Sleek BMW i8 hybrid sports car wins 2015 Green Car Award

April 2, 2015 by  
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BMW i8 , a hybrid sports car, nabbed the 2015 Green Car Award this morning at the New York International Auto Show . The 2015 model year BMW i8 has an all-electric range of 23 mi (37 km). The sleek hybrid spyder can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (0-100 km/h) in just 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 159mph (256 km/h). The Green Car Award is a hotly anticipated honor bestowed annually by the World Car Awards. The awards ceremony was held this morning, following the announcement of the top three finalists last month at the Geneva Motor Show . The BMW i8 triumphed over the other two finalists, the Mercedes S500 plug-in hybrid and the Volkswagen Golf GTE. Candidates for the award are reviewed by a panel of five highly respected international “green” technology experts, who make their selections for the jurors to vote upon. + World Car Awards Image via BMW Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2015 green car award , 2015 New York Auto Show , bmw i8 , green car award , green car technology , greenest car , mercedes s500 , new electric cars , new green car technology , new hybrid cars , new york auto show , New York International Auto Show , volkswagen golf gte , winner of green car award , world car awards

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Ford to Recycle 2 Million Plastic Bottles Into Fabric for Its Focus Electric

January 9, 2012 by  
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In the run-up to this year’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) , Ford announced a plan to recycle around 2 million used plastic bottles for use in its Focus Electric vehicle. The plastic will be diverted from landfills and converted into REPREVE fabric that can be used for seating in the  Focus . Done in collaboration with REPREVE’s makers at Unifi, the company will be carrying out their plan by first collecting used plastic bottles at this week’s NAIAS in Detroit. Read the rest of Ford to Recycle 2 Million Plastic Bottles Into Fabric for Its Focus Electric Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2 million plastic bottles recycled , detroit auto show 2012 , focus electric , ford , green car technology , north american auto show , recycling plastic bottles , repreve , unifi

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Design Website Groopti Unveils Museum Quality Cardboard Furniture Series

January 9, 2012 by  
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