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    Los Angeles: Honda Accord Hybrid and PHEV win 2014 Green Car of the Year
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    There was never a chance for a pure electric vehicle to win the 2014 Green Car of the Year – that's because the editors of didn't nominate one. Out of the five-car list of finalists, the many variants of the Honda Accord drove away with the win at the LA Auto Show. The also-rans include ...

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    2013 Green Car of the Year finalists announced [w/poll]
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    Ladies and Gentlemen, your finalists for the 2013 Green Car of the Year: the Dodge Dart Aero, Ford C-Max and Fusion, Mazda CX-5 and Toyota Prius C. The list runs the gamut of fuel-efficient powertrains, from hybrids and plug-ins to high-mileage gas burners. The Fords, for example, make the list in ...

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    Los Angeles: 2012 Green Car of the Year winner is the Honda Civic Natural Gas
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    The 2012 Green Car of the Year award was snagged from the electric and diesel jaws of its competitors by the Honda Civic Natural Gas. In a year full of standard gasoline powertrain alternatives, the Civic beat out the Ford Focus Electric, Mitsubishi i, Toyota Prius V and the Volkswagen Passat ...

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    Green Car of the Year Award finalists include diesel, hybrid, natural gas, electric
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    2008: Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid 2009: Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2010: Audi A3 TDI 2011: Chevrolet Volt (pictured) Those are the past winners of the Green Car of the Year award, given out each year at the LA Auto Show by Green Car Journal. The five finalists for the 2012 award were ...

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    Vauxhall Ampera snags 2011 Green Car of the Year title from What Car?
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    The Vauxhall Ampera, a vehicle that General Motors describes as Europe's only "zero range anxiety" electric, has been named the Green Car of the Year 2011 by What Car?, one of the UK's leading consumer-focused motoring magazine. What Car? Editor-In-Chief, Chas Hallett states:

    The Vauxhall ...

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    LA 2010: Chevy Volt wins 2011 Green Car of the Year title
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    Joel Ewanick, VP, U.S. Marketing for General Motors, and the Chevy Volt with the Green Car of the Year Award
    The Chevrolet Volt drove off with the 2011 Green Car of the Year Award at the LA Auto Show this morning, beating out tough competition from the Nissan Leaf and ending a two-year diesel ...

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    RenDiesel-fueled Audi A3 TDIs complete 1,000-mile Green Car of the Year Tour
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    2010 Audi A3 TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Rentech's synthetic RenDiesel, a biodegradable fuel made by gassifying biomass, presented no problems for the pair of Audi A3 TDI's that participated in Green Car Journal's 1,000-mile long 2010 Green Car of the Year Tour. In fact, ...

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    2010 Green Car of the Year finalists announced
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    Green Car of the Year finalists – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Green Car Journal has chosen its five candidates for the 2011 Green Car of the Year Award. Competition is fierce this time around with both the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt nabbing nods. While those two have been ...

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    Synthetic diesel to fuel pair of Audi A3s during Green Car of the Year Tour
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    2010 Audi A3 TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi's A3 TDI took home the 2010 Green Car of the Year award. Green Car Journal jurors appreciated the A3's, "rakish styling, upscale appointments, and 42 mpg highway fuel efficiency – a 50 percent improvement over the gasoline ...

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    Toyota iQ wins UK Green Car award
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    2011 Scion iQ – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Over in the UK, the Environmental Transport Association (ETA) has announced its 2010 Green Car Awards (to our knowledge this is not affiliated in any way with the Green Car of the Year presented by Green Car Journal) and gave the Toyota ...

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    Five EVs, one hydrogen car, one PHEV named as finalists for 2010 Green Car Vision Award
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    Audi A3 TDI - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Audi A3 TDI was named Green Car Journal's 2010 Green Car of the Year yesterday, and the magazine is already looking ahead to next month, when the Green Car Vision Award will be announced at the Washington Auto Show at the end of January. ...

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    2010 Green Car of the Year finalists - three hybrids, two diesels - announced
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    Mercury Milan Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery of GCOTY finalists
    Last year, Volkswagen's Jetta TDI was named the 2009 Green Car of the Year at the LA Auto Show, which means that the Volkswagen Golf TDI has a bit of baggage if it wants to try and win the 2010 award. Regardless, ...

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    International Car of the Year announces Earth, Wind & Power Awards
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    Another green car of the year award, huh? In what seems to be an emerging trend, the International Car of the Year jury will add the Earth, Wind & Power (EWP) trophy for both cars and trucks to its current stable of awards. We've just gotten an early look at the models that are eligible for the ...

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    World Green Car of the Year nominees announced; AutoblogGreen plays special role
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    It's that time of the year again. Last year, BMW managed to snag the top honors for World Green Car of the Year with its little 118d, beating out stiff oil-burning competition from Volkswagen and smart in the process. Might we get an electric winner for 2009? That seems possible now that we've ...

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    LA 2008: Green Car of the Year is the Volkswagen Jetta TDI
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Green Car of the Year
    digg_url = 'http://digg.com/environment/VW_Jetta_TDI_named_Green_Car_of_the_Year'; 8:45 am - So, the choices for the 2009 Green Car of the Year are: BMW 335d Ford Fusion hybrid Saturn Vue 2 Mode hybrid Smart ...

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    POLL: 2009 Green Car of the Year finalists announced
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    The editors at Green Car Journal have announced their picks to succeed the Chevy Tahoe hybrid as the Green Car of the Year. The five finalists for 2009 cover all the bases including hybrid, diesel and really small. The vehicles up for the award include the Ford Fusion hybrid, the Saturn Vue 2 Mode ...

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    AutoblogGreen on the Radio
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    Listen in to a fascinating conversation that took place yesterday on green car politics, featured on the radio show, "Your Call." (KALW, 91.7 FM, San Francisco, CA). The show gave me a chance to discuss some of my research on "The Clean Car Movement," and also featured Meghan Sinott (Organizer for ...

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    Mercedes-Benz E320 wins World Green Car award
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    The Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec today was named 2007 World Green Car. The E320 beat out the BMW Hydrogen 7 and the Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion for the honor. The initial entry list had 14 contenders, including the Saab 9-5 BioPower flex-fuel, Fiat Panda, Citroen C2 Stop & Start and Subaru R1e. ...

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    ABG POLL RESULTS: You choose the World Green car of the year
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    In a recent story on the finalists for the World Green Car of the Year, we added a poll allowing you express your opinion. In addition to the official finalists, the VW Polo BlueMotion, BMW Hydrogen 7, Mercedes E320 BlueTec, we threw in the new Smart ForTwo and the perennial favorite Toyota Prius. ...

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