nissan to work on integrating electric vehicles and smart grid

National Green Transportation

Every so often this salivation bubbles up with articles glowing with There are some among the powers-that-be who are salivating over the thought of vast parking lots full of electric vehicles, each plugged into the smart grid.

2011 107

Greenius on Patch.com: It’s Not Easy Being Green, But it’s Fun in Hermosa

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My column last week on Fourth of July fireworks and their environmental impact had an explosive impact of its own, as my back-and-forth with a right wing blogger in the comments section helped make it the most popular article on Hermosa Beach | Patch for five straight days.

2010 130

Green Car Reports: Best Reader Of The Year Award

Green Car Reports

While many readers dip into a few articles without commenting or interacting, a substantial number of you read most of our articles and comment, sometimes vigorously. Green Car Reports many readers, more than we thought possible seven years ago, when we launched the site. You also send us tips, correct our typos, and generally help us make the. Awards

2015 62

Tesla Not Disruptive, Future Is Tiny Electric 'Golf Carts': Harvard Scholar

Green Car Reports

It's an article--actually a handful of articles--covering research by a scholar of "disruption" who argues that Silicon Valley startup carmaker Tesla Motors isn't disruptive. Friday's the day we use for the stranger and more oddball stories in our lineup, and one of the more unusual we've seen in a while comes from Harvard University.

What happens to plug-in hybrids over time? Take our Twitter poll

Green Car Reports

Last week, for the first time, we reminded regular readers about our regular Twitter poll in an article announcing the question of the week. That article seems to have earned us about three times as many responses as in previous polls, so we're going to make it a regular practice henceforth. This week, the question has to do with plug-in hybrids. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Polls

2017 54

The Real Reason for USA based Economic Recessions.

DIY Electric Car

This article will also show how the price of oil contributed to the current housing crisis as well but the responsibility of that problem has other root causes that will not be discussed here. Later on in this article you will see what the economic side effects are to this course of action. The True Cause of Recessions: OIL. By Douglas A. Stansfield. Recently I had the opportunity to speak at the annual Pennsylvania Energy Festival ( [link] ) back in September of this year.

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Follow-up: In the end, I bought a Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid

Green Car Reports

In an article last fall, I reached out the GCR readers for a suggestion for what plug-in vehicle I should buy to complement my 84-mile range 2015 Nissan LEAF. The new vehicle, my wife’s car, had to handle a 16 mile daily commute, occasional 300 mile trips to Vermont (a place of few DC fast chargers), and be less than $40,000. Readers. Buying plug-in cars

2018 69

Chevy Volt Vs Mitsubishi i-MiEV: This Volt Uses Less Gas Than Electric Car, Data Shows

Green Car Reports

When I traded in my 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car for a 2014 Chevrolet Volt, I wrote an article with the bold prediction that I would now use less gasoline even though my new car has a gasoline engine. There was a spirited discussion following that article and now I have some data to shed some light on which allows me to use less gas given.

Tesla Model S Double-Pedal Behavior Still Inconsistent: A Safety Plea To Elon Musk

Green Car Reports

Last summer, I wrote an article patting Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on the back for being so responsive to Model S electric-car owners. I ended that article with a plea to Musk for a safety upgrade on the Model S: a firmware change to cut off power to the wheels if the driver inadvertently presses the. Of whom I am one. But in 2015? Not so much.

2015 79

Two-Bolt EV family, RAV4 prices, diesel not dead, EPA shenanigans: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, some updates to add detail to popular articles, lower prices on some Toyota RAV4 crossovers, why diesel is far from dead, and an Oregon family whose only vehicles are a pair of Chevy Bolt EV electric cars. Our longest article today was by an Oregon reader whose family owns two Chevrolet Bolt EV.

Top five cars for under £200 per month

Green Cars News

Our price-busting articles on the five cars you can lease for around £100 a month and the best five EVs and hybrids you can lease for less than £250 a month remain some of the most popular on ContractHireAndLeasing

2018 41

Germans are coming for Tesla, German paper says, so now it's 'interesting'

Green Car Reports

A recent article on electric cars in the At times, those of us who cover the auto industry fall prey to stereotypes of the German auto industry. It can seem to observers that the collective belief of BMW, Daimler, and VW Group is that nothing happens in the industry until it's been done by one of their three companies—preferably all three.

2016 85

Elon Musk slams NY Times reporter for "fake" test drive of Tesla Model S

National Green Transportation

Musk's twitter posts on Monday call the article, by John Broder Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is blasting an NY Times reporter over what appears to be a shoddy Tesla Model S test drive report last weekend.

I’ve Done The Math – Now I’m Doing Something About It

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Bill McKibben’s “Do The Math” article in 2012′s Rolling Stone magazine taught us that we cannot burn any more than 565 gigatons of carbon if we want to stay at 2° or lower.

2013 250

One out of four consumers interested in electric vehicles

Revenge of the Electric Car

From the USA Today Article: One out of four consumers say they would be willing to consider a plug-in electric car next time they are shopping for a new vehicle, Consumer Reports says one of its polls found. Here’s the full text of the entire article, in case the link goes bad: [link]. One out of four consumers interested in electric vehicles.

2010 130

Report: Tesla rejected additional driver sensors for Autopilot

Green Car Reports

On Monday, an article in the Wall Street Journal revealed, citing “people. In Tesla’s earnings call last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk addressed a spate of crashes with cars using the automaker’s Autopilot system, noting that the crashes usually seem to involve experienced Tesla drivers who become complacent in using the system. Crashes

2018 50

PHEV Blowback

Plug In Partners

As someone who has been enthusiastically watching and promoting plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, I was concerned that the headline of an article in USA Today (“Plug-in cars could actually increase air pollution,” Feb. A curious story ran in USA Today last week.

2008 130

7 things we learned in 9 years, and where green cars are headed

Green Car Reports

In February 2014, Green Car Reports had published about 9,800 news articles. More than four years ago, this site looked back at its first five years of coverage to assess what had changed—and what we'd learned. Now, we're repeating the exercise. The number is now up to more than 16,800. Much has changed since then, however. We've broken down. China Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 62

Car Dealers: Innocent, Delicate, Fragile Blossoms, Apparently

Green Car Reports

You might be less likely to think of it as the headline of an article about the hurt feelings of car dealers. The article, published "We''re not gonna take it any more!" If you''re of a certain age, that line likely brings back memories of a 30-year-old Twisted Sister song. DON''T MISS: The Videos Car Dealers Hate: Is It ''Haggling'' Or ''Negotiating''?

Dropping the Engine

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

I followed all the directions in the Pelican Parts technical article and didn't miss any attached parts. The article mentioned that there was very little clearance for the fuel injectors. The engine just about a foot below mounting height. Engine pulled back about a foot.

2007 130

Why a Fiat 500e driver got a Honda Clarity Fuel Cell as his next green car: low cost

Green Car Reports

Part of his interest in the Fiat, he admitted, came from an article about a group of race-car enthusiasts who. When marketing executive Chris Baccus leased a 2015 Fiat 500e three years ago, he intended to keep his 2007 BMW 335i as a "fun car," and use the electric Fiat just for commuting. Within six months, he'd sold the BMW altogether. California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

2018 67

Fixing the Headlamp Switch

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Since I took all the time to take this somewhat detailed picture, I submitted my findings to Pelican Parts so that they could post this as a technical addendum to their current article which only covers the older "skinny" headlamp switch.

2007 130

Top five cars for less than £400 per month

Green Cars News

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