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Oscars

  • Ed Begley Jr. arrives at pre-Oscar event in a Chevy Volt

    Stars and green cars are nothing new--several have admitted to owning Toyota Prius in the past, while others have been spotted in Tesla Roadsters or Fisker Karmas. At Global Green USA's 10th Pre-Oscar party on Wednesday, a host more stars were caught alongside two electric vehicles--the 2013 Chevrolet Volt and 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV. Global Green USA hosts a party each year, bringing together celebrities to raise awareness for green issues, such as sustainability, green building projects, improving health and creating jobs. This year, the focus was on building greener, more resilient homes...

  • 2011 Nissan Leaf
    Will The Nissan Leaf Be Heading For The Oscars? At A Stretch

    The 84th Academy Awards -- otherwise known as The Oscars -- might be many months away, but we’re probably going to see a stretched Nissan Leaf acting as red-carpet transport. Or at least, that’s what we think might be happening after a limousine company has confirmed that it has been...

  • Alison Brie with 2011 Chevy Volt at Global Green Pre-Oscar Party, Feb 2011
    2011 Chevrolet Volt Takes Center Stage at Global Green USA Pre-Oscar® Party

    Last Thursday, found celebrities, environmental activists and the 2011 Chevrolet Volt at the 8th Annual Global Green USA Pre-Oscar Party. The Volt has been named North American Car of the Year and Green Car Journal’s Green Car of the Year, so it seems fitting that it would take center stage...

  • James Cameron, Suzy Amis with 2011 Chevy Volt at Global Green Pre-Oscar Party, Feb 2011
    Could Chevy Volt Plug-In Displace Prius Hybrid On Red Carpets?

    It all started with Leonardo DiCaprio, who showed up at the foot of the red carpet in his very own Toyota Prius. Within a couple of years, alighting from a Prius hybrid--or any other hybrid, including the hulking Cadillac Escalade Hybrid luxury full-size sport-utility vehicle--was de rigeur for any...

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