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Green Cars

A green vehicle or environmentally friendly vehicle is a road motor vehicle that produces less harmful impacts to the environment than comparable conventional internal combustion engine vehicles running on gasoline or diesel, or one that uses alternative fuels. Green vehicles are powered by alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies and include hybrid electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, battery electric vehicles, compressed-air vehicles, hydrogen and fuel-cell vehicles, neat ethanol vehicles, flexible-fuel vehicles, natural gas vehicles, clean diesel vehicles, and some sources also include vehicles using blends of biodiesel and ethanol fuel or gasohol.

Bochum University developed an electric van

The University of Bochum and the Institute of Electrical Mobility and the initiative of Bochum Ruhr-E Mobile, are also engaged in the automotive supplier Delphi, with its development center in Wuppertal and competence to take on the development of an electric van. The goal is to design not just a prototype, but it will develop in two years to ready ...

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Proton Hybrid Concept: first pictures of the crossover version with bodywork

Malaysian automaker Proton will present a hybrid concept vehicle at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show that was made in cooperation with its British subsidiary – Lotus Engineering and Italdesign Giugiaro. The car will be displayed on the Italdesign stand. Manufacturer will also be a little-known niche, but Proton has already understood the hint: in the current market serves as a ...

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Peugeot iOn – charge your batteries

0 emission, 100% electrically iOn – the new Peugeot generat-iOn. The debut of the electric car market is approaching: Peugeot yesterday discovered the cards in his iOn, which will be proposed in France for 500 euros per month. The small zero emissions will launch in late 2010-as the twins Mitsubishi i-MiEV and Citroën C-Zero and during the first phase of ...

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Mercedes F 800 Style: Vision of a “green” Superclass

With a new research vehicle, Mercedes has an idea for a “green” luxury sedan in the E-class format. Thus, the platform enables the 4.74 meter five-seater different propulsion technologies. The car can be a purely electric with a fuel cell powered or with a plug-in hybrid. The study style is F 800 (presented at the Geneva Motor Show March 4 ...

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