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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 […]

Henrik Fisker Out At Fisker Automotive

On Wednesday, founder and executive chairman of Fisker Automotive, Henrik Fisker, resigned from his position on the board of directors. According to an official response from Fisker himself, his resignation has to do with “several major disagreements” on “business strategy.” We wonder if this has anything to do with trying to find a Chinese investor…?

March 15th

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

Stuff I Want: Scion Pit Boss Cartel iQ

As you may recall from my thrilling and engrossing commentary a year ago, the then-new Scion iQ was my favorite car of the 2011 Chicago Auto Show. After spending several hours listening to GM flaks, checking out new Hyundais and Dodge Darts, and driving around in a Fiat 500, however, it looked like the year-old […]

February 11th

BMW’s New Diesel 116d Gets 54 MPG

[social_buttons] BMW has launched its greenest car yet! The 116d is 2.0-liter, four-cylinder diesel engine delivering 115hp and has a fuel consumption of 54 mpg. It is BMW’s most fuel-efficient and least polluting car yet, and only available in Europe.

January 12th