ACEEE issues latest list of 'Greenest' and 'Meanest" vehicles

Green Car Reports

Measuring the energy efficiency of a new vehicle is one thing, but ascertaining its overall environmental impact can be more complex. A debate still rages over the overall carbon footprint of electric cars compared to those powered by fossil fuels. But for the past 20 years, the the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has tried to. Environmental Carbon Footprint emissions Fuel Economy

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A List of Tools and Supplies

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Over the past few days, I've been compiling a list of tools and supplies needed to do an effective electric vehicle conversion. After getting valuable feedback from several people on the Civic-EV Google Group, I came up with the following list: [link] tools-needed If anyone has additional comments, I welcome the feedback. This list will continue to change as we find new information during the conversion process.

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Ford only automaker on Ethisphere Institute’s list of 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies

Green Car Congress

and Tier 1 supplier Delphi Automotive also made the 2016 list. The framework of Ethisphere’s proprietary rating system, the corporate Ethics Quotient (EQTM), consists of a series of multiple-choice questions that capture a company’s performance.

2016 78

EPA: 'Long List' Of Questions On New VW Diesel Software Feature

Green Car Reports

A couple of weeks ago, Volkswagen seemed confident that it would be just a matter of weeks before it made some simple tweaks and got its 2016 lineup of TDI diesel vehicles certified by the EPA. That was before the existence of a second, and different, piece of software--previously undisclosed by VW--came to light.

2015 81

Automakers develop consensus list of priority locations for next 19 H2 fueling stations in California

Green Car Congress

The automaker OEM Advisory Group (OEM AG) of the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) has developed a consensus list of recommended station priority locations for the next 19 hydrogen stations to be built in California. The data was then compiled into an aggregate list. creation of redundancy in the network.

2015 76

How Will VW Fix My Diesel Car, And When? A List Of All Models

Green Car Reports

CEO, Michael Horn, spent several hours yesterday testifying in front of a Congressional panel on the company's growing TDI diesel-emission cheating scandal. Volkswagen's U.S. From that testimony, we can now break down how many cars and which models were affected, how the company expects to fix them, and when that process may start. Senators were. emissions EPA TDI VW Golf TDI A3 TDI Jetta TDI Passat TDI Beetle TDI

2015 76

NHTSA adds rearview video systems to list of recommended safety technologies to encourage broader use

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will add rearview video systems to its list of recommended features under its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). As we’ve seen with other features in the past, adding rearview video systems to our list of recommended safety features will encourage both automakers and consumers to consider more vehicles that offer this important technology.

2013 76

Grim First: Air Pollution Makes Top 10 List Of Disease Risk Factors

Green Car Reports

According to the 2010 Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) Study published this month in The Lancet, high blood pressure, tobacco smoke, and alcohol abuse are the world's most dangerous risk factors for disease. Among the other top-ten items on that grim list, we also find air pollution -- largely ambient particulate matter

2012 83

Electric cars dominate EPA list of the most efficient vehicles

Green Cars News

A new 2013 Fuel Economy Guide published by the US’ Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) places the new Scion iQ EV model at the top of the pack, with a economy rating of 121 mpge (the e stands for ‘equivalent’ [.].

2012 73

Toyota Tops List Of Green Brands, VW & Honda Close Behind

Green Car Reports

Toyota has had a bumpy ride the past couple of years, thanks in no small part to a high-profile series of safety recalls. To make matters worse, its popular Prius was recently lost its #1 spot on the EPA's list of fuel-efficient cars. But not to worry: the automaker just landed atop a different list, and it's now the greenest brand in the world

2011 54

Mitsubishi Motors North America adds AeroVironment to authorized list of charger suppliers

Green Car Congress

as an additional authorized and approved nationwide supplier of EV home charging systems, on-site installation services and support for the 2012 i-MiEV. AeroVironment’s turnkey solution includes its UL-listed home charging station, permit acquisition, installation, customer training, 24/7 customer service and a three-year warranty on both parts and installation labor. < —Yoichi Yokozawa, President & CEO of Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. /p>.

High fuel prices top list of motoring bugbears

Green Cars News

More than half (56 per cent) of all motorists would like to own a more efficient vehicle, according to new research by Autoglass, though whether they will actually make it to the showrooms remains unanswered. In a new study by OnePoll commissioned by the vehicle glass repair firm to mark its 40th birthday, it’s revealed [.]. Green credentials fuel price

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Ikea tops list of popular London charging points

Green Cars News

An Ikea store in north London, was the most popular place for charging an electric car in the whole of the Source London Network during August, electric vehicle charging specialist POD Point has revealed. PODDrivers took advantage of over 157 hours of charging time across 32 POD Poi nts in Source London network during August, [.].

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IBM releases fifth annual Next Five in Five list of near-term significant innovations; personalized routing for commuting/transportation makes the cut

Green Car Congress

IBM unveiled the fifth annual “Next Five in Five”—a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years. Also on the list of five is the arrival of advanced batteries, including air batteries (e.g.,

2010 96

List of Vehicles at NAIAS Electric Avenue Exhibit Released

All Cars Electric

This years NAIAS in Detroit, Michigan will feature a return of the EcoXperience driving exhibit which allows show goers the chance to drive "green" vehicles of the future. This exhibit will feature "green" cars of today and tomorrow. The lineup of vehicles include some In addition, the show will feature a new exhibit called "Electric Avenue."

“Greener Aviation” Technologies and Alternative Fuels Head AIAA List of Top 10 Emerging Aerospace Technologies

Green Car Congress

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ( AIAA ) has released its first annual list of top emerging aerospace technologies. Alternative Fuels, including biofuels, as promoted by the FAA’s Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI), and the recent FAA grant to the X Prize Foundation to spur development of renewable aviation fuels and technologies.

2009 60

Nissan adds another city to list of partners

Green Cars News

Last week it was Orlando (see article) and this week it is the turn of the city of Houston to enter into an agreement with Nissan to advance zero emission mobility. An announcement was made at the Houston stop of the Nissan LEAF zero emissions tour as the build up continues towards the launch of the [.].

2010 41

Think Releases List of Top 15 Cities Ready For EVs in U.S.

All Cars Electric

The list goes on, but one of How do you find out if the city that you live in is ready for the electric car revolution? Well there are several ways. Search for the nearest charging station in your area, contact local utilities and ask about rates for charging vehicles during off peak hours, find out if your area has smart meters coming soon.

2010 40

Tesla Model S Added to List of Battery Swap Capable EVs

All Cars Electric

According to Donoughe, the Model S is designed to be capable of battery swapping. Michael Donoughe recently resigned as Tesla Motors engineering chief, but he did not leave quietly. On his way out, he revealed information about the upcoming Model S that has not been publicized before. Donoughe admitted that the Model S engineering, "Is

List of debutants for 2010 Detroit Motor Show

Green Cars News

With three weeks left before the event begins, Doug Fox, chairman of the 2010 show stated that more reveals are likely in the build up to Press [.]. The North American International Auto Show (often referred to as the Detroit Motor Show) is shaping up to be another scintillating event with an estimated 40 new car unveilings.

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Israel plans to end internal combustion car sales by 2030

Green Car Reports

Add Israel to the list of countries planning to ban sales of cars that run on gasoline and diesel fuel. The Jewish state, however, has put internal combustion engines on a shorter leash than most other countries that have announced such plans. By 2030, the Israeli Energy Ministry announced on Tuesday, cars and trucks that run on gasoline or diesel

2018 87

Electric Vehicle Parts

Electric Cars are for Girls

List of electric vehicle parts, with explanations, that Paul used in his $2200 VW Bug conversion

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VW confirms it’s planning for solid-state batteries by 2025

Green Car Reports

The list of potential virtues for solid-state tech, which would replace the polymer/gel electrolyte commonly used in lithium-ion cells with a solid one, is impressive: a longer driving range; smaller packaging; Batteries battery pack solid-state cellSolid-state batteries sometimes sound a bit like the missing link that would punt electric vehicles soundly into mainstream acceptance.

2018 87

EV selection worldwide

Electric Cars are for Girls

This is the most comprehensive list of electric cars for sale I've seen yet! It's international, and covers past, present, future, American, European.awesome. Thank you, Jeroen

2008 181

Top 7 Best, Classy and Fastest Electric Cars In Today?s World

DIY Electric Car

Instead of being dependent on gas, cars make use of electricity that can power your vehicle. For instance, you have battery life and even ugly designs of the past. You might be wondering what made Chevy Volt in our list of 10 fastest electric cars today?

2017 164

Spectacular #YearOfJoe Comes To Breathtaking Finish As #YearOfJoe2 Kicks Off With A Bang!

Creative Greenius

Greetings Creative Greenius Readers, A little more than a year ago I was fried to a crispy, nasty edge and ready to commit homicide with any number of potential victims in my sights – if I didn’t do myself in first from a stroke or a heart attack. More so as I’ve learned not to feel guilty about any of it. How is that even possible for the first born son of a Jewish Italian father and an Irish Catholic mother?

2018 163

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for September 2018

Green Car Reports

This month's best deals list includes a newcomer among plug-in hybrids. Our partners at CarsDirect.com, now focus the list of best deals on models that are widely available, not "compliance cars" available only in token quantities in select locations. That could be a great thing for buyers who want the best deal along with the latest technologies.

2018 73

Colorado moves to follow California's low-emissions air-quality rules

Green Car Reports

Colorado has added its name to the list of 12 states that follow California's tighter emissions standards. Governor John Hickenlooper directed Colorado's Air Quality Control Commission to begin the legal process of bringing the state into the coalition of those that follow California's air quality. Chalk up one more state in California's column.

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Best deals on hybrid, plug-in and electric cars for August 2018

Green Car Reports

As always, our list of deals comes from our partners at CarsDirect. This month, they have focused on deals available nationwide and on cars that are more shoppers can find (unlike, for example, the VW e-Golf, of. This month, green-car buyers can find some screaming deals. These aren't just local programs or restricted to California buyers, either.

2018 54

Guide for Small EV Conversions?

Electric Cars are for Girls

Is there a guide to converting a small car to electric, and a complete parts list of the needed hardware? I want to learn how, but I need help to know

Which Tesla Model 3 would you order or have you ordered? Twitter poll results

Green Car Reports

Bragging rights don't rank high on the priority lists of Green Car Reports readers. At least, they don't if you consider the number of our Twitter respondents who hope to buy a Performance version of the Tesla Model 3. In the results of our latest Twitter poll, which asked the question: "Which Tesla Model 3 would you order or have you ordered,".

2018 53

2018 Nissan Leaf teaser: electric car will 'amaze your senses'

Green Car Reports

With the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car due to be unveiled to the world in Japan on September 6, the company continues to release bits and pieces of teaser information. Yesterday, Nissan issued a video promoting a list of the new model's features.

2017 83

Tesla Model 3 Performance awd built, 2019 Honda Insight, 2018 Kia Niro hybrid, another state joins California: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which state added its name to the list of those following California's tighter emissions regulations? What hybrid car aced the battery of crash tests inflicted by the IIHS? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 22, 2018. Friday, we examined a conservative poll, funded and

2018 44

Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid discontinued for 2017 model year

Green Car Reports

You can scratch one model off the list of hybrids available in the U.S. The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid will be discontinued for the 2017 model year, marking the end of the line for Subaru's first production hybrid car. The rest of the Crosstrek lineup will continue with minor changes as Subaru prepares redesigned Impreza and Crosstrek models for

2016 78

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for March 2018

Green Car Reports

DON'T MISS: Lexus lowers hybrid prices a lot to cut premium over gasoline Our list of deals for March, courtesy of. Not a lot has changed since last month: Buyers continue to move from passenger sedans to crossovers and trucks, and gasoline remains relatively cheap. That means you can pick up some bargains fuel-efficient and electrified vehicles. Diesels Plug-In Hybrids Fuel Economy plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 63

Need an "Electric Car Conversion" Manual

Electric Cars are for Girls

I have a small delivery company and wanna try to convert one of our trucks , a 1997 Ford F150 , into an electric truck. I have a list of what I

2008 89

Bradford: Twelve Years A Failure – His Reason To Kill CCAs

Creative Greenius

First admit what a failure you were in your own personal efforts of launching a Community Choice power program where you live. And finally, try to kill the Community Choice power program for anyone else with the skills and abilities to do what you are not capable of.

2014 240

When will Tesla Model 3 all-wheel-drive, lower-range models be available?

Green Car Reports

As Tesla ramps up production of the Model 3 and continues to deliver cars to its long list of reservation holders, many buyers are wondering when they will be able to configure Model 3s with "D" all-wheel drive or with the smaller base battery pack.

2018 58

EPA's 'Top Fuel Sippers' Don't Use Fuel: They're Electric Cars

Green Car Reports

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a list of top "fuel sippers," compiled from its fuel-economy ratings. But none of them actually use any fuel at all. Published on the EPA's Fueleconomy.gov website, the list includes. The U.S. That's because they're all electric cars. DON'T MISS: What Is MPGe Anyway? What Is Efficiency For Electric Cars? Green EPA EPA Ratings MPGe plug-in cars

2015 84

UK release this week

Revenge of the Electric Car

in Dolby surround sound, of course! For a complete list of screenings and to buy tickets, click here

2012 130

VW targets Tesla with both barrels, views electric-car maker as important rival

Green Car Reports

The list of people and companies who want to be or want to make the "Tesla Fighter" is long and storied. Volkswagen has had some good things to say about the California-based electric-car maker, but it's also been working to take on the world's most lauded EV company. During a panel discussion in Germany last week, VW CEO Matthias Müller made. VW VW Group plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Matthias Muller

2017 66

Electric-Car Sales Surge In South Korea, Supported By Subsidies

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars are very regional right now, globally as well as within the United States. Norway, for instance, has seen electric-car sales soar because it offers financial incentives and other benefits that aren''t available to drivers of vehicles with combustion engines.

EPA Expands VW Diesel Probe To Audi, Porsche V-6s; All Diesels To Be Tested

Green Car Reports

Amidst a growing list of probes into Volkswagen's diesel-emission cheating scandal, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expanding its investigation to cover additional diesel engines used in VW Group vehicles. The original admission by the company that it used a software "defeat device" to circumvent emission controls in real-world use. emissions EPA TDI VW Group

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