• 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

    The electric-car sales figures for October showed that one single 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf was delivered to a buyer last month,--even though the car hasn't yet arrived at the VW dealers that will initially offer it. But that single electric Golf hatchback turns out to be a special case. DON'T MISS: First 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car To Be Auctioned For Charity Not only is it the first e-Golf to be sold in the U.S., but it was auctioned off by VW to the highest bidder. And all sales proceeds went to benefit the environmental advocacy group Global Green USA, which advocates for solutions...

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    First 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car To Be Auctioned For Charity

    The first 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf electric car will be auctioned off online.

  • 2013 Toyota Prius liftback
    Toyota Prius Plug-In To Be Driven By 'Eco-Savvy Influencers' In MPG Challenge

    In May, we told you about the first round of Toyota's Prius Plug-In MPG Challenge. If you missed it and don't feel like clicking through to read the magnificently written article, here are the high points: Toyota loaned 2013 Prius Plug-Ins to a handful of nonprofits for 30 days. The nonprofits used...

  • 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model
    2013 Toyota Prius Plug-in Challenge Raises Funds For Philanthropy

    When it comes to social media marketing, Ford showed the auto world how it's done back in 2010. The company's Fiesta Movement recruited perky, camera-ready cool kids to talk about the Fiesta through blog posts, photos, and videos. The campaign was so successful that 60% of Americans knew about the...

  • 2012 Fisker Karma
    Win A Fisker Karma In $500 Raffle, Help Green Foundation

    If you grew up in the early 90s, or were the parent or older sibling of someone growing up in the early 90s, you'll remember the Captain Planet cartoon. The environmental superhero always managed to vanquish whichever malevolent polluter was doing their dirty deed, thanks to his ring-wearing...

  • 2011 Chevrolet Volt on test in Little Rock, Arkansas, July 2011
    Woman Buys Two, 2012 Chevy Volts, Gives One Away

    When the second ever 2011 Chevrolet Volt made rolled off the production line at General Motor’s Detroit Hamtamck facility last year, it was destined to be auctioned off in order to help raise funds for the public school system in Detroit. In that particular auction, a brand-new Chevrolet Volt...

  • ESB ecars Nissan Leaf Cannonball team at the finish

    A few weeks back we brought you news that a team entered into the famous Cannonball Run, this year held in Ireland, would be doing the trip in a 2011 Nissan Leaf. We missed the end of their journey as the excitement of the Frankfurt Show got in the way, but we're pleased to report the ESB ecars team made it to the finish at Kilkenny with no problems, nestled amongst Ferraris, Corvettes and all manner of other exotica. The route took in more than 600 miles of green Irish countryside and was visited by more than 100,000 spectators. The team's aim was to promote electric car travel in Ireland by...

  • ESB ecars Nissan Leaf Cannonball team
    Quiet As A... Cannonball? Nissan Leaf Enters Road Trip

    While dozens of supercars will be revving up their engines ready for the start of Ireland's upcoming Cannonball Run, the ESB ecars team will be off to a much quieter start. The ESB team's 2011 Nissan Leaf is the first electric car to participate in the Cannonball Run which starts this Friday...

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