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  • Honda Clarity series with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan

    If you can get them to admit it, many reporters and writers consider editors’ notes to be self-indulgent. Sometimes they’re necessary, however—and this is one of those times. Regular readers of Green Car Reports may have noticed that our writing staff has changed in the last few weeks. DON'T MISS: 7 things we learned in 9 years, and where green cars are headed I’ve been the editor of the site since it started daily publication in February 2009, under what was then High Gear Media. Rather to my surprise, that has encompassed driving roughly 400 separate cars, writing...

  • 2017 Toyota Prius Prime and 2017 Chevrolet Volt with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker
    Green Car Reports is looking for one or two experienced news writers

    Are you a published writer with a strong and abiding interest in green cars, especially those that plug in? Do you have experience writing assigned news stories on deadline? Are you looking for a new challenge? If so, Green Car Reports would like to talk to you. The site is now seeking one or two...

  • Angry Driver with Road Rage
    Disqus now allows user blocking for individual commenters

    Comments are a major part of Green Car Reports, and we think they're one of the reasons we've attained a surprisingly large and diverse audience of readers. But to stay useful, all comments have to be moderated—which is something our tiny staff spends a great deal of time on. We respond to...

  • Green Car Reports comments using new Disqus system
    How and why we moderate comments on Green Car Reports (updated)

    This site now gets several hundred comments a day on our accumulated total of more than 10,000 articles. The vast majority of them are thoughtful, from experienced owners and advocates who want to discuss a new item or vehicle test in more detail. And we're grateful to our many, many commenters...

  • Green Car Reports app for iOS shown on Apple iPhone
    Green Car Reports App: Now Available For Apple iPhone, iPad Users

    You've been asking for it, and we've been listening. You want to read Green Car Reports on your Apple iPad, maybe even your iPhone, and you want a native app that runs seamlessly with iOS to do it with Wait no longer: Our app is now here. The powers that be at Apple have approved it, and it's ready...

  • The Washington Post
    Washington Post To Syndicate Green Car Reports Articles

    Being a startup media company means knocking on a whole lot of doors. And, occasionally, someone important answers. Here at High Gear Media, we're delighted to announce a partnership with The Washington Post. Their editors will choose certain stories from GreenCarReports and our other sites (The...

  • New mobile version of GreenCarReports site, December 2011

    Green-car enthusiasts are often early adopters, even technology enthusiasts. In the digital media world, that means they're likely to access content not only on computers and tablets, but also on a growing variety of mobile phones and other devices. Until now, this site wasn't particularly helpful in that regard. That's changed. Now ... TADA! ... GreenCarReports has an all-new version, designed specifically for ease of reading on all manner of mobile devices. You can scan headlines faster and easier, find our new-car reviews and other topics, and continue to enjoy (we hope) our news and other...

  • Green Car Reports redesign launch graphic
    Welcome To The All-New, Redesigned Green Car Reports!

    It's here! It's done! It's live! Yes, you are now reading the all-new, totally redesigned Green Car Reports, with our sister site All Cars Electric incorporated to provide the in-depth electric car coverage it's always been known for. As always, our goal is to provide the best, more comprehensive...

  • Green Car Reports redesign preview
    Coming Soon: Bigger, Better, Easier-To-Use Green Car Reports!

    Get ready, folks, for a completely redesigned GreenCarReports. To bring you the best coverage of fuel-efficient, hybrid, clean-diesel, and electric cars, and some of the issues around them, we're preparing to launch an all-new look and feel. Among the changes, we'll have easier access to more...

  • 2011 New York Auto Show
    High Gear Media Wants You--To Write And Win A Trip To New York

    Electric-car fans, here's your chance to see the latest EVs and plug-in hybrids, up close at New York's Javits Center. High Gear Media is joining with Hyundai and the New York International Auto Show to give you the chance to attend the upcoming show and to write about it for a High Gear Media...

  • Tesla Roadster road-trip map from Los Angeles to Detroit, Dec 2009-Jan 2010
    All-Electric Roadtrip From LA to Detroit? No Problem, Says Tesla

    As we've noted elsewhere, we write a lot about Tesla. We certainly give them more ink...errr, electrons?...than their share of the sports car market, since they're just delivered their 900th Roadster. Not that they're not wildly fun to drive, mind you. But despite early engineering difficulties...

  • 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport - test drive contest at High Gear Media
    Want To Drive a 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport? Enter Our Writing Contest!

    We tested a 2009 Tesla Roadster last spring. Without a doubt, it's one of the most fun and breathtaking performance cars around. And the new-for-2010 Roadster Sport model is even quicker. Zero to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds, anyone? Now you too can have your very own chance to drive a 2010 Tesla Roadster...

  • Help Wanted, by Flickr user Egan Snow

    High Gear Media, the parent company of AllAboutPrius.com and more than three dozen other automotive websites, is now looking for editorial interns. They'll do a mix of writing, publishing, and editing content across our entire network car-related sites. Here's what we offer to our interns: stories published online under their own names a broad variety of web publishing experience and practical skills feedback and formal training from veteran editors an insider's look at how a venture-funded Internet media company runs interaction with product, marketing and business staff Here's what the...

  • Help Wanted, by Flickr user Egan Snow
    We're Looking For Editorial Interns; Know Anyone?

    Green Car Reports--or, more accurately, our parent High Gear Media--is looking for editorial interns who want to write, publish, and edit content for our network of 39 automotive sites. Here's what our interns get: a broad array of web publishing skills and experience published under their own...

  • MotorAuthority
    GreenCarReports Welcomes Motor Authority To High Gear Family

      It's not every day you get to welcome a new big sibling into the fold. But today, from here at our global command center, the staff of GreenCarReports extends its greasy hands to welcome our new comrades from MotorAuthority. As of today, MotorAuthority.com has become one of the growing family of...

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