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.

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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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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.

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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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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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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

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.

Obama green-car rules, next Hyundai fuel-cell SUV, autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, the outgoing Obama administration aims to quickly enact more green-car rules, the next Hyundai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle may get a boost in range over the current Tucson Fuel Cell, and a second-generation Ford Fusion Hybrid autonomous prototype will begin testing in the new year. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

Green cars at the Paris Motor Show: preview

Green Car Reports

Press days for the 2016 Paris Motor Show begin at the end of this month, and we already know several notable green production and concept cars will make their debuts in the French capital. That includes no fewer than 24 electric cars, according to the. Paris Auto Show plug-in cars Paris Motor ShowFall is approaching, which means it's time for the auto-show season to get underway once again.

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Green Cars At Frankfurt Auto Show: Production, Concept Cars Previewed

Green Car Reports

The annual parade of new concept and production models begins next week at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, and there are a few green models that will be worth a look. Green Auto Show Plug-In HybridsIt's September, which means a new auto-show season is getting underway once again. Frankfurt is the home event for the German manufacturers, and they're expected to be out in force.

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Green cars turning motorists away from petrol

Green Cars News

Japanese drivers are using less and less petroleum… thanks to the popularity of green cars: and that’s driving fuel prices down. Green cars Latest news green cars Japan Nissan LEAF petrol demand petrol pricesAccording to reports in business daily The Nikkei, the average price for regular petrol in Japan is now Y139.8 per litre: that’s a drop for the thirteenth straight week and a 16month low for [.].

Geneva auto show green car preview: concepts, electric cars, new models

Green Car Reports

Media days at the huge and influential Geneva show are March 6 and March 7, and this year it looks like the show will offer a lot of news for plug-in electric car fans. Several significant new production cars powered entirely by batteries are expected to make their debuts. Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Audi e-tron Geneva Auto Show A-Class plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Jaguar I-Pace

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The 12 most influential green cars in history

Green Car Reports

The world's major car markets have mostly now legislated increasing levels of fuel economy and reduced tailpipe emissions not only of gases directly toxic to humans but also of carbon dioxide, a key. emissions History plug-in cars Ford Model TThe automobile has been with us since 1885, but only over the last 50 years have governments started to face up to its ill effects on the environment.

Tesla Model S wins 2013 World Green Car award

Green Cars News

Tesla’s highly-anticipated second model has been named 2013 ‘World Green Car’ at the New York International Auto Show (NAIAS). Green credentials Tesla Motors Tesla Model S World Green Car Awards

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Green Car Reports 2017 Best Car To Buy nominee: Chevy Bolt EV

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The announcement of the Chevrolet Bolt concept car came like a thunderclap at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. After unveiling the 2016 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, General Motors CEO Mary Barra rolled out a bright orange five-door hatchback electric car. Chevy plug-in cars Awards Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

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.

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.

This is the best week of the year to buy a green car

Green Car Reports

If you're thinking about buying a green car—or any car, for that matter—now is a good time. The week between the day after Christmas and the beginning of the new year is the busiest one for car sales, and a great time to find a deal. sales car buying New car sales deals Incentives and RebatesAs automakers and dealers push to meet year-end sales quotas, they will often boost incentives to get.

2016 New York Auto Show: green-car preview

Green Car Reports

So far, New York is relatively light on green. New York Auto Show plug-in carsOne week from tomorrow, the 2016 New York Auto Show will open its doors to reporters from around the world for two media-preview days. We know already that there will be a new version of the Toyota Prius unveiled there, but a few other concepts and production models will make their debuts as well.

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2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Green Car Concepts, Production Cars

Green Car Reports

isn't going to see a shred of snow over the Christmas holidays, and Detroit in early January isn't looking too green either. Thus far, we know of just a handful of concept cars and new production models that could be described as green to be revealed or displayed at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The Northeastern U.S.

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 2016 Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2016 Chevrolet Volt

Green Car Reports

The first Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car won all sorts of awards in 2011, the year it was introduced. But it didn't win that year's Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy award, because we deemed the world's first mass-priced high-volume battery-electric car more significant. That car, the Nissan Leaf, narrowly edged out the Chevy Volt to. Awards GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

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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' 2017 Best Car To Buy nominee: Tesla Model X

Green Car Reports

Pretty much any Tesla electric car is bound to start a conversation. The low, tiny 2008 Roadster, the sleek and Jaguar-esque 2012 Model S sedan, or the company's latest car, the 2016 Model X crossover utility vehicle. plug-in cars Awards Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To BuyBut as we experienced first-hand, the Model X has the most attention-getting device of any Tesla ever sold. DON'T MISS: 2016 Tesla.

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British Columbia introduces green car rebates

Green Cars News

Residents of the Canadian province of British Columbia have a massive incentive to make their next vehicle purchase a green one. Green cars Latest news British Columbia Canada Environment Minister Terry Lake green car incentives green car rebates

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

World Green Car 2014 shortlist announced

Green Cars News

The shortlist for the 2014 World Green Car award has been announced, ahead of the reveal of the final winner at the New York International Auto Show (NAIAS) on April 17, 2014. Green credentials

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Green Car Reports 2016 Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2016 Audi A3 e-Tron

Green Car Reports

spec 2016 Audi A3 e-Tron Sportback, enough so that it's the first of five nominees for our Green Car Reports 2016 Best Car To Buy award. GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To BuyWe were impressed by our first drive of the U.S.-spec The compact hatchback is powered by a 150-horsepower 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine combined with a 76-kilowatt (102-hp) liquid-cooled electric motor.

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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

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

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

Green Car Reports

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. Part of his interest in the Fiat, he admitted, came from an article about a group of race-car enthusiasts who. Within six months, he'd sold the BMW altogether. California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

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New website compares green cars for hire

Green Cars News

A new car rental comparison website has launched to meet the rising demand for low emission motors. Each car that is found through the [.]. Green credentials car hire green car is a new UK-based website that specialises in finding low emission models for hire at locations around the world from major rental providers including as Hertz, Budget, Avis and Europcar.

Japan extends ‘green car’ tax breaks

Green Cars News

Japan has extended its tax breaks for ‘green cars’ until 2015, in a effort to support its struggling domestic car industry. Fuel-efficient and low emission cars, including many hybrid and electric cars will now benefit from the continuation of customer incentives now extended for another three years, having previously been scheduled to end next April. [.]. Green credentials break emissions green car japan low emission tax

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Renault goes from green cars to green gardens

Green Cars News

French carmaker Renault has certainly made an impact on the green car world with electric vehicles such as the Renault Twizy (pictured) and Renault Kangoo Van ZE – but now it’s ready to take its green fingers into the garden. Green cars Latest news Renault electric cars green cars green credentials Renault electric Renault Twizy

Green car tech to spark intellectual property war?

Green Cars News

The race to dominate the growing market for so-called ‘green cars’ could spark a patents war, similar to the one that has over-run the smartphone industry, according to the Financial Times this week. Green credentials

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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.

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London to host new UK green car show

Green Cars News

London is to welcome a new UK eco motor show, EcoVelocity this September, featuring the latest eco-technologies and low emission cars. Green credentials EcoVelocity electric Green cars hybrid Metro ShowThe 4-day event, featuring brands such as Citroen, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, SEAT, Vauxhall and Volkswagen, will run from Thursday September 8 to Sunday September 11 2011 and will [.].

NASCAR embraces green cars

Green Cars News

Efforts to turn motor racing green are continuing at a rapid pace through innovations in Formula 1, the Michelin Green X Challenge at the American Le Mans and now it is NASCAR’s turn to join the green car race. Toyota and Lowe’s Motor Speedway unveiled an environmentally friendly Toyota Camry Hybrid that will serve as the pace car for the Coca-Cola 600 which takes place on May 24. So why has it suddenly embraced hybrid cars?

Buyers in Trump-voting states reject green cars, which surge in Western states

Green Car Reports

That said, sometimes a new political angle can make a dry story on car-buyer data more interesting than expected. DON'T MISS: Sales of 'green' cars remain low; is. Politics Fuel Economy plug-in cars Donald TrumpIf you're a journalist, it's almost impossible to ignore political news these days. So if readers can resolutely avoid national and local coverage of politics, consider yourselves lucky.

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2013 Tokyo Motor Show: Green Car Preview

Green Car Reports

Weird and wonderful some may seem but many feature the kind of technology we''ll soon be seeing in our road cars. The 2013 Tokyo Motor Show is almost upon us. And while the Los Angeles Auto Show might hold more relevance for the U.S. market, Tokyo''s offerings can never be discounted entirely. And of course, Japan is virtually the home of the