The Green Car Journal announced the winners of the Green Car of the Year contest.
Traditionally, the choice concerned the best hybrid cars or models with highly efficient installation. The best in 2019 was Toyota Corolla, and Honda CR-V was recognized as the best among crossovers.
The main rivals of Corolla in the competition are Ford Escape, Hyundai Sonata, Kia Soul, as well as Mazda3. Among the crossovers, Honda CR-V competed with Ford Explorer Hybrid, Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, Toyota Highlander Hybrid, Toyota RAV4.
Honda CR-V 2020 is the first hybrid SUV company in the North American market. Until 2030, 2/3 of the Honda model range will have electric power plants. Now electric car companies are quite popular: in 2019, the sale of such cars increased by 34%, reaching 50,000 vehicles.