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. This being a European show, there will also be a few green-car debuts that fall under the category of. As with any auto show, there will be a mix of concept cars and more down-to-earth production models. Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Geneva Auto Show

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Green Hero: Formula E

Green Cars News

There is a common misconception that green car enthusiasts are not real motoring fans: that they are more interested in the environment than in engines. Electric cars Green Hero

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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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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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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 Hero: California

Green Cars News

Less than half a year has passed since we awarded our Green Hero title to the California Air Resources Board (see Green Hero: California Air Resources Board) to celebrate its remarkable achievements with the Advanced Clean Cars Package; and the progression of H2USA.

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Green Hero: Nissan

Green Cars News

It was one year ago this month that we officially began our Green Heroes feature here at Nissan Green Hero Editor Pick

Green Hero: Johnson Controls

Green Cars News

Now, for our latest Green[.]. Green Hero Editor Pick Anyone who has ever been involved in the automotive industry will know all about its unsung heroes.

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. Fall is approaching, which means it's time for the auto-show season to get underway once again. That includes no fewer than 24 electric cars, according to the. Paris Auto Show plug-in cars Paris Motor Show

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Green Hero: BMW

Green Cars News

Electric cars BMW Green Hero Part of Germany’s “big three” luxury carmakers – alongside Audi and Mercedes-Benz – BMW is typically associated with class and prestige rather than fuel economy and the environment.

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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. Well, that was decisive! Our readers are clearly, unquestionably, absolutely intending to switch from driving on fossil fuels to driving on grid electricity. DON'T MISS: What effect will. plug-in cars Polls

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Toyota Mirai seeks to reclaim green image from Tesla, sans Supercharger network

Green Car Reports

Since launching in Japan in 1997, the Toyota Prius hybrid has imbued its maker with a strong green image. The Prius has become Toyota's signature model, and helped the company become by far the world's largest seller of green cars. Green Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell plug-in carsBut after nearly two decades on sale, hybrid powertrains no longer have the novelty they once did. DON'T MISS.

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Green highlights of Goodwood

Green Cars News

Green cars Porsche BMW Ford So you thought the Goodwood Festival of Speed was just for petrol heads with a deep-seated desire to see the world’s resources burn in one of a Ferrari’s twelve cylinders? Think again.

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. And it seems likely that two of. Detroit Auto Show

Government fleet unashamedly un-green

Green Cars News

Green credentials green car low emissionThe UK Government is failing to follow its own policy of promoting low emission vehicles by still running a fleet with above average emission levels, according to the RAC Foundation blog.

Top green car: the Ford Fiesta. The Green Piece

Green Cars News

The Green Piece Column. Ford The Green Piece Ford Fiesta The Green Piece Column Tuesday 23 April, 2013. The top-selling car of the last year; the Ford Fiesta arguably has the greatest chance of helping the UK reduce its transport emissions from private cars.

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2016 New York Auto Show: green-car preview

Green Car Reports

So far, New York is relatively light on green. One 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. New York Auto Show plug-in cars

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Volkswagen’s new green focus. The Green Piece

Green Cars News

The Green Piece Column. The Green Piece Volkswagen electric hybrid low emission The Green Piece ColumnTuesday 19 March, 2013.

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. 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

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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

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Ford 'EcoBeast' Trademark: The Performance Side Of Green?

Green Car Reports

The drive to raise new-car fuel economy in the face of tightening global emissions standards has brought a glut of green brand names for fuel-saving technologies and powertrains. So far, few have achieved the level of recognition enjoyed by Ford''s EcoBoost brand--which has grown into a line of turbocharged engines ranging from a 1.0-liter

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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.

A green car year in review: 2013. The Green Piece.

Green Cars News

The Green Piece Column. As the year draws to a close, we take a look back over some of 2013’s highlights in this two-part special Green Piece. The Green Piece Wednesday 18 December, 2013.

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

Green Car Reports

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. It would have 200 or more miles of range, she said, for a price starting at $37,500 before. Chevy plug-in cars Awards Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

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The 12 most influential green cars in history

Green Car Reports

The 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. 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 T

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Green resolutions for 2013

Green Cars News

Latest news green plan TyresAt this time of year lots of people are making resolutions for the New Year, and our transportation habits are one area of life that just about all of us could make a pledge to make things better and reduce our environmental impact.

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Green Hero: ITM Power

Green Cars News

Green Hero Turn the clock back to 2007… series 12, episode seven of British cult motoring TV show Top Gear.

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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. As automakers and dealers push to meet year-end sales quotas, they will often boost incentives to get. sales car buying New car sales deals Incentives and Rebates

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. But as we experienced first-hand, the Model X has the most attention-getting device of any Tesla ever sold. DON'T MISS: 2016 Tesla. plug-in cars Awards Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

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Would Intelligent Cars Get Us Green Quicker Than Electric Cars?

Green Car Reports

What technologies will have the most impact on making cars greener and transportation more sustainable--and provide that impact fastest? Suppose that the key isn''t plug-in electric cars, but in fact connecting cars to each other and to the infrastructure around them--making traffic flow vastly more efficiently? That''s the controversial thesis put

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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

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

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

Green Car Reports

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. The first Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car won all sorts of awards in 2011, the year it was introduced. 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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Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757 expands testing; green diesel blend, energy harvesting windows, 3D-printed flight deck component

Green Car Congress

Boeing announced the next phase in ecoDemonstrator 757 testing today, including its first flight with US-made “green diesel” ( earlier post ) and two new environment-related technologies. Boeing’s Green Diesel concept, in three slides. Diamond Green Diesel in Norco, La.,

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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. It 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. Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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LA Auto Show: Green goes mainstream. The Green Piece.

Green Cars News

The Green Piece Column. With just a week to go until the opening of the Los Angeles Auto Show (the show opens to the press on November 17 and 18th) the show looks set to be a veritable feast of greenness. The Green Piece LA Auto Show models new The Green Piece Column U.STuesday 8 November. The final big US motoring show of 2011, the show will [.].

Report: More people taking green journeys

Green Cars News

More and more people across the UK are ditching their cars and relying on "green journeys" to take them to and from public transport hubs: according to a new report. Latest News Green cars Green credentials

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

Audi in new e-fuels project: synthetic diesel from water, air-captured CO2 and green electricity; “Blue Crude”

Green Car Congress

Audi’s latest e-fuels project is participation in a a pilot plant project in Dresden that produces diesel fuel from water, CO 2 and green electricity. In a separate process, a solid oxide electrolysis (SOEC) unit powered with green electricity splits water into hydrogen and oxygen.

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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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