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Hyundai-Kia, Honda, Toyota Are America's Greenest Automakers, But All Are Improving

Hyundai-Kia, Honda, Toyota Are America's Greenest Automakers, But All Are Improving

A new study of America's top eight automakers finds Asian brands to be the greenest of the bunch, while Detroit brands earn the lowest marks. However, all eight companies have shown dramatic improvement, over the past decade and a half. ALSO SEE: Google Debuts Its First Autonomous Car: Is This The... read more

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2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Ford Named 'Green Marketer Of The Year'

Earlier this week, we told you about Nielsen's first-ever "Green Marketer of the Year" award and about the five automakers the research firm had named as finalists... read more November 19, 2010 by  1


 
Zipcar

Starting Tomorrow: Zipcar Launches Month-Long 'Low-Car Diet' Challenge

If you live in an urban area, you've probably fantasized about ditching your car. It's to be expected, given all the traffic and construction detours and clueless pedestrians... read more September 13, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

Blue Oval Gets A Little Greener

We talk a lot about green rides here at TCC -- in fact, the HighGearMedia family boasts several sites that rank eco-friendliness among their top priorities. But as interested... read more June 16, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

Ford Encourages Dealers To Go Green, Offers To Tell Them How (For A Fee)

Like a lot of corporations, Ford Motor Company understands the value of going green, and the automaker is now encouraging its dealers to get onboard with energy conservation... read more February 15, 2010 by  0


 
Ford Custom Graphics

Coming Soon: Ford's Custom Graphics For Cars & Trucks

Aftermarket customization is nothing new: for decades, proud car owners have made use of special accessories and paint jobs to distinguish their rides. But thanks to... read more December 21, 2009 by  0


 
The Great Wall of China

China To Subsidize Green Rides For Consumers, Public Transit

China is in a curious position. Its auto market is very big, and it's positioned to get much, much bigger, but the Chinese government doesn't want the country's automakers to... read more December 11, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

News In Brief: Tesla Plays Climate Change Card In Copenhagen

The international Convention on Climate Change is making headlines this week, so it's no surprise that EV startup Tesla and its spotlight-friendly CEO, Elon Musk, are taking... read more December 8, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Honda Civic

Honda Retools New Product Lineup, Boosts Profit Estimates

Honda's reputation as a manufacturer of green automobiles is about to get a little greener: the company is retooling much of its product line, including the popular Honda... read more October 27, 2009 by  0


 
2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

Video: Volkswagen Launches 'The Fun Theory' Campaign

Speaking of marketing campaigns, DDB Stockholm recently launched an interesting one for Volkswagen called "The Fun Theory". The campaign encourages people to alter lazy... read more October 13, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Jaguar XJ Limo-Green Concept leak

Jaguar Debuts Plug-In Hybrid 'Limo-Green' Concept

Hot on the heels of Fisker's announcement about fuel efficiency for its Karma sedan comes word of a new luxury vehicle from Jaguar that bears a few technological similarities... read more September 11, 2009 by  10


 
Special BEV Ford Focus for Jay Leno

Ford Builds Special Focus EV For Jay Leno's New Show

The Jay Leno Comedy Show doesn't debut until next week, but details have already emerged about the program's "Green Car Challenge" (an eco-friendly version of Top Gear's... read more September 9, 2009 by  1


 
Jamie Lee Curtis is one of a select few chosen to lease a Honda FCX Clarity.

Honda Still Hopes To Meet FCX Clarity Goals

Since the Honda FCX Clarity hydrogen fuel cell vehicle launched over a year ago, it's gotten a good bit of coverage here at TCC, even though there are only about 10 models on... read more September 9, 2009 by  0


 
I Drive Green racecar

Jean Paul Libert & Nelson Philippe Teach You To Drive Green

Hypermilers, eco-enthusiasts, and speed demons take note: racers Jean Paul Libert and Nelson Philippe are here to make your day a little brighter. They've devised a new... read more August 26, 2009 by  0


 
Parking lot

Free Parking Is Apparently Anything But Free

In The High Cost of Free Parking, Donald Shoup breaks down the real expense of free lots and garages (e.g. the kind at malls) and finds that they frequently run five figures... read more August 10, 2009 by  0


 
'Please Stop the Idling' rap, sponsored by Livable Streets Initiative

Not-So-Idle Kids Rap About Idling In Traffic

We're all about education here at TCC, and we think programs like the Livable Streets Initiative's "Street Films" project are pretty gosh darned awesome -- especially when... read more July 22, 2009 by  0


 
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