Chevrolet Celebrates St.Patrick’s day By Going Green, Literally

Chevrolet Celebrates St.Patrick’s day By Going Green, Literally
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St. Patrick’s Day was originally intended to celebrate one of Ireland’s patron saints and the advent of Christianity in the country, though it has essentially drowned in a sea of green beer and debauchery. Nevertheless, Chevrolet is getting into the Irish spirit with its green cars, in more than one sense, taking time out to remind… Continue Reading...

Green Car Buyers Motivated by Fuel Savings, Not the Environment Says J.D. Power Survey

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Green Car Buyers Motivated by Fuel Savings, Not the Environment Says J.D. Power Survey
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Based on the high price of hybrid and electric vehicles, not to mention how long it takes to recoup the added cost through fuel savings (if ever), the number one reason to purchase one should be environmental concerns. The opposite appears to be true for the majority of green car buyers, 75 percent of whom… Continue Reading...

Car Sharing Growing In Popularity For Corporate Users

Car Sharing Growing In Popularity For Corporate Users
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Are company cars destined to be a relic of the past? Probably not, but companies are begging to adopt a new kind of corporate vehicle, one that can be paid for by the hour and operated by Hertz or Zipcar, two of the biggest names in auto-sharing programs. An article in the New York Times focuses on… Continue Reading...

Honda Retains ‘Greenest Automaker’ Title from Union of Concerned Scientists

Honda Retains ‘Greenest Automaker’ Title from Union of Concerned Scientists
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Honda makes being green look easy. That’s why they are holding on to the “Greenest Automaker” title from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), making this their fifth year running. Honda squeaked ahead of Toyota and Hyundai (both tied for second), beating the two by just one point. “It was a photo finish, but Honda… Continue Reading...

Survey: Canadians More Likely Than Americans to Buy Electric Cars

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Survey: Canadians More Likely Than Americans to Buy Electric Cars
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Canadians are more likely to go electric when buying a new car compared to Americans, says research from a new study. Conducted by Synovate, a global market research firm, the company polled 1,800 new car buyers in the U.S. and 800 new car buyers in Canada. The study dealt with current petroleum based power-trains (internal… Continue Reading...

Prince Charles To Host Eco-Friendly Car Show In London

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Prince Charles To Host Eco-Friendly Car Show In London
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Prince Charles is shutting down The Mall in London to display environmentally friendly vehicles for 10 days in September. The Prince is not only a keen environmentalist but a collector of Aston Martins and other sports cars, and the nexus of both conservation and automobiles is an appropriate area of interest for him. The Prince… Continue Reading...