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2014-04-22 08:22:16

CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the leading online resource for buying and selling new and used vehicles, has released its annual list of the U.S. cities with the most eco-friendly car shoppers. Data is compiled based on car shopper searches on Cars.com for hybrid and electric cars. Based on the results from the list, car shoppers in California continue to be the most eco-conscious with seven of the top ten cities falling in the state. "With gas prices continuing to rise,...

2014-04-21 16:21:22

Toyota leads the industry with more than 2 million hybrid vehicles on the road NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventeen years ago, Toyota put the finishing touches on the very first Prius. It was the beginning of a revolution of green transportation that has taken over the world by storm, and to this day Toyota continues to lead the industry through its research by designing environmentally sustainable solutions for the road. In order to celebrate its ongoing commitment,...

2014-03-27 16:21:30

VANCOUVER, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - At a media breakfast and press conference hosted by the Vancouver International Auto Show this week, director Kevin Corrigan announced that the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) will be adding an all-new Green Car award category to its Canadian Car of the Year Awards program as of next year (2015). This prestigious new award is to be presented at next year's Vancouver International Auto Show. During his presentation, Kevin...

Hybrid Car Status Symbol Older Americans
2013-10-11 12:57:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While hybrid cars may not be as powerful as a muscle car or as dignified as a Rolls Royce, they are increasingly considered as something of a status symbol by people of a certain age. According to a new Baylor University study, many drivers aged 60 and older consider their hybrid car as a source of pride and prestige, in addition to being good for the environment. "If I want to pay $5 for a 'green' detergent or sponge, I'll know that...

2013-06-28 23:28:15

The desire of many consumers to drive electric and hybrid vehicles to save money and help the environment has driven manufacturers to produce more fuel-efficient vehicles. The staff at Car-Specials.com understands the ever-changing topography of the automotive industry, including the recent changes in industry standards for fuel economy, and has compiled a list of the Top Five Most Affordable Green Cars. Carmel, IN (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 With automakers being held to higher standards with...

2013-04-12 12:20:30

TORONTO, April 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ford Fusion hybrid today won the first annual Canadian Green Car Award. The award, selected by a panel of expert members of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, was announced at the Green Living Show, in Toronto. The competition aims to recognize vehicles with the potential for strong environmental benefits and to provide consumers with authoritative information about them. "We are extremely proud that the 2013 Ford Fusion hybrid...

2013-02-14 12:21:15

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Earth Energy Conservation, Inc., creator and manufacturer of The Firefly, its innovative electric Essential Services Vehicle (ESV), is proud to announce its association with four historically preeminent dealers on the East Coast: Malvese Equipment Co. in Hicksville, NY; Wilfred MacDonald Inc. in South Hackensack, NJ; Werres Corporation in Frederick, MD; and Carolina Industrial Equipment in Charlotte, NC. These companies not only have truly...

2012-12-06 12:20:29

DETROIT, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During the recent Los Angeles Auto Show, the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion was named Green Car Journal's 2013 Green Car of the Year® due to what the magazine's publisher, Ron Cogan, describes as its "game-on attitude." The Steel Market Development Institute, a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute, commends Ford Motor Co. on its accomplishment, as the vehicle incorporates a number of advanced steel technologies to meet the challenge of...

2012-11-05 12:20:14

NOVI, Mich., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino Trucks' 2013MY Class 5 195h diesel electric cab-over has been approved by the California Air Resources Board and is eligible for the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). HVIP is an incentive program created by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to accelerate the California deployment of hybrid and zero-emission medium and heavy-duty vehicles and vehicle technologies. The HVIP...

2012-10-25 15:20:16

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing effort to make the experience of a car rental in Los Angeles as exciting as possible, California Rent-A-Car has added a number of widely acclaimed vehicles to its roster. Specifically, the company will now be offering the Mini Cooper Roadster Convertible, the BMW 328i, the VW Beetle, the Audi A5, the Ford Explorer, and the VW Jetta. Together, these outstanding vehicles bring a great deal of additional automotive panache to...