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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Inhabitat Gets Electric Vehicle Fever at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Posted By Brit Liggett On March 19, 2012 @ 11:30 am In automotive,carousel showcase,Detroit Auto Show,Electric Cars,Green Transportation,Innovation,Interviews | 6 Comments

Inhabitat’s Jill Fehrenbacher recently hit the scene of the 2012 North American International Auto Show [1] in Detroit, where she toured the laser-filled show to bring you an exclusive look at the world’s hottest new electric vehicles [2] and hybrid cars [3]! She got the lowdown on the sexiest new hybrid vehicle [4]upcoming Jetta Hybrid [5] and the E-Bugster electric Beetle concept [6]. She also took an inside look at the quirky styling of Smart’s For-US electric pickup truck [7] and the brand new Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid [8], which is sure to be a consumer favorite when it hits the streets this year. Check out our exclusive video above for the most exciting green cars at from the 2012 Detroit Auto Show [1]!

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We found ourselves gaping at the sheer volume of eco vehicles [9] on display this year at North America’s most important auto show. Everywhere we turned, another company was unveiling another electric car or hybrid vehicle. It seems everyone is clamoring to get a piece of the pie that the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf [10] have been monopolizing for the past year.

We saw eco cars unveiled with a variety of drivetrains – from the efficient engine of the Jetta Hybrid [5] to the Ford Fusion Energi [8]‘s plug-in hybrid technology, to the all-electric power of the Smart For-Us [7]. Stay tuned to Inhabitat to learn when the great green vehicles from the Detroit Auto Show [9] will be available at a dealership near you – and check out our roundup of the hottest hybrids and electric cars hitting the streets in 2012 [11]!

+ Detroit Auto Show Coverage on Inhabitat [1]

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[1] 2012 North American International Auto Show: http://inhabitat.com/?cat=23741451

[2] electric vehicles: http://inhabitat.com/?cat=23788907

[3] hybrid cars: http://inhabitat.com/tag/hybrid

[4] sexiest new hybrid vehicle: http://inhabitat.com/lexus-unveils-hot-new-lf-lc-luxury-hybrid-coupe-at-detroit-auto-show/

[5] upcoming Jetta Hybrid: http://inhabitat.com/pics-volkswagen-debuts-its-2013-hybrid-jetta-at-the-2012-detroit-auto-show/

[6] E-Bugster electric Beetle concept: http://inhabitat.com/volkswagen-reveals-its-super-secret-e-bugster-all-electric-vehicle-concept-at-the-detroit-auto-show/

[7] For-US electric pickup truck: http://inhabitat.com/smart-unveils-its-for-us-mini-pickup-at-the-detroit-auto-show/

[8] Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid: http://inhabitat.com/ford-unveils-2013-fusion-energi-plug-in-hybrid-at-the-detroit-auto-show/

[9] sheer volume of eco vehicles: http://inhabitat.com/category/detroit-auto-show-2/

[10] Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf: http://inhabitat.com/electric-vehicle-smackdown-chevy-volt-vs-nissan-leaf/

[11] hottest hybrids and electric cars hitting the streets in 2012: http://inhabitat.com/top-6-new-electric-vehicles-and-hybrid-cars-hitting-the-streets-in-2012/

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