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    Official: ACEEE's greenest car for 2014 is Smart Fortwo electric, Tesla Model S just average

    Every year, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) looks into the soul of the American automobile market and figures out which vehicles are evil. This is how it comes up with a "meanest" vehicle rating. Wait, no, that's not right. In reality, ACEEE rates vehicles using ...

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    Official: Prius C tops ACEEE's greenest vehicle list, Ford "wins" for meanest

    Toyota can continue to be loved by the treehugger set, while Ford is making an appearance as Public Enemy #1 when it comes to going easy on the environment, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and its annual "greenest" and "meanest" list. ACEEE named the ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi i steals ACEEE's "Greenest" car of the year title from CNG Civic

    For the first time in ages, the Honda Civic Natural Gas is not the "greenest" car in the U.S. This year, it's the Mitsubishi i. At least, it is according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), which takes it upon itself to rank these sorts of things. The CNG-powered ...

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    GM displeased over Chevy Volt's poor Green Car Book ranking

    Getting 12th place on a list of the greenest vehicles of 2011 as evaluated by ACEEE for Chevy's Volt has got GM a little upset. To add insult to injury after the list came out, they got bumped to 13th place by the Mazda 2, which was inadvertently omitted due to a mistake in vehicle emissions ...

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    ACEEE names Honda Civic GX, Nissan Leaf Greenest Vehicles of 2011

    Last year, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranked the natural gas-burning Honda Civic GX as the greenest vehicle of 2010. Well, that CNG-fed Civic, which is only available in a handful of states, has topped the charts yet again. With a green score of 54, the Civic GX ...

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    CNG-fueled Honda Civic GX ranked #1 on ACEEE greenest vehicle list. Again

    When most Americans think of green cars from Honda, the models that typically come to mind are the Insight and Civic Hybrids, or maybe the FCX Clarity. Few think of the natural gas-fueled Civic GX, probably because not many have ever heard of it. One group that has heard of the GX is the American ...

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    Detroit News columnist Rex Roy: "Irrational greenies, hands off my V-8"

    Are we living in the twilight years of the V8 engine? It seems possible, considering that General Motors has already canceled their newest high-tech V8 engine program and Ford is planning on a switch to EcoBoost engines for their high-end vehicles. Even performance car stalwarts such as the Camaro, ...

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    ACEEE names 2008's Meanest and Greenest cars

    The sold-out Honda Civic GX and the Volkswagen Touareg both took top honors in annual lists announced today by the American Council for an energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The trouble for Volkswagen is that their vehicle topped the list of 2008's meanest vehicles while the Honda was named the ...

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    Top 12 Greenest and Meanest vehicles of 2007, as defined by ACEEE

    The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its annual list of greenest cars with the Honda Civic GX (powered by natural gas) at the top. Following the GX on the list are, in order, the Toyota Prius, the Honda Civic Hybrid, the Nissan Altima Hybrid and the Toyota Yaris. If ...

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    Plug-in hybrids v. conventional hybrids: New study shows benefits as well as losses

    This article in the Christian Science Monitor reports on a recent study conducted by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) which examines the environmental benefits and costs of a plug-in hybrid when compared to a conventional hybrid. According to their figures, the results ...

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    Move over Green, here comes Mean: Twelve Worst Polluters

    Previously we listed the 10 most environmentally-friendly vehicles as determined by Forbes magazine. Now we go to the smoggy side to find the 12 worst polluters. Our source, this time, is the Green Book issued by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Each year, the ACEEE ...


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