YouTube is continuing its work in replacing television for casual viewing as it pushes into every imaginable niche, allowing users to find the video content they want with an exactness not previously possible, and taking mere seconds to do it.
One group who is served particularly well by YouTube are is that of car enthusiasts. According to Mashabel.com, we spend around 2.9 billion hours on YouTube and based on cheapcarinsurance.net, automotive is the second most popular topic there (going after celebrities). With thousands of YouTube channels offering everything from car reviews to automotive event coverage, there are literally millions of hours of car-related content available on the website.
With the growing trend towards all things green, eco-friendly cars are garnering extra attention with the release of every new model and YouTube contributors are responding with exciting new content, updated daily.
For potential buyers looking to explore the growing market for environmentally responsible cars, there is no better source for pre-sales information. If green vehicles are your thing, check out these five YouTube channels for eco-friendly car buyers:
Aiming to entertain as well as educate, the YouTube channel maintained by the folks at GreenCar.com ranks as one of the better sources for videos relating to hybrids and other energy-efficient vehicles. This channel promises to keep environmental thinking as a crucial part of each video presentation, making for news and reviews that will sit particularly well with buyers looking to wade into the eco-friendly vehicle market.
With more than 350 videos available, the GreenCar.com channel has been neglected as of late, but there is still a treasure trove of information available in their videos!
Boasting nearly 50 videos that offer in-depth looks into everything from electric SUVs to solar powered scooters, the Pure Green Cars YouTube channel is a constantly updated source for information on the very latest goings on in the energy efficient vehicle arena.
Offering a look at not only what’s current in the green vehicle industry, but also what’s to come, this single YouTube channel offers you the ability to research what’s available while keeping an eye on what’s around the corner, helping you to make the soundest possible decision in your search for new energy efficient wheels.
English and French come togetherin this fantastic channel that seeks to combine the best of eco-friendly car news, reviews and announcements into a single source.
With its bilingual approach and absolute focus on green driving, this channel offers standard fare such as reviews and news highlights while adding in personal overviews of driving experiences, providing a growing number of videos to cover all of your environmentally friendly driving research needs.
Hosted by Seth Leitman, the author behind popular website GreenLivingGuy.com, this YouTube channel has something to offer everyone with an environmentally tuned mind, including a close and personable look at many green vehicles, from hybrid cars to electric boats.
For potential eco-friendly car buyers looking for a real person’s point of view with no corporate sponsorship shenanigans involved, Leitman offers a easy-to-follow format punctuated by facts and experiential notes that can prove invaluable to your research.
While the entire channel isn’t green-centric, the official YouTube home of Toyota is the place to be for news and views relating to the most popular hybrid electric vehicle in North America: the Toyota Prius. Combined with their hybrid versions of the Civic and Camry, Toyota has long lead the pack in innovation and consumer focus in the energy efficient vehicle niche, bringing new features to every model they release while spending billions of dollars on research and development as the auto industry finally begins to set its sights on a green future on the road.
Whether you plan to purchase a Toyota vehicle or not, keeping up with the best of the best is an easy way to decide what features are most important to you as you weigh your next big purchase.