Green Car Journal

Green Car Journal a monthly publication created in 1992, now published as an annual, focuses on green vehicles and environmentally friendly energy and technologies. The founder and editor is Ron Cogan.[1] Co-founder and executive publisher through 1997 was David A. Gautreau (David A. Gautreau - The Control Room, established 1982). The magazine also hosts events, produces ride-and-drives of advanced and clean fuel vehicles, and conducts various outreach efforts to educate consumers about green vehicle choices.[2][3]

Green Car Journal
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The Green Car Journal’s 2010 cover, which featured the Green Car of the Year award winner, an Audi diesel. The car’s award was rescinded due to the later Volkswagen emissions scandal.
EditorRon Cogan
FounderRon Cogan
Year founded1992
CountryUnited States

In November 2004 the magazine's Spring 2004 edition won a silver medal for "Best Single Magazine Issue" from the International Automotive Media Awards, together with eight other awards for magazine writing.[4][5]


The Green Car of the Year[6] and the Green Car Vision Award are annual awards granted by the Green Car Journal.


  1. ^ Chris Woodyard (December 23, 2012). "Drive On: Green Car Journal marks 20th anniversary". USA Today. Retrieved November 13, 2015.
  2. ^ "2009 Green Car Vision Award Finalists Announced". The Auto Channel. December 19, 2009. Retrieved June 12, 2010.
  3. ^ "About us". GreenCar. Archived from the original on March 4, 2011. Retrieved January 30, 2011.
  4. ^ "The 2004 International Automotive Media Awards" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 7, 2011. Retrieved January 30, 2011.
  5. ^ "Green Car Named Best in Division, Earns a Dozen Awards at International Media Competition in NYC". Green car group. November 30, 2004. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved January 30, 2011.
  6. ^ "VW and Audi Returning Green Car Of The Year® Awards, Vehicles Deemed Ineligible". PR News. September 30, 2015. Retrieved November 13, 2015.

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