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Nissan’s Future Electric Vehicle Program

In the early 1990s, long before its groundbreaking electric LEAF, Nissan showed it was a force to be reckoned with in the electric vehicle field.

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The Road to Net Zero with RNG

Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) is the easiest and most effective way to meet transportation’s sustainability goals.

Toyota bZ4X: A Link to Toyota’s Future

The high-profile Toyota bZ4X represents an important segue to Toyota’s ‘Beyond Zero’ future and array of electrified Toyota models in the pipeline.

The Hybrid Payoff is Real

Does gas savings make up for a hybrid’s higher cost? Here’s a way to figure out a hybrid payoff over time.

Want It! Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe

We drive the plug-in Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe, finding it a fun and functional family vehicle with an electrification bonus.

Audi e-tron S Sportback: Horsepower Electrified

The all-electric Audi e-tron S Sportback is a stellar SUV by any measure. The fact that it’s battery powered is a powerful bonus.

Ron Cogan behind the wheel

Caution Signs Ahead for Electric Vehicles

Many assume we’re heading for an electric vehicle future that will unfold according to plan. History has some contrary lessons to share.

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BMW H2R Fast-Forwards the Hydrogen Vehicle

Are hydrogen vehicles really possible? In a word, yes. The BMW H2R development vehicle fielded 18 years ago proved they could be fast, too.

Early BMW Electric Vehicle Development: The BMW E2

We’ve spent tens of thousands of miles driving BMW electric vehicle models over the years. But where did BMW’s modern EV journey begin? Take a look.

Electric Vehicles are Here to Stay

A lot of focus is devoted to electric cars, for good reason. But commercial electric vehicles are already a success story that’s growing every day.

First Toyota RAV4 EV for Consumers

Will we see an all-electric RAV4 from Toyota? We expect so since a RAV4 EV has been offered before. Here’s a report on the original 20 years ago.

NADA: Dealers Essential to Broader EV Adoption

The coming surge in EV buying will require more than a virtual experience. Dealers will be there with guidance, test drives, financing, and service.

Toyota’s Volta Electric Supercar

The electric supercar is now becoming part of the automotive landscape. Toyota was on it with the amazing Alessandro Volta concept 18 years ago.

Look Back: Honda’s Civic Natural Gas

Clean-running natural gas vehicles played an important part in the alternative fuels arena before electric cars captured all the attention, especially at Honda.

Zero-Emissions Charging Needed for EVs

The inconvenient reality is that true zero-emissions transportation requires sustainable charging. Change Wind Corp has an answer.

The Evolving Electric Future at Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Dimitris Psillakis shares the company’s vision on an electric future and its focus on delivering a full luxury electric vehicle lineup.

History Proves the Value of California’s ZEV Mandate

In 1994, we published this special report on the attempts to overturn California’s ZEV Mandate. Momentum in those early years led us to the EVs of today.

Will Our Zero-Emission Future be Shaped in California?

The forward-looking strategy for zero-emission cars in California and 16 other states rests with decisions the California Air Resources Board is making now.

Driving Honda’s Circa-1997 EV Plus Electric Hatchback

Modern electric vehicles emerged in the 1990s with automakers and independents all in the fray. One of the most high-profile efforts was Honda’s EV Plus.

Hydrogen Fuel Cells: The ‘Hy’ Road to Decarbonization

Fuel cell and hydrogen energy offer significant environmental and economic benefits in the drive toward a cleaner, decarbonized future. Here’s the status today.

Chevy Bolt EV is Back with a Hot Redline Edition Coming

The Chevrolet Bolt EV is a milestone electric vehicle that provided buyers an affordable long-range EV option before production abruptly stopped. Now it’s back.

EcoCAR Challenge Students Prep for an Electric Future

An electric future requires promising young minds ready for the workforce. Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions serve as an important proving ground.

Electric Minivans Were on Chrysler’s Menu in the 1990s

Electric minivans have always seemed a logical application of zero-emission technology. Chrysler explored this in the 1990s with its EPIC minivan.

Is a Plug-In Hydrogen Hybrid Coming In Our Future?

Could plug-in hybrid power and a hydrogen fuel cell create an ideal eco-SUV? The Ford HySeries hydrogen hybrid championed that idea some 15 years ago.

Clean Fuels Alliance America Champions Low Carbon Fuels

The National Biodiesel Board becomes Clean Fuels Alliance America, signaling an expanded vision and strategy for providing fleets with low-carbon fuel options.

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