Tag: Green

A Lot of People Were Protesting Cars in Germany Over the Weekend, but SUVs Received Special Attention

<img data-attachment-id="1689024" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504068248.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 frankfurt auto show protsets" data-image-description=" eugeniusro/shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504068248-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504068248-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1689024″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504068248-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504068248-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504068248-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504068248-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504068248-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504068248-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504068248.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Thousands of people amassed in Germany over the weekend to protest the automotive industry. Ground […]

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First Mazda EV to Bow Next Month

<img data-attachment-id="1623898" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-e1525374010414.jpg" data-orig-size="1550,1163" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 mazda cx-3 front" data-image-description=" Mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1623898 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> Mazda, a manufacturer with exactly zero electric or hybrid vehicles in its lineup, plans to join the gas-free fray at the Tokyo Motor Show in October. The hesitant automaker recently announced plans […]

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Four Becomes Two: California Will Now Fund Your Transition From Car to Bike

California wants that ’84 Olds Eighty-Eight gone, stat. In its place, a citizen of limited means can apply for disposal funding and the (partial) means of replacing it with a cleaner car, or opt instead for a transit pass or car-sharing membership. Now, the state Senate has amended earlier legislation to include more “mobility.” The Clean […]

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Tesla Dodges Chinese Tax, Raises Prices

<img data-attachment-id="1582578" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1.jpg" data-orig-size="2040,1360" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla-model-3" data-image-description=" Tesla Model 3 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1582578 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg” alt=”Tesla Model 3, Image: Tesla” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With a 25-percent import tariff looming like a hanging blade over U.S.-built vehicles in the […]

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Trucks, Fuel Economy, and the Desire for More

<img data-attachment-id="1685446" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265.jpg" data-orig-size="3872,2592" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D60","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1565880523","copyright":"","focal_length":"22","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.00625","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Matthew Guy ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-610×408.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685446 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-610×408.jpg” alt=”2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel” width=”610″ height=”408″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-610×408.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-768×514.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DSC_1265-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> There’s a Consumer Reports study making the rounds that reveals […]

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UK Parliament Committee Wants to Ban All Private Cars and Trucks by 2050

<img data-attachment-id="1685988" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/harry-and-loti-in-london.jpg" data-orig-size="1243,711" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="harry and loti in london" data-image-description=" ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/harry-and-loti-in-london-450×257.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/harry-and-loti-in-london-610×349.jpg” class=”size-large wp-image-1685988 aligncenter” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/harry-and-loti-in-london-610×349.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”349″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/harry-and-loti-in-london-610×349.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/harry-and-loti-in-london-75×43.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/harry-and-loti-in-london-450×257.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/harry-and-loti-in-london-768×439.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/harry-and-loti-in-london-120×69.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/harry-and-loti-in-london.jpg 1243w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> If you’re any kind of a car enthusiast, or you just think the personal automobile is […]

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Toyota – the Non-EV Brand People Assume Is an EV Brand

<img data-attachment-id="1652956" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Toyota-Prius-AWD-e-blue.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,899" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e blue" data-image-description=" Image: Toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Toyota-Prius-AWD-e-blue-450×337.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Toyota-Prius-AWD-e-blue-610×457.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1652956 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Toyota-Prius-AWD-e-blue-610×457.jpg” alt=”2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e blue – Image: Toyota” width=”610″ height=”457″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Toyota-Prius-AWD-e-blue-610×457.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Toyota-Prius-AWD-e-blue-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Toyota-Prius-AWD-e-blue-450×337.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Toyota-Prius-AWD-e-blue-768×575.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Toyota-Prius-AWD-e-blue-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Toyota-Prius-AWD-e-blue.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Confusion still reigns in the minds of […]

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Report: Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Tapped for Brace of Midsize EV Crossovers

<img data-attachment-id="884465" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ford-logo.jpg" data-orig-size="1680,1050" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.8","credit":"","camera":"iPhone 4","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1298107205","copyright":"","focal_length":"3.85","iso":"80","shutter_speed":"0.0056818181818182","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="ford logo" data-image-description=" Image: Ford Motor Company ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ford-logo-450×281.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ford-logo-610×381.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-884465 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ford-logo-610×381.jpg” alt=”ford logo” width=”610″ height=”381″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ford-logo-610×381.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ford-logo-75×47.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ford-logo-450×281.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ford-logo-120×75.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While Ford has a “Mustang-inspired” electric crossover on the way for 2020 and a ICE-free F-150 coming […]

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Fueling Stations Reach Parity in UK As Subsidy Cut Sinks Plug-in Hybrids

The United Kingdom, a highly populous (and heavily taxed) country that’s smaller than 11 U.S. states, may serve as a canary in the coal mine for electric vehicle adoption. If there’s enough places to charge up your EV, will buyers make the switch? From across the pond comes news that, for the first time, the […]

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Green Privilege: Frontier Airlines Is Offering Free Flights to Passengers With ‘Green’ Last Names

Photo: iStock Looking to sneak away for a cheap, last-minute summer vacay? Looks like Frontier Airlines may have you covered—if your last name is “Green” or “Greene,” that is. The Colorado-based airline is giving away flights of up to $400 in value to promote its “Green Week,” CNN reports. The initiative is meant to draw […]

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Updated Bargain Basement EV Lands in Europe With Extra Range

While Hyundai’s compact Ioniq hatchback is most commonly seen in hybrid and plug-in hybrid guise, there’s also an all-electric model that took its sweet time breaking out of California. It’s notable not for its range (which, at 124 miles, puts it on par with also-ran EVs like the Volkswagen e-Golf), but for its price, which […]

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Gas War: Efficiency Rollback Would Raise Fuel Costs, Study Claims

<img data-attachment-id="1663198" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,668" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gas pump fuel pump shutterstock_1118002874" data-image-description=" CC7/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1663198″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The fuel economy rollback posited by the Trump administration remains a hotly debated issue within […]

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Colorado, Automakers Shake Hands Ahead of EV Plunge

<img data-attachment-id="1666904" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.5","credit":"Frenak\/Chevrolet","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"2019 Chevrlet Bolt EV","created_timestamp":"1537156800","copyright":"","focal_length":"30","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.016666666666667","title":"2019 Chevrlet Bolt EV","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV" data-image-description=" Image: Chevrolet ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1666904 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV – Image: Chevrolet” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> […]

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A Hybrid Many Didn’t Know Existed Will Soon Disappear Completely

“Nissan will not offer the Rogue Hybrid for model year 2020. We will continue to focus efforts on the best-selling Rogue and new 2020 Rogue Sport,” said Nissan spokesperson Kevin Raftery following the release of a 2020 Rogue pricing sheet that omitted any mention of a hybrid. Raftery did not disclose how many Americans actually took home a Rogue […]

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Ford’s Small Car Purge Continues Apace

Two months and change after Ford Motor Company ceased production of North America’s smallest Blue Oval vehicle, Europeans are waking up to news that their tiniest offering has a date with death. The Ka+, a name this writer can’t read without imagining a Bostonian pronouncing the word “car,” will disappear from the marketplace thanks to —what […]

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