Green Cars: A Guide to Alternative Energy Cars

Information on gasoline-electric hybrids, battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell and biofuels.

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Toyota Prius

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As we reach the end (we hope!) of the era of gasoline-guzzling, air-polluting vehicles, some new automotive technologies stand out. Here’s what’s coming down the road.

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Sources: 
ACEEE’s Green Book, by John DeCicco and James Kliesch (American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 2003)
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association’s “Fuel Fact Sheets”
Blue Sun Biodiesel