Archive for Green Car Spotlight

Chevrolet Volt Components Created from Gulf of Mexico Oil-Soaked Booms

100,000 Pounds of Waste Saved from the Nation’s Landfills DETROIT – Oil-soaked plastic boom material used to soak up oil in the Gulf of Mexico is finding new life as auto parts in the Chevrolet Volt. General Motors has developed a method to convert an estimated 100 miles of the material off the Alabama and […]

Video: The Development History of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt

Check out the development of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, from the concept reveal in 2007 to launch at the end of 2010.

ALMS: Series Continues to Lean in Use of Alternative Energies

Prominent biofuel expert calsl on others to follow ALMS’ example A founding member of Advanced Biofuels USA recognizes the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón as the primary example of a global motorsports platform that promotes and advocates the use of advanced biofuels in competition. As the world’s only major motorsports series to […]

GM to Add 1,000 Electric Vehicle Engineering and Development Jobs in Michigan

Work will focus on next-generation electric vehicles beyond Chevrolet Volt HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – Beginning today, General Motors will add 1,000 engineers and researchers in Michigan over the next two years to significantly expand its vehicle electrification expertise and lead in the development of electric vehicles from hybrids to electric vehicles with extended-range capability, like the […]

Photos: Single-Seat Volkswagen

Volkswagen’s $600 car gets 258 mpg:

Video: Audi A1 e-tron Footage

Video: BMW Plug-in Hybrid Sports Car Approved for Production

BMW has announced that it will build a plug-in hybrid sports car based on the Vision EfficientDynamics concept that debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

BMW Garage Juice Bar

Co-created by BMW Group DesignworksUSA, Garage Juice Bar Provides a Unique Charging Experience that’s Friendly, Accessible, and Easy to Use Los Angeles, CA. – Earlier this month, Cambridge, MA, and New Haven, CT, became the nation’s first locations to receive Garage Juice Bar electric vehicle charging stations. Offered through the Green Parking Council, whose member […]

Porsche Continues to Target Fuel Economy

Significantly reduced fuel consumption with each model change Stuttgart – Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, continues to consistently target fuel economy with each model change. Depending on the model, the savings achieved by all currently available model series in comparison with the corresponding predecessors lie in the double-digit percentage range whilst simultaneously offering […]

Video: Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Premieres in Asia

The 911 GT3 R Hybrid is coming to China. Following the season finale of the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, our racing laboratory will be racing in the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup in Zhuhai on 7 November 2010.