Category Archives: Green technology

North American International Auto Show from a Green Perspective

Fuel-efficient technologies are the star of the show Major automotive suppliers are displaying fuel economy technology to assist automakers make the steep climb into federal fuel economy standards and to reach consumers with growing interest in fuel efficient vehicles. Suppliers … Continue reading

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2013 Green Car of the Year Nominees Emphasize Efficiency over Distinction

While last year’s Green Car of the Year award seemed focused on which green vehicle technology would take the lead (compressed natural gas, electric vehicles, hybrid, or clean diesel), this year’s list emphasizes efficiency – and includes brands you might … Continue reading

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Extended Version of Green Auto Market Available Now, with Lots of Cool Stuff

For those interested in learning more about electric vehicles, hybrids, and alternative fuel vehicles, it’s easy to find a wave of media coverage, especially when new cars are unveiled at major auto shows. But what about the market forces shaping … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Dropping Gas Prices Decide Fate of Green Machines

Have you noticed that gasoline prices have been declining lately, and that it’s now summertime, when gas prices can spike up? Gas prices are dropping below $3 a gallon in a few markets. When you hear experts like Chevy Volt … Continue reading

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Green Automotive Digest Comes Back

Green Automotive Digest will start up again Tuesday, and will be a weekly publication tracking the business of green cars, fuels, and technologies. It’s read by about 65,000 managers in the auto industry – dealers, OEMs, suppliers, fleets, associations, and … Continue reading

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Green Automotive Digest on Life Support But Coming Back

Green Automotive Digest has been on hiatus since early December, and will be starting up again in early April. The format will be changing and will be closer to the monthly publication I started in February called Green Auto Market. … Continue reading

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US Hybrid Sales in January 2012

US hybrid vehicle sales have been holding steady for a while now — a bit more than 2% of US new vehicle sales, and the Toyota Prius has been about half that amount, sometimes more. Toyota does well in hybrids … Continue reading

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So what exactly is this Green Auto Market thing?

On February 15, 2012, a new monthly publication will be launched called Green Auto Market, with the tagline of “The business of green cars, fuels, and technologies.” It’s a business publication for people in the green car business — automakers, … Continue reading

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Green Automotive Digest – Changes in Store

Green Automotive Digest in on hiatus for now. It will be starting back up, most likely in February, with some content changes. We know that it needs to be distinct and meet some missing information needs out there, during a … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Green Automotive Digest for Now

Automotive Digest’s weekly e-newsletter Green Automotive Digest is going on hiatus — maybe temporarily, maybe permanently. It makes me sad to report it. Starting in October 2009, it came out as Automotive Digest Weekly Green, and earlier this year changed … Continue reading

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