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Nissan, GM get a bit of a pass.

Maybe the automakers no longer believe that they can influence public opinion with a TV ad. Oh, wait.


So many questions, so few answers.

What will President Trump do? We don't know, but we have some ideas.


In a new Sierra Club study, Tesla scored best among EV automakers.

A Sierra Club study suggests many electric vehicle dealers are either incompetent or not really trying.

Volkswagen Should, 'Cure The Air, Not The Car'

45 Silicon Valley and environmental leaders wrote a letter to CARB suggesting that VW just give up on cleaning the cheater diesels, and make EVs instead.


Bolts, Leafs, Burnouts All Part Of This Year's World EV Party

Almost 200 events are held worldwide to celebrate the growth of the electric vehicle's popularity.


National Drive Electric Week holds its celebration of electric motoring from September 12-20. With over a month to go before the event, there are 122 scheduled gatherings so far, including nine in Canada and one in Hong Kong.


Electric-Vehicle Maker Gets Support on Both Sides of Political Divide

Conservative Koch Brothers, liberal Sierra Club agree that Tesla Motors should be allowed to sell direct to consumers.


Since National Plug In Day became National Drive Electric Week this year, electric-vehicle advocates, or at least the greedier ones, perhaps hoped for a sevenfold increase in attendance. Even though that didn't quite happen, the number of people who showed up to celebrate all that is electric and drives certainly surged. Some even broke a world record for good measure.


Makers of electric vehicles geared towards U.S. consumers would be wise to adopt a sales model similar to that of mobile phones, in which drivers would pay a set fee for unlimited electric charging, ex-Sierra Club Chairman Carl Pope wrote in an editorial for EV World.

The Sierra Club has set up a mileage calculator on their website that purports to tell users how much their mileage would improve if fuel economy requirements were updated and carmakers put all the technology that's currently available on their cars. While this seems like a good idea for showing people how much they would save under the new rules the reality is somewhat flawed.

Here at AutoblogGreen, we try our best to bring you the latest in green automotive news. But what about right now... what if you want to do your best with your current situation. I can certainly understand that, as I would love to own the latest, most fuel-efficient vehicle around, too, but economics dictate that I can't just go out right this minute and spend $20,000 on a new Prius, or more on a Tesla or full electric SUT, like the Phoenix we featured yesterday.

"Out of Balance" is a short film that addresses ExxonMobil's impact on the climate and how the company influences governments and media. The filmmakers have recently posted a two-and-one-half minute trailer on their website and have announced that the movie has been accepted by the Sierra Club Energy Film Festival. As each festival hits a city, expert panelists will also be available for comments.The movie interviews numerous scientists and draws footage from Greenpeace and Union of Concerned Sc

The Toyota Prius was tops on the EPA's annual list of best and worst fuel efficient vehicles. In fact, imports took all but two of the top-10 spots and hybrids accounted for half.

This issue is extremely complex; however, a few recent articles are worth reading if interested.

Does the Clean Air Act give the EPA power to regulate greenhouse gases? If so, can the EPA avoid exercising that authority simply because it doesn't want to? These are the two primary questions David Bookbinder, senior attorney for the Sierra Club, wants the U.S. Supreme Court to answer when Massachusetts v. EPA goes to trial in December.