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Green Car Reports

Ten years ago this week, in February 2009, Green Car Reports published its first story—one packed with insight regarding the Chevrolet Volt, which was then still nearly two years away. Despite all that could have happened to the Volt in GM’s bankruptcy, it arrived on time and was everything we expected. But many things haven’t

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Green Car Reports' top 10 greenest cars for 2019

Green Car Reports

Green Car Reports’ top 10 fuel-efficient vehicles all have one thing in common: plugs. Efficiency went further and farther for 2019 model-year vehicles in almost every sense of the two words. But where they go from there is anything but common among the vehicles. The most efficient vehicles on our list did more with their energy than the

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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

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Green Car Reports’ Car of the Decade: Tesla Model S

Green Car Reports

Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy 2020Ten years ago, the Volt Dance was still fresh in our minds; Ford CEO Alan Mullaly invested more in its electric programs and said that by 2020 EVs would become more important than hybrids (and more dominant in the company’s lineup); the Leaf was on its way to be something very, very big; and we really had our bets on at least one of.

2019 63

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.

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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

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Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019: Tesla Model 3

Green Car Reports

The Tesla Model 3 is Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2019. Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy Winner Best Car to Buy 2019It’s the second time a Tesla product has won our annual award, which was captured by the Tesla Model S in 2013. Many have called the Model 3 Tesla’s “iPhone moment.” ” But that was the Model S—the shock to an auto industry that had dismissed its very premise.

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Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019: Hyundai Kona Electric

Green Car Reports

In our quest to find Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy, the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric is shaping up to be the “no drama” candidate. Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy 2019By now, we’ve had four distinct experiences with this small, fully electric crossover—or tall hatchback, depending on how you see it. That’s included plodding along on.

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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

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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

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 86

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.

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One of these 3 vehicles will be Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2020

Green Car Reports

Carmakers have become increasingly attuned to the idea of reducing carbon footprint and emissions in their manufacturing and emissions, and car shoppers have become more demanding and discerning.We’re happy to have made the requirements for our Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy narrow enough to point to a select few vehicles. Best Car To Buy

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One of these 3 cars will be Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2019

Green Car Reports

Despite a long list of green-car debuts anticipated over the next couple of years, this year hasn't exactly brought a bevy of new electric models. As we wait for the market to blossom with new entries in coming years, we have three strong contenders for this year's top position—our Best Car To Buy 2019. To qualify for Green Car. Plug-In Hybrids Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy 2019

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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.

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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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.

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Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019: Tesla Model 3

Green Car Reports

And it was certainly not our intent to wait nearly another 16 months before considering it for our Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy. Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy 2019Just 16 months passed from when Tesla first showed its Model 3—and we got our first ride in a Model 3 prototype with its VP of engineering Doug Field—to when it made the first batch of deliveries.

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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

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Chevrolet Bolt EV: Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2017

Green Car Reports

Each year, Green Car Reports chooses a new car, or a family of cars, as the best green car introduced in that model year. In 2011, our very first award, we picked the first-ever modern electric car to be sold in high volumes. Six years later, we've picked the spiritual successor to that car, one that provides radically higher range at an. Videos Chevy plug-in cars Awards GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy Chevrolet Bolt

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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

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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

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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 83

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 79

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

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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.

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Five Green Cars We Can't Wait To Drive

Green Car Reports

The green car scene has never had more variety than it does today. You could, if you wanted to, walk into a dealership today and buy regular gasoline and diesel cars, natural gas vehicles, hybrids, plug-in hybrids, electric vehicles and soon, hydrogen cars. So this is our run-down of the five green

2014 80

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.

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

Green Car Reports

Five years ago today, Green Car Reports began a daily publishing schedule. 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. Think back to February 2009, when the Tesla Roadster was the sole modern battery-electric

2014 78

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

Green Car Preview: 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

Green Car Reports

Media days for the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show begin next week, which means a new round of production and concept cars is about to be revealed. So far, it looks like the Los Angeles show will be a little light on hybrids and plug-in electric cars. But there will still be several fuel-efficient models of note debuting there. DON'T MISS: Expect A. Los Angeles Auto Show

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.

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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 Sixteen years on from that date and its market leadership has once again been given the stamp of approval: as it has now[.].

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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

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Celebs and their green cars

Green Cars News

There are plenty of celebs eager to show off their green credentials, so we thought we’d give you a rundown on some o f the film /TV/sport and other personalities who want to make sure their car gives gives off the right green message: Jonathan Ross and the G-Wiz One of the original EV celebs [.]. Green credentials celebrity green cars

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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. So it''s encouraging then that Liverpool FC and E[.].

Green car rentals arrive in Northampton

Green Cars News

Want to rent a green car and live in the Northampton area? The arrival of Green Motion will assure that idea is more than a load of old cobblers. The car and van rental company, which is the world’s first and only vehicle rental company dedicated to low CO2 vehicle rental, has now expanded its [.]. Green cars Latest news car hire green car hire green cars Green Motion Northampton

Green Cars At Shanghai Motor Show: Plug-In Hybrids Aplenty

Green Car Reports

China''s status as the largest new-car market in the world means the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show is now as important for car shoppers outside the country as it is for those within. While there are still plenty of bizarre homegrown creations, the Shanghai show floor is also full of concept and production cars from global automakers. Plug-In Hybrids Shanghai Auto Show plug-in cars

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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

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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). Those are cars that radically redefined what green transportation could be, changing the auto industry forever. DON''T MISS: Green Car Reports'' 2015 Best Car To

2014 87

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. Last year’s list proved quite a surprise as there was not an electric car to be seen on the shortlist and only one available as a plug-in hybrid model, which thank[.]. Green cars

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Vauxhall Ampera scoops another Green Car of the Year award

Green Cars News

It has already been named Green Car of the Year by both What Car? and Top Gear; and is the reigning European Car of the Year: but now the Vauxhall Ampera (pictured), the European version of the Chevrolet Volt, can add another accolade to its extensive list. GM Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Vauxhall General Motors green car of the year green cars Vauxhall Ampera

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GCR Best Car To Buy 2020: Green cars that didn't make the cut

Green Car Reports

That’s a lesson that burbles up from the depths of the mainstream vehicle market when we look at the types of green cars we expected by the end of the decade, and what we actually got. Best Car To BuyChange comes, but not always in the ways you expect it. With each model year, despite the faster-than-expected gains in the affordability of lithium-ion.

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