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Posted By Emily Pilloton On January 24, 2007 @ 5:08 am In Green Transportation,Innovation | 8 Comments

Airstream Ford Crossover Concept Vehicle, Green Vehicle, Green Cars, sustainable transportant eco-friendly cars, sustainable cars, hybrid vehicles [1]

One piece of extra-shiny eye candy at the recent Detroit Auto Show [2] was Airstream and Ford’s “crossover” concept vehicle [3]. While more car than livable trailer, the stunning, modern, and inhabitable vehicle is nevertheless a great example of mobile living and sleek design. The partnership between the two automotive companies resulted in a vehicle centered around the idea of the American Journey, roadtrips, wanderlust, and adventures. Its greenest and most cutting-edge feature is the newly developed HySeries Drive [4], an efficient powertrain technology that operates under electric power at all times while yielding a combined city/highway fuel economy of 40 miles per gallon. Its interior truly has the typical road-tripper in mind, with a rear “lounge” area and screen for entertainment and games. The screen also works as a light source, providing ambient mood settings or even a virtual fireplace.

+ Ford Airstream Concept [3]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2007/01/24/airstream-and-fords-crossover-concept-vehicle/

[2] Detroit Auto Show: http://www.naias.com/

[3] Airstream and Ford’s “crossover” concept vehicle: http://www.airstream.com/fordairstream.html

[4] HySeries Drive: http://media.ford.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=25150

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