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Toyota iQ wins UK Green Car award

Published: June 17, 2010

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Filed under: Toyota 2011 Scion iQ – Click above for high-res image gallery Over in the UK, the Environmental Transport Association (ETA) has announced its 2010 Green Car Awards (to our knowledge this is not affiliated in any way with the Green Car of the Year presented by Green Car Journal ) and gave the Toyota iQ the top prize. In addition to the overall green car prize, the iQ won in the city car category


DC 2010: Nissan Leaf wins Green Car Vision award

Published: January 27, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Nissan , Washington DC Auto Show Nissan Leaf – Click above for high-res image gallery The Mercedes-Benz F-Cell won the poll we ran in December as the vehicle that should have won the Green Car Journal ‘s Green Car Vision Award, but it was the Nissan Leaf that received that honor today at the Washington Auto Show . The Leaf ( read full details on the car ) was selected over Coda Automotive ‘s electric sedan, the Ford Focus BEV, the F-Cell and Toyota ‘s plug-in Prius for the award. After accepting the award, Nissan held a short press conference, during which we learned that 38,000 people have signed up for Nissan’s Leaf interest list


Green Car Summit: all hands (almost) on deck for electric vehicles

Published: January 27, 2010

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Filed under: Emerging Technologies , EV/Plug-in , Ford , Nissan , Volkswagen , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , Legislation and Policy , Washington DC Auto Show , Better Place , Coda Automotive Yesterday’s second annual Green Car Summit was not nearly as fiery as last year’s discussion , and maybe that’s a good thing. Once again co-moderated by Warren Brown of the Washington Post and Ron Cogan of the Green Car Journal , which sponsored the event, the panel members this year stood in stark contrast to the varied technology proponents that we saw last year. Instead of getting someone to represent the diesel and natural gas industries, as happened in 2009, the organizers seemed to think it was time for a full-on discussion about vehicle electrification


Five EVs, one hydrogen car, one PHEV named as finalists for 2010 Green Car Vision Award

Published: December 5, 2009

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hydrogen , Washington DC Auto Show Audi A3 TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery The Audi A3 TDI was named Green Car Journal ‘s 2010 Green Car of the Year yesterday , and the magazine is already looking ahead to next month, when the Green Car Vision Award will be announced at the Washington Auto Show at the end of January. The five finalists for this award, given to cars that aren’t available yet but show a lot of eco-promise, include the Nissan Leaf, Coda Automotive’s electric sedan, the Ford Focus BEV, the Mercedes-Benz F-Cell and Toyota’s plug-in Prius. That’s a pretty good selection, considering that some other suitable candidates were named as finalists last year, when the winner was the Chevy Volt (the others were: Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Honda FCX Clarity, Fisker Karma and MINI E).