Transitions at Green Car Reports

Green Car Reports

Regular readers of Green Car Reports may have noticed that our writing staff has changed in the last few weeks. If you can get them to admit it, many reporters and writers consider editors’ notes to be self-indulgent. Sometimes they’re necessary, however—and this is one of those times. DON'T MISS: 7 things we learned in 9 years. High Gear Media

2018 63

Best deals on green cars for October 2018

Green Car Reports

One of the best ways to get people to buy green cars is the same way automakers get consumers to buy any car—by making deals. Looking at October sales, among plug in cars other than Teslas, the bestsellers were those that offer the best deals from month to month. Fuel Economy plug-in cars dealsThis month, many of the same models offer the best deals. The list is compiled.

2018 45

Will California lead the green-car resistance?

Green Car Reports

When it comes to green cars, California leads the nation—and has done so for decades. California residents buy more hybrids and electric cars than those of any other state, and it is also the only state with fueling infrastructure to support the sale of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. emissions California plug-in cars transportation policy federal government Donald Trump

2016 71

July 4th green car deals you can still find

Green Car Reports

June wasn't a great month for green-car sales, and automakers are offering some bargains to keep them moving out the door. Green Car Reports partner site CarsDirect has listed several great green car deals among its July Fourth deals that continue through this weekend. For shoppers looking for a hybrid or even a plug-in hybrid, this could be a. deals

2018 43

2017 Geneva auto show: green car preview

Green Car Reports

With press days beginning March 7, we aren't expecting an overwhelming number of green cars at the Swiss show this year. A smattering of production and concept cars with some green elements will debut there, though. The 2017 Geneva Motor Show marks the next stop on the annual auto-show circuit. DON'T MISS: 2018 Lexus LS 500h hybrid luxury sedan to. Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Geneva Auto Show

2017 62

Even Wackier! Most bizarre green cars ever proposed, Part II

Green Car Reports

Last week we listed seven of the most bizarre "green" cars (and some not-so-green) of the 20th century, most of which were rolled out in response to depression, war recovery, or out-of-control gas prices. This week, we'll look at seven more from the 21st century, which seems to have had a concentrated share of attempts at innovation in response to. youtube Elio Motors

2018 53

Green car preview at Detroit Auto Show

Green Car Reports

Media days for the 2017 Detroit Auto Show begin amidst significant uncertainty about green cars and their future in the U.S. Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsIt remains unclear how the incoming Trump Administration will treat current fuel-economy and emissions standards. Continued low gas prices are driving a boom in SUV and crossover sales, something reflected in the number new.

Green Car Reports Now On Apple News

Green Car Reports

If you're reading Green Car Reports, you're likely carrying some of the latest tech to go along with your electric, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or diesel car, right? While you may already have the Green Car Report's iOS app, life is all about freedom of choice. So we have good news for Apple News users: Green Car Reports is now carried in Apple News.

2015 64

Green Cars Part 3- Hydrogen

DIY Electric Car

Hydrogen is the darling of the media, car manufacturers and oil companies. Just about every car manufacturer has done at least a fuel cell concept , if not a ‘ production ready model ’ or even consumer testing. Hydrogen can be filled up in more or less the same way as conventional cars meaning that consumers can continue in their established transport patterns. Tags: Editorials Green Cars Alternative Fuels Hydrogen

2008 100

Geneva Motor Show: Green Car Preview

Green Car Reports

The 2016 Geneva Motor Show is right around the corner, and a number of electric cars, hybrids, and other green models are set to debut there. As with any auto show, there will be a mix of concept cars and more down-to-earth production models. This being a European show, there will also be a few green-car debuts that fall under the category of.

2016 63

2016 Los Angeles Auto Show green-car preview

Green Car Reports

The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show gets underway this week, and a few notable green cars are expected to debut there. Los Angeles Auto Show new carsThe current popularity of crossover utility vehicles is evident in the numerous new or redesigned crossover models lined for the L.A. show. A smattering of other models will debut as well, but crossovers could very well represent the.

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. China Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV 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.

2018 63

What will be your next green-car purchase? Poll results

Green Car Reports

That's the only conclusion we can draw from the results of our most recent Twitter poll, this one on what respondents planned to buy for their next green car. plug-in cars PollsWell, that was decisive! Our readers are clearly, unquestionably, absolutely intending to switch from driving on fossil fuels to driving on grid electricity.

2016 64

What does a green car mean to you? Take our Twitter poll

Green Car Reports

We get a lot of comments on Green Car Reports arguing (mostly in a friendly way) about what makes a green car. Or, put another way, what makes a car green. Some readers clearly think the only way to be green is to drive a pure electric car, the bigger the battery the better. Others think as long as they have a car they can live with that plugs in.

2018 53

Tokyo Motor Show Green Cars: Concepts & Production Models

Green Car Reports

Auto-show season continues with the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, which featured a number of notable green-car debuts. Tokyo usually boasts a few significant world launches from the local carmakers, mixed with more esoteric models designed primarily with Japan in mind. Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles seemed to be prominent this year, with the introduction of. Tokyo Motor Show

2015 80

Green Car Reports is looking for one or two experienced news writers

Green Car Reports

Are you a published writer with a strong and abiding interest in green cars, especially those that plug in? If so, Green Car Reports would like to talk to you. Do you have experience writing assigned news stories on deadline? Are you looking for a new challenge? The site is now seeking one or two contract writers to produce regular daily news. High Gear Media jobs

2018 63

Best deals on green cars, Tesla scrutiny, Swiss stop diesels, EPA pushback: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

And we run down the best deals on green cars this month. All this and more on Green Car. The SEC issues subpoenas to Tesla over CEO Elon Musk's plan to take the company private. Switzerland halts registrations of some diesels from Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. New records show internal pushback at the EPA over freezing fuel-economy regulations. Elon Musk deals Corporate Average Fuel Economy

2018 44

That's wacky! The most bizarre green cars ever proposed, Part I

Green Car Reports

Often the growth of green cars comes in fits and starts, and new ideas are rushed to market regularly before they're ready. Visionaries with dreams of changing the world may have little real-world experience and find themselves in over their heads after they jump in too quickly. Even pure charlatans sometimes emerge from the woodwork to hawk new. youtube

2018 56

Toyota named top green car brand

Green Cars News

Anyone who has followed green cars over the last decade will know that Toyota has been firmly at the forefront of their production ever since introducing the Prius Hybrid in 1997. Latest News Green cars Toyota

2013 75

Green Cars Part 4- Compressed Air

DIY Electric Car

Conventional cars work by exploding fuel and air in a chamber to exert force on the pistons, but what if rather than using an explosion to provide that pressure on the piston, you just stored your ‘fuel’ at a constant high pressure. That’s the concept behind the air car , and it looks like a pretty promising technology. Like hydrogen the air is not actually the source of energy, it is the storage medium, but unlike hydrogen the production of an air powered car is surprisingly cheap.

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Liverpool FC star and his green car

Green Cars News

Latest News Green cars Vauxhall When you''re a footballer at one of the world''s most famous clubs and with 49 England caps to your name, it''s fair to say you''re earning quite a lot of money: and that the Ferraris, Porsches and Lamborghinis of this world are comfortably within reach.

2015 Volkswagen Golf: Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2015

Green Car Reports

Our Best Car To Buy award can go one of several ways here on Green Car Reports. Sometimes it goes to a moonshot car, like the first Nissan Leaf (in 2011) or the Tesla Model S (in 2013). DON''T MISS: Green Car Reports'' 2015 Best Car To

2014 112

Chevrolet Volt: Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2016

Green Car Reports

Every year, Green Car Reports picks a new car or model line that we feel is the best green car for that new model year. This year, we picked a car that's the all-new version of one that was revolutionary when it was introduced several years ago. This year, the Green Car Reports Best. Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

2016 64

Shortlist announced for 2015 Green Car of the Year

Green Cars News

It is that time of the year again, when the US-based Green Car Journal names its shortlist for the annual Green Car of the Year award. Green cars

2014 75

Cleaner electric cars, Mercedes diesel plans, new Corolla hatch, green-car deals: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got our monthly roundup of green-car deals, a first look at a Toyota Corolla Hybrid (that we may not get), an interview with Daimler's CEO, and good news about electric cars—which got even cleaner in the U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

2018 54

World Green Car finalists announced in Geneva

Green Cars News

Candidates for the title of ‘World Green Car’ have been revealed. Judges trimmed back a five-strong shortlist to three models – Renault’s Zoe, the Tesla Model S and Volvo’s V60 Plug-in Hybrid – for the category, which forms part of the World Car Awards.

2013 75

How often should Green Car Reports report plug-in sales numbers: Twitter poll results

Green Car Reports

Last week in our Twitter poll, we asked a different kind of question: how often Green Car Reports readers would like to follow the horse-race of plug-in car sales. Green Car Reports has been reporting the monthly data to see who's selling the most. A surprisingly large 73 percent of of our Twitter followers said you would follow every month. sales Polls

2018 44

Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivan

Green Car Reports

In 2011, Green Car Reports launched an award for the new car, or family of cars, that represented the best green vehicle introduced for the model year. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To BuyThe Nissan Leaf won that year because it was the sole affordable battery-electric vehicle on the market. Over the next seven years, more than two dozen vehicles that plug in to the grid to recharge.

2017 63

Tesla Model 3 delays, plunging Prius sales, green-car deals, Sonata Hybrid video: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we look at plummeting Prius sales, our monthly roundup of best green-car deals, new Tesla Model 3 delivery delays, and a video preview of the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The company that makes more electric-car batteries in China than any other, known as CATL, has ambitious plans for expansion into. Today in Car News

2018 52

Brazil's Green-Car Incentive Surprise: Electrics, Plug-In Hybrids Omitted

Green Car Reports

Many countries have adopted green-car incentives as a way to combat air pollution and lower oil consumption, and they tend to focus on electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and hydrogen-fuel cell vehicles. These incentives help encourage the adoption of more-efficient cars, and act as a counterweight to negative factors like cost and the lack of

2014 76

Green Car Reports: Best Reader Of The Year Award

Green Car Reports

Green Car Reports many readers, more than we thought possible seven years ago, when we launched the site. 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. You also send us tips, correct our typos, and generally help us make the. Awards

2015 63

Boys in blue are now the boys in green cars

Green Cars News

The boys in blue are going green: at least in terms of the cars they drive. Police Service Northern Ireland has taken hold of a Vauxhall Ampera at the eDRIVE electric vehicle event and will now use the car as part of a trial of extended range electric vehicle technology.

2013 79

Why Ioniq and Leaf didn't win: notes on Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018

Green Car Reports

The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, a plug-in version of the much-lauded new minivan, won our Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018 award because it brings a partially zero-emission vehicle into an entirely new market segment. GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

U.K. Extends Green-Car Grants To Double Buyers By 2018

Green Car Reports

government will extend and expand an incentive program for green cars that had been set to end in the coming year. The plug-in car grant was introduced in 2011, and was originally scheduled to expire in early 2016. DON'T MISS: Electric Cars. Green Plug-In Hybrids UK incentives plug-in cars transportation policyThe U.K. But the program will now run until March 2018, with some modifications, according to The Guardian.

2015 63

Electric Buicks, restyled Prius hybrid, green-car deals, vanishing sedans: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Three new Buicks with plugs are coming for China, the Prius hybrid may get a restyle, sedans and small cars continue to depart Detroit, and we've got this month's best green-car deals. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car NewsIf a report from a Japanese site is correct, the 2019 Toyota Prius hybrid will get a mild facelift to look a bit more like.

2018 46

What does a "green car" mean to you? Twitter poll results

Green Car Reports

When we asked our Twitter followers last week to choose what they consider a "green car," a solid majority said nothing but a pure electric car qualifies. Under a picture of a gas-guzzling Dodge Challenger SRT8, literally painted green and parked in a spot marked "reserved for green vehicles," we asked. Our readers are nothing if not consistent.

2018 44

Five Big Myths About Green Cars And Gas Mileage, Debunked

Green Car Reports

Every now and then we get a reader question that reminds us how many myths about green cars are out there. In the interests of helping you actually save money by using less gasoline, here are five of our favorites--with explanations as to why they''re myths. (1) 1) Boosting gas mileage from 33 to 50 mpg saves more gasoline than replacing a 10-mpg

2014 82

Why Green Car Reports Writes About Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars

Green Car Reports

It would seem pretty obvious that a site called Green Car Reports would cover zero-emission vehicles that will soon go on sale from major global automakers. But cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells turn out to be as controversial as plug-in electric cars, albeit for different reasons--and among different constituencies.

2014 75

Tesla electric-car tax credits, Pininfarina electric-car brand, and best deals on green cars: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Tesla is the first automaker to reach the 200,000-car limit for federal electric-car tax credits. Pininfarina plans for a new line of exotic electric cars. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla delivered its 200,000th car this past week, which means the And we have the best deals on plug-in, hybrid, and other fuel-efficient vehicles.

2018 51

Flurry of green-car rules as Obama administration departs

Green Car Reports

When it comes to regulations governing the auto industry, the Obama administration does not plan to go gentle into that good night. The outgoing administration has pushed through a number of new regulations, some related to fuel efficiency, before President-elect Donald Trump takes office next month. The move is likely a hedge against the incoming. emissions EPA Barack Obama White House climate change Fuel Economy regulation

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Which green cars didn't make the cut for Best Car To Buy award?

Green Car Reports

We have a slim field of only three new green cars this year competing for the Green Car Reports 2017 Best Car To Buy award. GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To BuyThey are the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, the 2016 Tesla Model X, and the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime. There's a much longer list of new vehicles that didn't make the cut this year; this is where we explain what they are, and why.

2016 70

Paris Motor Show Roundup: Electric, Hybrid, And Other Green Cars

Green Car Reports

The 2014 Paris Motor Show this week kicked off the annual global parade of new production cars and concepts, and several notable green cars made their debuts. Demonstrating the breadth of green-car Autumn is here, and so is auto-show season. They include both concept and production models with hybrid, plug-in electric, and diesel powertrains.

2014 64

One of these 3 vehicles will be Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2018

Green Car Reports

Fans of green cars have spent much of the past year eagerly waiting for a pair of electric cars to be revealed to the public and then to go on sale. GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy Chrysler Pacifica HybridBy far the most attention and hype has been focused on the Tesla Model 3, the Silicon Valley carmaker's lower-priced and much higher-volume vehicle, with more than 200 miles of range for a starting.

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