The new Chevrolet Beat Battery Electric

Chevrolet has confirmed plans for the production of its next-generation pure electric vehicle, based on the Bolt EV concept, to be constructed at its General Motors’ Orion Assembly facility near Detroit. “GM North America President Alan Batey made the announcement ahead of the Chicago Auto Show. The Bolt EV concept was introduced last month at… Keep reading →

San Francisco Mayor Lee Makes Green Taxi Announcement

Green History Without fanfare or an exact date, a collective automotive epiphany took place a decade ago. Nearly every major carmaker was in on it, except for Toyota. The Japanese manufacturer had its own environmental awakening 17 years ago when it introduced its first hybrid car. Toyota unveiled its gas-electric engine in Japan in 1997,… Keep reading →

GM Showcases Electric Car On Capitol Hill

The US EPA and DOE released their updated list of most fuel efficient cars on the market in 2014. The all electric Chevy Spark, Honda Fit and Fiat 500e top the list. [Clean Technica] Geopolitical tension in the Middle East has been ratcheting up, first with last month’s Iranian embassy bombing in Beirut and now… Keep reading →


You may have recently seen TV commercials in the US for new fuel-efficient diesel engines offered by several manufacturers. While European drivers have enjoyed the exceptional fuel efficiency modern diesel engines provide, the technology is becoming more widespread in the US market, and today GM announced its 2016 Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup will come with… Keep reading →

2013 Geneva Auto Show

It’s brilliant! Famous gas-guzzling muscle cars re-engineered into modern, fuel-sipping designs that can get 3 times the efficiency of their descendants. Dodge did it with the Charger, Ford with the Mustang and now – perhaps the most famous muscle car of them all – a brand new 2014 Corvette Stingray will soon be released. After… Keep reading →