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GM CEO Barra Confirms Plans for Electric Pickup

GM CEO Barra Confirms Plans for Electric Pickup

General Motors will build an all-electric pickup, CEO Mary Barra said Tuesday, confirming a report that first appeared in TheDetroitBureau.com in February. The executive declined to provide details about the project, but the news took few industry observers by...
Survey: Most Americans See EVs as City, Commuter Cars

Survey: Most Americans See EVs as City, Commuter Cars

Sales of battery-based vehicles have finally begun to escalate as their availability – along with public awareness – grows. But a new survey suggests that consumers are pigeonholing them into a niche that could limit their popularity. Nearly two out of three American...
Bipartisan Group Looks to Create New EV Tax Credits

Bipartisan Group Looks to Create New EV Tax Credits

Just weeks after President Donald Trump announced to the dismay of automakers and environmentalists he plans to eliminate all electric vehicle tax credits, a bipartisan group of lawmakers will introduce a bill to put new ones in place. The group’s bill, named the...
2019 Green Car Winners Announced at DC Auto Show

2019 Green Car Winners Announced at DC Auto Show

Its been a decade since Nissan broke ground with the rollout of its original Leaf, the first mass production battery-electric vehicle. The second-generation Leaf has lots more competition these days but remains a standout, at least according to the members of the...
Honda Leads the Pack in Fuel Economy, Emissions

Honda Leads the Pack in Fuel Economy, Emissions

If you’re looking for a real gas miser of a vehicle, start with Honda. The Japanese automaker is the most fuel-efficient automaker in America says a new report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Honda has the highest fleet average fuel economy and lowest...
Green Car Finalists Revealed

Green Car Finalists Revealed

With automakers facing increasingly stringent mileage and emissions standards, automakers are rapidly ramping up production of more and more environmentally friendly products, from breakthrough gas engines like Mazda’s new SkyActiv-X to all-electric offerings such as...