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NEW! Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Tops Greenest Vehicles List (January 28, 2014)

New Hybrid Car Scores First Place on Greenest Vehicle List (January 16, 2013)

Revised Green Scores Available for 2011 and 2012 Hyundai and Kia Vehicles (November 9, 2012)

Electric Car Tops Greenest Vehicle List for First Time in 12 Years (February 7, 2012)

Latest Technologies Place but Don't Win in this Year's Greenest List (February 15, 2011)

Latest Technologies Keep a Low Profile in This Year's Greenest Vehicles (January 19, 2010)

Annual Ranking of Green Vehicles Shows Progress Despite Tough Times
(February 3, 2009)

Natural Gas and Hybrid Vehicles Still Stars, Diesels Still No-Shows in Annual Ranking
of Top Eco-Friendly Vehicles
(February 19, 2008)

Clean Sweep by Imports in Annual Ranking of Top Eco-Friendly Vehicles (February 6, 2007)

Documents

2014's Greenest, Meanest, and Greener Choices lists (PDF). Available for media use. Please do not reproduce without citation

Model Year 1998–2014 Low Emission Vehicles — comprehensive list of MY1999 to MY 2014 vehicles that scored 40 and above in our rankings. Please note that preferred parking programs for LEED certified buildings now need to comply with a Green Score cutoff of 45 and above. For a comprehensive list of these vehicles, please click HERE.

Rating the Environmental Impact of Motor Vehicles: ACEEE's Green Book Methodology, 2011 Edition

Driving Green — tips on how to save fuel and pollute less (PDF)

Green by Design
— an article on advanced vehicle technology (2006)

2013 Vehicle Ranking Highlights

2012 Vehicle Ranking Highlights

2011 Vehicle Ranking Highlights (Updated November 9th, 2012 to reflect changes to Hyundai and Kia Green Scores)

2010 Vehicle Ranking Highlights

2009 Vehicle Ranking Highlights

2008 Vehicle Ranking Highlights

2007 Vehicle Ranking Highlights

 


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