Hyundai And Kia Target # 2 Slot In Green Vehicles By 2020

Green Car Reports

While they had to backpedal on misstated gas-mileage figures over the last couple of years, Hyundai and Kia are moving forward with ambitious green-car plans regardless. The corporately-conjoined Korean carmakers are aiming for the global number two slot in green vehicles by 2020 (after hybrid powerhouse Toyota, presumably).

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Start-Up Electric Car Company Green Vehicles Folds, Costs City $500,000

All Cars Electric

Consider today's collapse of electric car company Green Vehicles an object lesson in why it's a bad idea for cities to invest in the risky business of start-up car companies--perhaps especially start-up electric car companies. The city of Salinas, California learned that lesson today as Green Vehicles shut its doors, costing the city more than

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Canada commits to green vehicles

Green Cars News

The Canadian Government has emphasised its commitment to green cars by launching the latest phase of its ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles Programme. The programme, costing $38million over five years, is designed to test advanced vehicle technologies and develop both safety and environmental regulations. It is hoped that the tests will help to align vehicle regulations across [.]. Green cars Latest news Canada canadian ecoTECHNOLOGY green cars

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Golf Bluemotion named Green Vehicle of the Year

Green Cars News

The Volkswagen Golf Bluemotion has been named the Green Vehicle of the Year at the 2011 ACFO awards. mpg on a combined cycle, allowing its Bluemotion model to claim the green accolade. [.]. The Golf, a four-time ACFO Car of the Year winner was this year recognised for the excellent fuel economy of up to 74.3 Volkswagen ACFO awards BMW 3 Series Ford Nissan LEAF Vauxhall ecoFlex Volvo V50 DRIVe

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Kia outlines 5-year plan for more green vehicles; Optima PHEV, Niro hybrid, FCV; $10.2B investment

Green Car Congress

Kia Motors outlined its mid- to long-term plans for the development of a greatly increased range of environmentally friendly vehicles, with the goal of becoming a leader in the low-emissions car market by 2020. It will be engineered from the ground up as a dedicated hybrid vehicle.

BMW Green Vehicles, Including Megacity Electric, Named 'i'

Green Car Reports

The BMW "MegaCity" carbon-fiber all-electric car, scheduled for launch in 2013, may be the most radical BMW in decades. BMW had confirmed that this first production electric car to wear the BMW badge would be the first of a sub-brand within the make, much as its "M" series of performance editions is. Now, in perhaps a slightly "D'oh!" moment, BMW

Lease A Green Vehicle, Get Rebate Yourself--In CO, Anyway

Green Car Reports

A bill signed in Colorado will now allow lessees to claim any tax credits for hybrid cars and electric vehicles, rather than the lessor. Previously, the state had allowed banks or finance companies to choose whether claim the credits themselves on lease vehicles, or to pass the credits on to the lessee. Predictably, this resulted in plenty of

Green Vehicles dives off cliff into bankruptcy, Salinas wants their money back

National Green Transportation

It was with great sadness that Green Vehicles CEO Mike Ryan penned a blog post on July 12 abruptly announcing that Green Vehicles had run out of money and was shutting down. Reports today (July 21) from local news

Bring your Green Vehicle to Brookline, MA - October 21!

Electric Cars are for Girls

The Larz Anderson Auto Museum on Sunday October 21, 2012 will be hosting our second annual Green Day: Bringing Technology and People Together through Green Innovations - a family friendly event to promote green driving and living in Massachusetts. We welcome those with any green modes of transportation; grease cars, electric cars, hybrid cars, solar cars, motorized and regular bicycles, Segways, scooters, etc.

Bring your Green Vehicle to Brookline, MA - October 21!

Electric Cars are for Girls

The Larz Anderson Auto Museum on Sunday October 21, 2012 will be hosting our second annual Green Day: Bringing Technology and People Together through Green Innovations - a family friendly event to promote green driving and living in Massachusetts. We welcome those with any green modes of transportation; grease cars, electric cars, hybrid cars, solar cars, motorized and regular bicycles, Segways, scooters, etc.

China losing interest in small vehicles?

Green Cars News

The world’s largest automotive market appears to be losing its faith in vehicles with smaller engine displacements if recent results are anything to go by. During July, the market share of new vehicles sold in the country with engine displacements of 1.6litres or less dropped below last year’s average for the fifth month in succession. [.].

Johammer Electric Motorcycle: World's Weirdest Way To Go Green

Green Car Reports

There are two types of green vehicle fans in this world: Those who wish you to know they''ve picked the latest green vehicle, and those that don''t. Anyone who chooses Austrian firm Johammer''s electric motorcycle will peg themselves firmly in the former category. It is, by quite a margin, the weirdest two-wheeler we''ve ever clapped eyes on. And we

Volkswagen Group, SAIC and FAW to increase cooperation on green vehicles in China

Green Car Congress

The further development of particularly eco-friendly models along with a joint research project was agreed for Shanghai Volkswagen (SVW), while the development and production of a new, very eco-friendly vehicle in China was agreed with FAW. Volkswagen has set its sights on installing the technical capacity to produce more than four million vehicles per year in China by 2018. In 2013, Volkswagen produced and sold more than 3 million vehicles in China.

Green Vehicles closes it doors as funding dries up

Green Cars News

Green car start-up, Green Vehicles has folded as the firm failed to secure further investment. The Salinas, California based firm started in 2007, had two electric vehicle prototypes which were supposed to be going into full production later this year. Electric cars business electric vehicles green vehicles Salinas

Shanghai hosts Green Vehicle Expo

Green Cars News

China is once again to play host to the ‘green scene’ as the Green Vehicle Expo heads to Shanghai. The expo which will feature a host of green car technologies including electric, hybrid, fuel cell and solar vehicles opens at the Shanghai Exhibition Center, this Thursday (June 17, 2010) and runs until Saturday (June 19, [.]. Tags: Electric cars Fuel Cells Green credentials Hybrid cars alternative fuel China Expo Green cars Shanghai Show

Green Vehicles, Leyden Energy launch partnership at Salinas factory

National Green Transportation

In a Nov 19 press release revealed a new chapter in the history of electric motorcycle maker Green Vehicles: a new redesign of their Triac, the impending opening of their factory, and a new partnership with battery maker Leyden Energy

Europe reveals strategy for green vehicles

Green Cars News

In an effort to encourage the development and uptake of green vehicles including heavy and light duty vehicles, two- and three-wheelers and quadricycles, the European Commission has released a new strategy. Tags: Green cars Latest news carbon dioxide emissions clean energy vehicles Europe European Commission green car strategy vehicle emissions

FedEx Follows French Lead, Tests Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Range Extenders

Green Car Reports

FedEx has one of the largest alternative-fueled vehicle fleets in the world, and Nissan e-NV200 electric delivery vans are far from the only green vehicles it is testing. The delivery giant will soon put 20 electric delivery trucks on the road with hydrogen fuel-cell range extenders designed by fuel-cell developer Plug Power, Hydrogen Fuel News

Green Vehicles, Leyden Energy launch partnership at Salinas factory

National Green Transportation

In a Nov 19 press release revealed a new chapter in the history of electric motorcycle maker Green Vehicles: a new redesign of their Triac, the impending opening of their factory, and a new partnership with battery maker Leyden Energy Do you like this story?

GM's First New Battery Electric Car: 2013 Chevrolet Spark EV To Launch In U.S.

Green Car Reports

GM [NYSE:GM] had hoped to announce its latest green vehicle tomorrow morning, at a nice, orderly, staged press event to celebrate Chevrolet's 100th birthday. But one of its hometown papers jumped the gun and broke the news: The largest domestic car company will launch a small battery electric vehicle in the U.S. market. While The Detroit News had

Polaris Slingshot: Is A 173-HP, $20K '3-Wheeled Motorcycle' A Car?

Green Car Reports

Three wheeled vehicles get a lot of attention from hardcore fans of performance cars. They also get plenty of attention from hardcore fans of green vehicles--as they share many of the same desirable characteristics, like an aerodynamic teardrop shape with surprising stability, and light weight.

Hyundai-Kia electric-car production to soar to 50,000 next year

Green Car Reports

The production increase comes amid the combined automaker's goal to become the second largest maker of green vehicles (hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric cars) by 2020. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fuel Cell VehiclesKorean siblings Hyundai and Kia will aggressively increase production of electric cars next year, according to a report in the Korean press.

Hyundai Plans Hybrids, Electric Cars & More: 5 Questions With Green R&D Head Ki-Sang Lee

Green Car Reports

And the company has big plans for expanding its lineup of green vehicles, as we learned in an interview last week with Ki-Sang Lee, a senior vice president who''s head of its R&D Center for The Hyundai Motor Group, encompassing both the Hyundai and Kia brands, is known as one of the most aggressive competitors in the global auto business.

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Toyota Prius Hybrid: Ultimate Guide To 50-MPG Mid-Size Hatchback

Green Car Reports

Toyota's Prius hybrid has undoubtedly done more to raise awareness of green vehicles and improving fuel efficiency than any other single model on sale today. First launched in the U.S. in 1999 and styled by a design team in California, the Prius name has since been applied to two further generations and by May 2008, over a million had been sold

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EAC calls on government to provide greater support to EV market

Green Cars News

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has concluded that the Department for Transport (DfT) need to commit to a long-term green vehicle strategy and. Department for Transport Electric vehicles London

Zero-Emission 2014 Chevy Silverado Model Now Available

Green Car Reports

It doesn't get much attention as a green vehicle, but the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck line is the best-selling vehicle line at General Motors. Now there's a zero-emission version, and it's available today. That means that you can acquire one even before this spring's launch of the all-new models with more efficient V-6 and V-8 gasoline

Orders For 261-MPG Volkswagen XL1 Exceed Production of 200

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen''s XL1 might be one of the most exciting and unusual green vehicles of recent years, but it''s certainly not one of the most accessible. Pricing around the $150,000 mark, based on the German price of 111,000 Euros, puts it in the same league as high-end sports cars. But as we''ve come to expect with the rare and the bespoke, there''ll

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Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle Tax Credit Expires This Month: Will It Be Renewed?

Green Car Reports

Financial and other incentives are widely viewed as a good way to kickstart the adoption of new green vehicles, largely to compensate for their higher prices against conventional gasoline cars. But just as Toyota is building up to next fall''s launch of its 2016 Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the U.S.

President Signs Bill Awarding $814 Million to Development of Green Vehicle Technology

All Cars Electric

Makers of green cars can rejoice as the President has signed the 2010 energy budget bill into law giving green car development one of the largest boosts in funding seen in decades. The bill includes $814 million in funding for several alternative propulsion programs. 283 million in funding will go towards fuel cell research and the use

New York Auto Show: Green Cars And Concepts Roundup

Green Car Reports

The 2014 New York Auto Show is fast approaching, and as usual a small roster of green vehicles will be making their debuts. This year it''s mainly about production vehicles, with very few green concepts in attendance. That''s not such a bad thing though--while there''s little truly fuel efficient going on sale, plenty of high-selling models are

Nine New Projects Announced For Clean Vehicles In National Parks

Green Car Reports

Department of Energy''s (DOE) Clean Cities program and the National Park Service (NPS) recently announced nine new projects to deploy green vehicles within nine of the 13 national parks. If you''re planning a summer vacation to a U.S. national park this summer, you may start to see a few changes when you get there. The U.S.

Call for new government to ‘clarify’ green vehicle strategies

Green Cars News

A leading fleet organisation is calling on the new Government to establish talks about its plans for future motoring taxes and incentives for low and zero emission vehicles. The Association of Car Fleet Operators (ACFO) is keen to maintain and establish talks with Whitehall departments to ensure that plans for motoring taxes make sense and [.].

Japan prepares subsidies for first fuel cell cars

Green Cars News

Japan is to boost its subsidies for green vehicles – including fuel cell models – in a bid to advance the market.

2013 Frankfurt Auto Show Preview: Green Cars & Concepts

Green Car Reports

The 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show is soon upon us, and it''s set to be another big one for green vehicles. It''s a big show in general, spread throughout several buildings in the manner of a small town. Most are occupied by huge displays of the German automakers'' collective might, and those German firms will be responsible for many of the show''s big

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Hyundai-Kia Topples Honda For UCS 'Greenest Automaker' Title

Green Car Reports

Honda has long had the reputation of offering fuel-efficient, relatively green vehicles--but this year, it has lost the "Greenest Automaker" laurels that it''s held since 1998 to an upstart: Hyundai-Kia. The latest award, detailed in a report that''s now been issued six times by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), rates the environmental

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrids, BMW And Mirai Showrooms, Germy Gas Pumps: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

We look at the latest hybrid and plug-in hybrid sedans from Hyundai, consider two standalone showrooms for advanced green vehicles, and ask if a gas pump may be the single germiest thing you touch in public. holiday weekend) on Green Car Reports. All this and more today (and over the long U.S. There are now two states where electric-car owners pay. Today in Car News

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Latest McLaren P1 Supercar Adds Hybrid Technology To V-8 Engine

Green Car Reports

There are--believe it or not--parallels between the disparate worlds of green vehicles and hypercars, and not just because the new McLaren P1 you see here is Not all cars are born equal. Some, if they're lucky, will be born as McLarens--supercars infused with technology from the race track, with one of the most famous names in motor sport.

IL Suspends Clean-Car Rebates; GA Tax Credit In Trouble Too; Texas Next?

Green Car Reports

State tax credits and purchase rebates have proven effective in kickstarting the early market for plug-in electric cars and other green vehicles. Green Georgia Illinois Texas incentives plug-in cars rebates state laws tax credit But they don''t last forever, as buyers in Illinois and Georgia are learning; the Ilinois program has been suspended, and Georgia seems likely to kill off its program as well. Then there''s Texas, where a.

California Green-Car Tax Cut, Nissan Leaf Reliability, Gen Z Car Buyers: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, read about the California bill that would cut the state sales tax for the newest green vehicles, how a 2011 Nissan Leaf electric car has fared after four years on the road, and why the next generation of car buyers may place particular emphasis on fuel efficiency. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Electric vehicle maker goes into administration

Green Cars News

Electric vehicles may be on the verge of widespread commercial success, but that hasn’t stopped one high profile electric vehicle maker from falling by the wayside. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Modec electric vehicle maker electric vehicles green vehicles Modec administration Navistar