Earth Day Countdown: Top 10 Green Autovations

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This year, April 22 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day! In commemoration of this important event, well be surfacing articles with news and tips on making our daily lives more eco-friendly:

The future of driving technology seems to be focused on not only making our lives more comfortable and convenient, but improving our quality of life as well. A recent report by MSN detailed a list of 10 exciting innovations that could revolutionize the auto industry, and while some of these are still in early developmental stages, others are already being tested and are expected to hit the market in coming years. Among some of these enhancements are:

  • Special speed bumps on the road which not only slow the car down as normal speed bumps would, but convert this change in momentum into electricity that can be reused.
  • A common plug-in hybrid car which can charge up in about 8 hours and can also rely on a backup gasoline engine
  • Stackable City Cars which could maximize auto storage in crowded urban environments

Full article here.
Which of these innovations do you think will catch on the most?
What other ideas can you think of to make us greener drivers?

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