Archive for Green Car Spotlight

ROUSH CLEANTECH Driving Alternative Fuels and Propane Forward

ROUSH® CleanTech debuts as new propane-fueled vehicle engineering company at 2010 Green Fleet Expo LIVONIA, Mich. – Jack Roush, legend and champion of motorsports, takes his track knowledge to the streets today with the announcement of a brand new venture bearing his well established brand – ROUSH® CleanTech, an environmentally-sound company destined to provide clean, […]

Video: 2014 Lotus Elite Hybrid Convertible Supercar

BMW Manufacturing Introduces Hydrogen Fuel Cell Material Handling Equipment

Company’s Commitment to Sustainability Also Focused on Facilities Spartanburg, S.C. – BMW Manufacturing Co. announced today it is implementing a new alternative fuel platform to use hydrogen fuel cells to power the plant’s material handling equipment. Hydrogen fuel cell-powered forklifts, tuggers and stackers will be used in BMW’s new assembly hall that produces the new […]

2011 Chevrolet Volt Reinvents Automotive Transportation In A Complete, No-Compromises Electric Package

- World’s first mass-produced, plug-in electric vehicle with a range-extending onboard engine – Revolutionary Voltec propulsion system delivers between 25 and 50 miles of electric driving (depending on terrain, driving techniques and temperature) with a long-life, 16-kW lithium-ion battery and 111-kW (149-hp) electric drive unit; and up to 310 miles of extended range with an […]

Chevrolet Volt Electric Drive: Engineered for Efficiency

DETROIT – As GM has started the media launch program for the Chevrolet Volt, some confusion has emerged about details of the Volt’s drive technology. The engineering of the Voltec electric drive unit is very sophisticated. As part of the media launch, we’re diving deeper into how the system works than we have in the […]

Aston Martin Cygnet Confirmed for Production

Innovation, Luxury and Individuality • Aston Martin Cygnet to become a production reality in 2011 • Designed and built at Aston Martin’s Gaydon headquarters • An Aston Martin tailor fit solution for the city offering luxury and individuality Gaydon – Aston Martin is pleased to confirm that the Cygnet luxury city car – originally shown […]

Chevrolet Volt’s 240V Home Charging Unit Priced at $490

DETROIT – Chevrolet has an agreement with a supplier to offer Chevrolet Volt owners one of the most affordable 240V home charging units on the market. Priced by SPX Service Solutions at $490 before installation, Chevrolet’s “Voltec” 240V home charging unit is one of several 240V home charging units that will be offered for sale […]

Video: 911 GT3 R Hybrid Race Recap – 2010 Petit LeMans

Porsche’s racing laboratory, the 911 GT3 R Hybrid, with 24 Hours of Le Mans champions Timo Bernhard/Mike Rockenfeller (both Germany) and Romain Dumas (France) aboard, was the 18th best finisher in a starting field of 41 cars.

Video: Audi e-tron Spyder Introduction Sequence

This mute sequence was used to introduce the Audi e-tron Spyder model at the Autosalon Paris 2010. For more impressions visit: http://www.audi.com/etronspyder http://www.audi.de/etronspyder

Power to the People – Chevrolet Unplugs Volt and Hits the Road

Cross-country drive brings the Chevrolet Volt directly to consumers DETROIT – A caravan of Chevrolet Volts will embark on a 3,400-mile, cross-country drive showcasing how easy it will be to live with the world’s first electric vehicle with extended-range capability. The tour, dubbed “Volt Unplugged,” will give consumers an opportunity to test-drive the Volt, meet […]