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Growing Corporate Power Counters Climate-Change Action, So Reframe Debate, Book Suggests

Growing Corporate Power Counters Climate-Change Action, So Reframe Debate, Book Suggests

It's no secret that environmental demands and regulations pose an inconvenience for large corporations--but what if the problem is more fundamental than that? Beyond corporations worried about profits, could the global economic system itself be the main obstacle to the world collectively addressing...

February 23, 2015 by  -
 
2016 Honda HR-V

Acura CDX Trademarked: Small Luxury Crossover Based On Honda HR-V To Come?

The 2016 Honda HR-V subcompact crossover hasn't quite made it to U.S. showrooms, but there is already speculation that it could spawn a related model. Specifically, that... read more February 23, 2015 by 


 
Screenshot from "Breaking Up With Fossil Fuels Is Hard To Do," video: Environmental Policy Alliance

Tesla Battery Life, Volvo Plug-In Hybrid, Fossil-Fuel Girlfriend: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Why are fossil fuels like your girlfriend? And which carmaker will offer the world's very first seven-seat plug-in hybrid SUV? This is our video look back at the Week In... read more February 23, 2015 by 


 
Angry Driver with Road Rage

Top 5 Ways To Get Flamed, Moderated, Or Banned In Comments On Green Car Reports

Remember when your parents sat you down to have a little chat about how you should behave? It may be time for us to have one of those chats with a small fraction of our... read more February 21, 2015 by 


 
2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid

Tesla Skeptics, Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid MIA, Biofuel Debate: Today's Car News

We're a little light today due to travel-related scheduling issues, but regular service will resume for the weekend and next week. In the meantime, we've got some negative... read more February 20, 2015 by 


 
Big square baler harvesting wheat straw for production of cellulosic ethanol

Will Biofuels Growth Require Cutting Down Forests? At Scale, Yes, Report Says

Would dramatically cutting emissions be worthwhile if it meant cutting down the world's forests to do it? That appears to be the dilemma faced by policymakers when it comes... read more February 20, 2015 by 


 
2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, Irvine, CA, Aug 2013

Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid: Missing In Action, Or Just Slow-Selling?

The Nissan Pathfinder crossover utility vehicle seems to be doing well for Nissan, following its 2013 reinvention as a seven-seat family vehicle rather than the tough... read more February 20, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

This Guy Says Tesla Will Fail As A Company; Discuss

Tesla Motors has received plenty of praise in the media for achieving the unlikely and improbable goal of launching a fast, good-looking, long-range electric car and building... read more February 20, 2015 by 


 
2016 Volvo XC90 T8 'Twin Engine' plug-in hybrid, Spain, Feb 2015

2016 Volvo XC90 Plug-In Driven, Electric-Car Sales, Prius No Longer CA Bestseller: Today's Car News

Today, check out our first drive review of the 2016 Volvo XC90 T8 "Twin Engine" plug-in hybrid, more evidence that low gas prices don't affect electric-car sales, and the... read more February 19, 2015 by 


 
2015 Kia Soul EV and 2014 Nissan Leaf, at Blink DC fast charger  -  Fife, WA

Some Electric-Car Public Charging Stations Get Used, Others Don't: Why?

Nearly five years ago, as a tidal wave of charging stations were rapidly planned for some West Coast regions, in support of a new wave of all-electric and plug-in vehicles... read more February 19, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Gas Prices Don't Affect Electric-Car Sales: Finally The Word Gets Out

When it comes to electric cars, conventional wisdom states that sales will inevitably decrease alongside gas prices. After all, the argument goes, if buyers can't expect to... read more February 19, 2015 by 


 
2015 Honda Accord Sedan

Toyota Prius Loses Best-Selling Car In California Title To Honda Accord

For the past couple of years, California has been like nowhere else when it comes to new car sales. That's because, in both 2012 and 2013, the Toyota Prius hybrid was the... read more February 19, 2015 by 


 
2016 Volvo XC90 T8 'Twin Engine' plug-in hybrid, Spain, Feb 2015

2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Plug-In Hybrid 'Twin Engine': First Drive

By the end of this year, there will be several luxury SUV models offered in the U.S. with plug-in hybrid powertrains that let them run 12 to 20 miles on electricity alone... read more February 19, 2015 by 


 
2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid & Energi Models To Get $900 Price Cut

It's well known that sales of hybrid cars rise and fall in line with gas prices. In recent months, that's led to lower sales for hybrids as gasoline falls to $2 per gallon or... read more February 18, 2015 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla Gigafactory Spending, Carbon-Capturing Power Plant, Koch Brothers Back Direct Sales: Today's Car News

Today, find out how much money Tesla has spent on "Gigafactory" construction in Nevada so far, see details of a new carbon-capturing power plant in Mississippi, and find out... read more February 18, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Strange Bedfellows: Consumer Groups, Koch Brothers Unite To Back Tesla Stores

War makes strange bedfellows. Over the past decade, the Koch Brothers have become a major political force, funneling money from their family company into organizations that... read more February 18, 2015 by 


 
 

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