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Christmas

  • Nissan Leaf powers a Christmas tree in Tokyo (Image: NISSANEV)

    Should you be one of those people among our readers who celebrates the Christmas holiday, you might be interested in having a greener Christmas. Did you know, for example, that it's greener to have a real Christmas tree than a plastic one, unless you keep the plastic tree many years? The real ones are more carbon neutral, you see. And they do smell rather lovely too. But how will you light it? Nissan in Japan has thought of a novel idea--a Leaf-powered Christmas tree. DON'T MISS: Don't Deep Fry Your Christmas Turkey, Roast It With An Aventador: Video Okay, so it might not be practical for...

  • Christmas lights [Image by Flickr user Andy Peters]
    'Twas The Night Before Christmas ...

    'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Elon soon would be there. The Green Car Reporters were sat at the desk, Reading through comments and some were grotesque...

  • Lexus Flying Luxury Cruiser - Santa's transport this Christmas
    Lexus Sleighs The Competition With Hybrid Transport For Santa

    You can't trust reindeer these days. Must be that celebrity status. With Christmas days away and Santa's lazy hoofed helpers sunning themselves in Hawaii on a last-minute travel deal, it's taken Lexus to come up with a solution for those vital Christmas deliveries. Last year, Ford provided the...

  • Audi A1 Quattro snow drifting video
    How To Get Good Gas Mileage On Your Christmas Travels

    'Tis the season to be jolly--and with under two weeks to go before Christmas, drivers across the country will be planning trips to see relatives and friends for the holiday period. Driving in the middle of winter already presents its own unique challenges, but if you're looking to get good gas...

  • Santa Claus in his Ford Evos-inspired concept sleigh
    Santa Swaps Low MPG Reindeer For Ecoboost, Thanks To Ford

    St. Nicholas has a bit of a job on his hands around this time of year. His elves may get the whole year to make toys, but the Christmas Eve flight Santa makes is a logistical nightmare. Just think about it - delivering millions of presents in the space of just 24 hours? And you thought your local...

  • Great Drives: Christmas at Biltmore
    Five Holiday Gift Ideas For Electric Car Drivers

    With just over two weeks of shopping days left before Christmas, you’ve probably already purchased a lot of your holiday gifts. But while sweaters and socks might be the gifts that you’ve traditionally given, why not look for something a little more fun for the electric vehicle owner in...

  • MINI Snow Globe

    Don't you just love a good song over the holidays? We've taken an established favorite and given it the plug-in car treatement. Gone are the birds, noisy drummers and milking maids. In their place we've put some of the most importante cars we've talked about this year, as well as some fun side stories too. Enjoy! On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me A wall-mounted EVSE! On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me. Two Nissan Leafs, And a wall-mounted EVSE! On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me Three Chevy Volts, Two Nissan Leafs, And a wall-mounted...

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