Ron Cogan [Outspoken]


Documenting 25 Years of Green Cars

I was changed by the 1990 introduction of the GM Impact electric car prototype at the Los Angeles Auto Show, then again by the amazing array of electric, hydrogen, and ‘green’ vehicles I witnessed at the 1991 Tokyo Motor Show. I knew that ‘green’ cars would be important. So, for 25 years now, this has been my … [Read More...]


Audi TechDay Leichtbau

International Symposium on Sustainability

Coinciding with the release of symposium co-sponsor Alcantara’s fifth annual Sustainability Report, the International Symposium on … [Read More...]

Intelligent Transportation


Automated Cars: Our Driving Future?

Just about every major automaker is developing automated vehicle technology. Experts predict we’ll see the first highly automated … [Read More...]


2015 Honda Fit

41 MPG Honda Fit, No Hybrid Needed

The road to higher efficiency is an appealing one these days and driving a small car is one way to get there. While it’s true that … [Read More...]

Auto Shows


Green Car Awards in Washington DC

For a decade, Green Car Journal has been recognizing vehicles that significantly raise the bar in environmental performance. With … [Read More...]


2011 Chevrolet Volt Battery Animation

Primer: The Benefits of Plug-In Hybrids

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) combine the functionality of a gasoline-electric hybrid with the zero-emission capabilities … [Read More...]


2015 Ford Focus ST

Ford Offers EcoBoost Performance Mods

It’s well understood that Ford’s EcoBoost engines combine direct injection, variable valve timing, and turbocharging to achieve … [Read More...]



A Huge Breakthrough in Fuel Economy

A steady stream of advanced powertrains, new fuel-efficient systems like stop/start, and more alternative fuels have helped raise … [Read More...]



Fuel Cell Vehicles – In the Present Tense

Today, consumers in California can drive and lease the first wave of commercially available fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in … [Read More...]

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