Green Car Journal Announces Finalists For 2019 SUV, Luxury, And Green Car Of The Year® Award

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First off, Winners of Expanded 2019 Green Car Awards to be Announced at AutoMobility LA on November 29.

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Green Car Journal recently announced the finalists for its expanded Green Car Awards™ program. Therefore, their Green Car Awards will be presented on November 29 at LA Auto Show’s AutoMobility LA. As well, Finalists for the 2019 Green Car of the Year include the Honda Insight, Lexus ES 300h, Nissan Altima, Toyota Avalon Hybrid and Volkswagen Jetta. In addition, we have a Green Car Awards for Luxury Green Car of the Year™. So they are the Audi e-tron, Jaguar I-PACE, Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid, Range Rover P400e, and Tesla Model 3. Furthermore, Green SUV of the Year™ finalists include the Cadillac XT4, Hyundai Kona, Lexus UX, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and finally the Volvo XC40.

Firstly, for the past 14 years, Green Car Journal has recognized leadership in the automotive field. 

2019 Green Car of the Year® Finalists:

HONDA INSIGHT
LEXUS ES 300h
NISSAN ALTIMA
TOYOTA AVALON HYBRID
VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
In addition and Since its start in 2006, the Green Car of the Year® has been selected by Green Car Journal editors and invited jurors. They are from highly respected efficiency and environmental organizations. This year’s invited Green Car of the Year®jurors include celebrity auto enthusiast Jay Leno; Jean-Michel Cousteau, President of Ocean Futures Society; Matt Petersen, President and CEO of Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator and Board Member of Global Green USA.  In addition to is Dr. Alan Lloyd, President Emeritus of the International Council on Clean Transportation and Senior Research Fellow at the Energy Institute.  Then you have the University of Texas at Austin; Mindy Lubber, President of CERES; and Jason Hartke, President of the Alliance to Save Energy.
2019 Luxury Green Car of the Year® Finalists:
AUDI e-tron
JAGUAR I-PACE
Jaguar’s first electric vehicle, the new I-PACE offers a pleasing and aggressive design, luxury appointments, exceptional driving characteristics, and a 240-mile all-electric driving range.
PORSCHE CAYENNE E-HYBRID
Test driven by the Green Living Guy, the Cayenne E-Hybrid is an all-new generation of Porsche’s plug-in Cayenne model.  It features a 3.0-liter gas engine and 136 hp electric motor for exceptional performance and greater efficiency.  One day, we shall see.
RANGE ROVER P400e
In addition, we have a new plug-in hybrid variant of the Range Rover SUV.  This P400e combines the luxury of the standard model with efficiency achieved with a 2.0-liter gas engine and 114 hp electric motor.
TESLA MODEL 3
Sold more than any, Tesla’s, Model 3.  It is a stylish and high-tech sedan offering a signature Tesla look. It’s got lots of advanced technology, and an EPA estimated electric range of 210 to 310 miles.
2019 Green Car Awards SUV of the Year® Finalists:
CADILLAC XT4
Not sure about this is Cadillac XT4 blends its functionality a compact SUV.  Never test driven but I hear the SUV is Cadillac sedan.  As well, it’s got efficiency of turbocharged four-cylinder power in a stylish new model. Meh!
HYUNDAI KONA
Hyundai’s stylish Kona crossover SUV comes in two variations, one powered by efficient internal combustion power and the other an all-electric model that delivers 258 miles of electric range.
LEXUS UX
Offered in a hybrid UX 250h hybrid. Lexus’ entry-level luxury model offers admirable efficiency in a functional, efficient, and compact form.
MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV
In addition, The Outlander PHEV is Mitsubishi’s new plug-in hybrid addition to its full-size SUV model. Therefore, this one provides greater efficiency and AWD.  Finally, it’s also using a 2.0-liter gasoline engine and two electric motors.
VOLVO XC40
The all-new XC40 compact SUV, the first model built on Volvo’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA).  It features a bold exterior, refined interior, and efficient four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain.
In conclusion, the Green Car Awards™ winners announcement on Thursday, November 29, at 8:15 a.m. PST. That’s located inside AutoMobility LA’s Technology Pavilion. 
First off, AutoMobility LA takes place November 26-29 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In conclusion, for more information on AutoMobility LA or to register for the show, please visit automobilityla.com.

Source: The Green Car Awards and the LA Auto Show http//www.laautoshow.com/

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