Browsing the "Green Car of the Year" Tag

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BMW i8 Named World Green Car Of The Year

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 […]

LA Auto Show: The Green Car Of The Year Is The 2013 Ford Fusion

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.

November 30th

2012 Green Car Of The Year Finalists Announced

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.

November 2nd

And the Green Car of the Year is… a Diesel. Again!

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 […]

December 3rd

VW Jetta TDI Gets Green Car of the Year Nod at LA Auto Show

[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.

November 20th