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  • Road tripping in a Ford Fusion Energi PHEV

    Thu 8:59pm By Gary Witzenburg
    Filed under: Green, Ford, Green Driving, Electric, HybridAutoblogGreen's Gary Witzenburg takes a Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid on a long trip to Branson, and discovers a few things he likes, a few he doesn'tContinue reading Road tripping in a Ford Fusion…
  • Recharge Wrap-up: GM-SAIC-Wuling green car plant, UK extends Plug-in Car Grant

    Thu 7:00pm By John Beltz Snyder
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Plants/Manufacturing, GM, Car Buying, Transportation AlternativesEnterprise CarShare gets 40 parking spaces in Boston. GM joint venture is building a new energy vehicle plant in China. UK EV customers will continue to…
  • The tricky business of octane, power, and MPG

    Thu 3:58pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Green, Ford, GM, Emissions, Ethanol, Fuel EfficiencyHigher octane gas can allow for improved engine efficiency, but actually making such a widespread change in the US looks rather tricky.Continue reading The tricky business of octane, power, and…
  • Honda CR-Z refresh coming this fall

    Thu 2:46pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Design/Style, Green, Honda, Hatchback, Hybrid, PerformanceHonda is trying to keep the CR-Z vibrant in Japan with updated styling and improved technology for the interior. The tweaks hit the US version later this year.Continue reading Honda CR-Z…
  • Tesla Model S broke Consumer Reports' rating system

    Thu 12:30pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Green, Videos, Tesla, Car Buying, Sedan, ElectricThe 2015 Tesla Model S P85D did so well in Consumer Reports' test that the EV actually broke the ratings system. It was the highest-rated car CR has ever tested.Continue reading Tesla Model S broke…
  • Why gas is too cheap and yet still so expensive

    Thu 8:58am By Jonathon Ramsey
    Filed under: Etc., Green, Read ThisThe price of a barrel of crude oil is at its lowest level for this time of year since 2004. AAA says pump prices should be under $2 per gallon, but that's not the case.Continue reading Why gas is too cheap and yet still so…
  • Le Supercar hopes to be China's answer to Tesla

    Wed 8:15pm By Jonathon Ramsey
    Filed under: Green, China, Hatchback, Concept Cars, ElectricLeTV shows off the first sketches of its planned electric car, called Le* Car. Company founder Jia Yueting plans for his luxury offering to compete with Tesla.Continue reading Le Supercar hopes to be…
  • Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla store reboot, Jaguar "EV-Type" an electric F-Pace?

    Wed 7:00pm By John Beltz Snyder
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Rumormill, Jaguar, Mitsubishi, Tesla, Green Automakers, Electric, FutureConnecticut's EV incentives drive demand.The Mistubishi Outlander PHEV is scheduled for its US launch in May. Tesla is revamping stores for the Model…
  • Toyota's future fuel cell vehicle lineup revealed?

    Wed 5:03pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Green, Lexus, Toyota, Japan, Hybrid, HydrogenToyota isn't going to let its Olympic sponsorship go to waste. In time for the 2020 games in Tokyo, the company wants to have at least eight new vehicles ready, including three possibly powered by fuel…
  • Smart Fortwo Cabriolet coming to Frankfurt Motor Show

    Wed 3:14pm By Steven J. Ewing
    Filed under: Green, Frankfurt Motor Show, smart, Convertible, Hatchback, ElectricSmart USA officials confirmed that the new Fortwo Cabriolet will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. We'll see the Brabus and Electric Drive models next…
  • Ride-hailing firms can make pickups at Los Angeles airport

    Wed 1:33pm By Autoblog Staff
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Transportation AlternativesCompanies like Uber and Lyft can now pick people up at LAX, instead of just dropping them off.Continue reading Ride-hailing firms can make pickups at Los Angeles airportRide-hailing firms can…
  • California puts income limit on households that can get EV rebates

    Wed 11:31am By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Car Buying, Electric, Hybrid, HydrogenCalifornia now has an income limit to receive EV rebates, but critics want to see it reduced even further.Continue reading California puts income limit on households that can get EV…
  • Uber to work with U of A on mapping, self-driving cars

    Wed 8:57am By Autoblog Staff
    Filed under: Green, Transportation Alternatives, Emerging TechnologiesThe University of Arizona and Uber have announced a deal that will test self-driving cars in Tucson and will help build up better mapping software.Continue reading Uber to work with U of A…
  • There's a new Tesla Model S long-distance record: 452.8 miles

    Tue 8:31pm By Sebastian Blanco
    Filed under: Green, Videos, Tesla, Green Culture, ElectricAfter a long, slow day, two drivers in Europe took a Tesla Model S P85D over 452 miles on one charge.Continue reading There's a new Tesla Model S long-distance record: 452.8 milesThere's a new Tesla…
  • Recharge Wrap-up: Tommykaira ZZ soundtrack by Roland, Neste patents gasoline bio-blend

    Tue 6:54pm By John Beltz Snyder
    Filed under: Green, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Videos, Misc. Automakers, Alternative Fuels, Technology, ElectricThe Tommykaira ZZ offers a "spaceship" soundtrack. Neste uses its NEXBTL process to make cleaner gasoline. Genevieve Cullen has been named EDTA…
  • AquaMetals' $30M battery recycling plant breaks ground in Nevada

    Tue 5:30pm By Sebastian Blanco
    Filed under: Green, Plants/Manufacturing, TeslaA lead-acid battery recycling plant will be coming to the Tesla Gigafactory neighborhood soon, thanks to AquaMetals.Continue reading AquaMetals' $30M battery recycling plant breaks ground in NevadaAquaMetals' $30M…
  • Uber tests picking up passengers along specific routes

    Tue 2:16pm By Engadget
    Filed under: Green, Transportation AlternativesIn San Francisco, Uber is basically turning private cars into buses.Continue reading Uber tests picking up passengers along specific routesUber tests picking up passengers along specific routes originally appeared…
  • Working at Tesla let this female engineer be herself

    Tue 11:55am By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Green, Read This, Tesla, ElectricTesla engineer Erin Brooks writes about her journey to feel comfortable in a male-dominated profession in a fascinating article for Fortune. She is working to make sure the experience is better for young woman…
  • Toyota has now sold 8 million hybrids around the world

    Tue 8:57am By Jonathon Ramsey
    Filed under: Green, Toyota, HybridToyota declares it has sold 18 million hybrids since the first Prius went on sale in 1997.Continue reading Toyota has now sold 8 million hybrids around the worldToyota has now sold 8 million hybrids around the world originally…
  • First peek inside Hyundai's hybrid Prius fighter

    Mon 7:32pm By Sebastian Blanco
    Filed under: Green, Spy Photos, Hyundai, ElectricNew spy shots of an upcoming Hyundai hybrid due in 2017 (we think) show a vehicle that could also come in a battery-only model.Continue reading First peek inside Hyundai's hybrid Prius fighterFirst peek inside…
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