The Audi Q4 e-tron is the green car of the year 2022; Green Car Awards winners include Lucid, Tesla, Hyundai, BrightDrop and Chevrolet

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LOS ANGELES, November 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The zero-emission Audi Q4 e-tron rose to the top among a stellar field of all-electric finalists to earn the coveted honor of Green car log Green car of the year 2022®. It is joined by an outstanding group of winners in five additional Green Car Awards â„¢ categories, including Lucid Air, Chevrolet Bolt EUV, Hyundai IONIQ 5, BrightDrop EV600 and Tesla Model S Plaid. All electric vehicles, the environmental achievement these models champion has never been more important than now, as the world’s attention focuses on climate change at the UN COP26 top to Glasgow.

“This is a well-deserved victory for Audi and its exceptional Q4 e-tron and Q4 e-tron Sportback,” said Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green car log and GreenCarJournal.com. “Audi has shown a strong commitment to electrification with an increasing number of plug-in hybrid and fully electric models. Particularly important is the all-new Q4 e-tron as it offers drivers a premium zero-emission electric crossover SUV at an affordable price. the price.”

The winner for Green Car of the Year is selected by a distinguished jury that includes leaders from national energy efficiency and environmental organizations, as well as famous automotive experts. Jay leno and Green car log Staff. This invited jury includes Paula glover, president of the Alliance to save energy; Mindy Lubber, President of CERES; Joseph K. Lyou, President and CEO of the Coalition for Clean Air; Matt Petersen, President and CEO of Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Climate Mayors; and dr. Alain lloyd, President Emeritus of the International Council on Clean Transportation and Principal Investigator at the Energy Institute, University of Texas at Austin.

Since the first green car of the year® was announced in 2005, the Green Car Awards have broadened to recognize a growing number of “greener” vehicles in categories important to consumers. The winners of these important Green Car Awards 2022 are:

Lucid Air – Luxury Green Car of the Year 2022

An exceptional new entry from a brand new automaker, the Lucid Air is luxurious and fast, delivering an industry-leading 520 mile electric range.

Chevrolet Bolt EUV – Urban Green Car of the Year 2022

Packed with a compact footprint and welcome functionality, the Bolt EUV electric crossover delivers city-friendly handling and a range of 247 miles.

BrightDrop EV600 – Commercial Green Car of the Year 2022

A new company from GM, BrightDrop offers its all-new EV600 electric delivery van for a variety of zero-emission delivery needs.

Tesla Model S Plaid – 2022 Green Performance Car of the Year

With 1,020 horsepower ready, Tesla’s Plaid Model S offers a 0-60mph acceleration of 1.9 seconds and a top speed of 167mph.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 – Green SUV of the year 2022

The new Hyundai IONIQ 5 crossover SUV features a sleek design, spacious interior and targeted electric range of up to 300 miles.

Two additional awards, the 2022 Green Truck of the Year â„¢ and the 2022 Family Green Car of the Year â„¢, will be announced at the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show on 12 november.

About Green Car Journal

Since its launch in 1992, the Green car log, and its associated website GreenCarJournal.com, focused on the intersection of automotive, energy and the environment. As part of its mission, the magazine strives to educate consumers about making better and more environmentally friendly vehicle choices that have a more positive impact on our lives and the world around us.

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SOURCE Green Car Journal


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