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Tesla Buys NUMMI Plant, Partners With Toyota

Tesla Motors, Inc.  and Toyota Motor Corporation have announced they intend to cooperate on the development of electric vehicles, parts, and production system and engineering support. As part of the deal, the companies will re-open the defunct New United Motor Manufacturing, Incorpated factory at Fremont, CA. Toyota and GM built cars... Read More

2010 Green Car Guide: Introduction

Ten years ago, "driving green" was a pretty simple prospect; you plunked down a premium price for a weird hybrid-electric subcompact like the Toyota Prius or Honda Insight, or you kept driving your old Volkswagen diesel and called it a day.  That was about it. A decade has made a huge... Read More

2010 Green Car Guide: Audi and BMW

Audi A3 TDI: The entry-level luxury A3 becomes one of the most efficient vehicles in its class with the addition of Audi's smooth 2.0 TDI engine. This engine produces 140 horsepower and an impressive 236 pound-feet of torque, and it's smooth on the freeway so... Read More

2010 Green Car Guide: Cadillac, Chevrolet and Coda

Cadillac Escalade Hybrid: The hybrid Escalade seems like a bit of a contradiction in terms, given this sport-utility's philosophy of conspicuous consumption. Still, there is something to be said for having your excess and respecting the environment, too. The Escalade Hybrid uses a similar electric motor-assist system... Read More

2010 Green Car Guide: Fisker and Ford

Fisker Karma: Fisker burst onto the scene just two years ago with plans to offer the first luxury plug-in hybrid, and along with Tesla, has gone a long way toward helping to make the electric car sexy. The Karma luxury sedan is due to enter production in the... Read More

2010 Green Car Guide: Honda and Hyundai

Honda CR-Z:  Honda returns to two-seat sports cars with the CR-Z…sort of.  The chopped-off hatchback bodywork and name call to mind the CR-X of the 1980s, but the the 122-horsepower 1.5 liter four-cylinder with Honda's Integrated Motor Assist hybrid-electric drive is one hundred percent modern.  A...

2010 Green Car Guide: Lexus

Lexus HS250h: Though Lexus has made a name for itself as the primary manufacturer of luxury hybrid vehicles, the HS250h is its first dedicated hybrid. The HS250h comes off like a luxury Prius, with Lexus' familiar styling cues and attention to detail coupled with a hybrid system that's...

2010 Green Car Guide: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes B-Class F-Cell: Mercedes' B-Class is available in Canada and Europe, but hasn't been sold in the United States. That just means that the small test fleet of F-Cell fuel cell vehicles that will be available in California this year will look that much more...

2010 Green Car Guide: Mitsubishi, Nissan and Porsche

Mitsubishi MiEV:  Mitsubishi still hasn't released a definite on-sale date for the MiEV electric for North America, but has confirmed that it plans to market the vehicle here.  Sized like a four-door smart car, the MiEV is an ultra-compact urban city car. Nissan Leaf:  Nissan hopes to jump to the...

2010 Green Car Guide: Tesla and Toyota

Tesla Model S: Tesla's high-performance, high-dollar Roadster was just the beginning for the all-electric company. With the Roadster becoming a familiar face, Tesla is preparing to introduce the Model S, a more mainstream and less expensive electric. The full-electric family sedan promises a 300-mile range and a...

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