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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.

NAIAS 2012: Ford C-Max Hybrid and Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in Hybrid

Ford presented the first pictures with Ford C-Max hybrid and Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in Hybrid. They will be officially launched at the Detroit Auto Show 2012 (North American International Auto Show – NAIAS 2012) in January. Ford presented the first official pictures and information about the two versions of the C-Max hybrid compact MPV. We are talking about Ford C-Max ...

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Volvo V60 D6 Plug-in Hybrid – orders lists from spring 2012

Volvo V60 D6 diesel-electric plug-in hybrid will make its debut in spring 2012. The model has a 2.4-liter diesel engine, 215 hp and 440 Nm (324 lb-ft) of torque and emits just 49 grams CO2 per kilometer (127.2 mpg US, 152.8 mpg UK). Volvo published the official details regarding their new V60 D6 plug-in hybrid and announced that the orders ...

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Honda Micro Commuter Concept at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011

In addition to AC-X and Small EV, Honda comes at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011 with an even smaller concept called Honda Micro Commuter Concept. Honda Micro Commuter Concept is a small electric concept (obviously) that the Japanese manufacturer will be presenting at the 42nd edition of the Tokyo Motor Show. The model will share the Honda stand with ...

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Frankfurt 2011: 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid and Toyota Prius+

Toyota will present at the Frankfurt Motor Show the series version Prius Plug-in Hybrid, the outlet powered derivative of the famous hybrid, and a seven-seater MPV version of the Prius called Prius+. Toyota launches the version of Prius powered from the outlet Toyota officially announced the debut of the new Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid at this year’s edition of the ...

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Honda Insight Facelift – World Premiere in Frankfurt

Honda refreshes its hybrid by excellence just two years after the launch. Honda Insight Facelift gets a more efficient drive train and aesthetic improvements to compete on an equal footing with the great rival Toyota Prius. Honda has published only nine days before the start of the Frankfurt Motor Show, the first image with the facelift that the Japanese manufacturer ...

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