28 Apr '11, 5pm

Green Car Makers Travel Different Roads to Sustainability

Green Car Makers Travel Different Roads to Sustainability

At this year's New York International Auto Show, the capstone of the 2010-2011 auto show season, the major auto makers' displays were big, bold and green remained the theme as the industry moves back to financial stability. As we reported from Geneva , nearly every major introduction touted environmental performance as a focal point, if not the heart of the news. Driving Change There's widespread agreement on the reason automakers are going green: $4 gasoline is the "new normal," environmental regulations are tightening and headlines calling for freedom from oil spills and autocrats are all over the news. A Fork in the Road What the New York show highlighted, however, is that automakers disagree on the path toward sustainable mobility. Some are taking a technological route. For example, we saw the Chevy Volt take home this year's "World Green Car of the Year" award and the...

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