In the future cars are going to have to get greener - and by that we mean more economical, with lower exhaust emissions and a smaller whole-life carbon footprints. The drive to go green is a major challenge for car manufacturers but the good news is that they’re already rising to it.
Different car brands favour different green car technologies but the goal is the same: green cars that are kinder to the environment, cheaper to run and still desirable to consumers.
But what are the best green cars currently on sale? The choice is wide and growing, and with a wide range of different technologies at work, it can be difficult to chart a path through this area of the market. That’s where we come in.
We’ve plotted a list of the best green cars you can buy right now. This top ten selection of our top environmentally friendly models currently available takes into account the full range of the modern green car market from hybrid and electric to petrol and diesel.
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