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2013-11-21 12:21:56

Green Car Journal Reveals Winner During LA Auto Show® Press Days LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After giving heavy consideration to each of the five finalists nominated for the Green Car of the Year(®) program, Green Car Journal named the 2014 Honda Accord winner of its prestigious award for 2014. This award honors the 2014 Accord model in all its iterations, including the Accord, Accord Hybrid, and Accord Plug-In. The announcement was made live from the LA Auto...

2013-10-17 12:21:32

Green Car Journal to Reveal Winner at LA Auto Show® Press Days LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Car Journal has identified its five finalists for the magazine's high-profile 2014 Green Car of the Year(®) program. The five 2014 models include the Audi A6 TDI, BMW 328d, Honda Accord, Mazda3, and Toyota Corolla. These five finalists are also honored as Green Car Journal's "Top 5 Green Cars for 2014" and earn the magazine's "Green Car Product of Excellence" honors. An...

2013-04-21 23:01:19

MyPerfectAutomobile has fresh updates from the ongoing Shanghai Auto Show, plus a roundup of this past week´s automotive awards, which included the Lotus Evora Hybrid winning the SAE Tech honors, and Ford´s Fusion Hybrid being named Canada´s Green Car of the Year. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 Shanghai Auto Show Preview This week's Shanghai Auto Show features the debut of dozens of new cars from a variety of global automakers. Besides the much-anticipated Porsche...

2013-02-07 20:20:13

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest and support of green vehicles are growing in leaps and bounds. In 2012, more eco-friendly vehicles arrived on the scene than in previous years. According to BusinessGreen.com, there were 11 models of electric and hybrid vehicles on the market last year, compared to only three in 2011. A primary objective of Honda, Toyota, Chevrolet, and other major carmakers was presenting green cars with superior fuel-efficiency to 2012 car-buyers....

2012-12-04 16:21:42

LA CROSSE, Wis., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Alternative energy and "green" vehicles have been making plenty of headway on the streets of the Midwest recently and there has been a new "King" crowned. The 2013 Ford Fusion was recently named the Green Car of the Year at the Los Angeles Auto Show and CarBuyersExpress.com carries this and many other models in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. The 2013 Ford Fusion offers five powertrain choices that include two EcoBoost engines, plus a hybrid...

2012-10-25 07:23:39

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Five exceptional vehicles have been named finalists for Green Car Journal's 2013 Green Car of the Year(®). For the eighth consecutive year, the Green Car of the Year will recognize and honor environmental leadership in the automotive field. The winner will be announced at a press conference during the LA Auto Show Press Days on Nov. 29. This year's finalists include the Dodge Dart Aero, Ford C-MAX, Ford Fusion, Mazda CX-5 SkyACTIV and the...

2011-11-09 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto enthusiasts can check out zAutos.com to see every vehicle debut and experience every historic auto industry moment that happens at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. As a leading provider of auto news, zAutos prides itself on giving viewers timely information on the most critical topics in the automotive industry, including green technology, new vehicle debuts, and current automotive trends. This is exactly why zAutos will be a key part...

2011-10-24 08:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Car Journal announced its five finalists for the 2012 Green Car of the Year® award today. For the seventh consecutive year, the Green Car of the Year® honors environmental leadership in the automotive field, with the winner being announced during a press conference at the Los Angeles Auto Show Press Days on Nov. 17. This year's five finalists include the 2012 Ford Focus Electric, 2012 Honda Civic Natural...

2011-04-21 10:10:00

NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show, the Chevrolet Volt was declared the 2011 World Green Car*. The Chevrolet Volt was chosen from an initial entry list of twelve (12) new vehicles from all over the world, then a short list of ten, then three finalists: the Chevrolet Volt, the BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Edition and the Nissan Leaf. "The selection of the Volt as the World Green Car is a...

2011-04-21 09:59:00

NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 Chevrolet Volt was named 2011 World Green Car of the Year at the New York Auto International Auto Show. "The selection of the Volt as the World Green Car is a further proof point of the fuel-efficient technologies that are now being offered by the Chevrolet brand around the world," said Rick Scheidt, vice president of Chevrolet marketing. "This award, and the others that have preceded it, validate the efforts of the development team to...