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2010 Detroit Auto Show: Lutz Lays Out (Some) GM Plug-In Plans

2010 Detroit Auto Show: Lutz Lays Out (Some) GM Plug-In Plans

Cleaning up a few odds and ends from last week's 2010 Detroit Auto Show brings us to General Motors' future product plans for plug-in hybrids. In the crush of reporters asking questions (known as the "scrum") after a GM announcement, a few more nuggets came to light. GM showed its striking and... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt dance, Los Angeles Auto Show, December 2009

2010 Chevy Volt Dance: Hey GM, We Want Our Bailout Back, Now

We don't use a lot of profanity here at the global GreenCarReports.com headquarters. But there were a whole bunch of horrified OMFGs floating around once we finally got to... read more December 14, 2009 by  9


 
Chelsea Sexton

2011 Chevy Volt Investment: How Does This Differ From the EV1?

Another day, another announcement in the series of carefully timed press releases on the 2011 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric car. In this case, it's the news that... read more December 7, 2009 by  13


 
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Hybrid Cars May Be Industry's Next High Profit Center

Is it possible that the auto industry has found it's latest Holy Grail? For a long time, the industry had relied on its pickup trucks and sports-utility vehicles (SUVs) as... read more December 3, 2009 by  8


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt Production Show Car

And Then There Were Three (Names For the Chevy Volt's Signature Paint Color)

  On October 22, Chevy issued a challenge via the Chevrolet Voltage Blog: come up with the best name for the Volt's signature silvery-greenish color, and you'll get a free... read more November 16, 2009 by 


 
Cadillac Converj Concept

GM To Produce Cadillac Converj

According to a report in the Detroit News today, General Motors will forge ahead with plans to produce the Cadillac Converj extended range electric vehicle (EREV). Though... read more November 9, 2009 by  3


 
2009 Fisker Karma

Fisker Buying Delaware Plant To Build Midsize 2012 Plug-In Hybrid

At 10 am tomorrow morning, Vice President Joe Biden is expected to announce that Fisker Automotive will buy the closed General Motors factory in Wilmington, Delaware, his... read more October 26, 2009 by  2


 
2005 Toyota Echo

Top 5 Best Used Small/Compact Cars

Looking for an affordable, yet reliable small or compact used car? Get ready to do some research on your own, but first take a look at the results from Consumer Reports. The... read more October 20, 2009 by  3


 
GM Recycling

Your New Car Is Made Of Old Carpet, Milk Jugs, and Ripped Jeans

When you think of a brand-new, gleaming, 2010 model car rolling out of your driveway, what materials come to mind? Steel, chrome, soft-touch interior plastics, maybe even... read more October 19, 2009 by  5


 
GM E85 presentation

Flex-Fuel Future: Cars Are Coming, But Where's the Fuel?

We don't hear so much about ethanol these days, now that gasoline is back down to $2.50 a gallon. But we still get e-mails, so here's a post to answer the question: What's... read more October 16, 2009 by  7


 
2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6

Preview: 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6

We've known for a while that BMW would launch its first hybrid this year, and now we know when: The 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 will reach dealers this December. We'll be... read more October 12, 2009 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

MPG Follies, Or, Why Electric Cars Can't Get 367 MPG. Sheesh.

One of our most popular posts in August was a piece that broke down how General Motors projected a fuel efficiency of 230 miles per gallon in the city for its 2011 Chevrolet... read more October 2, 2009 by  6


 
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GM's Electric Car Guru Resigns

Bob Kruse, who formulated General Motors' long-term electric vehicle plans and whose team helped develop the Chevy Volt, has resigned, ending his 31-year career with the... read more September 30, 2009 by  2


 
Aptera 2e Production Design

Final Aptera 2e Styling Leaked, We Drive the Electric 3-Wheeler

To green-car fans, the idea of an ultra-aerodynamic electric two-seater sounds pretty familiar, right? Think the late, lamented EV1 from General Motors, subject of the... read more September 28, 2009 by  7


 
2010 Toyota Prius with chief engineer Akihiko Otsuka, at right

Coming Up: Toyota Prius To Be Sold In Multiple Body Styles

Since it was launched in 1997 in Japan, and 2000 in the US, the Toyota Prius has only been sold as a single body style. From 1997 to 2003, it was a subcompact four-door... read more September 18, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

First Look: 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

• What is it?: The first-ever hybrid version of the big Mercedes-Benz sedan • The basics: All the S-Class virtues, much better gas mileage • On sale: This fall •... read more September 18, 2009 by  2


 
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