“When we initial schooled how to drive, a usually immature cars were ones that were embellished that colour.”

The quote says it all. Delivered by Jil McIntosh – automobile publisher and house member of AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada) – during a Green Living Show in Toronto final month, it illustrates only how distant “green” cars have come.

An critical impulse in a expansion of these vehicles took place during a event, as AJAC handed out a initial Canadian Green Car Award.

“We’re only during a commencement of a series in immature cars,” pronounced AJAC’s Peter Gorrie.  “We wish this endowment to assistance everybody know and conclude it. And to make a best probable choices for themselves and a environment.”

You might have listened by now that a 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid took home a prestigious honours. The foe was stiff, with a Fusion pitted opposite 14 vehicles that were nominated by their manufacturers for a award. AJAC famous copiousness of opposite factors and criteria for a award, including:

  • Fuel economy and emissions
  • Use of recycled/naturally sourced materials
  • Build quality
  • Driving experience
  • Overall features
  • Availability
  • Price

The new Fusion Hybrid is one of a tack vehicles in a blue oval’s Hybrid/EV lineup. To learn some-more about some of a features, click here.

Also honourable of some approval is a Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid, that was among a 5 finalists for a Green Car Award.

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