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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.

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 – first official info and photos

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 has some impressive numbers, the first hybrid car in the Bavarian Motor Works history. BMW released the first official images and data of its new model. BMW revolutionizes the idea of middle class hybrid. If until now we consider that hybrids are models built only for a very low fuel consumption, the first full-hybrid 3 Series completely ...

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Porsche 918 Spyder – first info and photos

Porsche 918 Spyder – the supercar we’ve all been waiting for. Finally, the technical specifications has been posted online. The super-sport hybrid needs only 9 seconds to accelerate from 0-200 km/h (125 mph), while maximum speed is 325 km/h (202 mph). Porsche 918 Spyder, the hybrid that will become the Porsche flagship, is becoming, even more, a reality. The model ...

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Toyota RAV4 EV

Toyota RAV4 EV – first official info and photos

The 100% electric version of Toyota RAV4 was presented at 26th Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles. Toyota RAV4 EV will enter in sales up to this summer in California. Toyota presented in Los Angeles, during a symposium dedicated to electric cars, the 100% electric version of its famous SUV: the new Toyota RAV4 EV. Toyota RAV4 EV photo gallery ...

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Veeco RT1 – the first Portuguese electric car

A Portuguese car company has developed a sporty electric vehicle, which has an autonomy of 402 km (250 miles). Veeco RT1 accelerates from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 8 seconds and can reach 160 km/h (100 mph). The electric cars family received yet another member. It comes from Portugal, it’s called Veeco RT1 and will debut on the market at ...

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Geneva 2012 Live: Toyota and the amazing concepts

Toyota at Geneva Motor Show 2012 presented the new 2012 Toyota Yaris Hybrid, 2012 Toyota GT 86, the already known Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid coupe alongside some amazing concepts: Toyota FCV-R, Toyota FT-Bh Hybrid and Toyota Diji. Toyota came at Geneva Motor Show 2012 with a long list of debuts, including the long awaited GT-86 and Yaris Hybrid, together with ...

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