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Truck, Commercial, and Performance Green Car of the Year Finalists Announced by San Antonio Auto & Truck Show

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SAN ANTONIO (October 6, 2017) — Green Car Journal has identified finalists for its prestigious Green Car Awards™ hosted annually by the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, this year from November 9-12, 2017. In contention for the 2018 Performance Green Car of the Year™ award are the Acura NSX, Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang, Honda Civic Type R, and Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid. 2018 Green Truck of the Year™ finalists include the Chevrolet Colorado, Ford F-150, GMC Canyon, Honda Ridgeline, and Toyota Tacoma. Finalists for 2018 Commercial Green Car of the Year™ include the Ford F-250 Super Duty, Ford Transit Connect, Ford Police Responder Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz Metris, and RAM ProMaster City.

“The diversity of this year’s award finalists shows just how aggressively environmental achievement is emerging in all vehicle classes,” said Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and GreenCarJournal.com. “This year’s award finalists at the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show include pickups and vans, sports cars and sedans, hybrids and conventionally powered vehicles. Their common thread is increased efficiency, lower carbon emissions, and greater environmental performance.”

The Green Car Awards™ at the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show honor pickups, light commercial vehicles, and performance vehicles that feature greater efficiency and notable environmental achievement. Nominated vehicles will be on display in a special Green Car Awards™ Finalists Exhibit during the run-of-show. Winners will be announced at a Green Car Journal press conference on November 9.

“As we move toward the goal of efficiency in the industry, it is important to bring recognition to these transits, cars, and trucks so that more consumers are aware of all that they can do and how they can better impact the environment,” said Pam Crail, President of San Antonio Auto Dealers.

For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.saautoshow.com.

 

About Green Car Journal

The Green Car Awards™ are an important part of Green Car Journal’s mission to showcase environmental progress in the auto industry. The award-winning magazine and GreenCarJournal.com are premier sources of information on high fuel efficiency, low emission, advanced technology, and connected vehicles. Performance Green Car of the Year™, Green Truck of the Year™, and Commercial Green Car of the Year™ are trademarks of Green Car Journal and RJ Cogan Specialty Publications Group, Inc.

 

About San Antonio Auto & Truck Show

The San Antonio Auto and Truck Show (SAAS), produced by the San Antonio Automobile Dealers, is a preeminent automotive event, bringing all things automotive to South Texas. Dubbed “the largest showroom in South Texas,” show visitors shop and compare all makes and models of cars and trucks under one roof. The show is also the “Truck Capitol of the Southwest.” The show is in its 49th year and will take place at the spectacular Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on November 9-12, 2017.

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Episode 19 | Ulanday Toms Music Artist Interview (Special Edition)

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Special Edition Alert! Ulanday Toms Singer/Songwriter/Actress talks about being in the music industry, being a single mother, being part of a reality series #FaceTheMusic and more!

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Glenda Ulanday Toms was born on January 31,1987 in Prince Georges County, MD to the late Queen Esther Franklin and Funk singer, Gary Toms of the Gary Toms Empire. At the age of 2, Ulanday began singing in her church choir at First Baptist Church of Guilford, where she continued to sing until her college days. Ulanday’s first performance was at her 5th grade graduation where she sanged R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly.”
Being inspired by singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy; Ulanday entered and won singing competitions while attending school. For two years in a row, Toms won the “Showtime at the Apollo” talent competition at Hammond High School in Columbia, MD. She continued to sing while attending South Carolina State University, 2005 she met South Carolina’s DJ Cleve. The two began working in the studio to prepare for South Carolina State University’s Talent Showcase and Miss Alpha Phi Alpha in 2006.
After her performances around campus, Ulanday established a name for herself, which provided her the opportunity to sing back up for Motown Records’ recording artist Lenny Williams and Gospel group Mary Mary at her university’s homecoming event. A year later, Ulanday received a singing scholarship, and transferred to Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD.
In 2012, Ulanday released her first single “Hey DJ” with Southeast Styles record label in Washington, DC. To pursue her singing and songwriting career, Toms moved to Atlanta, GA in 2013 where she began working with Powerhouse Muzik Group. Ulanday aspires to write for artist like August Alsina, Jhene Aiko, Rihanna, and many more, while continuing to pursue her career as an artist.

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Ep 12 | Interview with John Hartsfield Co-Founder of Icon Talks

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I am Refocused Podcast Show is brought to you by RefocusedMagazine.com live at Rockafellas Barber Shop every Thursday!

Today’s guest on I Am Refocused Podcast is John Hartsfield Co-Founder of Icon Talks

John Hartsfield Bio:

John’s leadership in San Antonio is impressive and includes a variety of expertise. Hartsfield is an entrepreneur and CEO of Nationwide Merchants, he also known as the “Go To Guy” for putting together high profile celebrity events in support of both non and for profit organizations that benefit the youth. He not only gives back to the youth by volunteering within the community but he also is a very powerful motivational speaker and speaks to the youth about overcoming obstacles and challenges they may face in their life. He also acts as a board officer for two notable non-profits Breaking Down Walls and The Ferrari Kid Organization for children battling cancer. His expertise and professional network help to solidify strategic partnerships and sponsorships yielding successful programs, which provide an educational and inspiring pathway for the youth of tomorrow. He is a recipient of the Hidalgo Award, Bexar County’s highest decoration for his service and dedication to the community.

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November Issue 2017

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Bay Bay McClinton shares his story, Icon Talks brings Rapper T.I. coming to San Antonio December 7, 2017 at the Tobin Center, B Michele Events presents Praise and Laughter vol. 3 November 18, 2017, and more!

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