Georgia Electric-Car Fee Cut From $200 To $75 By Proposed Bill


Green Car Reports
For a couple of years, Georgia offered an example to the rest of the nation on how a seemingly unlikely state could boost electric-car sales. Then it all came crashing down. Last spring, opponents of the state's generous $5,000 income-tax credit for purchase of a zero-emission vehicle killed off the incentive, in effec...Read more

Diesels Still Needed For Truck Fuel Economy Despite VW Scandal: Advocate


Green Car Reports
Allen Schaeffer probably doesn't have the easiest job these days. He's executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of diesel engines, fuel, and technology. With the Volkswagen diesel-emission scandal soon to enter its sixth month with ...Read more

Multiple Trends Turning Slowly Against Oil, Says Rocky Mountain Institute


Green Car Reports
The cost of a barrel of oil is now just a fraction of what it was several years ago, and fuel prices have mostly fallen across the globe as a result. Oil prices rise and fall, but most industry analysts suggest that the emergence of North American production has loosened OPEC's ability to set prices unilaterally. Still...Read more

Honda HR-V Vs. Mazda CX-3: Compare Cars


The Car Connection
We're in the midst of a small-SUV explosion. Big-name automakers are slotting new utility vehicles at the entry position in their lineups, blending hatchback bodies with tall-wagon rooflines and SUV-style all-wheel drive. Two of the most interesting new offerings are from automakers with a reputation for lean, sporty d...Read more

Cadillac ELR Is Walking Dead (But May Be Great, Rare Used Car)


Green Car Reports
You almost have to pity the Cadillac ELR range-extended electric coupe: It's a very pretty car with luxurious appointments, but no one wants to buy it. And if the rumors that now-departed General Motors CEO Dan Akerson personally set its initial price at $75,000 are true, you have to wonder how it might have done if la...Read more