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The 20 Year Journey of Plug-In Hybrids

Plug-in hybrids generated interest two decades ago as we faced the same energy, climate, and political issues as today. Here’s perspective from our archives.

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Chevrolet Trax: The Affordable Crossover Option

Redesigned for 2024, the entry level Chevrolet Trax is positioned as an exciting and affordable option for prospective compact crossover buyers.

Fueling a Low-Net Carbon Future

Alternative fuels like hydrogen, propane, alcohol, compressed natural gas, and other drop-in fuels have an important role to play in lowering carbon emissions.

The 20 Year Journey of Plug-In Hybrids

Plug-in hybrids generated interest two decades ago as we faced the same energy, climate, and political issues as today. Here’s perspective from our archives.

Unlocking the Potential of EVs with eRoaming

As the EV revolution picks up steam, ensuring a convenient and reliable EV charging experience with eRoaming will work toward unlocking further growth.

Hydrogen an Option for U.S. Trucking

Is Hydrogen Too Expensive For Trucks? Europe’s second biggest truck manufacturer thinks so, but American experts disagree.

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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Mitsubishi Eclipse Concept-E Hybrid

We’ve always liked the style of Mitsubishi’s sporty Eclipse, but it was the Eclipse Concept-E that set us back on our heels. Can you say…470 hp hybrid supercar?

The Built Environment’s Role in Zero-Carbon Mobility

Decarbonization of Transportation in the U.S. Requires an Investment in Our Infrastructure

GM’s Next Generation Sequel FCEV

GM’s Sequel FCEV was ahead of its time, forwarding an array of advanced technologies along with zero-emission hydrogen and battery electric power.

Hydrogen Plays a Key Role in Decarbonization

Complementary fuels, technologies, and strategies are needed to achieve net zero goals. CHBC Executive Director Katrina Fritz shares why hydrogen is crucial.

Driving Steer-by-Wire in the Lexus RZ

Driving the steer-by-wire Lexus RZ with its aircraft-like steering was easy. Much easier, it turns out, than driving a Saab with a sidestick controller.

Federal Biofuels Research Accelerates Decarbonization

Amid bold climate goals, it takes strategic funding, systematic research, and a clear roadmap to quickly lower the carbon footprint across all modes.

The Many Advantages of Electrifying Fleets

Electric vans can slash a commercial fleet’s maintenance and repair costs. Steve Hornyak, CCO and Executive Director at BrightDrop, shares how.

How Ford Pro Optimizes Fleet Efficiency

Ford Pro’s David Prusinski sees a single software platform as key to managing data and keeping track of all aspects of fleet efficiency.

Bringing EV Charger Manufacturing to the U.S.

Expanding the nation’s charging network is critical to the EV's future. Blink Charging shares insights on the evolving EV charger manufacturing landscape.

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.

5 Reasons to Drive Electric

Looking for an excuse to drive electric? Here are just 5 of the many reasons why an electric vehicle might be best for your driving needs.

What Happened to Bridge Technology?

Alternatives to zero-emissions vehicles can play an important bridge technology role on the road to net-zero goals. So why are they being excluded?

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.

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.

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.

RAM 1500: 2023 Green Truck of the Year

Green Car Journal announces its Green Truck of the Year™ at the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show, in the heart of Texas truck country.

Tesla Roadster: The Seismic Shift

When the Tesla Roadster debuted in 2006, few grasped how dramatically this electric car and its maker would shake up the auto industry. Now it’s apparent.

The Road to Net Zero with RNG

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