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Insider's take from @EdLoh and @MT_Markus Will Motor Trend "go green"?

Insider's take from @EdLoh and @MT_Markus Will Motor Trend "go green"?

Elon Musk celebrates his Motor Trend win as editor Ed Loh looks on. (Jim Motavalli photo) America’s major car magazines—Motor Trend, Car and Driver, Automobile, Road & Track—have traditionally been somewhat hostile to environmental regulation and green cars, seeing them as “nanny state” obstacles to the enjoyment of unfettered horsepower. In one of the milder rebukes , veteran auto journalist Brock Yates, the former editor of Car and Driver, decried “the lefties and environmentalist nutcases who hate cars and the domestic auto industry and don’t mind if Detroit falls down—just as long as they force everyone to drive electric-powered cars.” Ill-informed screeds about climate change are common, as are attacks on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) rules. In February, C/D identified light rail as one of five entities (a well-known safety advocate was another) that “thre...

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