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Smart ForTwo Electric Tops ACEEE List

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) considers the 2014 Smart ForTwo Electric the ‘greenest’ car in the U.S. market. The car topped the organization’s 2014 Environmental Scores list with a 59 out of 100 score, the highest

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  • January 28, 2014
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Life Cycle Emissions to Help Quantify ‘Green’

Recent media coverage of electric vehicles has featured claims of high environmental impact due to the production and disposal phases of the vehicle life cycle. ACEEE’s Green Book, which evaluates such impacts for real vehicle models, helps put this issue

New Yellow Gas Cap on E85 Capable 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche

A Tropical Take on Greener Cars

After spending four months in São Paulo, I’m taking a more expansive view of feasible policy options. Car ownership is still low in Brazil, but in wealthy São Paulo it’s far higher and growing at breakneck speed. Daily paralysis of