Do you have an interest in automotive journalism, environmental issues, sustainable transportation, and have your finger on the pulse of the auto industry? If so, maybe we should talk. This website is growing and in need of a couple freelance writers to post daily alternative-energy transportation focused news briefs. Opportunities for advancement for the right […]

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All the anxiety over which horribly-executed Chinese car would land in U.S. dealerships first appears to have been all for naught. Why? Volvo — owned by Chinese automaker Geely — will be the first manufacturer to offer a model assembled in China, and there’s a chance that its potential customers may barely notice. The car […]

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Having successfully completed redesigns on the compact Mazda3, mid-size Mazda6 and CX-5 SUV in the last few years, the company has revealed the results of its latest efforts. After seven model years in North America, the Mazda2 subcompact will be replaced by an all-new version, which although called a “2016,” will arrive early in calendar […]

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Today Consumer Reports announced a wide variety of vehicle manufacturers to its 2014 Top Picks list, with the Tesla Model S named “Best Overall,” meaning it is “the best all-around model” in its category. Since the Model S is considered best among all 10 categories of cars, light trucks, and SUVs Consumer Reports tests, this […]

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On Sunday at 7:30 a.m. Tesla Motors completed its 76.5-hour, 3,464.5-mile journey from Los Angeles to New York, arriving at the Big Apple’s City Hall. In doing so, the two 85-kwh Model S sedans encountered blizzards, a sand storm, freezing temperatures, and rain. “Road closures, detours and traffic delays as a result of the [Colorado] […]

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Last week Tesla’s design chief, Franz von Holzhausen revealed Tesla is consistent in its view of the BMW i3 city car, and said its own mass-market EV will be likely shown at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show in 2015. The report came via a German-language interview with Autobild.de, and it did not state when […]

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The Honda Accord has been named “Green Car of the Year” at the LA Auto show for the second time in three years. Not to be confused with the stellar 50mpg (city) Accord Hybrid or 115 MPGe Accord PHEV, this speaks of the entire lineup of midsized sedans that includes a V6 powertrain and passes […]

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BYD and the City of Lancaster announced yesterday the arrival of two BYD manufacturing facilities in Lancaster, California. BYD will begin operating an electric bus manufacturing facility and an Iron-Phosphate energy module (large-scale battery) manufacturing facility in the coming months. Both will be located in the California city of Lancaster. These mark the first manufacturing […]

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A new Propel Fuels gas station is opening for business on Ashlan Avenue in Fresno, Calif., offering California-sourced fuels. Propel said it is bringing locally-produced, low carbon fuels to drivers in Fresno through its innovative fueling station model — the Clean Mobility Center. The station, located at 4994 E. Ashlan Avenue, will be the first […]

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