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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.

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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.

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.

7 Best Strategies to Cut the Insane Cost of Your Gas Bill

The price of gas today is unbelievable. Who would have thought we would be paying $5.00 or more per gallon in many parts of the country? Here’s what to do.

Ron Cogan behind the wheel

Electric Delivery Vans are on a Roll

Electrification is picking up speed, but it isn’t just electric cars and pickups that matter. Delivery vans represent an important part of the evolving electric vehicle space, offering an outsized environmental return for the investment since they’re constantly in motion.

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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.

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.

Propane Autogas Reduces Fleet Carbon Emissions

Low carbon fuels loom large with fleets seeking to reduce their environmental footprint. Here’s the important role that propane autogas is playing today.

Electric BMW iX xDrive50 Delivers Driving Thrills

About the size of an X5, the new BMW iX xDrive50 is the first of this automaker’s sport-activity vehicles designed from the start to be purely electric.

The Best! Electric Trucks Score Top Awards

Viewed as significant sources of carbon emissions, trucks are evolving. Next-generation electric trucks are coming with zero emissions and high efficiency.

Tested: Driving 10,000 Miles in a Ford Escape Hybrid

We’ve driven the magazine’s long-term Ford Escape Hybrid test car for 10,000 miles with remarkably high efficiency. That means spending less time on the hunt for expensive fossil fuel.

Yes! VW Brings Back the Microbus as an Electric

Volkswagen has unveiled its eagerly-awaited ID.Buzz electric microvan, though we won’t be getting this model in the States until 2024.

What It’s Like to Drive on Hydrogen

Green Car Journal editors have witnessed the progress being made with hydrogen vehicles over 30 years. You may not be one of the lucky ones driving one today, but you could be in the future.

Driving GM’s In-Wheel Motor EV Was a Blast!

In-wheel motor technology has potential to become a mainstream part of the EV landscape. GM showed the way with its electric S-10 demonstrator two decades ago.

Alfa Romeo First: New Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Crossover

Alfa Romeo is a brand unfamiliar to many, but that will change as the 2023 Tonale plug-in hybrid joins the automaker’s U.S. lineup late this year.

Clean Hydrogen Powers this Prius

Energy Conversion Devices believed that hydrogen and solar could one day power the world. Its hydrogen Prius provided a high-profile example of its vision.

Chevy Silverado EV: No Gas for This Electric Pickup!

Watch out Ford Lightning! Chevrolet is launching its Silverado EV, a fully electric pickup, with first deliveries of the Work Truck variant in Spring 2023.

Driving the 2022 Lexus NX

Electric Lexus models are coming, but this automaker’s ‘green’ mainstay for now is the hybrid and PHEV like the new Lexus NX hybrid.

Radical Technology: Volvo’s Turbine-Hybrid ECC

Volvo offered a strategically different take on electric vehicles with its series hybrid Environmental Concept Car that used a turbine-hybrid powerplant.

ELMS Urban Delivery EV

Electric vans present an ideal answer for tradesmen and fleets that operate within defined areas, like the zero-emission ELMS Urban Delivery.

Amazon's Electric Delivery Van

Start-up auto manufacturer Rivian has developed the Rivian Electric Delivery Van (EDV) to fill the need for zero-emission last mile delivery service operations.

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