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These green cars are sure to make you drool!

June 12, 2014 11:03 IST

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With fuel price rising every other day, car-makers across the world are coming up with newer editions of green cars.

Pollution free and easy to operate, car companies are witnessing a steady rise in demand for these vehicles.

A wide range of green cars is available in the market and they are becoming more popular with each passing day.

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Image: A journalist drives a Toyota ultra-compact, tandem two-seater electric vehicle i-ROAD during the Toyota Advanced Technologies media briefing in Tokyo.
Photographs: Yuya Shino/Reuters
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The new electric driven Audi A3 e-tron car is presented at the Volkswagen group night at the Frankfurt motor show last year.

The world's biggest auto show was open to the public from September 14  to September 22, 2013.

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Photographs: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

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Tesla Model S electric automobiles are shown at a Tesla Motors showroom in Corte Madera Village, an outdoor retail mall, in Corte Madera, California May 8, 2014.

Customers can learn about electric automobile driving through interactive displays and a design studio where  car buyers can create their own Tesla Model S.

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From (L to R) Nissan Motors Iberica's President Frank Torres, Catalunya's President Artur Mas, Spanish Industry Minister Jose Manuel Soria and Nissan Motors Co. Executive Vice President Andy Palmer looks at a new e-NV200 taxi car after the inauguration of the production of the new e-NV200 electric car at Zona Franca Nissan factory, near Barcelona May 5, 2014.

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Staff place a new Toyota Corolla car for display at Auto China 2014 in Beijing, April 20, 2014.

Toyota Motor Corp plans to make and sell hybrid versions of its Corolla and Levin sedans in China next year, fitting them with locally-made components, in its first bid to entirely manufacture gas-electric hybrids outside Japan.

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A visitor looks at a Renault Twizy electric car at the European Motor Show in Brussels January 14, 2014.

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Ford C-MAX Solar Energi Concept car is displayed during the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show at Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 7, 2014.

The car incorporates concentrating solar voltaic panels in the vehicle roof.

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A Volkswagen XL1 hybrid car is displayed at Auto China 2014 in Beijing, April 20, 2014.

Volkswagen will keep expanding Chinese operations and start selling battery-powered cars in the biggest auto market as the country rewards electric-vehicle buyers to tackle air pollution.

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A visitor looks at BYD E6 electric car on display at the New Energy Auto Expo in Nanjing, Jiangsu province March 22, 2014.

Three of China's biggest cities are helping consumers pay for a range of electric cars, heeding calls to encourage the sale of green vehicles that the government sees helping tackle pollution.

China's smoggy skies topped the agenda at the annual parliamentary session this year, while Premier Li Keqiang in January demonstrated the importance of green cars by visiting a factory of BYD Co Ltd , maker of the e6 pure electric car.

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The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid, which was named 'Green Car of the Year', is pictured at the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California.

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Jonathan Browning, President and CEO of the Volkswagen Group of America, introduces the Volkswagen eGolf electric car at the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California.

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A worker makes final checks at the serial production BMW i3 electric car in the BMW factory in Leipzig. 

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A Trumpchi E-jet car is displayed at an auto show in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.

A Chinese-made car made its international movie debut in the fourth Transformers film.

The Trumpchi E-jet is a sleek, plug-in electric hybrid developed by state-owned Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd.

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Vincent Bollore, CEO of investment group Bollore, poses as he enters a BlueCar electric car before a news conference in Paris.

France's Bollore group plans to list 10 per cent of its electric car battery unit on October 30 to speed up its growth.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks next to the new BMW i3 electric car during the official opening of the Frankfurt Motor Show in Frankfurt.

The world's biggest auto show is open to the public September 14 -22. 

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A Smart electric drive Jeremy Scott edition car is presented during a media preview day at the Frankfurt Motor Show last year.

The world's biggest auto show was open to the public from September 14 to September 22.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) arrives in an electric car for a meeting with the heads of Brazil, Russia, India, China South Africa (BRICS) member states' delegations at the Constantine Palace in Strelna near St Petersburg.

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Armadillo-T, a foldable electric vehicle, folds up its rear at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Daejeon, south of Seoul.

With a click on a smartphone, the experimental electric car made in South Korea will park itself and fold nearly in half, freeing up space in crowded cities.

The quirky two-seater, named after the animal whose shell it resembles, may never see production but it is part of a trend of developing environmentally friendly vehicles for urban spaces.

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The new BMW i3 electric car is seen after it was unveiled at a ceremony in London.

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A Nissan Leaf full electric car is seen at Darcars Nissan in Rockville, Maryland.


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