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MARTIN ROMJUE: Is It Dirty To Be Green?

MORE SKEPTICS NEEDED: A global environmental expert reports the truth behind subsidized electric cars in a Wall Street Journal commentary this week. How refreshing to read some common sense amid the green hype.

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Putting Testy Tesla To the Test

The recent spat between Tesla Motors and the New York Times over its road test review of the Tesla Model S Sedan does not flatter the electric vehicle maker.

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Tesla Model S Gets Media Charge

TESLA PULLS THE PLUG ON ILCT: A batch of news stories about the Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan underscores how it attracts a lot of attention, since it is the most realistic and appealing all-electric car on

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Toyota Debuts New Avalon Livery Model

2013 ADDS LIMO AMENITIES: LCT will publish an article in the December issue on the new 2013 Toyota Avalon, now available in gasoline and hybrid models. The modified L livery version adds the following relevant chauffeured car amenities:

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A Fig Leaf of Endurance So Far

A review in Car & Driver points out that the electric Nissan Leaf Limo built by Imperial Limoland.com still needs to make some big gains in range. Most limousine companies will not invest in a vehicle

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BMW Updating 7-Series For 2013

Car and Driver reports that a refreshed version of the 7-series luxury sedan will go on sale in July, but BMW wouldn’t comment on any specifics. The ActiveHybrid 7 will adopt a more efficiency-minded mission like

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Tesla Model S Luxury Sedan Has TWO Trunks

The electric vehicle’s added space may be perfect for clients who bring a little extra luggage. The rear trunk is 28.7 cubic feet, rising to 58.1 cubic feet with the aft seats collapsed, and the front

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My Smooth Ride In A Hybrid Fusion L

With nearly 95% of the legroom and MORE headroom than the Town Car Executive L, the Royale-built Hybrid L Fusion was a nice ride from O’Hare to Downtown Chicago.

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British Operators Love Their BMWs

BMW MAKES STRIDES: Professional Driver magazine in the United Kingdom has honored the BMW 730Ld with its overall Car of the Year title as well as a victory in the Chauffeur Car category. Two U.S. operators

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NEW VIDEO of Electric Luxury Sedan

A sneak peak of Tesla’s Model S prototype cruising around a test track, and a new study on electric-car GHG emissions with surprising results.