about us.

We believe a brighter future begins with cleaner transportation.

GreenCars is advancing the zero-emission evolution by accelerating the adoption of sustainable vehicles.

We created GreenCars to give the world a dedicated resource that provides free, easy access to information about zero-emission vehicles. As part of one of the largest automotive retailers, we also connect you to shop directly from Lithia & Driveway’s nationwide inventory.
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Passionate Advocacy

We believe in taking care of our planet, strengthening local communities, and setting an example for tomorrow.

Tailored Education

Find informative and intuitive resources designed to help you make a sustainable choice at an affordable price

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Simple Buying Experience

We’ve partnered with Driveway to offer an easy solution to finding your perfect ride.

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Practical Resources

Explore our buyer’s guide, EV incentives, charging station locations and more.


Electrify Your Drive

Whether you’re comparing vehicles side-by-side, or exploring in-depth guides on how electric cars and hybrids work, or looking to purchase or finance your next vehicle, we want you to feel confident and supported.

The Power Behind GreenCars

GreenCars works with hundreds of participating dealerships nationwide to bring knowledge, first-hand experiences, and passion for sustainable driving into the community. Plus, we offer access to charging at over 200 partner stores.

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Nationwide Access

With more than 200 partner network locations that offer a safe and convenient charging experience.

More than 500 Chargers

Level 1, 2 and 3 charging locations near you, including thousands of public stations, with our Charging Station Map.

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GreenCars is part of Lithia & Driveway

Our story began in 1946, when Walter DeBoer opened a car dealership in Ashland, Oregon. His goal was to better people’s lives through personal transportation. Seventy-seven years later, Lithia & Driveway (NYSE:LAD) is still committed to making the world a better place by giving consumers options for cleaner transportation. GreenCars is our platform to educate, advise and inform consumers on how to drive green.

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Our Team

We're a national team working to help accelerate green transportation for people and the planet.

Chad Yee

GreenCars Contributor

Chad Yee is a lifelong car guy, EV enthusiast, marketing professional, and automotive industry veteran. For over two decades, he has held various executive positions in the automotive industry in sales, marketing, retail, and product management for brands such as Toyota, Lexus, and Nissan.

Carson Bristol

GreenCars Contributor

Carson Bristol is an analyst on the sustainability team at Lithia Motors, supporting decarbonization efforts company-wide.

Chase Drum

GreenCars Contributor

Chase is the founder of Bespoke EVs Consulting. He lives in Bend, Oregon with his wife, two dogs, and 1987 Land Rover Defender 90 that he is converting to an EV.

Samantha Silberberger

GreenCars Contributor

Samantha Silberberger is a student at Southern Oregon University, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Tourism Management.

Michael Bettencourt

GreenCars Contributor

An EV owner since 2012 and a professional auto journalist for more than 20 years.

Sawyer Cleveland

Contributor | GreenCars; SOU Student

Sawyer Cleveland studies at Southern Oregon University, has been placed on the Provost's list multiple times and received the 2023 Outstanding Certificate in Sustainable Tourism Student award.

Dr. Pavlina McGrady

Associate Professor, School of Business | Southern Oregon University

Dr. McGrady is an associate professor at the School of Business at Southern Oregon University whose research interests focus on factors affecting corporate sustainability

Jesse Hidde

Contributor | GreenCars

Jesse Hidde is a GreenCars contributor and a Production Editor at Lithia Motors.

Pedro Ruiz

Content Contributor | GreenCars

At Diablo Subaru of Walnut Creek (California), Pedro works across sales, social media, and community outreach to engage with drivers and foster meaningful connections.

Kevin Jennings

Senior Manager and Contributor | GreenCars

Kevin Jennings leads the GreenCars team to attract and educate the public on the benefits of sustainable transportation options.

Laurance Yap

Senior Manager and Contributor | GreenCars

Laurance Yap worked for a decade as an automotive journalist before joining Porsche, where he ran PR and marketing in Canada. He led global marketing for RM Sotheby’s, and is a senior manager at GreenCars and a regular contributor to the site.

Dave Nichols

Senior Editor and Contributor | GreenCars

Dave Nichols is the marketing copywriter for Lithia Motors’ online research center and GreenCars content. He worked with Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond of Top Gear to develop the online car portal Drive Tribe. His current duties include reviewing cars as the host of “Cruisin’” video road tests on YouTube.

Join the team.

Our philosophy is simple – hire a team of diverse, passionate people and foster a culture that empowers you to do your best work, and help  advance sustainable transportation.

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