The 2018 Jeep Compass was unveiled at the Brazilian factory where it will be built.
Honda Generates Enough Wind Power In Brazil To Run Its Car Plant
Honda opens the first carmaker-run wind farm in Brazil.Stephen Edelstein
Brazil's Green-Car Incentive Surprise: Electrics, Plug-In Hybrids Omitted
Brazil unveiled a green-car incentive program for which only hybrid cars qualify.Stephen Edelstein
A Brief History Of Ethanol In Brazil
While many North Americans may not know it, Brazil presently leads the world in deploying biofuels for road vehicles. Specifically, a majority of cars sold in Brazil--especially lower-priced high-volume models built in the country--can run either on gasoline or pure ethanol. The modern history...John Voelcker
Driving Entirely On Ethanol: Brazil’s Volkswagen Gol Flex-Fuel Vehicle
What’s it like to drive on pure ethanol, known as E100, without a drop of gasoline in the car? In the case of the Brazilian Volkswagen Gol, it’s quite unremarkable. Brazil’s most popular small car for 27 years starts, performs, and otherwise behaves just like a gasoline-fueled...John Voelcker
Is Brazilian Sugarcane The Answer To U.S. Biofuels Needs?
Is Brazilian sugarcane the perfect biofuel for American drivers? Brazil believes ethanol made from sugarcane can supplement corn-based ethanol produced in the United States, which would help meet U.S. government targets for increased biofuel consumption. Under the Energy Independence and Security...Stephen Edelstein
Yesterday was was World Car-Free Day. Did you notice? Nope, us either. Because while it may be amusing--for a few seconds--to imagine a world without vehicles, it's also sorta silly. It's like imagining a world without vapid blond stars who get way, way, WAY too much press. Might be nice, never gonna happen. Autonomy and a better life Why? Because most of the people in the world who don't have cars would love to have them. Not for the mythical Sunday drive through country roads with the family, but because personal vehicles represent autonomy and a chance to better your life. Today, there are...