• Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2014 award

    We're heading into the last two months of the year, which means it's time for our annual Best Car To Buy award. This is our award that picks one vehicle--or a line of vehicles--that we consider to be the greenest new vehicle(s) launched for the new model year. (That means they have to be all-new or substantially updated from 2013 models.) How do we winnow down the dozens of new and updated vehicles into our list of five finalists for the Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2014 award? To be eligible, vehicles must be available for purchase by April 2014. At least one High Gear Media...

  • Brian Carolin and John Voelcker with 2011 Nissan Leaf
    Did We Err On The Leaf, Or Is GM Volt Boosterism Bashing It?

    Last week at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, we announced that the 2011 Nissan Leaf electric car was the winner of the GreenCarReports 2011 Best Car To Buy award. That same week, a flurry of other media outlets almost uniformly gave their "car of year" awards to the 2011 Chevrolet Volt...

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