Originally posted on CleanTechnica The auto industry has performed an amazing about-face in less than a decade, shifting its focus from gas-guzzling SUVs to fuel-sipping hybrids and gas-free electric vehicles. That has made earning accolades like the World Green Car of the Year all the more important, and this time around the winner is the […]
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The Audi A3 e-tron, BMW i3, Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit, and Volkswagen Golf were tapped as this year’s Green Car of the Year finalists.
We’re big fans of the electric BMW i3 and i8 models, so we’re happy to announce that the 2014 BMW i3 electric is the 2014 World Green Car of the year!
LOS ANGELES, California, November 22, 2013 (ENS) – The Honda Accord has been chosen as the Green Car of the Year® 2014, but this year the award goes not to just one model but three: the Accord, Accord Hybrid, and Accord Plug-In Hybrid. “Green Car…
The world automotive press has been lavishing praise upon the Tesla Model S for most of the past year, and plenty of magazines and news outlets have awarded their most prestigious awards on the Model S. Well Tesla CEO Elon Musk can add another feather to his cap, as the Model S was awarded the World Green Car of the Year award.
Nope, it’s not the Tesla Model S, lauded as CAR of the year (not just green) by everyone from Motor Trend to…many more. The award for Green Car of the Year came with a few caveats-primarily sales volume. Green Car Journal Editor Ron Cogan was adamant that this award be given to the car likely to get the most wheels to the ground. Sales volume matters a lot when determining which car will have the most significant impact in reducing CO2.
The 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show is just a few weeks away. So are the 2012 Green Car of the Year awards. Many big names are in contention this year sporting a wide range of technologies including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and electric vehicles. So who are this year’s contenders? Click the jump to find out.
Audi of America President Johan de Nysschen accepting the Green Car of the Year Award for the Audi A3 TDI [social_buttons] At last year’s LA Auto Show, the Volkswagen Jetta TDI rather surprisingly beat out many non-diesel contenders to win the title of 2009 Green Car of the Year. And, if I were a betting […]
[social_buttons] Considering the fact that diesel cars have been nearly non-existent in the US for the last decade, the Green Car Journal’s choice of the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI as the Green Car of the Year comes as a bit of a surprise — especially because its competition included two hybrids, and a Smart fortwo.