Latest Green vehicle Stories

2014-09-19 08:21:20

CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DMV.com has released the results of their study on what influences drivers' purchasing decisions for hybrid or electric vehicles. "It is clear that there is a large and growing demand for green technology vehicles, but overall sales of these types of vehicles still represented less than 4% of the market in the US last year." says Jordan Perch, automotive and technology analyst for DMV.com. "We conducted a study of over 1,100 US drivers to...

2014-05-14 12:21:07

Experts to predict the gasoline price tipping point that will drive green car sales, Tuesday, May 20 LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 20, 2014 the Motor Press Guild (MPG), the largest automotive media association in North America, will hold a special event moderated by John O'Dell, senior editor for fuel efficiency and green vehicles at Edmunds.com. The event will take place on the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach where automotive industry experts will gather to discuss...

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...

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