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Chevy Bolt wins 2017 Green Car of the Year

Beats out four other plug-in contenders.

One more award in what will probably be a boatload.

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Which of these five plug-ins should win the 2017 Green Car of the Year?

All five finalists are plug-in vehicles this year.

Could a minivan take it all?

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2016 Chevy Volt wins Green Car of the Year

Volt Becomes First Model To Win Award Twice

Green Car Journal named the 2016 Chevy Volt its Green Car of the Year. This is the first time a model has won the title twice.

No diesels in the running for 2016 Green Car Of The Year

Finalists Include: Audi A3 E-Tron, Chevy Volt, Honda Civic, Hyundai Sonata, Toyota Prius

For 2016, the Green Car Of The Year finalists include the Audi A3 E-Tron, Chevy Volt, Honda Civic, Hyundai Sonata, Toyota Prius. No diesels this year.

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VW stripped of Green Car Of The Year awards for Jetta, A3 diesels

Green Car Journal Says TDI Winners Proved To Be Ineligible

For the first time in Green Car Awards history, the honor is being rescinded. VW has returned the 2008 and 2010 awards it won for Jetta and Audi A3 diesel.

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BMW i3 wins 2015 Green Car of the Year award

Beats Out CNG, Hybrid And High-Efficiency Gas Finalists

The popular little BMW i3 (popular in the US, at least) was named the 2015 Green Car of the Year at the Los Angeles Auto Show today. The award doesn't just take into account a car's green credentials but also its "availability to the mass market."

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2015 Green Car Of The Year finalists announced, run alt-fuel gamut

Short List Includes Audi A3 TDI, BMW i3, Chevy Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit, VW Golf

The 2015 edition of the Green Car of the Year award is following right in the footsteps of previous years with a variety of alt-fuel powertrains making the just-announced finalists list. You've got your plug-in vehicle (the BMW i3), your compressed natural gas (the Chevy Impala Bi-Fuel), yo

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Honda Accord Hybrid and PHEV win 2014 Green Car of the Year

There was never a chance for a pure electric vehicle to win the 2014 Green Car of the Year – that's because the editors of didn't nominate one. Out of the five-car list of finalists, the many variants of the Honda Accord drove away with the win at the Sebastian Blanco

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Finalists for 2014 Green Car of the Year announced

The list of finalists for the 2014 Green Car of the Year has been announced, and in a genuinely bizarre twist, there's only one hybrid and no electric vehicles among the five contestants, despite the arrival of cars like the BMW i3 and Tesla Model S. Taking the place of the EVs are a pair of diesels, repping a technology that last

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Ford Fusion wins 2013 Green Car Of The Year

After three years that saw a diesel, a plug-in and a natural gas vehicle win Green Car Journal's Green Car of the Year award, the Ford Fusion won the title this year at the start of the second day of the LA Auto Show. The Fusion was nominated in part because it has a variety of powertrain options: hybrid, plug-in hybrid and an EcoBoost gas engine.

2013 Green Car of the Year finalists announced [w/poll]

Ladies and Gentlemen, your finalists for the 2013 Green Car of the Year: the Dodge Dart Aero, Ford C-Max and Fusion, Mazda CX-5 and Toyota Prius C. The list runs the gamut of fuel-efficient powertrains, from hybrids and plug-ins to high-mileage gas burners.

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2012 Green Car of the Year is the Honda Civic Natural Gas

The 2012 Green Car of the Year award was snagged from the electric and diesel jaws of its competitors by the Honda Civic Natural Gas. In a year full of standard gasoline powertrain alternatives, the Civic beat out the Ford Focus Electric, Mitsubishi i, Toyota Prius V and the Sebastian Blanco

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2012 Green Car of the Year winner is the Honda Civic Natural Gas

The 2012 Green Car of the Year award was snagged from the electric and diesel jaws of its competitors by the Honda Civic Natural Gas. In a year full of standard gasoline powertrain alternatives, the Civic beat out the Ford Focus Electric, Mitsubishi i, Toyota Prius V and the Sebastian Blanco

Vauxhall Ampera snags 2011 Green Car of the Year title from What Car?

The Vauxhall Ampera, a vehicle that General Motors describes as Europe's only "zero range anxiety" electric, has been named the Green Car of the Year 2011 by What Car?, one of the UK's leading consumer-focused motoring magazine.

2011 Chevy Volt wins Green Car of the Year title in LA

Joel Ewanick, VP, U.S. Marketing for General Motors, and the Chevy Volt with the Green Car of the Year Award

LA 2010: Chevy Volt wins 2011 Green Car of the Year title

Joel Ewanick, VP, U.S. Marketing for General Motors, and the Chevy Volt with the Green Car of the Year Award

RenDiesel-fueled Audi A3 TDIs complete 1,000-mile Green Car of the Year Tour

2010 Audi A3 TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery

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