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

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Magazine Article and 914 EV Wiki

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

I ran out to Barnes and Noble today and picked up the March issue of Sports Car Market magazine. My 914 was featured on page 38 along with John Benson's 914 DC conversion! I hope Electro Auto doesn't get even more swamped by the publicity. I'm glad these EVs are getting coverage so more people can see what's possible.

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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Top five cars for under £200 per month

Green Cars News

Our price-busting articles on Top five cars you can lease for under £100 a month and Top five EVs and hybrids you can lease for less than £250 a month

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When gas prices rise, people drive less, right? Not always, it turns out

Green Car Reports

It's become an article of faith that, by the magic hand of Adam Smith, when gas prices go up people will drive less. People believe it, because it's often true. New data from the Department of Energy, though, shows that's not always the case. Several other factors influence how much people drive, including seasonality, economic growth

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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

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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

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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.

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.

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Earth continues to warm fast; is climate change lost in political turmoil?

Green Car Reports

As a pair of articles in The Washington Post last week highlighted, climate change proceeds apace regardless of the daily news cycle. Mother Nature doesn't pay attention to politics. In other words, unless the U.S. and the world ramp up the pace of reducing carbon-dioxide emissions from all sources, the effects of a warming planet will continue. Politics global warming climate change carbon dioxide Donald Trump

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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?

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Electric cars: lease or buy? LAPD's BMWs, Tesla Autopilot crash, Exxon climate suits: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Despite a sensational headline, a recent article underscored why. Today, we've got the old and the new, from Ford Model T gas mileage to advanced electric cars that the LAPD isn't using. Also, why plug-in vehicle owners usually lease rather than buy, and another Tesla Model S crash with Autopilot involved. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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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.

Fisker EMotion, electric-car tax credit, plug-in cars for Costa Rica: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got some wrapup articles from both last week's Consumer Electronics Show and this week's Detroit auto show, thoughts on the electric-car tax credit, and greener wheels in Costa Rica. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We were able to interview Henrik Fisker, the Danish designer whose Fisker EMotion 400-mile electric luxury car. Today in Car News

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.

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Toyota electric car in 2022, diesel updates, fast plug-in sales, EV owner attitudes: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have two separate articles on solid-state batteries for electric cars, updates to lower diesel emissions, and a rare house editorial piece. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Breaking news this morning indicates that Toyota will launch an electric car with a solid-state battery, though not until 2022. Both Audi and Mercedes-Benz. Today in Car News

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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.

Prius Vs Volt Video, Tesla Reliability, Mercedes On Electric Cars: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Green Car Reports

Who answered questions from French university students about renewable energy and the climate--and gave us our longest article ever? And, how long does Mercedes-Benz think it will be before long-range electric cars are both desirable and profitable?

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Tesla Model 3 quality is terrible, but will it matter to buyers?

Green Car Reports

We'll have our first-drive report and a full review of the car within a day or two—but that's not what this article is about. So we've finally had the chance to spend time with a 2018 Tesla Model 3, courtesy of a generous and devoted Green Car Reports reader. The build quality of the early Model 3 we tested in late February was, in a word. Quality J.D. Power Initial Quality Study assembly Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) perceived quality

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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''?

How Tesla Model S alters car ownership: a buyer's one-year notes

Green Car Reports

In late July, we published an article describing one electric-car driver's experience in adding solar panels to his home to help with charging his family's five electric cars. That reader, who'd like to be known just as Shiva, has now owned a 2016 Tesla Model S for a year. He recently outlined for us how that experience has gone, and how it's. ownership Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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More diesel drama, Bolt EV plant info, whiskey for fuel, Volt crossover coming? Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

We updated our article on the Bolt EV production shutdown to reflect information added by a worker at the Orion Assembly Plant where it's built. Today, our missing plug-in Mini review, some rumors on future Chevrolet Volts, a new Volvo crossover, and much more diesel drama. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The upcoming Volvo XC40 compact. Today in Car News

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Real-world diesel emission study shows latest standards must be applied to heavy trucks

Green Car Reports

On Monday, the Diesel Technology Forum responded to an article in Nature with a statement that supported "improved real-world testing" of diesel emissions. When a major lobbying group issues a statement replying to an academic study before that study even hits the media, you know it's major. Those more stringent tests, the group's executive. Europe emissions EPA EU nitrogen oxides Vehicle Testing

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LG Chem: GM to sell 'more than 30,000' Chevy Bolt EVs next year

Green Car Reports

A very brief article on a single sentence uttered on Tuesday by an executive at Korean battery maker LG Chem has reverberated around electric-car circles for most of this week. The executive was vice president Kang Chang-beom, and he spoke on a conference call for financial analysts on the topic of LG Chem's third-quarter earnings. His comment has. sales Chevy Production plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) LG Chem Opel Ampera-e

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Ford hybrid plans, Tesla Model 3 quality, VW profit hit, Chinese electric cars fight smog: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got the first of a few articles from a Ford press event on its future lineup. Also, more info on Tesla Model 3 quality problems, why electric cars are key to China's battle against smog, and another Twitter poll. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Now that utility vehicles and SUVs of all sizes are surging in demand, what. Today in Car News

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Which car would you pick as Best Car To Buy 2018? Poll results

Green Car Reports

We covered our process in a series of articles, including one that lays out the qualifications and rules. As we do every year at this time, our editors have gotten together, analyzed and discussed and argued, and come up with what we think is the Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018. To be eligible, a car must be fully or substantially new for. GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy Polls Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

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Demand for Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, electric models higher than expected, company says

Green Car Reports

The e-mail even included a link to a Korean business-news article, which is unusual for reader queries. The issue first came to light in a question from a reader. It boiled down to this: "What's going on with the Hyundai Ioniq Electric, and why can't I get one at my local dealer in California?" DON'T MISS: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid: gas mileage. South Korea Plug-In Hybrids Production plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Autocrossing a Fiat 500e electric car for first, maybe last, time

Green Car Reports

When we published an article on one owner's experience using his Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car to compete in a local autocross, it contained a comment that riled up our reader Doug Kerr. That comment—"Outside of one high-performance electric vehicle, casual electric cars are hardly the racer’s choice"—prompted Kerr to take the. Minicars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car

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Will Tesla steamroller German luxury makers? Perhaps not

Green Car Reports

It has become an article of faith among some Tesla fans and owners that the company will inevitably rise to compete with and ultimately defeat the titans of the global auto industry. This belief is especially prevalent for the luxury sector, where three German carmakers dominate the global market for pricey and admired vehicles of all sorts. About. Germany Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Tesla Model 3 drive reports, reviews: raves for sporty electric car

Green Car Reports

That means lots of "Tesla Model 3 review" articles. The first, earliest production versions of the Tesla Model 3 electric car were delivered to their owners in a splashy "Handover Party" late last week. A few journalists got short drives at the event, but only one outlet was granted a Model 3 before the party to enable a more comprehensive review. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Tesla Model 3

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Chevy Bolt EV compared to Tesla Model S 60: Motor Trend lays it out

Green Car Reports

Sometimes reporters and editors will see an article or a section in another outlet and think, "Darn, why didn't we think of that?" This is one of those times. Enthusiast publication Motor Trend had the very clever idea of comparing two electric cars with 60-kilowatt-hour battery packs and more than 200 miles of EPA-rated range. DON'T MISS: Germans. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Which electric car excites you the most? Our poll results

Green Car Reports

When we started daily publication in 2009, our most popular articles were about hybrid cars. This site covers all manner of vehicles, mostly for personal transport, with a focus on energy efficiency, reducing environmental impact, and advanced technologies to do so. Now, our readers' highest enthusiasm is reserved for plug-in electric. plug-in cars Tesla Model 3 Porsche Mission E Polls

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Niro Plug-In Hybrid coming, VW vs Tesla, OK hybrid owners win, EPA for dirtier diesels: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

We updated an earlier article on fast-moving used electric cars to add a nuance we'd missed. Today, we've got good news from Oklahoma and bad news by a former Oklahoman, VW attacking Tesla, the incipient plug-in model of the Kia Niro, and an update on used electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Win one for hybrid and electric car. Today in Car News

Top five cars for less than £200 per month

Green Cars News

Our price-busting articles on Top five cars you can lease for under £100 a month and Top five EVs and hybrids you can lease for less than £250 a month

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When will plug-in electric car sales exceed hybrid sales? Poll results

Green Car Reports

It's taken as an article of faith that cars with plugs will grow as a proportion of the global market, ultimately supplanting large parts of the current gasoline fleet in decades to. The questions of whether and when sales of plug-in electric cars will resume their climb after a static 2015 are much on the minds of green-car advocates these days.

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