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LA Auto Show Shifts Gears but Maintains High-Tech Focus

Autonomous, connected-car tech vie for attention with green machines.

by on Nov.20, 2015

The L.A. Auto Show carved out a niche on the circuit as the showcase event for green technologies. However, that's changing to all auto technologies.

When it lifted the covers off its new Clarity Fuel-Cell Vehicle this week, Honda carried on a long-running L.A. Auto Show tradition of focusing on green automotive technology.

But where hybrids, plug-ins, battery-electric and hydrogen vehicles have dominated the annual Tinseltown event for much of the last two decades, environmentally friendly vehicles have had to share the stage this year. The 2015 show, in fact, opened with a day-long symposium on connected car technology, and much of the buzz during the media preview surrounded autonomous vehicles.

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The L.A. Auto Show “has evolved from a single technology – environmental technology – to a broader range of technologies,” said American Honda Executive Vice President John Mendel. (more…)

Award Highlights Best in New Green Technology

Automakers push technological envelope with entries.

by on Dec.17, 2013

The Honda Accord won Green Car Journal's "Green Car of the Year" honor. The magazine also honors the Green Car Technology of the Year for innovations that help vehicles save energy.

Buyers of new vehicles often consider the awards those cars and trucks have racked up, especially those wanting an environmentally friendly ride. However, it behooves them to look beyond just the simple honors, like Green Car of the Year.

The 2014 Green Car Technology Award will be handed out in late January and should play a role in any research new vehicle buyers are doing as part of their due diligence.

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The award, which is given by the Green Car Journal, lauds automakers that come up with the best ideas that lead to vehicles that save energy. (more…)