Green Car Reports is 10!

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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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

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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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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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

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Green car concepts, production models at Frankfurt auto show

Green Car Reports

Although a handful of automakers have opted to skip the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, there are still plenty of new green concept cars and production models confirmed to make their debut. Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Fuel Cell VehiclesLeading up to the media days of the 2017 Frankfurt show, we will continue to update this running list of what is confirmed and what potentially may make its debut.

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What green-car developments are you grateful for this holiday season? Twitter poll results

Green Car Reports

In what often seemed a year of bad news for green cars, at least from the standpoint of U.S. If this Thanksgiving season proved anything, it is that our Twitter followers are a grateful group. domestic policy, we found several individual developments to be grateful for. Most notably, there was the mass-market introduction of the Tesla Model 3. Polls

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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

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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.

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Which car would you pick as Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2019? Twitter poll results

Green Car Reports

Now that we've named the Tesla Model 3 as Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019, it's time to see what our readers picked. After we named our three finalists for the contest, The Model 3, the Hyundai Kona electric, and the Jaguar I-Pace, we included all three in our Twitter poll last week that asked: "Which car would you pick as Green Car Reports. Best Car To Buy Polls Best Car to Buy 2019

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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.

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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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

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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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

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2014 Chicago Auto Show: Green-Car Preview

Green Car Reports

Chicago isn''t as big as some annual auto shows, and at this year''s show green vehicles are a little thin on the ground--March''s Geneva Motor Show will provide more to that effect. Nevertheless there are a few significant vehicles set to appear in Chicago, so we''ve pieced together a green car preview to bring you the latest details.

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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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Which Green Car Reports articles are most valuable? Poll results

Green Car Reports

Politics Future Cars incentives plug-in cars transportation policy PollsWe've now been running a series of Twitter polls for several weeks, and last week we decided to use one poll for a different purpose. We wanted to survey our audience, which we haven't done in any large-scale or systematic way. A Twitter poll isn't particularly scientific, but like reading the comments on articles, we thought it might give us a.

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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

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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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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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

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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.

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China iCET releases 2014 Green Car China report ranking mainstream cars by green and health impacts

Green Car Congress

Only hybrids performed very well on both the green rating and the smog index. Based on the lifecycle impact assessment, every vehicle obtains a green score (0-10). The higher the green score, the lower the environmental impact (i.e., Nº1 Car. Green rating.

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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

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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 84

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

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