2017 – Truck, Commercial, and Performance Green Car of the Year Finalists Announced by San Antonio Auto & Truck Show

SAN ANTONIO, October 4, 2017 —  Green Car Journal has identified finalists for its prestigious Green Car Awards™ hosted annually by the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show in San Antonio, Texas. In contention for the 2018 Performance Green Car of the Year™ award are the Acura NSX, Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang, Honda Civic Type R, and Mazda MX-5 Miata. 2018 Green Truck of the Year™ finalists include the Chevrolet Colorado, Ford F-150, GMC Canyon, Honda Ridgeline, and Toyota Tacoma. Finalists for 2018 Commercial Green Car of the Year™ include the Ford F-250 Super Duty, Ford Transit Connect, Ford Police Responder Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz Metris, and RAM ProMaster City.

“The diversity of this year’s award finalists shows just how aggressively environmental achievement is emerging in all vehicle classes,” said Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and GreenCarJournal.com. “This year’s award finalists at the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show include pickups and vans, sports cars and sedans, hybrids and conventionally powered vehicles. Their common thread is increased efficiency, lower carbon emissions, and greater environmental performance.”

The Green Car Awards™ at the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show honor pickups, light commercial vehicles, and performance vehicles that feature greater efficiency and notable environmental achievement. Nominated vehicles will be on display in a special Green Car Awards™ Finalists Exhibit during the run-of-show. Winners will be announced at a Green Car Journal press conference on November 9.

“As we move toward the goal of efficiency in the industry, it is important to bring recognition to these transits, cars, and trucks so that more consumers are aware of all that they can do and how they can better impact the environment,” said Pam Crail, President of San Antonio Auto Dealers.

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About Green Car Journal

The Green Car Awards™ are an important part of Green Car Journal’s mission to showcase environmental progress in the auto industry. The award-winning magazine and GreenCarJournal.com are premier sources of information on high fuel efficiency, low emission, advanced technology, and connected vehicles. Performance Green Car of the Year™, Green Truck of the Year™, and Commercial Green Car of the 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), produced by the San Antonio Automobile Dealers, is a preeminent automotive event, bringing all things automotive to South Texas.  Dubbed “the largest showroom in South Texas,” show visitors shop and compare all makes and models of cars and trucks under one roof.  The show is also the “Truck Capitol of the Southwest.” The show is in its 49th year and will take place at the spectacular Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on November 9-12, 2017.

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