Rumormill: Porsche Goes Green with New 36 MPG Blu Edition 911

Porsche’s next special edition will be a low-emissions, low-mass, and low-tech entry level 911 dubbed “the Blu Edition” as a follow-up to its recent recognition for green-tech leadership and the success of its sold-out Panamera hybrid.

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Cleantechnica Takes on the Myth that Electric Cars Aren't That Green

One of the most common myths associated with electric cars is that they’re no more “green” than gas cars, once “all the variables are considered”. The first problem with that type of thinking is that most studies fail to determine what, exactly, all the variables are. The second problem is that, even once you find a great majority of the variables, you can still flub the basic math.

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China Tells Polluters: Clean Up Your Act, or Face THE DEATH PENALTY!

AWESOMESAUCE!! The Chinese government just issued a new judicial interpretation that will allow courts to issue harsher punishments for environmental crimes, and reports coming out of Chinese news agencies is that THE DEATH PENALTY could be handed down for the most serious offenses against the environment.

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2014 Tata Nano Debuts, CNG Model Tags Along

From a visual perspective, the 2014 Tata Nano is distinguished by tastefully-applied chrome trim and a new rear bumper with sporty mesh inserts. The new Nano can also be “optioned up” with four personalization kits that add features like a contrasting-color roof, body graphics, alloy wheels, and sporty-looking body kit. Under the hood, a new bi-fuel engine cuts emissions and operating costs … will that be enough?

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Volvo's New i-ART VEA Diesels Turn V8s into Dinosaurs

By featuring pressure feedback from each fuel injector instead of using a traditional single pressure sensor in the common rail, i-ART makes it possible to continuously monitor and adapt fuel injection per combustion in each of the four cylinders … it’s cleaner and more powerful, but will it finally sound the death knell of the V8?

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Lancia Launches Eco-chic Website for New Bi-fuel Models

Italian carmaker Lancia re-launches the eco-chic website. The updated site features an animated LPG FAQ section highlighting the unique qualities of the clean-burning fuel, and shows off the brand’s bi-fuel, ultra low emissions, LPG lineup up luxury cars w/ 900 mi range!

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Chicago 2013 – Ford 1.0L Ecotec Engine Exposed

Ford had its carry-on capable, 1.0L Ecoboost engine on display at this year’s Chicago Auto Show, along with the new high-mpg Fiesta it’s set to go into.

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