Car makers do well in the public's perception of green companies. Illustration by wallygrom (busy at work) via flickr and Creative Commons.
Interbrand has come out with their list of the world's 'best' or top 50 green brands. And as they say in their
Alex previously wrote about concerns as China Tightens Grasp on Rare Earth Metals Vital for Green Technologies; now we are seeing it in action. After a dispute over a collision between the Japanese Coast Guard and a Chinese
More than 8 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles have been recalled worldwide (including the 2010 Prius), and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has linked at least 52 deaths to unexpected acceleration in these vehicles. Although floormats
Apologies for the bad Photoshop job... Photo: Zipcar Logo, Toyota
Less Than 1% of Zipcar Fleet, But...
I'm pretty sure that many TreeHugger readers are also Zipcar customers (car-sharing in general is booming), and chances are that with that crowd, the
We all knew it was coming, but now it's official. Toyota has formally filed a voluntary recall for 437,000 hybrid vehicles worldwide. Most of those are third generation Prius hybrids, but they're also recalling the few Prius PHEV out
Update: Kaizen Fail: Toyota Recalls 437,000 Hybrids Worldwide, Mostly 2010 Prius Models
311,000 Third Generation Prius Hybrids to be Recalled by Toyota
It seems like Toyota has yet to hit rock bottom. Last week the NHTSA announced that it
The Japanese Government Told Toyota to do the Same
Now's not a good time for Toyota, and it's not a good time for the 2010 Prius hybrid, a kind of "halo" car for the company. Yesterday, I wrote about an acceleration problem that Apple
Photo: Michael Graham Richard
Twice As Much as 2009 Hybrid Production
According to the Nikkei, Toyota is planning to ramp up hybrid vehicle production pretty significantly this year, with a goal of production 1 million hybrids annually in 2011 (up from