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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Automaker Rankings 2007: The Environmental Performance of Car Companies

Automaker Rankings 2007: The Environmental Performance of Car Companies

Honda and Toyota left Detroit's Big Three in the dust in the Union of Concerned Scientists' (UCS) biennial ranking of the greenest automakers. For the fourth time in a row, Honda topped the science organization's rankings as the country's greenest automaker. But Toyota lost by only a nose, surging to second place by making significant cuts in global warming pollution. Hyundai-Kia, Nissan and Volkswagen were in the middle of the pack, coming in third, fourth and fifth, respectively. Ford and General Motors, meanwhile, were at the back, and DaimlerChrysler placed last, earning the Rusty Tailpipe Award for the dirtiest automaker. You can dowload the full text of the report at the URL listed here. (PDF Format; Length: 49 pages)


Union of Concerned Scientists

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April 2007

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