SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Green Car Journal has famous a Chevrolet Colorado as a magazine’s 2018 Green Truck of a Year™ and a Ford Police Responder Hybrid as a 2018 Commercial Green Car of a Year™ during a San Antonio Auto Truck Show press discussion today. Earning approval as a magazine’s first-ever 2018 Performance Green Car of a Year™ was Mazda’s MX-5 Miata. These prestigious awards respect environmental care in a automotive margin by identifying a best-of-the-best ‘green’ models in a pickup, light blurb vehicle, and opening automobile fields.
“Highlighting environmental feat by blurb vehicles, trucks, and opening cars – vehicles that have frequency been ‘green’ by inlet – is increasingly critical and we’re gratified to be honoring these during a San Antonio Auto Truck Show,” pronounced Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and GreenCarJournal.com. “For years, automakers have focused on conceptualizing and building mainstream sedans, hatchbacks, and even crossover vehicles charity larger potency and softened environmental performance. An expanding concentration on workhorses like pickups and light blurb vehicles, and now even opening cars, means buyers in these segments also have an eventuality to expostulate ‘green’.”
Chevrolet’s Colorado mid-size pickup offers scarcely a same capacity, functionality, and facilities as this automaker’s full-size pickup, though with a some-more compress form and shorter branch radius that creates it easier to scheme and park in parsimonious city environs. Along with being a workhorse, it’s also courteous with a large design, array of modernized on-board electronics, and discretionary seating that accommodates adult to five. Importantly, with a accessible Duramax Turbodiesel a Colorado delivers adult to 30 highway mpg, a best in a segment.
As a initial pursuit-rated hybrid military car, Ford’s Police Responder Hybrid promises to move significantly larger fuel potency and environmental opening to military dialect fleets opposite a nation. Based on a Ford Fusion Hybrid, a Police Responder Hybrid is approaching to broach 38 total mpg and a few miles of ‘stealth’ pushing on batteries. When parked, a battery container allows a engine to close off for brief durations while gripping a car’s wiring running, saving fuel and dwindling emissions.
Mazda’s extensively-redesigned, fourth-generation MX-5 Miata offers a sporty and fun pushing knowledge in roadster and new RF retractable fastback form. This lightweight two-seat sports automobile is powered by a 2.0-liter SKYACTIV engine with a 6-speed primer delivery or 6-speed Sport automatic, delivering 155 horsepower and achieving adult to 35 highway mpg. Long a favorite of sports automobile enthusiasts, a Miata has also been renouned in pledge spec racing.
Along with a Colorado, 2018 Green Truck of a Year™ finalists enclosed a Ford F-150, GMC Canyon, Honda Ridgeline, and Toyota Tacoma. Considered with a Ford Police Responder Hybrid for 2018 Commercial Green Car of a Year™ were finalists Ford F-250 Super Duty, Ford Transit Connect, Mercedes-Benz Metris, and RAM ProMaster City. Vying for 2018 Performance Green Car of a Year™ along with a Mazda MX-5 Miata were a Acura NSX, Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang, and Honda Civic Type R.
“This year’s winners truly conclude what a Green Journal Awards are all about as a trend of potency and environmental opening continues to be extended in a automotive industry,” pronounced SADA boss Pam Crail. “Raising recognition of this sold difficulty of cars and trucks is peerless in assuring that a automotive attention will continue to furnish good immature vehicles.”
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About Green Car Journal
The Green Car Awards™ are an critical partial of Green Car Journal’s mission to showcase environmental swell in a automobile industry. The award-winning repository and GreenCarJournal.com are premier sources of information on high fuel efficiency, low emission, modernized technology, and connected vehicles. Performance Green Car of a Year™, Green Truck of a Year™, and Commercial Green Car of a Year™ are trademarks of Green Car Journal and RJ Cogan Specialty Publications Group, Inc.
About San Antonio Auto Truck Show
The San Antonio Auto and Truck Show (SAAS), constructed by a San Antonio Automobile Dealers, is a preeminent automotive event, bringing all things automotive to South Texas. Dubbed “the largest salon in South Texas,” uncover visitors emporium and review all creates and models of cars and trucks underneath one roof. The uncover is also a “Truck Capital of a Southwest.” The uncover is in a 49th year and is holding place during a fantastic Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center from November 9-12, 2017.
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