The push for environmental sustainable solutions to the world’s ever growing energy demands has spawned a new market for zero emission vehicles and 2012 is a banner year for many of the companies that are in the race to corner a substantial fraction of the world’s green-car market. Today, manufacturers like Honda, Nissan and Ford are out-dueling themselves in creating novel car solutions towards zero emissions.
The product info listing for these cars may look like a snippet of a Star Trek movie script but make no mistake about it, these cars are here for real. You can visit website URL to check out the many technological advancements built into these futuristic automobiles because quite frankly, the world is slowly but surely catching up the hype.
In the succeeding paragraphs, we review the three best zero emissions vehicles in 2012 and what prospective car owners can expect from these vehicles.
Ford Focus 2012 Electric. The Focus is a well-known brand with a long history of victories against competing models and taking this to an eco-friendly direction only serves to enhance the myth of the Focus. The 2012 edition, short of implementing its own pressure washing system, is powered by a magnetic electric motor rated for 123hp allowing the car to run like any other car would on the highway. The base model sells for around $40,000 which is no help to the remove complaints board pleas at Ford, but is well within the price range of other competing partial emission models like Toyota’s Prius.
Nissan LEAF 2012. LEAF stands for Leading, Environmentally friendly, Affordable, family car and is Nissan’s pitch at a zero emissions vehicle that is attractive to customers. It is rated to run up to 117 kilometers on a single charge. It is all electric and has won the 2010 Green Car Vision Award and 2011 European Car of the Year award for its design and performance. You can visit project on the Nissan website for more information on this ultra attractive electric family car.
Honda FCX Clarity. Powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, the FCX is a zero emissions vehicle since 2008 up to today. The vehicle is yet to be released as a product that can be bought straight out of the market but is rather only available via lease for around $600 per month. Honda has yet to make it a fully sustainable hydrogen-cell fueled car so this is not covered by current VA loan rates but Honda’s foray into this market segment builds high hopes for the development of commercial zero emission car models in the near future. Pretty soon, you can visit your URL and expect Honda ZEV advertisements left and right; but until then, the hybrid PZEV Honda release remains to be the best bet at clean energy automobile design from Honda.
Will the electric car and its competing designs for zero emission vehicles take off? Only time will tell. The good news is that car manufacturers continue to actively pursue great technological solutions to the petroleum-dependency and emission problems. With enough time, it should be able to compete with mainstream car designs.