2018 Northwest Green Vehicle of the Year

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Charging Into the Future
Alternative-fuel vehicles and high-tech hybrid powertrains tend to receive a lot of press as America — along with the rest of the world — contemplates the future of the automobile. And while they may represent the future, at present these vehicles make up a very small percentage of overall sales in the U.S. Although consumers like reading and talking about these advanced vehicles, they don’t tend to make the jump to driving something that might require a readjustment of driving style and routine. To showcase how these vehicles can operate efficiently in the real world, each year the Northwest Auto Press Association gathers the latest in electric, hybrid and plug-in vehicles to determine which is the “greenest” of them all.

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