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Expect to see greener Volkswagen, SAIC and FAW vehicles on Chinese roads in the future. The Volkswagen Group announced March 31 it will be cooperating more closely with its Chinese joint venture partners SAIC Motor Co. and First Automotive Works (FAW) Group in the field of forward-looking technologies. Joint declarations to that effect were signed […]

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Ford’s 2014 Fusion Hybrid and Toyota’s 2014 Lexus RX Hybrid were recognized as the best cars for the money in the hybrid cars and hybrid SUV scategories. Interestingly, General Motors’ 2014 Chevrolet Volt won not in a green category, but in the upscale midsize cars category. At a time of the year when various automotive […]

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The 2014 Green Car Technology Award will be awarded at the Washington Auto Show in Washington, D.C. later today. The 2014 Green Car Technology Award is Green Car Journal’s creation rewarding green technology. Finalists are known and include a wide array of technologies from U.S., European, and Asian auto manufacturers. “Advanced technology plays an increasingly […]

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Ford strongly believes in the use of analytics to help green both its cars and its operations. Not too far from where factory workers assemble Ford cars and trucks, analytics experts in the company’s Research and Innovation Center are said to be building something entirely different but equally important: complex mathematical models to help Ford […]

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A company focusing on getting out of automotive leases revealed hybrids and green vehicles leases are rising in popularity. Swapalease.com, describing itself as the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, offers insight into which car and truck lease segments are in demand based on year-over-year changes in inventory listings. Cars in the Green/Hybrid segment led all […]

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Kia is planning a number of green initiatives in 2013 as part of its commitment to put the environment at the forefront of its business operations – a pledge which the company said has now been in force for a decade. The focus will not just be on lowering the fuel consumption and tailpipe emissions […]

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Auto West BMW was awarded “The Most Sustainable BMW Dealership in the World” title at this year’s prestigious BMW Sales Excellence Award Ceremony, held at the iconic BMW Museum in Munich, Germany. This highly esteemed award recognizes dealerships worldwide who are paving the way for a greener future, while supporting BMW AG’s worldwide commitment to […]

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Sacramento will be the host of hybrid cars, EVs and many new green technologies as the Green California Summit and Exposition takes hold of the Californian city. On Thursday and Friday, State and Consumer Services Agency Secretary, Anna Caballero, will participate as co-chair of the 7th annual Green California Summit and Exposition at Sacramento’s Convention […]

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Two Canadians and a Toyota Prius PHV are competing in Monte Carlo at the world’s oldest and most prestigious green rally race, the Rallye Monte Carlo des Energies Nouvelles. The Toyota Prius PHV’s features will be put to the test in situations that simulate real world conditions in terms of fuel consumption and performance during […]

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