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Mercedes Hybrid E300 and E400

Mercedes-Benz proved to NAIAS-goers that green cars can go hand in hand with luxury by unveiling their hybrid car cousins, the E300 diesel hybrid and the E400 gasoline hybrid. Touting the E300 as the most efficient luxury car in the world, Mercedes showed off the techy amenities in both of the classy cars.

Volkswagon Electric E-Bugster

Can you imagine being a fly on the wall when Volkswagen finally took the covers off of its closely guarded E-Bugster electric concept vehicle? The curvaceous auto definitely lived up to the rumors that it takes after another kind of bug, the Beetle, although we thought it had a bit of Jetta or Golf mixed into it’s gene pool as well.

Ford Fusion Energi Plugin Hybrid

Living up to the title of world’s most efficient sedan is a tough job but Ford Fusion Energi Plugin Hybrid takes it all in stride. With its plug-in hybrid drivetrain capable of achieving the equivalent of 100, yes, 100, mpg, this blue beaut also touts nifty advancements like a system that parallel parks it automatically.


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