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Top Five

  • 2012 Toyota Prius C, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012

    At the end of every year, we look back at our traffic to identify the most popular stories we've published. Some of them may be evergreen topics that draw consistent traffic--three of the five were first published in 2012--while others are news or reviews that really took off and captured readers' imaginations. If we had a single word to describe our most popular news topic, it would be "Tesla"--because almost anything we write about the Silicon Valley electric-car startup Tesla Motors draws lots of attention. But long-time readers may find some surprises among the five articles that drew the...

  • Editor John Voelcker of GreenCarReports.com in front of 2008 Toyota Prius
    VIDEO: Five Things About Hybrid Cars That You Should Know

    Do you know the difference between a mild hybrid like a 2010 Honda Insight, and a full hybrid like the 2010 Toyota Prius? Or what happens to all hybrid vehicles when the weather gets cold? If you do, you're probably well versed in green cars, and you may already be a hybrid vehicle owner. If not...

  • Literally a golf cart: EV Electric eZone Tropic, Electric Avenue, 2010 Detroit Auto Show
    January's Most Popular Green Car Posts: 2012 Ford Focus, Electric Ave

    With the start of the new year, we're back to our end-of-month rundowns on the top five most popular green car posts of the last 30 days. For January, the top two came from our comprehensive coverage of the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. We have just one carryover this month from the year's Top Ten Most...

  • Hybrid parking spot, by Flickr user rscottjones
    Most Popular Posts of 2009: Prius Perks, VW Golf TDI, Ethanol & Urine!

    Maybe you're already overloaded with end-of-year lists. But indulge us; this is the weirdest collection of most-popular articles we could ever have imagined. We've got urine. We've got Muslims and ethanol. We've got hybrid Ferraris. We've even got our ever-popular rant on why Miles-Per-Gallon is a...

  • Wrecked Toyota Prius owned by Elizabeth James, photo by Ted James, from Houston Press
    Most Popular Prius Posts for November: The Recalls Have It

    Ack! It's December! Wha'ppened? Well, to avoid thoughts of the holiday shopping you haven't done yet, here are the most popular posts of the past 30 days on AllAboutPrius.com, three of them returning from October's most popular posts. This month, it's all about safety and recalls. The...

  • Toyota Prius station wagon, from BurlappCars.com
    November's Popular Green Car Posts: Prius Wagon, 2010 VW Golf TDI

    Somehow it's December already--how many shopping days left?--so it's time to look at the most popular posts on GreenCarReports.com during the last 30 days. This month, just two are held over from October's most popular posts. The new winners include items on the possible new Toyota Prius hybrid...

  • Loose all-weather floor mat jams accelerator pedal. Photo: NHTSA

    It's the end of October, but we'll spare you the lame Halloween jokes and dive directly into the most popular posts of the month on AllAboutPrius.com. Just like the month before, only two of September's most popular posts reappeared: the 2010 Toyota Prius Reference Guide (by now the year's undisputed champion), and last month's surprise entry about a drag-race video that faces off a 2010 Prius against its 2009 predecessor. # 1: 30 Days of the 2010 Toyota Prius: Your Reference Guide. It's the Reference Guide. It's on top. It was on top last month. It will probably be on top next month. What...

  • 2009 Toyota FT-EV II
    October's Most Popular Green Car Posts: Steampunk Toyota Takes It

    Today is Halloween, but no tired jokes about green pumpkins here. It's the end of the month, so it's time to look at the most popular posts on GreenCarReports.com over the last 30 days, which include items on hybrids, clean diesels, and two on the Tesla electric car. Four out of the top five are...

  • 2010 Toyota Prius vs 2009 Toyota Prius drag race
    Most Popular Posts for September: Prius Drag Races, Who Knew?

    We're back on schedule with our favorite end-of-month activity, logging the most popular posts of the last month-or-so on AllAboutPrius.com. Autumn is here (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), and we've got a fresh crop of favorites. We only held over two of August's most popular posts...

  • What's a Few Hundred Condoms Between Friends? by Flickr user xmasons
    Most Popular Green Car Posts for September: Condoms, Of Course

    This is our favorite end-of-month activity, looking back over the most popular posts of the last 30-or-so days on GreenCarReports.com. To celebrate the onset of autumn (for us Northern Hemisphere types, anyhow), we're back on schedule too. We repeated three of August's most popular posts, and...

  • 2010 Toyota Prius
    Most Popular August Posts: 2010 Prius Reference Guide Romps, Again

    We're a bit late on what's usually an end-of-month recap of the five most popular posts on AllAboutPrius.com. But, hey, we had a long Labor Day too ... and now we're back in business. So here they are for August. Unusually for us, compared to July's most popular posts, three of our Top Five are...

  • General Motors' mysterious 230 logo
    August's Most Popular Green Car Posts: What About That 230 MPG?

    We usually recap our five most popular posts on GreenCarReports.com at the end of every month. We're a bit late for August but, hey, we had a long Labor Day too ... now we're back in business. We replaced most of July's most popular posts, with three new winners in our Top Five. Here goes: # 1: How...

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