When General Motors unveiled plans to temporarily halt production of the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt for five weeks, the announcement was widely portrayed as the demise of one of our favorite vehicles.
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General Motors recently announced that it will halt production of the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid for up to five weeks due to poor sales and rising inventory numbers. In February GM sold 1,023 Volts,
The Honda CR-Z was first introduced as a concept vehicle in 2007 with the production version finally arriving at the end of 2010. As soon as the CR-Z concept was unveiled, it immediately brought back
We were pretty sure that the Republican party was all for American-made cars and the American jobs they create, but we must be wrong because they've recently begun an all-out war on the American-made
GM has announced a new low emissions package for the 2012 Chevy Volt, which will provide a few extra green benefits for Volt owners in California. Volts with the special add-on, which is now standard in
Toyota's newest Prius model, the 2012 Prius c, is set to hit dealerships next month. The Prius c is now the smallest Prius model available and sits at the opposite end of the lineup from the "versatile"
Switzerland-based industrial machine behemoth ABB just announced plans to throw its weight behind a massive network of electric vehicle charging stations across Europe, the US, and Asia. The company plans
Though the matchup between the Patriots and the Giants might be drawing a lot of football fans, many people will be tuning into the Super Bowl just for the commercials! GM knows this too and this year,
President Obama decided to make a quick visit to the Washington D.C. Auto Show this week in order to applaud American automobile manufacturers for their recent green transportation successes. While at the
President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address to the nation last night while standing firm on his believe that American ingenuity will carry us safely into a secure future. His overall
Tesla - the company that made electric vehicles sexy for the first time - just announced that they're on track to get the first Model S sedans on the road next summer. While talking to Autoblog at the
So far Cleveland has flattened 6,400 homes since 2005, and another 20,000 are slated for demolition throughout the county. Replacing these dilapidated areas will be parks, yards and community gardens
The original campus was designed by famed Barcelona architect Manuel Baldrich I Tubau. Batlle I Roig kept Tubau’s historic design, but added their own modifications to the complex, as well as an
The race for the coolest electric vehicle in the United States just heated up a little as Mercedes-Benz's Head of Sales and Marketing Joachim Schmidt just announced that a US-only range-extended B-Class
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Volkswagen is late to the hybrid party, but they're trying to make up for lost time by focusing on hybrid tech inside their new Jetta Hybrid instead of designing a new car
The designers who crafted the exterior and interior of the MiRay stopped by the stand to pose with the car while we were visiting, so we snapped a few photos of them by their creation while we were there.
The Renault Zoe ZE Concept uses a 95-horsepower motor and a lithium ion battery to create a total vehicle range of 100 miles. The car features multiple hexagonal honeycomb details, even comprising the
The Via eREV VTRUX pickup will go into production next year and ramp up production to 20,000 units at some point after that. Via also has an SUV and van in the works, both pictured here. All three
The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 claims to be the most powerful and efficient full hybrid in its segment, and will come with a twin-turbo six in-line engine paired with an electric drive system for a total output
In the run-up to this year's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Ford announced a plan to recycle around 2 million used plastic bottles for use in its Focus Electric vehicle. The plastic will
General Motors announced yesterday that they'll be making enhancements on all Chevy Volts currently on the road in an effort to allay fears that Volt batteries will catch on fire after severe crashes. The
China just took a massive step forward for renewable energy as it flipped the switch on the world’s largest battery, which will help integrate a solar project and a wind farm into a smart grid. Capable
Calling all writers and editors! Are you a green transportation expert who obsessively follows the latest developments in high-speed rail, alternative fuels, and green vehicles? We're looking for a
General Motors just announced a partnership with Japanese company Teijin that they hope will lead to lighter weight and more efficient vehicles. Teijin is an advanced materials company that specializes
One of the reasons Americans are still buying huge vehicles is that they occasionally need to haul large loads across town or on a road trip, and small cars just don't do the job. Rinspeed has come up
Founder Matt Tomasulo was a city planning student in Raleigh, North Carolina who decided to create and sell shirts printed with his own town at local markets. The hand-screened, water based ink designs
Philadelphia is already known as a bike-friendly city, ranking number one in bike commuting per capita in the United States (2011). Perhaps this rank has spurred inspiration for their new city-wide
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