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    AAA says Tesla Model S is the best green car available

    AAA has released its 2014 Green Car Guide (PDF), a 140-page document that discusses what it means to be green, how to be a greener driver, how to shop for green cars, what choices are available and what green cars are on the horizon. Most importantly, the guide evaluates and ranks 83 different ...

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    Los Angeles: Honda Accord Hybrid and PHEV win 2014 Green Car of the Year

    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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    By The Numbers: September 2013: Prius Sales Drop Proves To Be Bellwether Edition

    Could the loss of Labor Day make that big of a difference in green-car sales? That's what some folks will likely be asking now that we know that September sales of hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery-electric vehicles and diesels came in below 2012 figures. The drop off between September 2012 ...

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    Official: Tesla Model S wins 2013 World Green Car of the Year

    The automotive journalist judges behind the World Green Car of the Year apparently with the overwhelming majority of AutoblogGreen readers, as they've just named the Tesla Model S their winner. We don't yet know what the official ballots were, but our informal poll had the Tesla beating the other ...

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    Video: Watch Audi's R8 E-Tron quickly and quietly round the 'Ring in 8:09

    Silent but deadly fast. The Audi R8 E-Tron may set the record for a production EV on the Nurbürgring in June, but the video of Marcus Winkelhock won't win any awards for its sound track. During the eight minutes, nine seconds of driving, the car offers hardly any sound. Gone is the thunder ...

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    LA 2010: Chevy Volt wins 2011 Green Car of the Year title

    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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    Toyota iQ wins UK Green Car award

    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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    Better Place, Coulomb win Edmund's Green Car Breakthrough award

    Several potential recipients lined up for first ever Green Car Breakthrough Award. Those in contention for the award included automakers such as Nissan, General Motors and Ford as well as several companies that are pioneers in the electric vehicle industry like Better Place and ...

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    Rumormill: Mercedes developing super-eco car to take on BMW Mega City

    Mercedes-Benz is throwing everything at the small car game in what appears to be a bid to keep up with BMW, with BMW working to keep up with/stay ahead of Audi, when Audi was only trying to catch up to BMW in the first place. The Audi A1 was developed with the Mini in mind, now BMW is reportedly ...

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    Ten green cars to remember from the last 100 years

    Today is the very last day of the year. And guess what? This is the very last post you'll see on AutoblogGreen in 2009. Fret not, green car aficionados, there will be fresh new material to keep us all interested in 2010, but let's take a minute to look back. Not just on the last decade, but on ...

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    SURVEY SAYS: 88% of Americans believe hybrid leadership is crucial to U.S. - Do you?

    We Americans want hybrid leadership. We want to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Trouble is, most of us aren't willing to pay for it. Johnson Controls surveyed 2,309 adults on all matters hybrid, and it found that 84% of Americans believe the government should support the advancement of hybrid ...

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    World Green Car of the Year nominees announced; AutoblogGreen plays special role

    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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    Survey Says: German women want green cars

    What's the most important aspect to consider when purchasing a new car? For German women, the answer is the same as it is for nearly everyone else: safety and security. In fact, 97 percent of respondents in a recent survey pointed to security as the most vital auto need. The next most important ...

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    AutoblogGreen on the Radio

    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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    Will the Real Green Car Advocate Please Stand Up?

    Both Senators McCain and Obama have expressed support towards the development of alternative fuel and vehicle technologies - but which candidate has the best green car platform? The Christian Science Monitor brought together five clean energy experts to assess each candidate's platform. Here's ...

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    KBB goes Green, awards Top Green Cars of 2008

    What are the best green cars available to consumers in 2008? The Toyota Prius certainly springs to mind, and that model is in fact KBB's top choice in their new Top Green Cars of 2008 list. Six of KBB's top ten choices are hybrids, which is not surprising given their comparatively low fuel ...

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    Painting Your Car Green May Eliminate Bird Poo

    A new study conducted by a Zurich insurance company gives new meaning to the benefits of owning a green car. In a survey that examined the color of vehicles to frequency of bird droppings, results showed that owners of green cars were less likely to find bird poo stains (86%) compared to owners of ...

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    Further proof that blue is the new green

    Marketing company JWT recently proclaimed that blue would be taking over from green as the new color for the environmental crowd to get behind. Naming trends seem to support this theory, with BlueTec and BlueMotion both highlighting clean diesel technology. Now, DuPont is reporting that the color ...

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    Ford: Green cars could look like sexy science projects

    Some see the success of the Toyota Prius, compared to such competitors as the Civic Hybrid, as proof that green cars need to look different from their normal siblings. While it may be a bit early on in the game to make this assessment, Ford's North American director of car design, Pat Schiavone, ...

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    Hey, guys! Survey says a green car will help you with the ladies

    Daryl Hannah prefers guys with green carsWe've been covering Challenge X since we first started our blogging careers, but we somehow missed the results of an extremely interesting survey which was conducted by the group of college students. The survey focused on green automobiles and society's view ...


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