Today's news is all about realism. A study estimates the cost of making hydrogen competitive with gasoline, a GM executive puts the Cadillac ELR in perspective, and a hybrid garbage truck reminds us that not just passenger cars produce greenhouse-gas emissions. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

A new ad for the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive proves that even this tiny electric car can win a drag race, as long as it's a short one.

Check out a hybrid garbage truck that saves fuel while hauling trash.

A General Motors executive acknowledges what many likely suspected: The Cadillac ELR extended-range electric car is not a Tesla competitor.

To make hydrogen competitive with gasoline, $1 billion and a supply of cheap natural gas will be needed, a new study says. That's good news, if you like fracking...

Ford's headquarters will get Michigan's largest solar array, which will power 30 electric-car charging stations.

Early data suggests that traffic fatalities have decreased this year.

Finally, the Loryc Electric Speedster is a plug-in car with styling straight out of the 1920s.


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